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2009-07-08 10:25:00

Long-term declines of elephants, giraffe, impala and other animals in Kenya are occurring at the same rates within the country's national parks as outside of these protected areas, according to a study released this week."This is the first time we've taken a good look at a national park system in one country, relative to all of the wildlife populations across the whole country," said David Western, an adjunct professor of biology at UC San Diego and the founding executive director of the...

2008-09-07 06:00:07

Text of report by Juma Kwayera entitled "Nema makes fresh bid to stop Tanzania's soda ash project" published by Kenyan privately- owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 7 September; subheading inserted editorially Kenya and Tanzania are headed for a fresh round of confrontation after the former restated its previous position that the planned construction of a soda ash and salt extraction factory on the shores of Lake is economic assault. A new environment impact assessment report...

2006-01-16 14:40:00

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Desperate Maasai herdsmen are driving starving cattle into Nairobi to escape drought and feed off the better-watered pastures and leafy neighborhoods of the Kenyan capital. Illustrating the extreme measures being taken across Kenya -- where several dozen people and thousands of livestock have died from hunger and thirst -- the red-robed, stick-wielding Maasai are walking huge distances to Nairobi with their cattle. Once there, they take the emaciated...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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