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Canada announces $15M humanitarian and development assistance in Kenya

Canada will provide $15 million to support refugees and drought-affected communities in Kenya, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday following a visit to the Dadaab refugee camp in the arid eastern part of the country, near the border with Somalia. Hussen,» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Refugee advocates worried about Kenya camp closing

International humanitarian agency CARE says it wants the rights of refugees protected as Kenya prepares to close down all refugee camps on its territory. Earlier this month, Kenyan authorities, citing national security concerns, announced that they plan to close all» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Ottawa ‘concerned’ about Kenya’s plan to close world’s biggest refugee camp

Ottawa is adding its voice to a chorus of Western governments and international NGOs calling  on Kenya’s government to abandon its plan to close the world’s biggest refugee camp and send hundreds of thousands of Somalis back to their war-torn» 

Economy, Health, International

Canadian dentistry goes to Kenyan villages

A trio of dentistry students from the University of Alberta are still talking about an exciting and useful trip to Kenya. The third year students took their skills to three relatively remote locations to provide charitable dental care to local» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canadian advice helping Kenyan farmers

AVC professor Dr John Vanleeuwen has led student veterinarians to over several years to advise Kenya farmers and treat their animals. © University of Prince Edward Island Thanks to a Canadian veterinarian, small hold cattle farmers in Kenya have seen their»