Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

Kuki Gallmann was shot at her conservation park in the latest of a string of attacks during land invasions in drought-stricken northern Kenya. The Italian-born author of the memoir I Dreamed of Africa was shot in the stomach last Sunday after the vehicle she was driving in was ambushed, a family friend said. Gallmann was … Continue reading Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists

The Associated Press reports last week from Nairobi, Kenya— A controversial Chinese-designed railway that would go over a beloved protected wildlife park in Kenya’s capital has divided conservationists in this East African country known for its safari tourism. Some are staging protests even as other wildlife experts insist the project is environmentally sound. Nairobi enjoys … Continue reading Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists