In the 1950s, the World Bank funded the creation of the world's largest man-made dam, the Kariba Dam, which sits on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The construction of such dams can have dire consequences for poor people living near a river, an investigation found. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In March, demonstrators in Nairobi demanded tougher punishment for assailants of women and girls. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Students gather at a distance from the Garissa University College after an attack by gunmen in Garissa, Kenya, Thursday. The attack has injured dozens of people; a siege is ongoing. AP hide caption

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In The Shame In Venice 2, Kenyan artist Michael Soi protests the makeup of his country's pavilion at the Biennale. Courtesy of Michael Soi hide caption

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A minibus painted with the Rolling Stones' logo. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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School kids hold up a sign given to them by activists at a demonstration at Langata Primary Road School. Brian Inganga/AP hide caption

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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has dropped all charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (left), but the charges against his deputy, William Ruto (right), still stand. Kenyatta said he was relieved by the decision, adding he was confident Ruto would be vindicated. AP hide caption

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Hundreds of Kenyan women and men took to the street on Nov. 17 after a video of an unidentified woman wearing a short skirt being stripped by a group of men emerged and went viral online, sparking the #MyDressMyChoice social media campaign. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Sarah Obama, left, and her translator, Mama Sarah Obama Foundation Executive Director Debra Akello, spoke at the United Nations on Wednesday. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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