Conservationist Kuki Gallmann speaks at the launch of World Migratory Bird Day, in April 2006. Gallmann was shot in the stomach Sunday while surveying arson damage to her property. TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In a live TV program, John Macharia tells the Kenyan president that traffic police in Nairobi expect bribes from matatu drivers. iNooroTV/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Kenyan Bus Driver Speaks Out Against Everyday Corruption On Live TV

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Kenyan parliamentarian Mishi Mboko, shown here on Jan. 11, is asking female voters to withhold sex with their partners until they register to vote. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Health care workers stage a protest during the ongoing doctors' strike in Kenya. Recep Canik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Doctors Aren't In At Kenya's Public Hospitals

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The M-PESA agent who works in this shop is part of a vast network of small-time vendors. Screengrab by NPR/YouTube hide caption

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Dial M For Money: Can Mobile Banking Lift People Out Of Poverty?

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Bradley Opere, student body president at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, is a trailblazer in a blazer. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Kenyan 'Wonk' Breaks Barriers As Student Body Prez At UNC

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Two members of the U.S. Army lead the pack in the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials earlier this month in Eugene, Ore. Shadrack Kipchirchir (right), did not make the team in the 5,000, but did qualify in the 10,000. Paul Chelimo (second from right), qualifed in the 5,000. Tom Banse/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Fast-Track Program: Kenyan Runners Join U.S. Army — And Olympic Team

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Deko Abdi Ismal, 19, teaches at a school in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. The education and work experience that residents gain are a boon in the job market in Somalia. Edwina Pickles/Fairfax Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Some Refugees Returning Home To Help Rebuild Somalia

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