As the drought has extended into yet another rainy season, some herders walk for hours to get to this dam. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

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A scene from Lies That Bind, one of Kenya's most successful homegrown soap operas. Its creator was inspired by the Mexican telenovelas she watched as a kid. Courtesy of Lies That Bind hide caption

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Why East Africa Is Hooked On Telenovelas

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A standard gauge rail locomotive carrying Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pulls into the railway station in the city of Voi on Wednesday, during an inaugural ride on the railway from Mombasa to Nairobi. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kenyans Cheer Opening Of Mombasa-Nairobi Railway

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

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