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Waiting for the rain that never comes – and for the elections to be over

27 August 2022

9:00 AM

27 August 2022

9:00 AM

Kenya

After two years of no rain, all colour has drained from the landscape on the farm so that by the time we boarded the bush plane to leave in the bright sun it was as if we were all snow blind. From the air the highlands were waterless and dead until we descended over Kenya’s north shore and the world went green.

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