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Starvation in Africa strikes several parts of Kenya

DW – Nairobi. For the past few months, things haven’t been easy in several counties of Kenya. Starvation in Africa has robbed several families their loved ones who succumbed to death. According to Business Today magazine, more than 13 counties have been affected by drought. I had the privilege of talking to one of the residents in West Pokot and Baringo North border. This is one of the areas severely affected by drought. Caroline Bett is a 27-year-old lady who has been living in Baringo North for the past three years when she got a teaching job there. She teaches Geography and Swahili at a Secondary school in West Pokot border. Her experience in this place is what she can describe as challenging and inspiring. Here is what she has to say. An interview with Caroline D.O.: How is the state of Baringo North in terms of hunger? Caroline: This area is so dry. There is no food. We rely on relief food from well wishers. C.O.: How often do you get relief food? Caroline: …