Rural Kenya tunes in community radio for weather alerts

AlertNet: The tea and coffee bushes growing on the hillsides around Isaac Kinyua's home have long provided him and many of his kin with a livelihood, giving Central Kenya an economic edge over other parts of the country. But the hillsides are also periodically hit by landslides -- one reason Kinyua is now taking the precaution of building a concrete wall on the eastern side of his house, where the land falls steeply to the valley below. Why now? Because lately, when Kinyua tunes in his portable radio,......

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