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Dann Okoth

Dann Okoth is an award-winning investigative Kenyan journalist working with the Standard Newspaper in Nairobi. Pursuing investigative stories in Kenya is challenging: he was charged with contempt of court over his first investigative article on child paedophiles in Mombasa. However, the case was later dismissed as the facts were unfounded. Last year he was the overall winner of Internews’ Storyteller of the Year prize and in 2010-2011 won the KEMPA/UNFPA media award for journalistic excellence in reproductive health reporting. In 2007 he won the International Labour Organisation’s top prize for reporting on child labour issues.

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Refugee turns web designer in world’s largest camp


Mohammed Bashir Sheik has never left Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee complex, but that hasn’t stopped him learning how to create and host websites, set up a small business and teach others how to use computers.