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Kenya basically bans all drone use — despite potential benefits they may yield

There is vast potential for drone use in the developing world. In recent years, an explosion of initiatives has popped up across the continent of Africa, from unmanned peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Facebook’s high-hovering drones that bring the Internet to remote places. But the technology has proliferated faster than regulations can keep up. A couple countries have banned them altogether, including Kenya. Recent terrorist attacks have much to do with the restrictions there, but innovators think the country has more to gain from drones than it has to lose.

Business, Economics and Jobs

In one of Africa's largest slums, these girls saved to solve a problem

Dozens of young people in the Kibera district of Nairobi have joined a savings club called Mashujaa, which means "heroes" in Swahili. Each member may only contribute a few pennies a day, but it adds up. And it allows the members to make big expenditures that might be out of reach. The deal is, they have to get the whole group's consent first.

Kenya runners worried

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Moses Kiptanui, a former world-class runner from Kenya, who says several runners have received death threats from people accusing them of involvement in Kenya's political violence.

Politics

Obama-watchers in Kenya

The Kenyan village of Kogelo is home to Barack Obama's step-grandmother and step-brother. And it's been flooded with journalists covering local reaction to the US presidential vote today.

Politics

A new focus for safari tourism

Safari tourism in Africa is changing. Tracking down big game is still central, but more and more tourists are also involved with conservation and helping local communities. Correspondent Jake Warga reports.