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How The Search For Oil Is Inflaming Tensions In Kenya

How The Search For Oil Is Inflaming Tensions In Kenya – The discovery of oil in Kenya seemed like a stroke of luck for a country that had been an energy outlier in a resource-rich continent. In 2014, Tullow contributed $162.5m to Kenyan coffers in tax revenue and investments.



 
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Kerio Valley, Kenya – James Rotich’s parents struggled to send him to school. Only during the good years, when there was enough rain and the maize grew high would they choose a goat from the herd to sell to cover his fees. Decades later, when the oil company arrived, it occurred to him that life could…




 
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