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A herder drives his animals away after watering them at one of the few watering holes near the drought-affected village of Bandarero, Kenya, March 3, 2017 (AP photo by Ben Curtis).

Support for Universal Basic Income Is Growing Worldwide. Can It Work in Kenya?

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

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