Anthony Langat

Devex

Anthony Langat is a Kenyan contributor for Devex on global development and freelance journalist whose work focuses on climate change and investigative features on human rights issues, security, and corruption.

Latest Articles

Nutrition supplements, but no one to distribute them
14 Feb 2019

In northeast Kenya, security threats have undermined nutrition supplement deliveries — and left mothers wondering when the next shipment will arrive. This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

Promises kept? Residents stranded in temporary shelters after housing project stalls
14 Feb 2019

Jane Migare-Miluka waited seven years for new housing to be completed. When it finally was, her name was not on the list of residents. This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

When public restrooms fail, rent them out as churches?
14 Feb 2019

In Nairobi’s Kibera slum, a public restroom project was supposed to improve sanitation. When it failed, entrepreneurial residents found other uses. This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

Information gaps drive mistrust in cash transfer programs
14 Feb 2019

Cash transfer programs have been hailed as an efficient and transparent approach to development assistance, but what happens when the money doesn’t show up? This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

In Kenya's largest slum, the World Bank battles cartels for control of electricity
14 Feb 2019

In many houses inside Nairobi's Kibera slum, residents have two power connections: legal and illegal. This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

No answer: Kenya's gender-based violence hotline fails to connect
14 Feb 2019

Devex attempted to call the toll-free hotline six days in a row. For the first five days, the calls could not be completed. This is part of our six-piece Failed Aid series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.

Community networks bring education online in Kibera, Kenya
22 Jun 2017

Locally run and managed intranet connections could provide access to poor or remote communities in Africa. Advocates hope a new initiative in Nairobi's Kibera slum could pave the way for greater use of the technology in Kenya and the region.