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Daniel Knowles

Daniel Knowles

is Africa correspondent at The Economist

So near and yet so far

The internet expands horizons. But, asks Daniel Knowles, The Economist’s Africa correspondent, does it also tantalise those who can’t reach them?

The battle for Laikipia

Nomadic herders have violently seized land from ranchers in central Kenya. Daniel Knowles investigates the roots of the conflict

The lunatic express

When he took the Nairobi-Mombasa train, Daniel Knowles saw a side of Kenya that is disappearing – which, in some ways, is just as well