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Northern Kenyans adopt nocturnal life to escape extreme heat

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'I have lived in Atheley for 50 years and I have never witnessed such weather conditions, which have turned us into prisoners, forcing us to work at night when we are supposed to rest before another gruelling day of trekking for water and herding livestock,' said village elder Abey. 'The heat has turned us into nocturnal creatures and we have no alternative but to adapt'...

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