Energy Saving Jiko Curbs Health Problems, Deforestation, Saves Time, Money

By Henry Owino Poor people especially women and even children, are at the centre of sustainable use of clean energy saving innovations. In Africa, women...

UN Environment: World’s Protected Areas Increase

By Duncan Mboyah, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (Nov. 19, 2018)....  Up to 15 percent of terrestrial and seven percent of marine areas are now designated as protected...

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COVID-19: High Court Halts Maize Importation

By HENRY OWINO (Senior Correspondent) The High Court in Kenya has suspended the government’s plan to import four million bags of maize to avert a possible food crisis.  The decision...

Fighting Desert Locust in East Africa and Yemen

By Nuru Ahmed Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Continues to fight Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa and Yemen despite Covid-19 constraints...

Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, Equal Measure Needed against Locusts

By HENRY OWINO (Senior Correspondent) Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic, a coordinated effort is also needed to continue the fight against locusts. The most urgent response is to get rid of the...

East Africa: Early Rains, Desert Locusts’ Invasion Continues

By Sharon Atieno With March, April, May  being a significant rainfall season in East Africa, forecasts by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), indicate that early rains...

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