Kenya: International NGO, Partners Launch Three Days Water Campaign

Kenya: International NGO, Partners Launch Three Days Water Campaign By Sharon Atieno The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Kenya and its partners have launched a three day awareness raising campaign for water in Naivasha under the theme: Water is everybody’s business. The campaign, running from 23rd-25th May, focuses on reminding the public of the incredible […]
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Agenda 2063:Africa Must Leverage on Opportunities Offered by Cities, Rural Hinterlands

Agenda 2063:Africa Must Leverage on Opportunities Offered by Cities, Rural Hinterlands By Fredrick  Odiero  As the Africities Summit concluded in Kisumu, Kenya, the continent was urged to leverage on the huge opportunities offered by small and intermediary cities and their rural hinterlands and implement a more balanced spatial distribution of economic activities and jobs creation […]
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Africities Summit: MOU to Integrate Climate Change into Development

Africities Summit: MOU to Integrate Climate Change into Development By Evance Odhiamo The Nairobi-based Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and the United Cities and Local Government in Africa (UCLG Africa) which is based in Rabat, Morocco signed a collaborative memorandum of understanding in Kisumu, Kenya at the sidelines of the ongoing ninth Africities Summit. […]
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Africities Summit: Climate Action Needed in African Intermediary Cities

Africities Summit: Climate Action Needed in African Intermediary Cities By Evance Odhiambo Intermediary cities face a number of challenges in Africa in matters climate change. From planning, leadership, inadequate technical capacity, lack of innovation, financing and political will; it is evident that many cities struggle with ways of tackling climate change. Addressing a session with […]
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WAP Urges Countries to Impose Moratorium on Factory Farming

WAP Urges Countries to Impose Moratorium on Factory Farming By Gift Briton (ScienceAfrica Correspondent) As the world prepares for COP27 to be held in November 2022 in Cairo, Egypt, World Animal Protection(WAP) has called for a moratorium on factory farming, which contributes up to 26% of the ongoing global climate change. According to the organization, […]
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UNEP, Religious Leaders Call for Climate-Responsible Financing

UNEP, Religious Leaders Call for Climate-Responsible Financing By Gift Briton A joint appeal report signed by United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and religious leaders has called upon financial service providers to invest money on activities that provide solutions to the existing threat of climate change. According to the organizations, aligning financial investments with environmentally and […]
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Kenya: High Rainfall, Caution Needed

Kenya: High Rainfall, Caution Needed By Gift Briton Besides high rainfall, flooding, storms and lightning strikes are also expected in some parts of the country, thus members of the public should take caution, Kenya Meteorological Department(KMD) says. According to the monthly forecast for April, Kenya will receive high rainfall during peak of the month with […]
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High Rainfall Expected across East Africa

By Mary Hearty Most parts of Eastern Africa will receive more than normal rainfall with moderate temperatures in the next seven days. This is according to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Predictions and Applications Centre (ICPAC) weekly weather predictions. Further, heavy rainfall is expected over cross border areas of Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya, and isolated areas in […]
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Kenya to Experience High Rainfall

Kenya to Experience High Rainfall By Gift Briton Most parts of the Kenya are likely to experience more than normal rainfall in the next seven days (19-25th April 2022) with moderate temperatures during the day and night, according to Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD’s) weekly weather forecast. Also, some areas including parts of the Lake Victoria […]
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Early Warnings Crucial in Mitigating the Impacts of Weather Disasters

Early Warnings Crucial in Mitigating the Impacts of Weather Disasters By Gift Briton Human induced climate change fueled the intensity and frequency of heavy rainfall experienced in Southeast Africa early this year, according to a new rapid attribution analysis by World Weather Attribution. Between January and March (within six weeks), three tropical cyclones and two […]
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