Ethiopia’s Green Legacy Initiative, a Big Lesson as COP27 Opens

Ethiopia’s Green Legacy Initiative, a Big Lesson as COP27 Opens By Mekonnen Teshome As the global climate change conference kicks off in Egypt, One of Ethiopia’s top agendas is to share lessons from its Green Legacy Initiative which led to the planting of 25 billion trees in four years. This is according to the Planning […]
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Water: 23 Hospitals to Benefit from Kenya, Germany Collaboration

Water: 23 Hospitals to Benefit from Kenya, Germany Collaboration By Gift Briton and JoyceOjanji A partnership between Kenya and Germany is set to benefit 23 Kenyan hospitals with solar water desalination plants to improve hygiene and sanitation, especially during this COVID-19 period. The collaboration between Boreal Light and Atmosfaire (German companies), WaterKiosk, and the government of Kenya led to the […]
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Africa: Criminal Trade in Wildlife, Natural Resources Fuelling Rise of Organised Crimes

Africa: Criminal Trade in Wildlife, Natural Resources Fuelling Rise of Organised Crimes By Sharon Atieno The illegal exploitation of precious metals and minerals as well as wildlife trafficking have been linked to the rise in organized crimes in Africa particularly the Sahel region. This is according to Ghada Waly, the head of United Nations Office […]
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Kenya: Women Groups Venturing into Alternative Livelihoods to Conserve Kakamega Forest

Kenya: Women Groups Venturing into Alternative Livelihoods to Conserve Kakamega Forest By Treezer Michelle Atieno  Even though Kakamega forest has extensive variety of birds, reptiles and insects that make the biodiversity hub unique, large mammals are now rare. The forest, a tropical rainforest situated in the Kakamega and Nandi County of Kenya, northwest of the […]
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Bushmeat Poaching, Sustainable Management of Wildlife Vital

Bushmeat Poaching, Sustainable Management of Wildlife Vital By Sharon Atieno With 285 mammal species worldwide threatened with extinction due to hunting for wildlife meat and increased emergence of zoonotic diseases (disease transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa), sustainable management of wildlife is critical for survival of both human and wildlife species. Research shows […]
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Kenya: Kisumu Farmers Reaping from Climate-smart Farming

Kenya: Kisumu Farmers Reaping from Climate-smart Farming By Evance Odhiambo Withered crops and malnourished livestock paint the picture of how adverse climate change can be as you walk around several villages in Lower Nyakach, Kisumu County. The area receives little rainfall that cannot support productive agricultural activities. Residents here largely depend on rainwater and this […]
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Rainfall Continues in Most Parts of Kenya, KMD Says

Rainfall Continues in Most Parts of Kenya, KMD Says By Joyce Ojanji Rainfall is expected in most parts of the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria basin and the central and south Rift valley, north western Kenya and the Coast, according to the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD). Occasional cold and cloudy conditions, at times accompanied […]
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Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution Likely to Cause Premature Death

Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution Likely to Cause Premature Death By Gift Briton With research showing that air pollution in most Kenyan cities are beyond the threshold, experts note that long-term exposure to ambient air pollution may cause lung cancer, stroke and heart failure thereby leading to premature death. Furthermore, World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that […]
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Most Parts of Kenya to Experience Increased Rainfall

Most Parts of Kenya to Experience Increased Rainfall By Joyce Ojanji Increased rainfall is expected over several places in the Highlands West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria Basin, the Central and South Rift Valley, the Coast and North Western Kenya, according to the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) weekly forecast. The forecast notes that morning rains, […]
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