The so-called 'Haitian crisis' is primarily about outsiders' attempts force Haitians to live under an imposed order and the latter's resistance to that order.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline has been thrown into the spotlight as investors raise concerns about environmentally damaging companies issuing debt labelled “sustainable”.
Nairobi remains a monument to the colonial project of discriminatory citizenship, inequality and structural violence. For decades under British colonialism demolitions of ‘illegal’ housing became the norm. Mwangi Mwaura explains that current demolitions in the city are justified under the banner of cleaning-up and building the city to attract investments.
Small farmers are the world’s primary food suppliers. It’s imperative we listen to them, not the big corporates.
The environmental concerns of our day are overstated. Working with nature, rather than against it, can create far greater abundance.
The ban on plastics is yielding positive results in the form a cleaner environment. However, the search for environmentally-friendly and affordable alternatives to plastic carrier bags is still on.
Four years after Kenya outlawed single-use plastic bags, enforcement has not been without its challenges. Griffins Ochieng spoke with Mamo B. Mamo, the Director General (DG) of the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), who outlined the progress so far and what should be done to rid the country of the plastics menace.
Refuse handlers work under very difficult conditions, exposing themselves to dangerous toxins, often with little or no protection. Sadly, despite helping to keep the environment clean, they get little recognition.
Thousands of Kenyans are dying from snakebite each year while others are left maimed for life. Snake farming could bridge the antivenom deficit in the country and alleviate the suffering of populations in snake-prone areas.
Introduction of a land tax would lead to the sale of the large tracts of land that lie fallow and unused by those unwilling to pay the tax. This in turn would have the effect of depressing the price of land, making it available for development.
Newly elected President William Ruto has his work cut out crafting a coherent political strategy to address the crises bedevilling the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa.
The Court set out neutral and objective framework principles to guide its adjudication of the case, reasoned closely and narrowly within those principles, and set out its chain of reasoning in a judgment on record.