Kenya: Put climate change in the spotlight with theater | Global ideas | DW

Kenya‘s people face numerous challenges, including a low level of education, early marriage, deforestation and the fact that a third of the population lives in poverty. In addition, climate change is leading to more frequent and longer-lasting droughts. Could theater help people address these complex problems? The NGO SAFE Kenya …

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Kenya says no covid lockdown, even as cases increase

BY WINNIE ATIENO Kenya will not impose restrictions like bans after cases of Omicron variants are discovered in two Kenyan travelers and a South African who entered the country last week. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said Kenya had instead campaigned to vaccinate its citizens to curb the spread of …

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The time has come for the public-private management of national parks

Ideas & Debate The time has come for the public-private management of national parks Thursday, December 16, 2021 BY BEATRICE NYABIRAMore from this author summary Countries like Rwanda, Mozambique and South Africa have achieved great successes in their pursuit of sustainable tourism and nature conservation thanks to CMPs. CMPs can …

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Family asks for help as HSE recruit is missing after graduation

A family in Mombasa seeks help after their loved ones went missing days after graduating from General Service Unit (GSU) Training School. According to the information, the graduate identified as Mohammed Daud went missing immediately after leaving the GSU Embakasi camp in Nairobi. The desperate family found that the new …

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Kenya’s economy shows resilience as production surges above pre-pandemic levels

A flare-up of intermunicipal fighting in northern Cameroon has forced tens of thousands of people to flee and stopped aid operations there, the UN refugee agency UNHCR announced on Friday. The development is just the latest episode in the difficult relationship between the region’s shepherds, fishermen and farmers, who saw …

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Kenya’s economy will grow 4.9% in 2022 and 2023, says the World Bank

By George Mwangi Special for Dow Jones Newswires Kenya‘s economy is forecast to grow at an annual rate of 4.9% in 2022 and 2023, the World Bank said Tuesday, but cautioned that the Covid-19 pandemic remains a major source of uncertainty. “This outlook takes into account that some sub-sectors have …

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Kenya Covid infection rate exceeds the WHO high risk limit

BY JOHN MUTUA Kenya‘s coronavirus infection rate has exceeded the World Health Organization (WHO) high risk limit of five percent for the first time since the nationwide curfew was lifted on October 20. Health ministry data shows the positivity rate – the percentage of tests that come back positive – …

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Kenya hires US company to find cheaper sources of liquefied gas

The Kenyan government has hired a US company, K&M Advisors, to conduct a feasibility study for gas power generation in Mombasa County. The move follows the country’s desire to reduce its reliance on Dar es Salaam for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), as a result of which the Tanga plant in …

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Tale of Two Nations: Kenya celebrates the 58th year of progress, while neighbor Uganda starves to death

Kenya‘s President Uhuru Kenyatta runs the strongest economy in East Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Harold Acemah [Aluta Continua!] Uganda’s eastern neighbor and partner state of the East African Community, Kenya, celebrates the 58th anniversary of independence with pomp on December 12th. A year after independence in 1963, Kenya became a …

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The Kenya Olympics team boss in 2016 accused the detention center

business The Kenya Olympics team boss in 2016 accused the detention center Monday, December 13, 2021 Head of Mission at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Stephen Arap Soi. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU | NMG BY SAM KIPLAGATMore from this author summary On appeal to the High Court, Soi says he …

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