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28 05 2020 | 08:26

World Bank approves record $500m to battle locust swarm.

In Kenya, the locusts are eating in one day the amount of food consumed by all Kenyans in two days, World Bank says. The World Bank has approved a record $500m in grants and low-interest loans to…

08 05 2020 | 10:01

Kenya floods kill 194, people evacuated from risk areas near dams.

NAIROBI - Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing the…

02 05 2020 | 07:32

Why is used clothing popular across Africa? We found out in Malawi.

The sale of used clothing is a billion-dollar global industry. According to some estimates, almost 70% of garments that are donated globally end up on the African continent.

02 05 2020 | 07:25

Climate Change Pushes Girls in Northern Kenya Back to Early Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.

In northern Kenya, climate change threatens to reverse recent gains made in the fight against child marriage and female genital mutilation, but fierce advocates are fighting to stop the trend. Three…

25 04 2020 | 12:03

Move to safer grounds, people near overflowing dams told.

Car owners underestimate total vehicle costs. Giving consumers this information could encourage the switch to cleaner transport and reduce emissions. The government has told people living in Tana…

04 04 2020 | 13:08

Khat traders, farmers take a hit amid coronavirus pandemic.

Somali government has banned international flights over COVID-19 fears, affecting imports of the stimulant from Kenya. Mogadishu/Nairobi - Halima Ali Mohamud, a widow, depends on a red-stemmed,…

29 03 2020 | 14:23

Fish ponds and water harvesting: climate-smart farming comes to Kenya.

Unable to rely on the catch from Lake Victoria, locals are finding success with new and sustainable agriculture methods. It might not be clear why a fish pond project should take root in a region…

18 03 2020 | 10:07

Making water from thin air.

Kenyan company Majik Water uses condensation to harvest drinking water from the air. Watch the video here.     CNN

12 03 2020 | 08:03

Can These Animators Get Africa To Finally Honor Its Female Heroes?

Why You Should Care You've never heard of these African female heroes - yet they've shaped the continent as much as men.

12 03 2020 | 07:13

Poachers kill rare white giraffe.

In Summary The giraffe, described as one of a kind and believed to be the only one in the world, dazzled the local community, scientists and wildlife enthusiasts globally. Scientists…

01 03 2020 | 09:35

East Africa: Clean Energy - Region Looks to Kenya for Expertise in Renewable Sources.

Kenya's expertise in developing geothermal energy has become a point of reference in the region, leading to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Djibouti, South Sudan, and Comoros visiting for benchmarking.…

01 03 2020 | 08:23

Kenya bans commercial slaughter of donkeys following a rise in animal theft.

(CNN)Donkey slaughter will be halted in Kenya following concerns over the rise in theft of the animals for export production and the impact on families that rely on them, according the country's…

20 02 2020 | 07:15

Kenya is making strides in solar uptake for off-grid households.

The robustly growing Kenyan market for solar home systems has continued to have positive impact on the socio-economic fabric of our society. Indeed, according to a recent World Bank-funded study,…

20 02 2020 | 06:37

Africa’s growing lead battery industry is causing extensive contamination.

Africa is facing a serious lead poisoning problem. In Senegal, for example, researchers linked the deaths of children from processing lead waste to supply a lead battery recycling plant in a poor…

07 02 2020 | 09:51

Big Tim, one of Kenya's last giant 'tusker' elephants, dies at 50.

Dubbed a 'national treasure' in Kenya, Big Tim died in a national park from natural causes, wildlife officials say. One of Africa's last remaining giant "tusker" elephants has died in Kenya aged 50…

30 01 2020 | 12:14

East Africa's battles devastating locust swarms.

There's growing alarm in East Africa about huge swarms of desert locusts which are spreading across the region. The swarms have been destroying vegetation, forcing farmers into desperate measures.…

09 01 2020 | 09:23

Kenya Says Starts Spraying of Locusts Seen as Threat to Food Security.

NAIROBI - Kenya said on Saturday it had started aerial spraying in three counties in the country’s north to try to head off a locust invasion which has already caused extensive damage to farmland in…

05 12 2019 | 08:50

Uhuru dam bursts its banks.

Uhuru dam in Ruiru burst its banks early Thursday morning following heavy rainfall. Residents of Varsityville estate in Kamakis are affected amid reports of flooded homes. The water reservoir,…

03 11 2019 | 08:05

Land spat threatens Kenya's wildlife conservation in Maasai Mara.

Kenya's successful conservation model - which has protected wildlife for decades - may be on the verge of crumbling. Nairobi, Kenya - The giraffes peeked out from above the trees, perhaps curious to…

22 10 2019 | 09:17

Introducing The First GivePower Solar Water Farm.

Kenya: Site of GivePower’s Solar Water Farm Kiunga, Kenya is a small fishing community of about 3500 people located just a few miles south of the Somalian border. The village is situated along the…