Why the punishing high temperatures may be over
Every year in March and September, a natural occurrence pushes temperatures higher than normal.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Why the punishing high temperatures may be over
Africa's prosecutors vow to tackle cyber and wildlife crimes
Prosecutors from eleven African countries have vowed to crack down on proceeds of crime and tackle money-laundering cases.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Africa's prosecutors vow to tackle cyber and wildlife crimes
Kabarak University, Media Council in new mentorship deal
The Media Council of Kenya has partnered with Kabarak University to streamline academic programmes through mentorship.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Kabarak University, Media Council in new mentorship deal
Agricultural productivity reduces by 34pc in Africa
Increasing weather and climate extreme events have exposed millions to acute food insecurity.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Agricultural productivity reduces by 34pc in Africa
Water hyacinth project wins varsity students global award
Last year, Joseph Nguthiru and Charles Kinyua, and their classmates were stranded for hours when their boat got tangled by water hyacinth...
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Water hyacinth project wins varsity students global award
Water hyacinth project wins Egerton University students global award
They are planning to enter into partnerships and venture into large-scale production of biodegradable products.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Water hyacinth project wins Egerton University students global award
Actor Edward Norton is new Tembo ambassador
Award-winning American actor and filmmaker Edward Norton has been named Magical Kenya Tembo Naming Festival ambassador.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Actor Edward Norton is new Tembo ambassador
Beating the odds to quench thirst for knowledge
There are nine functional braille machines and a single computer which have to be shared by 50 students.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Beating the odds to quench thirst for knowledge
Heritage sites threatened by rising water sea levels
A report has listed Kenya as one of the countries whose area under heritage is most exposed to accelerating sea levels.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Heritage sites threatened by rising water sea levels
Thrill of waterbird census
The count entails scanning flocks of waterbirds that comprise several species.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Thrill of waterbird census
Youth trained on social arts
It started out like a round table talk where participants took turns in sharing their thoughts before blowing up to rhythmic sessions.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Youth trained on social arts
Kenya to submit report on Lake Turkana sites to World Heritage Committee
Kenya is expected to submit an updated report on the state of conservation of Lake Turkana National parks to the World Heritage Committee.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Kenya to submit report on Lake Turkana sites to World Heritage Committee
Fears as aggressive Indian Crows fly inland from Coast
The invasive Indian House Crows, aggressive birds that have been wreaking havoc in Coastal towns, have spread their wings inland.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Fears as aggressive Indian Crows fly inland from Coast
Report indicts counties for failing to improve waste disposal systems
County governments are on the spot over failure to conserve the environment.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Report indicts counties for failing to improve waste disposal systems
All inclusive Sh993 million health survey kicks off this week: State
At least 350 personnel have been trained to carry out the exercise in various parts of the country.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
All inclusive Sh993 million health survey kicks off this week: State
Environment now part of syllabus in 170 Mau Forest Complex schools
While there are no examinations, the learners are assessed through projects like water harvesting, tree nurseries and energy-saving jikos.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Environment now part of syllabus in 170 Mau Forest Complex schools
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Ogiek traditional medicine art now helps restore Mau
Unlike the rising number of traditional medicine women hawking their herbs in the streets, the Ogiek believe they are sacred,
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Ogiek traditional medicine art now helps restore Mau
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Former President Daniel Moi honoured as the pan-African liberator who united continent
Former President Moi was remembered as a pillar to his family, statesman and pan-Africanist who loved peace as family marked second death anniversary
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Former President Daniel Moi honoured as the pan-African liberator who united continent
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Birds of prey in top list of species that are threatened by extinction
Kenya has lost 86 per cent of its iconic birds over the past 40 years, a report by local and international scientists has shown.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Birds of prey in top list of species that are threatened by extinction
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How 50 years of farming, mining have been killing wetlands locally
Mining and agricultural activities have claimed nearly half of Kenya’s wetlands over the last 50 years, according to two reports.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
How 50 years of farming, mining have been killing wetlands locally
Osuga, Managu, Mrenda, Terere make it to Unesco's list of protected foods
Unesco has documented traditional grains which include finger millet, pearl millet, and sorghum.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Osuga, Managu, Mrenda, Terere make it to Unesco's list of protected foods
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What's in a name? Nakuru estates tell of their rich, unique history
Kwa Ronda got its name from a European woman said to have been a renowned sisal farmer.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
What's in a name? Nakuru estates tell of their rich, unique history
Mutunga on his journey to advocate for social justice
Willy Mutunga rose to become Kenya’s thirteenth Chief Justice who held office between 2011 and 2015.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Mutunga on his journey to advocate for social justice
Expose learners to political freedom, ex-CJ Mutunga says
Radical legal education, Mutunga said, is anchored upon unrestricted academic freedom.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Expose learners to political freedom, ex-CJ Mutunga says
Masai Mara ranked among ‘most instagrammable destinations' globally
Masai Mara ranked among destinations such as Singapore, which ranked top. The most attractive features include the wildebeest migration.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Masai Mara ranked among ‘most instagrammable destinations' globally
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Where residents feed on poisonous wild fruits to keep hunger at bay
In Baringo, the aged, pregnant women and children are the most affected by drought and famine with Kiserian in Baringo South among areas most affected
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Where residents feed on poisonous wild fruits to keep hunger at bay
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Rarity: Kenyan elephant gives birth to twins
The last time the park recorded multiple births in an elephant was in 2006. Bora, the mother of the twin calves, a male and female...
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Rarity: Kenyan elephant gives birth to twins
More excisions loom as new Bill seeks to ‘water down’ forest law
Amendment Bill seeks to repeal the Forest Conservation and Management Act 2016. Experts warn public forests will be politically abused.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
More excisions loom as new Bill seeks to ‘water down’ forest law
Essential oxbow lake in Yala at risk of drying up
Upon the setting sun, Lake Kanyaboli looks nothing short of a magical paradise with golden rays dancing on the water’s surface.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Essential oxbow lake in Yala at risk of drying up
Rice farmers utilise tides to boost yield
The high tides start off by pushing water up the Tana river from mid-October, and farmers dig canals to allow the river water to to flow into the farm
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Rice farmers utilise tides to boost yield
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Arabuko-Sokoke, forest gem home to rare species
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest boasts the largest remnant of coastal forest in East Africa, and home to many endangered species.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Arabuko-Sokoke, forest gem home to rare species
Fears of damselflies and dragonflies becoming extinct as waters recede
Dragonflies are highly sensitive indicators of the state of freshwater ecosystems.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Fears of damselflies and dragonflies becoming extinct as waters recede
Restoration year for the country’s flora and fauna
Kenya is already feeling adverse impacts of climate change, situations that have been characterised by intense drought and flooding, leading to famine
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Restoration year for the country’s flora and fauna
Low rainfall hurts conservation targets, increases hunger risk
Conservationists have regretted the negative effects of the suppressed rains on environmental restoration efforts targeted at combating climate change
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Low rainfall hurts conservation targets, increases hunger risk
Trevor Noah upbeat on Lupita playing his mum
Trevor said this during the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair at the United Arab Emirates.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Trevor Noah upbeat on Lupita playing his mum
Conservationists in Siaya and Busia taking action to save Yala swamp
The swamp also acts as a filter for rivers flowing into Lake Victoria, arresting pollutants. Locals say the health of the swamp is at stake.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Conservationists in Siaya and Busia taking action to save Yala swamp
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You will have to pay Sh12,000 to register a parrot
It is now illegal to own an unregistered African Grey Parrot following the lapse of the amnesty period given by the government.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
You will have to pay Sh12,000 to register a parrot
Inside world of mysterious and ancient books
Did you know there are four rare, old books that have continued to inspire research and curiosity more than six centuries later?
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Inside world of mysterious and ancient books
Farmer field schools grow uptake of climate-smart agriculture
Except for the simmering temperatures, it is easy to tell Ali Dido’s farm in the vast Odha village in Tarasaa location within Tana River County.
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Farmer field schools grow uptake of climate-smart agriculture
Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah unknown at home
The nostalgia aptly describes what the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Abdulrazak Gurnah brings out on the effects of colonialism...
By Caroline Chebet 2 years ago
Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah unknown at home
Varsity dons' cotton ginning innovation big win for farmers
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