Children with malaria attract more malaria mosquitoes

Climate change worsening disease incidence in East Africa

Climate change coupled by rising temperatures is providing a conducive environment for vector borne diseases.  A leading Researcher at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Dr. Andrew Githeko is warning that rising temperatures have made...

Environmental conservation stakeholders launch tree planting campaign

The Ministry of the Environment and Forestry in collaboration with stakeholders in Environmental management have launched a Tree planting campaign aimed at public support for reforestation programmes. In the initiative, the Ministry of Education has...

Waste management: Youth turning trash into cash in Malindi

A section of youth in Malindi have began ripping the fruits of solid waste management after engaging in the monthly clean-up exercise aimed at cleaning the town. The youth who were majority jobless have now...
Covid: Hospitals in Brazilian cities 'close to collapse'

Covid: Hospitals in Brazilian cities ‘close to collapse’

Health systems in most of Brazil's largest cities are close to collapse due to Covid-19 cases, a report by the country's Fiocruz institute warns. The Rio de Janeiro-based institute said more than 80% of intensive...

E-Boda-Bodas: A promising day for electric transportation in East Africa

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday morning launched a pilot electric bikes project in Karura Forest. The project has started in four locations in Kenya with 49 e-bikes and is expected to expand in...

Finland declares state of emergency over covid-19

The government of Finland on Monday declared a state of emergency amid the worsening coronavirus-related epidemiological situation, the government said in a press release. "The Government, in cooperation with the President of the Republic, has...

KPLC to clear power lines at Soysambu Conservancy

Kenya Power and Lightning Company has on Monday commenced the process of clearing electricity distribution infrastructure at Soysambu Conservancy. The development comes after the power company and representatives from the Wildlife Service visited the scene...
Kases Water Dam to be completed in March

Kases Water Dam to be completed in March

Water, Irrigation and Sanitation Sicily Kariuki Cabinet Secretary has urged the contractors to expedite the construction of ongoing water projects. Kariuki who inspected ongoing projects in West Pokot County, said completion of ongoing works within the timeline will...

KFS keen to strengthen partnerships to boost conservation efforts

The Kenya Forest Service is scaling up efforts aimed at promoting sustainable management of areas under tree cover. This coming amid realization that the nation’s forest reserves are facing numerous and growing challenges that...

February will be a dry month, weatherman warns

The Kenya Meteorological Department says February will be generally a dry month. The forecast indicates that most parts of the country will have sunny and dry conditions throughout the month. In the forecast, the weatherman...
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