Kenya’s outgoing president promises smooth transition

Kenya’s outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged Thursday that there would be a smooth transition of power after a hotly disputed election whose outcome could be challenged in court. Kenyatta had…

IGAD and UNDP to Collaborate on Cross-border Development in the Horn of Africa

August 18, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to deepen collaboration in…

Environmental sustainability is a key part of humanitarian work in dryland regions

Rome – Humanitarian interventions in the world’s dryland areas blighted by conflict must, in the context of the climate crisis, also address the environmental impacts of the conflicts such as…

Ghana has developed a maritime policy. Here is what it means

Ghana has an abundance of marine resources. They include fisheries, hydrocarbon reserves, inland waterways and ports that are located along important international shipping lanes. These present the country with a…

Would Kenyan women’s rights be safe under William Ruto? Why they might not be

William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election. The final outcome, however, remains in the balance following a challenge from his main competitor, Raila Odinga. As president,…

Kenya polls: Kenyatta, Ruto and Odinga commit to peace after talks with US delegation

President Uhuru Kenyatta has committed to fostering peace in the transition period following his meeting with a delegation of US legislators led by Senator Chris Coons on Thursday. The delegation…

Human-Wildlife Conflict Causing Flooding In L. Nakuru

Flooding of Lake Nakuru has contributed significantly to human-wildlife conflict as wild animals escaped from the park following the switching off of the electric fence. According to Mr John Endebe…

Tsavo Farmers Shift To Stingless Beekeeping

It is mid-morning at bushy Marapu village in lower Sagalla in Voi sub-county. The old farmer reaches out to inspect a tiny log hive dangling from a thatch-roofed makeshift shelter…

Hopes High For New Gov’t To Rescue Ailing Coffee Sector

Coffee farmers in Kirinyaga County have expressed hope that the new parliament will pass a bill that will rescue the coffee sector. The farmers said coffee farming is a highly…

Business Resume To Normalcy In Chuka

Business operations in Chuka town, Tharaka Nithi County have resumed back to normalcy after the announcement of William Ruto as the President-elect by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati on Monday. Most…