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Worth Noting: Importantly, boundary reopening will help to address issues that have pit residents against NFA for decades. It will also protect Bugoma forest from illegal loggers and encroachers neighboring the land in Kikuube district. Madam Minister I want to inform you that the boundary opening has been halted by the district leaders due to …

It is noted that pollution emissions and clean-up costs of plastic produced every year is approximately $3.7 trillion and this is increasing international alarm according to the plastics entering the eco-sensitive areas. Well, Plastic appears to be cheap material when looking at the market price but very expensive in a long run. It’s estimated that …

By Wahu Kimani Worth Noting: Use of chemicals have been embraced by many people nowadays, most farmers are using crop chemicals to control weeds and pests in their farms. The risk comes in when heavy rains. The entire sprayed chemical is carried away by running water and is drowned back in the river. Most of …

By: Gerald Barekye Worth Noting: Oil spillage contingency plan should be instituted and requisite equipment’s and response structures should be put in place. All people should be trained on oil spill response in case it happens, and the training should cover procedures for reporting a spill, health and safety issues and the use of equipment’s …

By: Ahereza Stephen Worth Noting: Furthermore, there is a problem of water, in Uganda over 7million Ugandans lack access to safe water. Clean water is every essential element for health and life. It is actually a necessity and a fundamental human right. It’s also important to note that unsafe water lead to infectious diseases which …

Learning institutions in Kenya have been urged to embrace cleaner and modern technologies and fuels as their primary cooking solution and contribute to reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Equity bank’s Director of Energy and Environment Erick Naivasha said there is an increased over reliance on wood and charcoal use by institutions while use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPD)  …

Worth Noting: Following the above-mentioned commitments from the COP26 summit, I here by calling upon the government agencies like National Environmental Management Authority, National Forestry Authority, ministry of water and environment to enact environmental laws and policies to keep the environment decent and green to stop the destruction of forests especially the bugoma and zoka …

Worth Noting: Where a judiciary is weak, there is a tendency for other arms of government to meddle in court cases through overturning decisions, firing officials or cutting of the court’s finances. Law enforcement also suffers and citizens begin to lose trust and confidence in their governance systems. Recently, this has been manifested in the …

By: Samuel Machogu Is it that we cannot manage the current drought being experienced in Bar in go? The answer is no. Who is then to be blamed for the current suffering our people are going through in these difficult moments? In my opinion, our leaders are the ones to blame for all that is …

By: Elijah Maingi. Anita Soina, a Kenyan environmentalist, has declared her candidacy for the Kajiado North parliamentary seat in 2022. The twenty-two-year-old shared the news on Facebook a few days ago, noting that she was born and raised in Kajiado North and thus understands the community’s struggles. “It’s here. People over profits. Every day it …