Kenya passport holders banned in 54 countries

Holders of Kenya’s passport cannot access 54 countries in the wake of Covid-19 ban in the global race to protect nations against new variants of coronavirus. The Henley Passport Index, which has been regularly monitoring the world’s most travel-friendly passports since 2006, made the revelations that show how the pandemic has affected travel. Australia, Argentina, […]

Give us Covid; 19 relief funds too, IDPS in Muhokya transit camp, Kasese demand

Internally displaced people (IDPs) in Muhokya Transit Camp are questioning whether they are part of the groups that will receive covid-19 relief funds which the Prime minister promised to release soon. While speaking to the secretary general for the camp, Ms. Rehema Namale Aryema revealed her dissatisfaction with the way government is not considering them […]

Climate activists oppose oil exploration, call for a Fossil Free Virunga in new film

Activists raised concerns with the environmental impacts, as well as the impact to local communities’ livelihoods NAIROBI, Kenya, July 1, 2021/ — Climate activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have expressed strong opposition to plans for oil exploration in the Virunga National Park. In a short film dubbed ‘Fossil Free Virunga’, that was […]

PANELTECH a US based company has signed a memorandum of understanding with PACJA to fight environmental degradation in Africa

A US-based waste solutions company, PANELTECH.US Corp has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance, Africa’s largest coalition of civil societies advocating for fair and just climate regimes, to help repurpose the massive garbage chocking African cities and villages. The partnership will see PANELTECH spread its circular economic model across Africa […]

New Hapag-Lloyd East Africa service arriving in Kenya and Tanzania

HAMBURG, Germany, May 14, 2021/ — East Africa Service 3 (EAS3) to arrive in Kenya and Tanzania next week; New service will offer excellent connections to Hapag-Lloyd’s ( global network; Seven 2,800 TEU vessels being deployed in the service. The new East Africa Service 3 (EAS3) will offer direct weekly sailings between China, South-East Asia, […]

Meru farmers cash out from climate adaptation project

More than 3,000 sunflower farmers in the semi-arid belt of Meru County have started receiving cash payments from a climate change and COVID-19adaptation project launched in Kenya less than six months ago. The project dubbed Tujiinue Tena (Kiswahili for Building Back Better)is aimed at cushioning smallholder farmers from the adverse effects of climate-induced droughts and […]

National consultations for drafting the EAC political confederation constitution kick off in Kabale, Uganda

The long-awaited national consultations for the drafting of the EAC Political Confederation Constitution for Uganda has finely kicked,withthe first session of stakeholders drawn from all the districts of South Western Uganda, being held in Kabale district The 14-day consultations will see the team of constitutional experts for drafting the EAC Political Federation Constitution hold consultations […]