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Is bamboo the answer to polluted rivers in Kenya?

A farmer explains about the Giant Bamboo at his farm in Njoro. The plant is at the banks of River Njoro in Nakuru County. [Photo: Njenga Hakeenah]

When the late John Michuki said he wanted to drink water from Nairobi River, most people never thought it could be possible. Unfortunately, the environment minister died before he could see his dream come true. And Nairobi River is still filthy. But there could be an answer to cleaning the messy river and many others in the country using bamboo. ...

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Security officers were unprepared for Lamu, Tana River attacks

Mpeketoni Attack in 2014-PHOTO courtesy of CNN

Kenyan security forces were ill-prepared in responding to the terror attacks in Mpeketoni Lamu county and Tana River county, and failed to protect innocent residents as the attacks continued. This is according to a new report by the Human Rights Watch and the Kenya Human Rights Commission. The Insult to Injury The 2014 Lamu and Tana River Attacks and Kenya’s ...

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Kenya’s finest journalists to be feted today

Kenya’s finest journalists will be unveiled and feted today, Monday May 4 in an event to be held at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC). This will be a culmination of this year’s World Press Freedom Day celebration aimed at highlighting the successes and challenges of the Media industry in the country and the world at large. This is the ...

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