Service Delivery: Role of Resident Associations in provision of better services in Kenya
The desire of every human being is to live in a neighbourhood that permits a life of dignity.
Food Insecurity: Kara to host forum on long term solutions to food insecurity in Kenya
Kenya is experiencing one of the worst famines with an estimated 2.7 million people facing starvation.
Elections: IEBC gives accreditation to Kara as a voter education provider
As the date for the general election draws near, Kara has positioned itself to play an active role in ensuring that voters make informed choices that will impact positively on their lives.
Legislation: Kiambu County Government enacts law to strengthen collaboration with Resident Associations
Kiambu County has followed in the footsteps of Nairobi City County to enact a legislation that recognizes and provides for structured engagement with Resident Associations.
Kara AGM: New face join Kara Governing Council
The Kara Annual General Meeting (AGM) was successfully held on 31st March 2017 at the secretariat offices.
Government bans plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.
In a Gazette Notice dated February 27, 2017, Environment Cabinet Secretary Prof. Judy Wakhungu has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.
Land: Lands Ministry launches National Spatial Plan to avert land use challenges
The Ministry of land and physical planning has launched a National Spatial Plan (NSP) that will guide the use and management of land and to effectively avert further land encroachment in the country.
Security: Kara partners with KK Security to provide security solutions to residential areas
Kara has partnered with KK Security to provide Resident Associations with security solutions aimed at responding to the security needs in urban estates and gated communities.
Elections: IEBC to work with Resident Associations on voter education drive
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will work with Resident Associations in its civic education programs and campaigns.
Service Delivery: Kara signs cooperation agreement with Nairobi City County Government on implementation of Neighbourhood Associations law
Pursuant to Section 11 of the recently enacted Nairobi City County Community & Neighborhood Associations Engagement Act, 2016,
Highlights of the Kara Roundtable Forum with Nairobi Governor
Many thanks to those who were able to make it to the Kara Roundtable Forum with Nairobi Governor, Dr. Evans Kidero.
Outsource services to us, city is inept, residents urge Kidero
Resident associations yesterday asked the county government to outsource some services to them for better management and delivery.
Dismal services annoy Nairobi residents
Nairobi residents have urged the county government to outsource some services as a way to address the city’s problems.
Moving towards smart neighbourhoods
Future infrastructure designs will need to be anticipatory and proactive to be truly sustainable.
Resource Mobilization Officer
The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) is seeking to hire a competent resource mobilization officer to facilitate its fundraising efforts.
IEBC picks firm to audit voter register
THE STAR: The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has identified an audit firm to clean the voters’ register in 30 days, voter education director Rasi Masudi said yesterday.
Kara to hold talks on state of Kenya’s Election preparedness
In its unique tradition of hosting refreshing and informative Bi-monthly Talk Series (BTS) forums on current and topical subjects, in the public interest,
Rates: Reprieve for developers as NEMA, NCA scrap levies
The building industry in Kenya is set for a faster growth this year after the government scrapped two crucial levies that were prohibitive to developers.
Kara partners with Nairobi City County Government to develop regulations for Solid Waste Management Act
The Nairobi City County Government enacted Solid Waste Management Act, 2015 last year to provide a legal framework for better management of solid waste in the County.