Environment: Nairobi City County Government to embrace partnership with Kara in addressing environmental challenges
The newly appointed Nairobi County Executive for Environment, Water, Sanitation & Energy, Mr. Peter Kimori is determined to ensure that residents get better services from his docket.
State of the nation: Kenya’s Vision 2030 and why economic growth still remains elusive
Kenya’s ambition of becoming a middle-income economy hangs in the balance as the government struggles to meet key growth targets under its long-term development plan the “Vision 2030.”
Karen Residents Oppose Art unit in Court over Cleanliness
Karen Ngong View Estate Association members went to court on 21/3/16 seeking to stop the construction of an arts and culture exhibition centre in Karen following a row with the National Environment and Management Authority (Nema) over their safety.
Kara Successfully Conducts 6th Training Workshop for County Leaders
The 6th edition of the KARA 3-day training workshops for County leaders took place on the 16th-18th March 2016, and was held at the Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi.
Air Pollution: NEMA to Inspect Cars for Exhaust Emissions
Private and public service vehicles will soon begin undergoing annual inspection to ensure they don’t release excessive exhaust fumes.
Security: City street cameras help in recovery of stolen cars
Stealing a vehicle in Nairobi and Mombasa cities is now more difficult, thanks to surveillance cameras mounted on the streets.
New Rules on Use of CDF Take Force
Health, water and road projects will no longer get money from the Constituency Development Fund after a new law to govern the popular kitty came into effect last Friday.
Investment in Non Motorized Transport Key to Addressing Transportation Challenges in Kenya
Kenya, like many other African countries places much emphasis on moving cars when developing road infrastructure as opposed to moving people.
Advisory on Some Residents Non-Cooperation on Payment of Applicable Fees to Respective Residents Associations
We have received complaints from some of our members regarding residents of their neighbourhoods who refuse to abide by the rules and regulations of the Association or pay the agreed subscription/service fee.
Land search and rent payments now available online
In a move aimed at improving efficiency at the Lands Ministry, land search and land rent payments have been moved online.
New Gender, Anti-graft Laws for East Africa Region
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is working on two bills that seek to boost the campaign against gender violence, and curb corruption in the region.
Race against time as cancer burden worsens
People Daily: This year’s World Cancer Day, whose theme is “We Can, I Can”, is being marked today with statistics on the number of people the disease kills every year getting more depressing.
MPs hands are tied on laws – Kajwang'
Ruaraka legislator TJ Kajwang’ criticised the government yesterday for “mass violation of the constitution”.
Counties to split Sh307 billion in 2016-17
THE STAR: counties will share Sh307 billion in the 2016/17 Budget, including some Sh3.8 billion in loans and grants, Treasury has proposed.
Court clarifies roles of lands ministry and NLC
What was the bone of contention between the Ministry of Lands and the National Land Commission (NLC)?
Teachers' unions want low-cost slum schools closed
NATION: Teachers’ unions have demanded the regulation of low-cost schools in slums, saying they are compromising the quality education.
Substandard Buildings: Government should place more emphasis on preventive measures
The finding by the National Construction Authority (NCA) that 60% of the buildings they inspected do not comply with the sector regulations and pose a great risk to the tenants is worrying.
The President promises to address all Coast land problems
NATION: President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that his administration will deal with the thorny land problem in the Coast once and for all.
IEBC unveils Sh45bn polls spending plan
NATION: The electoral commission will on Thursday issue an elaborate Sh45 billion plan for the 2017 polls whose focus is the improvement of vote-tallying and results-relaying technology.