As you may be aware, Community Based Organizations, including Resident Associations have emerged to be key allies in the fight against COVID 19.

World Cities Day is observed on 31st October of every year. This year’s global observance is co-hosted by UN Habitat and the County Government of Nakuru.

Kara participated in a Webinar hosted by PAMOJA IMARA initiative focusing on the “strategic humanitarian responses towards Covid-19.”

Kara in partnership with Safaricom hosted a webinar on Child Online Protection in Kenya. The theme of discussion was “Internet and COVID 19: Keeping children safe from internet risks during the pandemic.” 

Poor workmanship is the leading cause of building collapses in Kenya according to an audit report done by the National Construction Authority (NCA) on building collapses in the country.

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services is set to unveil a new property valuation system that is set to determine land rates in the City.

A new Bill seeks to lay out the framework for carrying out evictions, demolitions and resettlements within Nairobi.

The Nairobi City County Government and UN-Habitat released the Nairobi City County Public Space Inventory and Assessment Report revealing the status of the city’s public spaces.

Members of the Nairobi County Assembly want an audit of all building approvals and land transfers in the capital amid concern that some officials have abused their positions to cut fraudulent deals.

As you may be aware, there have been a lot of concerns, especially in residential areas, regarding installation of Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) by various operators in the telecommunication sector.

Kara hosted Mr. Stephen Chege, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Safaricom PLC as one of the speakers during the Kara-Safaricom Webinar

Kara hosted Mrs. Mercy Wanjau, the Ag. Director General of Communications Authority of Kenya as one of the speakers during the Kara-Safaricom Webinar

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) Director General, Major General Mohamed Badi has committed to work with Resident Associations on service delivery issues in a streamlined and structured way.

Two decades ago, an idea to establish an umbrella body of residents associations in Kenya was actualized through the formal registration of the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA)

The government plans to move all its services onto digital platforms to make public services convenient and easily available to all citizens,

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has shut down four companies in Nairobi’s Industrial Area for discharging waste into Nairobi River.

Nairobi Metropolitan Services is set to embark on the construction of a waste-to-energy plant at the Dandora landfill.

The government has begun work on the second phase of the Nairobi Sewerage Improvement Programme.

The National Construction Authority (NCA) has warned developers with stalled or abandoned construction works to adhere to safety standards or have their structures demolished and repossessed by the government.

The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) and Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a framework for collaboration on service delivery agenda.