Preparations for the Kara Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on 15th October 2020 are on course.

The closure of schools due to COVID-19 pandemic has led to children spending most of their time at home. Much of that time is spent on internet.

Pursuant to Article 187 of the Constitution, on 25 February 2020 the Nairobi City County Government and the National Government signed a Deed of Transfer of Functions Agreement which was published vide Gazette Notice No.1609,

Since the announcement of the first COVID-19 case in Kenya, followed by development of several guidelines aimed at containing the spread of the virus,

The government has gazetted an advisory on the conduct of virtual and hybrid general meetings by organizations registered under the Societies Act.

Kara and Safaricom have renewed their partnership to enhance use of new technologies to address the service delivery challenges both at the neighborhood and national level.

The National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) will collaborate with Kara in a campaign aimed at promoting society free from alcohol and drug abuse.

Following the decision by the government to introduce home based care and isolation for asymptomatic COVID 19 patients in order to relieve pressure from the country’s heath care system,

The government plans to restore seven more green spaces in Nairobi after revamping the Michuki Memorial Park. 

Four popular clubs in Nairobi's upmarket area of Kilimani, Nairobi have failed in a bid to stop their imminent closure, as they appealed against the revocation of their licenses.

Nairobi residents will now have to use a new payment platform to pay for various services offered by the County.

Kenya Power has introduced a service, under the *977# USSD code, that will enable its prepaid and postpaid customers to manage their bills.

Under the new service, the company’s post-paid customers can now take advantage of the self-read option on *977# to submit their meter readings to get their actual monthly bills. Every month, customers who register for the self-read option will get a prompt asking them to submit their readings within the next three days.

The platform also enables pre-paid customers to purchase tokens and retrieve the last three purchased By dialing *977#, customers can also report outages, apply for new electricity connections, and verify the identities of people presenting as employees or contractors of the company.
The USSD code is part of innovative solutions that the company is deploying to enhance service delivery, and improve customer experience by promoting interaction in a more reliable, affordable, convenient and fast manner

All buildings in rural and urban areas in Kajiado County will now be required to have water harvesting and storage infrastructures.

NATION: An environmental crisis looms and, as per usual, people are to blame. But, this time around Covid-19 is giving them all the help they need.

As you are aware, the current COVID-19 pandemic situation has made it difficult to organize physical meetings and this has affected convening of Annual General Meetings and other meetings by Resident Associations.

Kara has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Professional Security Studies (IPSS) to provide framework for collaboration on promoting security & safety in the neighborhoods across Kenya.

Kara has partnered with the Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) to promote green building practices in the neighborhoods.

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has issued closure notices to more than 20 rental apartments in Kitengela town for discharging raw sewage into roads. 

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has cleared a backlog of 4,400 pending development approval applications through the new e-construction system.

There are reduced cases of insecurity incidents following the restructuring of the National Police Service that began a year ago.