Kara in collaboration with Columbia Global Centers (CGC) Nairobi and the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) at the Earth Institute, organized a webinar on 11th December 2020 to discuss the state of urban transport infrastructure in Kenyan Cities.

Kara hosted Mr. Nelson Wasilwa, Ag. Manager Frequency Planning, Communications Authority of Kenya as one of the speakers during the Kara-Safaricom Webinar on the theme:

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Sectional Properties Act 2019 that provides for the division of buildings into units to be owned by individual proprietors.

A section of Lang’ata residents have obtained a lifeline from the Environmental and Lands Court in Nairobi after the court issued a temporary injunction stopping the government from repossessing their properties pending hearing of the matter.

Property developers in Nairobi will no longer have to physically present development plans for stamping as a mark of final approval.

The government plans to hand over 160 housing units from one block of the Pangani affordable homes project next year in February 2021.

Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has formed a team to enforce regulations meant to curb illegal dumping and littering in Nairobi.

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.