Kenya Is Not A Dumping Ground For US Plastic

By David Whitehouse, The Africa Report. -

The new administration of US president-elect Joe Biden must resist pressure from US oil and chemical companies to use Kenya as a dumping ground for plastic waste. In April, the American [...]

The Struggle To Protect Kenya’s Ewaso Ngiro River

By Chris Williams, www.truth-out.org -

By Chris Williams in Truthout - The proposed mega-dam will undoubtedly worsen these grave threats. At a cost of 10 billion Kenyan shillings (US $103 million), the dam will submerge 13,000 [...]

Fighting Industrial Pollution In Kenya As Dangerous As Lead Poisoning

By Sophie Morlin-Yron, www.truth-out.org -

By Sophie Morlin-Yron in Truthout - Whilst campaigning, Omido escaped a possible kidnapping and has been arrested and imprisoned for her work. "They sent armed people after me, to wait for me at [...]

Kenyan Pastoralists Protest Destruction Of Indigenous Forest

By Robert Kibet, www.ipsnews.net -

Armed with twigs and placards, enraged residents from a semi-pastoral community 360 km north of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, protested this week against wanton destruction of indigenous forest – [...]

Police Tear Gas Kids Protesting Removal Of Their Playground

By Brian Ries, www.mashable.com -

Police in Kenya on Monday tear gassed a group of schoolchildren who were demonstrating against the removal of their school's playground by powerful politician. The children eventually toppled [...]

Police Tear Gas Kids Protesting Removal Of Playground

By Brian Ries, www.mashable.com -

Police in Kenya on Monday tear gassed a group of schoolchildren who were demonstrating against the removal of their school's playground by powerful politician. A group of students from Langata [...]

Carbon Colonialism: Climate Change Fight Displacing Africans

By Nafeez Ahmed, www.mintpressnews.com -

Since the launch of a World Bank sponsored conservation programme in west Kenya eights years ago, the Bank-funded Kenya Forest Service (FKS) has conducted a relentless scorched earth campaign to [...]

Occupy Kenya: Protesters March For End To Violence

By Tristan McConnell, www.mintpressnews.com -

Apathy and thuggery greeted an attempt to kickstart an Occupy movement in Kenya to protest against government inaction in the face of rising insecurity and terrorism. The march and sit-in [...]