Africities 2022 offers an opportunity to examine water issues
July 25, 2021

Africities 2022 offers an opportunity to examine water issues

Kisumu County, Kenya, will host Africities 9 from 26-30 April 2022, under the auspices of the Pan-African Organisation of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa). The theme will be ‘The role of intermediary cities in Africa in the implementation of the UN Agenda 2030 and the African Union Agenda 2063’. Intermediary cities […]

June 30, 2021

Water is the Foundation of the Big Four Agenda

The Big Four Agenda, announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in late 2017, has four main pillars. Enhancing Manufacturing, Food Security and Nutrition, Universal Health Coverage, and Affordable Housing. Affordable housing implies the development of adequate, standardized, and well-spaced houses with a continuous supply of clean water and electricity. The supply of clean water continues to be […]

Can Kenya from global floods?
May 31, 2021

Time for sustainable solutions to flooding in Nairobi

Devastation. That is what we have experienced in Nairobi and other parts of the country in the last few weeks. All because of floods. And floods have a devastating effect on us all. The ongoing heavy rains have led to loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops and loss of livestock. Images […]

May 12, 2021

Water – not an infinite resource in Kenya

Everyone takes water for granted and this begets complacency. Water may seem like a limitless resource, considering that most of the planet is covered in it. But freshwater, the kind that we need for drinking, farming and to sustain life itself, isn’t infinite.  The United Nations Environment Program has predicted that half the globe’s population […]