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Kenyan entrepreneurs come to the rescue of plastic-choked rivers

La Prensa Latina 24 Nov 2022
Nairobi’s estimated waste production is between 2,000 and 4,000 tons of waste every day, including plastics, but the country’s collection services access less than 50% of the national urban population, according to data published in 2010 by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
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International vlogger accused of staining Nairobi AirBnB bed sheets with human waste

TheNewsHOOK 23 Nov 2022
International vlogger accused of staining Nairobi AirBnB bed sheets with human waste ....
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Residents fed up with Nairobi slums ‘full of filth’ call on authorities in online campaign

The Observers 07 Nov 2022
Korogocho is one of the largest slums on the outskirts of Nairobi ... Many residents of Nairobi’s slums lack running water, toilets and proper solid waste disposal systems ... The neighbourhood also borders the Dandora dumpsite, Nairobi’s main dumping ground, where more than 2,000 tonnes of waste are dumped each day.
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Young artist from Nairobi sees shells transformed into egg-celent paintings and sculptures

Ruptly 05 Nov 2022
Artist from Nairobi Mika Obanda found alternative solution for waste disposal. He is creating paintings and sculptures using egg shells and waste collected from dump sites of the Kenyan capital ... people eat eggs and throw their shells as waste in the dumpsite.
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Koko Networks provides Kenyans with cheaper, greener cooking fuel

Business Day 01 Nov 2022
That’s the dual problem Greg Murray and three other co-founders set out to solve when they established Koko Networks Ltd in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya ... The company’s fuel is now sold in Kenya’s biggest cities, and one in four Nairobi households cook with it ... Koko’s ethanol is made from waste at sugar-processing plants in East Africa.
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What to do with your old phones, gadgets and other e-waste

Egypt Independent 18 Oct 2022
electronic waste ... Old laptop casings are stacked on shelves in the local NGO Electronic Waste Initiative Kenya (E-WIK) workshop as the NGO collects electronic wastes to be processed, recycled, and repurposed in an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, on December 3, 2021 ... Find an e-waste disposal service.
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The toll of climate change on mental health

Open Access Government 06 Oct 2022
For example, in early 2022, the United Nations News covered the story of Nzambi Matee, an engineer from Kenya who started a company to convert plastic waste into building materials. Matee revealed that she was motivated to start her company because she was tired of watching her community in Nairobi, Kenya struggling to manage their plastic waste ... .
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It’s climate week, and the UN is mostly consumed with other problems

Hindustan Times 22 Sep 2022
Between floods that ravaged Pakistan and droughts that parched Europe and China, and innumerable heat waves, the global impact of climate change has become tangible lately ... Also Read ... Also Read. Australian miner Fortescue reveals $6.2 billion carbon plan ... One prize finalist, Sanergy founder David Auerbach, turns food waste into fertilizer in Nairobi.
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Boost sought for Africa's green shift

China Daily 20 Sep 2022
"China would like to share its experience over the last two decades with Africa in combating climate change by bridging the gap in the continent's energy needs and reversing effects of climate change in areas like solving industrial waste management problems.".
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Five years on, Kenya makes headway in circular economy with ban on single-use plastic bags

Xinhua 12 Sep 2022
His factory has partnered with plastic waste suppliers from Nairobi operating within major landfills to provide the factory with raw materials ... Its capital of Nairobi alone generates 2,400 tonnes of solid waste, out of which only 45 percent is recycled, reused, or transformed to ...
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Dandora Dump In Kenya Linked to Cancer And Infertility

OWP 07 Sep 2022
New reports reaffirm that the 30-acre Dandora trash dump in Nairobi, Kenya is putting those who live and work nearby at a high risk of cancer, infertility, and other severe illnesses. Since 2007, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been alerting officials that the landfill is a serious health threat to an eastern Nairobi suburb.
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Kenya in tense wait for Supreme Court verdict on election

Urdu Point 05 Sep 2022
Nairobi, Sept 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Sep, 2022 ) .Kenyans anxiously awaited a ... "We have already wasted a lot of time and money so if we go back to election we will waste (even more) time and resources," said Anne Karanja, a fruit seller in the capital Nairobi.
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Kenya Supreme Court begins delivering verdict on election

Urdu Point 05 Sep 2022
Nairobi, Sept 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Sep, 2022 ) .Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday ... "We have already wasted a lot of time and money so if we go back to election we will waste (even more) time and resources," said Anne Karanja, a fruit seller in the capital Nairobi.
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Kenya fashion: The designers giving Nairobi a fashionable name

BBC News 30 Aug 2022
This buzz of tailoring activity is taking place at Suave Studios, located on the second floor of a charming building painted white and blue in downtown Nairobi ... Awale draws inspiration from Gikomba, a huge, sprawling, open-air second-hand clothes market in Nairobi, the largest of its kind in East Africa.
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Kenya's Ruto says no time to waste after election as rival prepares court challenge

Canada Dot Com 17 Aug 2022
NAIROBI — Kenya’s president-elect William Ruto said on Wednesday there was no time to waste in ...

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