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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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Kenya’s Ruto rushes into office as Odinga heads to court

Business Day 17 Aug 2022
NairobiKenya’s president-elect, William Ruto, said on Wednesday there was no time to waste in tackling an economic crisis, as defeated rival Raila Odinga prepared a legal challenge to overturn his loss in the August 9 election ... We don’t have the luxury of wasting time,” Ruto, ...
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CCBA invests in skills development for future generations in Africa

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
The youth collect, aggregate and deliver recyclable waste to respective recyclers in Nairobi for processing. The project has seen the youth group deliver approximately 500kg of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastics to recyclers in Nairobi monthly; therefore conserving the forest by reducing pollution and creating livelihoods for themselves ... ....
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Bruce Golding hails Kenya for peaceful election, but...

Jamaica Observer 12 Aug 2022
"I have voted twice in my life and after the last election I decided I won't even vote because it is a waste of time," Ruth Musyoki, 40, told AFP in Nairobi. NAIROBI, KenyaBallot boxes lie stacked in rows at a tallying centre in Nairobi on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
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Plan for seven African cities in the frontline of the climate crisis

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jul 2022
Johannesburg, Nairobi and Addis Ababa will look at diverting and treating organic waste in different forms. “In Nairobi, we’re going to look at markets where you can get the biggest supply of clean organic waste and start with a pilot of diverting organic waste from the market but ...
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Africa embraces crypto to fund welfare, development projects

Business Day 19 Jul 2022
Nairobi —  A sculpture of a giant tap spewing plastic waste greeted delegates at UN environment talks in Kenya earlier this year — a reminder of the urgent need for them to agree to a global pact to curb plastic pollution.
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This Is What a Radical Plastic Ban Looks Like

Time Magazine 30 Jun 2022
Ragpickers search for recyclable waste at a Delhi landfill site ... But Leah Oyake-Ombis, director of the Africa Livelihood Innovations for Sustainable Environment Consulting Group at the University of Nairobi and a notable critic of the ban, advocates a different approach, which emphasizes recycling and waste management over fines or bans.
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Kenya: Kenya, Japan Explore Partnership to Remodel Waste Management Systems

All Africa 23 Jun 2022
Nairobi -- Kenya is partnering with Japan to explore ways to implement the recently passed Sustainable Waste Management Bill 2021, to enhance the country's waste management systems ....

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