Tag: UNEP

African countries lose almost USD 5 Billion yearly due to poor...

Almost USD 5 billion is lost yearly due to unimproved sanitation across 18 African countries. This is according to the new research...

An Inside Look into Sudan’s First Ever State of the Environment...

The Government of Sudan and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have jointly launched the first ever State of the Environment and Outlook...

Kenyan Youth Bags UN Award for Recycling Plastic to Building Materials

Nzambi Matee is still basking in the warmth of the latest feather in her cap. The 28-year-old materials engineer was recently crowned...

Nairobi Emerges Africa’s Best Ecofriendly Tourism Destination City

Kenya’s capital Nairobi has been ranked the best city in Africa for environmentally-friendly holiday getaways while South Africa’s Cape Town comes in...

My Cattle, Your Rhinos: South Africa’s Poverty-And-Wildlife Conundrum

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing us to think deeply about human beings’ relationship with the natural world on which we all depend...

UN Faults Kenya’s Proposed 5,000MW Kilifi Coal Plant

The United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) has raised environmental concerns over Kenya’s plan to include a 5,000MW coal-fired power plant in its future energy...

Kenya To Zero-Rate Electric Vehicle Tax

In efforts to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles, Kenya is considering zero-rating tax on all electric automobiles. Kenya’s Treasury...