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Mali kwa Mali: Kenya’s waste management culture

The climate change conversation has shifted in the last decade from a European and Asian
problem to one that involves all of earth’s inhabitants. The push towards a greener earth, however, has been dominated particularly by the West on what should be done and how it should be done, making it appear a Western ideal.

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Will you give up your plate of choma to beat air pollution?

Kenyans, we are a diverse lot that doesn’t always agree on everything except for the fact that a good chunk of us love meat, particularly beef and the different ways in which it is cooked.

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After Plastic bags, Should Kenya ban all Single-Use Plastics?

In Kenya, plastic bags were officially banned in August 2017, with it being considered the most stringent ban worldwide with a jail term of up to 4 years or a maximum fine of Ksh.4 million.

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Beauty from Ashes: Using old tyres to make beautiful sandals

I arrived a few minutes past noon at Village Sandals to the sweet mellow sound of Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds and the backdrop of red, yellow and green all around me, creating a small Rastafari heaven.

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Fireless Cooking: Combating Climate Change through Entrepreneurship

The urge to bite into a meal cooked with pure solar energy led me on a trip to the outskirts of the Kisumu city center, to a place known as Rabuor.