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Kenya’s KenGen to add more power from geothermal sources

State-run Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) plans to add nearly 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from geothermal sources by 2025 as part of a...

January 2020 was the hottest January on record, says NOAA

January 2020 was the hottest January in the 141-year global climate record, according to scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...

Ecotourism companies aim to double Africa’s lion population by 2050

Africa's four leading ecotourism operators have launched the Lionscape Coalition to support Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) to help preserve the dwindling population of lions...

Africa urged to avoid reliance on hydropower

African nations need to diversify energy supply, particularly countries reliant on hydropower, industry experts said at an energy conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The region...

Japan’s Nagashiki says it has scuttled part of Mauritius oil spill...

Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping, which owns the bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius and caused a large oil spill, said on...

Uganda drafting a new plan on elephant conservation

A new plan is being drafted which aims to protect Uganda's rising elephant numbers from poaching.Elephant poaching remains a major threat in Uganda and...

Kenyan government sets up $60m floods relief fund

The Kenyan government has set aside Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) for the restoration of infrastructure damaged by raging floods, state spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus...

Kenya raises $42,609 at biodiversity event organized by YILI group, Chinese...

Kenya received 4.56 million Kenya shilling (42,609 US Dollars) donation and the initiatives of sustainable development and biological diversity in an event that was...

Kenya promotes clean cooking solutions to fight air pollution

Kenya on Tuesday pledged to promote clean cooking solutions in order to combat air pollution. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary of Ministry of Energy told a...