CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation, Patrick Verkooijen, said adapting the world to the climate emergency was essential for world safety. PHOTO/GCABy PATRICK MAYOYOAll countries should step up climate adaptation initiatives while mitigating carbon emissions in the global effort to combat climate change, global leaders said.  .The leaders...
Madam Katrin Hagemann-European Delegate to Kenya with members the Coast Civil Society Reference Group Network. PHOTO/CIWD By PATRICK MAYOYOKenya has made progress in the areas of women empowerment and gender equality, Madam Katrin Hagemann-European Delegate to Kenya has said.Madam Hagemann however noted that important gaps still remain like the passing...
Receiving the World Social and Environment Responsibility Award in 2007.By PATRICK MAYOYOSince December last year when I thwarted a plot to have me arrested and admitted in a mental hospital, I had been wondering why someone was determined to harm me.I thought I was being pursued because of some...
Poaching and wildlife products trafficking mastermind Mansur Mohamed Surur. PHOTO/COURTESY KEY HIGHLIGHTSJuly 29, 2020, Mansur Mohamed Surur, who was wanted for runaway poaching and wildlife products trafficking was arrested at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa On May 7, 2019, an indictment was filed in the United States district...
Mr Jim Nyamu, the founder and Executive Director of Elephant Neighbours Centre, who has acquired the nickname, Elephant Man, for his efforts in drawing global attention to the plight of elephants leading a match for elephants in Malawi. PHOTO/ELEPHANT CENTRE KEY HIGHLIGHTSLack of land use plan in areas with...
China today has the largest ivory market in the world, much of it carved from poached African elephant tusks./PHOTO/FROM ELEPHANTS IN THE DUST REPORT BY UNEP, CITES, IUCN AND TRAFFICBy PATRICK MAYOYOKenya is on the global radar of wildlife conservationists following fresh revelations that it has become an epicentre...
European Development Days (EDD) is a digital event that puts interactivity first. This year’s theme is "The Green Deal for a Sustainable Future". PHOTO/EDDBy DAILY REPORTERThree Kenyans are among 17 outstanding young people from around the world who are going to participate in this year’s European Development Days (EDD)...
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Department (DCI) headquarters goes through a pile of documents they recovered from the house of the mastermind of the jobseekers racket Senior Sergeant Grace Nyamohanga, alias ‘Nasra’. PHOTO/DCIBy CRIME CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter254.comDetectives from the Criminal Investigations Department (DCI) have unearthed a multi-million racket in which unsuspecting...
Collaboration of Women in Development (CWID, Executive Director, Ms Betty Sharon addressing stakeholders during deliberations on the gender based violence Mombasa Guidelines. PHOTO/CWID By PATRICK MAYOYOnewsdesk@reporter254.comCOVID-19 pandemic has increased cases of gender based violence (GBV) against women and girls studies by rights activists’ shows.According to the Executive Director of Collaboration...
DCI Director George Kinoti (centre), Parliamentary Committee for Security chairman Paul Koinange (right), member Abdi Shurie (left) and others when they toured the newly built National Police Service (NPS) Forensic Laboratory at DCI headquarters on March 21, 2019. PHOTO/THE DCIBy STEPHEN MUIRURIThe Assets Recovery Agency (ARA) has seized Sh4.5...