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Kenya moots plan to save Mountain Bongo

Kenya’s’ Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Monday launched the National Recovery and Action Plan for the critically endangered Mountain Bongo. The Plan was launched by the country’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism & Wildlife, Najib Balala. The plan seeks to address the myriad challenges facing the Mountain Bongo and will jump-start the process of reversing their

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Somalis urged to vaccinate children against polio 

Somalia and Puntland health authorities rolled out a polio campaign yesterday to vaccinate more than 940 000 children under 5 years of age to stop an ongoing outbreak of a strain of poliovirus. The campaign runs from 24 to 27 June 2019, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s

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CSOs oppose Kenya’s nuclear energy future

The Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA) has contracted China National Nuclear Corporation to determine the most suitable location to construct a nuclear power plant in the next 8-10 years.  The Indian Ocean, Lake Victoria, and Lake Turkana have been identified as top contenders for hosting Kenya’s first nuclear power plant. This week, President Uhuru

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