Paper: Current challenges facing the civil society in Kenya

Paper: Current challenges facing the civil society in Kenya

Written by Yves Niyiragira, Executive Director of Ā«fahamuĀ», Kenya | February 2015 This short paper attempts to give a historical background to the birth of the current strong civil society in Kenya and briefly discusses the current threats and opportunities for the Kenyan civil society. It ends with an analysis that believes that the Kenyan civil society will continue being a strong player in the Kenyan society fo ...

Hurra Green – Uganda Community Green Radio launched

On July 4th 2014, the Uganda Community Green Radio (UCGR), an initiative of the Uganda National Association for Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) was born. As an extension to the Sustainability School projects supported by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in the oil rich Albertine region in western Uganda, UCGR provides a much needed platform for communities to express their views freely especially on how they are b ...

Study: Uranium Mining

Study: Uranium Mining

Impact on Health and Environment | Study published by RLF East Africa and LHRC | June 2014 Numerous findings reveal that uranium mining has had a notable health risks to mine workers, the environment and to host communities. The brochure covers proceedings and articles of an international conference which has addressed the need to examine uranium mining and its impact on health and environment held in October 20 ...

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