Land and Ecological Injustice from Kudu to Dagoretti North

On 13th October 2019, we visited a small town off Mike 46 Rd in Kudu called KMQ - Kenya Marble Quarry. It has several marble mines. Marble normally occurs where there are precious stones in the bedrock. Large excavators dig out the rock and once they have exhausted the mine, move further away from the town, leaving huge gaping holes in the earth which are dangerous to livestock and children as they can fall in and die.

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In Pursuit Of Happines

A casual walk through any of Nairobi’s wealthier middle class neighborhoods and it will not be long before you encounter spaces dedicated solely to happiness and well- being. Whether it is bookshop sections carrying titles on the same, office spaces with brightly colored furniture, office plants and large windows to create more positive working environments as they claim, yoga studios and a call to individuals to de-stress by interacting more with nature and find meaning in their life, the industry of happiness and positive thinking is booming.

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Impediments To Combating CoVID-19 in conditions of indecent Housing

In a system in which basic needs are regarded as non-essential services, the COVID – 19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of these needs as it is has become clear that governments have found it difficult to contain restless masses. It is impossible to contain people with no food, shelter and healthcare. This article will focus on poor housing especially in informal settlements in Kenya as an impediment to combating COVID-19 pandemic.

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