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WHAT KIND OF YOUTH ARE WE, ARE YOU?

There’s a time my next door neighbor told me that his only wish was to grow up quickly and get to be 21 years old. At the time, he was 11 years old. I got curious and asked him why… Boy (with childish yet great conviction in his eyes): At 21, I’ll be considered a

By Oluchina Oyesa 2 years ago
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TAKEOUTS FROM THE NAIROBI GARBAGE DEBATE

The debate over the garbage menace in Nairobi made news this week thanks to an interesting piece on KTN by Alex Chamwada. #NrbGarbageDebate was the top trending topic on twitter for the better part of Sunday evening till Monday night. This was quite unusual but, timely considering how Kenyans rarely talk about the environment on

By Kevin Okech 3 years ago
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Climate Change: 3 Reasons You Should Care

World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the COP 21 meeting. There is a lot of optimism in the air for action. I think for a long time, there’s been more talk than action and it is quite a relief when you hear the biggest culprits like Obama and the Chinese premier finally

By Kevin Okech 3 years ago
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WHY THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT?

Did you know that our economies exist because of the environment? Every resource we trade or even use traces its roots to the environment. However, even with all these facts and many more, why don’t human beings appreciate the environment nowadays? How did we end up where we are now? My grandmother used to tell

By Purity Wanjohi 3 years ago
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THINK BEFORE YOU TOSS

The world is a very small place. It is supposed to bring us close, closer to people and closer to things. It is so small that we ought to be wary of what we say, what we do, and how we interact with even the least thought of things; lest one day we meet when

By Kevin Okech 3 years ago