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In Nairobi, recycling poop is cleaning up the slums

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | “When I started, there was poop in bags everywhere,” said Ricky Ojwang, skillfully navigating a rubbish-strewn canal in Mukuru, a Nairobi slum where he’s worked to improve sanitation since 2012. “People would use bags because there were no toilets, and they would throw them out the …

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MPs ask govt to emulate Kenya, Rwanda and ban kaveera

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee have urged government to implement the ban on polythene bags commonly known as kaveera. Addressing the media on Wednesday, 06 September 2017, the Chairperson of the Committee, Alex Byarugaba said that National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) had failed on …

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