Nairobi, 20 Feb 07
In what has become an annual event, a group of youths will next week embark on the second climb of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro to highlight the problem of growing crime in the East African cities.
Nairobi, 8 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the Governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and with financial support from the Government of the Netherlands has embarked on a water and sanitation project in four towns around Lake Victoria.
Nairobi, 29 Jan 07
Hundreds of residents of Homa Bay on Lake Victoria in Western Kenya were treated to a hugely successful music concert on Saturday night by UN-HABITAT Messenger of Truth, Kenyan rap star Gidi Gidi.
Nairobi, 25 Jan 07
As part of peace building efforts following last year’s clashes in Nairobi’s Mathare slums, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Thursday held a meeting with the area’s residents to review the reconciliation progress.
Nairobi, 18 Jan 07
This week a blind cyclist will start pedaling all the way from Cairo to Cape Town as a UN-HABITAT goodwill ambassador: “The message I want to tell all those in pain and suffering is that it is possible to pick up the pieces and start life afresh.”
Nairobi, 11 Dec 06
Public water utilities in Africa got a major confidence boost at the weekend when over 40 senior water utility managers and other delegates from the water sector adopted a declaration of support to the institutions.
Nairobi, 4 Dec 06
For the residents of Korogocho, one of Nairobi’s largest slums, last Sunday was a special day as they set aside the daily grind of their lives to witness a landmark event where UN-HABITAT and the Government of Italy joined hands to give them a better sports facility.
Nairobi, 9 Nov 06
Meeting on the sidelines of the international climate change conference currently underway in Nairobi, a youth group on Thursday called on governments and policy makers to give them bigger roles in environmental management.