Kara and CSUD release the social/community component of their ongoing analysis of the Thika Highway Improvement Project

The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (Kara) in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) at the Earth Institute, conducted a study of the impact of the Thika Highway Improvement Project (THIP) on communities in Nairobi. The findings of this study were complied in a comprehensive report that explains citizens’ main concerns with road safety, health, water drainage, property damage, public involvement, socio-economic impacts, among others.  Continue reading

Proposal to transfer city council debts

Posted on 12 July 2012 in The Business Daily

The proposal by a lobby group that an autonomous institution be established to inherit the billions of shillings owed by local authorities is worth considering.

Presently, the law dictates that all local authorities will cease to exist and their powers and liabilities are to be transferred to county governments after the next General Election. Continue reading