How it looks to live near mining sites – Kwale

How it looks to live near mining sites – Kwale

Gemstones, titanium, silica sand, rare earth elements, lead, copper, zinc, barite, coal and limestone are among the gazetted minerals found in Msambweni, Matuga, Lunga Lunga and Kinango constituencies of Kwale County. Kwale is well endowed with minerals, that is not...
Irony as dry Turkana is sitting on two water aquifers

Irony as dry Turkana is sitting on two water aquifers

A lot has been written about the situation of Turkana; the climate and high poverty levels, which am in agreement with. What caught my attention this time, is the story on the two aquifers lying below Turkana’s land surface. Two aquifers were discovered in the...
Water as the main ingredient for oil drilling?

Water as the main ingredient for oil drilling?

Isn’t it interesting that they say oil and water don’t just mix? You will be surprised to know of the role of water in oil drilling or extraction, but first let’s give this discussion a foundation. Turkana is known to be among the dry regions in Kenya. It has had...
Forced eviction and demolitions a trend?

Forced eviction and demolitions a trend?

According to the Kenya Vision 2030, infrastructure sector is one of the foundations of the pillars expected to provide cost effective world class facilities and services. To achieve this, several factors have to be put into consideration in order to start the process....