Restoring harmony: Achieving ecological balance in Sub-Saharan Africa’s human-wildlife ecosystems

Evidently, wildlife numbers continue to decrease globally. A 2021 World Wildlife Foundation report[2] however states that globally, conflict-related killing affects more than 75% of the world’s wild cat species, as well as large herbivores such as elephants. The management of the wetlands and protection areas across many national wildlife protection agencies fails to acknowledge both […]

Agriculture, International Law, Issue 87 - April 2023
April 03, 2023
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Dietary insults and the checkmate of COP27’s negotiations: Rinsing nutritional genomics vis- à-vis the impacts of pollution on the Kenyan foods

The father of medicine, Hippocrates, advised against using medicines when a person could be healed by nutrition.[1] This implies that eating a healthy diet is crucial for maintaining good health and disease prevention. No wonder the modern adage says that an apple a day, keeps the doctor away. Put in another way, ‘Let food be […]

Rethinking sexual and reproductive health rights in the context of climate change

By the mere fact that the pro-life and anti-abortion billboards were concentrated in Nairobi County, the capital city with a high rate of educated individuals, it would have been easier to buy the pro-adoption argument. Yet, it is this cynical deployment of “pro-adoption” to legitimize the shaming of abortion that blurs the substantive advancement of […]

Constitutional Law, IBI Law, Issue 86 - March 2023
March 01, 2023
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A comprehensive IBI Law: A reprieve for the agricultural sector in the wake of unpredictable weather patterns

Additionally, the government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives should spearhead innovative ways to cushion farmers in such trying times. One of these ways is through the mainstreaming of agricultural insurance and in particular, the Weather Index Insurance (WII) which forms the substratum of this article. Climate change and the unprecedented drought […]

Issue 83 - Dec 2022, Social Justice Advocacy
December 30, 2022
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COP27 key outcomes: progress on compensation for developing countries, but more needed on climate justice and equity

COP conferences broadly provide a platform for the negotiation of international climate change agreements. This was to be the first COP held in Africa since 2016. It was also framed as the implementation COP, which would lead to action. COP27 was expected to make progress on “loss and damage”. This is financing to compensate developing […]

Commercial Law, Issue 83 - Dec 2022, Transport & Logistics Law
December 30, 2022
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Ride or die?

Background of the issue It is now a normal occurrence that cyclists are perceivedas less “worthy” road users compared to motorists. To defend this position, one may term it as a manifestation of social classes on the roads. With the less economically empowered- the cyclists, against the motorists with a stronger financial muscle. The aforementioned […]