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Kaburu Mugambi

Kaburu Mugambi
Kaburu Mugambi is a veteran of business reporting having worked with two national newspapers in Kenya. He is a graduate of economics from Kenyatta University. He started his journalism career in 2000 with The People Daily as a business reporter before becoming a business sub-editor. He joined Daily Nation in 2004 as a business writer. He holds a post-graduate diploma in mass communication from University of Nairobi's School of Journalism and an MBA in marketing from the same university. In 2016, he founded Water Tower, a media firm focused on water, energy and climate. Its content cuts across water, energy and climate with emphasis on adaptation and sustainability.

March to May season: Most counties to get rain in March

A Kenyan map showing the expected rainfall pattern in March 2021 by counties.

Nineteen agricultural counties would get above normal rainfall. Seventeen counties could face lightning strikes and flooding. In addition, diseases such as malaria were likely to emerge around Lake Victoria and the coastal region. Kenya Meteorological Department expects 37 counties to get near normal or above normal rainfall. The remaining 10 …

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UNEP prize: Kenyan among seven world winners

Ms Nzambi Matee is a materials engineer and head of Gjenge Makers, which produces sustainable low-cost construction materials made of recycled plastic waste and sand.

Ms Nzambi Matee, 29, is this year’s African continent’s winner of UNEP Young Champions of the Earth prize. She is a materials engineer and head of her firm, Gjenge Makers. The firm makes low-cost construction materials made of recycled plastic waste and sand. Ms Matee with other six winners each …

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Covid-19: Ruiru Water income back to ‘normal’

Mr Simon Mwangi, managing director, Ruiru-Juja Water and Sewerage Company. He expects the firm to fully recover and expand next year.

It is now nine months since the hygiene crisis started. Hand washing with soap is one way to effectively prevent oneself from getting the virus. Thus water firms had to keep on supplying water as well as hand washing points. As demand for water rose, water firms’ incomes sharply dropped …

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Solar energy: Who wants amateur technician?

Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority is proposing new solar energy laws to improve workers’ professional skill. Further, the authority seeks to protect consumers by only allowing high quality products with guarantee. Also, the new regulations simplify the current solar power laws. An article by Nation Media Group’s Business Daily on …

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