Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lobby group seeks participation in police vetting

NGOs poked holes into the police vetting exercise. The National Police Service Commission has denied claims that it has not been doing a thorough job probing officers who come before it during police vetting. Earlier today, the Police Reforms Working group had faulted the exercise, accusing the commission of concentrating more on probing finances, while

Phyllis Omido acceptance speech, 2015 Goldman Prize ceremony

After learning her own breast milk was making her baby sick—and realizing her child wasn’t the only one suffering from lead poisoning—Phyllis Omido galvanized the community in Mombasa to shut down the smelter that was exposing people to dangerous chemicals. She is the Africa winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award

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