Kenya Urges Tanzania, Uganda to Ban Plastic
Kenya and Rwanda are the only East African Community member states that have banned plastic carrier bags, and Nairobi wants Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi to join them.
Plastic bags vendors in Kisii market (file photo).
Environment Minister Vincent Biruta has said the continued use of some "avoidable plastic products" such as straws and disposable cutlery, remains a threat in the fight against ... Read more »
The ban of plastic bags has come to effect in Kenya. Even as some Kenyans complain about the high cost of the transition as the reality of the ban hits home. Kenya is not the first ... Read more »