Maina Waruru is a print journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 20 years of experience in covering science and development issues including climate, environment, technology, water, agriculture, higher education and research.

He has published extensively in a range of publications, including the New Scientist, Nature News, Thomson Reuters Foundation-Climate, Scidev.net, BBC Business Online (UK), DeSmog (UK), Science Africa (Kenya), RenewableEnergyworld.com (US), The Scientist (Canada), Down To Earth (India), University World News, Africa Science Magazine (South Africa), Health Policy Watch (global) and China Dialogue (global), among others.

Maina Waruru

Basic information

Name
Maina Waruru
Expertise
science and development issues including climate, environment, technology, water, agriculture, higher education and research
Country
Kenya
City
Nairobi

Supported projects

Kenyan Oil Project Had Environmental Concerns Months Ahead of World Bank Investment

  • Environment
  • Finance

This investigation reveals how a multi-million dollar investment from the World Bank into an oil & gas company involved in controversial drilling in Kenya went ahead, despite vocal objections from the U.S. Treasury Department, and four months after a damaging oil spill at one of the sites.