By Mwanaharusi Jilo
November 29, 2023 – Mombasa, Mama Ngina Waterfront – Jumuiya ya kaunti za Pwani (JKP) took the spotlight at the JABEIC 2023 event held at the scenic Mama Ngina Waterfront in Mombasa on November 29. The event provided a platform to illuminate critical issues within the blue economy.
In a noteworthy address by Rashid on behalf of Cabinet Secretary Salim Mvurya, the challenges facing the blue economy sector were openly discussed. These challenges included low investment, the impacts of climate change, resource use conflicts, and insufficient support, all contributing to the sector’s sluggish growth.
By Angel Mutai
Mombasa: 24/09/2023: In a collaborative effort to address the ecological challenges posed by the construction of the Mkupe bridge in Mombasa County, several organizations came together on Saturday for a mangrove conservation project in the Mkupe area.
Blue Radio, in partnership with Ken Gen, Bike is Best, Logos Hope, and Oshwal Academy, joined forces with local villagers and the Mombasa County government to plant more than 4,400 mangrove trees.
The recent decision by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) to hike fuel prices in Kenya has sent shockwaves through the lives of ordinary Kenyan citizens. Just three days after the announcement, the ripple effects of this increase are being felt far and wide.
In the latest round of fuel price adjustments, EPRA raised the cost of petroleum, diesel, and kerosene by 16.96, 21.3, and 33.13 Kenyan shillings per litre, respectively. These substantial price hikes have left many Kenyan households grappling with an economic headache.
President William Ruto has been at the forefront of promoting electric mobility in Kenya. His election manifestos featured prominent commitments to electric mobility, utility-scale battery storage, energy efficiency, and green hydrogen. Since taking office, Ruto’s government has reaffirmed Kenya’s dedication to transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2030. One of the most visible initiatives to support electric mobility in Kenya is the promotion of electric motorcycles, especially in the motorcycle taxi industry. Recent finance bills have included measures aimed at accelerating the adoption of electric motorcycles, electric bicycles, and electric buses.
Many young men and women queued in the streets of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The reason? They had heard through social media that World Coin was offering free money as long as they got their irises scanned.
Most youngsters cannot satisfy their desires through some of these stated aspects – generating a gap between those leading a sustainable life and those who don’t—a modern battle.