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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.
Mombasa, Kenya – In a gathering at Changamwe secondary school on Sunday, Mombasa leaders voiced their strong opposition to the recent moves by the National Government to privatize the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) and sell the Kenya Petroleum and Refinery Limited.
The leaders emphasized the lack of public participation in the decision-making process and the potential negative impacts on the local economy.
Sote Hub Launches 2023 Blue Economy and Innovation and Investment Summit: A Path to Empowerment and Solutions
The Mombasa County Government today launched the 2023 Blue Economy and Innovation Summit in a ceremony that happened at Sote Hub in Nyali.
The summit will be a week-long event from October 27th to November 3rd. It will tackle vital issues concerning youth employment and community problem-solving.
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.