Empowering Coastal Entrepreneurs: Go Blue Training Celebrates Success at Graduation

Empowering Coastal Entrepreneurs: Go Blue Training Celebrates Success at Graduation

By Mwanaharusi Jilo

City Blue Hotel, Mombasa — In a joyous celebration of achievement, the Go Blue graduation ceremony unfolded yesterday at the City Blue Hotel, Mombasa, hosted by the transformative Sote Hub. 

Participants from the Go Blue Training Programme gathered to mark the culmination of a six-month journey that empowered coastal entrepreneurs and paved the way for sustainable growth and success.

Innovation and Sustainability Shine as Curtains Close at the Blue Economy Innovation and Investment Summit

Innovation and Sustainability Shine as Curtains Close at the Blue Economy Innovation and Investment Summit

By Patrick Chiriba and Ian Kiptoo

The second edition of the Blue Economy Investment and Innovation Summit concluded yesterday at Sote Hub, Nyali, amidst the backdrop of heavy rain in Mombasa.

The main summit, a flagship event within the week-long series, was opened by the Slovak Ambassador to Kenya, Katarína Leligdonova, signifying international participation and support for the blue economy’s growth and innovation in Kenya.

The day featured insightful speeches from prominent figures and a pivotal panel discussion that delved deep into the intricacies of the blue economy.

The panel discussion, a key highlight of the day, covered various aspects, including skills development, investment opportunities, digitization, and government involvement in the blue economy.

French Minister of the Seas Empowers Mombasa’s Youth with Blue Economy Insights

French Minister of the Seas Empowers Mombasa’s Youth with Blue Economy Insights

By Shirley Wandera & Ian Kiptoo

Hervé Berville, the French Minister of the Seas, also known as “Ministre français de la Mer,” took center stage in an exclusive masterclass on the Blue Economy for the youth at Swahili Pot Hub in Mombasa.

Minister Berville not only shared his deep expertise but also engaged with the young minds, underscoring the critical importance of the blue economy in today’s world and how it holds the key to a sustainable maritime future.

He passionately encouraged advocacy against human activities that harm marine biodiversity and urged the youth in Mombasa to assume a leadership role in preserving the ocean.

Mombasa Beach Cleanup and Eco-Friendly Transportation Promote the Blue Economy

Mombasa Beach Cleanup and Eco-Friendly Transportation Promote the Blue Economy

Mombasa’s stunning coastline, a gem in Kenya’s blue economy, has been the focus of diligent care and preservation efforts.

The second day of the Blue Economy Innovation and Investment Summit brought together many dedicated individuals with a shared purpose: cleaning and conserving this vital coastal environment.

The beach cleanup served as a testament to the commitment of various stakeholders, including Baus Taka, Sote Hub, and the County Government of Mombasa, in safeguarding the ocean and its ecosystems.

Community Joins Forces to Combat Ecological Impact of Mkupe Bridge Construction

Community Joins Forces to Combat Ecological Impact of Mkupe Bridge Construction

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.