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.

Haki Africa Raises Concerns on Peace and Security Amid Economic Struggles

Haki Africa Raises Concerns on Peace and Security Amid Economic Struggles

By Mapenzi Kitsao

Mombasa County, 21/09/2023 — Haki Africa on Thursday voiced its profound disappointment with the National Government’s response to peace and security issues in the country.

In a press briefing held at their premises in Mombasa the Human Rights organization drew attention to a number of security concerns which they believe the government has turned their focus away from.

Yusuf Abubakar, Director of Haki Africa, highlighted the prevalence of terrorism in the Lamu and Tana River regions and underscored the role of skyrocketing living costs and youth unemployment in exacerbating insecurity.

Kenyan Common Mwananchi Struggles After Fuel Price Hike

Kenyan Common Mwananchi Struggles After Fuel Price Hike

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.

Senator Mohamed Faki Gives Back to Changamwe Constituency in Mombasa County

Senator Mohamed Faki Gives Back to Changamwe Constituency in Mombasa County

In a show of gratitude to the people of Changamwe constituency and Mombasa County, Senator Mohamed Faki, in collaboration with Governor Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir and his office, organized a special event at Bomu Stadium on Saturday.

The event, hosted by MP Omar Mwinyi, aimed to give back to the community that supported their leadership aspirations during the August 9th, 2022 elections.