By Shirley Wandera
In a visit to the Close the Gap IT Asset Disposition facility in Jomvu, Mombasa, the United States Ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman, alongside Belgian Ambassador Peter Maddens and Japan Ambassador Okaniwa Ken, yesterday inspected the cutting-edge processes driving its commitment to sustainable technology practices.
By Shirley Wandera
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.
Mombasa, November 4, 2023 -Despite the heavy rains and chilly weather, women from diverse backgrounds turned out in remarkable numbers to welcome the First Lady, Recheal Ruto, in Mombasa. The women gathered at the Mikindani Deliverance Church in Jomvu Constituency for an event graced by the Ministry of Gender, Culture, The Arts, and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Aisha Jumwa.
The gathering was organized by the Joyful Women Group, founded by the First Lady, focusing on empowering and bringing joy to women. Attendees had the unique opportunity to gain insights into various empowerment programs, including table banking and loan top-ups.
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.
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.
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.