by Gilitics Media | May 4, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, Environment, Featured, Impact stories, Opinion, Tourism
According to historical records, the first synthetic plastic was created in 1907, revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. Since then, the production of plastics has increased significantly, with consumer demand driving innovation and expansion in the industry.
Despite their popularity, plastics have been found to have negative effects on the environment and human health. They are not biodegradable, which means they can take hundreds of years to break down. Additionally, they release harmful chemicals when they degrade, contaminating soil and water.
As concern over the impact of plastics on the environment
by Gilitics Media | Apr 15, 2023 | Blue Economy, Business, Climate Change, Corporate, Current Affairs, Featured, Impact stories, Tourism
The Permanent Secretary State Department of Shipping and Maritime, Mr. Shadrack Mwadime has urged the youth in the Coastal region to be aggressive in taking opportunities in the shipping and maritime industry.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Blue Radio, Mr. Mwadime noted the numerous job opportunities in the blue economy specifically for seafarers.
The PS mentioned that the increase in the number of institutions offering seafarers courses, such as Bandari Maritime Academy, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology, Technical University of Mombasa, and Pioneer University gives youth an opportunity that they need to actively explore.
by admin | Mar 29, 2023 | Featured, News, TourismBy Shirley Wandera and Sonia Kavuli The International Centre for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) has launched its first Kenyan Heritage Hub in collaboration with the National Museums of Kenya and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
by Gilitics Media | Nov 28, 2022 | Blue Economy, Business, Corporate, Current Affairs, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Tourism
Cabinet Secretary for tourism, wildlife, and heritage Peninah Malonza received the ‘World Odyssey’ cruise ship at the Mombasa port on Monday.
The 800 tourists on board docked for a five-day stay on the island.
Speaking to the press, CS Malonza noted that the arrival of a cruise ship after a four-year absence of such vessels is promising for the region’s struggling tourism industry.