In this report, you will get to read about the contribution of Save Lamu’s board member Mohamed Athman about the threats Lamu Old Town faces under increased pressure from proposed mega infrastructure Development and particularly the LAPSSET Project that threatens to alter the integrity and
Prince Charles’s speech at the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland was a rallying call to world leaders to put the people and planet at the heart of global value creation. His speech followed another strong speech by the United Kingdom Prime Minister,
Link to PDF of this press release. For Immediate Release: deCOALonize Campaign partners and Greenpeace Africa Demand a Stop to Coal Investments in Kenya. Nairobi, 12 June 2019 – Communities from Lamu and Kitui together with Greenpeace Africa and members of the deCOALonize coalition have
By Serena Patel In the face of mega-development projects and a controversial coal-fired power plant that disproportionately targeted the indigenous, disenfranchised people of Lamu, Kenya, the community has shown utmost resilience in demanding justice. Thanks to vibrant grassroots movement like Save Lamu, who provided residents
The deCOALonize Campaign joins environmentalists, conservationists, and civil society organizations in demanding that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the Kenya Forestry Service, and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry thoroughly investigate the murder of Joanna Stuchbury. Joanna was shot at least twice on 15th July
Celebrating the second anniversary since the revocation of the Lamu coal plant By Omar Elmawi On this day in 2019, five members of the National Environmental Tribunal sitting in Nairobi unanimously made a landmark decision to revoke the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) license of the
This factsheet was designed from an article written by Amy Galland and Serena Patel with the same title published on the Elephant. Click here to download.
An assessment of the technical, economic and site evaluation of the proposed coal plant by Hindpal S. Jabbal, former Chairman of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC ); now Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) You can access the report here.
In this newsletter, we focus on the campaign activities the last half year of 2020. The resilience of the communities in Lamu and Kitui despite the COVID19 challenges. We also bring you up to speed on the status of the proposed Lamu coal plant. We
This report was prepared by the Lamu County Department of Tourism and Lamu Tourism Association (LTA) on Oct 28th, 2014 following the rise in insecurity issues in Lamu, after the Mpeketoni attack on June 15th, 2014 and those that followed in Witu, Hindi, and Gamba,
In this newsletter, you will get to understand better the deCOALonize Campaign. Why communities in Lamu and Kitui are opposed to coal activities and why opposition remains critical. You will also learn about opportunities to join the movement and help us in calling for sustainable
deCOALonize campaign condemns the violent actions of the police who arrested Kenyan Activist at night on Tuesday 9th June 2020. Although Mutemi has finally been released; he spent the night in a police cell needlessly and was driven to a number of police stations including
Save Lamu sent out this press statement to endorse the report by the World Heritage Watch and also put into perspective some of the challenges the Communities in Lamu have been going through following massive infrastructural projects taking place in Lamu including the inability of