Source: The Standard A top county official has resigned after voicing her opposition to a controversial Sh204.3 billion power project. Trade, Tourism, Culture and Natural Resources Executive Samia Omar resigned on Monday after she observed that the coal plant might be harmful to the environment.
Source: The Star Cab-hailing technology firm Uber said this week it had quit the Chinese market and sold its operations to a Chinese rival. It followed a familiar script of American tech firms that have been unable to crack the Chinese market. Ebay and Amazon
Source: Business Daily Africa The number of Chinese workers in Kenya’s crowded labour market is set to increase significantly when construction of Lamu’s coal power plant begins later this year, official reports indicate. A Chinese developer contracted by the consortium that won the contract to
Source: Power Engineering International Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) is set to build a coal-fired power plant in Kenya after signing a contract this week. Construction is planned to begin in September on the 981.5 MW plant, which will be located on the island
The official Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study (Known as the EIA or ESIA) of the 1.050 Lamu Coal Power Plant undertaken by Amu Power and submitted to the National Environmental Management Authority. DOWNLOAD REPORT BELOW 00 Project Details 01 Executive Summary 02 Policy
Standard Bank – Africa’s largest bank by assets together with Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) will finance a KSh200 billion($2Bn) towards Centum’s Amu Coal Power plant based in Lamu-Kenya. “Standard Bank and ICBC have concluded debt financing agreements with a consortium of
Source: Kenyan WallStreet Standard Bank – Africa’s largest bank by assets together with Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) will finance a KSh200 billion($2Bn) towards Centum’s Amu Coal Power plant based in Lamu-Kenya. “Standard Bank and ICBC have concluded debt financing agreements with a consortium
This ESIA was carried out by Kurrent Technologies, the company contracted by National Environment and Management Association (NEMA) to do the ESIA study.Read more on the Full ESIA Study of Lamu Coal Plant.
This map attempts to show the impact of the LAPSSET project on the surroundings. The Lamu coal plant will be located within the LAPSSET area in Lamu County and includes the construction of a “mega port”, a railway, oil pipelines, airports, and resort cities, among
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