Nairobi (AFP) – Scores of Kenyans on Wednesday protested against a project to build a coal power station near the Lamu archipelago, a popular tourist spot that includes a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts vibrant marine life. The power station, which has been in
Editorial in Kenya’s largest newspaper Wednesday June 12 2019 Kenya’s growth depends on efficient infrastructure. This is the reason the government has invested heavily in infrastructure development, especially in the past two decades. However, experience has shown that infrastructure projects have become conduits for looting
Link to IEEFA press statement as below Link to full IEEFA report (PDF) IEEFA report: The Lamu Coal Plant will hinder, not spur, economic growth in Kenya Misdirected assumptions about construction, capacity, and costs June 10, 2019 (NAIROBI) – The proposed Lamu coal plant in
Media Advisory Full document PDF here For Immediate Release 7 June 2019 For more information contact:Omar ElmawideCOALonize Campaign Coordinator omar.elmawi at decoalonize.org IEEFA report: The Lamu Coal Plant will hinder, not spur, economic growth in Kenya Who: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
Story by Save Lamu / Khadija Jumalink to original “I am not of today my child, I am from long ago. I saw the world smiling and laughing, today the world is crying” Such are the words of Mahmoud Hamid popularly known as Tike who
Sunday, June 2, 2019Link to original letterby Fredrick Njehu, senior political adviser, Greenpeace Africa Mr George Wachira’s article published in the Business Daily on 29 May titled Why Kitui coal energy should be prioritised presents a fast fading narrative that investing in its mining is a viable
By deCOALonize Last weekend, more than 20 African nations came under the banner of #AfrikaVuka to make their voice clear that they will not sit in silence and watch the devastation on the only planet we have. This time round even children were not left
This press release is on the adjournment of the judgment on the case that was challenging the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) licence granted by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to Amu Power, the company that plans to build the controversial Lamu Coal Plant.
“On top of the devastating health and environmental issues; developing the Lamu Coal Plant will have a profound impact on Lamu’s economy and damage tourism, fishing and Agriculture industries irreparably. ” ~ Tamara Britten Get link to the article here.