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Saving Lamu: Protest against ERC Hearing

By Prince Papa,
The public hearing between Save Lamu, the local county Government, Amu Power and NEMA that was planned to take place on December 6th didn’t finally happen as scheduled. Save Lamu activists and supporters organized an alternative public hearing in Lamu after the Energy Regulation Commission (ERC) had chosen an inaccessible and unsafe venue for complaints. That decision was motivated by the determination to showcase the power of the people in demanding a halt of the proposed destructive coal plant and to ensure that the voices and concerns of community members can be freely and openly expressed. Read more



See photos of protest and press conference below: