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COP 23- Ending Coal

The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany  was the next step for governments to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and accelerate the transformation to sustainable, resilient and climate-safe development. The Paris Agreement entered into force  in November 2016. The conference  further clarified the enabling frameworks that will make the agreement fully operational […]

PRESS RELEASE: Energy Regulatory Commission has Not Issued a License for the Lamu Coal Plant

Lamu, March 30, 2017 We wish to clarify media reports that the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has not granted a license to Amu Power for the proposed 1,050 MW coal power plant in Lamu County. Rather, the ERC published a response to Save Lamu’s objection to the issuance of a license to Amu Power. This […]

Sheikh Rogo arrested again, weapons seized – Daily Nation

Daily NationSheikh Rogo arrested again, weapons seizedDaily NationHe said the trail started at the end of last year with a gun battle between police officers and suspected Al-Shabaab infiltrators at Boni Forest in Kiunga, Lamu, on the Kenya-Somalia border. “A special police force has been trailing those who escaped …Police arrest man with bomb detonatorsThe […]

Pipeline deal could strain ties with Sudan, State official warns – The Standard

ABC NewsPipeline deal could strain ties with Sudan, State official warnsThe StandardThe agreement, which means that South's oil will be passing through the Lamu port, will deny President Omar al-Bashir's government crucial revenue. According to the agreement, the pipeline will be developed through the Kenyan territory and will be …Speed up building portDaily NationKenya, South […]