Governors spearhead realization of Kenya’s blue economy potential

By Abednego Mwikya The bid for full exploitation of the potential of Kenya’s blue economy has gained momentum after county governments vowed to rally behind the agenda. More than 20 governors from counties endowed with blue economy resources said they will be on the forefront in spurring conversations around utilization of water resources in the country with a view to creating job opportunities for unemployed Kenyans and for improvement of the economy. “Going forward, we are going to tackle the challenges that prevent this country from tapping the full potential…

Kshs 30 million Tuskys in The Community project unveiled

Regional retailer, Tusker Mattresses, has kicked off a long term social and economic impact initiative, geared at improving the plight of disadvantaged communities. The project, which was launched in Nakuru County, dubbed: ‘Tuskys in The Community’ is designed to celebrate the legacy of the Late Tusker Mattresses Founder, Mzee Joram Kamau.   All the classrooms at the Lengenet Primary School- where Mzee Kamau’s children first attended school- have been rehabilitated and equipped with new desks and related educational materials in a detailed makeover. Tusker Mattresses leadership presided over a colourful function organized…

50% road projects done as focus shifts to drainage systems

By Samson wire. Road repair works in the city seem to have attracted the attention of residents, with many hailing Governor Mike Sonko for putting emphasis on completing stalled road projects and building new ones. Since 2013, when Sonko’s predecessor Dr Evans Kidero, little had been achieved despite massive budgetary allocations for the in the last three years. It has been one year in office for Sonko and his presence and might as the Governor of the biggest county has been felt the roads and transport sector- with massive road…

Elachi runs for safety after MCAs storm office to kick her out

Enstranged Nairobi County Assembly Beatrice Elachi was forced to hide in her office strong room, to avoid facing the wrath of irate MCAs who insist she must vacate office. Elachi was impeached on Thursday last week by the city legislators, who accuse her of abuse of office and deliberate sabotage schemes. City Hall to complete new ICU Unit at Mama Lucy Hospital in December Despite having won the hearts of many at the Assembly when she took over, she had to scamper to safety while addressing the media after learning…