Coast hoteliers anxious as agency issues alert over rising sea level
Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute has issued an alert over the rising water level in the Indian Ocean, making its way into hotels and other establishments along the beach at the Coast.
By 1 month ago
Coast hoteliers anxious as agency issues alert over rising sea level
State lauded for efforts to reverse tourism fortunes
The industry is on the mend after a prolonged downturn occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic but more needs to be done for a complete turnaround.
By 2 months ago
State lauded for efforts to reverse tourism fortunes
Kenya, Rwanda seek to boost transport along Northern Corridor
Northern Corridor links Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Kenyan seaport of Mombasa.
By 2 months ago
Kenya, Rwanda seek to boost transport along Northern Corridor
Pastoralists in bid to boost wildlife conservation
The land making up the new Illaingarunyoni Conservancy is an important wildlife corridor and dry-season refuge for the pastoralist Maasai community.
By 2 months ago
Pastoralists in bid to boost wildlife conservation
Kenya Air Force donates aircraft to Moi Forces Academy
Brigadier Samwel Kipkorir led a delegation of Kenya Air Force personnel to donate the bulldog aircraft to the school according to a statement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
By 2 months ago
Kenya Air Force donates aircraft to Moi Forces Academy
Tourism: Emulate SA, State told
According to tourism players, the scrapping of visa requirements for travellers between Kenya and South Africa demonstrates more than an administrative adjustment.
By 2 months ago
Tourism: Emulate SA, State told
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How I jumped financial hurdles to build a thriving hospitality empire
Janet Chamia is the President of Skal International Kenya Coast and chair of the Kenya Association of Women in Tourism - Mombasa chapter.
By 2 months ago
How I jumped financial hurdles to build a thriving hospitality empire
State to fast track infrastructure projects in Kwale
This will be achieved through the National Government Development-County Implementation, Coordination and Management Committees (NGD-CICMC).
By 2 months ago
State to fast track infrastructure projects in Kwale
More cruise ships dock at Mombasa port after Sh1.4b revamp
The operationalisation of a modern cruise ship terminal at the port of Mombasa has attracted more international cruise lines to the country.
By 2 months ago
More cruise ships dock at Mombasa port after Sh1.4b revamp
KICD says e-learning key to address teachers' shortage
The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) has called for utilisation of technology to enhance distance learning, to help address teachers shortage in the country.
By 2 months ago
KICD says e-learning key to address teachers' shortage
Ethiopia mulls using Lamu port to import fertiliser
A delegation from Ethiopia has conducted a fact-finding mission on Lamu and Mombasa ports and is optimistic that they will be able to strike a deal with Kenya.
By 2 months ago
Ethiopia mulls using Lamu port to import fertiliser
State set to clear Sh1.4 billion Dongo Kundu land compensation
Principal Secretary Abubakar Hassan said the government was now ready to host investors on the 3,000-acre project located near Mombasa port.
By 2 months ago
State set to clear Sh1.4 billion Dongo Kundu land compensation
Investor turns Shanzu quarry into a posh conference facility
The new conference centre adds to the growing list of posh tourist establishments, in the port city. The facility dubbed Sunset Paradise Holiday Centre cost Sh100 million.
By 3 months ago
Investor turns Shanzu quarry into a posh conference facility
Coast Development Authority rehabilitates dams, lakes to boost water supply
The Coast Development Authority has started the rehabilitation of dams and freshwater lakes in a bid to boost water supply and irrigation in six Coastal counties.
By 3 months ago
Coast Development Authority rehabilitates dams, lakes to boost water supply
Dolan honoured in the UK for his human rights work in Kenya
Catholic priest, Father Gabriel Dolan, received his award from President Michael Higgins, at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin in Northern Ireland.
By 3 months ago
Dolan honoured in the UK for his human rights work in Kenya
Largest floating university calls at Port of Mombasa
The world’s largest floating university, MV World Odyssey, has docked at the Port of Mombasa for six days.
By 4 months ago
Largest floating university calls at Port of Mombasa
Why Kenyans miss out on onboard ship jobs
KMA’s failure to fast-track the issuance of the vital document had denied hundreds of Kenyan seafarers on-board jobs in ships sailing the Brazilian and American waters.
By 4 months ago
Why Kenyans miss out on onboard ship jobs
KICD seeks to design market oriented curriculum for senior school
KICD Council Chairman Simon Gicharu said curricula should be aligned with the Bottom Up Economic Transformation (BETA) model to ensure job creation for the youth.
By 4 months ago
KICD seeks to design market oriented curriculum for senior school
Kenya's ambitious plan to attract 13,000 cruise tourists this year
The Port of Mombasa could attract over 140,000 passengers per year.
By 4 months ago
Kenya's ambitious plan to attract 13,000 cruise tourists this year
Restoration of coral reef takes shape across coast
According to IUCN, coral reefs host more than one-quarter of all marine fish species and many other aquatic life, threatened by its rapid depletion.
By 4 months ago
Restoration of coral reef takes shape across coast
Kenya now welcomes open skies policy to push tourism
The Moi International Airport (MIA) is the first airport in the country that the government has opened up to international flights in a bid to push up tourism.
By 4 months ago
Kenya now welcomes open skies policy to push tourism
Conservationists oppose private firms bid to build facilities in parks
The Tourism Professional Association (TPA) Chairman Ray Mutinda said that KWS had received expression of interest after inviting bids from private sector players.
By 4 months ago
Conservationists oppose private firms bid to build facilities in parks
Bixa farmers blame rogue brokers over poor prices
Most farmers in the three counties at the Coast have lost interest in the crop due to the exploitative tendencies of brokers that have led to the drop in the prices of bixa.
By 4 months ago
Bixa farmers blame rogue brokers over poor prices
Good tidings as cruise ship docks in Mombasa with 3,000 tourists
The Norwegian Dawn docked at berth number one's ultra-modern cruise handling terminal before passengers disembarked for game safaris and city tours.
By 5 months ago
Good tidings as cruise ship docks in Mombasa with 3,000 tourists
Rosy outlook for Coast tourism as airlines, ships up activities
A cruise ship with a capacity of over 2,500 passengers plus a nearly similar number of ship crew will dock at the modern cruise terminal for a full-day visit.
By 5 months ago
Rosy outlook for Coast tourism as airlines, ships up activities
State to complete Sh2.6 billion fish port project in September
Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs Cabinet Secretary Salim Mvurya said civil works were going on as planned.
By 5 months ago
State to complete Sh2.6 billion fish port project in September
Cruise ship with 1,900 tourists docks at port, 4 more expected
Kenya Ports Authority General Manager Dr Sudi Mwasinago said MV Bolette, belonging to Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, was due to leave for Zanzibar after an overnight stay in Mombasa.
By 5 months ago
Cruise ship with 1,900 tourists docks at port, 4 more expected
Three fishermen rescued after 22 days in high seas
They were rescued by a Chinese fishing vessel on December 24. CS Mvurya says search and rescue operation for fourth fisherman still underway.
By 5 months ago
Three fishermen rescued after 22 days in high seas
Three dead while others injured in a road accident in Taru, Kwale
Death toll in Taru accident rises to three, 22 people hospitalised at Samburu Sub County Hospital.
By 5 months ago
Three dead while others injured in a road accident in Taru, Kwale
Port records high cargo volumes despite harsh economic times
KPA also recorded reduced ship and container waiting time compared to 2022. Lamu Port expected to tap more business with improved equipment and road network.
By 5 months ago
Port records high cargo volumes despite harsh economic times
Serene village that tourists throng to learn Digo culture
The serene village, nestled on the third row from the white sandy beaches of the idyllic Diani Beach, is quickly becoming the most visited rural area by foreigners on the Coast.
By 5 months ago
Serene village that tourists throng to learn Digo culture
Kenya elected member of World Heritage Committee
Kenya has been elected member of the World Heritage Committee during the 24th session of the general assembly of state parties in Paris, France.
By 6 months ago
Kenya elected member of World Heritage Committee
State constructs Sh1.15b bridge to link Funzi island, Msambweni
The government has embarked on the construction of a Sh1.15 billion bridge to link Funzi island and Msambweni mainland in Kwale county.
By 6 months ago
State constructs Sh1.15b bridge to link Funzi island, Msambweni
Stakeholders push for joint EAC tourist hub, regional visa
Tourism stakeholders are pushing for the establishment of the East African Community (EAC) as a single tourism destination, in an effort to exploit the region’s tourism potential.
By 6 months ago
Stakeholders push for joint EAC tourist hub, regional visa
Residents praise delay of Sh1.4b compensation to clean up list
Residents of Dongo Kundu in Mombasa have praised the national government for halting the compensation for families who will pave the way for the planned special economic zone.
By 6 months ago
Residents praise delay of Sh1.4b compensation to clean up list
Murkomen blames shoddy work, neglect for JKIA leakages
While blaming neglect and shoddy work, Murkomen said a modern terminal will be constructed at JKIA to resolve the problems that have recently plagued the facility.
By 7 months ago
Murkomen blames shoddy work, neglect for JKIA leakages
State unveils Sh245 million mango factory in Tana River
The project by the Coast Development Authority is expected to reduce post-harvest losses. The project started in 2017 but was delayed due to inadequate funding.
By 7 months ago
State unveils Sh245 million mango factory in Tana River
Mombasa port expansion pays off as terminals list more cargo
KPA has expanded the new container terminal to include berth numbers 21 and 22. Additional vessels to make calls at the port, with another recent acquisition expected to dock in December.
By 7 months ago
Mombasa port expansion pays off as terminals list more cargo
KTB ups efforts to get a larger share of global tourism market
Acting CEO says the country is hosting various marketing forums and roadshows across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Kenyan delegation participated in the annual World Travel Market event in London.
By 7 months ago
KTB ups efforts to get a larger share of global tourism market
Coast hoteliers anxious as agency issues alert over rising sea level
Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute has issued an alert over the rising water level in the Indian Ocean, making its way into hotels and other establishments along the beach at the Coast.
By 1 month ago
Coast hoteliers anxious as agency issues alert over rising sea level
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