Gov’t to train 10,000 seafarers within five years, says Maritime PS Karigithu

The government targets to train at least 10,000 seafarers in the next five years with a target of having more women join the male dominated profession. Shipping and Maritime Affairs Principal Secretary Nancy Karigithu...

EA Tea Trade Association projects drop in earnings

Tea farmers should brace for lower prices next year if the economic turmoil continues in Sudan, Pakistan and Iran, which are key markets for Kenyan produce. To help the situation, East African Tea Trade...

Kenyan Mithika Mwenda wins Earth care Award 2019

The Pan African Justice Alliance Executive Director Mithika Mwenda is this year’s winner of the International Earth Care Award. The Award, for which he was named the winner in July 2019, was issued at a...

International Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day is celebrated every third Saturday of the month of September. Oceans are the life blood of our planet, covering nearly three quarters of the earth and holding 97% of its waters,...

Weather app launched

Nomads in the northern part of Kenya can access simplified weather changes information on their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an innovative solution created by AmfraTech, which informs pastoralists of weather patterns...

State organises maritime education, training for blue economy

The Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, through the State Department for Shipping and Maritime, has organized a two day workshop that will focus on Maritime Education and Training (MET)...

Kenya to chair regional piracy fighting group from 2020

Kenya has been selected to Chair the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia for a period of two years starting January 2020. This was during the Contact Group on Piracy Off the...

Maritime experts call for enhanced safety training

Indian Ocean Maritime Training Center has emphasised on the need for safety training for the workforce in the maritime industry. Marius Effestrol a senior instructor at Indian Ocean Maritime Training Center says safety is...
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First online network for women entrepreneurs in agribusiness launched

Despite accounting for 40 percent of the agricultural workforce worldwide, women’s participation in agribusiness is often limited to low-profit production. However, female agripreneurs across Africa will now be able to connect, network and grow their...

Climate launch pad competition extends application deadline

The annual Climate Launch Pad competition has extended its application deadline to the end of July to provide more time for innovators to apply. The competition,which is considered to be the world’s largest innovative...
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