Northern counties to hold investment forum on climate resilience

Lamu County is set to host a joint five-County Investment Conference later this month aimed at exploring innovative solutions to enhance climate resilience and stimulate economic development in the frontier arid and marginalised regions. Under the Frontier Counties Development Council, the County Governments of Lamu, Tana River, Garissa, Wajir, and Mandera are set to organise […]

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Lamu-Garissa Highway Set for Completion by February 2025 to Boost LAPSSET Corridor

Roads Transport and Public Works Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen has revealed that the Lamu-Garissa Highway will be completed by February 2025. The Lamu-Garissa –Isiolo road is a crucial off take route for the LAPSSET Project, connecting Lamu Port to Ethiopia and South Sudan as well as hinterland markets along the LAPSSET Corridor Counties. He further […]

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Ethiopia’s maiden ship MV Abbey docks in Lamu

Lamu Port has received Ethiopia’s first maiden ship dubbed MV Abbey, which imported a 60,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer meant for Southern Ethiopia, in a move that signals the East African region’s openness towards using the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) corridor. At hand to grace the reception, were two Ethiopian Cabinet Ministers; Minister of Agriculture, Girma Amante […]

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CS Mvurya calls for conservation of catchment areas

Cabinet Secretary for Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs Salim Mvurya has called for the protection against encroachment of water catchment areas and riparian land in a bid to mitigate the effects that climate change is having on the environment. Speaking during the world tree planting day event held at Lake Kenyatta in Lamu today, […]

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Flood alert in Lamu: Road users advised to exercise caution

The Lamu County Government has issued a flood alert urging Lamu road users to exercise caution when using the Lamu-Witu-Garissa Highway over fears that sections of the road could be flooded due to heavy rainfall experienced across the country. Speaking in Lamu today, during the nationwide tree planting exercise, Lamu Governor Issa Timamy revealed that […]

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