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Podcast: A ‘loud call’ for taxing shipping’s carbon and a new look at IMO targets

Tradewinds 15 Sep 2023
In Nairobi, leaders agree at the Africa Climate Summit that shipping’s carbon should be taxed, adding to calls for the International Maritime Organization to adopt a ...

African states propose global carbon tax

Russia Today 07 Sep 2023
Leaders from across Africa have called for the introduction of a global carbon tax on fossil fuels, aviation, and shipping, according to a document released on Wednesday after the Africa Climate Summit. The Nairobi Declaration capped the three-day event held in the Kenyan capital.

China will continue to help Africa with no political strings attached: Chinese FM

ECNS 22 Aug 2023
He gave several examples of China-funded mega infrastructure projects in Africa during the press conference.. The Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, which started operation six years ago, has shipped a total of 10.3 million passengers and 27 million tonnes of cargo, adding 1.5 percentage points to Kenya’s GDP growth, Wang said ... ....

Del Monte plantation guards accused of killing intruders

Russia Today 27 Jun 2023
The Kenyan national human rights commission has launched an investigation into alleged killings and assaults by security guards at a Del Monte pineapple farm in Thika, north of Nairobi ... It owns a 40-square-kilometer plantation near the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, employing 237 security guards.

About 65 SMEs cash in close to USD$6m in business deals at maiden trade expedition ...

B & FT Online 22 Jun 2023
Faustina Nsoh (CEO, Sirigu Indigenous Traditional Real Art) ... The trade expo process was seamless ... Everything was times properly from Shipping on logistics from Ghana to Kenya, and receiving the items and the selling process as well and customers from Nairobi, having access to a booth without any hustle so for me this has been 100% successful. ” ... ....

Exclusive satellite images of wrecked Pablo tanker cast dark light over shadow fleet

Splash24/7 21 Jun 2023
If a ship has become a proper wreck whether sunk or stranded, then the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention swings into action, an international convention that provides the basis for states to remove shipwrecks that may have the potential to adversely affect the safety of lives, goods and property at sea, as well as the marine environment.

I built an Airbnb in Kenya from old shipping containers and it was an instant success

Business Insider 10 Jun 2023
"I love how Nairobi's coolest come and stay in our property," says Moon Hough, who rents the Kenya home on Airbnb. Courtesy of Moon Hough Moon Hough is an Airbnb owner whose property is about 30 minutes from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. Hough's property is built from reused shipping containers, and guests can see resident wildlife.

Kenya to Receive 30,000 Tonnes of Russian Fertilizer Shortly - Lavrov

Urdu Point 29 May 2023
NAIROBI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 29th May, 2023) A ship carrying 30,000 tonnes of Russian fertilizer will reach Kenya in the coming days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a trip to the ...

‘Grain deal or not’, humanitarians call for more as hunger soars

The New Humanitarian 11 May 2023
In a 3 May press conference in Nairobi, UN Secretary-General António Guterres conceded that the bulk of corn shipped under the deal was “essentially” going to livestock farms in rich countries but countered that poorer countries were also receiving shipments via the WFP.

Sudan battles rage, UN execs warn of total ‘catastrophe’

Manila Standard 02 May 2023
Foreign governments have scrambled to evacuate their citizens ... Nearly 500 people arrived in the Saudi port of Jeddah on Monday aboard two vessels, one a US Navy ship, the other Saudi ... Top UN humanitarian official Martin Griffiths arrived in Nairobi on Monday on a mission to find ways to bring relief to the millions of civilians trapped inside Sudan.

Africa's week in pictures: 24-30 March 2023

Yahoo Daily News 31 Mar 2023
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.. Short presentational grey line ... Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, goes on display at the Nairobi National Museum in Kenya on Tuesday. He died aged 45 then his remains were shipped to the Czech Republic to be preserved through taxidermy ... Images subject to copyright ....

Crew lock themselves away from African pirate raid

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Mar 2023
All channels of communication have been lost with Monjasa Reformer since it was stormed by five armed men on Saturday in the Gulf of Guinea, regarded as the world’s most dangerous shipping route.Sponsored ... , Nairobi.

Kenya’s plastic pollution worsened by donations

Taipei Times 16 Feb 2023
People shop at a market in Nairobi on Oct ... Much of the clothing shipped to the country is made from petroleum-based materials such as polyester, or are in such bad shape they cannot be donated, the foundation said, adding that they might end up burning in landfills near Nairobi, exposing informal waste pickers to toxic fumes.

Kenya receives 3,000 cruise ship tourists in 2 months

Xinhua 26 Jan 2023
NAIROBI, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kenya has received 3,000 international cruise ship tourists in the past two months, a government official said on Thursday ... He also noted that the return of the MV World Odyssey cruise ship was a testament to the appeal Kenya has among international travelers ... Kenya receives 3,000 cruise ship tourists in 2 months.

Chinese consumers favor avocadoes imported from Kenya

People Daily 31 Dec 2022
Susan, who works for Kakuzi PLC, an agricultural cultivation and manufacture company in Kenya, finished picking the last batch of avocadoes of 2022 with her colleagues in an orchard in Murang'a county, some 70 kilometers away from Nairobi. These fruits were soon shipped to China.

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FILE - Harvesters collect wheat in the village of Zghurivka, Ukraine, on Aug. 9, 2022. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says his government will not lift its embargo on Ukraine grain imports on Thursday because it would hurt the interests of Polish farmers. In accordance with the European Union, the embargo was imposed in April, until Sept. 15 to prevent Ukraine produce from glutting Polish market.
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