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Governor Joho Challenges Mombasa Youth to take up opportunities

Governor Joho and other Mombasa leaders walk with  President Kenyatta through the streets of old town. (facebook.com/myuhurukenyatta)

By Davis Mwandawiro Youth in Mombasa are being challenged to take up opportunities shun crime, radicalisation and drug abuse. This call was made by Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho during the launch of the National Youth Service programmes in Mombasa by president Uhuru Kenyatta. During his speech, Mr. Hassan Joho condemned the rise of petty crime in the region “There ...

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Kuza project to create 5000 jobs in Mombasa

Opening of a Youth Center in Likoni (thekuzaproject.org)

Youth unemployment stands at 64 percent in Mombasa. This high level of unemployment is unsustainable and has resulted in more youth engaging in vices such as crime, drug abuse and getting radicalized. Reports from the Lamu following the killing of 11 Alshabab militants shows that a number of them were Mombasa youth. It is therefore important that Mombasa finds ways of getting ...

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Lack of facilities regressing sports development for youths in Mombasa – part 2

Jubilee Manifesto had a lot in store for the youth

For these youth on the other hand, simpler interventions would make a bigger difference than one big stadia for the entire county. For example laying proper turfs for community grounds, building shaded stands to encourage fans to attend matches and building changing rooms would make massive differences. These small interventions replicated across all counties would have a much deeper impact ...

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Mombasa Creatives to work together

Creatives in Mombasa

In a quest to foster creativity and innovation among the youth in Mombasa, a group of creatives have started monthly meetings to discuss and nurture growth amongst themselves. The monthly meetings known as ‘Over Coffee’ seek to create awareness of the challenges they face and develop a peer support system for those in creative industry in the city. They also ...

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Mombasa County challenged to invest in youth

Mombasa is plagued with a glaring high rate of youth unemployment. There have been a number of  measures in the past designed towards reducing this, or at least occupying the youth’s time so as to keep them from engaging in crime and drug use. The county government of Mombasa through the ministry of youth and gender services organised a youth ...

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