Kenyans protest, condemns building of coal-fired power plant

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Scores of Kenyans on Wednesday, thronged the streets of the capital, Nairobi to protest against the project of erecting a coal-fired power plant near the Lamu Archipelago. The coal-fired power plant would be the first in East Africa if successful.

Although the government sees the $ 2 billion Chinese financed project a sure way to promote economic growth, create jobs and secure an energy source for the future, Kenyans condemn the move.

“That’s about $1 million a day for an electricity generat…

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