The critical role of a legal and regulatory framework in a nuclear power programme was the key message by the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board during the 2018 annual Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Conference, which was held between 8th to 12th August 2018 at the Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort in Kwale County.
Under the theme: The Rule of Law and Contested Constitutionalism in Post 2010 Kenya: Promises, Progress, Pitfalls and Prospects, the conference converged over 1000 lawyers from various parts of the country with the Chief Justice Hon. David Maraga as the chief guest during the official opening.
For Kenya to realize Vision 2030 Science and technology is one of the major catalysts and a major pillar of the vision 2030. This was well captured in the just concluded 56th Kenya Science and Engineering Fair 2018 National competition theme “Science and technology for actualization of vision 2030.” The four day event was held at Kibabii, high School Bungoma County that brought together about 1,800 people who included: teachers, innovators, students, sponsors and officials from the ministry of Education state department of basic education.
On 27th February 2018, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) on behalf of International Atomic Energy Agency donated a breast board to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). KNEB C.E.O Eng. Collins Juma handed over the breast board to KNH C.E.O Lilly Koros Tare at their offices in Upper Hill. Also present during the handover ceremony was KNH’s Director corporate services, Director Supply chain among other senior officials at the Hospital.
Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board staff Mr. Brian Nyawinda was feted for an outstanding concept for a sustainable future project in the just concluded 19th World Festival of youth and students held in October 2017 in Sochi, Russia. The festival brought together youths from all over the world who were tasked to come up a project that will solve a problem the world in the future.
By Esther Musyoka
An important consideration to make when introducing nuclear electricity generation in a country is the need to continuously push factual information to spur understanding among its stakeholders and or public on aspects involved in nuclear power development.
By Faith Kosgei
On 4th December 2017, Kenya Nuclear Electricity (KNEB) hosted a public dialogue with Kenya electricity consumers on nuclear electricity development in Kenya in collaboration with Consumer Federation of Kenya (COFEK) at Laico Regency Hotel in Nairobi.
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