Charles Mghenyi

Feb 07 2017

Owino Uhuru

Mombasa, Kenya

NGOs clash over Owino Uhuru clean up

Residents of Owino Uhuru Estate, Jomvu, demonstrate led by environ- ment activist Phylis Omido, against a lead company in the area ....

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Habiba Fora

2015

Toxic & Nuclear Contamination

Mombasa, Kenya

In Kenya, Phyllis Omido is guilty of inciting justice

Phyllis Omido has been combating toxicity in all its forms: chemical, environmental, cultural, political, economic.

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Habiba Fora

2015

Anti-Lead Protest

Mombasa, Kenya

Mother Wins Goldman Prize

As the world marks the 45th Earth Day, we speak to Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido, who was just awarded the Africa 2015.

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Habiba Fora

2015

Phyllis Omido

Mombasa, Kenya

Goldman Environmental Prize

A 36-year-old Kenyan has been declared this year’s winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for Africa.

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Habiba Fora

2015

Kenyan Activist

Mombasa, Kenya

Phyllis Omido wins Goldman prize

She is being recognised for her campaign against a battery smelting plant accused of damaging the health of a community in the city of Mombasa.

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Habiba Fora

2015

Lead poisoning

Mombasa, Kenya

Fighting industrial pollution in Kenya

Lead poisoning from industrial pollution has imposed a terrible toll on Kenyans, writes Sophie Morlin-Yron, and single mother Phyllis Omido...

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Habiba Fora

2015

Kenyan Activist

Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa activist wins Goldman Prize

In November 2012, after months in court Phyllis Omido was acquitted in a case that had too many “loopholes.”

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