Insight

This week we are privileged to run two separate interviews on deep-sea mining. These interviews are rare insights and knowledge gems in understanding this subject. We invite you our reader to read the views of Nautilus Minerals who are actively involved in deep sea mining as a private sector concern and also troll through the views of the environmental defence lobby Greenpeace on deep-sea mining. If you wish to join the debate drop us a line by contacting us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. this is an emerging issue will be publishing insightful pieces and opinions on this subject. IOO. What are the…
This week we are privileged to run two separate interviews on deep-sea mining. These interviews are rare insights and knowledge gems in understanding this subject. We invite you our reader to read the views of Nautilus Minerals who are actively involved in deep sea mining as a private sector concern and also troll through the views of the environmental defence lobby Greenpeace on deep-sea mining. If you wish to join the debate drop us a line by contacting us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. this is an emerging issue will be publishing insightful pieces and opinions on this subject. IOO: What measures should…
In light of the UN General Assembly’s decision to convene a High-Level UN Conference on Seas and Oceans in June 2017 the Indian Ocean Observatory (IOO) had an exclusive interview with Remi Parmentier, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Global Ocean Commission. Parmentier explains why oceans matter to everyone and brings to the fore the opportunities for Africa. His insights are a captive read and a point of reference to the emerging Blue Economy discourse Remi Parmentier, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Global Ocean Commission. [Image:De Agueda/Varda Group] IOO: The UN General Assembly has decided to convene a high level UN…
IOO's correspondent in Mauritius Nasseem Ackbarally spoke to President Gurib-Fakim, a few hours before she took her office at State House, Mauritius. Below are exceprts of the exclusive interview which showcase how this Indian Ocean island nation is going to shift its focus in line with emerging global shifts.
IOO Editor Wanjohi Kabukuru interviewed Stefan Donnelly chair of the UK Chagos Support Association Committee which is an advocacy group that campaigns for the return of exiled Chagossians to their homeland. Chagos which is officially known to the UK as the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) remains in contention as the UK deported the Chagossians from their homeland and granted a 50-year lease (1966-2016) of the archipelago to the US government to use a military base. In US defence parlance the Chagos archipelago is Diego Garcia Base. This is an enlightening read as Donnelly unmasks a 40-year dark history that…
By John Gichuki [LODWAR, Kenya] On the outskirts of Lodwar Town, the capital of Turkana County in North Western Kenya an old colonial jail house gleams in the sweltering heat of this semi-desert land.
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