PORT OF MOMBASA: Now full of Activities

As Violence has subsided in Kenya, The port of Mombasa which is the main gateway to East and Central Africa has been facing a severe "Crisis".

Although flow of goods to the interior countries of Eastern Africa, particularly Congo, Rwanda and Uganda is now Improving, as recently as last week, The Uganda Manufacturers Association claim to be loosing about Sh2.5 billion in delayed goods deliveries to and from the port of Mombasa.

Merchandise burnt en route and drops in productivity due to lack of raw materials are some of the factors for the loss, they claim.

According to the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) head of corporate affairs, Mr Harry Abok, operations at the port have come under increasing pressure in recent years as the regional economies continued to post successive years of impressive economic growth.