Why Takawiri Island residents are unhappy with Raila’s plan for Lake Victoria

What you need to know:

  • The island in Lake Victoria boasts of white sandy beaches and palm trees and is one of the gems in the Western Kenya tourism circuit.
  • Residents are unhappy about the dredging that has been going on at the beach and fear that fishing and tourism will be affected.
  • The dredging was launched by Raila Odinga last month to enable larger water vessels to operate easily.

Takawiri Island in Homa Bay County has for years stood out as a breathtaking tourist destination.


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