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20 killed in road accident near Taru on Mombasa highway
Kinango OCPD Fredrick Ombaka said it was not yet clear what caused the accident but noted that the shuttle was carrying excess passengers.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
20 killed in road accident near Taru on Mombasa highway
Land tops William Ruto, Raila Odinga agenda for Coast
Presidential contenders highlight key areas they seek to address at the Coast if elected. Revival of Kilifi cashew nut factory and blue economy also feature in raft of proposals.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Land tops William Ruto, Raila Odinga agenda for Coast
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Government spells out ambitious plans to upgrade Coast economy
State lays out new strategies to increase volume of cargo transported by rail. President Uhuru Kenyatta to open the Sh24b bridge connecting Mombasa West and South.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Government spells out ambitious plans to upgrade Coast economy
Politics of double-speak or leap of pragmatism?
As William Ruto and Raila Odinga switch their earlier standpoints on railway operations, industry players weigh in on the debate.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Politics of double-speak or leap of pragmatism?
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Why the deputy governor seat is a poisoned chalice for professionals
Some deputies who served for two terms and hoped to take over have been left high and dry. At the Coast, Kwale’s Salim Mvurya is backing his two-term deputy to take over in August.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Why the deputy governor seat is a poisoned chalice for professionals
Kikuyu factor in Mpeketoni seen to influence pick of Lamu governor
Political demographics point to the growing number of voters in Lamu West, particularly Mpeketoni, which was created in 1968 to settle the landless Kikuyu community.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Kikuyu factor in Mpeketoni seen to influence pick of Lamu governor
Mohammed Mdigo: Man on the cusp of 'inheriting' second seat
Mdigo has secured the ODM ticket for the Rabai MP race in the August 9 election. His brother Kamoti, who was serving his second term, was a renowned lawyer.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Mohammed Mdigo: Man on the cusp of 'inheriting' second seat
All eyes on Nassir as Sonko, Omar target Mombasa
Nassir had received the blessings of incumbent Joho to succeed him before Sonko, who was kicked out of the capital Nairobi, muddied the waters by throwing his hat in the ring.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
All eyes on Nassir as Sonko, Omar target Mombasa
Raila Odinga, William Ruto plans for Coast land problem
DP vows to revive the 1963 one-million-acre scheme and Africanisation policy. Raila nominated Joho as Lands minister to deal with it.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Raila Odinga, William Ruto plans for Coast land problem
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End of bromance as Kingi, Joho renew battle for Coast
Kingi criticised Joho for accepting Raila’s offer of the Lands CS position. But Joho asked Kingi not to underestimate his ability to end the squatter problems at the Coast.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
End of bromance as Kingi, Joho renew battle for Coast
Shipment of wildlife now put in the spotlight
Kenya successfully lobbied the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to adopt guidelines to suppress the illegal shipment of wildlife.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Shipment of wildlife now put in the spotlight
Alarm raised over worrying state of sanitation across 47 counties
Open defecation puts the country at the risk of another outbreak of waterborne disease during the heavy rains.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Alarm raised over worrying state of sanitation across 47 counties
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Why Mike Sonko could still prevail in Mombasa
Uncertainty reigns over whether he can vie following his impeachment by the Senate for abuse of office as analysts say whichever way the courts rule, Sonko will still have an impact.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Why Mike Sonko could still prevail in Mombasa
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Amason Kingi's big gamble in bid to end ODM dominance
Pwani University lecturer said Kingi’s decision to join KKA was premature. Ganze MP Teddy Mwambire said it will be impossible for Kingi’s PAA to penetrate Kilifi.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Amason Kingi's big gamble in bid to end ODM dominance
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Raila Odinga moves to consolidate his support at Coast with mega rally
The Azimio presidential aspirant’s dominance in Mombasa is facing litmus test. Wiper’s Kalonzo has vowed to wrestle the 1.8 million votes at the region from Raila.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Raila Odinga moves to consolidate his support at Coast with mega rally
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Sonko's political storm descends on Mombasa
Sonko has the uncanny ability to show up at the most opportune time and though he may have come into the race late, he has proven from history that he has the legs to last the race.
By Daniel Wesangula 3 months ago
Sonko's political storm descends on Mombasa
Sonko bid stirs debate as jobless youth see saviour
Nassir’s bid was bolstered after Joho and some Mombasa tycoons publicly backed him. Governor Joho has dominated Coast politics for the last 15 years through ODM.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Sonko bid stirs debate as jobless youth see saviour
Brokers and multinational firms are holding us hostage: fishermen
The state estimates that in 10 years, the fishing sector will generate 60,000 jobs. Sh1.8 billion has been set aside for building of Liwatoni Fish Complex landing site.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Brokers and multinational firms are holding us hostage: fishermen
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Sonko's governor quest reignites debate on elusive upcountry vote
There is talk that Sonko is out to tap into 65 per cent of upcountry voters who have decried marginalisation.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Sonko's governor quest reignites debate on elusive upcountry vote
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Intrigues behind the terror links, executions at the Coast
Security agents, clerics, tycoons and suspected terrorists have not been spared in this new wave of killings that began in 2012. Reports indicate that 22 clerics have been killed since 2012.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Intrigues behind the terror links, executions at the Coast
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Why Coast leaders are not using land woes to woo voters
The squatter problem at Coast has attracted little attention or mention in the election debates.
By Bernard Sanga 4 months ago
Why Coast leaders are not using land woes to woo voters
Governor race: Shahbal settles on woman as running mate
Mombasa Governor aspirant Suleiman Shahbal has picked former Machakos Deputy County Commissioner Ms Selina Maitha Lewa as his running mate.
By Bernard Sanga 4 months ago
Governor race: Shahbal settles on woman as running mate
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Weak logistics systems deny Kenyan firms trade favours
Few Kenyan companies have qualified for a regional trade programme that gives firms preferential treatment on clearing cargo at border points.
By Bernard Sanga 5 months ago
Weak logistics systems deny Kenyan firms trade favours
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Entry of former State officers in politics causes a stir at the Coast
Gideon Mung'aro and Hussein Dado resigned as CASs to vie for Kilifi and Tana River governor seats respectively.
By Bernard Sanga 6 months ago
Entry of former State officers in politics causes a stir at the Coast
20 killed in road accident near Taru on Mombasa highway
Kinango OCPD Fredrick Ombaka said it was not yet clear what caused the accident but noted that the shuttle was carrying excess passengers.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
20 killed in road accident near Taru on Mombasa highway
Land tops William Ruto, Raila Odinga agenda for Coast
Presidential contenders highlight key areas they seek to address at the Coast if elected. Revival of Kilifi cashew nut factory and blue economy also feature in raft of proposals.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Land tops William Ruto, Raila Odinga agenda for Coast
Premium
Government spells out ambitious plans to upgrade Coast economy
State lays out new strategies to increase volume of cargo transported by rail. President Uhuru Kenyatta to open the Sh24b bridge connecting Mombasa West and South.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Government spells out ambitious plans to upgrade Coast economy
Politics of double-speak or leap of pragmatism?
As William Ruto and Raila Odinga switch their earlier standpoints on railway operations, industry players weigh in on the debate.
By Bernard Sanga 1 month ago
Politics of double-speak or leap of pragmatism?
Premium
Why the deputy governor seat is a poisoned chalice for professionals
Some deputies who served for two terms and hoped to take over have been left high and dry. At the Coast, Kwale’s Salim Mvurya is backing his two-term deputy to take over in August.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Why the deputy governor seat is a poisoned chalice for professionals
Kikuyu factor in Mpeketoni seen to influence pick of Lamu governor
Political demographics point to the growing number of voters in Lamu West, particularly Mpeketoni, which was created in 1968 to settle the landless Kikuyu community.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Kikuyu factor in Mpeketoni seen to influence pick of Lamu governor
Mohammed Mdigo: Man on the cusp of 'inheriting' second seat
Mdigo has secured the ODM ticket for the Rabai MP race in the August 9 election. His brother Kamoti, who was serving his second term, was a renowned lawyer.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Mohammed Mdigo: Man on the cusp of 'inheriting' second seat
All eyes on Nassir as Sonko, Omar target Mombasa
Nassir had received the blessings of incumbent Joho to succeed him before Sonko, who was kicked out of the capital Nairobi, muddied the waters by throwing his hat in the ring.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
All eyes on Nassir as Sonko, Omar target Mombasa
Raila Odinga, William Ruto plans for Coast land problem
DP vows to revive the 1963 one-million-acre scheme and Africanisation policy. Raila nominated Joho as Lands minister to deal with it.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Raila Odinga, William Ruto plans for Coast land problem
Premium
End of bromance as Kingi, Joho renew battle for Coast
Kingi criticised Joho for accepting Raila’s offer of the Lands CS position. But Joho asked Kingi not to underestimate his ability to end the squatter problems at the Coast.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
End of bromance as Kingi, Joho renew battle for Coast
Shipment of wildlife now put in the spotlight
Kenya successfully lobbied the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to adopt guidelines to suppress the illegal shipment of wildlife.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Shipment of wildlife now put in the spotlight
Alarm raised over worrying state of sanitation across 47 counties
Open defecation puts the country at the risk of another outbreak of waterborne disease during the heavy rains.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Alarm raised over worrying state of sanitation across 47 counties
Premium
Why Mike Sonko could still prevail in Mombasa
Uncertainty reigns over whether he can vie following his impeachment by the Senate for abuse of office as analysts say whichever way the courts rule, Sonko will still have an impact.
By Bernard Sanga 2 months ago
Why Mike Sonko could still prevail in Mombasa
Premium
Amason Kingi's big gamble in bid to end ODM dominance
Pwani University lecturer said Kingi’s decision to join KKA was premature. Ganze MP Teddy Mwambire said it will be impossible for Kingi’s PAA to penetrate Kilifi.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Amason Kingi's big gamble in bid to end ODM dominance
Premium
Raila Odinga moves to consolidate his support at Coast with mega rally
The Azimio presidential aspirant’s dominance in Mombasa is facing litmus test. Wiper’s Kalonzo has vowed to wrestle the 1.8 million votes at the region from Raila.
By Bernard Sanga 3 months ago
Raila Odinga moves to consolidate his support at Coast with mega rally
Premium
Sonko's political storm descends on Mombasa
Sonko has the uncanny ability to show up at the most opportune time and though he may have come into the race late, he has proven from history that he has the legs to last the race.
By Daniel Wesangula 3 months ago
Sonko's political storm descends on Mombasa
'Fimbo ya Nyayo' monument gets facelift
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Missing Embakasi East Returning Officer Daniel Musyoka found dead
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