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Sonko clashes with Abdulswamad Nassir, Joho intervenes
The incumbent Governor of Mombasa Hassan Joho and his preferred successor (Swammad) had visited the polling center to inspect the voting process.
By Joackim Bwana 4 days ago
Sonko clashes with Abdulswamad Nassir, Joho intervenes
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High Court stops police from exhuming body of Pakistan tycoon
Anverali’s brother, Shakir Anwar, claims foul play in the death of his brother and accuses the sister-in-law, Mrs Kiran Nazerali.
By Joackim Bwana 10 days ago
High Court stops police from exhuming body of Pakistan tycoon
Coast records high sexual violence cases as more victims speak out
Gender-based violence cases have increased from 1865 recorded last year to 4,477 cases reported as of June 2022. Kisauni, Likoni and Jomvu sub-counties are the areas with prevalent cases of SGBV. 
By Joackim Bwana 22 days ago
Coast records high sexual violence cases as more victims speak out
Incomes dwindle as ebbing plastic wastes clog fish breeding, tourist attraction sites
Waste washed ashore from Malaysia, Comoros. No documentation and data on ships dumping at sea.
By Joackim Bwana 25 days ago
Incomes dwindle as ebbing plastic wastes clog fish breeding, tourist attraction sites
Ambitious man turns garbage into source of hope for jobless youths
Mwangi began his garbage collection venture in 2004 and in 2009, he registered a company, Keens Cleaners.
By Joackim Bwana 28 days ago
Ambitious man turns garbage into source of hope for jobless youths
IEBC clears Mike Sonko to run for Mombasa Governor
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has been cleared to run for Mombasa governorship.
By Joackim Bwana 30 days ago
IEBC clears Mike Sonko to run for Mombasa Governor
IEBC violated former county chief's right, court says
Justice Githinji said Sonko presented the papers within time and IEBC wouldn’t have suffered any disadvantage by extending him time to present the required papers.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
IEBC violated former county chief's right, court says
Mike Sonko to be on the ballot in Mombasa governor race
Justice Stephen Githinji ruled on Wednesday, July 13 that the IEBC acted unfairly by locking out the former Nairobi governor.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Mike Sonko to be on the ballot in Mombasa governor race
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What it takes to translate the Bible
Many residents cannot read and understand foreign languages. Translation of the Bible is key in helping youths keep abreast with the word of God.
By Muriithi Mugo 1 month ago
What it takes to translate the Bible
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Allow Sonko to vie for governor seat or live to regret, Khaminwa tells court
In a seven-hour hearing, Khaminwa told Justices Ann Ong’injo, Olga Sewe and Stephen Githinji that there were cartels out to frustrate and block Sonko’s governor bid in Mombasa.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Allow Sonko to vie for governor seat or live to regret, Khaminwa tells court
Sonko case to delay printing of ballot papers, warns IEBC
IEBC has said it may have trouble delivering ballot papers for the Mombasa governorship election after a court issued orders stopping their printing.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Sonko case to delay printing of ballot papers, warns IEBC
Court temporarily bars IEBC from printing Mombasa Governor ballot papers
A three-judge bench sitting in Mombasa has issued interim orders stopping IEBC from printing ballot papers for candidates for the Mombasa governor seat.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Court temporarily bars IEBC from printing Mombasa Governor ballot papers
KPA workers reject proposal to have Dubai firm run port
The idea to privatise key services at the Port of Mombasa has sparked outrage, with Deputy President William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza alliance calling for its suspension.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
KPA workers reject proposal to have Dubai firm run port
Twist as Wiper picks Kisauni MP Ali Mbogo to replace Sonko in Mombasa governor race
Wiper presents Kisauni MP Ali Mbogo to IEBC as its Mombasa governor candidate replacing Mike Sonko who will be the running mate, IEBC lawyer Edwin Mukele says.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Twist as Wiper picks Kisauni MP Ali Mbogo to replace Sonko in Mombasa governor race
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
High Court declines to stop gazzettment of Jumwa over lack of degree
Two petitioners contend that Ms Jumwa did not produce academic papers for nomination and clearance to contest for the seat.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
High Court declines to stop gazzettment of Jumwa over lack of degree
Ruto faults Uhuru, Raila over high cost of living
Ruto said if elected he will reintroduce a subsidy to bring down cost of fertiliser to Sh2,500 to promote agriculture which will in term lower cost of food.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Ruto faults Uhuru, Raila over high cost of living
I was threatened to leave Sonko case, lawyer tells court
Lawyer Derrick Odhiambo said he was attacked on Tuesday in the Nyali area at 6:30 pm and was lucky after two General Service Unit officers came to his rescue.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
I was threatened to leave Sonko case, lawyer tells court
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Kingi, Mvurya fight to undo Joho's influence
Kingi and Mvurya are Ruto’s point men in the Coast as Joho leads Azimio campaigns. Kingi’s party has fielded governor candidates in Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi and Tana River.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Kingi, Mvurya fight to undo Joho's influence
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William Ruto, Amason Kingi party candidates collide over SGR
PAA aspirant dismisses promise to return port operations as empty talk to hoodwink voters. UDA’s Omar insisted Kenya Kwanza government would make it happen in 100 days.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
William Ruto, Amason Kingi party candidates collide over SGR
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Sonko fights gazettement of cleared governor hopefuls
Sonko wants the IEBC, Returning Officer Mombasa and the AG compelled to receive his nomination forms and clear him pending hearing and determination of the applications.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Sonko fights gazettement of cleared governor hopefuls
Our administration has failed traders, says Mombasa Deputy Governor
DG Kingi promised to invest Sh1 billion to help women, the youth and persons with disability (PWDs) if elected governor.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Our administration has failed traders, says Mombasa Deputy Governor
Family forgives daughter accused of killing sister
A woman has forgiven her 24-year-old daughter charged with stabbing to death her elder sister in Mombasa in 2018 following a domestic quarrel.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Family forgives daughter accused of killing sister
Woman charged with trafficking heroin worth Sh110 million detained
A woman in Mombasa was on Thursday charged with trafficking 36,764 grams (about 36.8kg) of heroin worth Sh110 million in her house in Utange Mombasa County.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Woman charged with trafficking heroin worth Sh110 million detained
Accountants ask State to cap food prices amid high inflation
The accountants urged the National Assembly and Treasury to employ sector-targeted tax exemptions on agriculture and energy.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Accountants ask State to cap food prices amid high inflation
Matiang'i calls on accountants to uphold trust
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has accused accountants of being behind the multi-billion-shilling corruption cases in parastatals.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Matiang'i calls on accountants to uphold trust
Want to sue me? Deposit Sh50 million in court - Sonko
Justice Mativo ruled that the first petition seeking to bar Sonko from contesting for Mombasa governorship will proceed despite one of the petitioners applying to withdraw his.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Want to sue me? Deposit Sh50 million in court - Sonko
Calls for joint efforts to tackle criminal gangs in African cities
Experts in the criminal justice system have cited Mombasa city as a hotbed of criminal gangs despite a drop in cases of terror-related violence.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Calls for joint efforts to tackle criminal gangs in African cities
Court blocks IEBC from clearing Sonko to contest
IEBC has been stopped from processing Mr Mike Sonko’s nomination papers to vie for Mombasa governor’s seat.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Court blocks IEBC from clearing Sonko to contest
Mombasa High Court stops IEBC from clearing Mike Sonko
Justice John Mativo issued the orders pending the hearing and determination of an application by Haki Yetu, Kituo Cha Sheria and Transparency International.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Mombasa High Court stops IEBC from clearing Mike Sonko
Uhuru: Corruption is a national security threat
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said countries with weak governance systems have experienced increased incidents of corrupt officials turning a blind eye to transnational organised criminal activities.  
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Uhuru: Corruption is a national security threat
Prosecutors raise red flag over cross-border crimes
Cryptocurrency and money-laundering fears dominated the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) conference in Mombasa yesterday.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Prosecutors raise red flag over cross-border crimes
Court forwards petition seeking to bar Sonko's governorship bid
In Nairobi, the impeachment case against the former governor is pending at the Supreme Court.
By Joackim Bwana 2 months ago
Court forwards petition seeking to bar Sonko's governorship bid
Why Government has been ordered to make SGR contract public
President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the SGR on May 31, 20217. [Courtesy, Reuters]
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Why Government has been ordered to make SGR contract public
Man wants case against Mike Sonko to continue
From faking land documents, trespassing, selling non-existent land, taking advantage of vulnerable and faking leases, grabbers will go to any length to get land.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Man wants case against Mike Sonko to continue
Petitioner pulls out of case seeking to prevent Sonko from governor race
One of the two petitioners in the case seeking to block former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko from contesting the governorship in Mombasa is seeking to withdraw the matter from the court.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Petitioner pulls out of case seeking to prevent Sonko from governor race
Court lacks jurisdiction to order IEBC to stop me from vying, Sonko tells judge
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has said that the High Court in Mombasa lacks jurisdiction to hear a petition seeking to bar him from contesting for the Mombasa governor seat.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Court lacks jurisdiction to order IEBC to stop me from vying, Sonko tells judge
Two seek to bar ex-governor Mike Sonko from getting IEBC nod
Ndoro Kaguya and George Odhiambo filed the petition before the Mombasa High Court seeking conservatory orders stopping IEBC from clearing Sonko to vie for governor on a Wiper ticket.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Two seek to bar ex-governor Mike Sonko from getting IEBC nod
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Suspect escapes from police custody twice in two weeks
A robbery with violence suspect who was rearrested after escaping from the Mombasa Law Courts managed to sneak away from Central Police Station in Mombasa.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Suspect escapes from police custody twice in two weeks
Three detained for 14 days over suspected terror plot
The prosecutor told the court that the suspects may hinder investigations if freed.
By Joackim Bwana 3 months ago
Three detained for 14 days over suspected terror plot