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Mombasa port operations will not be interrupted during polls
Government will ensure the safety of workers and clients at the Port of Mombasa during and after the polls. The port, which has grown its operations is listed among the top five ports in Africa.
By Philip Mwakio 10 days ago
Mombasa port operations will not be interrupted during polls
Coast shipping company unveils training plan for young seafarers
The International Maritime Organisation has been making efforts to create more space in the industry for women, including through training.
By Philip Mwakio 12 days ago
Coast shipping company unveils training plan for young seafarers
Association of Women in Tourism calls for peaceful elections
KAWT Mombasa chapter chairperson Janet Chamia said that there is need for all Kenyans of goodwill to love for each other amid political diversity.
By Philip Mwakio 18 days ago
Association of Women in Tourism calls for peaceful elections
First clean energy ship docks at Mombasa port
The 250-metre long MV Proteus Harvonne was given a water canon salute as it slid slowly into the calmer Kilindini Harbour last Wednesday.
By Philip Mwakio 19 days ago
First clean energy ship docks at Mombasa port
Coast gets new sub-counties to boost services
Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata said Kwale, Kilifi and Tana River counties have each received two new administrative units for enhanced service delivery to the people.
By Philip Mwakio 26 days ago
Coast gets new sub-counties to boost services
Royal Caribbean cruises to recruit 2000 Kenyans
Some 2,000 Kenyans are to be engaged as cruise ship workers aboard vessels owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises and Celebrity Cruises in the latest recruitment drive.
By Philip Mwakio 1 month ago
Royal Caribbean cruises to recruit 2000 Kenyans
Kenya tops in enlisting more women in the maritime sector
Survey by the UN agency for maritime affairs places Kenya and the Comoros women associations at the top. Women seafarers however still make up less than two per cent of the world’s seafarers.
By Philip Mwakio 1 month ago
Kenya tops in enlisting more women in the maritime sector
Tourism players call for policy on flexible working schedule
Covid-19 pandemic severely affected a number of traditional tourism and hospitality activities and processes.
By Philip Mwakio 1 month ago
Tourism players call for policy  on flexible working schedule
Reconstructive surgeries give children new smiles
Smile Train Africa is a global charity that empowers medical professionals to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children in need.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
Reconstructive surgeries give children new smiles
ASK show to be held after August polls
Mombasa ASK Show Chairman Anisa Abdallah said several stakeholders were engaged before arriving at the decision to hold the once-popular event in November.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
ASK show to be held after August polls
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Mombasa's coin collector speaks on his rare hobby
Hassan Mohammed Hassan started collecting coins as a student way back in 1975 at Allidina Visram School.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
Mombasa's coin collector speaks on his rare hobby
State agencies push for 'Ministry of Blue Economy'
Kenya has identified several key sectors under the Blue Economy that, once utilised, could turn around the fortunes of the coastal residents.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
State agencies push for 'Ministry of Blue Economy'
KPA signs Sh39b grant with Jica for Dongo Kundu economic zone
Meanwhile, the Sh32 billion phase two of the second container terminal at the Port of Mombasa has been completed and is awaiting commissioning next month.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
KPA signs Sh39b grant with Jica for Dongo Kundu economic zone
Tourism bosses want return of Turkish Airlines
Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers Coast branch executive officer Dr Sam Ikwaye alleged state giving cold shoulder to tourism revival by trying to over-protect KQ.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
Tourism bosses want return of Turkish Airlines
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The Kenyan youth riding ocean waves to earn a decent living
During the pandemic, the cruise ship industry went through one of the biggest crises in history.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
The Kenyan youth riding ocean waves to earn a decent living
Ramadhan Kajembe Jnr among aspirants cleared in Mombasa ahead of August polls
Two independent candidates vying for parliamentary seats in Mombasa county were among the first to be cleared by the IEBC in Mombasa county today.
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
Ramadhan Kajembe Jnr among aspirants cleared in Mombasa ahead of August polls
Players reject plan to merge tourism agencies
Stakeholders in the tourism sector have opposed plans to merge Kenya Tourism Board with other agencies under the new Promotion Kenya (PK) banner. 
By Philip Mwakio 2 months ago
Players reject plan to merge tourism agencies
Fresh produce exports kindle Moi Airport in Mombasa
Moi International Airport in Mombasa is bouncing back rejuvenated by exports in fresh produce.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Fresh produce exports kindle Moi Airport in Mombasa
Djibouti team: Alliance key to tackle Lamu Port issues
The Djibouti delegation on a fact-finding mission after attending the recent high-level 26th Intermodal Africa 2022 Exhibition and Conference in Mombasa.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Djibouti team: Alliance key to tackle Lamu Port issues
Sonko has nothing to offer apart from sideshows, say ODM leaders
Politicians accuse Sonko of using the tribal card to whip up emotions. Leaders chide the former Nairobi boss for trying to wrestle the governor seat from ODM.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Sonko has nothing to offer apart from sideshows, say ODM leaders
Trio using diving skills to rid seabed of waste
For Ahmed Mohamed, Said Omar, and Yasin Karama, the Indian Ocean has shaped them to be the men they are.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Trio using diving skills to rid seabed of waste
Sonko might have prayed in the 'wrong grave', Mombasa family demands apology
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko is not having it easy after making an emotional visit to his mother's grave at a Muslim cemetery.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Sonko might have prayed in the 'wrong grave', Mombasa family demands apology
Norway to help Kenya exploit the Blue Economy
Kenya is in talks with Norwegian oceanographers to help the country exploit the blue economy potential, Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) says.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Norway to help Kenya exploit the Blue Economy
Businessman Suleiman Shahbal rejects calls to run as independent
Businessman Suleiman Shahbal has rejected calls to run for Mombasa governor as an independent candidate and declared support for ODM’s Abdulswamad Nassir.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Businessman Suleiman Shahbal rejects calls to run as independent
Mombasa is not a dumping ground, Joho says of Mike Sonko
The governor says the county will be safer under Abdulswamad Nassir. Other candidates for the seat are Hassan Omar, William Kingi and Awiti Bolo.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Mombasa is not a dumping ground, Joho says of Mike Sonko
Karigithu selection a boost to maritime, say stakeholders
Stakeholders in the maritime sector are upbeat that the appointment of Shipping and Maritime Affairs Principal Secretary Nancy Karigithu.
By Philip Mwakio 3 months ago
Karigithu selection a boost to maritime, say stakeholders
KPA’s Sh40b oil terminal ready as shippers eye more regional trade
Entry of DRC to the EAC will also boost strategic infrastructural developments that respective governments are implementing to make cargo movement seamless and efficient.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
KPA’s Sh40b oil terminal ready as shippers eye more regional trade
Women volunteers join hands to clean up plastic litter in beaches
Dwindling quantities of fish harvests have been directly linked to pollution. Regular beach clean-up will help to sustain livelihoods and promote tourism.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
Women volunteers join hands to clean up plastic litter in beaches
New contractor picked to finish construction of fish landing site at Liwatoni
The government has announced the start of works to put up a modern fishing complex at Liwatoni in Mombasa following the unveiling of a new contractor.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
New contractor picked to finish construction of fish landing site at Liwatoni
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Ali Mwatsahu: Coast politician hurt in shooting was lured from house, says wife
Mvita parliamentary aspirant Ali Mwatsahu who was shot several times may have been lured to his attackers by someone known to him, his wife,
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
Ali Mwatsahu: Coast politician hurt in shooting was lured from house, says wife
NLC told to end Makueni, Kwale and Taita Taveta border fights
The judge dismissed preliminary objections by the AG and Senate sayting NLC should prepare a detailed report with practical recommendations.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
NLC told to end Makueni, Kwale and Taita Taveta border fights
Coast hotel gets Thai Select certificate from Thailand's minister of commerce
Thai Chi, has been awarded the prestigious Thai Select Signature Certificate by Thailand’s Minister of Commerce.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
Coast hotel gets Thai Select certificate from Thailand's minister of commerce
TSC: 60,000 tutors to be trained as pupils wait to join junior secondary
Plans by the government to put in place junior secondary schools are at an advanced stage.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
TSC: 60,000 tutors to be trained as pupils wait to join junior secondary
After years of shortages, expert upbeat on fresh water project in the Coast region
Governor Hassan Ali Joho in 2016 said the county will use technology to harvest seawater and desalinate it for home use.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
After years of shortages, expert upbeat on fresh water project in the Coast region
Battle to rehabilitate a degraded Old Town to modern waterfront
The former Old Town was famed for its neat narrow streets. Concerned residents say neglect has led to water pollution.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
Battle to rehabilitate a degraded Old Town to modern waterfront
Ronald Ngala Utalii College seeks Sh1.9b more for first phase
The college estimated to cost Sh4.9 billion has started taking shape after several false starts.
By Philip Mwakio 4 months ago
Ronald Ngala Utalii College seeks Sh1.9b more for first phase
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Abandoned sailors to go home after one year
In June last year, Kenyan-flagged vessel Ra-Horakhty sailed into the Liwatoni Fisheries Jetty, never to leave.
By Philip Mwakio 5 months ago
Abandoned sailors to go home after one year
All Ukrainian tourists on holiday at the Coast leave for Europe
All Ukrainian tourists who were on holiday at the Coast have left the country.
By Philip Mwakio 5 months ago
All Ukrainian tourists on holiday at the Coast leave for Europe
State to automate 500m records annually under new ICT plan
The National Digital Masterplan will be a single point of reference for all government ICT plans to ease coordination and management practices.
By Philip Mwakio 5 months ago
State to automate 500m records annually under new ICT plan
Kenya's ranking as conferencing hub improves on higher arrivals
Tourism trends report shows holiday trips lead the pack with 226,168 international victors, representing 34 per cent of all arrivals.
By Philip Mwakio 5 months ago
Kenya's ranking as conferencing hub improves on higher arrivals