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Raila Odinga pushes for six-piece voting to ensure ODM majority at Coast
He told voters he needed many elected leaders to comfortably run the country. The ODM leader paraded candidates from his party ignoring others in the coalition.
By Patrick Beja 25 days ago
Raila Odinga pushes for six-piece voting to ensure ODM majority at Coast
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Scramble for South Sudan cargo intensifies
Kifwa claimed yesterday the Sudanese government went against international practices that allow for free trade and asked it to rescind the directive.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Scramble for South Sudan cargo intensifies
We spent over Sh3.6b on bursaries, Mvurya says in final address
Mvurya is backing his deputy Fatuma Achani to succeed him. She is vying for the seat on a United Democratic Alliance ticket.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
We spent over Sh3.6b on bursaries, Mvurya says in final address
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Identity crisis as PAA candidates caught between Raila Odinga, William Ruto teams
Some UDA aspirants like Aisha Jumwa have asked them to keep off their political rallies. ODM has warned against the use of Azimio Presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga in their posters.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Identity crisis as PAA candidates caught between Raila Odinga, William Ruto teams
William Ruto to revive textile industry, boost export
Ruto pledges to empower cotton farmers to grow the raw material for textile factories. Kenya Kwanza plans to speed up the second Mzima pipeline and the Mwache dam projects.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
William Ruto to revive textile industry, boost export
Gideon Mung'aro blames graft for poor development in Kilifi
Mung’aro who is ODM candidate said that the last 10 years of devolution have not made a difference in the lives of residents because of alleged runaway wastage of public funds.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Gideon Mung'aro blames graft for poor development in Kilifi
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Battle for control of South Sudan cargo at Port of Mombasa rages
Traders oppose moving cargo to Nairobi Freight Terminal over high transport charges, claim they own trucks but are now being forced to pay extra costs for transportation by rail.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Battle for control of South Sudan cargo at Port of Mombasa rages
Uhuru Kenyatta to launch legacy projects in Coast next month
The President will next month launch the Changamwe interchange and Mombasa Kwa Jomvu road built at a cost of Sh85 billion and the Makupa bridge which cost Sh4.5 billion.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Uhuru Kenyatta to launch legacy projects in Coast next month
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Mvurya gambles on his deputy in tight Kwale race
Mvurya remains a key factor in the race, leading campaigns for his deputy Fatuma Achani who he hopes will succeed him on August 9.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Mvurya gambles on his deputy in tight Kwale race
Fate of Mombasa Port, SGR generates heated talk on campaign trail
While Ruto has promised to immediately revert freight services to Mombasa, Azimio team says he is being populist, claiming he backed their transfer to Nairobi and Naivasha.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Fate of Mombasa Port, SGR generates heated talk on campaign trail
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Kingi's strategy to deny Raila votes in Coast
Kingi has engaged 1,000 opinion leaders in each of the 35 wards in Kilifi to deliver at least six votes for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). 
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Kingi's strategy to deny Raila votes in Coast
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Tales of joy and pain on seas unfold from seasoned sailors
Some veterans also have fresh memories of how they survived accidents by a whisker as they worked onboard merchant ships miles away from home.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Tales of joy and pain on seas unfold from seasoned sailors
Women defying odds in bid to run counties
At least five women at the Coast are giving the governor race a stab, raising the stakes in the August 9 general election.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Women defying odds in bid to run counties
Joho challenges Ruto to surrender 2,500-acre land to Coast Squatters
Joho said he would repossess all irregularly allocated land if he becomes the Lands Cabinet secretary.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Joho challenges Ruto to surrender 2,500-acre land to Coast Squatters
Experts pile pressure on State to protect Kenya's marine heritage
Museum professionals from 16 African countries meeting in Mombasa said only a handful of countries had ratified the Convention on Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Experts pile pressure on State to protect Kenya's marine heritage
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Will Amason Kingi, Aisha Jumwa rivalry give Mung'aro a chance in governor race?
Region dominated by ODM for 15 years has witnessed entry of UDA and PAA parties. Three main contestants for Kilifi governor seat are under Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza alliance.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Will Amason Kingi, Aisha Jumwa rivalry give Mung'aro a chance in governor race?
Raila Odinga: William Kamoti was a dependable politician
Raila Odinga called on local leaders and residents to engage in consultations and pick someone who will replace Mr Kamoti before the IEBC set deadlines.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Raila Odinga: William Kamoti was a dependable politician
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Said Hemed: Moi-era politician looks back at his eventful journey
Former Kisauni MP waged political fights in Mombasa and nationally to retain power, denies he was part of a plot by Njonjo to overthrow Moi, noting he was later vindicated.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Said Hemed: Moi-era politician looks back at his eventful journey
William Ruto's headache over Amason Kingi, Aisha Jumwa rivalry
Ruto has witnessed the bitter rivalry between the two parties in the Kenya Kwanza coalition. The DP said if elected he will revive the collapsed Galana-Kulalu irrigation project.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
William Ruto's headache over Amason Kingi, Aisha Jumwa rivalry
DP Ruto's grand plan to resettle landless at Coast
Ruto ignited Coast’s land debate after saying he was gifted 2,500 acres by a former MP. He will apply 'Africanisation policy' to entice absentee landlords to relinquish their land.
By Benard Sanga 2 months ago
DP Ruto's grand plan to resettle landless at Coast
Ruto: I'll return port operations to Mombasa in first six months
DP pledges to address water shortage, promises to buy one million acres of land to resettle squatters at the Coast within six months if elected president
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Ruto: I'll return port operations to Mombasa in first six months
Come clean on your deal with Kingi, UDA leaders urge Ruto
UDA and PAA have engaged in supremacy wars since Kingi joined Kenya Kwanza.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Come clean on your deal with Kingi, UDA leaders urge Ruto
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Raila vows to jail looters of public funds in his first 100 days in office
Raila promised to expand irrigation schemes in Tana River to address food insecurity. He said he will ensure leather factories are established to create jobs for the youth.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
Raila vows to jail looters of public funds in his first 100 days in office
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Mike Sonko takes on Hassan Joho over governor's seat
Former Nairobi county chief claims he is on a mission to free Coast residents from political ‘bondage’. Azimio is fronting Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir to succeed the outgoing governor.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Mike Sonko takes on Hassan Joho over governor's seat
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Sonko takes on Joho over governor's seat
Former Nairobi county chief claims he is on a mission to free Coast residents from political ‘bondage’. Azimio is fronting Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir to succeed the outgoing governor.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Sonko takes on Joho over governor's seat
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Ken Chonga's uphill task to break jinx of one-term MP
No MP has been re-elected in Kilifi South, formerly Bahari Constituency, since 1987 when it was established. All eight MPs since then have served for one term each.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Ken Chonga's uphill task to break jinx of one-term MP
Energy CS Monica Juma on the spot over Rural Electrification director's picks
New appointments are seen to give CS sweeping power to control Rerec. The CoG said the appointments were a deliberate attempt to exclude it.
By Phillip Mwakio 3 months ago
Energy CS Monica Juma on the spot over Rural Electrification director's picks
Maritime sector salutes Kibaki for Coast projects
Former President Mwai Kibaki left his footprints all over the maritime industry at the Coast, players in the sector say. 
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Maritime sector salutes Kibaki for Coast projects
Principals push for increase in capitation, fees as meeting ends
School heads want additional deputies in charge of boarding, guidance and counselling. Call for promotion of teachers in grades D1 and D2 to unlock.principals’ career growth.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Principals push for increase in capitation, fees as meeting ends
Secondary schools to have CBC before January next year
The Competency-Based Curriculum will be in secondary schools before January 2023 for Junior Secondary.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Secondary schools to have CBC before January next year
Give us more deputies to manage schools effectively, principals say
Secondary schools with huge student populations should have up to four deputy principals to enhance management.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Give us more deputies to manage schools effectively, principals say
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Uhuru gives Education scorecard as principals demand fee increase
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday extolled his government’s achievements in the Education sector since 2013.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Uhuru gives Education scorecard as principals demand fee increase
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President Uhuru: Stop blame and give us solutions
President Uhuru Kenyatta wants those criticising his government from within to offer solutions or quit. 
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
President Uhuru: Stop blame and give us solutions
Kuppet wants more teachers hired for CBC
Kuppet has questioned the government's preparedness to implement the Competency-Based Curriculum in schools.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Kuppet wants more teachers hired for CBC
Kenya Technical Training College to be moved from Gigiri to make way for diplomatic zone
Relocation of the Kenya Technical Training College from the upmarket Gigiri to Ngong’ will not disrupt its operations, a principal secretary has said.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Kenya Technical Training College to be moved from Gigiri to make way for diplomatic zone
Teachers demand action on delayed promotions
Tutors in the Technical and Vocational Training Institutions (Tvet) have asked the government to address their problems.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Teachers demand action on delayed promotions
Grain council inks deal to increase yield and income
Two regional firms have signed an agreement that aims to improve food security by boosting efficiency in production.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
Grain council inks deal to increase yield and income
Hired crowds causing violence, says Matiang'i
The government has warned politicians against hiring crowds for their rallies. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i blamed hired crowds for violence.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
Hired crowds causing violence, says Matiang'i
Macharia and Matiang'i mediate disputes over major road projects
Two CSs yesterday attended mediation talks to resolve legal disputes that have threatened to paralyse road projects in Mombasa County.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
Macharia and Matiang'i mediate disputes over major road projects
IEBC transfers staff to boost election credibility
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has shuffled its staff across the country to enhance the credibility of the August 9 general election.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
IEBC transfers staff to boost election credibility