Coast governors skip Ruto meeting on muguka to get time to consult
The governors said they got an invitation from the president on Friday but they needed time to carry out wide consultation and reach a consensus before meeting President Ruto.
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Coast governors skip Ruto meeting on muguka to get time to consult
Kwale county introduces punitive taxes to regulate muguka, miraa trade
Traders transporting muguka on motorcycles will pay Sh30,000 up from Sh3000.
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Kwale county introduces punitive taxes to regulate muguka, miraa trade
Supkem urges president to review Muguka order
Clerics say stimulant has harmful effects on mental health in Coast, ask leaders to unite against the sale.
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Supkem urges president to review Muguka order
Governor Achani vows to fight for locals as boundary row rages
Taita Taveta obtained a court order recently allowing it to collect revenue from the town and deposit it in the two counties' joint Account.
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Governor Achani vows to fight for locals as boundary row rages
Why Kenya exploits only 8pc of marine potential
The lack of an industrial fish landing port with cold storage, processing, and canning facilities is preventing Kenya from taking advantage of opportunities in the marine sector.
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Why Kenya exploits only 8pc of marine potential
We'll not charge ships more for waste -KMA
Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) has put on ice a plan by the Mombasa County government that would have seen the devolved unit collect millions from ships for waste collection.
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We'll not charge ships more for waste -KMA
Commissioner urges Kwale leaders to protect water tower
Coast Regional Commissioner Rhoda Onyancha has called on leaders to protect the Shimba Hills National Reserve, a water tower in the region.
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Commissioner urges Kwale leaders to protect water tower
Indian naval ship docks with relief food and medicine
The relief items were received by the chairman of the Floods Disaster Coordinating Committee Major-Gen John Koimo in Mombasa.
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Indian naval ship docks with relief food and medicine
Parliament wants unoperational refineries company dissolved
PIC says KPRL ceased operations 10 years ago and has no business getting Sh1.3 billion from KPC every year.
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Parliament wants unoperational refineries company dissolved
Boost for farmers as state seeks to expand mango processing plant
The farmers transport more than 35,000 tonnes to markets and industries in Mombasa, Garissa and Nairobi.
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Boost for farmers as state seeks to expand mango processing plant
Catholic church mobilises aid for flood victims
St Joseph Catholic Church in Tudor Parish, Sunday, Archbishop Kivuva prayed for families that lost their loved ones to floods wreaking havoc across the country.
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Catholic church mobilises aid for flood victims
M-Pesa Foundation sets aside Sh36.2 million for newborn unit in Kwale
Governor Fatuma Achani said the new facility will improve service delivery and reduce child mortality in the region.
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M-Pesa Foundation sets aside Sh36.2 million for newborn unit in Kwale
Over 10,000 homeowners face eviction in Mombasa
More than 10,000 residents of Mwembe Kuku and Bondeni areas fear losing their homes as landlords have threatened to sell the land they occupy at market prices which they cannot afford.
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Over 10,000 homeowners face eviction in Mombasa
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Kalonzo: Ruto planning to 'rig polls' early
Wiper leader claims Kenya Kwanza wants an upper hand in determining IEBC commissioners. Warns if the government wing does not respect the pact, they will go back to the streets
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Kalonzo: Ruto planning to 'rig polls' early
KMA: This is how we plan to power shipping industry
KMA may suspend, withdraw or confiscate a Kenyan SID where the holder knowingly permits another person to use the document.
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KMA: This is how we plan to power shipping industry
Governor Fatuma Achani, CS Alfred Mutua differ over marine park project
Alfred Mutua and Kwale Governor Fatuma Achani have differed over the proposed establishment of Chale Island as a marine park. 
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Governor Fatuma Achani, CS Alfred Mutua differ over marine park project
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Regional countries champion tough ship registration rules
Ships in countries in the Eastern, Southern and Northern Africa region will be registered under one standardised platform if a new policy that seeks the creation of that platform is adopted.
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Regional countries champion tough ship registration rules
Counties to take over assets of defunct local authorities
The State Department for Devolution launched the exercise in Mombasa County that involves the assessment and valuation of land and buildings in 30 counties.
By 4 months ago
Counties to take over assets of defunct local authorities
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State points daggers at unsafe boats as accidents rise
Stung by public outcry over increasing cases of accidents, the government has announced plans to inspect all boats operating on Kenyan waters.
By 4 months ago
State points daggers at unsafe boats as accidents rise
Senate, governors want Water Bill overhauled
Committees of the Senate and Council of Governors claim Water Bill passed by the National Assembly takes away powers of county governments to manage water matters.
By 5 months ago
Senate, governors want Water Bill overhauled
KPA to invite fresh bids for transit cargo services
KPA has not shelved its plans to have in place end-to-end logistics services for transit cargo, says earlier tender was unresponsive, even as freight forwarders and other parties protest against move
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KPA to invite fresh bids for transit cargo services
EALA MP to present motion backing Raila AU top job
EALA MP, Suleiman Shahbal, has announced his intention to present a motion during the upcoming plenary session calling on the EAC to unite in support of Raila Odinga's candidacy for AU chairmanship.
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EALA MP to present motion backing Raila AU top job
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Battle for over 11 million metric tonnes cargo at Mombasa port
The agents claim this will amount to competition between KPA and its customers and eventually force them to close businesses.
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Battle for over 11 million metric tonnes cargo at Mombasa port
County, firm unveil waterless toilets
The county is implementing the sanitation project, Fresh Life Toilets, in partnership with Mombasa Water Supply and Sanitation Company (MOWASSCO) and Fresh Life.
By 5 months ago
County, firm unveil waterless toilets
State constructs Sh950 million ICU in Malindi sub county hospital
The project is expected to improve the social and economic development of Malindi and Magarini sub-counties in Kilifi county in line with the Bottom Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA).
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State constructs Sh950 million ICU in Malindi sub county hospital
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Senator Boy, Woman rep Masito return to Raila's ODM after dalliance with Ruto
Raila told ODM members to take a political stand against those who have shifted to the Government like Kwale Senator Issa Juma Boy and Woman Representative Fatuma Masito.
By 5 months ago
Senator Boy, Woman rep Masito return to Raila's ODM after dalliance with Ruto
Rise in boat accidents push State to train seamen
Earlier this month, four fishermen were seriously injured at Ras Kiamboni on the Kenya Somalia border when a fishing boat christened FV Paradise caught fire after a petrol jerrycan exploded.
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Rise in boat accidents push State to train seamen
Ugandan cargo volumes through Mombasa port drop by 2.8 per cent
Kampala, which has in recent months threatened to shift to Dar port, had transit market share of 62.4 percent last year. South Sudan comes second commanding a market share of 16.7 percent.
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Ugandan cargo volumes through Mombasa port drop by 2.8 per cent
State seeks to empower regional development authorities
Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza said the proposed law will end the agencies' over-reliance on government funding.
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State seeks to empower regional development authorities
Buxton, Starehe estate contractor leverages tech to speed up projects
GulfCap Real Estate has acquired tunnel formwork, a modern technology that will be used in both the Buxton Point project in Mombasa and the Sh20 billion Starehe Point project in Nairobi.
By 6 months ago
Buxton, Starehe estate contractor leverages tech to speed up projects
Kenya eyes part of Sh300tr Africa-US tourist market
Kenya is targeting to tap the potential of the Sh300 trillion African-American tourism market through a new plan that was recently launched in Nairobi.
By 6 months ago
Kenya eyes part of Sh300tr Africa-US tourist market
Free healthcare to benefit children in Mombasa: Nassir
Abdulswamad Nassir said the programme was only meant for children from the county and not those from outside Mombasa.
By 6 months ago
Free healthcare to benefit children in Mombasa: Nassir
Safety queries stalk Mombasa Port after blast
So loud was the explosion that it was heard nearly a kilometre away. Shipping experts are now greatly concerned with the safety of the port.
By 6 months ago
Safety queries stalk Mombasa Port after blast
Will new KMA boss put Kenya on the global maritime map?
The new Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) director general Martin Munga took office on Monday and is expected to be in charge for the next five years.
By 6 months ago
Will new KMA boss put Kenya on the global maritime map?
Entertainment firm plans spectacular fireworks display to usher in New Year
GTC/AVIC plans to spend a staggering Sh150 million on a grand New Year's Eve fireworks show which will be done off their building.
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Entertainment firm plans spectacular fireworks display to usher in New Year
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Ruto yet to start his land reform agenda at Coast over a year later
President says Sh1 billion has been set aside in the 2023/2024 budget to buy disputed parcels. In Mombasa about 100,000 residents face eviction after disagreeing with landowners.
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Ruto yet to start his land reform agenda at Coast over a year later
Experts allay Kilifi residents' fears over planned Sh500b nuclear plant
There is skepticism about the safety of the nuclear plant to residents and the environment but experts have supported construction saying it will stabilise Kenya's electricity production.
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Experts allay Kilifi residents' fears over planned Sh500b nuclear plant
Will new KMA boss Munga put Kenya on the global maritime map?
Kenya for years has lagged behind big maritime countries in Africa such as South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. This is despite having great potential in this area.
By 7 months ago
Will new KMA boss Munga put Kenya on the global maritime map?
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How Koskei overruled CS as fresh petition in water agency saga filed
Former Water CS rejected Coast Water Agency’s list of candidates for chief executive officer. Rights groups have petitioned CS Njeru to cancel the process citing various anomalies.
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How Koskei overruled CS as fresh petition in water agency saga filed
Linturi urges tea farmers to apply more fertilizer to boost yields
The government has urged small-scale tea farmers to double the use of fertilizers to boost their production, as it has subsidized the prices of the input.
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Linturi urges tea farmers to apply more fertilizer to boost yields
Hero or villain? Raila in eye of a storm owing to union with Ruto
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