Over 7,000 KPA workers to undergo drug tests
KPA said it would also deploy K-9 sniffer dogs at the gates and workplace to detect narcotics that find their way into the port.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 1 year ago
Over 7,000 KPA workers to undergo drug tests
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Process of party primaries to determine races in Mombasa
The fight for the six parliamentary seats in Mombasa County is shaping up as either a rematch of the last election or a clash of siblings.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Process of party primaries to determine races in Mombasa
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Is idea of Coast party viable or a mirage?
Governor Kingi has since remained silent about the prospects of forming a new party before the 2022 elections.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Is idea of Coast party viable or a mirage?
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Raila picks out new point men at Coast to strengthen party
Analysts aver that ODM is still leading in Coast region, hence why aspirants are leaning towards Raila.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Raila picks out new point men at Coast to strengthen party
Past missteps haunt Coast’s unity attempt
Traditional turf wars, mistrust and selfish leaders and the influence of upcountry votes have impeded the unity quest ahead of 2022 elections.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Past missteps haunt Coast’s unity attempt
Idd: Israel-Palestine conflict dominate celebrations
Former Chief Kadhi Hamad Kassim accuses nations of looking the other way as Palestinians get killed
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Idd: Israel-Palestine conflict dominate celebrations
Battle to succeed Joho set to split allies and rock parties
Candidates’ financial muscle, upcountry voters’ support and party affiliations will determine their chances of winning seat.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Battle to succeed Joho set to split allies and rock parties
Joho, Kingi intensify battle for control of Coast region ahead of 2022 poll
The leadership of the four parties confirmed, after the meeting on Thursday, that they were fine-tuning a coalition agreement
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Joho, Kingi intensify battle for control of Coast region ahead of 2022 poll
Why various interests make dockers elections a hot potato
Simon Sang has been at the helm of the union for the past 15 years.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Why various interests make dockers elections a hot potato
Why Raila, Ruto are no longer at ease over politics in Coast
Scramble for estimated 2.4 million votes open as ODM leader appears to be on a fire-fighting mission in his party.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Why Raila, Ruto are no longer at ease over politics in Coast
Will ‘handshake’ work for or against Boga?
The ODM candidate in Msambweni mini poll has been using names of party leader Raila and President Uhuru to win over voters.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Will ‘handshake’ work for or against Boga?
Sh116b facelift set to turn around tourist city
The State has entered an ambitious journey of remodeling and renovating the coastal city into an urban adventure.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Sh116b facelift set to turn around tourist city
Joho conspicuously absent as Ruto woos his Coast backyard, harvests allies
Political acolytes of the three say they no longer have to shout their voices hoarse as they now consult directly with the President and CSs.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Joho conspicuously absent as Ruto woos his Coast backyard, harvests allies
Turkish billionaire's lawyers question DPP's conduct over key witness in Malindi trial
This witness is also lined to testify against the Turk who is charged in a Malindi Court with defilement. Elsek has denied the charge.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Turkish billionaire's lawyers question DPP's conduct over key witness in Malindi trial
Hassan Omar: From a Raila die-hard to DP Ruto loyalist
Fire brand ex-senator describes his new friendship with the DP as a leap of pragmatism, but critics accuse him of opportunism.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Hassan Omar: From a Raila die-hard to DP Ruto loyalist
Port business rebounds after end of restrictions
Cargo volumes up as number of ship arrivals rose by four in one week.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Port business rebounds after end of restrictions
Ruto's coastal backers adopt loud silence
Unlike in the past, Dr Ruto's erstwhile noisy supporters have either conspicuously gone silent or are not willing to declare their loyalty to the DP.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Ruto's coastal backers adopt loud silence
Coast leaders desert Ruto
Unlike in the past, Dr Ruto's erstwhile noisy supporters have either conspicuously gone silent or are not willing to declare their loyalty to the DP.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Coast leaders desert Ruto
Dori eulogised as leader who fought for his people
President Kenyatta described MP as a courageous and patriotic leader who championed for land rights
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Dori eulogised as leader who fought for his people
How Moi, Ngala pushed for devolution, inclusivity
Moi and Ngala-led Kadu successfully negotiated for the adoption of the federal system of government.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
How Moi, Ngala pushed for devolution, inclusivity
Uhuru, Ruto reject Raila's bait on BBI
Reforms: President Uhuru and his deputy Ruto reject Raila's bait on BBI
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Uhuru, Ruto reject Raila's bait on BBI
Why Likoni recovery bid is yet to bear fruit
A team from South African has been hired by the deceased's family for Sh2 million
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Why Likoni recovery bid is yet to bear fruit
Fears as gangs invade land owned by widows
Villagers especially those living near the beach said there were reports the gangs plan to invade land.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Fears as gangs invade land owned by widows
Storm as agents jostle for lucrative port terminal job
Global port operators seek to paint Kenya National Shipping Line as inept in managing cargo terminal.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 5 years ago
Storm as agents jostle for lucrative port terminal job
KPA MD recruitment, Deloitte to releases report
At least five candidates were interviewed for a substantial replacement of Catherine Mturi-Wairi who was sacked six months ago
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 5 years ago
KPA MD recruitment, Deloitte to releases report
Tough contest as former managers angle for KPA job
The MD post has been vacant since May when Catherine Mturi-Wairi was sacked.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 5 years ago
Tough contest as former managers angle for KPA job
History of secession movements in Kenya
Critics say governors are using emotive issue for political capital, with MRC accusing them of hijacking their agenda to pile pressure on Jubilee.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 6 years ago
History of secession movements in Kenya
Sharp division over Joho-Kingi new push for Coast secession
Critics say governors are using emotive issue for political capital, with MRC accusing them of hijacking their agenda to pile pressure on Jubilee.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 6 years ago
Sharp division over Joho-Kingi new push for Coast secession
Omar burns bridges, but where did it all start?
Former Mombasa senator fuels speculation that he could join Jubilee by saying there are no permanent enemies in politics.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 6 years ago
Omar burns bridges, but where did it all start?
Bamburi squatters kicked out in row with developer
The 527 families said they were forced off the land by armed police officers on the orders of a private developer who is claiming ownership.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 6 years ago
Bamburi squatters kicked out in row with developer
Senator Omar now wants Governor Joho jailed
A fresh political battle between Senator Hassan Omar and Governor Hassan Joho erupted Thursday.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Senator Omar now wants Governor Joho jailed
Curtain falls on former Kanu Coast tycoons
They had the President’s ear. They had the money. They were so powerful that Cabinet ministers lined up at their private offices for support and blessings. Many trembled before them. They were businessmen, yet they wielded mighty influence on who got what politically at the Coast.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Curtain falls on former Kanu Coast tycoons
Abandoned baby girl dies as strike enters fourth day
A three-week-old baby girl died on Wednesday morning, adding to the sad statistics of the ongoing doctors' strike.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Abandoned baby girl dies as strike enters fourth day
Joho and Mung'aro clash over plan to set up dry port in Eldoret
Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho and Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro have differed over plan to establish a dry port in Eldoret to clear transit goods.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Joho and Mung'aro clash over plan to set up dry port in Eldoret
Raila Odinga tears into Jubilee over land problems in Coast
They said President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration had issued thousands of title deeds to deceive Coast residents and in order to avoid addressing the fundamental land issues in the region, citing failure to implement the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) Report.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Raila Odinga tears into Jubilee over land problems in Coast
Raila tears into Jubilee over land problems in Coast
Orange party leader Raila Odinga and his Coast allies yesterday claimed Jubilee has refused to correct historical land injustices.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Raila tears into Jubilee over land problems in Coast
EACC: Only Sh51 million, not Sh1.18b, was lost in Kilifi
Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi has protested the delay in the probe into a multi-million shilling fraud at his administration.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
EACC: Only Sh51 million, not Sh1.18b, was lost in Kilifi
Makonde happy to get citizenship as Jubilee eyes their votes in 2017
After decades of uncertainty, three communities at the Coast considered stateless have finally been recognised as Kenyan citizens.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 7 years ago
Makonde happy to get citizenship as Jubilee eyes their votes in 2017
Ferry services boss sacked days after Uhuru impromptu tour
The embattled Kenya Ferry Services (KFS) Managing Director Musa Hassan Musa has been sacked.
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 8 years ago
Ferry services boss sacked days after Uhuru impromptu tour
Shahbal ditches CORD for JAP
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) was Monday dealt a blow when politician Suleiman Shahbal defected to Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP).
By BENARD SANGA and PATRICK BEJA 9 years ago
Shahbal ditches CORD for JAP
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