Red flag raised as 300,000 Kilifi residents face starvation
Mzee Shethi Kombe, 75, sits on a log outside his home. At a distance a group of children are scrambling for wild seeds plucked from a local tree known as mworya. It is the only meal of the day
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Red flag raised as 300,000 Kilifi residents face starvation
Kilifi County official blames seven MPs for slow economic growth
Disunity among MPs has slowed down development, County Secretary Owen Baya has said.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Kilifi County official blames seven MPs for slow economic growth
CORD rebels tell Raila to forget about the presidency
Four rebel CORD legislators have told ODM leader Raila Odinga to forget about ever becoming president because he was too confrontational.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
CORD rebels tell Raila to forget about the presidency
Two killed in illegal Kilifi iron ore mine
Two men were killed in an illegal iron ore mine in Kauma location, Kilifi County.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Two killed in illegal Kilifi iron ore mine
Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi calls on residents to vote out Jubilee allies
Governor Amason Kingi has waged political war against Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro and his Kilifi South counterpart Mustafa Idi.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi calls on residents to vote out Jubilee allies
Jubilee has given Coast people a raw deal, says CORD leader Raila Odinga
CORD Principal Raila Odinga and other Opposition leaders have accused the Jubilee government of failing to implement land reforms in Coast.
By Benard Sanga and Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Jubilee has given Coast people a raw deal, says CORD leader Raila Odinga
Pay IEBC chiefs willing to go home, CORD leaders urge government
CORD leader Raila Odinga, Senators Johnstone Muthama and James Orengo yesterday piled pressure on commissioners of the electoral commission to resign as they embarked on a two-day tour of Coast.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Pay IEBC chiefs willing to go home, CORD leaders urge government
Mung'aro denounces Coast political group as coalitions clash over IEBC
Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung'aro has now denounced the Coast Parliamentary Group (CPG). The MP was until April this year the chairman of the outfit.
By Joseph Masha and Willis Oketch 7 years ago
Mung'aro denounces Coast political group as coalitions clash over IEBC
Alarm in Coast over invasion of private land
Land invasions and irregular occupations at the Coast have put landowners, security agencies and the National Land Commission (NLC) in a huge dilemma.
By Bernard Sanga and Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Alarm in Coast over invasion of private land
Leaders take on CS Fred Matiang'i and demand reinstatement of VC
Leaders in Coast have demanded the reinstatement of Technical University of Mombasa Vice Chancellor Josphat Mwatela.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Leaders take on CS Fred Matiang'i and demand reinstatement of VC
Tension along Kenyan Coast as White landowners attacked
Squatters petrol-bombed a Kenyan of British descent in Kilifi as tension rose in parts of Coast pitting squatters against landowners.
By Joseph Masha and Linah Benyawa 7 years ago
Tension along Kenyan Coast as White landowners attacked
Turtle numbers diminish as locals hunt them for meat and oil
Hunting turtles for meat is threatening their breeding ground and population, a Kiunga Marine Conservation National Park official has said.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Turtle numbers diminish as locals hunt them for meat and oil
Marry and bear many children, Lamu youth advised
Timamy said Lamu's population is very low, and the only way to boost the numbers is to encourage young people who have come of age to marry and sire children.
By Joseph Masha 7 years ago
Marry and bear many children, Lamu youth advised
Squatters invade Kilifi Cashewnut Factory farm and put up structures
The county government has denounced the occupation that began on Saturday terming the move illegal while local police have vowed to punish those encroaching on private property.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Squatters invade Kilifi Cashewnut Factory farm and put up structures
Chaos and protests in Coast land invasions
Invasion of private land at the Coast has reached new heights after squatters started claiming over 11,000 acres of Vipingo Estate in Kilifi, which was recently sold to Centum.
By Philip Mwakio and Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Chaos and protests in Coast land invasions
Parents fight over where to bury victim of underage pregnancy
Parents of a minor who died of pregnancy related complications are fighting over where to bury her.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Parents fight over where to bury victim of underage pregnancy
Expectant 10-year-old girl dies from birth complications
An expectant pupil has died at a Kilifi hospital after going into labour.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Expectant 10-year-old girl dies from birth complications
Official raises alarm on child trafficking
A cartel is trafficking in children who are then used for begging from the public, an official has revealed.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Official raises alarm on child trafficking
ODM official freed as poll misconduct charge dropped
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) director of communications has been acquitted of electoral malpractices for lack of evidence.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
ODM official freed as poll misconduct charge dropped
School hires untrained teachers after 13 leave over insecurity
A clan has hired eight untrained teachers to manage Ngamani Primary School after 13 teachers left due to insecurity. Differences between Chonyi and Kauma led to the closure of the school in February.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
School hires untrained teachers after 13 leave over insecurity
Pwani University to reopen after fees crisis
Pwani University, which was shut on February 19 to avert student unrest, will reopen on March 7.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Pwani University to reopen after fees crisis
All set for Malindi polls as IEBC recruits 460 officials
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission (IEBC) has recruited 460 officials to manage the Malindi by-election.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
All set for Malindi polls as IEBC recruits 460 officials
Pwani University closed following students unrest
Pwani University in Kilifi was Thursday evening closed following mounting tension after students who were suspended over fee arrears refused to leave the campus.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Pwani University closed following students unrest
Female cop in Kilifi under probe for allegedly hiring out her gun to criminals
A policewoman attached to Kilifi County Administration Police headquarters is under investigation following claims she has been aiding violent criminals in the region.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Female cop in Kilifi under probe for allegedly hiring out her gun to criminals
Youths drag corpse of suspected gangster into a burial, set it ablaze
There was drama at a teacher's funeral in Kilifi after boda boda operators dragged the corpse of her alleged killer into the homestead and set it ablaze.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Youths drag corpse of suspected gangster into a burial, set it ablaze
Teachers refuse to return to school facing clan dispute
Thirteen teachers who fled Ngamani Primary School after parents invaded it over a clan dispute have refused to return.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Teachers refuse to return to school facing clan dispute
IEBC suspends voter registration in regions with by-elections
The polls agency yesterday postponed voter registration in regions where by-elections will be held until after the March 7.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
IEBC suspends voter registration in regions with by-elections
Police officers in Kilifi search for serial robber
Police are looking for a man believed to have carried out a series of violent robberies targeting M-Pesa agents and shops.
By Linah Benyawa and Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Police officers in Kilifi search for serial robber
Buibui clad gunman kills female teacher and robs her daughter of unknown amount of cash
A gunman has shot dead a primary school teacher in Kilifi and robbed money from her daughter.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Buibui clad gunman kills female teacher and robs her daughter of unknown amount of cash
Stop blackmailing Coast, Joho and Kingi tell Jubilee
Governors Amason Kingi and Hassan Joho have accused Jubilee leaders of trying to blackmail Coast residents into supporting the ruling coalition.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Stop blackmailing Coast, Joho and Kingi tell Jubilee
Kilifi police detain man with 3,900 rolls of bhang
An unidentified man was arrested and 3,900 roles of bhang recovered at a construction house in Mtwapa Kilifi County in a 4.00am police raid.
By Joseph Masha and Linah Benyawa 8 years ago
Kilifi police detain man with 3,900 rolls of bhang
CORD rebels in Coast declare MP Gideon Mung’aro their spokesman
Eight MPs yesterday declared Kilifi North MP Gideon Mungaro Coast’s political leader.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
CORD rebels in Coast declare MP Gideon Mung’aro their spokesman
Joho vows to ensure ODM retains Malindi seat in by-election
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) deputy party leader, Hassan Joho, has vowed to intensify campaigns and ensure victory for the party in the March 7 Malindi by-election.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Joho vows to ensure ODM retains Malindi seat in by-election
Malindi seat new frontier for Uhuru, Raila
The political rivalry between CORD and Jubilee is expected to go a notch higher as the coalitions go head-to-head in the Malindi by-election.
By Joseph Masha and Philip Mwakio 8 years ago
Malindi seat new frontier for Uhuru, Raila
Police yet to probe Shahbal over 'vote theft' remarks
Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers in the county have not investigated politician Suleiman Shahbal’s alleged remarks on rigging 2017 General Elections.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Police yet to probe Shahbal over 'vote theft' remarks
Kilifi squatters protest delayed NLC report
Thousands of squatters in Kilifi town Wednesday took to the streets accusing the National Land Commission (NLC) of delaying to release a report on over 230 acres at Kiwandani.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Kilifi squatters protest delayed NLC report
Police kill four 'terrorists' in Malindi and recover deadly arsenal
Four suspected terrorists were yesterday shot dead by police in Malindi.
By Mwangi Muraguri and Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Police kill four 'terrorists' in Malindi and recover deadly arsenal
Ruto woos Coast residents to the newly formed Jubilee Party
Deputy President William Ruto has urged Coast residents to join the newly formed Jubilee Party (JP) which he said will win the 2017 General Election.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Ruto woos Coast residents to the newly formed Jubilee Party
Survey: 2 million children at risk of stunting
Nearly two million children below the age of five years are at risk of not achieving their full body growth as a result of chronic nutritional deficiency, a survey has shown.
By Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Survey: 2 million children at risk of stunting
Italian doctor killed as two others injured
A female Italian doctor has been shot dead in Watamu near Malindi in Kilifi County.
By Philip Mwakio and Joseph Masha 8 years ago
Italian doctor killed as two others injured
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