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It’s hell and back for former drug addicts at Coast
Thanks to Reachout Centre Trust, a local NGO, they are now peer educators who spend their time speaking to drugs addicts with a view of helping them.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
It’s hell and back for former drug addicts at Coast
Two ships dock as Lamu Port rolls into action
This signals the start of commercial activity at the Lamu Port, known for its deep and long berths that can accommodate big ships.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Two ships dock as Lamu Port rolls into action
Fisher folk to receive Sh1.76b compensation over Lamu Port
The process to compensate fishermen affected by the construction of the Lamu Port Sh1.76 billion has started after a long wait.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Fisher folk to receive Sh1.76b compensation over Lamu Port
KPA to pay fishermen Sh1.76b over Lamu Port project
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
KPA to pay fishermen Sh1.76b over Lamu Port project
Cargo handling equipment dispatched to Lamu port
Other crucial equipment required to start port operations will have been transferred to Lamu Port by May 20.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Cargo handling equipment dispatched to Lamu port
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Lamu Port comes of age: Mega project to start operations in a month
Those already deployed come mostly from critical departments involved in cargo handling.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 2 years ago
Lamu Port comes of age: Mega project to start operations in a month
Coast heritage site connected to slave trade set for renovation
Signage will also be installed to explain the history of slave trade, and the global efforts to end it by Sir Henry Bartle Frere and others
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Coast heritage site connected to slave trade set for renovation
Stricken ferry to resume operations next week
Kenya Ferry Service says experts have assessed it and established that the damage was minimal.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Stricken ferry to resume operations next week
Idd celebrations with a difference
Muslims break away from norm and stay home in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19 even as they marked fete.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Idd celebrations with a difference
Workers warn of plans to make port private
Dock workers claim the port is being controlled by a few interest groups.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
Workers warn of plans to make port private
DWU accuses KPA of neglect on COVID 19 spread
Port workers' union issues strike threat over safety of employees
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 3 years ago
DWU accuses KPA of neglect on COVID 19 spread
Stand-off over cargo transport from port
Police arrest 20 protesters, activists vow to pile more pressure as KPA says decree now rescinded.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
Stand-off over cargo transport from port
New job offers for Kenyan youth seafarers as interviews start
A scheduled interview for youths seeking to be seafarers has excited hundreds of job seekers in Mombasa county and other coastal counties.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
New job offers for Kenyan youth seafarers as interviews start
New twist in seizure of fishing vessels
But, a Kenyan firm came out to claim the vessels.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 4 years ago
New twist in seizure of fishing vessels
Complete old projects before starting new ones: State
The Government has urged regional development authorities in the country to finish all their projects before jumping onto a set of new programmes.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 5 years ago
Complete old projects before starting new ones: State
Land body to secure beacons to aid ships
Ship operators find it difficult to steer their vessels into the harbour
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 5 years ago
Land body to secure beacons to aid ships
Raila: I went to Britain to expose Jubilee’s propaganda
National Super Alliance leaders on Sunday alleged that the electoral commission has been hijacked by Jubilee and the international community.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 6 years ago
Raila: I went to Britain to expose Jubilee’s propaganda
Water ministry lays ground for Sh35b mega-dam project
More than 4,600 families are set to be displaced from 1,600 acres.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 6 years ago
Water ministry lays ground for Sh35b mega-dam project
Why Uhuru vowed to teach Joho a lesson
A tweet from Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho’s aide on Sunday is said to have sparked a massive security operation that barred Mr Joho from a function presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 7 years ago
Why Uhuru vowed to teach Joho a lesson
KPA boss sees increased port cargo traffic
The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) says it is modernising Kenyan seaports to grow cargo volumes as the economy expands.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 7 years ago
KPA boss sees increased port cargo traffic
Mombasa port workers re-elect Sang as union secretary general
Simon Sang has been re-elected as the Dock Workers Union (DWU) secretary general.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 8 years ago
Mombasa port workers re-elect Sang as union secretary general
Mombasa deputy governor’s workers withdrawn by county government
Deputy Governor Hazel Katana yesterday said some of her staff have been withdrawn by the county government.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 8 years ago
Mombasa deputy governor’s workers withdrawn by county government
Shocked passengers evacuated as airline prepares to send plane to pick them up
Terrified passengers of Air France Flight 463 said they were lucky to be alive after the aircraft made an emergency landing at Moi International Airport (MIA), Mombasa.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 8 years ago
Shocked passengers evacuated as airline prepares to send plane to pick them up
Eight people injured in a stampede at Likoni ferry
Eight people, including pupils, were Monday injured in a stampede at the Likoni Ferry channel following a rush to board ferries.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 8 years ago
Eight people injured in a stampede at Likoni ferry
Likoni channel intruders now given 21 days to vacate
Residents with homes on land designated for sea navigational aids and posts on the Kenyan coastline have been given 21 days to vacate.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 8 years ago
Likoni channel intruders now given 21 days to vacate
Construction of Sh10b Mombasa International University starts
A Sh10 billion university is set to be built in Utange courtesy of the African University Trust of Kenya (AUTK).
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 9 years ago
Construction of Sh10b Mombasa International University starts
A billion could be in extreme poverty by 2030 if leaders duck issues
The civil society is pushing leaders to embrace economic policies that check the soaring poverty levels and discrimination.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 9 years ago
A billion could be in extreme poverty by 2030 if leaders duck issues
Uhuru directs NCPB to start buying maize from farmers
President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday directed the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to start buying maize from farmers.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 9 years ago
Uhuru directs NCPB to start buying maize from farmers
How graft reeks of colonialism, war
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