Blow to tenants as NLC rejects historical land injustice claim
More than 10,000 Mombasa residents have built houses on land belonging to the descendants of former Coast rulers on what is referred to as tenants at will.
By Willis Oketch 1 month ago
Blow to tenants as NLC rejects historical land injustice claim
Governor Nassir to impose Sh500 waste collection levy in Mombasa
The county will engage private companies to collect the garbage from all the households. However, the official could not indicate when the fee will take effect.
By Willis Oketch 1 month ago
Governor Nassir to impose Sh500 waste collection levy in Mombasa
10,000 face eviction at Kwa Bulo as squatters ask to be resettled
KNA has advised those interested in the plots put up for sale to apply for the same before April 1.
By Willis Oketch and Patrick Beja 1 month ago
10,000 face eviction at Kwa Bulo as squatters ask to be resettled
Ex-IEBC boss Issack Hassan shortlisted for High Court Judge post
Former IEBC chairman Issack Hassan is among the candidates shortlisted for High Court Judge posts by the Judicial Service Commission.
By Willis Oketch 1 month ago
Ex-IEBC boss Issack Hassan shortlisted for High Court Judge post
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25 ex-soldiers go into hiding after Court of Appeal deals them blow
Court of Appeal in Mombasa nullifies High Court judgment which had set them free. Judges declare judgment which set the ex-soldiers free following their appeal a nullity.
By Willis Oketch 1 month ago
25 ex-soldiers go into hiding after Court of Appeal deals them blow
Appeals court allows life sentence for soldiers who deserted duty
The Court of Appeal has quashed the decision by the High Court to release 25 ex-soldiers who were serving life imprisonment for deserting duty in 2007.
By Willis Oketch 1 month ago
Appeals court allows life sentence for soldiers who deserted duty
Raila calls for inclusive approach on new levy
Raila said that Azimio la Umoja was not opposed to the affordable housing policy butd disagreed with how the government was executing it without consultation.
By Joackim Bwana and Willis Oketch 2 months ago
Raila calls for inclusive approach on new levy
Tenants move to court as NHC plans to demolish old houses
NHC officials held a closed-door meeting with the top security officers at the Coast ahead of the demolition scheduled for Saturday.
By Willis Oketch 3 months ago
Tenants move to court as NHC plans to demolish old houses
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Judiciary saved Ruto's political career, says Raila
Raila Odinga said the president's entire political career has been saved by the courts.
By Joackim Bwana and Willis Oketch 3 months ago
Judiciary saved Ruto's political career, says Raila
Mombasa port ranked second most efficient facility in Africa
Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director Captain William Ruto said Mombasa port has been ranked the second-best facility in the continent after Tangier port in Morocco.
By Willis Oketch 3 months ago
Mombasa port ranked second most efficient facility in Africa
Mombasa port handles over 1.6m cargo containers in a year
Containers handled at Mombasa port this year rose to 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units (Teus) compared to last year's 1,449 million Teus.
By Willis Oketch 3 months ago
Mombasa port handles over 1.6m cargo containers in a year
Tanzanian firm building Sh19b gas facility at port
Taifa Gas is putting up the facility with a capacity of 30,000 tons at the Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone. Company says the investment will create 90,000 direct and indirect jobs.
By Willis Oketch 3 months ago
Tanzanian firm building Sh19b gas facility at port
Dar, Djibouti choke with congestion as Mombasa Port comes to the rescue
According to Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), some ships destined for Tanzania are now being diverted to Mombasa Port.
By Willis Oketch 4 months ago
Dar, Djibouti choke with congestion as Mombasa Port comes to the rescue
KPA charts ambitious course, sees profits hitting Sh20b in five years
With assets totaling Sh338 billion, KPA is the fourth-largest State corporation. KPA to open an office in DRC to tap the transit cargo market in that country.
By Willis Oketch 4 months ago
KPA charts ambitious course, sees profits hitting Sh20b in five years
Bodies of two KRA officials swept by floods retrieved
Bodies of two Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials whose vehicle was swept away by floods at Ramisi bridge in Kwale have been recovered.
By Patrick Beja and Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Bodies of two KRA officials swept by floods retrieved
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Intrigues: KPA disowns oil importer's papers
KPA has disowned businesswoman's documents. It says the oil belongs to a different company.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Intrigues: KPA disowns oil importer's papers
Kepsha: Release primary schools' cash in time
Kenya Primary School Heads Association (Kepsha) has asked the government to release free primary education funds before schools reopen in January.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Kepsha: Release primary schools' cash in time
Use mobile labs for JSS in remote areas, key State agency advises
Innovation has a chemical, gas cylinder, sink with taps, connected pipes and other required kits. Sepu offers to convert some existing classrooms to laboratories following the new set-up.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Use mobile labs for JSS in remote areas, key State agency advises
Promotion interviews for 36,505 teachers to begin on December 4
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia called on the teachers to apply for promotions, saying interviews will start on December 4. She regretted that in the past the exercise attracted few applicants.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Promotion interviews for 36,505 teachers to begin on December 4
Primary heads to be elevated to lead junior secondary
All P1 teachers heading primary schools will be promoted from grade C3 and above as principals of Junior Secondary Schools.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Primary heads to be elevated to lead junior secondary
Heads of primary schools want better CBC infrastructure
The teachers are meeting to redefine and drive positive change within the education sector, marking a transition away from the 8-4-4 education system.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Heads of primary schools want better CBC infrastructure
Lease to earn KPA Sh1t, says Ruto
KPA Managing Director William Ruto said the agency will also collect an annual levy of between Sh50 billion and Sh60 billion from each concessionaire for the use its berths and equipment.
By Willis Oketch 5 months ago
Lease to earn KPA Sh1t, says Ruto
Cost of clearing cargo at port to increase
The cost of clearing cargo from the Port of Mombasa will rise following a decision by customs agents to increase their fees.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
Cost of clearing cargo at port to increase
Raila backs Ruto decision on ports services
KPA has floated international tender to concession services in Mombasa and Lamu ports. But Coast leaders have rejected plan, saying it is tantamount to selling key port services.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
Raila backs Ruto decision on ports services
26 former KDF men to know their fate
KDF accused the soldiers of deserting duty in 2007 and 2008 to work for the US security firms in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
26 former KDF men to know their fate
KPA workers reject plan to lease some services at Mombasa and Lamu ports
KPA managing director Captain William Ruto invited bids for leasing of Mombasa and Lamu port services to private players amid plans to establish a special economic zone.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
KPA workers reject plan to lease some services at Mombasa and Lamu ports
Cleric maintains Muslims should not borrow loans with interest
The outspoken cleric said Prophet Mohamed's teachings prohibit borrowing money that carries interest.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
Cleric maintains Muslims should not borrow loans with interest
KRA, KPA to auction overstayed imported goods at Mombasa port
Abandoned imported goods are to be disposed of via auction or destruction depending on their state. Transit cargo with missing documents to be reshipped to the country of origin.
By Willis Oketch 6 months ago
KRA, KPA to auction overstayed imported goods at Mombasa port
KPA denies ports privatisation claims as CFSs lay their demands
Board chairman, Benjamin Tayari, yesterday said they were only leasing some services to boost efficiency at the ports of Mombasa and Lamu.
By Willis Oketch and Joackim Bwana 6 months ago
KPA denies ports privatisation claims as CFSs lay their demands
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CJ appoints bench to check banks' power to sell defaulters' property
The judges appointed by CJ Koome to hear the application by a Mombasa businessman who wants the powers of banks to sell borrowers' property over defaulted loan checked.
By Willis Oketch 7 months ago
CJ appoints bench to check banks' power to sell defaulters' property
Bishop wants pastors to possess university degrees
United Methodist Church East Africa Bishop Daniel Wandambula said the rule will save Christians from being exposed to rogue clerics.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
Bishop wants pastors to possess university degrees
Pastor Ezekiel preaches on at a Sunday service despite government ban
Members of the church based at Mavueni in Kilifi County ignored the government ban and trooped in for the early morning for the service.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
Pastor Ezekiel preaches on at a Sunday service despite government ban
University students have nine days to apply for HELB
The deadline for students placed in universities to apply for the HELB is August 27.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
University students have nine days to apply for HELB
Importers drive cargo volumes up after waiting for budget
Most importers failed to place orders in May, which saw a lag in imports, while waiting for the government to reveal its fiscal policy in the budget.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
Importers drive cargo volumes up after waiting for budget
Set your own examinations, Council tells TVET colleges
Assessment and Certification Council (TVET CDACC) chief executive officer, Dr Lawrence Guantai said students in technical institutions must have linkage with industries.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
Set your own examinations, Council tells TVET colleges
TVETs enrollment hits 320,000 as CS Machogu eyes 'greener jobs'
Students enrollment in Technical and Vocational Education and Training institutions has increased from 92,000 in 2018 to 320,000 this year following government reforms.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
TVETs enrollment hits 320,000 as CS Machogu eyes 'greener jobs'
Murkomen: Port modernisation drives 3.3pc surge in cargo volume at Mombasa Port
The ongoing modernisation of equipment and efficiency in cargo handling at the port of Mombasa has significantly contributed to the surge in the volume of cargo processed.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
Murkomen: Port modernisation drives 3.3pc surge in cargo volume at Mombasa Port
CS Murkomen attributes 3.3 surge of cargo at Mombasa to port modernisation
"It is common that the volumes will rise because most importers do not order goods in May and June as they wait for budget readings. This is cargo ordered in late June or July."
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
CS Murkomen attributes 3.3 surge of cargo at Mombasa to port modernisation
State plan to end cargo clearance delays in ports
All government agencies involved in clearance of cargo at major ports in the country will now be required to operate on a 24-hour basis to end delays, President William Ruto has ordered.
By Willis Oketch 8 months ago
State plan to end cargo clearance delays in ports
Ruto owns up to holding talks with Raila to end demos
President William Ruto has admitted that he held talks with Azimio leader Raila Odinga where they agreed that the opposition would end weekly protests.
By Willis Oketch and Patrick Beja 8 months ago
Ruto owns up to holding talks with Raila to end demos