Mombasa locals living in fear after dreaded youthful gangs strike again
Gangs armed with crude weapons terrorising locals and tourists in broad daylight. County Commissioner Mohammed Noor ordered a crackdown on the gangs as 177 were arrested.
By Tobias Chanji and Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Mombasa locals living in fear after dreaded youthful gangs strike again
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Hidaya: Coast beach life still paralysed
Nyali sub-county police commander Daniel Masaba said it was dangerous to venture into deep sea fishing following the strong waves.
By Marion Kithi and Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Hidaya: Coast beach life still paralysed
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.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Parliament wants unoperational refineries company dissolved
Win for Mombasa as KPA starts to collect levies from ships, lories
KPA indicated that it will start charging at least Sh27,000 effective May 15.
By Philip Mwakio and Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Win for Mombasa as KPA starts to collect levies from ships, lories
Coast on high alert as cyclone Hidaya weakens after landfall
KMD boss David Gikungu said the Kenyan Coast will not feel the impact of the cyclone as earlier anticipated.
By Philip Mwakio, Patrick Beja and Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Coast on high alert as cyclone Hidaya weakens after landfall
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.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Catholic church mobilises aid for flood victims
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.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
Boost for farmers as state seeks to expand mango processing plant
Coast braces for strong winds and powerful waves
There is uncertainty among tourism players following reports that a tropical storm known as Hidaya was headed to the East African coast.
By Patrick Beja and Kelvin Karani 1 month ago
Coast braces for strong winds and powerful waves
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.
By Patrick Beja 1 month ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
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
By Patrick Beja 2 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
KMA: This is how we plan to power shipping industry
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Coast fights to free itself from grasp of drug lords
Amid a legacy of failed attempts, Ruto takes on Coast's war on drugs: Will history repeat itself? For the last 25 years, capturing drug barons has proved to be a thorny challenge.
By Benard Sanga and Patrick Beja 3 months ago
Coast fights to free itself from grasp of drug lords
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 3 months ago
10,000 face eviction at Kwa Bulo as squatters ask to be resettled
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.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 3 months ago
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 Patrick Beja 3 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 Patrick Beja 3 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 Patrick Beja 4 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
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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 Patrick Beja 4 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).
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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 Patrick Beja 4 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.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
Ugandan cargo volumes through Mombasa port drop by 2.8 per cent
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Raila says Judiciary could be compromised after President State House talks with CJ
Raila said the meeting between the Judiciary and the president should have been be at a neutral ground instead of the State House where the president resides.
By Patrick Beja and Nehemiah Okwembah 4 months ago
Raila says Judiciary could be compromised after President State House talks with CJ
State seeks to empower regional development authorities
Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza said the proposed law will end the agencies' over-reliance on government funding.
By Patrick Beja 4 months ago
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 Patrick Beja 5 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 Patrick Beja 5 months ago
Kenya eyes part of Sh300tr Africa-US tourist market
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Protests after 3,500 squatters evicted from disputed land
The exercise was condemned by ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and the county leadership led by Governor Andrew Mwadime.
By Renson Mnyamwezi and Patrick Beja 5 months ago
Protests after 3,500 squatters evicted from disputed land
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 Patrick Beja 5 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 Patrick Beja 5 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 Patrick Beja 5 months ago
Will new KMA boss put Kenya on the global maritime map?
What tourism and shipping players expect this year
KSAA wants the government to raise productivity levels at the ports and invest in infrastructure to support anticipated growth in the volume of business this year.
By Patrick Beja and Philip Mwakio 5 months ago
What tourism and shipping players expect this year
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.
By Patrick Beja 5 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 5 months ago
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.
By Patrick Beja 5 months ago
Experts allay Kilifi residents' fears over planned Sh500b nuclear plant
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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.
By Patrick Beja 6 months ago
How Koskei overruled CS as fresh petition in water agency saga filed
Tax demos show there is hope, but must cut expenditure too
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