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Vets in Mombasa Vaccinate 3,000 Dogs, Cats Against RabiesMore than 3,000 dogs and cats in Mombasa were Wednesday vaccinated against rabi
Vets in Mombasa Vaccinate 3,000 Dogs, Cats Against Rabies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
More than 3,000 dogs and cats in Mombasa were Wednesday vaccinated against rabies in a rigorous drive undertaken by the government and the Kenya Veterinary Association (KVA) to prevent the spread of the disease. The vaccination was done during a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taita to Have High Altitude Training CentreTaveta County's First Lady, Mrs. Hope Mruttu. The Safaricom Madoka Half Marath
Taita to Have High Altitude Training Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Taveta County's First Lady, Mrs. Hope Mruttu. The Safaricom Madoka Half Marathon is the 7th long distance race in the 2016 Safaricom Athletics Series calendar, and the second in the Coast region after the Safaricom Mombasa International Ma... Read more
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Motorists to Be Charged for Using Roads If Proposal Is ApprovedRoad users will pay Sh5 for every kilometre travelled from Mombasa to Mau Summi
Motorists to Be Charged for Using Roads If Proposal Is Approved
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Road users will pay Sh5 for every kilometre travelled from Mombasa to Mau Summit interchange in Nakuru if proposals made to the government are adopted. Under the proposal, which has to get Cabinet and Parliament approval before it is effected, a... Read more
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Odinga to Begin Two-Day Political Tour of Narokfinal plans on the activities that will precede the rally on Saturday. Accordi
Odinga to Begin Two-Day Political Tour of Narok
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final plans on the activities that will precede the rally on Saturday. According to Mr Ajwang, the party leadership led by Mombasa governor Hassan Joho will address a series of rallies in Kisumu estates on Friday ahead of the main one to be... Read more
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Lamu West MP Ndegwa Accused of Threating Witnesses in Graft CaseLamu West MP Julius Ndegwa has been warned against threatening witnesses in a c
Lamu West MP Ndegwa Accused of Threating Witnesses in Graft Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Lamu West MP Julius Ndegwa has been warned against threatening witnesses in a corruption case he is facing. Mombasa Chief Magistrate Julius Nang'ea said the court would issue "adverse orders" against the MP if he continues to make threats to... Read more
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Soldier Tells of Ordeal in the Hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu AttackA Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier has narrated to a Mombasa court how they w
Soldier Tells of Ordeal in the Hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier has narrated to a Mombasa court how they were attacked when a group of about 10 Al-Shabaab militants ambushed them in Kiunga in Lamu County two years ago. Sargent Andrew Nzomo said the attack happened after they... Read more
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Mombasa Water Shortage to Persist - County ExecutiveBiting water shortage in Mombasa County is expected to persist up to 2019/2020
Mombasa Water Shortage to Persist - County Executive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Biting water shortage in Mombasa County is expected to persist up to 2019/2020 after completion of the construction of Mwache Dam, a multi-purpose project in Kwale. Mombasa County Executive in Charge of Water and Natural ResourcesFatma Awalesaid... Read more
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Teachers Service Commission Asks for More Time on Issue of 300% Salary Increaseto sit for their national examinations under a conducive environment. Mid this
Teachers Service Commission Asks for More Time on Issue of 300% Salary Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
to sit for their national examinations under a conducive environment. Mid this year, TSC and the unions signed a CBA in Mombasa which will run from July 2013 to June 30, 2017. The deal was signed to end a spate of strikes that had paralysed... Read more
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Japan Navy Steps Up War on Somalia Piracy With Base in Djiboutirelations between the Japanese and the Kenya navy to make the Indian Ocean safe
Japan Navy Steps Up War on Somalia Piracy With Base in Djibouti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
relations between the Japanese and the Kenya navy to make the Indian Ocean safe for sea transport. Speaking at the Port of Mombasa on Monday, he said the two countries would continue to work hand in hand on peace initiatives and development. Apart... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kenya police account of Mombasa 'terror attack' questionedattack on September 11 when the women -- who they say recently pledged allegian
Kenya police account of Mombasa 'terror attack' questioned
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 hours ago
attack on September 11 when the women -- who they say recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group -- entered Mombasa Central Police Station armed with a knife, a petrol bomb and a suicide vest. It said vigilant officers fired on them... Read more
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Mbale-Lwakhakha Road to Boost Trade - Kaginashe said. The Unra executive director explained that they are working on compe
Mbale-Lwakhakha Road to Boost Trade - Kagina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
she said. The Unra executive director explained that they are working on compensating all those affected by the project. Mr Mike Werikhe, the State minister for Trade, said the road will act as a short alternative route from Mombasa to South Su... Read more
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BBC News
New lease of life for Kenya's 'lunatic' railwaythe rehabilitation of the dilapidated Kenya-Uganda railway. The project involv
New lease of life for Kenya's 'lunatic' railway
BBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Kenya-Uganda railway. The project involves upgrading the existing line between Mombasa on the Indian Ocean to the shores of Lake Victoria - the route once dubbed the "lunatic line" because of the high... Read more
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BBC News
The 'lunatic line'From Mombasa on the Indian Ocean across Kenya to Kisumu on Lake Victoria runs t
The 'lunatic line'
BBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
From Mombasa on the Indian Ocean across Kenya to Kisumu on Lake Victoria runs the 'lunatic line' railway. It is so named because of the project's huge financial and human cost. For each of its 580 miles, four workers died - an average of 38 each... Read more
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BBC News
Could Kenya be building another 'lunatic line'?curator Elias Randiga. They belonged to the two lions that struck fear into th
Could Kenya be building another 'lunatic line'?
BBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
curator Elias Randiga. They belonged to the two lions that struck fear into the workers laying railway tracks from Mombasa through what was then the Kenyan wilderness. "They managed to kill 100 people, but the total number who died from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Claims Rogo's Widow Has Links With Isiscleric Sheikh Aboud Rogo has links with Isis, which it says claimed responsibil
Government Claims Rogo's Widow Has Links With Isis
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cleric Sheikh Aboud Rogo has links with Isis, which it says claimed responsibility for the botched terrorist attack at Mombasa's Central Police Station on September 11. Senior State Counsel Daniel Wamotsa told a court in Shanzu, Mombasa that... Read more
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Government Claims Rogo's Widow Has Links With Islamic StateAboud Rogo has links with the Islamic State, which it says claimed responsibili
Government Claims Rogo's Widow Has Links With Islamic State
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Aboud Rogo has links with the Islamic State, which it says claimed responsibility for the botched terrorist attack at Mombasa's Central Police Station on September 11. Senior State Counsel Daniel Wamotsa told a court in Shanzu, Mombasa that... Read more
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Why Revenue Grew By 15 Percent During Fy 2015/16of customs taxes. The other initiative ‒ the Single Customs Territory ‒ has hel
Why Revenue Grew By 15 Percent During Fy 2015/16
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of customs taxes. The other initiative ‒ the Single Customs Territory ‒ has helped to reduce time needed to move goods from Mombasa to Kampala. Currently, one needs four to six days, down from 18. Additionally, several initiatives meant to increase... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Gun Down Terror SuspectPolice in Mombasa had been tracking for two years the telephone conversations o
Police Gun Down Terror Suspect
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Police in Mombasa had been tracking for two years the telephone conversations of the terror suspect they gunned down on Tuesday. Ismail Mohammed Shosi was shot dead after police raided the rental house he was hiding in in Mwandoni in Kisauni,... Read more
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Kenyan police kill terror suspect in Mombasasaid Shosi was staying in a rented house owned by slain terror suspect Kassim A
Kenyan police kill terror suspect in Mombasa
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said Shosi was staying in a rented house owned by slain terror suspect Kassim Amollo who was killed in 2013 in Mombasa. Police said Shoshi was known for carrying out attacks while dressed in a Muslim woman's veil to disguise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ODM Plans Weekend Rallies in Kisumuleader Hassan Joho says "We are going to Kisumu to explain the difference betw
ODM Plans Weekend Rallies in Kisumu
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leader Hassan Joho says "We are going to Kisumu to explain the difference between us and Jubilee," said Mr Joho. The Mombasa Governor added: "On Saturday, Kisumu will declare its political stand in the 2017 General Election." The... Read more
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Mombasa Court Consolidates Cases Involving Rogo Widow, Three Terror Suspectscase involving the widow of slain Muslim cleric Sheik Aboud Rogo and another in
Mombasa Court Consolidates Cases Involving Rogo Widow, Three Terror Suspects
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case involving the widow of slain Muslim cleric Sheik Aboud Rogo and another involving three young women linked to the Mombasa Central Police Station terror attack have been consolidated. Shanzu Senior Principal Magistrate Diana Mochache... Read more
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Police Officers Gun Down Wanted Terror Suspect Ismail Mohammed Soshi in MombasaPolice have Tuesday gunned down a wanted terror suspect in Kisauni, Mombasa Cou
Police Officers Gun Down Wanted Terror Suspect Ismail Mohammed Soshi in Mombasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Police have Tuesday gunned down a wanted terror suspect in Kisauni, Mombasa County. The suspect, Ismail Mohammed Soshi, a member of a hit squad targeting police officers, has given police sleepless nights over the past two years. He was accused of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shippers Urge Govt to Overrule Disputed Port LevyThe Mombasa County is pushing ahead with its proposed charges on shipping lines
Shippers Urge Govt to Overrule Disputed Port Levy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Mombasa County is pushing ahead with its proposed charges on shipping lines despite opposition from shippers and the government. According to the finance bill for 2016/2017, the county has proposed to charge Sh5,000 ($50) per 20-foot container... Read more
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This is West Country
Inspiring Singing Children of Africa tour comes to Burnhama charity dedicated to giving underprivileged children in Africa better educati
Inspiring Singing Children of Africa tour comes to Burnham
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
a charity dedicated to giving underprivileged children in Africa better education. The choir feature 28 children from the Mombasa region of East Africa and will feature lots of singing and dancing with the tour culminating in a grand finale at the... Read more
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AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway linethis is a project for the next century.” Kenya is building a similar railway t
AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway line
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
this is a project for the next century.” Kenya is building a similar railway that seeks to connect landlocked countries to Mombasa, its main port. Given that such economies “are not particularly large,” it’s “questionable whether the region... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japanese Naval Ships Dock in Mombasa After 46 YearsTourism in Mombasa got a boost when three Japanese naval ships arrived at the l
Japanese Naval Ships Dock in Mombasa After 46 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tourism in Mombasa got a boost when three Japanese naval ships arrived at the local port on Monday with 750 officers. The three ships named JS Kashima, JS Setoyuki and JS Asagiri docked at the port of Mombasa at 6am with the officers under the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RwandAir Opens Cotonou Route, Pledges More Connectionsties between the two countries. Currently, the airline flies to more than 17 d
RwandAir Opens Cotonou Route, Pledges More Connections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ties between the two countries. Currently, the airline flies to more than 17 destinations, including Nairobi, Entebbe, Mombasa, Bujumbura, Lusaka, Juba, Douala, Dar-es-salaam, Kilimanjaro, Johannesburg, Dubai, Lagos, Libreville and Brazzaville,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building of Sh11 Billion Highways Under Way As State Awards Tendersworth Sh11.4 billion to two Chinese companies for the construction of two major
Building of Sh11 Billion Highways Under Way As State Awards Tenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
worth Sh11.4 billion to two Chinese companies for the construction of two major highways to ease traffic in Nairobi and Mombasa cities. In the first project, the authority announced on Friday that the 20km road between Athi River and the... Read more
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U.S. Firm Likely to Fund Kenya's Six-Lane Freewayof the US government's Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic), signed a
U.S. Firm Likely to Fund Kenya's Six-Lane Freeway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the US government's Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic), signed a "letter of interest" regarding the Nairobi-Mombasa highway project on the sidelines of the US-Africa Business Forum in New York on Wednesday. California-based Bechtel,... Read more
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U.S. Singer Chris Brown, Wizkid to Rock MombasaHip hop and RnB singer Chris Brown is set to perform in Mombasa on October 8 at
U.S. Singer Chris Brown, Wizkid to Rock Mombasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hip hop and RnB singer Chris Brown is set to perform in Mombasa on October 8 at the Nyali Golf club alongside Nigerian Wizkid. The event, dubbed Music Festival, is being organized by Mombasa Rocks and will be an exclusive event that will see Mombasa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dufla to Kick Off East Africa Tourto his management, the national tour will kick off in Embu then proceed on to C
Dufla to Kick Off East Africa Tour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to his management, the national tour will kick off in Embu then proceed on to Chuka, Nakuru, Kisumu, Eldoret, Busia, Mombasa, Lodwar and his hometown Maralal. Dufla released the club banger "Tempo" last year and early this year worked on the... Read more
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Mt Kenya University Founder Simon Gicharu Honoured as Professor in Namibiaby being the first ever to be admitted to private universities through governme
Mt Kenya University Founder Simon Gicharu Honoured as Professor in Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
by being the first ever to be admitted to private universities through government sponsorship started at a meeting in Mombasa in June 2012. Born in 1964 as a firstborn in a family of six born to the late Stephen Gicharu and Alice Wambui, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maina, Jebet Dominate Mombasa MarathonMombasa — Paul Maina from Nyeri County and Nancy Jebet are the winners of the 2
Maina, Jebet Dominate Mombasa Marathon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mombasa — Paul Maina from Nyeri County and Nancy Jebet are the winners of the 2016 Safaricom Mombasa International marathon held on Sunday. Maina dominated the men's race to win in 2:12:13 followed by Samson Bor who clocked 2:12:50 while Declerk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Accused of Executing 3 Islamic State Womenpolice station after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (Isis). The women
Police Accused of Executing 3 Islamic State Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
police station after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (Isis). The women were suspected of attacking the building in Mombasa on 11 September this year, when they were shot and killed. Kenyan police said they used a petrol bomb and knives in... Read more
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Irish Central
Flights of fantasy - the Humpty Dumpty of The Donaldfemale candidate for president who has a chance of winning? Trump made his ann
Flights of fantasy - the Humpty Dumpty of The Donald
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
female candidate for president who has a chance of winning? Trump made his announcement shortly after President Mohamed Mombasa Obama resigned after being exposed as a native of Kenya, not Hawaii, by Trump. “Pictures of Obama with Osama Bin... Read more
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Mombasa County to Impose Sh250,000 Fines to Deter PollutersMombasa County Government is set to introduce fines of up to Sh250,000 to deter
Mombasa County to Impose Sh250,000 Fines to Deter Polluters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mombasa County Government is set to introduce fines of up to Sh250,000 to deter people from polluting the environment in the tourist-beloved town. Environment executive Tendai Lewa said the County would never review the heavy fines downwards as they... Read more
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ODM Members Welcome Joho's Fast Rise in PartyThe meteoric rise of Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho's political star and his evid
ODM Members Welcome Joho's Fast Rise in Party
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The meteoric rise of Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho's political star and his evident closeness to opposition chief Raila Odinga, is causing jitters within the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (Cord). Mr Joho has, twice in less than 10 days,... Read more
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MP Pleads With Mombasa County Govt Not to Charge for Christian CrusadesNyali MP Hezron Awiti has challenged the Mombasa County Assembly to revoke legi
MP Pleads With Mombasa County Govt Not to Charge for Christian Crusades
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nyali MP Hezron Awiti has challenged the Mombasa County Assembly to revoke legislation that requires Christian groups to pay Sh25,000 for every crusade they hold in the county. The MP called on Governor Hassan Joho to personally take up the matter... Read more
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Nyeri Runner Wins Mombasa International MarathonPaul Maina from Nyeri on Sunday clocked two hours 12 minutes and 13 seconds to
Nyeri Runner Wins Mombasa International Marathon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Paul Maina from Nyeri on Sunday clocked two hours 12 minutes and 13 seconds to win the 33rd edition of the Mombasa International Marathon. Sunday's edition of annual race, which started and ended at Treasury Square, attracted a large number of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KNH Set to Build 62-Bed Hostel for Cancer Patientsthe public hospital, is an outpatient service, making it difficult for most pat
KNH Set to Build 62-Bed Hostel for Cancer Patients
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the public hospital, is an outpatient service, making it difficult for most patients who are referred from counties such as Mombasa, Nakuru, Malindi or Machakos. With no accommodation at the hospital, the patients have no option but to sleep in the... Read more
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First Aid Skills Vital in Reducing Road Deathsnumber of motorists [trained]. The exercise started in Nairobi in June, where 1
First Aid Skills Vital in Reducing Road Deaths
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
number of motorists [trained]. The exercise started in Nairobi in June, where 166 drivers were trained and subsequently in Mombasa where 167 drivers benefited from the course," he said. New drivers will have to undergo a seven-hour first-aid... Read more
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New evidence could prove innocence of Scot in Kenyan drugs casebefore continuing to Africa. Now a former DEA agent, Anthony Coulson, who was
New evidence could prove innocence of Scot in Kenyan drugs case
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
before continuing to Africa. Now a former DEA agent, Anthony Coulson, who was in Nairobi at the time of the drugs raid in Mombasa, has told the Mail on Sunday newspaper that agents have evidence that could exonerate Mr Marrian. He said: "The US,... Read more
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Kenyatta's Unity Call Adds Fuel to Nairobi Governor's RaceDr Evans Kidero (Cord). On Monday last week, President Kenyatta whipped his tr
Kenyatta's Unity Call Adds Fuel to Nairobi Governor's Race
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dr Evans Kidero (Cord). On Monday last week, President Kenyatta whipped his troops into order a day after Dr Kidero and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho staged a high-profile ODM rally at Masinde Muliro grounds in Huruma, Nairobi. During a tour of... Read more
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KPC Hastens Takeover of Troubled Refinerythe supply of petroleum products in East Africa could significantly improve whe
KPC Hastens Takeover of Troubled Refinery
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the supply of petroleum products in East Africa could significantly improve when the Kenya Pipeline Company takes over the Mombasa refinery. A source told The EastAfrican that KPC has appointed audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers to offer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Call for Conservation of WildlifeBy Wachira Mwangi and Edited by Philip Momanyi Hundreds of students from vario
Students Call for Conservation of Wildlife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Wachira Mwangi and Edited by Philip Momanyi Hundreds of students from various schools in Mombasa County called for the conservation of wildlife and strengthening the port to curb illegal wildlife trade. The youths drawn from Aga Khan Academy,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Return On Investment Guaranteed in Kenya, DP Ruto Tells Americansdoors are open, we are ready to listen," he said. He singled out the construct
Return On Investment Guaranteed in Kenya, DP Ruto Tells Americans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
doors are open, we are ready to listen," he said. He singled out the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa to Nairobi as a game changer and catalyst to positioning Kenya as an economic powerhouse. "This rail will... Read more
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Why Maraga Stood Taller Than the Rest in Race to Succeed Mutungamyself, I have not had anybody try to influence me to do something. The only sm
Why Maraga Stood Taller Than the Rest in Race to Succeed Mutunga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
myself, I have not had anybody try to influence me to do something. The only small incident I remember is when I was in Mombasa, a police officer comes to me and says 'judge I want you to help me in this.' I said 'what are you talking about?' In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Humility Should Not Be Taken for Weakness - Maragabe making a mistake. One such person, he said, was a court orderly who sought
My Humility Should Not Be Taken for Weakness - Maraga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
be making a mistake. One such person, he said, was a court orderly who sought to compromise him when he was based at the Mombasa station but who soon knew better after finding himself in handcuffs. "Being humble does not mean weak. You don't... Read more
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Slain Cleric Rogo's Widow Charged Over Mombasa Police Station AttackNairobi — The widow of slain Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo has been charged over the
Slain Cleric Rogo's Widow Charged Over Mombasa Police Station Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Nairobi — The widow of slain Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo has been charged over the Mombasa Central police station attack. Haniya Saggar was charged with failing to give information about the attack mastermind Tasmin Yakub who was among the three killed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanjala Vows to Lead Kenya to Car 7s Defensefor the crown in front of the home fans, and holds belief Kenya who won the tou
Wanjala Vows to Lead Kenya to Car 7s Defense
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
for the crown in front of the home fans, and holds belief Kenya who won the tournament when they last hosted it in 2013 in Mombasa will carry the day once again. "The boys are really looking forward to the challenge because it is a huge motivation... Read more
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