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Kenya: MPs urge the dissolution of the Kenyan Power Board

MPs are now pushing for Kenya Power’s board members to be sent home over procurement battles with management as problems at the country’s only electricity distributor mount. Members of the National Assembly’s Energy Committee accused the Kenyan Power Board, headed by Chair Vivienne Yeda, of rejecting parliamentary summons to explain …

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KANU will be nominating presidential candidates next Thursday

KANU chairman Gideon Moi. [File, Standard] The leadership of the Kenyan African National Union (KANU) has announced that it will run a candidate for the presidency in the upcoming parliamentary elections. At a meeting with delegates in Mombasa on Thursday, September 23, the party’s general secretary Nick Salat said they …

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Hotel owners fail to stop levies in Mombasa

Counties Hotel owners fail to stop levies in Mombasa Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Judge Eric Ogola. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY PHILIP MUYANGAMore from this author summary Judge Eric Ogola, who was on the Mombasa High Court, ruled that the petition was unfounded. He indicated that the petitioners wanted the …

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German citizen arrested in Kenya for terrorist links

A German citizen has been arrested in Kenya on charges of financing terrorist activities. Hans-Dieter Wilhelm Schwing, the main suspect of an alleged threat of terrorism in Mombasa, was arrested by the anti-terror police in the coastal city on Monday and brought to court on Tuesday. His arrest came after …

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When a few beers later the truck driver forgot his human load

Some of the 60 Ethiopians arrested Friday and Saturday appear before Makindu courts in Makueni. [Standard] At around 9 a.m. on Friday last week, commercial truck driver Martin Ndunda parked his truck in the Daraja Mbili market and drove to his favorite bar. Daraja Mbili is a developing commercial center …

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Raila’s great march to the State House begins

ODM party leader Raila Odinga (center) with governors Ali Hassan Joho of Mombasa (right) and Samuel Dhadho Godhana of Tana River during the party’s delegates’ meeting in Wildwaters in Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] ODM leader Raila Odinga’s tour of the coastal region last weekend signaled to his political rivals that …

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Kenya Ports Authority honors port users

Mombasa: September 20, 2021: The Kenya Ports Authority held their second East Africa Maritime Awards EAMA 2020 on September 17, 2021 in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa to recognize the industry’s outstanding practices for excellence, sustainability, training, technology, initiative, personality and leadership from the East Africa region . The 77 …

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