Mombasa

Kenya is trying to regain Dar’s fuel business with its new reserve in Mombasa

By ANTHONY KITIMO Kenya is banking on the new $385 million Kipevu Oil Terminal to rip oil business out of the port of Dar es Salaam, which supplies the Great Lakes region. Tanzania turned the tables on the port of Mombasa after persistent allegations of adulteration of petroleum products on …

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CS Mucheru urges public institutions to use digitization to improve service delivery

CS Joe Mucheru speaks at the Konza Technopolis – Intel Corporation Forum in Mombasa. [James Wanzala, Standard] ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru wants public institutions to use digitization and innovation to improve service delivery. Citing innovation as the new frontier of value creation and solutions to challenges, CS said the …

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The plan to make full use of the railroad to move cargo from the port creates a storm

Cargo being unloaded from SGR train to Meter Gauge Railway freight train at Inland Container Depot in Mai Mahiu Naivasha for onward transport to Malaba. [Antony Gitonga, Standard] Coastal towns along the Northern Corridor are expected to be hit by another wave of economic hardship once Kenya Railways begins hauling …

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FAA rejects FedEx proposal to install missile defense system on Airbus planes

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was withdrawing proposed conditions that could have allowed supplier FedEx to install laser-based missile defenses on the jetmaker’s Airbus A321-200 planes. The FAA said Tuesday it “determined that further internal studies are necessary.” The FAA said, to avoid confusion, “a comment period …

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Exciting motorsport showcase marks Standard Group’s partnership with Classic Rally: The Standard Sports

Standard Group CEO Orlando Lyomu (left) presents a gift to EASCR manager Sinder Sudle during the revival of a 1950 partnership with EASCR on Monday January 17, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Excitement was in the air as leading national broadcaster, Standard Group PLC, revived a 1950 partnership with the East …

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Complete Sports Training Center – offers athletes a holistic training

What sets the Complete Sports Training Center apart is that it is a holistic training center. Just after 6am, John makes his way to the gate of the camp, ready for the morning run. At 6:15 p.m., he was joined by about 20 other elite runners who live at the …

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Alleged drug lord Masuo Bakari from Mombasa found dead in Thika

The body of a suspected Mombasa drug lord who disappeared on December 5, 2021 has been discovered. The body of Masuo Bakari Tajiri was found horribly decomposed in a thicket in Thika, Kiambu County. Masuo, along with Fahmi Bakari, 21, and Hussein Mohamed, 26, are pending a number of drug-related …

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South Sudan and Sudan discuss reopening of the Babanusa-Wau railway line

January 11, 2022 (KHARTOUM) – Costello Garang Ring Lual, South Sudan’s presidential advisor, discussed options in Khartoum to reopen the Babanusa-Wau Railway, which connects the two Sudans. The stretch between Babanusa from West Kordofan and Wau in the state of Upper Nile was fully rehabilitated by the United Nations and …

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Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa: China’s Constructive Role

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) and the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd R) at the Kipevu Kenya Oil Terminal in the port of Mombasa, Kenya, January 6, 2022. / CMG Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) and the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd …

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The Mombasa County government does not rule car dealers and tankers from the CBD

The government of Mombasa County has ordered the motor vehicle and petroleum tanker showrooms operated in the Central Business District (CBD) to relocate to a designated area on the mainland side in Jomvu subdistrict within 30 days. In a special announcement, Taufiq Balala, the district’s board of directors for transport, …

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