Mombasa

Growing conflict has weakened the response to terrorism, says Igad

Dr. Worknch Gebeyehu speaks to African leaders during the State of African Region at the Whitesands Beach Hotel in Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] An intergovernmental agency has warned that conflict in the region has weakened the response to al-Shabaab and other terrorist groups. The Intergovernmental Authority for Development (Igad) also …

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Weatherman warns of impending heavy rain

The Kenyan Meteorological Office warns of the threat of heavy rain that could lead to flooding. According to a weather warning, the intensity of precipitation on Tuesday will increase to 30 millimeters within 24 hours. Affected counties include; Embu, Meru, Murang’a, Nairobi and Nyeri. The others are; Kiambu, Kirinyaga, Tharaka …

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I will not support anyone, says Raila to the coast guides

ODM leader Raila Odinga. [Fidelis Kabunyi, Standard] Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) will use consensus, delegates or opinion polls to select its candidate for Mombasa governor in the 2022 election. Yesterday, ODM chairman Raila Odinga, who precluded universal suffrage, said it had “failed to produce the desired results” in the past, …

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Family asks for help as HSE recruit is missing after graduation

A family in Mombasa seeks help after their loved ones went missing days after graduating from General Service Unit (GSU) Training School. According to the information, the graduate identified as Mohammed Daud went missing immediately after leaving the GSU Embakasi camp in Nairobi. The desperate family found that the new …

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Kenya hires US company to find cheaper sources of liquefied gas

The Kenyan government has hired a US company, K&M Advisors, to conduct a feasibility study for gas power generation in Mombasa County. The move follows the country’s desire to reduce its reliance on Dar es Salaam for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), as a result of which the Tanga plant in …

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Survive a painful night on the Mombasa night bus as Chips Mwitu die

Have you traveled widely by public transport? What’s more, at night? It is not the best time to learn evil lessons from the universe. I had an uncomfortable experience on a night bus from Mombasa to Nairobi. For some reason, we love to do each other good when we travel. …

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China is shaking Kenya’s megaproject plan

A Chinese and Kenyan worker at the Mombasa Terminus on March 27, 2017. PHOTO / FILE Kenya‘s ambitious plan to run dozens of mega-projects across the country was dealt a severe blow by a decision by China to cut funding for projects under the Belt and Road Initiative, invented by …

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Coming of Age in Ashtabula, Ohio ‘now available

December 8th – Where am I from? Where am I going? How do I get there? For people who have lived in different places, the hardest question to answer is usually the first: Where am I from? The opposite is the case with co-authors Bernadette Colicchio Dawson and Ted Dieffenbacher. …

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Government Donates Millions to MCAs to Learn Tanzanian Manners

Thirty-three members of the Embu County Assembly traveled to Arusha for a two-week training course to learn basic etiquette. This follows the rescheduling of the assembly sessions from December 1, 2021 to February 8, 2022 due to the Christmas vacation. It is the second time the MCAs travel to Arusha …

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Only western companies are blind to Ugandan investments – President Museveni | The mighty 790 KFGO

By Elias Biryabarema and Karin Strohecker KYANKWANZI, Uganda (Reuters) – Chinese private investment in Uganda is increasing as Westerners lose their appetite to invest money in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters and pledged to step up efforts to fight corruption, which have been slow . Museveni, in power …

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