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November 1, 2017 9:43 AM Kilifi MP defends push for secession

Kilifi North MP Owen Baya has defended his push for Coast secession, saying it is not meant to divide locals. In an interview on Wednesday, the ODM legislator refuted claims by Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu that he was dividing Kilifi people with his call for secession. He said the county is more united under Governor Amason Kingi than before 10

October 24, 2017 1:47 PM Joho loses bid against poll petition

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho suffered a setback after the High Court dismissed his application to have an election petition struck out. He wanted the court to strike out the petition against his election filed by former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar and his running mate Ms Linda Shuma. “I decline to grant orders sought, the application is dismissed,” said Justice 10

October 23, 2017 2:54 PM Gen Mwathethe asked to keep off politics

Kilifi politicians want Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe to distance himself from Coast politics and remain professional. Speaking during an anti-election rally at Madunguni in Malindi, Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, who led a team of nine Opposition MPs, said the military should restrict itself to its duty of protecting citizens from external 5

October 23, 2017 1:08 PM MCA in court for calling Uhuru ‘caretaker president’

A Member of the County Assembly accused of calling President Uhuru Kenyatta a “caretaker President” has been charged with dissemination of information with the intent to prevent presidential elections scheduled for October 26. Airport Ward MCA Ibrahim Oyugi who appeared before Mombasa senior principal magistrate Francis Kyambia also faced another charged 16

October 22, 2017 8:10 AM Chief of Defence Forces Mwathethe warns politicians

Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe has asked politicians to desist from divisive talks ahead of the presidential election on Thursday. Addressing mourners during the burial of Murang'a Deputy OCPD Madaraka Mung’aro in Dabaso, Kilifi County, on Saturday, he warned that the current political situation could easily tear the country apart. "The country 5

October 21, 2017 9:04 PM Uhuru, Raila hidden cards as date with destiny approaches

It will be a week of long knives as Jubilee and NASA prepare to unleash the trump cards they have been hiding all along in the race to capture the country’s political power beneath each other’s feet. In what is expected to be a tense political week, each side is marshaling its supporters, lawyers and strategists for a final duel that may change the course 21

October 20, 2017 9:04 PM Tension as Mombasa MCA seized by police after calling for poll boycott

A contingent of armed officers on Thursday morning raided the home of a local Member of County Assembly and arrested him for allegedly calling for October 26 election boycott. About 60 officers are said to have stormed the home of Airport ward MCA Ibrahim Omondi alias Bomoa in Changamwe in Mombasa at dawn and whisked him to Changamwe Police Station before 4

October 13, 2017 10:35 AM NASA leaders, supporters teargassed in Mombasa anti-IEBC demo

Police, Opposition leaders and supporters have engaged in running battles in Mombasa County during demonstrations to push for reforms in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) ahead of the repeat presidential election scheduled for October 26. Some leaders and supporters allied to the National Super Alliance (NASA) were on Friday, October 12 teargassed 8

October 10, 2017 8:17 AM Kenya: Nasa Supporters Soldier on With Protests Despites Injuries

At least four people were injured and six arrested as National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters in various towns took to the streets to push for reforms at the electoral commission, including the resignation of chief executive Ezra Chiloba, before the October 26 presidential repeat poll is held. There were protests in Nairobi, Mombasa, Machakos, Makueni 3

October 7, 2017 6:09 AM One shot, supermarket looted as NASA demos turn ugly

A NASA supporter, Emanuel Konduto, 32, being treated at St Paul’s hospital in Homa Bay town on October 6, 2017. He sustained bullet injuries in Homa Bay town during anti-IEBC protest. [Photo:JAMES OMORO] A man was shot, a supermarket looted and several people injured as demonstrations by National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters over Independent Electoral 14