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August 19, 2017 9:43 AM Waititu sworn in, to barely contained cheer, as Kiambu governor

By KEN MACHARIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 19 – Ferdinand Waititu was on Saturday sworn in as the governor of Kiambu with Turkana governor Josphat Nanok also scheduled for swearing in, in his case for a second term. Waititu and his deputy James Nyoro took their Oath of Office at the Ndumberi Grounds while Nanok and his deputy Lotethiro Peter Emuria will be sworn 1

August 12, 2017 6:46 AM Why Joho, Kingi emerged stronger from this elections and deserve the opposition mantle after Raila

Mombasa’s Hassan Joho and Kilifi’s Amason Kingi could be Kenya’s next king makers following an impressive performance for their party in Tuesday’s elections. The two cemented their position in ODM and NASA after they delivered a resounding victory for the opposition coalition, retaining their seats while rebuffing Jubilee’s charm offensive in the region 1

August 11, 2017 8:22 AM Nasa wins most seats in Coast

The National Super Alliance won most of the seats at the Coast in the August 8 General Election, cementing its popularity in the region. Jubilee after a fall out with the party, beat Wiper candidate Chirau Mwakwere and ODM’s Issa Kipera to bag the seat. Jubilee further scooped the Lamu gubernatorial seat through former MP Fahim Twaha. Incumbent governor 6

July 24, 2017 8:56 AM Blame Jubilee for your woes, Kingi tells EPZ workers

Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi has assured workers in the Export Processing Zones (EPZ) in the county that their working conditions will improve if they vote for Nasa leaders in the August 8 polls. Speaking at Kikambala in Kilifi on Sunday after meeting more than 500 workers from different EPZ companies in the county, the governor said the current tough 2

July 23, 2017 2:49 PM GALOC Poll: Governor Kingi ahead by 72 per cent

Exactly 15 days before the general elections, a new poll by Green Agenda Company Limited (GALOC) has shown that Kilifi County governor Amason Kingi will win a re-election beat against his two rivals . According to the research, Kingi of the Orange Democratic Party (ODM) win the race overwhelmingly by 72percent followed by former Labour minister Kazungu 3

July 17, 2017 7:17 PM Uhuru calls for evacuation in parts of Lamu, warns insurgents

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for evacuation of residents in insecure parts of Lamu and vowed vengeance against insurgents behind recent killing of security officers and civilians. The President described the insurgents as terrorists who should be greeted “with fire” and promised to “bury them” in a scathing speech that also called on local leaders 12

July 16, 2017 8:18 PM Uhuru, Joho trade harsh words in rival rallies

President Uhuru Kenyatta and governors Amason Kingi of Kilifi and Hassan Ali Joho of Mombasa exchanged harsh words as they addressed separate rallies in Kilifi and Mombasa yesterday. Uhuru addressed rallies in Malindi and Kilifi counties and later at Jomvu in Mombasa, where he accused the governors of inciting disaffection against him and sabotaging 4

July 16, 2017 9:48 AM Governor Kingi and Jumwa issue stern warning to IEBC

Malindi parliamentary aspirant Aisha Jumwa has accused the IEBC of plotting to lock her out of the polls. Jumwa, the Kilifi Woman MP, was on Friday summoned by Malindi IEBC officials and warned that she risks being barred from running over allegations of hate speech. Jumwa and Governor Amason Kingi asked IEBC on Saturday not to interfere with the campaigns 7

July 15, 2017 6:32 PM Coast counties next battlefront for President Uhuru, Raila

Jubilee and Opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) will renew their rivalry over the Coast votes when their top leaders embark on campaign rallies in Kilifi and Mombasa counties. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto will be in Malindi town and Mombasa, according to the DP’s spokesman David Mugonyi. As the Jubilee principals invade 7

July 13, 2017 2:25 PM Kwale County to launch free street Wi-Fi

Kwale County plans to launch free street Wi-Fi in Baraza Park and Ukunda as well as an online services portal dubbed KwalePay, using the high-speed Internet set up in the county by Liquid Telecom Kenya. According to the County ICT Director Juma Kingi, KwalePay is a one-stop online shop to all the county government’s services, including applying for business 12