Mwakwere vs Mvurya fight shapes up  in Msambweni by-election

Mwakwere vs Mvurya fight shapes up in Msambweni by-election

The governor of Kwale Salim Mvurya and former cabinet minister Chirau Mwakwere are rehearsing for another vicious political fight in the impending Msambweni constituency by-election. The two regional political heavyweights faced off each other in the last general elections for the governor’s seat. And even though Mvurya was declared winner,...

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Mombasa Cement in fight with politicians for billions land

Mombasa Cement in fight with politicians for billions land

A land ownership dispute in Kilifi county pitting a cement manufacturer and some politicians has spilled over to the corridors of justice. Local politicians and some residents claim the cement firm used an illegal process to acquire the disputed prime parcels of land at Vipingo area and should therefore be...

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Mvurya, Kwale speaker poll showdown looms

Mvurya, Kwale speaker poll showdown looms

Kwale governor Salim Mvurya’s succession plans have become uncertain after county assembly speaker Sammy Ruwa declared his candidature for governorship in 2022. The speaker who is doing his second term hails from the same Duruma sub-tribe of Mijikenda with Mvurya, hence complicating the governor’s succession equation. Mvurya has not hidden...

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Man found dead next governor’s residence

A boda boda rider was found dead next to the official residence of Governor Amason Kingi along Old Ferry road on Tuesday, July 10. The rider, only identified as Gift, was killed by a passenger he had picked at night from a busstop at Kibaoni. The deceased had marks all...

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