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SOCIETY

Tension As Vehicle Carrying Judge, Police And Court Employees Is Sprayed With Bullets

Tension has engulfed the residents of Lamu county after a vehicle ferrying a judge, police officers and court employees was ambushed by suspected Islamist militants and sprayed with bullets. A Senior Principal Magistrate, A prosecutor and a court clerk based at the Garsen Law courts were among the five people who narrowly survived the attack was launched as they left Kipini mobile courts for Garsen town.

  8 months ago ago
Tension As Vehicle Carrying Judge, Police And Court Employees Is Sprayed With Bullets

POLITICS

Coastal Region Commissioner Directs Chiefs To Dress Smartly and Iron Their Uniforms

Kenya is a devolved state that is operating under the new constitution that was promulgated in August 10th 2010. The Constitution introduced devolution that comprises of 47 counties that have regional commissioners who ensure peace and order prevails. Coastal Regional commissioner Mr. John Elungata addressing the citizens in one of social gathering in Tana Delta Sub-county, urged all chiefs in the area to ensure they dress well before attending to their duties.

  9 months ago ago
Coastal Region Commissioner Directs Chiefs To Dress Smartly and Iron Their Uniforms

MILITARY

Elungata Links Welders to Al-Shabaab

User Coast Regional Commissioner, John Elungata has linked welders operating in five towns that border the terror-prone Boni forest in Lamu toAl-Shabaab. Speaking during a tour to Witu in Lamu over the weekend, Mr Elungata said welders in Mokowe, Hindi, Mpeketoni, Kibaoni, and Witu were secretly cooperating with Al-Shabaab in terrorizing locals in the region.

  10 months ago ago
Elungata Links Welders to Al-Shabaab

HEALTH

One of The Five Coronavirus Patients Who Escaped From Mombasa Dies

Coast Regional Commissioner (RC) John Elungata has confirmed that one of the five coronavirus patients who had escaped from an isolation facility at Old Town in Mombasa has been found dead. The five people are among those who had been confirmed positive at Old Town, one of the worst hit areas in the country. They had fled with their families at detectives were trailing them to ensure that they do not spread the deadly virus to unsuspecting citizens. Mombasa governor Hassan Joho on Thursday slammed the five

  2 years ago ago
One of The Five Coronavirus Patients Who Escaped From Mombasa Dies

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Warning to Kenyans as They May be Staring at a Health Risk for Consuming Illegal Sugar

The government has been very strict in fighting illegal commodities in the country. In the latest report, government has nabbed 800 bags of contraband sugar that was being imported into the country illegally. According to the reports, the sugar was worth around Sh4 million. This sugar was seized and destroyed.

  1 year ago ago
Warning to Kenyans as They May be Staring at a Health Risk for Consuming Illegal Sugar

MILITARY

Good News to Lamu Residents After the Government Beefs up Security After the Latest Attacks

The government has sent more than 100 reserve police (NPR) officers to all Lamu villages witnessing the alleged killings and killings by Al-Shabaab terrorists to co-operate with other security forces in dealing with the terrorists. Coastal Security Coordinator John Elungata visited the affected areas and ordered the NPR to be deployed in rural areas in a bid to crack down on terrorists in Lamu.

  8 months ago ago
Good News to Lamu Residents After the Government Beefs up Security After the Latest Attacks

MILITARY

Top County Named as a Terrorist Hotspot With Two Chiefs Going Into Hiding After Being Threatened

Coast Regional Commissioner Mr John Elungata. Top security officials have named Kwale area as the source of terrorist incidents in the Coast region, with two chiefs going into hiding after being threatened with death. Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata said the county currently has two terrorist centers where people are trained in extremism before going on to carry out attacks in and out of the country.

  8 months ago ago
Top County Named as a Terrorist Hotspot With Two Chiefs Going Into Hiding After Being Threatened

SOCIETY

Kilifi Police Arrest Suspects Over Gruesome Murder Of Three Tycoons And Property Extortion

(Photo Courtesy) A couple of days ago three tycoons toured Jungu village over a parcel of land. Having been strangers in the region, they were not familiar with the roads Drama evolved after the strangers consulted children that were playing at Jungu village about directions to the parcel of land.

  1 year ago ago
Kilifi Police Arrest  Suspects Over Gruesome Murder Of Three Tycoons And Property Extortion

POLITICS

Relief to All Kenyan as Good News is Reported

Daily Nation Media Group has today reported that the Ongoing construction of the kshs 1.9 gloating bridge Project will be completed by December 15th, 2020. During an inspection tour, Coast regional commissioner John Elungata said “we should be able to see people safely and easily crossing from one side of Mombasa to the other.” Also, Speaking to Nation, Mr. Elungata said the project, which was developed to ease pressure at the Likoni channel, is also expected to enable tourists, who traditionally throng

  1 year ago ago
Relief to All Kenyan as Good News is Reported

TRAVEL

Ban on Night Travel Lifted in Lamu Route Eight Years On

User The ban on night travel that has existed on the Lamu-Witu-Garsen road for over eight years has been lifted. The national government has, however, lifted the ban partially where only cargo vehicle transporters will operate at any time, be it day or night. Public Service Vehicle (PSV) providers shall however continue to adhere to the ban until further notice.

  10 months ago ago
Ban on Night Travel Lifted in Lamu Route Eight Years On

BUSINESS

Mombasa Kilifi Kwale Transporters plea

Transporters, traders and commuters in Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale Counties are appealing to the county and national governments to cushion them with food as well as other daily essentials as they brace for the Thursday partial lockdown. The residents are further appealing to the government to review the inter-county travel ban, consolidating the three counties to one to allow ease of business. Meanwhile the government has erected 14 roadblocks across the 3 counties to enforce the president's directive. Half

  2 years ago ago
Mombasa Kilifi Kwale Transporters plea

SOCIETY

'It Was Not Al Shabaab' Fresh Details Of The Lamu Attack Emerge As Assailants Are Named

The attack that was witnessed at Widho in Lamu county where six people lost their lives after their houses were set ablaze has taken a fresh twist after new details emerged about the incident that happened on Monday morning. Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata has set the record straight about the perpetrators behind the ordeal and has dismissed reports doing rounds that the Al Shabaab militia was behind the attack.

  9 months ago ago
'It Was Not Al Shabaab' Fresh Details Of The Lamu Attack Emerge As Assailants Are Named

SOCIETY

Just in: 'Disco matangas' in the Coast region banned

Coast Regional Commissioner Mr. John Elungata has banned night vigil festivities popularly known as ‘Disco Matangas’ in the Coast region as a way of curbing crime and immorality among the teens during the seven weeks of school holiday. The regional boss said night discos are the source of insecurity and said such gatherings have been banned for promoting insecurity and social ills like teenage pregnancies and drug abuse.

  6 months ago ago
Just in: 'Disco matangas' in the Coast region banned

POLITICS

“We'll Arrest You" Government Warns Coastal Leaders Against Smuggling Voters

Coast regional coordinator John Elungata on Tuesday warned politicians against ferrying non-locals from one county to another ahead of the 2022 polls. This after some reports from Lamu county security department revealed that some politicians are allegedly smuggling people from other parts of the country to increase their votes leading to other issues like increased number of squatters and a spike in land-related conflicts.

  10 months ago ago
“We'll Arrest You

HEALTH

Kenya Government optimismic cases of Covid-19 in Old Town Mombasa county will decline in 13days

Interior Chief Administrative Secretary Hussein Dado and Coast regional commissioner John Elungata have said residents have headed government calls to stay home that was crucial in minimising spread of Corona virus. Hours after their address to Old Town residents the ministry of health announced 10 new Covid 19 infections in Mombasa bringing the county's caseload to 237.  Dado said loaders will be screened and allowed into Mombasa Old port to facilitate the loading to small ships delivering goods to Zanzib

  2 years ago ago
Kenya Government optimismic cases of Covid-19 in Old Town Mombasa county will decline in 13days

SOCIETY

Government to Provide Security to Elderly Witchcraft Suspects in Coast Region

Coast Regional Coordinator John Elungata has instructed all chiefs in Kilifi County to compile a list or elderly people 50 years of age or older and ensure they are protected from attack.

  1 year ago ago
Government to Provide Security to Elderly Witchcraft Suspects in Coast Region