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POLITICS

Good News To Ruto's Allies As CS Matiangi Make This Move After Itumbi's Drama

Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang' i has now promised all female Political aspirants in Lamu County total security as they campaign for the 2022 General Election. This is one step that will aid United Democratic Alliance, UDA party candidate who has cone out to contest for the position of governor ahead of 2022 August general election.

  5 months ago ago
Good News To Ruto's Allies As CS Matiangi Make This Move After Itumbi's Drama

SOCIETY

Police Officer Murders Himself In Lamu

(photos courtesy) Police officer in faza police station in lamu woke up to a rude shock after one of the senior officer was found dangling from a tree at the station. According to sources senior officer had just returned from a holiday only to be found dead with a rope on his neck. To make matters worse he also left a not indicating the reason he took his own life, leaving many confused and in panic in the station. OB Statement LAMU COUNTY. Lamu East Sub county. FAZA Police Station. SIYU Police Post. SUBJECT

  1 year ago ago
Police Officer Murders Himself  In Lamu

HEALTH

Illiterate Doctor Wins The Hearts of Many for Treating Stingray Sting Victims in Lamu

User Idhirari Kurae has become every household’s name in Lamu County following his unique way of treating stingray sting. The 60-year-old father of four from Rasini Village in Faza Island was initially employed as a casual labourer for the Lamu health department in 1986. He has not studied any medical related profession but his unique skills and talent in treating patients of stingray sting landed him a permanent job as one the Lamu health professionals, a job he did for 35 years.

  8 months ago ago
Illiterate Doctor Wins The Hearts of Many for Treating Stingray Sting Victims in Lamu

SOCIETY

Another Senior police officer found dead, fears mount over demonic sacrifices

There was panic and fear earlier in the day after a senior officer was found dead in a bizarre scene leading to shock among his junior staff. The body of the officer was stumbled upon by a fellow colleague early in the morning when he was going to relieve himself. According to the Facebook page run by uniformed personnel 'Officers on Operation', a report was made at Siyu police post by Constable Patrick Mbatu over a body hanging from a tree within the police quarters compound. The senior officer Corporal Calif

  1 year ago ago
Another Senior police officer found dead, fears mount over demonic sacrifices

SOCIETY

Siwezitolewa Kafara! Lamu Officer Commits Suicide, Leaves Alarming Note

The officer who hanged himself in Lamu(source. police) A police officer based at Chatini police station in Lamu county has committed suicide by hanging himself. The body of Police constable Calif Mumo from Kitui county was discovered hanging from a neem tree by a another officer who had gone for a short call. According to a police report seen by Opera news, the officer left a devastating suicide note. "It was reported by PC Patrick Mbatu of Siyu police post at around 0630 hours as he went for a short call he

  1 year ago ago
Siwezitolewa Kafara! Lamu Officer Commits Suicide, Leaves Alarming Note

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Food Drive Kicks Off In Lamu East Targeting Over 3000 Households In Faza Ward

Over 3000 households in Faza ward are set to receive food aid under the County Government sponsored food drive aimed at easing the effects of drought on Lamu residents. The program was initiated by Governor Fahim Twaha's administration in late 2021 in response to prolonged drought and the impacts of the global pandemic COVID-19, which affected all sectors and brought the fishing sector to a grinding halt.

  3 months ago ago
Food Drive Kicks Off In Lamu East Targeting Over 3000 Households In Faza Ward

SOCIETY

Siwezi Tolewa Kafara! Panic As A Policeman Commits Suicide In Lamu After Fearing To Be Sacrificed

Photo|Courtesy There has been more panic and tension created in lamu after a policeman is reportedly to have commited suicide in Lamu.The case was filed at Faza Police Station and Siyu Police Station in Lamu Sub-County.The deceased whose name is Calif Mumo Rodgers hails from Kitui County in Mbitini Sub-Location.The deceased body was seen hanging on a neem tree with a nylon rope around his neck which was about two feet from his neck.The body did not have any physical injuries noted but something unbelievable

  1 year ago ago
Siwezi Tolewa Kafara! Panic As A Policeman Commits Suicide In Lamu After Fearing To Be Sacrificed

CRIME

19 year Girl in Lamu commits suicide for allegedly catching Boyfriend cheating on her

Residents in Faza town , Lamu county have been shocked by news of 19 year old girl committing suicide in the area after allegedly been dumped by boyfriend. According to the news from the police the teenage decided to part ways with her life on Friday after she caught her self in love triangle. Her body was found hanging inside their family kitchen girl in Faza town, Lamu East on Friday. Speaking about the incident, Lamu East OCPD Emmanuel Okanda said, “We are still investigating but we understand the youn

  1 year ago ago
19 year Girl in Lamu commits suicide for allegedly catching Boyfriend cheating on her

ENVIRONMENT

Women Leading In Mangrove Conservation Efforts as 500, 000 Acres Planted in Lamu

User Women associations in Lamu have successfully managed to initiate programs that have seen massive reforestation of mangrove forests that were exploited in the region in previous years. The women associations mostly from Pate, Faza and Ndau islands in Lamu East as well as those in Kililana and Kwasasi in Lamu West have undertaken various tree planting exercises that have seen more than 500,000 acres of mangrove planted.

  8 months ago ago
Women Leading In Mangrove Conservation Efforts as 500, 000 Acres Planted in Lamu

CRIME

Lamu: Detectives Gun Down Gang Who Attacked Police With Machete

One suspect has been gunned down and another escaped with a gunshot wound following a dramatic shoot out in Faza, Lamu county. Police say the duo attacked two police officers at a footbridge on the night of The, August 06, at a foot bridge. "It was reported that Police Constable Matthew Kiprono and PC Sila Amala both of Siyu Police Post were returning from Siyu village when they had gone to take supper," "On a foot bridge 100 meters East of the police post, the said police officers were attacked from behind

  1 year ago ago
Lamu: Detectives Gun Down Gang Who Attacked Police With Machete

BUSINESS

Relief for Over 3000 Residents of Lamu as Electricity is Restored after Two Weeks of Blackout

User There is relief for residents of Pate and Faza Islands in Lamu East after the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) restored electricity after two weeks of total power blackout. The islands which are home to over 3000 people were plunged in the darkness due to mechanical breakdown of the 1500KW capacity Off-Grid Power Station which has been in operation in the area since April 2016. In a statement, Lamu County KPLC Business Manager Bernard Kataka said his office has worked hard to ensure the electricity

  1 year ago ago
Relief for Over 3000 Residents of Lamu as Electricity is Restored after Two Weeks of Blackout

SOCIETY

Increased Suicide Cases Worry Residents

User Residents in Lamu villages affected by frequent cases of suicide and machete attacks are agitating for a special team of psychiatrists to be sent to the concerned areas to provide guidance and counseling to the locals. Villages which are worst hit by suicide incidents and people attacking and killing one another include Mulei, Wiyoni, Mpeketoni, Matanya, Majembeni, Faza, Hindi and some parts of Witu. Speaking to journalists, the residents said they were tired of attending burials involving people who killed

  1 year ago ago
Increased Suicide Cases Worry Residents

SOCIETY

Donkey Owners in Lamu Worried After Fresh Details Emerge from the Coastal Area

Donkey owners in Lamu County are increasingly worried about the fate of their transport business, after many of their customers turn to bodaboda transport. The donkey industry has been Lamu's main mode of transport since ancient times, considering that the majority of the population lives in the archipelago and it is difficult to use other means of transportation such as cars. More than 10,000 donkeys are found in Lamu County, the majority of which are those used to transport people and goods on the islands

  1 year ago ago
Donkey Owners in Lamu Worried After Fresh Details Emerge from the Coastal Area

AGRICULTURE

Fishermen In Lamu Push Government To Revive Fishing Cooperative Societies

User Fishermen in Lamu are pushing for the revival and empowerment of key fishing cooperatives societies in the region to help boost the sector. Renowned fishing cooperatives such as Faza, Kizingitini and Kiunga, all in Lamu East which is the region's fishing hub have been dormant for years with efforts by area leaders and locals to retract them having borne no fruits. Speaking to journalists in Lamu, the fisher folk questioned why the county and national governments have not been keen in ensuring such cooperatives

  1 year ago ago
Fishermen In Lamu Push Government To Revive Fishing Cooperative Societies

SOCIETY

Good News To Kenyans As The Decomposing Body Of Lobster Fisherman Retrieved, See What Transpired

The body of Mbwana Badi was recouped on Saturday evening at the Kwa Buku beach area in Faza island by a squad of divers from the County Disaster Response and volunteer local divers. The family members of the deceased reported that Mbwana Badi was missing after he failed to come back home to Rasini village, Faza island from his venture. According to news reported by the star, it is believed that the deceased was overpowered by the rough tides that are being experienced in the Indian Ocean and drowned. The recovery

  1 year ago ago
Good News To Kenyans As The Decomposing Body Of Lobster Fisherman Retrieved, See What Transpired

SOCIETY

Concern Raised Over Lamu’s Footbridge of Death

User Residents of Faza in Lamu East have accused the government for continued endangerment of lives by refusing to reconstruct and expand their only footbridge in the area. For several years, residents have witnessed frequent accidents and deaths caused by the narrowness of the Faza footbridge. The bridge which was built two decades ago is the only means of transport for the over 3000 Faza residents, most of whom are fishermen who depend on it for travel in and out of the village.

  9 months ago ago
Concern Raised Over Lamu’s Footbridge of Death

CRIME

19 Year Old Commits Suicide in Lamu Over a Man

A 19year old girl in lamu has shocked residents of Lamu County after he committed suicide due to what is termed as misunderstanding between her and her boyfriend after catching his cheating on her. "We are still investigating but we understand the young lady had found out her boyfriend had another girl. She didn’t leave any note. We also understand she quarreled with some girls shortly before she took her life and we are looking into that too,” Lamu East OCPD Emmanuel Okanda said explaining why he beli

  1 year ago ago
19 Year Old Commits Suicide in Lamu Over a Man