Report emerging indicates that government has announced plans to review the curfew that was imposed on some parts of Lamu County in early this year following a wave of attacks that claimed more than seven lives and left many families displaced. In a statement issued on today, Interior Cabinet Secretary Hon Fred Matiang’i, said the review will be made following a meeting with security officials in the coastal region.
In Summary •“We will review the actions we took in Lamu to see if we can lift the curfew if life (in the County) has become normal,” the CS said. •The CS who was speaking at the Kenya Coast Guard Services headquarters in Liwatoni said the Government had ramped up security along the Kenyan coastline and in other water bodies in the country as part of the preparations for the general elections.
Seven foreigners has lost their lives after their boat capsized in the Kenyan Coast. The boat is said to have been overpowered by the strength of the waves in the Indian Ocean. Eight other foreigners, all Comorians, were rescued by fisherman who managed to spot their small engine boat which was tied with a white piece of cloth floating in the Indian Ocean.
A boat carrying 15 foreigners capsized in Kenya's Coast on Monday, August 9 killing seven. Eight other foreigners, all Comorians, were rescued after the boat was overpowered by waves in the Indian Ocean. Those who survived were rescued on Monday afternoon by fishermen who spotted their small engine boat tied with a white piece of cloth floating in the Indian Ocean.
Two more bodies were found on Wednesday after a boat had capsized in lake Victoria near pier beach in Homabay country.This now brings the number of deaths to four after two bodies had been retrieved on Tuesday. The search for the other seven bodies is still ongoing.The seven are Among the 19 passengers who were on board from Homabay to pier beach heading to Ndhuru beach in Northern Suba before the boat capsized just 400 metres from landing site.