Posts Tagged “Mombasa County”

e-Parking To Bring In Profits In Mombasa

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e-Parking To Bring In Profits In Mombasa

Mombasa county launches electronic vehicle parking (e-parking) to boost revenue collection. This, according to the county administrators,  is the start of a journey to digitise services in all its 10 departments. Finance executive Mariam Mbaruk said the automation of parking fees collection will promote efficiency and stanch revenue leaks. The e-parking services, the first of its kind…

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Hassan Joho Automates Revenue Generating streams for his County

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Hassan Joho Automates Revenue Generating streams for his County

Mombasa government marks a major milestone today as the county launches electronic vehicle parking (e-parking) to boost revenue collection. In the last financial year the county collected Sh3.1 billion in revenue but now seeks Sh3.9 billion this financial year. This is the start of a journey that will see the Governor Hassan Joho-led administration digitise…

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Sultan Joho wins the hosting rights of a historic world event

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Sultan Joho wins the hosting rights of a historic world event

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has been on the receiving end in the recent times receiving numerous recognition. This has helped Mombasa on the map with his county winning rights of major events. Can we say all this good tidings are tied his truce with President Uhuru Kenyatta are these are fruits of the handshake?…

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Uproar against Mombasa’s plan to use Sh10billion on salaries

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Uproar against Mombasa’s plan to use Sh10billion on salaries

Mombasa, intends to burn through Sh10.1 billion on salaries and stipends in the 2019/2020 monetary year, as indicated by a draft financial methodology that has caused turmoil among residents and civil groups. The area anticipates total revenue increment from Sh13.5 billion to about Sh14.6 billion. Sh10.6 billion of the assessed income will originate from the…

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Mombasa County to launch  feedback system set to improve  service delivery

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Mombasa County  to launch  feedback system set to improve  service delivery

Mombasa  County Government has today revealed its plan to   launch a  feedback system in the  efforts to improve service delivery. This comes after the County Government of Mombasa through the Department of Trade, Tourism & Investment held a sensitization programme to the members of the business community on the Business-to-Government (B2G) Feedback System. The feedback…

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Mombasa City  to host the first African Congress on Disability

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Mombasa City  to host the first African Congress on Disability

Mombasa City has been selected to host the first African Congress on Disability. This comes at a time where disability mainstreaming is a top agenda in the County Government of Mombasa. Earlier today, the County government of Mombasa welcomed this exciting opportunity announcing that the Congress will be held on 24th_27th July 2019 at the…

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Text Message to Matiang’i sends police commanders in Mombasa to a frenzy

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Text Message to Matiang’i sends police commanders in Mombasa to a frenzy

A short text message (SMS) to Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i by a Mombasa resident has caused panic among police commanders in the region. According to People Daily, the message was protesting the betting and gaming machines in Likoni. The gambling machines were banned by the government last year. “Hi sir, there’s a bar in Likoni, Mombasa that…

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KDF Impostor using police equipment arrested

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KDF Impostor using police equipment arrested

A multi-agency security team based in Mombasa, on Wednesday night, arrested a Kenya Defence Forces Impostor in possession of police equipment. According to the police, the suspect, Moses Kioko, 35, could have links to a terror cell.   Kisauni Sub-county commander Christopher Limo revealed that the police recovered high-tech police radio communication gadgets and a vehicle. “Police also…

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Joho loses big in the latest revenue allocation as Sonko sets to eat life with a big spoon

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Joho loses big in the latest revenue allocation as Sonko sets to eat life with a big spoon

Didn’t it utilize the last revenue allocation? Or is it having less projects to handle? Mombasa county’s revenue allocation has been reduced by Sh1 billion even as Nairobi received the highest allocation. Counties will receive a total of Sh310 billion from the national government. Nairobi has been allocated Sh15.5 billion for the 2019-20 financial year,…

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Man throws self into ocean from Nyali bridge on Valentine’s day

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Man throws self into ocean from Nyali bridge on Valentine’s day

Today being a day of celebrating your loved one some thinks Valentine Day is the capitalists’ strategy of increasing their sales on the market. A man in his 40s has been  rescued after he threw himself into the Indian Ocean in Mombasa on the morning of Valentin’s day. The reason for his action remain unknown,…

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check out the Kenyan lady giving men sleepless nights

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check out the Kenyan lady giving men sleepless nights

Forget about Vera, neither is Huddah a competitor to this queen from Mombasa. Her photos and mode of dressing is worth ruling out other socialites. Trisha Khalid might not be famous like other socialites but her beauty speaks for itself. View this post on Instagram I’m happy😂😂Bitches hate that!! Outfit @jat_house A post shared by…

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Mombasa County bids to host world class conference

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Mombasa County bids to host  world class conference

  Mombasa has been shortlisted alongside other three cities as the preferred hosts for a prestigious convention;  the International Desalination Association World Congress. The counties bid to host the IDA World Congress received a major boost when they yesterday  received a delegation from the International Desalination Association to assess the suitability of Mombasa as a preferred host…

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Unmask!How slay queens are using dump site to hide their darkest secret

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Unmask!How slay queens are using dump site to hide their darkest secret

They say children are blessings from God, however some slay queens are not familiar with the phrase. Cases of newborn being found dumped is on the rise. Today, residents of Bombolulu area in Mombasa County were left in shock after two new born babies were found dumped in a local dump site. The babies who…

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Government allocates millions to revamp top tourism attraction sites in Mombasa

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Government allocates millions to revamp top tourism attraction sites in Mombasa

  The National Government has allocated a 660 million Kenyan Shillings to regenerate top two sites to world class standards & attract more tourists to Mombasa and the coast region. These are two sites in Mombasa (Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach and Mama Ngina Waterfront Park, which are named after the First President and his wife…

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Heartless Landlord locks up pupils in school for 3 days over rent arrears

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Heartless Landlord locks up pupils in school for 3 days over rent arrears

There was drama in Eton School, Mombasa County, after a parent protested the landlord’s decision to lock in 30 pupils over rent arrears. It is alleged that the landlord had locked in the pupils for three days after the school failed to pay an outstanding rent of one month. According to the parent, it was…

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Mombasa reborn: Joho’s giant steps in facelifting the City

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Mombasa reborn: Joho’s giant steps in facelifting the City

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has shared his commitment in ensuring that the Mombasa City remains clean and reduce dumping. The Governor has been keen to ensure that his county remains among the top attraction for tourists so as they can earn revenue through that sector. Yesterday, the governor was accompanied by officials from the…

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Mysterious fire kills middle age woman in Mombasa

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Mysterious fire kills middle age woman in Mombasa

A 60-year-old woman has died after fire destroyed a makuti-thatched house in Likoni, Mombasa. Madongani village elder, Bakari Juma Kandi’s wife was burnt beyond recognition in the Wednesday night inferno. Mr Kandi told the Nation during his wife’s burial on Thursday afternoon that he was rescued by youths through the window. The elder, who sustained burns on…

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Matiang’i bans disco matanga’ in Coastal region to curb insecurity

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Matiang’i bans disco matanga’  in Coastal region to curb insecurity

Residents from the Coastal region of Kenya will have to bury their kins without holding music celebrations after Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i banned all night mourning events, popularly known as disco matangas. Speaking after a consultative meeting with security stakeholders in the Mombasa, Matiang’i attributed the increased rape case in the region to the disco matangas saying that…

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Why Mama Ngina Drive will be the new outbreak of tourists in Mombasa

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Why Mama Ngina Drive will be the new outbreak of tourists in Mombasa

  Uhuru Kenyatta has today received the  Tourism Sector Performance Report 2018  from the Ministry of Tourism  CS Najob Balala at State House. The report highlights international tourist arrivals, domestic tourism performance and tourism receipts. Kenyatta said that Kenya has seen tremendous growth in the sector with tourism receipts growing by 31.26% to 157.3 billion in…

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Aisha Jumwa Lashes Out at Governor Joho For Dumping Her at the Altar

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Aisha Jumwa Lashes Out at Governor Joho For Dumping Her at the Altar

Aisha Jumwa, a once fierce defender of Raila Odinga and the ODM Party now turned rebel is in a political battle of her lifetime. Once considered Raila Odinga’s favourite, Jumwa is now in a fight to keep her position at the ODM party for dining with an enemy, William Ruto. Jumwa has seen little support…

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Mombasa organizes 10 day Festival to revamp tourism activities

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Mombasa organizes 10 day Festival to revamp tourism activities

  One of the Key sources of revenue in Mombasa county is on the tourism sector. In the efforts to keep these activities alive and attract tourists, the Mombasa Count is said to organized a 10 day day Festival at the Shelly Beach in Likoni The main intention of the festival was  to revamp tourism activities…

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Fred Matiang’i reveals dangerous vigilante group he will finish in 2019

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Fred Matiang’i reveals dangerous vigilante group he will finish in 2019

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said the long arm of government will catch up with criminals at Kiasuni area in Mombasa county after Christmas celebrations ended on a sad note when revellers at a village in Kisauni, Mombasa County, were attacked by a panga-wielding gang. The no nonsense CS said he would deal ruthlessly…

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Revealed!Why County 001 had the shortest New Year’s celebrations

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Revealed!Why County 001 had the shortest New Year’s celebrations

Unlike other places where New year’s eve celebrations went down till late, residents of Mombasa County only enjoyed fireworks display for five minutes while their counterparts from other regions did it for as long as they pleased. Mombasa County Commissioner Evans Achokiexplained that he had received numerous applications for fireworks but could only grant them under…

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“Mombasa si raha tena” Photos of overcrowded beaches irk Kenyans

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“Mombasa si raha tena” Photos of overcrowded beaches irk Kenyans

The famous Mombasa Raha phrase is now wearing out as the festive season is marked with overcrowded beaches which Kenyans say beats the purpose of a vacation. Many prefer a quiet time and this is just not it. Everyone wishes to go to the coast and interesting how they all opt to go during the…

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How Business is Booming in Mombasa this Festive Season

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How Business is Booming in Mombasa this Festive Season

The first cruise ship of the September- March tourist season docked at Mombasa Port with 1048 passengers on board on Monday. The ship christened MV Nautica, from Seychelles docked at 6am with 648 passengers and 400 crew members. It’s the third time the ship is docking at the port in a span of three years…

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Why Coastal hotel owners are smiling all the way to the bank

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Why Coastal hotel owners are smiling all the way to the bank

Local and international tourists are flooding the  coastal part of Kenya ,thanks to the Christmas festivals which has already kicked off. Tourism and hospitality industry players in Mombasa County said hotels and guest houses have recorded an average of 20 per cent increase in bookings at this period compared to last year same time. “Most…

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Joho’s ally jailed for six months

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Joho’s ally jailed for six months

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho on Wednesday suffered a major setback after his Finance CEC Maryam Abdillahi was sentenced to six months in jail. Justice John Mativo ordered Police to arrest and place Ms Abdillahi in civil jail after she failed to honor several court orders made by the Mombasa High Courts. “You are further…

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No one is above the law!Cabinet minister sentenced to jail

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No one is above the law!Cabinet minister sentenced to jail

High court has sentenced Mombasa County Finance Executive (CEC) Maryam Abdillahi to six months in jail on. Justice John Mativo directed the police to arrest Abdillahi for disobeying a court order. The authorities were directed to communicate to the court the date and the manner in which the order will be executed or reasons as to why, if not executed. In November, Justice David…

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‘Haki yetu’ Mombasa traders stage protest against Joho while county demolishes stalls

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‘Haki yetu’ Mombasa traders stage protest against Joho while county demolishes stalls

They are not going down without a fight. Traders from Jomo Kenyatta beach in Mombasa county paralysed transport between Bamburi Junction and Bamburi Mtamboni to protest over demolition of their stalls by the county government. The traders staged protests after a number of their stalls were set on fire by the county security officers under…

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Youth gangs quickly becoming a threat to booming tourism sector at the Coast

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Youth gangs quickly becoming a threat to booming tourism sector at the Coast

  Crime in Mombasa is at an all time and could be a threat to the booming tourism industry especially towards the festive season that attracts many locals and foreigners down to the Coast to celebrate the Christmas holiday and usher in the new year. Residents in Kisauni and Nyali constituencies are now living in…

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