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By The Coast Newspaper Reporter Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission will start lifestyle audit for county government workers in a bid to fight corruption, EACC vice chairperson Sophia Lepuchirit has said. Speaking at the Taita Taveta governor’s…
By The Coast Reporter Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Lack of systems to combat corruption has led to the increase of Corruption in the county governments across the country. This is according to a research conducted recently by the Ethics and…
By Yahya Ahmed Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke A storm is brewing in Barsuba area within Lamu County with a section of residents questioning the citizenship of the current ward representative Dekoo Bana Barisa whom they allege is a Somali refugee.…
By Yahya Ahmed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Lamu County Governor Fahim Twaha has revealed that the previous county government may have embezzled Kshs 477 million, money meant for proposed projects within the county. Governor Twaha claims that though the projects were…
By Peter Kombe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Devolution and Planning Mwangi Kiunjuri has called on the opposition Coalition NASA to stop politicking and embrace the Judicial ruling delivered by the Supreme Court early in the week. Addressing…
By The Coast Newspaper Reporter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Tana River Governor Dhadho Godhana has lashed on Members of his county Assembly for throwing out his list of nominees to the county executive committee CeC’s. Major (rtd) Godhana said it was…
By The Coast Reporter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Civil Society Organizations in Mombasa County want the leader of National Resistance Movement NRM Raila Odinga to offer alternative products for those he called on his supporters to boycott them. Led by Executive…
By The Coast Reporter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Taita-Taveta County Governor Granton Samboja has officially unveiled his cabinet after a swearing in ceremony held early this week outside the County Government offices in Wundanyi town. The governor implored that its upon …
By The Coast Reporter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website www.thecoast.co.ke Taita-Taveta County Governor Granton Samboja has officially unveiled his cabinet after a swearing in ceremony held early this week outside the County Government offices in Wundanyi town. The governor implored that its upon …

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The government has assured Kenyans that it is determined, firm and ready to protect her citizens from both internal and external threats.

Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe confirmed it is confident in the professionalism and competence of all state institutions in carrying out their mandate of protecting Kenyans.

Speaking to journalists in Mombasa on Thursday, the government official assured Kenyans that the country is more stabilized and business is back to normalcy urging Kenyans to remain vigilant by protecting the general welfare insisting that terrorism is still a threat to the state.

“Government is determined and confident in the professionalism and competence of state utilities and therefore ready to defend Kenyans from both internal and external threats.” He said

Kiraithe stated that the national military wing is working in a more conducive atmosphere enjoying the best morale from the government.

The spokesperson said the government being determined to protect the democratic rights of her citizens and far more concerned on the ongoing political discourse.

He however argued that the country may be derailed to unnecessary political conflicts if Kenyans will not remain vigilant.

“This country may be derailed if Kenyans will not remain vigilant.” He stated

On the issue of Migingo Island, the government official said he is optimistic that the matter will not affect the relationship of the two countries though he urged both parties to abide by the law.

He called on those directly involved to handle the matter with care by initiate dialogue so as to arrive to a lasting solution.

“I urge both parties to abide by the law.” Kiraithe said

Kiraithe insisted NASA’s, resisting of state enterprises and the suspension of the constitution are aimed at maiming the economic power to millions of Kenyans.

Concerning the ongoing Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education Examinations the government spokesperson urged Kenyans to provide a good learning atmosphere that will enable the candidates sit their examination without any interference.

He gave out a stern warning to all those who will disrupt the examination exercise insisting that they will face a full force of the law.

“Those who will disrupt the national exercise will face the law.” The official insisted

On the issue of Laikipia County where over 70 heads of cattle were shot dead, Kiraithe outlined that the government will conduct further investigations in a bid to whether discern whether the shooting was done by police officers.

Responding to the question of secession Kiraithe said the issue is politically inclined insisting that everything should be done within the frame work of the law.

He pointed out that those behind the call for secession are seeking for political relevance after sensing that they will be out of power come 2022

“I want to ask those behind the call to conduct their activities within the law and I insist that secession is not within the law and cannot serve the people of Kenya.” He said

Mombasa and Kilifi County governors Hassan Ali Joho and Amason Kingi respectively are demanding for secession citing marginalization of their people.

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