Willis Oketch

Promotion interviews for 36,505 teachers to begin on December 4

By Willis Oketch   2023-11-10 20:15:01

TSC CEO Nancy Macharia called on the teachers to apply for promotions, saying interviews will start on December 4. She regretted that in the past the exercise attracted few applicants.

Intrigues: KPA disowns oil importer's papers

By Willis Oketch   2023-11-14 20:06:45

KPA has disowned businesswoman’s documents. It says the oil belongs to a different company.

Use mobile labs for JSS in remote areas, key State agency advises

By Willis Oketch   2023-11-13 23:14:51

Innovation has a chemical, gas cylinder, sink with taps, connected pipes and other required kits. Sepu offers to convert some existing classrooms to laboratories following the new set-up.

Kepsha: Release primary schools' cash in time

By Willis Oketch   2023-11-13 23:25:40

Kenya Primary School Heads Association (Kepsha) has asked the government to release free primary education funds before schools reopen in January.

Mediation key in resolving disputes involving media

By Willis Oketch   2023-11-20 15:59:22

Impartiality is the linchpin of any mediation process. Any hint of bias can erode progress. Hence, a mediator must oversee a balanced process that treats all parties fairly.

KPA charts ambitious course, sees profits hitting Sh20b in five years

By Willis Oketch   2023-12-01 03:44:09

With assets totaling Sh338 billion, KPA is the fourth-largest State corporation. KPA to open an office in DRC to tap the transit cargo market in that country.

Dar, Djibouti choke with congestion as Mombasa Port comes to the rescue

By Willis Oketch   2023-12-06 17:53:52

According to Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), some ships destined for Tanzania are now being diverted to Mombasa Port.

Tanzanian firm building Sh19b gas facility at port

By Willis Oketch   2023-12-27 19:27:19

Taifa Gas is putting up the facility with a capacity of 30,000 tons at the Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone. Company says the investment will create 90,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Mombasa port handles over 1.6m cargo containers in a year

By Willis Oketch   2023-12-29 20:01:39

Containers handled at Mombasa port this year rose to 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units (Teus) compared to last year’s 1,449 million Teus.

Mombasa port ranked second most efficient facility in Africa

By Willis Oketch   2023-12-31 14:19:43

Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director Captain William Ruto said Mombasa port has been ranked the second-best facility in the continent after Tangier port in Morocco.

Tenants move to court as NHC plans to demolish old houses

By Willis Oketch   2024-01-11 20:10:05

NHC officials held a closed-door meeting with the top security officers at the Coast ahead of the demolition scheduled for Saturday.

Appeals court allows life sentence for soldiers who deserted duty

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-02 17:45:28

The Court of Appeal has quashed the decision by the High Court to release 25 ex-soldiers who were serving life imprisonment for deserting duty in 2007.

25 ex-soldiers go into hiding after Court of Appeal deals them blow

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-04 17:57:47

Court of Appeal in Mombasa nullifies High Court judgment which had set them free. Judges declare judgment which set the ex-soldiers free following their appeal a nullity.

Ex-IEBC boss Issack Hassan shortlisted for High Court Judge post

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-10 16:30:37

Former IEBC chairman Issack Hassan is among the candidates shortlisted for High Court Judge posts by the Judicial Service Commission.

Governor Nassir to impose Sh500 waste collection levy in Mombasa

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-14 15:57:27

The county will engage private companies to collect the garbage from all the households. However, the official could not indicate when the fee will take effect.

Blow to tenants as NLC rejects historical land injustice claim

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-20 16:09:12

More than 10,000 Mombasa residents have built houses on land belonging to the descendants of former Coast rulers on what is referred to as tenants at will.

South Sudan cargo pile up in Mombasa as agents reject levy

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-23 18:46:38

Cargo heading to South Sudan is piling up at the Port of Mombasa due to a dispute over a new mandatory tax.

Good tides as Mombasa port revenues increase to Sh33.7 billion

By Willis Oketch   2024-03-30 18:09:25

KPA managing director Captain William Ruto said the revenue collected compared to Sh27 billion registered during the same period in 2023.

Azimio ready to join doctors in demonstrations, says Kalonzo

By Willis Oketch   2024-04-01 19:52:16

Kalonzo said Azimio leaders are prepared to join doctors in street protests in support of their demands if the Kenya Kwanza government cannot address their grievances.

Gang attacks woman, razes business premise

By Willis Oketch   2024-04-03 16:36:59

Mombasa county Police Commander Stephen Matu said they have already arrested one suspect who is helping them with investigations.