Joackim Bwana

Makenzi to remain in custody for 30 days as wife freed

By Joackim Bwana   2023-07-03 20:07:56

Controversial pastor Paul Makenzi and his followers will remain in custody for another 30 days pending investigations into the deaths of more than 300 people in Shakahola forest, Kilifi county.

Pastor Ezekiel withdraws case against the state on church closure

By Joackim Bwana   2023-07-21 18:06:34

The evangelist, among other demands, seeks compensation for violation of his dignity, freedom of religion, expression, association and his right to administrative action.

Court reinstates KPA staff sacked in Sh89m scandal

By Joackim Bwana   2023-07-23 20:36:38

Judge says board lacked legal capacity to summarily dismiss Anthony Muhanji over an alleged graft-related case.

Shakahola Cult: ODPP says 65 survivors fit to stand trial

By Joackim Bwana   2023-07-25 14:08:05

All the 64 survivors rescued from the Shakahola forest are fit to stand trial, according to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP).

Changing Mombasa skyline reshapes coastal city

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-10 04:43:04

Imposing, magnificent high-rise buildings are lighting and changing the face of Mombasa’s skyline which for decades has been dotted with Swahili architectural houses.

Paul Makenzi, 28 co-accused to remain in custody for another 47 days

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-10 18:55:54

Court allows State to detain Paul Makenzi and 28 co-accused for another 47 days pending investigations; over 400 bodies recovered from Shakahola Forest so far.

Mass suicide fears among Makenzie sect amid ongoing case

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-12 00:30:38

The fears are borne out of the fact that Makenzi had declared August as the last month for the followers of fast to meet Jesus before the annihilation of the world.

Coastal counties urged to equip youth with green skills

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-15 19:17:41

It is estimated that Mombasa, which has mangrove cover of 3,700 acres has lost about 30 percent of the forest.

Woman sues President Ruto's aide over 6 million debt

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-17 19:12:12

However, Nzai in his defense told the court that Rugiri was his lover and they received monies from each other.

The pain of disinherited widows

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-23 12:02:36

In Tana River, like many areas, most widows are chased out of their matrimonial homes and asked to leave their children behind.

Reprieve as High Court suspends deregistration of Pastor Ezekiel's church

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-24 21:29:56

Pastor Ezekiel, through his lawyers, filed a certificate of urgency seeking to quash the deregistration of his church and also bar the Registrar of Societies from interfering its operations.

Court revokes appointment of 38 officers by KPA board

By Joackim Bwana   2023-08-25 00:56:45

Employment and Labour Relations Court judge Monica Mbaru said the appointment of 38 senior officers by KPA board could not be justified.

State imports 10,000 electric bikes, each to cost Sh160,000

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-03 01:30:29

Ruto said Kenya will from Monday host a high-level climate change conference in Nairobi as a champion of fighting global warming and combating carbon emissions.

Mother-to-child HIV transmission high at 8.3 per cent

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-06 11:47:38

Between 2013 and 2022, the number of individuals receiving lifelong ARV treatment nearly doubled which has significantly enhanced the quality of life and curbed mortality rates.

Big boost as US agency imports food aid through the Lamu Port

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-08 06:22:58

The consignment of 64,589 bags of yellow split peas and 80,000 bags of sorghum is destined for the North Eastern region, Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps.

Court holds 66 Makenzi followers for 30 more days to allow probe

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-13 12:49:55

Both Kenya and South Sudan were using the match to prepare for the upcoming 2026 World Cup Qualifiers in November.

Clerics lead Coast protests against Supreme Court's LGBTQ ruling

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-15 21:34:36

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the right of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission to register. NGO Coordinating Board refused to register the outfit 10 years ago.

Oxygen plant expensive to maintain, says report

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-24 20:51:28

Sh14 million oxygen plant at Taita Taveta hospital not operational three years on. County spending extra cash to purchase oxygen from British Oxygen Company.

I was mugged, drugged and left to die, says Makenzi lawyer

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-24 23:48:14

“I was a victim of mugging and a chemical was sprayed on me. I lost everything. In fact, I’m slowly losing my sight. Even my coordination is not coherent, but I managed to come to court."

Coast leaders push for bigger stake as State plans to modernise, expand ports

By Joackim Bwana   2023-09-26 15:16:51

Leaders want President William Ruto's government to be clear on how residents of the region will benefit from the planned modernisation and expansion of ports of Mombasa and Lamu.