Mombasa residents warned of loaming lockdown

Mombasa County Covid-19 Response Committee has sounded an alarm over the unprecedented spike of Covid-19 transmission in the past one month with a current positivity rate of Nine (9) per cent. The Committee led by Mombasa Governor, Ali Hassan Joho and County Commissioner, Gilbert Kitiyo, hinted that more stringent measures, including a possible lockdown may […]

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Mombasa set to recruit 13,000 youth for the second phase of ‘Kazi Mtaani’

Mombasa County will this week kick off a recruitment exercise for the second phase of the National Hygiene Programme (NHP). The  Programme dubbed ‘Kazi Mtaani’ will see 13,861 youth enlisted from all the six sub-counties in the coastal city. This  was announced on Monday by the Mombasa County Commissioner (CC), Gilbert  Kitiyo  when he chaired […]

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Heavy security as government implements lockdown in Old Town

The  government has deployed heavy security to seal off all entries into Old Town in Mombasa County as the 15 day lockdown of the historical site took effect on Wednesday evening. A spot check by KNA on Thursday found presence of security personnel in all entry and exit points after the government last night announced […]

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Cessation of movement in Old Town Mombasa effected

Cessation of Movement in Old Town Mombasa commenced on Wednesday night as directed by the National Covid-19 Emergency Committee. The  County Commissioner (CC), Gilbert  Kitiyo confirming the directive, said the government arrived at the hard decision after 7 Covid-19 deaths and 55 infections were reported in the Old Town area. “Due to the high number […]

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Covid-19 mass testing drive runs into controversy in Mombasa

Mombasa county government has been forced to halt the mass testing drive in old town following hostility from area residents. The  County Chief Health Officer, Aisha Abubakar said the exercise was halted after days of standoff with area residents apparently angered by Governor Hassan Joho’s recent remarks that they would be forced to undergo the […]

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