Lamu County to set up Ksh 50M blood bank facility

The Lamu County Government has set aside Ksh 50 million from its annual development budget to build a local blood bank facility. Governor Fahim Twaha revealed that the County in formulating its 2020/2021 budget will...
Lamu County issues 800 title deeds in Kiunga old Town

Lamu County issues 800 title deeds in Kiunga old Town

The Lamu County Government has issued 800 title deeds in Kiunga as part of a pledge to issue 6,000 title deeds every year to solve land problems in the county. Speaking to KNA in Kiunga...

Ban on fish export to China hits Lamu fishermen hard

Fishermen in Lamu are counting losses following diminished revenue due to a prohibition of exports to China for their catch. The loss of revenue for the fishermen in Lamu has led to most deep sea...

Miraa and Mogoka trade banned in Lamu over Coronavirus

Miraa and Mogoka business in Lamu County has been banned indefinitely following a directive by the Lamu County Commissioner (CC), Irungu Macharia. Consequently, the CC ordered that no vehicles ferrying the two products will be...

Lamu county gov’t faulted for flouting quarantine directive

Former Lamu Governor Issa Timammy has faulted the County Government of Lamu for laxity in conducting the coronavirus awareness campaign.  Timammy claims the county is taking the pandemic lightly instead of enforcing the quarantine directive...

NMK shuts Fort Jesus, Gede Ruins and Taqwa Ruins

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) has ordered the closure of the historical Fort Jesus Museum in Mombasa and all other monuments in coast region. The NMK Museum and Monuments Assistant Director at the...

Body of missing man in Kilifi boat accident retrieved

A body of a middle-aged man who drowned on Friday night when a passenger boat capsized has been retrieved from the Indian Ocean. Nine other people aboard the ill-fated boat escaped death after they swam...

Suspected Al Shabaab militia attack Camp Simba army bases

The Kenya Navy Manda Camp Bay has been attacked by suspected Alshaabab militia. The attack happened at around 4am in the morning where heavy gunfire was reported in Manda Bay, Lamu County, following the suspected...
Small scale farmers benefit from solar-powered water pumps

Small scale farmers benefit from solar-powered water pumps

Part of the coastal region which was previously engaging in charcoal burning is slowly moving into irrigation which is more sustainable using solar-powered water pumps. Msumarini Self Help Group, a group that has benefited from...

Reconstruction of Ksh 649m Lamu jetties ahead of schedule

The renovation of the four jetties in Lamu County that have cost the national government 649 million shillings are ahead of schedule with rehabilitation currently at 40 percent completion. The national government had last year...
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