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DHL Global Forwarding opens new transit warehouse in Mombasa

Fresh Plaza 18 May 2022
DHL Global Forwarding (DGF), an international air, ocean, and road freight specialist provider, has opened a new transit warehouse in Mombasa, Kenya ... Strategically located between the Mombasa Port and DGF’s regional facilities, the new warehouse will provide cost-effective in ...

Mombasa Road Set for Sh9 Billion Facelift

All Africa 16 May 2022
Nairobi -- The government has announced plans to rehabilitate the old Mombasa road at a cost of Sh9 billion ....

Mombasa Port: How Kenya's Auditor-General Misread China's Standard Gauge Railway Contracts

MENA FN 16 May 2022
(MENAFN - The Conversation) In December 2018, a leaked letter from the Kenyan auditor-general's office sparked a rumour that Kenya had staked its bustling Mombasa Port as collateral for the ... .

Mombasa Court Pardons Couple Who Stole Flour, Judge Holds Fundsdrive for Them

All Africa 13 May 2022
Nairobi -- A Mombasa Magistrate has warmed the hearts of many Kenyans after he ordered for a mini harambee for a couple that had been charged with stealing a bale of wheat flour ....

Netizens Upset after Ledama Ole Kina Suggests Non-Muslims Shouldn't Vie for Mombasa, Lamu Governor Seats

TheNewsHOOK 07 May 2022
Netizens Upset after Ledama Ole Kina Suggests Non-Muslims Shouldn't Vie for Mombasa, Lamu Governor Seats ....

Odinga Most Preferred Presidential Candidate in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Makueni - Tifa

All Africa 04 May 2022
Nairobi -- Azimio La Umoja -One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga is the most preferred candidate in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Makueni counties in the upcoming August 9 polls, according to a new survey ....

Abdulswamad Most Preferred Gubernatorial Candidate in Mombasa - Tifa Poll

All Africa 04 May 2022
Nairobi -- Mvita legislator Abdulswamad Nassir is the most preferred gubernatorial candidate in Mombasa County, a new survey conducted by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA) shows ....

EAST AFRICA/KENYA : Covid-19 in China and Ukraine war throw Mombasa docks into disarray

Africa Intelligence 03 May 2022
Kenya's second largest city is facing a sea of troubles. The port town was still recovering from severe disruption caused ....

Five Youths Belonging to 'Panga Boys' Criminal Gang Arrested in Mombasa

All Africa 25 Apr 2022
Nairobi -- Five youths belonging to an organized criminal group dubbed 'Panga Boys' have been arrested by police officers on patrol in Mjambere ward, Kisauni Sub-county, Mombasa County ....

Odinga Promises to Return Port Services to Mombasa Within Three Months

All Africa 20 Apr 2022
Mombasa -- Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has promised to return port services to Mombasa within three months if elected President during the August elections ....
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KENYA, Mombasa: Photograph taken by the Kenyan Ministry MEAACT shows a general view of Mombasa Port

Report: Port of Mombasa is Not Collateral for Kenya's Chinese Loans

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2022
It carried a warning that Kenya had allegedly staked its valuable Mombasa Port as collateral for a $3.6 billion loan from China for the construction of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) ... The rumor put Mombasa Port in the spotlight as another example of “China debt-trap diplomacy”.

Kenya will not lose Mombasa port to the Chinese, think tank report says

News24 19 Apr 2022
The "debt-trap diplomacy" around China's takeover of strategic assets of African countries that supposedly fail to service loans, is an appealing narrative for politicians but lacks evidence, a report states ... .

Report casts doubt on Chinese debt-trap threat to Kenya’s Mombasa port

South China Morning Post 17 Apr 2022
The Kenyan auditor general had warned that port could be seized if the country fell behind in its loan repayments for a railway – a conclusion now disputed by a group of researchers in the US ... .

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