Coast Province

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2013
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By Ben Rawlence ‘Never again!’ blared Kenya’s radio stations in the heady days of 2008, when the blood of the victims of the post-election violence was fresh on the streets and politicians scrambled to negotiate the coalition agreement. One of the centerpieces of that agreement was a new constitution...
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Nov 6th, 2012
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By Nuur Mohamud Sheekh and Jason Mosley Despite heavy deployment of security personel in Tana River many lives have been lost in clashes. In Kenya, ahead of the 2013 elections, attention is turning to sources of tension that could fuel the kind of poll-related violence seen at the end of 2007 and in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 22nd, 2012
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At least 48 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in south-eastern Kenya, police say. The clashes in Tana River district, Coast Province, took place late on Tuesday between the Orma and Pokomo groups, the region’s police chief said. Most of the dead were women and children, many of whom wer...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 23rd, 2012
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NAIROBI — The US embassy in Kenya on Saturday warned of the threat of an imminent attack on Mombasa and urged nationals to shun the country’s second city. “This is to alert all US citizens in Kenya, or planning to travel to Kenya in the near future, that the US Embassy in Nairobi has rece...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 18th, 2012
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By Exclusive Analysis Ltd. On 24 April 2012, a Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) protest turned violent when police (AP) riot and the paramilitary General Service Unit (GSU) used excessive force to disperse a 100-strong crowd, leaving one protester dead. Businesses in central Mombasa closed after viol...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 31st, 2012
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Nairobi – At least 12 people were wounded in two explosions in Kenya’s Coast province Saturday, one in Mombasa town and a second in the nearby town of Mtwapa, police said. In Mtwapa “what appears to be a grenade was thrown at a crowd, and many people were injured,” Coast polic...