Kenya Separatist Group Retaliation: Chief Killed

Mombasa Republican Council supporters are alleged to have killed an assistant chief in response to the arrest of the separatist group's leader Omar Mwamnuadzi.
  • Kenya:  Chief Killed in MRC Operation

    The Star, 15 October 2012

    A gang suspected to be linked to the Mombasa Republican Council attacked and killed Kombani Assistant Chief Salim Changu this morning. read more »


Mombasa Republican Council Chairman Omar Mwamnwadzi at his home in Ngombeni.

  • Kenya:  Mombasa Republican Council Spends Night in Jail

    The Star, 10 October 2012

    Mombasa Republican Council spokesperson Rashid Mraja spent the night at the prison after failing to raise the Sh2 million surety bond. read more »

  • Kenya:  Government Launches Illegal Gang Crackdown

    The Star, 9 October 2012

    THE government has cracked down on the Mombasa Republican Council after it claimed to have found 'crucial' evidence. About five people, including an elder from Kinondo, were ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Thousands of Youth Being Trained as Militia in Coast

    The Star, 8 October 2012

    THE provincial administration in Coast province says thousands of youths are being trained in forests in the area, in readiness to attack civilians and cause mayhem. read more »


  • Kenya:  MRC Spokesman Charged As Crackdown Begins

    Capital FM, 8 October 2012

    Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) Spokesman Rashid Mraja was on Monday charged with being in possession of materials advocating for the secession of the Coast province from the rest ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Separatist Group Threatens Election - Official

    The Star, 8 October 2012

    THE Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission is a visible target by the Mombasa Republican Council at the Coast, chairman Isaac Hassan has said. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mombasa Republican Council Spokesman Surrenders to Police

    The Star, 8 October 2012

    Mombasa Republican Council spokesman Rashid Mraja has surrendered himself to the police. read more »


  • Kenya:  MRC Members Arrested in Mombasa

    The Star, 8 October 2012

    Police in Mombasa this morning conducted raids on homes belonging to individuals suspected of being members of the Mombasa Republican Councils. read more »

Photo: Capital FM

This photo shows graffiti written by MRC adherents in Mombasa. The group's clarion call is "Pwani si Kenya" meaning Coast is not Kenya (file photo).

  • Kenya:  Mombasa Republican Council Planning to Disrupt Exams, Polls - Metito

    Capital FM, 5 October 2012

    The government has warned that members of the Mombasa Republican Council are planning to disrupt the forthcoming national examinations in Coast province. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mombasa Republican Council Distances Itself From Kingi Attack

    The Star, 5 October 2012

    The Mombasa Republican Council has distanced itself from the attack on Minister Amason Kingi that left five people, among them his bodyguard, dead. MRC chairman Khamisi Mwanamdazi ... read more »