Kenyans celebrate New Year in Mombasa

Mike Sonko with wife Primrose Mbuvi, Baby Satrine Osinya and Ope Nyamu
Mike Sonko with wife Primrose Mbuvi, Baby Satrine Osinya and Ope Nyamu

Kenyans from all walks of life headed to coastal town Mombasa in their thousands to usher in the new year with aplomb.

In spite of the chilly weather the revellers filled the public beaches with Pirates beach hosting over 3,000 party-goers.

Another fully-packed area was the Mama Ngina Drive with the iconic elephant tusks that hosted over 5,000 revellers.

Away from the public area, others congregated at the Sai Rock Hotel, The Sarova Whitesands, Travellers Beach Hotel and Fourty thieves in Diani. The biggest party had to have been at the English Point Marina which was hosted by Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho.

Also enjoying her special day on New year's eve was Primrose Mbuvi, the wife of Nairobi senator Mike Sonko, who celebrated her birthday.

Mombasa county executive member for Health and acting incharge of tourism Binti Omar sharing cake with Kenyans at Mama Ngina Mombasa

Starehe MP Maina Kamanda with tourists at travellers hotel as they ushered in new year.

CID officers from Kilifi county donates food to Green Olive Children's home in Mtwapa

Daniel Kimwele, Anjela Tabitha and Maureen Kiri

Kenyans taking selfies during new year

Kenyans ushering in new year at Engish Point Marina Mombasa

Mombasa county executive members for youths ,gender and culture Mohamed Abas and Hazel Koitaba for finance

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho when ushering in new year at English point Marina

Sai Rock MD Robert Kiri with his two sons Timothy Kiri and Jeremy Kiri

Sai Rock food and beverage manager Julius Murunga

Travellers beach hotel managent team led by managing director Freddie Kiuru Left

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