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Amani Chifwete, former MRC member says that the lifting of the ban has in just a few days given life to what was an almost dead group

A court ruling that lifted the ban on MRC could soon see the secessionist group form root at the coast.Ex-MRC members say the lifting of the ban has in just a few days given life to what was an almost dead group.
Amani Chifwete, a former member says the timing of the new developments is shrouded in mischief.

Chifwete who was once in charge of the controversial group in Kisauni area said the ruling will stir up the relative calm that have been enjoyed and scare away voters.

But coastal resident in areas where MRC is dominant say perennial injustices could be pushing the youth to join the group. They want the emotive land issue to be resolved fast.

This comes two days after the groups’ officials welcomed the decision by the court terming it a legal group.
The group’s deputy spokesman, Richard Lewa said MRC had not changed its stand that “Pwani si Kenya” (Coast is not part of Kenya) and called for immediate negotiations with the government.
Lewa who declined to speak on camera reiterated that MRC was not a militia group as severally claimed adding that some criminals could have used its name to commit

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