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(From The Nation (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Abdulsamad Ali, Patrick Mayoyo and Ngumbao Kithi
President Kibaki arrived in Mombasa yesterday, ready for the burial of his close friend and political ally Cabinet minister Karisa Maitha.
His arrival, in keeping with the solemnity of the occasion, was stripped of all but essentials and the usual choirs and traditional dancers who entertain him were absent.
Coast leaders, from left, assistant minister Morris Dzoro, Mombasa mayor Taib Ali Taib and Changamwe MP Ramadhan Kajembe receive President Kibaki at Mombasa International Airport yesterday. The President is to attend Tourism minister Karisa Maitha's burial today. Photo by PPS
Also missing were the huge crowds that usually line the Mombasa streets to welcome the President on his way to …