Nairobi, Sept. 16 -- Owino Uhuru slum dwellers in Mombasa who were severely affected by poisoning from a metal refinery will have to wait longer for the Sh1.3 billion compensation awarded by the court as State moves to overturn the pay.

The poisonous emissions from the smelting factory left victims with irreversible health conditions while some lost their lives.

However, the beneficiaries of the pay have more reasons to worry as Attorney General has opposed the award.

Through a notice of appeal, the AG has indicated that it was aggrieved with the award and will be seeking to have it overruled by the Court of Appeal.

"Take notice that the AG being dissatisfied with the whole decision of the Environment and Land Court, intends to appeal t...