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Opposition leader files court case to challenge Election results

Analysts suggest Kenya' Election wounds now healing steadily

Tanzania condemns killing of a leading Wildlife conservationist

Operation Atalanta counter piracy flagship refueled off Somalia

Mombasa Marikiti Market horribly abused by Campaign posters

Mombasa's Main Marikiti Market - A Heritage Icon formerly known as The Mackinnon Market | Coastweek

TORONTO Canada -- 'Mombasa's Main Marikiti Market - A Heritage Icon formerly known as The Mackinnon Market - has been horribly abused by our politicians with their campaign posters. When shall we Kenyans ever learn to respect, protect and look after our own 'mazingira' ... natural as well as man made.' - R. Parvana, Toronto, Canada.

 

Kenyan Police shoot dead 'wanted' terror suspect in Mombasa

al-Shabaab suspects arrested over beheading of Witu villagers

Kenyans encouraging private investors to construct Toll Roads

Tanzanian woman arrested in India with huge stash of cocaine

Mombasa Start for the 'Classic East African Safari Rally' 2017

Safaricom sponsorship cheque | Coastweek

Safaricom has confirmed KES 17 Million support towards the biennial Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally scheduled for 23rd November to 1st December across Kenya and Tanzania. Sylvia Mulinge, Director – Consumer Business Unit, Safaricom presents the sponsorship cheque to EASR Director JS Vohra.

 

Kenya introduce e-passport in September to enhance security

Tanzanian tourism ministry rates hotels along Northern Circuit

Kenyan Love for SMSs Soars despite vibrant Social Media use

Villagers uneasy amid frequent elephant invasions in Tanzania

INFOGRAPHIC: What are Shopping preferences of Africa Women

Small holder farmers embrace drip irrigation as costs decrease

Paul Kagame sworn in as Rwandan president for a Third Term

Safaricom sponsorship cheque | Coastweek

KIGALI  Rwanda (Xinhua) -- Rwanda army band entertain stadium crowd at the presidential inauguration ceremony held in Kigali, capital of Rwanda. President Paul Kagame [right] and the Rwanda First Family greet people after he was sworn in as president of Rwanda for his third term in Kigali. XINHUA PHOTOS - LYU TIANRAN

 

Kenya Opposition Leader will challenge polls results in Court

EU observers urge Kenya polls body to swiftly publish results

United States urging Kenyans to avoid Post-election Violence

Opposition leader Raila Odinga delays major political address

Chinese Naval fleet arrives in Dar es Salaam for a friendly visit

Five Garissa Police Officers shot dead in al-Shabaab ambush

Conservationist bringing attention to the plight of all Elephants

elephant roams the South Luangwa National Park | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Kenya Wildlife Services) -- World Elephant Day celebrated on August 12 every year is set aside to bring attention to the plight of the African and Asian elephants, whose very existence teeters on the brink of extinction. A lone elephant [above] roams at the South Luangwa National Park in Mambwe district, Zambia. XINHUA PHOTO - PENG LIJUN

 

President Sisi Africa tour is to ensure Nile River water security

More Kenyan athletes moving from Track to Marathon growing

Fast times inspiring Kirui and Kiplagat to defend Marathon Title

Former International decries Falling standards of Kenya Boxing


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For the month of July 2017, the Ladies Auxilliary Committee of the Lions Club of Mombasa-Pwani, carried out three activities. They visited the Nyumba ya Wazee, donated cash to a ten year old orphan child Ronny Chengo who required urgent eye surgery and also assisted a family who was in dire need of help.


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FREETOWN (Xinhua) -- Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma (Front C) inspects the site of mudslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 15, 2017. Government of Sierra Leone is expected on Tuesday to undertake the burial of the majority of corpses of victims in the devastating mudslide which had claimed nearly 300 lives, sources close to the government told Xinhua. Rescuers and a mechanical digger [right] work at the site of mudslide during a rescue operation in Freetown. Xinhua PHOTOS: Wang Bo

 


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Dominic Makau Wins August Mug and Medal at Nyali Golf Club   

August Medal Winners at Nyali Golf and Country Club | Coastweek

August Medal Winners at Nyali Golf and Country Club sponsored by Johnnie Walker [from left] are, Susan Stokes, Perviz Barnsley, Joyce Kamau, Alice Wahome, Pia Swatton, Joyce Masai, A. Shah, Mary Mariga, and Wambui Warui. PHOTO BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

CMF 152 Counter Piracy warships perform successful Passex

CMF 152 Counter Piracy warships perform successful Passex | Coastweek

COMBINED MARITIME FORCES -- Ships from Combined Task Force (CTF) 152 have successfully completed two PASSEXES in the Arabian Gulf, together with associated Visit Board Search Seizure (VBSS) and Division Tactics (DIVTAC) exercises. A PASSEX is practiced to allow warships the chance to test and prove their ability to communicate and co-operate to ensure operational effectiveness and interoperability. These exercises help build an understanding of each ship’s capabilities, techniques, and procedures to further enable the interoperability of military forces in the region. In the most recent first PASSEX the United States Ship (USS) Thunderbolt, United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aqidneck and Royal Saudi Naval Force (RSNF) ship Hitteen conducted a DIVTAC and a Photo Exercise (PHOTEX). PHOTO - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

 


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The Mombasa International Agricultural Show will be held from August 30 to September 3, 2017. A record 200 exhibitors are expected to grace the event. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade’. Exhibitors expected to attend are: Kiscol, Lamu Port South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport Corridor etc.

 

 

Chinese firm creates jobs for Tanzanian locals | Coastweek

Locals working in Chinese-invested Tooku Garments Company in Benjamin Mkapa Export Proces-sing Zone in Dar es Salaam.

Timothy Munyikana Kakai holding up a net with LED lights | Coastweek

Timothy Munyikana Kakai from Pwani University, was selected for MSC scholarships to fund fisheries research in East Africa and Kenya.

 
 


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Zambia opposition leader released as treason charges dropped

Zambia opposition leader released as treason charges dropped | Coastweek

LUSAKA Zambia (Xinhua) -- Zambia's leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema [front center right] waves to the crowd after being released from prison in Lusaka Zambia's leading opposition leader on Wednesday said he has always been innocent of the treason charges he was slapped with. Hakainde Hichilema, who was freed by a judge on Wednesday morning after the state prosecutor dropped charges against him of plotting to overthrow the government, said he remains resolute that the treason charge was a political machination meant to silence him. XINHUA PHOTO - DAVID KASHIKI


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Kenya athletes dominate London IAAF World Championships

Kenyan athletes dominate London IAAF World Championships  | Coastweek

LONDON (Xinhua) -- Elijah Motonei Manangoi [left] of Kenya celebrates after winning the men’s 1500m final on Day 10 at the IAAF World Championships 2017 in London, Britain. Elijah Motonei Manangoi claimed the title with 3 minutes 33.61 seconds. Hellen Onsando Obiri [right] of Kenya celebrates after winning the women’s 5000m final on Day 10 at the IAAF World Championships 2017 in London. XINHUA PHOTOS - HAN YAN

 


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President Kenyatta wins re-election and pledges to unite nation

President Kenyatta wins re-election and pledges to unite nation | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- His Excellency Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is seen earlier at the polling station with his wife, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta. He had been formally declared winner of the country’s presidential election on Friday night. He promised to unite the country after his main rival Raila Odinga rejected the vote as a fraud. XINHUA PHOTO - CHEN CHENG

 


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CTF150 Warships continue Counter Piracy Patrols off Somalia

CTF150 Warships continue Counter Piracy Patrols off Somalia | Coastweek

Combined Maritime Forces -- Pakistani frigate PNS Alamgir and the Australian frigate HMAS Newcastle have conducted a simultaneous replenishment at sea with the USNS Kanawha. This was followed by an opportunity to practice close in manoeuvres. Both vessels are operating in direct support to CTF 150 and its counter piracy and counter terrorism mission. PHOTOS – COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 


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  MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway passenger train is seen while on a test run crossing the new Mazeras Railway Bridge. Work on the multi billion shilling China-funded construction project is almost finished as a Kenyan official said the work was now "98 percent completed." During the implementation of phase one of the SGR project, over 25,000 local employees secured jobs as technicians and supervisors. Chinese engineers have also trained their Kenyan counterparts on railways construction and hi-tech maintenance. XINHUA PHOTO - CHEN CHENG  
 

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  Mombasa Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway Line at Emali Station | Coastweek   Modern Mombasa Railway Terminus near Moi International Airport | Coastweek    
 

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Mombasa-Nairobi SGR passenger train on Mazeras Railway Bridge | Coastweek

  Chinese built Mombasa-Nairobi Railway passenger unit Voi Station | Coastweek   Chinese built Mombasa-Nairobi-Railway port and rail loading yard | Coastweek  
 

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