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Sarova Whitesands introduces new Signature drink 'Donshell'

Whitesands Bartender Redempta Muluka [right], serves 'Donshell' to a customer | Coastweek

Redempta Muluka [right], a bartender at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa, has developed a signature drink called 'Donshell'. She is the only lady in Diageo’s Global Cocktail Competition called World class, the competition seek at naming the best Bartender in Kenya. The Donshell is a creation from the world finest premium tequila DonJulio. The Donshell brings out Donjulios prine characters.

 

President Kenyatta cancels Nigeria trip for Burundi crisis summit

Spain Air Force clock 7,000 flying hours on counter-piracy patrol

Spanish Air Force clock 7,000 flying hours counter-piracy patrols with Operation Atalanta | Coastweek

DJIBOUTI -- The Spanish Air Force Orion detachment, which is currently deployed in Djibouti with the EU Naval Force, has achieved an impressive 7,000 flying hours milestone. The Air Force detachment flies the P-3 Orion and CN-235 VIGMA aircraft and their main task is to conduct surveillance flights in the Indian Ocean and along the Somali coastline to look for suspected pirate ships and camps along the Somali coast. The Orion detachment is an Expeditionary Tactical Unit and comprises fifty personnel, who are drawn from different units in the Spanish Air Force. The detachment has been part of Operation Atalanta since the start of the Mission in December 2008 and has flown more than 933 missions, taken over 120,000 photos, identified over a thousand suspected vessels and travelled the distance equivalent to flying fifty times around the world. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

'al-Shabaab' claim US Most Wanted leader is 'dead' in Somalia

Kenya improves food safety in wake of recent cholera outbreak

IFC recommend East Africans list more firms in capital market

President urges Africa to plan policy for reaping mineral wealth

Combined Maritime Forces CTF-150 meet with Tanzania Navy

Brigadier General (BG) Hi Majumba, Deputy Commander of the Tanzanian Navy | Coastweek

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania -- French officer from FS Var describing French fire alarm security processes to Tanzanian seamen during a security training (SECUREX), onboard the ship. Meeting [center] between Capt Crignola, Commander CTF-150 and Brigadier General (BG) Hi Majumba, Deputy Commander of the Tanzanian Navy, on May 11, during CTF-150 flagship FS Var port visit in Dar es Saalam, Tanzania. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

Burundi protestor is beaten to death and three injured by police

Ethiopian ruling EPRDF party wins landslide parliamentary polls

At least eleven al-Shabaab militants killed in Bulobarde Somalia

African Union calls for firm actions to prevent migration tragedy

Cash strapped Zimbabwe government postpone pensioners pay


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Burundi slam international pressure at presidential re-election

Work on China-funded Tanzania 'mega projects' starting soon

Ethiopia polls calm, peaceful, credible - African Union Mission

Security Council renewing mandate of UN Mission in Somalia

Great Lakes Secretariat leaving Burundi over insecurity: official

Italian navy assists drifting Somali bound ocean going tug 'Alaa'

Italian navy assists drifting Somali bound ocean going tug 'Alaa' | Coastweek

During a counter-piracy patrol in the Arabian Sea, EU Naval Force warship, ITS Grecale, has come to the assistance of a tug 'Alaa' after it had put out a SOS distress call. The tug had developed engine failure whilst en route from the UAE to Somalia and was drifting in open waters. Upon receiving the distress call, mechanical engineers from ITS Grecale went on board the tug and after successfully fixing the faulty engine, provided the very relieved crew with some food and water. The following day the tug’s owner sent an email to the commanding officer of ITS Grecale to thank him and his crew for their assistance. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Tanzania general elections set for October 25: polls commission

Rwanda reports one point three per cent inflation in first quarter

Tanzania has created nearly two million jobs over past 10 years

South Sudan's security force claim full control of strategic town

African 'blood minerals' legislation stirs up European Parliament


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  Lamu Governor Isa Timamy his Deputy Eric Mugo Fisheries and Livestock Executive Atwaah Salim before the signing of fisheries bill at Mukunguni square Lamu. The bill seeks to make provisions for the establishment of the Lamu County Fisheries Development Agency, and the provision for the Revolving Fund to enhance access to loans, fishing fleet and fisheries inputs, by the fishermen, fish trader, fish farmers and other persons involved in the fisheries business within the county; to promote avenues for wealth creation through creation of em-ployment and enhance the County’s economic development and for the connected purposes.  

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Nigerians celebrate 2015 children’s day defying social challenges

Children play at the Millennium park in Abuja | Coastweek

ABUJA, (Xinhua) -- Children play at the Millennium park in Abuja, May 27, 2015. Nigerians on Wednesday defied myriad of social and economic challenges militating against them to celebrate the National Children’s Day, hoping for a brighter and rewarding future. Nigeria annually celebrates the National Children’s Day on May 27, in response to a call from the United Nations to member states to set aside a day to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and celebrate childhood. XINHUA PHOTO: YANG YANG

 


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New Mombasa railway line will provide jobs and build economy

President Uhuru Kenyatta views construction site at Tsavo River | Coastweek

TAITA-TAVETA (Xinhua) -- Construction site of Tsavo River Super Bridge [left] in President Uhuru Kenyatta [right] looks at a billboard at the construction site at Tsavo River. The tour, his second one since the kick-off of the railway construction in January this year, reaffirmed the government’s commitment to implement the railway project on schedule. XINHUA PHOTOS - PAN SIWEI

 


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Ministry of Health partners Merck to improve access to Cancer care

Merck E-Health launch | Coastweek

[LEFT] Seen [from left] Dr Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Dr. James Macharia and Rasha Kelej at the Merck E-Health launch. [RIGHT] Dr Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp presented trophies to Dr James Macharia & Lily Koros at the Merck E-Health launch.


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Patrick Munyao Cards Best Gross and Nett Score of the Day

Golf Winners of May Medal with sponsors | Coastweek

Winners of May Medal with sponsors – [from left] are EABL Key Accounts Manager, Coast Division Ken Mugambi, Jean Elms, Florence Karimi, Mamta Patel, Susan Stokes, Lady Captain Rapthi De Silva, Joyce Kamau, EABL Territoty Management representative Stella Kinyanjui, Wamboi Warui, Alice Wahome and EABL National Accounts Head Nicholas Mutinda. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE.

 

 

 

 
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VOI (Xinhua) -- President Uhuru Kenyatta talks with Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa [right] and Chen Yun [left], Vice President of China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) during the inspection of the Standard Gauge Railway Project at Tsavo River Super bridge in Voi, Taita Taveta county. XINHUA PHOTO - SIMBI KUSIMBA

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects Standard Gauge Railway Project at Tsavo River Super bridge in Voi | Coastweek

 

 

 


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Tamarind's “Grape Margarita” | Coastweek

Tamarind' Mombasa's award winning cocktail drink known as “Grape Margarita” in the ongoing EABL World Class competition.

Neptune Beach Resort's Animation Team Entertains Guests | coastweek

Skal International Kenya Coast members join the animation team of Neptune Beach Resort, South Coast, in a traditional dance.

 
 

FS 'Surcouf' joining CTF150 maritime counter-piracy operations

FS 'Surcouf' joining CTF150 maritime counter-piracy operations | Coastweek

COMBINED MARITIME FORCES -- The CTF 150 flagship French Ship (FS) 'Vars' [left] has been joined by French Ship (FS) Frigate 'Surcouf' and will take part in maritime security operations throughout the Gulf of Aden, Somalia Basin and Indian Ocean. PHOTOS - CMF

 


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Health Secretary suggests Kenya will end cholera in one month

Residents walk past garbage dumps at Kibera Slums Nairobi | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Residents walk past garbage dumps as a school boy fetches stagnant water next to railway line at Kibera Slums where Cholera has been reported in Nairobi. Cholera cases have been reported in eleven Kenyan counties, leaving 65 people dead, since the beginning of January. XINHUA PHOTO - JOHN OKOYO

 


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Germans provide counter-piracy training for Seychelles Maritime

EU Naval Force warship provides training to Seychelles Maritime Forces | Coastweek

MAHE Seychelles -- During their recent port visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles crew members from EU Naval Force warship, FGS Bayern, provided sea training to members of the Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) and the newly-formed Seychelles Maritime Police Unit (SMPU). The training was conducted in cooperation with staff from EU sister mission, EUCAP Nestor. FGS Bayern’s crew provided practical training to the SCG in the repair and maintenance of fast-rescue boats, with the training with the SMPU focusing on practical seamanship skills, such as man overboard drills. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

 

 


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BEIJING (Xinhua) -- Alfred Kipketer of Kenya is seen after winning the Men’s 800m Final of 2015 IAAF World Challenge at National Stadium (Birds Nest) in Beijing, China in a time of 1:45.45. Looking on is Abraham Kipchirchir Rotich of Bahrain, who was timed at 1.45.81. XINHUA PHOTO - WANG LILI

 

 

 

 

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