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Coast School Girls Awarded For The ‘Black Stone’ Project

The Coast Girls school team receive a certificate for their blackstone project at Aga Khan Academy Mombasa | Coastweek

Students at Coast Girls School have developed a small black stone that is saving lives following snake and scorpion bites in Kongowea and Likoni in Mombasa County, through a school project led by Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, and supported by Intel and the Aga Khan Foundation (USA). Educating Girls in Science (EGIS) is a two-year pilot project launched by the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, in 2014, to empower girls by increasing their engagement in science and in applying their knowledge outside the classroom to benefit their community.


Nairobi city hosting Global Travel Expo to boost Kenya tourism

Government confirm over prisoner swap with foreign countries

It is still a very tough life for poor women trapped in rural areas

President Kenyatta urges country to unite and defeat terrorism

Another large drug consignment won't be reaching East Africa

Another large drug consignment won't be reaching East Africa | Coastweek

COMBINED MARITIME FORCES -- HMAS Melbourne [left] keeps watch over an intercepted dhow in the Indian Ocean. HMAS Melbourne’s crew boarded the vessel and discovered 427kg of heroin that was confiscated and subsequently destroyed. PHOTOS - CMF


Dar es Salaam cholera outbreak kills 54 - United Nations report

Isolated Burundi government reach out to international partners

Nephew of Somalia president is shot dead in 'al-Shabaab' attack

Rwandan genocide survivors protest over French court decision


Sixty million people in Africa at risk of hunger: Red Cross

 Zimbabweans receive food ration from a World Food Programme | Coastweek

CHIREDZI (Xinhua) -- Zimbabweans receive food ration from a World Food Programme (WFP) distribution center at rural Mupinga area in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe, Oct. 6, 2015. About 60 million people across Sub-Saharan Africa are at risk of acute hunger as food production situation is set to further worsen with the looming El Nino, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Monday. XINHUA PHOTO: STRINGER







Golden Key Casino Open Annual Four Bridge Team Championship

Four Bridge Team Championship winners | Coastweek

Open Annual team of four bridge championship tournament was played on 3rd and 4th October, 2015 at Tamarind Restaurant kindly sponsored by Golden Key Casino and Tamarind Restaurant. There were a big number of entries of 14 tables. Seen [from left] winner C. D. Shah, C.B.A. Chairman Dr. J. D. Shah, C.B.A. Secretary Kirti Shah, winners A.D. Shah, Rohit Chandaria and Rohit Malde with Director of Golden Key Casino and Tamarind Restaurant Julian Fay.


Three month 'strike cooling off period' allows schools to re-open

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Pupils are seen learning after public schools reopened, in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Pupils and students in public schools in Kenya re-opened school on Monday after the five-week long teachers’ strike was called off. According to the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET), the unions have to comply with a court decision, which gave the two sides 90 days to resolve the dispute. XINHUA PHOTO - SIMBI KUSIMBA





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World teacher’s day held at Sansiro Hall Kwale County | Coastweek

ECD Director Kwale County Bila Shaka awarding certificate to a teacher trained on Active learning during the world teacher’s day held at Sansiro Hall Kwale County.

Dr. James Mwangi scoops CEO of the Year Award | Coastweek

Equity Group CEO Dr. James Mwangi receives the 2015 Ai40 CEO of the Year Award during the 8th Annual Africa Investor Summit.



Artemisinin drugs have revitalized war against malaria in Kenya

Artemisinin drugs have revitalized war against malaria in Kenya | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Antimalarial pills containing artemisinin are seen in Nairobi. Waqo Erjesa [right] , head of malaria control program of Kenya’s Health Ministry, has said that Chinese scientist Tu Youyou’s landmark discovery of artemisinin has dealt a fatal blow to the tropical disease malaria, a leading cause of deaths in the East African nation. XINHUA PHOTOS - PAN SIWEI





Kenya and Tanzania Presidents launching Taveta Road project

Kenya and Tanzania presidents launching Taveta Road project | Coastweek

TAITA-TAVETA (Xinhua) -- Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Tanzanian counterpart President Jakaya Kikwete [left] talk during the official launch of construction of the multinational Arusha-Holili/ Taveta-Voi road corridor in Taita-Taveta County, Kenya. The road link is jointly funded by the African Development Bank, the Tanzanian government and the Kenyan government, and is one of the missing links aimed at enhancing the East Africa integration objectives, and a connection between Kenya and Tanzania. XINHUA PHOTOS - SIMBI KUSIMBA



Three Spanish warships rendezvous at sea off Somalia coast

Three Spanish warships rendezvous at sea off Somalia coast | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- Three Spanish warships which are currently deployed on counter piracy patrols have rendezvoused off the coast of Somalia. The Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Victoria performed a simultaneous refuel with American supply ship, USNS Carl Brashaer. ESPS Galicia ensured that her fuel tanks were fully topped up in preparation for her journey home to Rota, Spain, when she departs the EU Naval Force later this week. ESPS Meteoro also refuelled from USNS Carl Brashaer, before joining a Spanish formation with ESPS Galicia and ESPS Meteoro. The formation of ships practiced close-quarters manoeuvring, before separating to continue their patrols. ESPS Victoria will join Operation Atalanta on Tuesday 6 October. PHOTO EU NAVFOR



Government issues safety precautions ahead of 'El Nino' rains

Government issues safety precautions ahead of 'El Nino' rains | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Vehicles wade through flood water after a heavy down pour in Nairobi, June 2015. The heavy down pour affected roads in Nairobi’s Westlands area making it impassable for motorists plying the Ring Road route in Westlands. MOMBASA, (Xinhua) -- A vehicle wades through a flooded road in Mombasa, the coastal town of Kenya, March 2015. The down pour had affected roads in Mombasa, causing severe waterlogging. XINHUA PHOTOS - SETH ONYANGO and SIMBA KUSIMBI



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Springboks see off United States 64-0 at Olympic Park London

Springboks XV see off United States 64-0 at Olympic Park U.K. | Coastweek

LONDON (Xinhua) -- Lwazi Mvovo [left] of South Africa is tackled during the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool B match between the United States and South Africa at the Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, Britain. Brett Thompson [center] of the United States blocks Lwazi Mvovo of South Africa. Springbok players [right] greet cheering spectators after South Africa completely overwhelmed the unlucky United States team 64-0. XINHUA PHOTOS - HAN YAN





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School of Southern Right whales performing off Hermanus Bay

Southern right whale breaching offshore Hermanus Bay South Africa | Coastweek

HERMANUS BAY South Africa (Xinhua) -- Southern right whale breaching offshore before opening of the Hermanus Whale Festival in Hermanus, South Africa. The annual event celebrates return of the southern right whales to this bay during the calving and mating season. More than 100,000 visitors are expected to come to Hermanus, which is known as the best land-based whale watching destination in the world. XINHUA PHOTO - ZHAI JIANLAN





Controversies over Japanese military atrocities during World War




  Japan overturns postwar pacifism as new security laws enacted


  Overseas Chinese join Beijing 'V-Day Parade' - share memories


  Chinese resistance to fascism inspired African freedom struggle


  Kenya analysts commend impressive China WWII victory parade


  China rejects Japan comments over Beijing visit of Ban Ki-moon


  China confirms official prisoner amnesty to mark war anniversary


  Exhibition of Russian WWII anti-Fascist archives opens in Beijing



China veterans of counter-Japanese war to join 'V-Day' parade



    Japan must speed up destruction of WW II chemical weapons


    Seventy years on, Japan remains lost in an historical quagmire


    World community ask Japan to apologise for wartime atrocities


    United Nations secretary general urges Japan reflect on history


M M Shinzo Abe remains ambiguous on keyword to WWII statement


    'Hiroshima and Nagasaki were lessons for Japanese militarism'


    Chinese scholars publish new work on 1937 Nanking Massacre




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