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Serena Beach Resort and Spa, Mombasa Sweeps EcoTour Awards

Serena Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa Sweeps EcoTour Awards | Coastweek

Serena Hotels is pleased to announce that Serena Beach Resort and Spa (SBRS) located in Mombasa, Kenya won the “Best Eco-Rated Facility of 2016 - Hotel” Award and Sweetwaters Serena Camp took the first runner up position under the “Best Eco-Rated Facility 2016 – Camps” category at the recently held Kenya Ecowarrior Awards Gala Dinner.

Nairobi security officer shoots man dead outside the US embassy

Kenya imposes month-long' curfew in Mandera after terror attack

Kwale County Makonde community receive Kenyan identity cards

Kwale County Makonde community receive Kenya identity cards | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Liphedas Daniel Fundi [left] displays his documents for registration of his national identity card in Msambweni Kwale county, Mombasa. Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government Joseph Nkaissery [right] presents identification forms to an elderly woman in Msambweni Kwale county, Mombasa. The Kenyan government has started to register members of the Makonde community living in Kwale County so as to issue them with Kenyan national identity cards. XINHUA PHOTOS - MBUYU CAZEIYA


Kenya aim at initial exportation of 2,000 barrels of Crude oil 2017

Czech Customs hold 'miraa' worth US six million dollars in month

FOCUS: Zambia will start transacting in U.S. dollars at border entry

ICC team to probe Zambia Opposition leaders reports Presidency

Africa loses US 50 billion dollars annually from illicit financial flow



Somali pirates are still holding three Kenyans says marine expert

Normalcy has returned to Somali town after Police Station attack

FOCUS: Cuts expected in Namibia Finance Minister budget review

Kenya attracts foreign investors to hit Ten percent annual growth

Kenya tax revenues show impressive growth over past five years

Clashes between rival militias in Somalia kill 18, displace 75,000

FOCUS: Namibian ministries divided over marine phosphate mining
Zimbabwe issue Cholera, typhoid alert as water shortages persist



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Aliya D’Silva Elected as Bailli of Chaine de Rotisseurs, Mombasa

Chaine de Rotisseurs, Mombasa members | Coastweek

This year the Mombasa Chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseurs held its 20th Annual General Meeting at Fort Jesus, followed by a formal dinner catered by Severin Sea Lodge on Saturday 15th October 2016. Seen [from left] are Bailli Honoraire Gurdeep Nayer, Naima Mirza, Bailli Aliya D’Silva, Carlo Vitulli, Bailli Honoraire Shabnam Nayer, Sharan Sagoo and Fernando Marques.



Ugandan farmers shift to Chinese hybrid rice to boost income

Rice farmers in the eastern Ugandan district of Budaka | Coastweek

BUDAKA (Xinhua) -- Rice farmers [left] in Budaka district, eastern Uganda learn how to use agriculture machinery to prepare their gardens for planting. A Chinese cereals expert [right] shows rice farmers in the eastern Ugandan district of Budaka how to transplant the high yielding Chinese hybrid rice. Chinese experts under an agreement between China, Uganda and UN's Food and Agriculture Organization are training farmers in better practices. The agreement is under the auspices of the South to South Cooperation program established in 2009 to help developing countries share knowledge and expertise so that all can benefit from innovations and good practices that have been tried and tested in countries facing similar conditions and challenges. XINHUA PHOTOS: RONALD SSEKANDI



Ugandans Take First Place at Mombasa Open Chess Championship

Mombasa Open Chess Championship prize winners | Coastweek

[LEFT] Prize winners in the Under 18 section pose with Mombasa Chess Club members. Seen [from left] is Kevin Acham, Andrew Mumia, Gautham Parameswaran, Paul Ombui, Harshith Rao, Ankur Phadke, Gideon Kirwa and Kenneth Githua. [RIGHT] Prize winners in the Under 8 and Under 12 sections pose with Mombasa Chess Club Chairman Paul Ombui [from left] Gilliane Titi, Cassie Wanjiru, Shayne Shah, Drish Shah, Ray Gabriel and Reuben Githaiga.




President Uhuru Kenyatta commutes death sentence to life in jail

Somalia pirates free 26 hostages held four years near Galmudug | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Coast region Prison Commandant Joseph Mutevesi addresses the press during the release of inmates from Shimo la Tewa maximum prison in Mombasa. Over 600 prisoners in the coastal region were released on Saturday, after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered over 7,000 prisoners to be released during the Mashujaa Day celebrations. XINHUA PHOTO - MBUYU CAZEIYA







Kenya Red Cross team | Coastweek

Kenya Red Cross team work near the site where a guest house was attacked by Al-Shabaab militants in Mandera County.

All-women blind orchestra in Egypt | Coastweek

Female musicians from the Al-Nour Wal Amal (Light and Hope) Chamber Orchestra perform at the Opera House in Cairo, Egypt












Malagasy crowd join in customary 'Famadihana' exhumation ritual

Malagasy crowd join in customary 'Famadihana' exhumation ritual | Coastweek

ANTSAHADITA Madagascar (Xinhua) -- A Malagasy family hold a procession for an exhumation ritual in Antsahadita, about 12 kilometers west of Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo. Exhumation or 'Famadihana' is a funeral ritual happy event during which families in Madagascar dress in new shrouds and wrap the bodies of the deceased with fine silk fabric. XINHUA PHOTO - ERIC LAPEROZY



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Counter piracy patrol in friendly approach on Somalia fishermen

Counter piracy patrol in friendly approach on Somalia fishermen | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (Operation Atalanta) -- Conducting EU NAVFOR counter-piracy patrols near to the Somali coastline, Dutch frigate and Operation Atalanta flagship, HNLMS Tromp, has met with a number of Somali fishermen and took the opportunity to explain how EU Naval Force warships are helping to keep the seas safer for all seafarers by deterring any potential armed pirate attacks. PHOTO - EU NAVFOR










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