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Coast terror suspect Said Swaleh Said Awadh held in Mandera

Lead prosecutor in trial of Ugandan terror suspects is murdered

Kenyans hope Obama visit will ease travel alerts from the West

Kenya profiles migrants to curb insecurity and human trafficking

Chinese and visiting Ugandan presidents holding talks in Beijing

 

United States President Barack Obama plans July visit to Kenya

Senior 'al-Shabaab' intelligence commander surrenders in Bakol

Mombasa court charging three female students with 'terror links'

EU NAVFOR Commander meets with Tanzanian military officials

EU Naval Force conducting maritime training with Tanzania Navy

EU NAVFOR maritime training with Tanzanian Navy | Coastweek

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania -- During a port visit to Dar Es Salaam, EU Naval Force Flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, has conducted maritime training with a delegation from the Tanzanian Navy. The training was well received and contributed to the growing mutual understanding between EU Naval Force and the Tanzanian Forces, who are a key regional partner in the continuing Somalia counter-piracy effort. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Coast tourism hit hard by travel warning from Western countries

Government task force now probes senior officials linked to graft

Boinett urges bandits and cattle rustlers to surrender illegal arms

Electricity distributor wants to locally source for Kenyan materials

Top Chinese political advisor welcomes visiting Zambia President

Zambian President Edgar Lungu visiting China | Coastweek

BEIJING China (Xinhua) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu [front third left] offers a wreath to the Monument to the People’s Heroes in Beijing, capital of China. President Lungu has been attending the annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia, held in south China’s Hainan Province. XINHUA PHOTO - ZHANG DUO

 

AMISOM ambassador meets EU partners and Somalia diaspora

Police hold women suspect suicide bombers headed for Somalia

Britain re-news its 'travel alert' on Kenya coast over terror threats

Government pledges to crack down on extremism in coast region

United Nations Security Council condemn hotel attack in Somalia

 

 

Agriculture minister Felix Koskei vacates office over 'graft' claims

Two suspected poachers shot dead in Lake Nakuru National Park

Kenya runner Daniel Kinyua Wanjiru wins Prague half marathon

Julius Maisei from Kenya wins his nineth Zhengkai Marathon title

Kenyans sweep both men and women cross country world titles

Gold medalist Geoffery Kipsang Kamworor [centre] of Kenya | Coastweek

GUIYANG (Xinhua) -- Gold medalist Geoffery Kipsang Kamworor [centre] of Kenya celebrates with teammates silver medalist Bedan Karoki Muchiri [left] and Leonard Barsoton after the men’s senior group at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, southwest China’s Guizhou Province. Gold medalist Agnes Jebet Tirop [right centre] of Kenya, silver medalist Senbere Teferi [left] of Ethiopia and bronze medalist Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia pose on the podium during the awarding ceremony of women’s senior group at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang. XINHUA PHOTOS - OU DONGQU

 

East African industry and investment environment has improved

President Mugabe talks to 'Africa-China Young Leaders' Forum

Madagascar political re-conciliation meeting planned for late April

Biogas changing rural population life styles in southern Tanzania

CMF prevent smuggling of drugs, weapons and Somalia charcoal

USCG Cutter Aquidneck conducting counter-terrorism and maritime security operations | Coastweek

Sunset for Somalia piracy: USCG Cutter Aquidneck has joined CTF-150 in conducting counter-terrorism and maritime security operations. While assigned to CTF-150, Aquidneck is busy searching, identifying, approaching and boarding vessels suspected of providing a source of funding to international terrorist organisations by smuggling illicit cargo such as narcotics, weapons and illegal Somalia charcoal exports. PHOTO - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

Mombasa police dragnet arrests over 50 suspect radical youth

Unknown gunmen shoot dead a senior CID officer in Mombasa

Mombasa police remain on high alert for attacks by separatists

Kenya Airways resuming normal flight schedules into Tanzania

EU NAVFOR protect 300 WFP shipments from Somalia pirates

 

Generous Ethiopian Airlines support Coast Skål Club tour event

Presenting Rose Bowl to Skalleague | Coastweek

Skål president Kenya coast Paul Kurgat [third right] flanked by Skål members presents Rose Bowl to Skålleague Mehboob Harunani in appreciation of his hard work in promotion of Skål activities and tourism along the Kenyan coast. Mr. Harunani has been in the forefront keeping vibrancy and coordination of activities within Coastal Kenya and beyond. He was among the team that went to New York to bid for Congress to be held in Mombasa and is In charge of Operations Committee Congress on the Beach 2015. Looking on [from left] are Taher Adamji, Director of Gupta Tours and  Safaris Kunj Gupta, Frederick Van Der Hoevan of Msambweni House, Kwale, Tuwa Mwahunga of Serena, Ethiopian Airlines regional manager Fekadu Kadebe, Best Western Creekside General Manager Shailesh Patel, Neptune Hotels Director of Operations Vikram Korla, Sarova Whitesands Head of Sales Joy Morai, Travel and Hospitality Consultant Pia Swatton and Edwin Chemisto of Serena. PHOTO - TITUS MUSAU


 

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Explores the vigour and passion of Kenyan traditional dances

Maasai dance has always been an important cultural practice within Kenya | Coastweek

Kenya is known for stunning wildlife, vast landscapes and its rich tribal history preserved - in part - in dance, a language of its own. ‘Inside Africa’ presented by Soni Methu, discovers the movements that define Kenya’s culture. From the Indian Ocean to the shores of Lake Victoria, dance still helps define the ancient tribes of modern Kenya, a thread drawing together the generations across centuries, woven into the fabric of their cultural identity. Historically, dance has always been an important cultural practice within the country, and one that still helps define the tribes.

 


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Kenya urges envoys to pursue economic diplomacy abroad

17th Biennial Ambassadors' and High-commissioners' Conference in Kwale | Coastweek

KWALE COUNTY (Xinhua) -- Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (2nd L) talks with Kenya's Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed (L) during the official opening of the 17th Biennial Ambassadors' and High-commissioners' Conference in Kwale County, March 24, 2015. Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday challenged Kenyan envoys to fasten trade and diplomacy in order to catapult Kenya into the league of great economic and political powerhouses of the world. Kenya will host the World Trade Organization ministerial Meeting in December 2015, and the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in 2016. XINHUA PHOTO: SIMBI KUSIMBA

 


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Trade environment had much improved in East Africa: report

A truck ferries cargo along Mombasa road in Nairobi | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A truck ferries cargo along Mombasa road in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 22, 2015. As the economic activities in the East African region gear up, investors requiring importation of mega structures are facing challenges as roads are not built with a capacity to accommodate extreme huge hauliers. XINHUA PHOTO: ALLAN MUTURI

 

 

 

Heats Fail To Humble Coast Gymkhana In Over 40 Cricket League

Man of the Match Cheque presentation | Coastweek

[LEFT] Mohamed Al Harazi of Mombasa Sports Club receiving the Man of the Match Cheque from National Head Coach Steve Tikolo for NIC Cup 2015 Game no 8. [RIGHT] Moh’d Fazal (Jaffery Sports Club) receiving the Man of the Match Cheque from NIC Bank Representative Mr. Amos for NIC Cup 2015 Game no 9.


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 FEATURES AND SPECIAL REPORTS

The Mombasa Branch of the KSPCA will be holding their Shaggy Dog Show on Saturday 28th March at the Butterfly Pavilion, Bamburi Nature Trail. It will be a fun day for adults and children alike with classes for every kind of dog - Best KSPCA Dog, Dog most like its owner, Best Puppy, Best wounded Soldier, best Veteran, Best Pedigree, and the dog which is the Judges favourite.

 

 

Kenya Obs/Gyn Society award | Coastweek

Drs. Mahesh and Aruna Chudasama awarded for their contribution to Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).

Tulia Spa Staff with the award | Coastweek

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa Tulia Spa Staff celebrate after being awarded Spa of Choice 2015 by Go Places.

 

 

Coast Secondary Schools Compete In Hockey Festival 2015

Trophies receives by winners and runners up | Coastweek

[LEFT] Coast Hockey Association Secretary Feisal Yasin presenting the Runners Up trophy to Staicy Tumaini from St. John’s Legends. [CENTER] BMIS Head Peter Barnard presenting the Winner Trophy to Stephern Mapenzi from St. John’s Scorpions. [RIGHT] Coast Hockey Chairman Oliver Max presenting the Runners Up trophy to Tonny Kitheka from Shimo La Tewa.


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NYALI GOLF and COUNTRY CLUB

Ranked one of the best courses in Kenya.
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Facilities: Golf, swimming, squash and tennis.
Mombasa mainland.18 holes with grass fairways.
Visitors welcome. Handicap not necessary.
Guest policy - Monday, Tuesday, Friday and
other days when there are no competitions. 
Rates: from U.S. $ 12. Dress code: proper golf attire.
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website: www.nyaligolf.co.ke

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Serena Hotels managing director Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu

    The Kenyan tourism sector has dipped by
    up to 30 per cent within the last one year.

     Serena Hotels (EA) MD Mahmud Janmohamed
     takes an in depth look into the main reasons for
     the low numbers and the way forward.


Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2

Serena Hotels MD Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu | Coastweek

 

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