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Security interrogate Guinean passenger with 11.8 kgs. of heroin

Eight 'al-Shabaab' militants shot dead in south western Somalia

Kenyans repatriating over 500 Ethiopian inmates in two months

Garissa police are holding 11 suspect illegal aliens from Somalia

African wildlife agencies commend Chinese ban on ivory imports

 Workers destroy confiscated ivory in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, south China  | Coastweek

DONGGUAN China (Xinhua) -- Workers destroy confiscated ivory in Dongguan City, south China’s Guangdong Province. The Chinese government have destroyed 6.1 tonnes of confiscated ivory in Dongguan, to demonstrate the country’s determination to discourage illegal ivory trade, protect wildlife and raise public awareness. XINHUA PHOTOS - LI XIN


Voluntary program to register all Kenya firearms in civilian hands 

Algeria and Kenya co-operate on region peace and development

Germany to loan funds for Kenya water supply and health sector

Ugandan central bank warns on effects of falling global oil prices

Kenya industrialists welcome Treasury move to clear tax refunds



Mombasa-Nairobi railway giving employment to many Kenyans

World Food Program resume distribution to refugees in Uganda

Swedish fast assault crafts joining EU NAVFOR counter-piracy

UN welcomes release of four hostages held by Somalia pirates

Elimu Foundation help open refurbished Tudor Primary School

opening at Tudor Primary School | Coastweek

Pupils of Tudor Primary School [left] entertain the donors, board member of Elimu Foundation and guests under the supervision of a teacher during the opening of Tudor Primary School. The Elimu Foundation committee members, seen [from left] Talib Sheikh, Shakila Mamujee, Shaffiq Anjarwalla, Mette Gulamhusein and Purna Dhutia.


Coast detectives shoot dead two armed gangsters after robbery

One dead and two injured during Mandera border town ambush 

Sponsor threatens to abandon warring Kenya sports federations

Premier League row back in court, minister to answer summons
Population growth posing threat to Tanzanian wildlife sanctuary

Zebra and plains game grazing in the Ngorongoro Crater | Coastweek

NGORONGORO Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Zebra and plains game grazing in the  Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA), north Tanzania. Located in the crater highlands area of Tanzania, NCA, which is part of the expansive Serengeti - Mara ecosystem, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, and has global importance for bio-diversity conservation. XINHUA PHOTO - ZHANG PING


Tanzanians in final stages with soda ash project in Lake Natron

Ugandans and donors discuss new program against malnutrition

Central Somali fight with 'Ahlusunah Wal Jamaa' leaves 15 dead

U.S. tyre firm accused of bribing Kenyan officials to win tenders

W.B. approves funds to finance affordable housing in Tanzania



Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud slates terror attacks

Overseas Tanzanians may vote during 2015 general elections

Tanzania authorities close down textile mill over pollution claim

Ugandan youth thrilled about nomination for Nobel peace prize

East Africans appeal for 'permanent cease-fire' in South Sudan




Chaine Mombasa Induction Ceremony And Gala Dinner

The Mombasa Baillage Induction Ceremony and Gala Dinner | Coastweek

Seen in the front row [from left] Karan Ubhi, Mrs. Sonia Ubhi, Mrs. Arlette DeSouza, Bailli Shabnam Nayer, Mrs. Aliya D’Silva and Ms. Bilha Mucuha. Back row Andrew Muir, Marwan Misbah, Gurdeep S. Nayer, Zul Harunani, Gilles Schwarzrock and Fernando Maques.




Cerebral Palsy Charity Walk 2015 at the Bamburi Butterfly Pavilion

Cerebral Palsy Foundation projector and a video camera from an anonymous donor | Coastweek

Seen back row [from left] Abdul Razak Athman, Mohammed Abdalla, Sleyum Said, AbdulRahman Adil, Ali Shaban, with special needs teacher Agnes Medza. Front row Abubakr Mehsen, Abass Ali Asger, Fahad Abdalla, Abdul Juma Ibrahim, Munira Abdisalam, Nadia Hussein, Ankita Patel, Fatma Abdullatif and Najwa Fahmi receiving a projector and a video camera from an anonymous donor.





St. John’s Kaloleni Defeats Matuga Girls In Coast Hockey League

second round of Coast Hockey League matches | Coastweek

[LEFT] St. John’s Vs Matuga - Agnes Rahisi (11) and Mary Charo (15) from St. John’s trying to score against Christine Muthoni and keeper Mgeni Kumbo of Matuga Girls. [RIGHT] Mvita vs Shimo - Mark Mwangi of Mvita XI scoring past Shimo’s defenders Edwin Mwaruti (14) Juma Mbwata (18), with custodian Tony Steven well beaten during the second round of Coast Hockey League matches which was played on the Matuga Girls hockey pitch in Kwale county on Sunday 22nd Feb 2015..






German navy warships rotate on Somalia counter-piracy patrols

EU Naval Force warship, FGS Lubeck F214 handing over to German Navy frigate, FGS Bayern F217 | Coastweek

EU Naval Force warship, FGS Lubeck F214 has completed a four month counter-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden after handing over her tasking to German Navy frigate, FGS Bayern F217. The handover ceremony between the two warships was attended by senior military officers from the German Armed Forces. FGS Lubeck conducted patrols off the coast of Somalia and escorted World Food Programme vessels from Mombasa to ensure that vital aid arrived safely into port for the Somali people. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR








The Coast Arts and Theatre Society is pleased to announce the first ballet show of 2015. This is The Enchanted Forest choreographed by Jean Hughes. The ballet and tap show will be performed at Mombasa Academy on Saturday March 7th and Sunday 8th at 6.30pm. It tells the story of an enchanted forest where happiness and joy prevail until the forest is visited by a group of bad spirits.



Nyali Constituency and North Coast Beach Clean Up Exercise | Coastweek

Members of Nyali for peace, health and development CBO led by their vice-chair person during a recent clean up exercise in Nyali.

KTB host dinner for international golf writers | Coastweek

Mombasa based Singer Prince Adio Mohamed and his group of Musicians entertain guests aboard the Tamarind Dhow in Mombasa.


Loveliest young ladies winning Eastern Africa beauty competition

Doriane Kundwa is crowned Miss Rwanda 2015 | Coastweek

KIGALI (Xinhua) -- 19-year-old Rwandese student Doriane Kundwa is seen [left] after being crowned 'Miss Rwanda' 2015 at the Kigali Serena Hotel in Kigali, capital of Rwanda. NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Shamim Ali, 'Miss World' Kenya entrant, poses [centre] during launch of a previous 'Miss World Kenya Beauty Pageant' in Nairobi. KAMPALA (Xinhua) -- 23-year-old Leah Kalanguka is seen [centre right] after winning the recent 'Miss Uganda' 2014-2015 competition in Kampala, capital of Uganda. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALI AZALE and JOSEPH KIGGUNDU



















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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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