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Kenya confirm 180 million euro deal to boost power connections

China Government donates rice cargo for Kenya drought victims

Tanzania may be sued for ban on export of Copper concentrates

Burundi ask their students to stop strike over Stipend Loan issue

Kenya Soldiers kill 31 'al-Shabaab' militants in Southern Somalia

Kenyan President calls for recruitment of more junior golf players

Valentino Rossi Podium: Came through from Tenth place on Grid

Valentino Rossi Podium: Came through from tenth place on grid | Coastweek

DOHA Qatar -- Yamaha's Valentino Rossi [above] came through from tenth place on the grid to secure a podium with a strong ride to third place as the 2017 MotoGP World Championship commenced in Qatar. Spain's Maverick Vinales held off the challenge of Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi to win Sunday's MotoGP season opener in Qatar. XINHUA PHOTOS - NIKKU

 

Titus Tuwei leads full Kenya sweep at Zhengkai Marathon China

U.N. condemns killing of six Aid workers Sunday in South Sudan

Kenya will model on successful Chinese special Economic zones

China-built Industrial Park will boost Ethiopian Economy and jobs

Warships from Spain, France and Italy join counter piracy patrols

Tajik students showcased rich cultural performances | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (EU NAVFOR) -- EU Naval Force Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia, and French frigate, FS Courbet have conducted combined counter-piracy patrols [left] off the coast of Somalia. EU Naval Force has now been joined [right] by the Italian Navy Maestrale class frigate, ITS Espero. EU Naval Force staff are currently liaising with Somali and counter-piracy partners to verify reports that a dhow has been seized by a possible pirate action group off the north-eastern coast of Somalia. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

East Africans discuss a Trust Fund for reconstruction of Somalia

East Africans will facilitate mass repatriation of Somalia refugees

Somalia President Mohamed requesting return of Relief agencies

UNHCR support to stabilize Somalia and States hosting refugees

Kenya Team in Kampala for World Cross Country Championship

Expert calls for sustained co-operation on use of Nile river water

Tajik Students Cultural performances at the Aga Khan Academy

Tajik students showcased rich cultural performances | Coastweek

Tajik students showcased rich cultural performances at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, seen [from left] Rukhshona Sinavbarova, Abror Alibekov, Alisher Kukanbekov, Gulbegim Rahimjonova, Alisher Abdumamadov, Muslima Niyozmamadova, Aminulloh Mamadziyoev, Masrur Rahimjonov, Fazliddin Orumbekov, Farosat Alamshoeva, Ganjina Vanjova, Zarina Mamadbekova, Isminoz Jamshedova, Furuzon Atobekova, Sabrina Turonshoeva, Anzhela Mirzoeva, Shukufa Sultonmamad, Zuhali Suhrob, Tablina Mavlonazarova, Nekbakht Alibekova and Nafisa Rahimjonova. PHOTO BY RAHIM KARA

 

Rwandans ready with Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System

FOCUS: Kenyans needing Help with repatriation of Somali refugees

Africa Union Mission in Somalia assess current Security progress

Kenyan TB patients unbowed in face of Stigma and discrimination

Fake News: Tanzania President warning local Media to be careful

Victoria Secrets: Kenya open first undergarment production unit

Google mentorship aims to stimulate growth of Kenyan start-ups


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Loss of Kenyan Eco System threatens economic growth: official

Young entrepreneurs set for Africa Youth Tech Summit in Kigali

World Bank commends the use of drones in healthcare delivery

Nairobi airport officials probed on rhino horns seized in Vietnam

Combined Task Force 150 has made third major Drugs seizure

Gun battles between Borana and Samburu has left eleven dead

Kenya and Somalia in joint action will step up War against terror

Kenya and Somalia in joint action to step up war against terrorism | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Visiting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed [dark suit] inspects the honour guard at the State House in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed began his first state visit to Kenya on Thursday ahead of a special summit on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to be held on Saturday. XINHUA PHOTO - PAN SIWEI
 

 

EU NAVFOR flagship on counter piracy patrol meets fishermen

FOCUS: South Sudan conflict Worsens with rise of Militia Groups

Tanzania is able to access U.S. $2.4 billion dollars - World Bank

Antonov An-26 Jet Crashes in South Sudan with 43 passengers

Volunteer Teams and KWS Dispatch Water for Lamu Wildlife 

Wild Kenya teams dispatch water and hay for drought stricken wildlife in Lamu | Coastweek

On 15th March 2017, Care for the Wild Kenya received reports from Lamu County, that hippos were bearing the brunt of the current drought, the reports indicated that the hippos were sun burnt, stuck in mud, mothers with lactating calves couldn’t breast feed little ones due to lack of food, with good will from supporters, volunteers set out to dispatch the much needed water and hay in Lamu County for the drought affected wildlife in the area.

 

African Union boss Somalia visit to discuss security and drought

Somalia call on Saudi-led co-alition to Investigate raid off Yemen

South Africans 'Outraged' after Burglary of Chief Justice’s Office

Freed fuel tanker 'Aris 13' receives escort by French Navy frigate

European Union offers further 165 million Euros support to Africa


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Polish Travel Agents, South Coast

Polish travel agents at Baobab Beach | Coastweek

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  TThe General Manager of Baobab Beach Resort in South Coast Sylvester Mbandi [centre] with a group of 25 travel agents mainly from Poland lead by the TUP Group Product Manager in charge of the Poland market - Kamil Biedrzcki, dance on arrival at resort where they were served with a sumptuous dinner. The travel agents will stay for four nights and also visit majority of the hotels in Diani, they also visited the Wasini Island for a day excursion. The beach dinner was co-sponsored by KTB and the Officer in charge of the German, Polish and Russian market Josephine Mbela who was in attendance during the dinner. The group headed to Salt Lick for a one night safari and on Friday will be in the North Coast for hotel inspections then leave the country on Saturday. The TUI Poland has extended their charter to April, two departures and start early June for the next season. In November this year their plan to fly a bigger plane a 767 that has 300 seats, making the Kenya Coast one of their key destinations during the winter season. PHOTOS BY TITUS MUSAU  

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Chinese charity organization donates to victims of fire in Kibera

Sino-Africa Firefly Charity in Kibera | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Lei Wang (1st, L), Founder of Sino-Africa Firefly Charity and Kunhu Yang (C), Marketing Director of Global Good Trust Company (GGT) present a certificate of appointment to Lali Mwamaka Sharifu as the Ambassador of Sino-Africa Firefly Charity. Kunhu Yang (1st, R), Marketing Director of Global Good Trust Company (GGT) and Lali Mwamaka Sharifu (C) present some of the donation items to a fire survivor during a donation ceremony by Sino-Africa Firefly Charity in Kibera, Nairobi, March 21, 2017. Chinese charity organization Sino-Africa Firefly Charity on Tuesday donated food stuffs, sanitary towels and diapers worth over 1,300 U.S. dollars to victims of a fire tragedy in Kenya's Kibera slum. XINHUA/CHARLES ONYANGO

 


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China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) job fair | Coastweek

ACCRA (Xinhua) -- Job seekers communicate with the staff of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) at the job fair in Accra, Ghana, March 18, 2017. Ghanaian graduates and students flocked to the premises of the University of Ghana on Saturday to take part in the 2017 campus recruitment fair organized by the Confucius Institute. The purpose of the campus recruitment was to connect Chinese enterprises with Ghanaian students. XINHUA/SHI SONG

 


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Bowling Green Opens For Play with Score Of 17 At Monthly Mug

Monthly Mug Winners | Coastweek

After a full month for the traditional annual maintenance, the bowling green at the Mombasa Sports Club opened for Play on the 11th March 2017. Monthly Mug Winners [from left] are Norbert Fernandes, Dr Zainab and Kirti Cchaniyara with Captain Deepak. Looking on [far left] is Vice Captain Ali Jeneby. Simon Bowling [right] at the national Singles in Limuru Club.

 

Bandari FC Challenged To Match KPA’s Excellent Performance

Bandari FC director, head coach, assistant coach | Coastweek

Bandari FC Chairman Eng. Abdullahi Samatar has challenged the technical bench and the playing unit to work extra hard this season to register impressive performance identical to that of the sponsor Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Seen [from left] are Bandari FC Technical Director Twahir Muhiddin, Head Coach Paul Nkata and Assistant Coach George Owoko follow proceedings of the meeting. [RIGHT] Head of Human Resource Boaz Ouko [left] addressing Bandari FC team.


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Iconic rhinos "Kyela and Lankeu" | Coastweek

KWS and Embassy of Ireland have symbolically ‘greened’ iconic rhinos "Kyela and Lankeu" to draw attention to conservation efforts.

West Indian Ocean Cable Company offer African lions support | Coastweek

West Indian Ocean Cable Co. has extended support to African lions by donating drugs and consum-ables to Kenya Wildlife Service.

 
 


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Comoros-flagged tanker 'Aris 13' is being held by Somalia pirates

Comoros-flagged tanker 'Aris 13' is being held by Somalia pirates | Coastweek

The EU Naval Force, which is currently operating off the coast of Somalia, has received positive confirmation from the master of the Comoros-flagged tanker, Aris 13, that his ship and crew are currently being held captive by a number of suspected armed pirates in an anchorage off the north coast of Puntland, close to Alula. PHOTO - EU NAVFOR

 


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KPA host Stakeholders sensitisation workshop on port efficiency

Barriers to Bridges: Transforming Ethiopia-Kenya Border Region | Coastweek

MOMBASA Kenya Ports Authority -- Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has held a sensitisation and capacity building workshop for its customers and stakeholders at a Mombasa hotel on speedy cargo clearance at the Port of Mombasa. General Manager Operations Sudi Mwasinago [center right] opened the workshop on behalf of the Managing Director. A section of the participants are seen [right] while following the workshop’s proceedings. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY


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Barriers to Bridges: Transforming Ethiopia-Kenya Border Region

Barriers to Bridges: Transforming Ethiopia-Kenya Border Region | Coastweek

The former Isiolo-Moyale Road before [left] and modern Nairobi – Nanyuki – Marsabit – Moyale road today [right]. The new Kenya to Ethiopia highway has had a massive positive impact on the region’s security, having opened up an area that was previously viewed as 'marginalized'. PHOTOS - MEDIA COMMONS and MARTIN MCGOWAN

 


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Somalia counter-piracy force re-iterates need for Vigilance at sea

Somalia counter-piracy force re-iterates need for vigilance at sea | Coastweek

Friendly approaches like this [left] increase mutual understanding between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers. EUNAVFOR ship FGS Hamburg [right] seen escorting the WFP chartered MV FADHIL RABI in the vicinity of Berbera. The Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Major General Rob Magowan CBE, has reiterated the need for vigilance in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean after the Comoros-flagged fuel tanker, Aris 13, was pirated and its crew held hostage for four days off the north coast of Somalia. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

 

 

 


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