BRITAIN’s leading reggae group ‘Aswad’ were to perform two
charity concerts in the Mombasa Municipal Stadium, courtesy of
the British Council. They were opened by Kenyan artists
‘Makonde’ - who in turn had been invited to perform with ‘Aswad’
in the U.K.
Assistant Director of Fisheries (Marine) Ministry of Tourism and
Wildlife J.S. Mumba chaired a meeting of the ‘National Marine
Anti-Pollution Committee’ which urged “immediate action to
encourage and train the Sabaki River to use its Northern outlet,
and also obtain the necessary funding, so that Malindi Bay could
recover its former splendour.”
Rotary Club of
Kilindini chairman Kishore Mehta presented ‘Paul Harris’ awards
to fellow Rotarians, Navnit Patel, Chuni Shah, Clive Van
Rensburg, Lalit Doshi, Kantilal Ruparelia and Pramrod Shah.
Prem Prinja announced that the ‘Bahari Club’ would soon be
transformed into a most attractive aqua-centre on the lines of a
Hawaiain fishing village with 34 cottages featuring straw-laced
bamboo thatching, Japanese beer Garden, Turkish and sauna baths,
discotheque, nightclub, swimming pool and ‘Bamboo Restaurant’.
Theatre Club hosted Henry Dale’s production of Christopher Fry’s
‘The Lady Is Not For Burning’ with the talents of Daphne Bagshaw,
Dorothy Patience, Malcolm Maries, Patrick Obath, Tony Roland,
Liz Swain, Vic Newcombe, Denis Patience and Ron Gale.
KENYA Cinema was showing
(‘They’re hungry for your flesh ... you can’t stop them ...’)
horror epic ‘Piranha”,
REGAL (‘Come prepared ...
the first new horror creature ...) yet another creepy-crawler
‘The Incredible Melting Man”,
NAAZ ‘Grease” and at
CHOX it was Dev Anand and
Mumtaz in ‘Tere Mere Sapne’
(My Dreams and Yours).
Letter writers included
Mombasa correspondents Juma Sillaha,
Juma Mwayani, Job Mashanga, John Byrne, F. Khambary
and John Gardiner.
Thought for the Week: Love
is not to look into each others eyes but to look outwards
together - Merlinda Skow.