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THIRTY EIGHT YEARS' AGO -
COASTWEEK, February 8 - 14, 1980:

AGA KHAN EDUCATION SERVICES GIFTS FOR MAYOR’S IDD BARAZA

Coastweek -- FORMER WORLD heavyweight boxing champion Mohamed Ali was pictured waving to huge crowds who received him at Nairobi airport when he was on a visit to Kenya at the request of American President Jimmy Carter, who had appointed him ‘special envoy’ to discuss with African nations the need to boycott that years Olympic Games in Moscow unless the Soviet Union pulled it’s occupation forces out of Afghanistan. During his short stay ali met with president moi, senior government officials and leaders of kenya’s olympic movement..

TWO Mombasa-based ocean going tugs the Bison and Barbara braved three weeks of ‘almost impossible weather conditions’ to succcessfully salvage the 4,300 ton Danish cargo vessel Pep Ice which had gone aground on the treachers ‘Bassas de India’ Reef, 500 kms off Beira in the Mozambique Channel. The salvage operation was undertaken in the teeth of the hurricane Claudette with an ocean swell of upto five metre waves.

MANAGING Director of the Kenya Posts and Telecommuni-cations Corporation Kipng’eno arap Ng’eny said that his corporation had imported modern telephone equipment which would provide 3,000 more lines to Mombasa.

FAMOUS German footballer Gert Mueller was seen on holiday at Diani’s Two Fishes Hotel.

KENYA AIRWAYS celebrated their third anniversary amid great fanfare.

HIGH spirits of Sally Field and laid-back humour of Burt Reynolds get together in “Hooper” at NAAZ Cinema after a good run of “The Wizard From Oz”. REGAL Cinema had ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ followed by ‘Police Python 357’ and ‘Dragon From Shao-Lin’. Musical time with big names like the Bee Gees, Peter Frampton, Diana Ross and Frankie Howard in “Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club” at KENYA Cinema. CHOX had Anil Dhawan, Neetu Singh and Rekha in ‘Hawas’ (‘Lust’).

LETTER writers included Mombasa’s A. S. Juma who “could not get over Nyundo Football Club’s 21-0 victory over Burnley, with 20 goals scored in the first half alone”, Omar Swaleh Khamis warned of “accidents on the Malindi Road”, William Okello who felt that “incidents of stone-throwing after dusk had increased in Mombasa”, A. L. Kataka of Ukunda who deplored the “pathetic maize meal shortage in Kwale District”, and Kengeleni’s James Mbotela who felt that the Nyali Bridge should actuallly be called the ‘Kisauni Bridge’.

             

 

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