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48 Cyclist to Cover 500 Kms for Charity in Kenya | Coastweek


Nairobi Swaminaryan temple committee member Babu Sanghani (left) gives a word of advice to some of the 48 cyclists from Britain, Australia and Kenya who will be participating in 3 days 500 kilometre Kenya Charity bike ride organized by UK based Charity organization that supports education in Kenya, Raha International. The group depart from Nairobi for Mombasa on Friday dawn August 24th, 2018 to Mombasa to raise the balance of 10,000 sterling pounds of their targeted 100,000 sterling pounds (Ksh 12.5 Million).
PHOTO BY ANDREW KILONZI
 

Final Tribute to Kofi Annan | Coastweek


Tributes flowed in from around the world after the death announcement of Kofi Annan in the Swiss capital, Bern, due to a short and unspecified illness. His foundation released a statement and remembered the Nobel Peace Prize winner as “radiating genuine kindness, warmth and brilliance in all he did”. Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat and the first black African to become United Nations Secretary General who led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods, died early Saturday age 80. Artist Zuber’s Painting would be displayed at the National Museum of Kenya.

 

Wazi Group East Africa Free Borehole Donation | Coastweek


Wazi Group East Africa, a dedicated group to transform lives of people through online services has donated a free borehole. Mr. Sumit Dhal, the RSM of London Distillers opened the borehole at Msabaha sub-location along Ganda-Malindi County. The place is around 110Kms from Mombasa and a further 4Kms inside from the Msa-Malindi Road whereby a population of around 5,000 villagers living around will benefit from this project. The villagers thanked the donor Mr. Sumit Dhal and Mr. Vinod Dattani for this wonderful gift of water for life. Seen [from left] are the Chief Bartholomew N Kitunga, Sumit Dhal, John Kariuki and Vinod Dattani with some of the villagers around the area.
 

Avin Galot of London Distillers Donate Mattresses and Bed Sheets | Coastweek


Avin Galot of London Distillers (K) Limited has kindly donated mattresses and 120 pairs of bed sheets and pampers for using in our baby wing and Mr. Summit Dhall and Tivisha Dhall also donated biscuits, sweets, milk and bottles of water to the Child Welfare Society of Kenya Mji wa Salama Children’s Home worth Sh51,000. Seen [from left] are Benjamin, Chairman and Trustee Vinod Dattani, Tvisha, Summit Dhall and children of the home.
 

High Tourism Season Kicks off | Coastweek

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The awesome Oigo kibhuko and Osores family from Nairobi on arrival at Voyager Beach Resort for holiday. The hotel has started receiving local and international guests as the high tourism season kick off at the coast.
PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU
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72nd Independence Day of India Celebrations in Mombasa | Coastweek

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On 15th August 2018 Indian expatriates in Mombasa and the Indian community celebrated the 72nd Independence Day of India at the Assistant High Commission of India, Mombasa office rooftop. The event kicked off with a flag hoisting ceremony followed by a reading of the Indian President’s speech by the Assistant High Commissioner, patriotic song and dance performances by school students which gained plenty of appreciations and applause by the guests and a special Independence Day Cake courtesy of Fayaz Bakery. Seen above is the Assistant High Commission of India, Mombasa Shyam Sunder Dewani with guests and children who received their certificate of participation in the day’s event.

 
 

Mombasa Indian Residents Paid Homage | Coastweek

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On the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India on August 16, 2018, the Mombasa Indian residents paid homage in a condolence ceremony at Assistant High Commission of India, Mombasa’s office.
 
 

Road Safety Equipment | Coastweek

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Joseph Boinnet (centre), Kenyan Inspector General of Police tests equipment during a handover ceremony of road safety equipment to the police in Nairobi, Aug. 15, 2018. Joseph Boinnet warned motorists who may try to violate traffic rules after the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) exit from the roads.
XINHUA PHOTO: ALLAN MUTISO
 
 

2018 Fellowship of IAR in Nairobi | Coastweek

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Former Nigeria First Lady Bola Obasanjo presents the honorary fellowship of the Institute of African Royalty (IAR) to Ahadi Kenya Trust Chief Executive Officer Stanley Kamau during the 2018 Fellowship of IAR in Nairobi, Aug. 14, 2018. The institute of Africa royalty in partnership with UN women hosted the honorary event to recognize prominent leaders who have played a role in transformation in negative African traditions.
XINHUA PHOTO: FRED MUTUNE
 
 

Pharmaceutical and Non-Pharmaceutical Supplies In Public Health Sector | Coastweek

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Chief Executive Officer Halakhe Waqo (L), Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki and EACC Chairperson Eliud Wabukala display a copy of the report on the Examination into the systems, policies, procedures and practices in the pricing of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical supplies in the Kenya’s public health sector, Aug. 17, 2018. The report includes loopholes, weaknesses and opportunities for mismanagement of the supply chain in the public health sector.
XINHUA PHOTO: FRED MUTUNE
 
 

   

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