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 EXPERTS EXPRESS ALARM AT CONTINUING DECLINE IN USE OF INDIGENOUS KENYA LANGUAGES

Face painted Christian children enjoy fun of an 'Easter Egg' hunt

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A talented artist paints facial colours for Christian children during an 'egg hunt' activity for the Easter celebrations at a playgroup in Nairobi. Easter is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary as described in the New Testament. XINHUA PHOTOS - MENG CHNEGUANG

Nairobi police recover 131 pieces of ivory near shopping mall

Ten rescued after Tanzanian vessel capsizes in Lake Victoria

President Mugabe blasts gays, Europe and Zimbabwe opposition

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe | Coastweek

HARARE (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is shown [left] at a grand ceremony held at the National Sports Stadium, in the west suburbs of Harare, Zimbabwe, to celebrate the 34th year of independence from Britain. Zimbabweans [right] uphold a banner saying "Happy Birthday, Zimbabwe". Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans attended the annual ceremony. XINHUA PHOTOS

Coast police pursue Mombasa suspects funding terror activities

Coast security increased ahead of Easter holidays in Mombasa

Government is recruiting 10,000 police officers to boost security

 

 


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=SAMARA VISRAM: ‘TUJENGE SHULE - AIMS AT EDUCATING KIKAMBALA LEADERS OF TOMORROW’


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Dear Diary Initiative Kenya Organized An Art Competition

Dear Diary cheque presentation ceremony | Coastweek

Imperial Bank and Dear Diary staff members during the Dear Diary cheque presentation ceremony held at Imperial Bank, Mombasa Branch. Imperial Bank donated Kshs 48,000 towards the Art Competition Initiative. Dear Dairy Team Members [from left] are Maria Fidahusein, Ammar Walji, Harsh Shah, Asgar Molu, Nafissa Khanbhai, Imperial Bank Staff Shakila Munirali, Dear Dairy Team Member Hasnain Molu, Imperial Bank Staff Sujay Khataw.

 ANNE AND HORST KRIER: ATTACKED BY ELEPHANT, LOST IN THE BUSH, RESCUED BY SOMALIS


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=LATEST: STOCKS AND SHARES - NAIROBI EXCHANGE BUSINESS ROUND UP

 

 KUL BHUSHAN - UGANDA POSTAL ISSUE STAMPS MARKING CENTENARY OF SIKHS IN COUNTRY

Shree Visa Oshwal Community Medical Screening Exercise

Official opening of Medical Screening Exercise | Coastweek

VOC-Mombasa Chairman Nimish Shah officially opening the Medical Screening Exercise. Seen [from left] are OMF Administrator Mrs. Bharti Shah, OMF Chairman Tejul Dodhia, OERB Medical Chairman Narendra Shah and OERB Chairman Rajiv Shah.


 CULTURE 

   

 FEATURES AND SPECIAL REPORTS

Experts have warned that there is a gradual decline in the use of Kenya’s indigenous languages. Led by Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary Professor Jacob Kaimenyi, they said that there is need to document this vernacular language. “Globalization has led to the increasing uptake of foreign languages at the expense of indigenous languages,” Kaimenyi said during the launch of the Ekegusii dictionary and encyclopaedia.

 

 

Trophy for 1st prize being handed over | Coastweek

Hotpoint Appliances Ltd won the First Prize in the Kitchen and Appliances Category at the 19th Kenya Homes Expo.

Convener Lion Reezvana Yusufali donating goodies | Coastweek

Lions International came up with Lions World Lunch Relay which kicked off on 4th April 2014 to celebrate the month of April.

 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

MWA Donation To Mabati Technical Training Institute Mariakani

Members of Mombasa Women’s Association | Coastweek

Mombasa Women’s Association donation to Mabati Technical Training Institute Mariakani. This institute offer vocational skills to youth of Mariakani. Their technical students are examined and certified by National Industrial Training Authority. MWA chairlady Mrs. Suman Kanji presenting a cheque of Ksh200,000/ (two hundred thousand) from charitable Trust of MWA to Mr. Norman (MTTI).

 CANADIAN WARSHIP HAS SEIZED OVER 130KG OF HIGH-GRADE HEROIN OFF COAST OF TANZANIA

Traders protest hike in retail prices for commodities outside City Hall

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Wakulima Market traders hold peaceful demonstrations outside the County Governors' office in Nairobi, April 15, 2014. The traders protested the increase in rates charged on goods entering and sold in the market, thus eroding on their profits margin. Xinhua PHOTO: Sam Ndirangu

 POLITICIANS MUST PERFORM OR PERISH - KUL BHUSHAN HIGHLIGHTS CURRENT INDIAN POLLS

Kul Bhushan: Simple guide to 'state-of-play' in the Indian elections


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

Coast Veteran Cricketers Defeat Dar-es-Salaam’s Union Sports

Coast Veteran Cricketers Team | Coastweek

Standing [from left] are Alihusein Namajee, S. Bwibo, Subash Rathod, B. J. Abbas, Rajab Ali, Ulanga, Piyush Sawjani, David Tikolo, Babulal Chadasama, Sibtain, CSS Captain Sibtain Kassamali, Capt Dar Veterans Dr. Kilbir S. Gupta, Kirit Patel, Munir Merali, Ayub Issak, Hassan Ulanga, Tom Tikolo. Squatting are S. Tikolo, Ratish Kamania, Akram Abbas, Parvez Heera, Zuher Ladak, Raza Imam, H. Pindoria.


 AGRICULTURE 


 FOCUS: ZIMBABWE UNEMPLOYMENT

   

 BEN OCHIENG: PLUMMETING SPORT STANDARDS ARE A REFLECTION OF OUR NATIONAL PSYCHE

Record crowds roar as Kipsang and Kiplagat win London Marathon

Kipsang and Kiplagat win London Marathon | Coastweek

LONDON (Xinhua) -- Wilson Kipsang of Kenya poses [left] with his compatriot Stanley Biwott and Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede after crossing the finish line of 2014 London Marathon in London, Britain. Wilson Kipsang claimed the title of Elite Men’s group with 2 hours 4 minutes and 29 seconds. Edna Kiplagat of Kenya poses [right] with her compatriot Florence Kiplagat and Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia after crossing the finish line of 2014 London Marathon. Edna Kiplagat claimed the title of Elite Women group with 2 hours 20 minutes and 21 seconds. XINHUA PHOTOS - WANG LILI


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Visitors Welcome

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NYALI GOLF and COUNTRY CLUB

Ranked one of the best courses in Kenya.
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Facilities: Golf, swimming, squash and tennis.
Mombasa mainland.18 holes with grass fairways.
Visitors welcome. Handicap not necessary.
Guest policy - Monday, Tuesday, Friday and
other days when there are no competitions. 
Rates: from U.S. $ 12. Dress code: proper golf attire.
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e-mail:
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website: www.nyaligolf.co.ke

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Tanzania President is declared 'most outstanding African leader'

Tanzania President declared most outstanding African leader | Coastweek

DAR ES SALAAM (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has been honoured with "Africa’s Most Impactful Leader Award" by African Leadership Magazine. The award is given annually to African leaders who meet leadership standards set by the magazine, including adherence to good governance, democracy and human rights. XINHUA PHOTOS - MENG CHENGUANG

 HEART-BREAKING IMAGES SHOW BODIES OF ELEPHANTS SLAUGHTERED BY TSAVO POACHERS


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 VIDEOS OF INTEREST THIS WEEK 

:ALCOHOL AND DRUGS RECOVERED FROM SOMALIA 'AL SHABAAB' HIDEOUT IN BUULA BURDE

Classic sailing schooner ‘Seepaert’ wrecked at Mtwapa Creek

Classic luxury sailing schooner ‘M.S. Seepaert’ wrecked at entrance Mtwapa Creek | Coastweek

The classic luxury sailing schooner ‘M.S. Seepaert’ (meaning ‘Sea Leopard’ in Dutch) has been wrecked on the coral rocks next to a large mangrove forest at the entrance to the Mtwapa Creek, on the Kenya North Coast. How this ‘Queen of the Seas’ ended up in her present predicament has been attributed to ‘an aborted towing operation against the incoming sea during an unusually high spring tide’.

 

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