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 UPDATED: RUMOURS AND DENIAL FUEL MISCONCEPTIONS OF EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA

Government is deploying health staff to prevent Ebola infections

Another two Lamu suspects charged over killings in Hindi village

Tanzanians prosecute four suspects over 'dumping of body parts'
 
Athletics Kenya investigating export of top junior athlete to Bahrain

Kenya coach Adel Amrouche will recall axed striker Dennis Oliech

Savannah cement firm to lower construction costs by 30 per cent

Over 400 Patients Screened For Blindness At Likoni Ferry Crossing

ye screening taking place at the Likoni ferry crossing as others await their turn | Coastweek

Kenya Ferry Services and Kwale District Eye Centre held a joint eye screening of ferry passengers over the weekend where more than 400 people were screened for cataract and other eye ailments. The exercise was held at the Kenya Ferry passenger yard on the Mombasa.

 

 

 TWENTY YEARS' ON: A WORLD WIDE MANHUNT CONTINUES FOR RWANDAN GENOCIDE SUSPECTS


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Early East African Cobblers of Mwanza, Nairobi And Mombasa !

Indian cobblers created all the footwear in East Africa | Coastweek

[LEFT] Indian cobbler in East Africa trims leather on a granite slab. [CENTER] Still going strong and working with his hands: A Nairobi leather cobbler circa 2003. [RIGHT] The leather crafting tools of a cobbler. PHOTOS - KERSI RUSTOMJI


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Garden City Mall - Africa’s Largest Solar Panel Covered Car Park

Africa’s largest solar panel covered car park canopy on the roof of the Garden City Mall | Coastweek

Garden City is Kenya’s first integrated residential, retail, park, hotel and office development located just 9km from the centre of Nairobi. The 50,000 square metre mall will offer a complete range of local and international brands alongside cafés and restaurants set beside the trees and landscaping of its three acre central park.


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Crown Paints Hosted High Tea And Networking Forum

OPI High Tea and Networking Forum | Coastweek

[LEFT] Rakesh Rao [right], CEO Crown Paints receive a certificate of sponsorship from Tom Onguru, the Head of OPI marketing for sponsoring and hosting the Kenya Institute of management OPI High Tea and Networking Forum at their Lavington curve showroom. [RIGHT] Nempiris Lesiit [left], a Crown Paints interior designer explains crown paints variation boards to Hosea Kili, CPF, the Group Managing Director during OPI High Tea and Networking Forum organized by Kenya institute of management and hosted by Crown Paints.

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

 

 INDIAN TRAVELLOGUE: TRAVELLING ACROSS BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL INDIA WITH ANJUM ASODIA

Mombasa Sports Club Training With Cricket Coach From India

MSC innovative step in the Cricket development program | Coastweek

[LEFT] Coach Aniruddha Gaekwad AGSC [above] putting the Mombasa Sports Club boys through some batting and driving skills. [RIGHT] The Mombasa Sports Club Juniors getting the basics of batting grip from Coach Aniruddha Gaekwad.


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 FEATURES AND SPECIAL REPORTS

The skyline of Nairobi is changing fast and at the center of this transformation are Chinese contractors. Several buildings that once graced the city’s skyline as the tallest are losing the coveted spot as new ones being constructed by the Chinese take over. The Times Tower remains the tallest building in Nairobi, but this is not a position it will continue to hold in the next few years. 

 

 

Graduation Day For Angels On Earth Center | Coastweek

Mathew Mungai, [left] presents a graduate with a certificate during Angels On Earth, Center Graduation ceremony.

Maurice Ochieng with benefactor Vinod Dattani  | Coastweek

Maurice Ochieng, a student is grateful to donors for funding his education giving thanks to his main benefactor Vinod Dattani.

 

 MANUFACTURING SECTOR STAGNATES IN FACE OF POLICY, FINANCIAL, TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS

Mombasa Muslim Faithful Celebrate Occasion Of Idd-Ul-Fitr

Muslims celebrate  Idd which marked the end of the holy month of Ramadhan | Coastweek

[LEFT] Mombasa Muslim youth seen above enjoy themselves by playing beach soccer at the Mombasa Continental Resort during Idd celebration which marked the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. [RIGHT] Nyali MP Hezron Awiti Bolo welcomed by Mombasa Muslim Elders during the Muslims celebration of Idd-ul-Fitr celebrations held in Mombasa. 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

David Rudisha beaten in men’s 800m at Commonwealth Games

Kenya badminton shuttlers Mbogo Patrick Kinyua [left] and Joseph Mercy Mwethya | Coastweek

GLASGOW (Xinhua) -- Kenya badminton shuttlers Mbogo Patrick Kinyua [left] and Joseph Mercy Mwethya compete with Norfolk Island’s Donohoe Michael and Snell Joanne during the badminton mixed doubles competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Mbogo Patrick Kinyua and Joseph Mercy Mwethya won 2-0 (21-4, 21-5) and advanced into the next round. Joseph Mercy Mwethya [right] listens to the instructions of her coach during the second round match of the women’s singles badminton competition at Commonwealth Games. Joseph Mercy Mwethya beat her opponent Lloyd Gayle of Guernsey by 2-0. XINHUA PHOTOS

Muslim faithful across Kenya mark the festival holiday of 'Eid il Fitr'

Muslims mark end of Ramadan in Garissa | Coastweek

GARISSA (Xinhua) -- Muslim faithful attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the General Mohamud Ground in Garissa, about 330 kilometers northeast of Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. XINHUA PHOTO - STEPHEN INGATI

Life has become harder for section of Senior Indian civil servants


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

Mombasa police seize container in port loaded with narcotic drugs

Mombasa police hold container in port loaded with narcotic drugs | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- A police officer and his sniffer dog inspects cartons at the port of Mombasa. A container carrying the cartons of sweets was suspected to be ferrying suspicious goods. XINHUA - SIMBI KUSIMBA

Electricity Generating Company adds 20MW to Ngong wind farm

Wind turbines in Ngong hills | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Wind turbines are seen at the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) station in Ngong hills, about 22 km southwest of Kenya's capital Nairobi. Kenyan government is boosting efforts to tap wind energy, reducing over-reliance on hydro-power and costly diesel-powered generators. XINHUA PHOTO - ZHAO YINGQUAN


 AGRICULTURE 

Wedza elephant 'Nzou' patrols with her buffalo at Imire sanctuary

The elephant 'Nzou' walks with her adopted buffalo herd at Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation area | Coastweek

WEDZA Zimbabwe (Xinhua) -- The elephant 'Nzou' patrols with her adopted buffalo herd at Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation area, near Wedza, Mashonaland East province, Zimbabwe. 'Nzou', the 46-year-old elephant, grew up at Imire with the young buffalo. Repeated attempts by conservationists to re-introduce 'Nzou' back to the elephant herd failed and she has never mated. XINHUA PHOTO - XU LINGUI


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 SPORTS  

Top travel honours for 'Neptune Pwani Beach Resort' in Zanzibar

Neptune Pwani Beach Resort and Spa in Zanzibar | Coastweek

ZANZIBAR -- Neptune Pwani Beach Resort and Spa in Zanzibar has been awarded two best scores on TripAdvisor and HolidayCheck. The prestigious awards are based on feedback from their guests. This five star luxurious resort has been meticulously created emulating traditional Zanzibar style, using the best in local design, interiors, furnishing, meeting top international standards. It is located North-East, on Zanzibar’s best beach on the Kiwengwa shoreline and 45 km from the International Airport and Stone Town.


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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:
nyaligolf@wananchi.com
website: www.nyaligolf.co.ke

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Grace Mugabe is tipped for Zimbabwe ruling party Politburo post

HARARE (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe [left] and his wife Grace Mugabe in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe. Grace Mugabe is tipped to enter the ruling party’s powerful decision-making body as it is to hold its once-in-five- years congress in December, adding a new twist to the drama of the nonagenarian president’s succession. XINHUA PHOTOS - STRINGERS

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 VIDEOS OF INTEREST THIS WEEK 

Hard work for Oscar Ouma Achieng as Kenya lose 28-5 to Wales

Lee Williams of Wales is tackled by Oscar Ouma Achieng | Coastweek

GLASGOW (Xinhua) -- James Davies [left] of Wales is tackled by Oscar Ouma Achieng [right] of Kenya in the plate semi final match between Wales and Kenya of Men’s Rugby Sevens during day 4 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. Lee Williams [right] of Wales is also tackled by Oscar Ouma Achieng. Wales won 28-5. XINHUA PHOTOS - WANG LILI

 

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