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Vietnam hold more illegal ivory smuggled through Mombasa Port

President Uhuru Kenyatta commutes death sentence to life in jail

Somalia pirates free 26 hostages held four years near Galmudug | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Coast region Prison Commandant Joseph Mutevesi addresses the press during the release of inmates from Shimo la Tewa maximum prison in Mombasa. Over 600 prisoners in the coastal region were released on Saturday, after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered over 7,000 prisoners to be released during the Mashujaa Day celebrations. XINHUA PHOTO - MBUYU CAZEIYA


Kenyan ace javelin hero Julius Yego survives a horror road crash

Kenya Health Ministry launch Modern 'Vaccine Storage' Facilities

Clashes between rival militias in Somalia kill 18, displace 75,000

Nine Chinese sea farers freed by Somali pirates take flight home

Somalia pirates free 26 hostages held four years near Galmudug

Somalia pirates free 26 hostages held four years near Galmudug | Coastweek

GALMUDUG Somalia (EU NAVFOR) -- Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EU Naval Force overflew the pirate controlled fishing vessel FV Naham 3 in 2012 and observed that the vessel had moved from its sea anchorage to a Somali beach in the Galmudug region. Armed men had been sighted on board FV Naham 3, however, no hostages were seen at that time in or near the vessel. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR


Pumpkin farming is catching on across Kenya during dry weather
Reforesting highest African mountain may resolve water shortage

Meteorologists call for Saving Mountains at Ugandan global meet

FOCUS: Namibian ministries divided over marine phosphate mining

33,000 Somali refugees repatriated from Dadaab camp - UNHCR

Zimbabwe issue Cholera, typhoid alert as water shortages persist

Malagasy crowd join in customary 'Famadihana' exhumation ritual

Malagasy crowd join in customary 'Famadihana' exhumation ritual | Coastweek

ANTSAHADITA Madagascar (Xinhua) -- A Malagasy family hold a procession for an exhumation ritual in Antsahadita, about 12 kilometers west of Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo. Exhumation or 'Famadihana' is a funeral ritual happy event during which families in Madagascar dress in new shrouds and wrap the bodies of the deceased with fine silk fabric. XINHUA PHOTO - ERIC LAPEROZY


Interpol set warrant for two Tanzanians linked to Ivory syndicate

Kenya National Highway Authority plans to introduce Toll Roads

Peres Out as Kenyan runners lead Frankfurt marathon elite field

Kenya national Urban Crime in surge despite anti-terror success

Counter piracy patrol in friendly approach on Somalia fishermen

Counter piracy patrol in friendly approach on Somalia fishermen | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (Operation Atalanta) -- Conducting EU NAVFOR counter-piracy patrols near to the Somali coastline, Dutch frigate and Operation Atalanta flagship, HNLMS Tromp, has met with a number of Somali fishermen and took the opportunity to explain how EU Naval Force warships are helping to keep the seas safer for all seafarers by deterring any potential armed pirate attacks. PHOTO - EU NAVFOR


Kenya raise US 302 million dollar for local infrastructure projects

UN confirms receiving a South Africa letter over 'ICC withdrawal'

Zambia spending U.S. $200 million dollars for subsidies on fuels

AU Mission in Somalia will probe killing of civilians by its soldiers

Zimbabwe finance ministry has cleared 15-year IMF debt arrears

Fast and fascinating Memoir of medical man in Kenya 1914-32

Kenya establish Fund to purchase livestock in drought-hit areas



Kenyans mark Heroes’ Day with further call for peace and unity

Drought blamed for rise of human-wildlife conflict across Kenya

Kenya new Chief Justice pledges will prioritize fight against graft

SPORT: Priscah Jepleting still seeking victory at 'Venice Marathon'

Moroccan King Mohammed visits Rwanda to boost bilateral links

Kenya Bank spreads Export Finance to spur regional growth drive

Lions Clubs International celebrate Centenary with Para Olympics

The Lions Club of Mombasa Pwani in District 411A members | Coastweek

Lions Clubs International this year celebrated 100 years of its existence and to celebrate this, the Lions Club of Mombasa Pwani in District 411A, organized a mammoth “Centennial World Service Day - Mini Para Olympics” for Physically Challenged children. Standing [from left] are Lion Aftab Janjua (with camera), Director of ceremony Lion Morara Morara, Convenor WSD Lion Ameer Kitabwala, PCC Lion Murtaza Dungarwalla, Lion President Vipul Patel, District 411a District Governor Lion Jiza Chaudhri, Zone Chairman Lion Dr. Lata Magon, Region Chairman Lion Tahera Biondi and Lion Bhadresh Shah District Officer.


Kenyans mark heroes’ day amid calls for peace and unity


Plans at an advanced stage for 6-lane Mombasa Nairobi Highway


French warship Mombasa visit strengthens ties with Kenya Navy

Officers Seize Counterfeit Items

Anti-Counterfeit Agency Officers displays counterfeit goods | coastweek


  Anti-Counterfeit Agency Officers displays counterfeit goods at their offices in Mombasa County last Thursday. The officers said the 8,200 pieces of Counterfeit items worth Sh.5Millions that exposed health dangers and safety to Kenyan consumers included 4,000 pieces of anti bacterial Dettol soap, cosmetics, shoe brands of Nike, Adidas, Caterpillar, t-shirts and car accessory products. They were seized while being sold to unsuspected locals around residential areas within Mombasa County and six suspected were arrested and assisting police with investigations. PHOTO BY PWANI IMAGES  




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President Kenyatta says Nairobi-Naivasha SGR boost economy

President Kenyatta says Nairobi-Naivasha SGR to boost economy | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta [right] attends the launch ceremony of the Nairobi-Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway Project [left] in Kajiado County. The project is the phase A of Nairobi-Malaba SGR Project, which starts from the Kenyan capital city to Malaba, a border city between Kenya and Uganda. XINHUA PHOTOS - SUN RUIBO



MRM Foundation Adds New Clinics to the Mabati Medical Centre

Safal MRM Foundation Add New Clinics to the Mabati Medical Centre | Coastweek

Dr. Manu Chandaria, Chairman of the Safal MRM Foundation and Trustee Mr Dhiru P. Shah unveiling the plaque at the opening of state of the art Dental and Eye clinics at Mabati Medical Centre, Mariakani. [CENTER] A patient receiving dental treatment at the newly opened Dental clinic and an ophthalmologist examining a patient at the newly opened Eye clinic at Mabati Medical Centre, Mariakani.



Muslims Marked ‘Ashura’ With a Procession on Mombasa Streets

Shia Muslims commemorating the Martyrdom of Imam Husayn (AS) | Coastweek

[LEFT] Shia Muslims commemorating the Martyrdom of Imam Husayn (AS), the Grandson of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him and his progeny) in Mombasa on Wednesday 12th October 2016. [RIGHT] Volunteers of Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Community marching with flags bearing the name of Husayn on the day of Ashura in Mombasa.




Ladies, Men Golf Winners Awarded at Nyali Golf and Country Club

Ladies Scratch Trophy 2016 winner | Coastweek

Christine Ockotch, [left], Ladies Scratch Trophy 2016 winner, receives a trophy from Nyali Golf and Country Club Lady Captain Teresia Odoo. [RIGHT] October Ladies Medal Winners seen [from left] are Joyce Kamau, Truphena Oyaro, Sumali Jayasinghe, Christine Ockotch, Pia Swatton, K. Kihara and Nyali Golf and Country Club Lady Captain Teresia Odoo. GOLF PHOTOS COURTESY OF GILBERT ONCHOKE






Launch of booklet passport | Coastweek

Tourism CS Najib Balala flanked by KTB Chairman Jimi Kariuki display the KTB booklet passport “Tourist passport” at the KICC.

Online Free maternal care programme | Coastweek

Kenyan Health CS Cleopa Mailu (R) goes through the online registration process to subscribe the free maternal care programme.



Kenyans mark annual Mashujaa day amid calls for peace and unity

Mashujaa day celebrations | Coastweek

MACHAKOS (Xinhua)-- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (2nd L) and Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) Samson Mwathethe (2nd R) attend the Mashujaa day celebrations at Kenyatta stadium in Machakos County on Oct. 20, 2016. Defence Forces Soldiers march during the Mashujaa day celebrations. XINHUA PHOTO: JOHN OKOYO











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Kenya says 1.3 million people in urgent need of food assistance

Kenya say 1.3 million people in urgent need of food assistance | Coastweek

NAKURU (Xinhua) -- A Kenyan representative [left] visits the Kenya-China Joint Laboratory for Crop Molecular Biology at Egerton University. Students [right] of Egerton University at the Kenya-China Joint Laboratory for Crop Molecular Biology. The Kenya-China Joint Laboratory for Crop Molecular Biology was officially opened here on Friday. The laboratory is to help enhance the genetic improvement in horticultural crops and other crops in Kenya at the molecular level. XINHUA PHOTOS - SUN RUIBO











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