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Kenyan 'lion census' to be completed in 2015 says wildlife agency

A large male lion [left] seen within the Kisumu impala sanctuary | Coastweek

KISUMU (Xinhua) -- A large male lion [left] seen within the Kisumu impala sanctuary. The Sanctuary ecosystem is located close to Kisumu city on the shores of Lake victoria. NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A lioness and her cubs [right] in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, south-western Kenya. Maasai Mara National Reserve, popularly known as Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserve, is a great tourist attraction center as it offers visitors an opportunity to watch the Africa’s "big five": lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino. XINHUA PHOTOS - DANIEL NAMALE and LIU YUQIAN

SOMALIA:  MULTILATERAL AGENCIES WILL PARTNER WITH KENYA TO STABILIZE HORN OF AFRICA

Coast police probe 'radicals' taking over of Masjid Swafaa mosque

Pirate attacks off Somalia coast show decline: maritime watchdog

Tanzanian police seize eight tonnes of marijuana on Mount Meru

Kenya devolves road network controls to improve service delivery

Nyali Association (NIBRA) Conserving The North Coast Suburbs

Nyali Business and Residents Association Launch Party | Coastweek

The chairperson of Nyali Business and Residents Association (NIBRA) M/s Wangari Ndegwa assisted by KLDA Karen, Langata district Association, Nairobi Vice Chairman Steve Shelly [centre], cuts the cake to mark the official launch of the association held at Nyali international Beach Hotel. She is being flanked by Area MP Hezron Awiti Bollo [second left], Senator Hassan Omar Sarai [second right], Kisauni DC Julius Kavita [right], secretary Ms. Millicent Odhiambo [left] and Association member Wodywossen Kassie [third right]. PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU

SHIPPING:  UNITED NATIONS CONFIRM SUSTAINED EFFORT TO FIGHT PIRACY OFF SOMALIA COAST

 

 


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Government is planning to 'upgrade' slums and free urban space

Highrise office block under construction in Nairobi | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Highrise office block under construction in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. A recent report by World Bank, 2015 Ease of Doing Business Index, placed Kenya at position 136 from 2013’s position 137 in the global competitiveness ranking.The Kenya government has however strongly refuted the report saying that the bank failed to include recent economic developments. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI


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KUL BHUSHAN:  PERSONAL WORDS OF WISDOM: 'LIGHT UP WITH YOUR OWN LIGHT IN THIS DIWALI'

Condé Nast Recognize Top Serena Lodges And Safari Camps

The popular Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge situated close to Mzima Springs in Tsavo Park | Coastweek

Serena Lodges and Safari Camps have once again received global recognition from Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.The awards recognize Serena’s outstanding contribution to the development of the continent, the economic aspirations of its citizens, the transformation of Africa’s image in international markets by branding the six destinations that it has presence in as an attractive tourism destination and for providing the highest standards of service and product whilst operating in a sensitive manner towards monitoring the interests of the local population including traditions, culture and future development.


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Serena Hotels managing director Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu

    The Kenyan tourism sector has dipped by
    up to 30 per cent within the last one year.

     Serena Hotels (EA) MD Mahmud Janmohamed
     takes an in depth look into the main reasons for
     the low numbers and the way forward.


Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2

Serena Hotels MD Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu | Coastweek

 

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

 

INDIAN TRAVELLOGUE:   WANDERING AROUND BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL INDIA WITH ANJUM ASODIA


 CULTURE 

   

 FEATURES AND SPECIAL REPORTS

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is staging a performance, Silhouette on Saturday 1st November 2014 from 19h30 onwards in the Commons’. Set in Houston, Texas in the 1980s, young Lauren Clarke is a psychiatrist investigating the case of a serial killer. After their first meeting, she realizes he is treated brutally by the guard, and has more to him.

 

 

KPA welfare facilities tour | Coastweek

Kenya Ports Authority chairman Danson Mungatana with Mbaraki Sports Club Edward Opiyo during the tour of KPA welfare facilities. 

Chaine Des Rotisseurs Formal Dinner And Opera | Coastweek

Shamsher Mawji, Zul Harunani and Hugh Walters during the Chaine Des Rotisseurs Formal Dinner and Opera At Tamarind Restaurant.

 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

Kenya’s relief agency prepares staff members over Ebola outbreak

Ebola screening exercise | Coastweek

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Medical practitioners examine Kenyans during an Ebola screening exercise, a Kenyan citizen (right) undergoes an Ebola screening exercise upon her arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Oct. 29, 2014. Nine Kenyans who arrived here from Liberia on Wednesday had their blood samples tested for the Ebola virus. According to Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, the nine will be monitored for the next 21 days. XINHUA PHOTO: SIMBI KUSIMBA

Business regulatory reforms improve in SSA: World Bank

Multilateral institutions will partner with Kenya to promote peace, stability and development | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (1st R), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (c) and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (front L) speak to the media at the State House in Nairobi, Oct. 29, 2014. Multilateral institutions will partner with Kenya to promote peace, stability and development in the horn of Africa region, according to the statements issued on Wednesday by the United Nations and the World Bank. XINHUA PHOTO: MENG CHENGUANG


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

MOMBASA DIARY:  SUN DOWNER 'DAWA' IS JUST THE START OF 'TAMARIND RESTAURANT' CHARM

Peter Kosgei and Jeptoo Eunice win Nairobi Stanchart Marathon

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon winners | Coastweek

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Peter Kosgei celebrates during the awarding ceremony for the men’s full marathon of the 2014 Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon in Nairobi, Oct. 26, 2014. Peter Kosgei won the 42km men category in a time of 2 hours 12 minutes and 24 seconds and Eunice Jeptoo of Kenya won the 42 kilometers women category in a time of 2 hours 43 minutes and 02 seconds. Jeptoo Eunice runs across the finishing line during the 2014 Nairobi Marathon in Nairobi. Jeptoo Eunice claimed the title of female group with 2 hours 43 minutes and 02 seconds. XINHUA PHOTOS: SIMBA KUSIMBA AND ZHANG CHEN


 AGRICULTURE 

KUL BHUSHAN:  HOCKEY LEGEND DHYAN CHAND IS HONOURED WITH BOLLYWOOD SPORT BIOPIC

MAC Swimmers Clinch The Victor/ Victrix Ludorum

MAC swimmers show off their trophies after being awarded first place in the girls category and second in the boys category | Coastweek

Last weekend, the Girls team of Mombasa Aquatic Club (MAC) were declared winners in the girls category at the Kenya Swimming Federation (KSF) National Age Group and Open Swimming Championship held at the Oshwal Academy. With the weekend turning out to be a scorcher, and with tough competition across all age groups, MAC swimmers did not compromise on their performance.


 FOCUS: BOTSWANA

 

 

 


 SPORTS  

INSECURITY:  POLICE FORCES BOOST PATROLS ALONG BORDER TO CURB CRIME FROM SOMALIA

5th Annual Angelo DeSouza (Sana) Memorial Hockey Festival

Hockey Festival 2014 Men's winners Kenya Police pose with Mrs. Jennifer De Souza and KHU Chairman Nashon Randiek | Coastweek

The family of the late Agnelo De Souza, together with the Kenya Hockey Union and Coast Hockey union, got together to organise a memorial hockey tournament/festival in Mombasa. The 5th Annual Angelo DeSouza (Sana) Memorial Hockey Festival 2014 has been the largest so far with 14 men’s and 9 women teams competing for the title at the Goan Institute and Mombasa Sports Club grounds.


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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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 OUTSOURCE: OF INTEREST FROM THE WEB 


Tough Course For Nyali Golfers At Kenya Tourism Board Golf Day

Kenya Tourism Board Golf Day men and lady | Coastweek

Kenya Tourism Board Company Secretary, Allan Njoroge [left], presents prize to men winner Kelvin Caroll with 38c/b pts while Jane Mburu, lady winner with 36c/b points, receives a prize from Kenya Tourism Board Product Manager Fred Okeyo during Kenya Tourism Board Golf at Nyali Golf and Country Club. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

KUL BHUSHAN:  PRAFUL PATEL REMAINS A BRITISH ASIAN LEADER FOR MANY VALUABLE CAUSES

Teeming wildlife at popular 'Kulalu Camp' in Galana Conservancy

Kulalu Camp Galana Conservancy | Coastweek

GALANA CONSERVANCY -- 'Kulalu Camp' sits high on the banks of the Galana River, just 110 kms. west of the coastal towns of Malindi and Watamu. Game viewing includes elephant, giraffe, buffalo, lion, cheetah, leopard, and many different species of plains game. Bird watching is particularly good with 91 species of birds so far having been recorded in a 500 metres radius from camp. As Kulalu Camp is situated in close proximity to Tsavo East visitors have a choice of game drives, touring around either the Galana Ranch conservancy or the National Park.

SWAHILI  SINGULAR TREAT FOR OUR READERS - SHAIRI 'KISWAHILI WATAMBAA KAMA KOBE MAKINI'


 VIDEOS OF INTEREST THIS WEEK 

MOMBASA DIARY:  SLITHERING THROUGH TRAFFIC LIKE STEALTHY SNAKES INTO TSAVO PARK

AfDB approves 12.7 million USD for Kenya’s geothermal project

140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant | Coastweek

NAIVASHA (Xinhua) -- Outside views of the 140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant in Naivasha. The Olkaria geothermal project, located in the Great Rift Valley area, is set to lower the cost of power in the country. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZHOU XIAOXIONG

 

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