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Mombasa police confirm they have now re-opened four mosques

Military claiming further 49 'al-Shabaab' militants killed in Somalia

Security forces stepping up local patrols in troubled border region

President Kenyatta launches 'campaign against gender inequality'

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta [second right] unveils a banner during the official launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence and the "He For She" Campaign for Gender Equality at the University of Nairobi Graduation Square in Nairobi. Also present were Margaret Kenyatta [centre front], wife of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, and Anne Waiguru [first left front], Cabinet Secretary for Development and Plannin. XINHUA PHOTOS - FRED MUTUNE

Mombasa police analyze mobile data seized from raid on mosque

Government not to evacuate civil servants from Mandera County

Kenya and United Arab Emirates sign pacts on security and trade

U.N. team probe outbreak of sectarian violence in DRC and CAR

Eight sailors saved following an International Search and Rescue

Sinking: merchant vessel 'Al Hasani' | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA Gulf of Aden -- After receiving a 'distress call' from the merchant vessel 'Al Hasani' ships from the Combined Maritime Forces have saved eight sailors who abandoned their sinking ship. They were safely plucked from the sea following a 30 hour search and rescue operation involving two international organisations and six nations. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

Government short-lists three consortiums to mine coal deposits

National carrier still expanding fleet for further Africa operations

Government approve new Safaricom security surveillance system

Tanzanians on Interpol 'Most Wanted' list for environment crimes

Government Planning New Bujumbura Route From Mombasa Port

10th Pan African Ports Co- Operation conference | Coastweek

Kwale governor Salim Mvurya, Industrialization Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohammed and Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director Gichiri Ndua at the 10th Pan African Ports Co- Operation conference at Leisure Lodge Resort. Transport Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau said the government plans to construct a proposed alternative route from Mombasa port to Bujumbura in Burundi. PHOTO - NANA BEAT

Military forces step up national security after Mandera bus attack

East Africa Standby Force ready for emergency peace operation

EU counter-piracy 'Operation Atalanta' extended to end of 2016

At least five dead, four missing in inter-clan clashes near Marsabit

Tanzania denies report that it is planning to evict Maasai herders




12th Mombasa Homes Expo Held At Sarova Whitesands Resort

12th Mombasa Homes Expo | Coastweek

[LEFT] Nyali MP Hezron Awiti Shares a light moment with My space properties CEO Mwenda Thuranira at the National Bank stand during the 12th Mombasa Homes Expo held at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa. [RIGHT] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, giving his speech during the 12th Mombasa Homes Expo held at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa looking on is My space properties CEO Mwenda Thuranira.





Media 16 Fam Trip And Norwegian Tourists At Kaskazi Beach Hotel

Mombasa based Media 16 and Kaskazi animation team | Coastweek

Members of Mombasa based Media 16 team take time to relax by playing a water polo game at the Kaskazi Beach Hotel swimming pool in South Coast. This was during a two days Fam trip for the Media team organized by the Hotel which is focusing on Local and Conference tourism to lure more tourists to Kwale County. Media 16 team is a team of professional Journalists frok various media houses at the Coast, formed three years ago and registered by the Government. It mainly deals with supporting tourism related issues and supports orphanages. The animation team [right] presents a programme at the Kaskazi Beach Hotel to entertain the guests. PHOTO BY PWANI IMAGES






Kenya government promotes transparent spending in forestry

Estelle Fach and  Alfred Gichu, giving their speeches | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Estelle Fach, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Governance and Accountability Specialist and Alfred Gichu, National Spokesperson for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forestation Degradation (REDD+), deliver their speeches during the launch of the National Task Force on Anti-Corruption for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forestation Degradation (REDD+) in Nairobi, Nov. 27, 2014. The task force will guide the Kenyan government and other stakeholders on matters related to deforestation, emissions and its effects. Xinhua PHOTO: Allan Muturi.










Kenyans hold protests over soaring insecurity in the country

Nairobians hold demonstrations | Coastweek

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- People carrying wooden crosses protest against the insecurity in the country, in Nairobi, on November 25, 2014. Kenya’s military has intensified security operations in neighbouring Somalia against Al-Shabaab militants who had staged a dawn attack on a bus in the country’ northern border town that left 28 people dead on Saturday. XINHUA PHOTO: SAM NDIRANGU




Women In Resistance - A Photographic Exhibition at Alliance Francaise by Pierre Yves Genet. This is a wonderful exhibition of superb posters featuring women who have, despite the odds against them been successful in resistance; making great inroads into women's’ rights in diverse countries where women are subjected to the rule of man; countries in which women are not valued. 



Bangladesh water and sanitation hygiene facilities | Coastweek

The commission of Bangladesh water and sanitation hygiene facilities Private Public Partnership initiative held in Mombasa county.

Christmas Craft Fair | Coastweek

The ladies of the EAWL Kilifi Branch are holding their annual Christmas Craft Fair on Tuesday 2nd December, starting at 10.00.




George Githinji Masters Safaricom Golf Challenge With 39 Points

Safaricom Business Golf Challenge winners | Coastweek

Marinella Larice, lady winner with 38 points receives a prize from Joseph Wanjohi, Safaricom Senior Management Multi National Corporation, Joseph Oluoch men winner with 37 c/b points during Safaricom Business Golf Challenge at Nyali Golf and Country Club is presented a trophy by Safaricom Head of Enterprise Business Unit.  PHOTOS COURTESY OF GILBERT ONCHOKE

Tension remains high in Mandera County after killing of 28 people

Tension remains high in Mandera town | Coastweek

MANDERA (Xinhua) -- Worried and scared non-local residents are seen at a military camp in Mandera, northern Kenya. Tension remains high in Mandera town following the recent bus attack by 'al-Shabaab' militants, as hundreds of residents who fear for their lives have camped at the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) military camp in the border town. XINHUA PHOTO - FABIAN MANGERA


Ndayisenga Valens makes history with first Tour du Rwanda win

KIGALI (Xinhua) -- Cyclists compete [left] during the 'Tour of Rwanda' race in Kigali, capital of Rwanda. Valens Ndayisenga of Team Rwanda went onto to win the final stage. Some 67 cyclists from 14 different teams took part in the eight-day event. XINHUA PHOTOS


Muslim leaders call for calm in Kenya following deadly bus attack

Relative of Mandera bus attack weeps at Wilson Airport | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A hearse arrives at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi to carry remains of the people killed by 'al-shabaab' terrorists in the Mandera bus attack. A relative [right] of victims in Mandera bus attack weeps at Wilson Airport. Somalia 'al-shabaab' militants on Saturday claimed responsibility for the killing of 28 bus passengers in the Kenyan border town of Mandera. XINHUA PHOTOS - SIMBI KUSIMBA





CMF seize narcotics worth $158 million off East Coast of Africa

CMF warship seize $158 million haul of 388kg of heroin in hessian bags | Coastweek

OFF THE COAST OF EAST AFRICA -- HMAS Toowoomba’s ships boats [left] closes in on the suspicious dhow suspected of carrying illegal narcotics. The Boarding Team [right] from HMAS Toowoomba are seen with their $158 million haul of 388kg of heroin in hessian bags. This is the second successful counter-narcotics interdiction operation for CTF-150 since the Pakistan Navy took command of the maritime security and counter-terrorism mission on 14 August. 2014. PHOTOS - CMF


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EU NAVFOR and CMF winning the war against Somalia pirates

EU NAVFOR and CMF winning the war against Somalia pirates | Coastweek

EU Naval Force Dutch frigate, HNLMS Van Speijk, has escorted a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel along the Somali coast to keep it safe from a potential pirate attack. The WFP ship was carrying food such as soya, cooking oil and flour from Mombasa in Kenya to the Somali port of Kismayo. The food will now be distributed to displaced people in Somalia, who have suffered from drought and food shortages. The protection of WFP vessels delivering aid to displaced persons in Somalia is one of the key tasks of Operation Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy mission. Since the EU Naval Force was launched in December 2008, it has ensured the safe delivery of over 920,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid. GRAPHIC and PHOTO - EU NAVFOR

Police charge crowd of 90 for public undressing women in streets

Nairobi demonstration against increasing violence against women | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Furious Kenyan residents hold a demonstration in Nairobi against increasing violence against women, condemning the recent incident of humiliating public stripping of a Kenyan woman. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI





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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