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Kenya to send first female athlete to the Winter Olympics 2018

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Rwanda banking highly vulnerable to cyber attacks say experts

African Union aim at launch single African Air transport market

 

Somalia government and partners ready Transition Core Group

Somalia government is looking to attract Tourists and Investors

Uganda receiving U.S. 94.52 million dollar road loan from AfDB

South African government move to stabilize power utility Eskom

Rwanda attracts US one billion dollars foreign Direct investment

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UN now send Obasanjo to help stave off political crisis in Kenya

NIC Bank is betting on the Coast as it opens four new branches

NIC bank betting on the coast while opening Four new branches | Coastweek

It’s was all smiles and excitement at the opening of NIC Bank’s four new branches at the Coast this past Monday, 15th January 2018. Seen [from left] at the official opening of the NIC Bank new Diani Branch Office are NIC Bank's Senior Regional Relationship Manager, Manju Mohamedbhai, Luciano Pasteris of Costa Sur, Diani Branch Manager Yasir Ashur and NIC Regional Manager Fred Yuaya.

 

Zimbabwe set to re-engage with West - President Mnangagwa

Army worms invasion threaten northern Tanzania maize farms

WHO pledge support for Chikungunya fight along Kenya coast

Uganda confirms Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak

Kenyan Energy Regulator increases retail pump prices for fuels

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Kenyans expect more U.S. tourism with launch of Direct flights

Matiangi, Macharia, Balala and Hersi pay a visit to JKIA Nairobi

Matiangi, Macharia, Balala and Hersi pay a visit to JKIA Nairobi | Coastweek

Transport CS James Macharia, Internal Security CS Fred Matiang’i and their Tourism counterpart Najib Balala have announced the formation of a Cabinet committee involving officials from the three ministries to streamline operations at the JKIA with the next 100 days. On the ground The MD/CEO of Kenya Airports Authority Jonny Andersen and the General Manager Jimmy Kibati, Group MD and CEO Kenya Airways Sebastian Mikosz were at hand to take the team around the airport.

 

Borussia Dortmund FC suspend Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Safari Rally moves close to re-establishing International status

UN says to reveal details of Tanzanian Ship seized off Greece

HMAS ‘Warramunga’ seize US $26 million dollars Heroin haul

EU NAVFOR helicopter and ship-fueling operation off Somalia

EU NAVFOR helicopter and ship-fueling operation off Somalia | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño has further supported Combined Maritime Forces by rendezvousing with an Australian and Pakistani Warship and conducting Replenishment at Sea (RAS). Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Warramunga of CTF150 and Pakistan Navy Ship Aslat of CTF151 took on board a total of 390 cubic metres of fuel essential for the continuation of Maritime Security in the region.

 

UN say conflict and hunger uprooting 700,000 in South Sudan

Optimistic analysts see Kenya retail sector as 'Bullish' for 2018

Tanzanians probing into cocaine cargo seized from flagged ship

Joint CMF navies hold further massive drugs haul of 3.5 tonnes
 

Construction working on Sea wall to protect Fort Jesus heritage

Chicungunya - Mombasa County Health Department 'Advisory'

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Somalia piracy attacks on shipping falls to two-decade low

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Somali militants 'lecture' frightened Villagers before escape

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Pestilential plague of the Indian House crow blights coast

Great Ormond Street surgeon
visits Mombasa Hospital talks

Great Ormond Street Surgeon Visits Mombasa Hospital Talks | Coastweek

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The Mombasa Hospital Administrative Director Abbas Nasser [right] welcomes Dr. Nav Johal, MBBCh, MRCS, PHD, FRCS (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Surgeon from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, who opened the 2018 Continious Medical Education Programme on 9th January 2018 at The Mombasa Hospital Conference Hall. Dr. Nav Johal mainly talked about ‘common surgical problems in children’ covering a broad range of topics including the diagnosis and management of different conditions.” Looking on is The Mombasa Hospital Chairman of Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. J. M. Muthuuri, Orthopaedic/ Trauma Surgeon based at The Mombasa Hospital.
 

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Fazi Khan secures maiden KNRC win on Fly 540 KMSC Rally

Fazi Khan secures maiden KNRC win on Fly 540 KMSC Rally | Coastweek

Farhaaz “Fazi” Khan, Division One ace, winning season ending Fly 540 KMSC Rally 2017. SPECIAL REPORT BY SAMSON ATEKA

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Kenya Ports Authority’s sponsored Bandari FC | Coastweek

Kenya Ports Authority’s sponsored Bandari FC which is taking part in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL).

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Kenyans launch new Drug manufacturing plant to ease imports

Kenyans launch new Drug manufacturing plant to ease imports | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Adan Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Industry and Co-operatives, said the plant to be set up by Bangladesh-based Square Pharmaceuticals Limited is expected to reduce the cost of drugs and boost health care services in the country.

At least 29 killed, 22 missing as Cyclone 'Ava' hits Madagascar

At least 29 killed, 22 missing as Cyclone 'Ava' hits Madagascar | Coastweek

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar (Xinhua) -- Flattened coconut palm trees damaged by tropical cyclone 'Ava' in Tamatave, Madagascar. Twenty nine people were killed by cyclone 'Ava' that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday, the Madagascar government said Monday. XINHUA PHOTOS - CHEN JIANJIANG


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East African defence experts meet in Uganda

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Several killed after chaos as Kenyan Opposition Leader returns

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Farmers in Kenya count losses as rains disrupt transport and bring diseases

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Florence Kiplagat ready for India test after poor show at Chicago marathon

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Kenya launches digital portal to enhance performance of cooperative sector

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Relief for many Kenyan families as food prices drop to new low


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Nyali Golfing community say ‘Thank You' so much Joyce Masai

Nyali Golfing community say ‘Thank You' so much Joyce Masai | Coastweek

Frank Harter (right), men winner during 2017 Lady Captain Prize at Nyali Golf and Country Club, receives a prize from Tom Soigwa of EPZA. He won with 44 points. Susan Stokes (left), winner of 2017 Lady Captain Prize with a differential of 19, receives a prize from 2017 Lady Captain Joyce Masai. GOLF PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

 

 


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Bandari Swimming Team Wins the CASA Junior Swim Gala

Bandari Swimming Club proud to have won the CASA Open Junior Swimming Championships | Coastweek

On the 9th and 10th of December, Coast Amateur Swimming Association (CASA) concluded the long awaited 9 years and under Swimming Gala held at the Bandari KPA College Mombasa. The event attracted swimmers from The Aga Khan Academy, Aga Khan Primary School, Bandari Swim Club, Blue Ocean Swim Club and Octopus Swim Club. A total of seventy four young athletes swam their hearts out for the red ribbon gold medal.

 

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Standard Gauge Railway run promotional Freight Service Tariffs

Standard Gauge Railway run promotional Freight Service tariffs | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Early morning passenger train from Nairobi crossing an elevated bridge near Ukambani on Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway. Kenya has announced a three-month promotional tariff for the Standard Gauge Railway freight services. Kenya Railways will now charge a flat rate of 645 U.S. dollars for a 20-foot container and 843 dollars for 40-foot container, which will include freight, handling charges and returning of empty containers from Nairobi to Mombasa. XINHUA PHOTO -CHEN CHENG

 

Will trade winds again be back to blow in 'Brexit' sails for 2018

Low-emissions shipping: Who should pay for green transition?

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EU NAVFOR tanker refuelling Combined Maritime Forces ships

HMAS Warramunga seizing a huge 7.8 tonnes haul of narcotics

HMAS Warramunga seize a huge 7.8 tonnes haul of narcotics | Coastweek

Her Majesty’s Australian Ship HMAS Warramunga, currently deployed as part of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, has seized an estimated 7.8 tonnes of narcotics during a series of boardings that started on December 28, 2017 in the Gulf. Working as part of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), HMAS Warramunga conducted detailed searches of the suspect vessels, discovering more than 390 x 20kg bags of narcotics. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

 


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Lithuanian security team protect World Food Programme cargo

EU NAVFOR refuel Combined Maritime Forces on piracy patrol

EU NAVFOR refuel Combined Maritime Forces on piracy patrol | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- Operation Atalanta’s Spanish warship, ESPS Patiño has conducted a busy period of further support to Bahrain based Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) ships during a transit into the Indian Ocean, a series of Replenishment at Sea (RAS) tasks were conducted whilst she continued on her own EU NAVFOR counter-piracy duties. The flexibility of Patiño was demonstrated with three CMF ships receiving vital fuel, oils and water without breaking stride. Australian ship, HMAS Warramunda and British RFA Fort Rosalie are both part of CTF150 who focus on Maritime Security which has seen a recent success counter-narcotic interdiction. Pakistan ship Tippu Sultan is currently working within CTF151 who work on counter-piracy operations with Operation Atalanta. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

Continued CMF, EU NAVFOR Co-operation off Somalia coasts

Continued CMF, EU NAVFOR Co-operation off Somalia coasts | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño met up on the 23rd December, with CTF151 Pakistan Warship PNS Tippu Sultan, to continue counter-piracy operations at sea off the Somali Coast.Their cooperation in this major maritime trade route is no coincidence. To maintain durability and a presence even through the festive season, the respective counter-piracy missions still work together to ensure these vital sea lanes remain open and free from piracy. On this occasion the ESPS Patiño used its capability as an oiler to refuel the PNS Tippu Sultan whilst at sea to ensure the deterrence to repress piracy remains. The ESPS Patiño also has a SH-60 Sea King helicopter, which can be used for a multitude of purposes when deployed. PNS Tippu Sultan is currently tasked as part of Combined Task Force 151, a Combined Maritime Forces counter-piracy mission commanded from Bahrain. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Diversification remains key driver to expand trade in East Africa

Royal New Zealand Air Force on counter piracy maritime patrol | Coastweek

The World Bank’s latest Doing Business Report reveals improved rankings for many countries in the East African Community (EAC), such as Rwanda and Kenya, climbing up 15 and 12 places, respectively, from last year. This development has had a positive impact on the East African container trade market, which continued to see improvements in both imports and exports. PHOTOS - MAERSK EAST AFRICA

 


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Mombasa welcomes 576 tourists aboard first cruise ship in 2018

Mombasa welcomes 576 tourists aboard first cruise ship in 2018  | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Tourists disembark from a cruise ship MS Nautica that docked at the Port of Mombasa, Kenya, Jan. 4, 2018. Tourism in Kenya is on the rise as MS Nautica, a Norwegian vessel registered in the Bahamas, made its second call at the Port of Mombasa on Thursday with 900 tourists on board. XINHUA PHOTO: ALLAN MUTISO.

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Elephant Festival starting in Nepal tourism hub Chitwan | Coastweek

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CHITWAN Nepal (Xinhua) -- Players participate in the Elephant Polo tournament during the 14th Elephant Festival in Sauraha, southwest Nepal’s Chitwan district. The five-day event, organized by the Regional Hotel Association of Sauraha in Chitwan National Park, was inaugurated by Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. XINHUA PHOTOS - SUNIL SHARMA
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