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Tanzanians are working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

Blast kills five Kenyan Security Officers near Liboi border region

President mourns crash victims as searchers recover Black box

No survivors found with crashed aircraft in the Aberdares forest

Bourse down U.S. $941 million in May as foreigners exit market

Light air craft has gone missing with ten on board close to Kitale

Rhino Charge 2018 raises ksh.181,401 million for Conservation

Rhino Charge 2018 helps raise ksh.181,401 million for Conservation | Coastweek

ELANGATA ENTERIT ENKUTOTO, Narok County -- The Rhino Charge 2018 held on Saturday (June 2nd) in Elangata Enterit Enkutoto, Narok County, raised an incredible KES 181,401,055. This beat last year’s figure of KES 153 million by adding another KES 28 million to secure a new all-time record. The highest fundraiser was Peter Kinyua (Car 23) who raised KES 24,770,681. PHOTO - RHINO CHARGE

 

Kenya marks Environment Day amid call to end Plastic pollution

KPA Acting MD assures staff of his support as he tours Kilindini

Accounting officers ordered to Vacate office during Graft probes

U.S. air strike killing 27 al-Shabab militants in Somalia - Africom

Farmers hurt with Crop and Livestock diseases after heavy rains

President flags off the first transport of Export-oriented Crude Oil

Kenyans welcome planned oil exportation with cautious optimism

 

Kul Bhushan - Indians buy in 70 percent of Kenya Gaming Firm

Unethical procedures blame for Kenya construction sector mess

Two dead, and Four more rescued, as Nairobi building collapses

Kenyan leaders again keeping hopes alive for national unity deal

United States team kills 12 al-Shabab terrorists near Mogadishu

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Dr. Arch. Daniel Manduku is new acting Managing Director KPA

First anniversary of SGR passenger train 'with smooth operation'

First anniversary of SGR passenger train with smooth operation | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyans sing and dance [left] beside one of the first batch of locomotives that were made by Chinese companies for the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway, in Mombasa. A train leaves the Nairobi terminus [right] of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). Kenya has marked the first anniversary since the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway passenger train service amid smooth operations that has endeared it to regular travelers, entrepreneurs and tourists. XINHUA PHOTOS - SUN RUIBO and WANG TENG

 

Kenya SGR train will prove a catalyst for regional transformation

Kenya SGR train will hasten Africa’s rise as major power: expert

Splits - State officials taking polygraph test to curb rampant graft
 
Activist across Uganda denounce new tax on social media users

City folk embrace urban farming techniques for Food sufficiency

Kenyan constitutional change debate quelled for political stability

K.W.S. Quresh Abdi Guyo has won 2018 African Ranger Award


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President renews pledges to fight Corruption and promote unity

Kenya marks 55 years of independence in hope and challenges

Joyce Msuya is new deputy executive Director of Nairobi UNEP

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Cyprian Fernandes - Nairobi Heroes in the Rise of Goan Soccer

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Benjamin Kigen will ruffle steeple chase Diamond pecking order

Twahir Ali Alwi wins 26th Edition of Zanzibar Quran Competition

Twahir Ali Alwi reciting Quran | Coastweek

[LEFT] Twahir Ali Alwi reciting Quran during the 26th Edition of the Zanzibar International Quran Competition held in Zanzibar. Twahir emerged the winner. [RIGHT] Twahir Ali Alwi [left] being congratulated by the Muslim Mercy Youth (MMY) Secretary General, Said Abeid after winning the Zanzibar International Quran Competition.

 

Security increased in Lamu camps to flush out coastal terrorists

Kenya to start exporting oil through Mombasa Port in December

President to sustain war against graft and recover stolen money

Kenyan commercial banks on the spot over corruption scandals

Kenyan Wildlife Service shoot dead three poachers in Mt. Elgon

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4th Kenya China Trade Week will be bigger and better than ever

Managing Director Mrs. Mturi-Wairi launches KPA Safety Week

EU NAVFOR focus counter-piracy efforts during Mombasa visit | Coastweek

Theme for this year's Kenya Ports Authority annual 'Safety Week' is "Safety starts with me, Nitawajibika." Managing Director Mrs. Catherine Mturi-Wairi [left] addressing employees and port users during the flagging off of 'Safety Week' at KPA headquarters. General Manager Operations and Harbour Master Captain William Ruto [center left] was also present during the event. Peer educators [right] are seen presenting a drama on safety week. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 

Kenya police launch manhunt for al-Shabab returnees at Coast

Islamist extremist group beheading 10 in Northern Mozambique

Presidential dialogue reducing business costs say private sector

Kenya Government finally arrests 20 officials over graft scandal

President Kenyatta launching a strategic water storage program

Kenya spend five million dollars to deport illegal foreign workers

AMISOM and Somalia Police to secure University Examinations

AMISOM and Somalia Police to secure University Examinations | Coastweek

Secondary students take their national examinations [left] in Mogadishu, Somalia. Over 27,000 secondary school students in Somalia began national examinations on Saturday. The exams will be conducted in 120 centers across the capital and four federal states that include Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Southwest, and Jubbaland. Police officers [right] under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), take part in securing of the national examination centres in Mogadishu, Somalia. AMISOM PHOTOS - OMAR ABDISALAN

 

South African Airways to rescue Passengers of sister Company

Floods: Kenya farmers grapple with crop and livestock diseases

Northern Tanzanian districts report distress after major flooding

South Sudan say sanctions embolden rebels stall at peace talks

 

 


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Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho, Mombasa Senator Mohamed Faki and the founder cum president of Global Medical Aid and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Denmark Hans Frederik Dydensborg follow proceedings during the handing over ceremony of medical equipment worth KSh. 11 million held at Shimo la Tewa Primary School in Nyali Constituency, Mombasa. In attendance were several senators who were on a fact finding tour in the county. The donation is part of assorted medical equipment worth KSh 33 million which were recovered from a buyer who got them at KSh 3 million during an auction at the port of Mombasa. PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU
 

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Asian Foundation Awards Mrs. Anjarwalla for Philanthropic Services

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Standing [from left] Asian Foundation Chairman Hasmukh Devani, Mrs. Shama Anjarwalla, Mrs. Najma Zaveri, Mrs. Hayati Anjarwalla, and Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed at a prestigious gathering at the Trademark Hotel in Village Market. The gathering marked three decades of philanthropic service by the Asian Foundation in Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta was represented by Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed as she graced the celebration of philanthropic service to Kenyans. The Asian Foundation awarded Mrs. Hayati Anjarwalla for her exemplary philanthropic services to humanity for the last 40 years.

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Diamond Trust Bank senior manager, Mohamed Khatib [2nd left] hands over a cheque of 100,000 shillings to Hon. President Mombasa County Hockey Association, Oliver Mascarenhas [3rd right] at the bank. The bank is one of the main sponsors of MCHA National Indoor Hockey tournament to be played on 1st and 2nd of June 2018 at Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa. Looking on is the bank Manager administration, Godfrey Malisa [left], assistant General Manager-Coast, Duraiya Anjary [3rd left], Mombasa County Hockey Association deputy treasurer and treasurer, Mark Mwangi [right] and Mariano Emadau respectively.


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Winners of May Medal at NGCC seen from left are Christine Ockotch, Truphena Oyaro, Mary Kandu, Perviz Barnsley, Pauline Gachihi, Florence Karimi, Pia Swatton and Alice Wahome.

 


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Chinese Porcelain Art Exhibition in Tunis, mainly displays the porcelain culture of Jingdezhen, a town famous for porcelain art.

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CTF 150 warship seize six tonnes of Hashish from Drug Dhows

CTF 150 warship seize six tonnes of Hashish from Drug Dhows | Coastweek

HMAS Warramunga’s Seahawk Romeo helicopter has located two separate suspicious vessels in the East Arabian Sea. With CCTF approval, and following the insertion of her boarding team, a professional and thorough search of the first vessel led to the discovery of 147 bags of hashish, weighing in at approximately three tonnes and worth approximately USD $115.2 million. Just hours later, a second suspicious vessel was located by HMAS Warramunga’s Seahawk Romeo helicopter. Again, with CCTF approval, the ship’s boarding party was deployed and upon conducting searches uncovered approximately 3.2 tonnes of hashish, worth approximately USD $122.45 million. This takes Warramunga’s total seizures to more than 26 tonnes of hashish and approximately two tonnes of heroin, valued at approximately USD $1.42 billion. Asian-refined heroin derived from Afghan or Burmese poppy seeds flows by dhow sailing vessel and by air into Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. There it is redirected to Europe, and sometimes, via Nigeria, to Mexico and North America. Al-Shabaab, the Islamist, Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror movement of Somalia, derives much of its predatory income from the illicit movement of Asian heroin and hashish, charcoal and locally produced qat [miraa]. PHOTOS - COMBINED ARITIME FORCES

 


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EU NAVFOR focus counter-piracy efforts during Mombasa visit

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Flagship of EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta, ITS Carlo Margottini, has made a four-day logistic and operational stop in the port of Mombasa after an intense period of counter-piracy patrolling along the coast of Somalia. She hosted a Maritime Security forum on board aimed at supporting and encouraging regional governments that has seen the recent establishment of the Kenya Coast Guard as a good example of the development of maritime capacity. PHOTO -EU NAVFOR

 

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