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Kenya and Djibouti to safeguard peace in Horn of Africa region

Floods kill 158, displaces 299,859 others in Kenya since March

Death toll rising to 32 in ‘Patel Dam’ Solai sudden burst tragedy

One killed, two seriously injured in South African mosque attack

Health charity wins Spanish award for international co-operation

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Kenya ministry bet on science and technology to achieve growth

Joint Patrol between ITS Margottini boarding team and AMISOM

Joint Patrol between ITS Margottini boarding team and AMISOM | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- Crew members from ITS Margottini continued the regional cooperation EU NAVFOR has established with the AMISOM Marine unit off the coast of Mogadishu. Following on from several interactions last year, Margottini’s Italian crew took up the opportunity to patrol local waters off the coast of Mogadishu with the AMISOM unit. Not only did the two Marine units conduct coordinated boat drills, they also exchanged training and ideas on boat safety, maintenance and sea survival. Maritime training with regional partners, such as AMISOM, is an extremely important aspect of Operation Atalanta’s work to deter piracy off the coast of Somalia. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Kenya and Djibouti agreements to boost trade and bilateral links

Kenyan experts blame high energy cost for slow industrialization

Kenya bets on Small-holder irrigation technologies to boost food

UN concerned with violence in Malawi ahead of next year’s polls

Sudan regret Egypt accusation of blaming Nile Dam talks failure

Kenya Research Centre to boost construction of green buildings

Kenya planning new construction policy to boost buildings safety


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China Wuyi confirm plans build $95m Mombasa Industrial Park

Kenya police issue terror alert ahead of holy month of Ramadan

Kenyan Health Ministry launch ambitious Polio vaccination drive

Scientists ready synthesis of Madagascan cancer-fighting plants

Somalia security force evacuate flood victims from Belet Weyne

Somalia security forces evacuate flood victims from Belet Weyne | Coastweek

BELET WEYNE Somalia (AMISOM) -- Djibouti troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) recue flood victims in Beletweyne. This prosperous town is currently experiencing its worst flooding and many civilians have been displaced. AMISOM PHOTOS

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta mourns deaths of soldiers in Somalia

'al-Shabab' terror squad kills three North Kenyan quarry workers

Kenya and Ethiopia agree to boost both trade and diplomatic ties

KRC says five million U.S. dollars needed to assist Flood victims

Kenya consumers abandon tomatoes as heavy rains triple prices

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Kenya parliament show rare cohesion after political leaders unite

ESPS 'Meteoro' offers Tanzanian Navy training in Dar-es-salaam

ESPS Meteoro offers Tanzanian Navy training in Dar-es-salaam | Coastweek

During a port visit to Dar es Salaam, EU NAVFOR’s Spanish warship ESPS Meteoro invited Tanzanian Navy on board to receive training in maritime skills. This training follows up on the visit by EU NAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS Patiño to Dar es Salaam on 3 April, where she played host to members of the Tanzanian Navy and provided training in Visit Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) and basic first aid procedures. Activities such as this support the development of state maritime security capabilities and are a vital part of EU NAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta in combatting piracy and other maritime-related crime in the Western Indian Ocean region. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Punitive measures on SA companies responsible for diasasters

Security challenge affect timing of Ethiopia major national plans

Expanding Botswana Defense Force celebrate 41st anniversary

Mixed reactions at Malawi president’ state of the Nation address

Expectant Namibia farmers look forward to rare Bumper harvest

Zambia and Japan agreement on Mine Exploration Collaboration

TAZARA seeks US 450 million dollars additional re-capitalisation

TAZARA seeks US 450 million dollars additional re-capitalisation | Coastweek

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is seeking 450 million U.S. dollars as an additional re-capitalization boost.Makame Mbarawa, Tanzania’s Minister for Works, Transport and Communications has said that the government is “planning to procure 40 traction motors to be fixed in locomotives to transport more cargo.” Tazara Railway Locomotives seen at the New Kapiri Mposhi Railway Station [left] in Zambia and the Mbeya Railway station [right] in southern Tanzania. WIKIPEDIA PHOTOS - JOSSE JONATHAN and DAVID BROSSARD

 

UN-backed call for private sector investments in refugee setting

Kenya ministry plans enhanced vigilance amid new polio threats

Kenya invests research to enhance competitiveness of products

Technology firm launches new software testing center in Kenya

Kenyan police launch manhunt for al-Shabab coastal Recruiters

Kenyans to intensify probe into poachers who killed three rhinos

Ugandan park conduct census on endangered mountain gorillas


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Constitutional referendum campaign underway across Burundi

Zimbabwe ruling party senior officials now lose in primary polls

Uganda register press freedom progress: Uncertainties remain

Rwandan police arrest 23 for violence related to Refugee camp

Tanzania ready to employ over 10,000 primary school teachers

Kenya ministry turn to biking safaris to promote domestic travel

Oshwal Academy garner 98 Medals at the World Scholars Cup

World Scholar’s Cup participants | Coastweek

17 Students from Oshwal Academy Mombasa brought accolade to the institution by amassing a total of 8 trophies and 98 medals (58 Gold and 40 Silver) at the just concluded World Scholars Cup Nairobi II Round held at Brookhouse School, Nairobi on 11th and 12th April, 2018. World Scholar’s Cup participants in the back row [from left] teacher Joseph Muia with Deep Shah, Kamran Sheikh, Suheil Lakhani, Bavya Mehta, Lakhvir Sohal, Shamma Doshi, Sara Said and teacher Ms. Nancy Njaramba. In the front row [from left] Suki Gikandi, Dhairya Mehta, Zaira Pavan, Hima Palan, Nicole Ananga, Khalida Patel, Andrew De Silva, Alma Otieno and Keshni Shah.

 

Kenya workers firmly oppose to law that makes striking harder

Kenya in reconciliation mood as president calls for forgiveness

President Kenyatta vows to spearhead regional peace initiative

Chinese billboard triggers mixed reaction amid commercial ties

Government inject funds to promote Tertiary education in 2018

South Sudan peace monitors deplore sudden surge in violence

Port of Mombasa receives largest container ship MSC Portugal

Port of Mombasa receives largest container ship MSC Portugal | Coastweek

MOMBASA Kenya Ports Athority -- MV. MSC Portugal, the longest and wider container ship to call at the Port of Mombasa. Mooring operation of MV MSC PORTUGAL at berth No.19 on Monday. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 

U.S. pledging closer Economic and Security Ties with Ethiopia

Kenya move to empower farmers with sci-tech in food security

Zambian unemployment rate recorded at 41.2 percent in 2017

Former Malawi president Joyce Banda has now returned home

South Africans condemn IAAF’s Regulations against Semenya

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UN urges Kenyans to enhance local family planning measures

Pakistani frigate comes to rescue of stranded Indian fishermen

Pakistani frigate comes to rescue of stranded Indian fishermen | Coastweek

NORTH OF SOMALIA -- Pakistani frigate PNS ALAMGIR has provided vital assistance to a stranded Indian fishing boat north of Somalia in the Gulf of Aden. During a routine anti-piracy patrol, PNS ALAMGIR encountered the fishing boat St Mary, whose 12-strong crew had been drifting in the busy seaway for eight days due to a gearbox failure. Over the course of the next 24 hours, ALAMGIR’s crew were able to fix the defect as well as provide much needed supplies. The grateful crew thanked the Pakistani warship and CMF before heading back towards their Indian homeport.. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

Tanzania Zanzibar assures support local and foreign investors

Uganda arrest suspects over kidnapping South Sudan national

Somalia seek international support as flood displace thousands

Rwandan national flag carrier launches Flights to Nigeria Abuja

Western style of Democracy not suitable for Africa - UN official

 

 


 

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“Muslim Kumbhar Jamat” Holds A Mega Successful Eye Camp | Coastweek

On Sunday 29th April 2018, Muslim Kumbhar Jamat, Mombasa in conjunction with Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre holds a Mega successful Eye camp at their community centre, kindly sponsored by Mr. Salim Juma family. Seen with the operated patients standing [from right] is MKJ Vice Chairman Yunus Miyanji with Chairman Rafiq Miyanji, Coordinator/Donor Salim Juma, Trustee Mehboob Lota, Aslam Dawood, General Secretary Parvez Saleh, MEH Chairman and Managing Director Sanjeev Agarwal and Dr. Vaibhav.

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The Girls Swimming Team of Aga Khan Academy Mombasa win the First Position, Second position was taken by Oshwal Academy and third position was for Bandari Swim Club. While the Aga Khan Academy Boys team took first position; Bandari Swim Club took second place and the third position was won by Nyali Primary School during the CASA swimming competition over the weekend.


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Kevin Magotsi Claim’s C.T.N Bell Squash Tournament 2018

Kevin Magotsi Claim’s C.T.N Bell Squash Tournament 2018 | Coastweek

C.T.N Bell Squash Tournament 2018 was organized by Mombasa Sports Club and sponsored by C.T.N Mombasa Ltd. All players played one game for a non-stop duration of 10 minutes against their opponent in every stage of the tournament. Standing [from left] Winner Kevin Magotsi with Runner-up Yusuf Zavery, MSC Captain and CTN Mombasa Ltd M.D Rishi Dodhia, MSC Vice captain Vimal Shah.

 


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A paramotor pilot prepares to land near the Great Pyramids during Egypt’s first ever air sports festival. XINHUA PHOTO: AHMED GOMAA

People visit the 35th Tunisia traditional crafts exhibition in Tunis which is an 11-day event. XINHUA PHOTOS: ADELE EZZINE

 
 


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KILIFI (Xinhua) -- Flood victims arrive to safety in Kilifi County, April 26, 2018. Sabaki river burst its bank following heavy rainfall experienced throughout the country displacing over 1000 families in the coastal region according to Colonel Obonyo (KDF)- Public Affairs. XINHUA PHOTO - CHARLES ONYANGO

 

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'Patino' handing over Somalia counter Piracy duties to 'Meteoro'

ESPS Patino hands over Somalia counter piracy duties to ESPS Meteoro | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS Patiño has left the Somali Basin and began the long journey home following a successful five months as part of the 'Operation Atalanta' counter-piracy operation. Patiño has been patrolling around the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden since joining EU NAVFOR in December 2017, maintaining an ongoing presence in the region to protect World Food Program, AMISOM, and other vulnerable shipping by deterring and disrupting pirate activity. EU NAVFOR thanks ESPS Patiño for its diligence and vigilance during its time on 'Operation Atalanta' as it hands over its counter-piracy duties to Spanish warship ESPS Meteoro. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Mombasa Port receive new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry crane

Mombasa Port receive new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry crane| Coastweek

Kenya Ports Authority have this week acquired one new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry Crane and eight Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) Cranes to boost efficiency and productivity at the Port of Mombasa. MV Biglift Barentsz is seen cruising the Kilindini channel to discharge the equiment at Berth No. 21 at the Second Container Terminal. PHOTO - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 


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