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President Kenyatta talking to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May

 

Kenya police kill three 'terror suspects' in foiled Mombasa attack

Kenya soft power key to prevent Terrorism and regional conflicts

Tanzania leader visiting quake-hit region as death toll rises to 16

At least eleven killed and over 200 hurt in Tanzanian earthquake

President launches new party: Political terrain changes in Kenya

President launches new party: Political terrain changes in Kenya | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta [second front left] and Deputy President William Ruto [front left] take part in the official launching of the Jubilee Party ahead of the 2017 general elections at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks [right] during the official launching of the Jubilee Party at Kasarani stadium, Nairobi. XINHUA PHOTOS - JOHN OKOYO and NYALWASH

 

UNESCO and Africa Union fight impunity for crime on pressmen

Twin blasts target Kenya police officers patrolling Somalia border

UN release emergency funds to strengthen protection in Somalia

Kenya confirms repatriation of Somalia refugees is still on course

Coastal communities stress importance of preserving mangroves

Coastal communities stress importance of preserving mangroves | Coastweek

Mangroves are shrubs or small trees that grow in coastal saline or brackish water. Mangroves occur worldwide in the tropics and subtropics, mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° S. In the year 2000, the area of mangroves was 53,190 square miles (137,760 km²), spanning 118 countries and territories. The unique ecosystem found in the intricate mesh of mangrove roots offers a quiet marine region for numerous young organisms vital in the oceanic food chain. WIKIPEDIA PHOTOS - RON NIEUWEGEIN and AGHA TAHIR HUSSAIN

 

Tanzania gas-rich southern region to join National Electricity grid

Mogadishu Police increase security ahead of East Africa summit

Tanzania commend EAC leaders on EU Trade deal signing delay

Nairobi bourse key index rises above 3,200 points as stock gains

Kenya banks trade T-bills and Bonds to make up for rate capping

Kenya Forum pledge commitment to transform Africa Agriculture

Goodwill Visit from two Indian Naval Ships into Port of Mombasa

 Indian Navy’s Western Fleet based at Mumbai | Coastweek

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Kenya and to promote maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata [left] and Aditya [right] under the command of the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM will arrive at Mombasa on 10 Sep 16 on a three day visit.

 

Kenya government launch system to track Horticultural products

Chinese expert Video surveillance firm to establish Nairobi office

Four Kenyan police officers hurt during Nairobi Helicopter Crash

Polish tourist killed in six-seater plane crash near Lake Naivasha

Bad/ Sad 24 hours for light aircraft pilots in Nairobi and Naivasha

Bad/ Sad 24 hours for light aircraft pilots in Nairobi and Naivasha | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The wreckage [left] of a crashed police helicopter near Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya. At least four police officers were injured after a police aircraft crashed in the capital Nairobi on Thursday. Nairobi County police commander Japheth Koome confirmed the incident at Nairobi’s sprawling Mathare slums after a brand new Agusta Westland 139 police helicopter crashed. NAIVASHA (Xinhua) -- Police and emergency service members [right] work at an airplane crashing site in Naivasha. A Polish tourist died and her four British counterparts were seriously injured on Thursday after a six-seater light aircraft they were flying in crash-landed in Naivasha, about 90 kms northwest of capital city Nairobi. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTISO and ROBERT MANYARA

 

East African Community leaders delay signing of EU trade pact

Experts urge legume cultivation to improve African food security

UN ask Kenyans to prepare for more South Sudanese refugees

UNHCR say 70,000 Somalia refugees are ready to return home

Southwest Special Forces kill 'al-Shabaab' Bay Region militants

Southwest special forces kill al-Shabaab militants in Bay Region | Coastweek

LABAATAN, Jirow, Somalia (AMISOM) -- South West Special Forces [left] have killed al-Shabbab militants, destroyed al Shabaab hideouts and recovered firearms in the on-going security operation in Labaatan Jirow neighbourhood situated in Baidoa, Bay Region, Somalia. Recovered AK 47 rifles [right] and ammunition. AMISOM PHOTOS - SABIR OLAD

 

South Coast Police arrest Ugandan 'terror suspect' near Kwale

Kenyans launching new strategy to fight Extremism and Terror

Champ Kipruto eyes Brussels meet steeplechase world record

FOCUS: South Africa ruling party reject state capture allegations

Military aircraft tyre burst causes Mombasa Airport flight delay

At least four Kwale fishermen drown from an over-loaded boat

East African summit opens in Dar es Salaam: Tanzania official

Expanding Kenya economy forecast to grow 5.9 per cent 2016

Kenya account deficit to fall to 5.5 percent for 2016/ 2017: IMF

Kenyan tea farmers expect better earnings with Good Weather


 

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President Officially Opens the New Kongowea Wholesale Market

President unveils the plaque | Coastweek

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils the plaque to officially open the newly built market within the Kongowea Wholesale Market which was refurbished by the National Youth Service as Mombasa county officials and the Governor Hon. Joho look on. PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU

 


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President Uhuru Kenyatta Signs Fisheries Management Law

President Uhuru Kenyatta Signs Fisheries Management Law | Coastweek

President Uhuru Kenyatta, flanked by his Deputy William Ruto, Mombasa County Governor Hassan Joho, Changamwe MP Omar Mwinyi and the County’s Executive officer in charge of Agriculture and Lands Anthony Njaramba [right] signs the fishing bill into law at the port of Mombasa last Saturday. This was during the official commissioning of the first phase of the Mombasa Port Second Container terminal at the port of Mombasa. PHOTO BY PWANI IMAGE

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Junior Golfer Brings In the Best Scores at Kenya Power Competition

Kenya Power Golf Day winners awarded | coastweek

The General Manager, Human Resources and Administration of Kenya Power Abubakar Swaleh [left], presents prizes to Joyce Masai, overall winner with 38 c/b points and Patel Anand, [right], men winner with 37 c/b, during Kenya Power Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club. While Johnstone Turana, Corporate Communications Manager Kenya Power, presents a prize to Pauline Gachihi, lady winner with 38 c/b.  PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

 


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Children wearing tranditional Kente Cloth | Coastweek

Children wearing traditional Kente Cloth dance during the Kenta Festival, a day dedicated for women and children.

China-Egypt cultural year enriches mutual exchange | Coastweek

Chinese trader introduces products during the China trade fair at the Cairo International Convention Center in Cairo, Egypt.

 
 

 

 

 


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Counter piracy warship escort World Food vessel to Somalia Port

Counter piracy warship escort World Food vessel to Somalia port | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- The Italian warship ITS Euro has recently escorted World Food Programme (WFP) chartered vessel MV Apollonas in the Gulf of Aden. When chartered by the WFP, the vessel transports food-aid around the region. ITS Euro was on-hand to ensure she was able to transit the area safely without fear of pirate attack. At the beginning of the escort, ITS Euro’s AB-212 helicopter transferred a team to MV Apollonas in order to explain to her Captain the escort procedures to ensure both ships were kept safe. Thanks to these escorts the EU Naval Force has enabled the WFP to safely deliver humanitarian aid to areas of Somalia hardest hit by food shortages. As well as providing escort to vulnerable vessels, Operation Atalanta ships patrol the seas off Somalia to ensure pirates are unable to operate and seafarers are able to use the waters safely. PHOTO - EU NAVFOR

 

 

 

Safer seas will benefit Somalia Farmers and Livestock Exporters

Safer seas now benefit Somalia farmers and Livestock exporters | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- During one of her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, sailors from Operation Atalanta Italian warship, ITS Euro, recently met the crew of a dhow that was transporting livestock from Somalia to the Middle East. After warm greetings were exchanged, the dhow’s captain invited some of the Italian sailors on board to meet his crew and to thank them for helping to keep the Somali waters safe from pirates. The Italian team took some supplies with them to give to the crew, such as food and water. Operation Atalanta warships routinely patrol the waters of the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean to ensure that there is nowhere for pirates to hide and that the attacks that plagued seafarers off the Somali coast just a few years ago do not start up again. As the Somali coast is now safer, Somali farmers and livestock exporters have been able to increase their access to the enormous markets on the Arabian Peninsula. It is estimated that the livestock industry contributes 40 per cent to Somalia’s Gross Domestic Product, so ensuring that the trading routes remain open is crucial. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Impressive 'Mombasa Super Bridge' of the Standard gauge rail

Impressive 'Mombasa Super Bridge' of the Standard gauge rail | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Weekend view of 'Mombasa Super Bridge' of the Standard gauge railway (SGR) project, near Mombasa, Kenya. The 480-kilometer SGR line being built by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), will run from Mombasa on the eastern coast to the capital Nairobi. The project will not only boost local economy, but also unleash massive transport and infrastructure benefits to the people of the country. XINHUA PHOTO - PAN SIWEI

 

 


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Spectacular annular solar eclipse occurs across Southern Africa

Spectacular annular solar eclipse occurs across Southern Africa | Coastweek

JOHANNESBURG South Africa (Xinhua) -- Combined photos taken on Sept. 1, 2016 shows the process of a partial solar eclipse in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZHAI JIANLAN
   

 
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  Uganda government scientists in
search for high-yield Rice variety
 
  from OSAMA RADY in Palestine
  Gaza Zoo animals leave for new
home in South African sanctuary
 
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  Calls for more support to Niger
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Senegal President commends modern Mombasa-Nairobi railway

Senegal President commends modern Mombasa-Nairobi railway | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Senegalese President Macky Sall [second left] talks with Liu Xianfa [second right], Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, and Wen Gang [third right], Chairman of China Road and Bridge Corporation, at a construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Nairobi. Senegalese President Macky Sall [second right] visits a construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Nairobi. Senegalese President Macky Sall gave a strong endorsement of China-funded SGR linking Kenya’s port city of Mombasa to the capital, Nairobi. Sall who toured the construction site of the SGR project on the outskirts of Nairobi accompanied by several cabinet members said the mega infrastructure project dovetailed with Africa’s socio-economic transformation agenda. XINHUA PHOTO - PAN SIWEI

 

 

 

 

 


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