TRUE MUSLIM GENTLMAN'
Fahmi Hinawy died of a heart
attack while spending the Easter Holiday week-end with his friend
Mohamed Ismail at Takaungu.
Fahmi was a real Muslim
Gentleman in the very best sense of the words.
He was a pillar of
Mombasa Swahili society and there was always a ready welcome and
hospitality for all callers at his seafront home, which in itself was
a meeting centre, not only for the leaders of the Swahili community,
but for Mombasa residents from all spectrums of our society.
He will be greatly
The committee and
members of Friends of Fort Jesus express their deep sympathy for the
Hinawy family at their great loss, which we share with them.
"From Allah we come
and to Allah we return".
DELIGHTED IN THE BEAUTY OF MOMBASA
- - It
was with deepest sorrow that I heard of the sudden death of Mfalme
Hinawy on Sunday April 15th.
Mfalme was a longtime
member of the Friends of Fort Jesus and served on the council until
his health required him to go for treatment in U.K.
Even when he was absent
in body he was always with us in spirit and we received regular
messages of goodwill from him.
On a personal level he
was my good neighbour for twelve years.
Between us we harangued
many people who would insist on tipping their rubbish over the
I limited myself to a
lashing of the tongue but Mfalme had no such inhibitions and has been
known to run out of his house waving a stick at the offenders and on
one auspicious occasion a 'panga'.
Mfalme enjoyed and
delighted in the beauty of Mombasa and its environs.
He cherished it, doing
his utmost to help preserve it for future generations.
He loved the Shimba
Hills and did much to upgrade the campsite there.
Mombasa in general and
certainly Friends of Fort Jesus will really miss him.
Reid, Chairman, Friends of Fort Jesus, Mombasa.