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Nairobi enhances tourism with new luxury hotels and skyscraper

Africans battle to take own position on international cricket stage

FOCUS: UN ask Ceasefire in South Sudan to ensure food delivery

Botanists alarm over pests and diseases ravaging Africa Forests

Agronomists meeting in Kenya to discuss Food security in Africa

 

 
AU welcomes Tedros Adhanom as 'First WHO chief from Africa'

Djibouti: Smallest Horn of Africa nation inaugurates Largest port

Djibouti: Smallest Horn of Africa nation inaugurates Largest port | Coastweek

Djibouti has inaugurated the 690 hectares Doraleh Multipurpose Port. The turnkey project, costing 590 million U.S. dollars and contracted by the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, is intended to handle 10,000 deadweight tonnage at a time. The Port of Djibouti is located at the southern entrance to the Red Sea, at the intersection of major international shipping lines connecting Asia, Africa and Europe.

 

Africa needs new policies in fight on climate change and hunger

Kenya health ministry step up action to contain cholera outbreak

Sudan, UN and AU approve plans for UNAMIDs exit from Darfur

Kenya stepping up surveillance as two die from cholera outbreak

Infrastructure and skilled workers lure for Foreign firms to Kenya

Kenya and Tanzania spur Security in Tsavo-Mkomazi Ecosystem

WWF supports Tanzanian halt to Mining in Selous game reserve

WWF support Tanzania halt to mining in Selous Game Reserve | Coastweek

Elephants grazing on the banks of the Rufuji river. The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania. The reserve includes a large part of the Rufiji river course and covers a total area of 54,600 km2 (21,100 sq mi) and has additional buffer zones. The Selous was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature. PHOTO - WIKIPEDIA

 

Government assures action underway will curb rising food prices

Big Chinese wedding Herald new Mombasa-Nairobi SGR railway

FOCUS: Corruption - Shunning justice will no longer to be tolerated

Somalia Government is reviewing new Anti-graft law with experts

Over 30,000 Somalis returning from Conflict-hit Yemen: UNHCR
 
 

 
South African surgeons perform second notable Penis transplant

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir declares unilateral ceasefire


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Organizations in Kenya have been hit by global ransomware virus

Storm in Kenya training camp over more Sport Doping allegations

FOCUS: Ethiopia-Kenya one-stop border post to commence service

Kenya maritime police unit rescue six Iranians from Indian Ocean

Uganda health authorities on alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Muslim leaders across Africa asked join fight against extremism

Kenya lowers maize flour price by 60 percent to cushion citizens

2 kilogram packet of maize flour | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Secretary for Agriculture Willy Bett (1st R) displays a 2 kilogram packet of maize flour in Nairobi, May 16, 2017. A two-kilogram packet of maize flour will cost KSh 90 from the current prize KSh 160 following a subsidy agreement between the government and millers. XINHUA PHOTO: ALLAN MUTISO

 

A total 33 'al-Shabaab' Militants held at Coast over Four months
 
Kenya to host conference to boost Health Tourism: Vision 2030

Marathon team Dilemma as Keitany and Kiplagat decline invites

Kenya Export Promotion Council strategy to reduce trade deficit

Kenya plan crackdown on 'hate mongers' ahead of August polls

Kenya embrace Research and technology in achieving UN goals

EU NAVFOR Spanish Aircraft and Flagship meeting off Somalia

EU NAVFOR Spanish Aircraft and Flagship meeting off Somalia | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR Off Somalia -- During their counter-piracy aerial patrols along the coast of Somalia the aircrew from EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Air Force Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) have taken the opportunity to overfly and make radio contact with their fellow countrymen aboard EU NAVFOR’s flagship, ESPS Galicia. The key roles are to ensure that ships of the World Food Programme (WFP) arrive safely in Somali ports in order to ensure that food aid gets to those who need it most, and to protect international shipping from acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Roadside blast kills government engineer near the Elwak border

Kenyans excited as retail outlets starting subsidised Maize sales

Kenya will hold talks to resume suspended Health Aid from U.S.

Flash floods kill 26 further displace 24,803 others across Kenya

Tanzania medical experts in DRC border region to Control Ebola

Hungry elephants continue to steal crops over northern Namibia

Kenya and Tanzania launch joint wildlife Census over northwest

Kenya and Tanzania launch a joint Wildlife Census in northwest | Coastweek

NAROK (Xinhua) -- A light aircraft to be used during a census of elephants and buffaloes takes off in Narok. Kenyan and Tanzanian authorities have launched a cross-border aerial census for elephants and buffaloes. XINHUA PHOTO - ROBERT MANYARA

 


 

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  MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway passenger train is seen while on a test run crossing the new Mazeras Railway Bridge. Work on the multi billion shilling China-funded construction project is almost finished as a Kenyan official said the work was now "98 percent completed." During the implementation of phase one of the SGR project, over 25,000 local employees secured jobs as technicians and supervisors. Chinese engineers have also trained their Kenyan counterparts on railways construction and hi-tech maintenance. XINHUA PHOTO - CHEN CHENG  
 

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Mombasa-Nairobi SGR passenger train on Mazeras Railway Bridge | Coastweek

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Zambia hosts joint conference of Confucius Institutes in Africa

Students and a teacher perform martial arts | Coastweek

LUSAKA (Xinhua) -- Students and a teacher from Confucius Institute, University of Zambia, perform martial arts during the 2017 Joint Conference of Confucius Institutes in Africa in Lusaka, capital of Zambia, on May 18, 2017. The 2017 Joint Conference of Confucius Institutes in Africa opened here on Thursday with the Zambian government underscoring the importance of the institutes to foster cultural cooperation between China and Africa. XINHUA PHOTO: PENG LIJUN


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Walter Starzoch Takes Home Bounty at Roland Koch Charity Golf

Roland Koch Trust Charity Competition | Coastweek

Seen [from left] Walter Starzoch, the Overall Winner with 40 stableford points of the Roland Koch Trust Charity Competition with Roland Koch, Founder of Roland House-Noor Orphanage and a Trustee, Nyali Golf Club Captain Jon Stokes and Akram Sheikh organiser of the competition and Trustee of the Roland Koch Children Trust. GOLF PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

 

Andrew Jones' Team Wins Gold in 'KBA Coast Open' Tournamnet

Rinks champions being awarded the trophy | Coastweek

Easter weekend is always a beehive of activity at the Bowling Green of Mombasa Sports Club as the Kenya Bowling Association (KBA) national tournament Coast Open is played over four days during this period. Seen are Rinks champions being awarded the trophy - Seen from [left] Deepak Vyas, Rajab Iddi, Andrew Jones, Eunice, Pio, Benson, Francis Mureithi and Sheetal Devani.


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Most recent entry at Concours d’Elegance is 1962 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia of classic car enthusiast Paul Chemngorem.

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Nomadic communities grappling with water scarcity are sighing with relief thanks to plastic backpacks distributed by charity groups.

 
 


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Kenyans say new Belt and Road Initiative Best Model for growth

Kenyans say new Belt and Road Initiative Best Model for growth | Coastweek

BEIJING (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang [fourth left] meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta [fourth right], who was in Beijing for the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation, in Beijing, capital of China  XINHUA PHOTO - ZHANG DUO

 


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Pile driving barges continue engineering work at new Lamu Port

Chinese dredger ship “Tianji” at the Lamu port project | Coastweek

LAMU (Xinhua) -- Drone photo shows the Chinese dredger ship “Tianji” at the Lamu port project. The first three berths of the Lamu port project, constructed by China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), is located in Manda Bay, northeastern part of Kenya. XINHUA PHOTO -PAN SIWEI

 


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