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Kenyan police shoot dead 'Wanted' terror suspect in Mombasa
World Bank suggests Kenya economy soon on 'recovery mode'
Kenya say global economic recovery to spur East Africa growth

Zimbabwe economy expecting 4.5 per cent growth during 2018

Bamburi launch Pre-Christmas National Road Safety campaign

Bamburi Launches Pre-Christmas National Road Safety Campaign | Coastweek

National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) Chairman Lt Gen (Rtd) Jackson Ndungu Waweru (in Blue Kaunda suit), Ag Managing Director Bamburi cement Erick Kironde [second left] inspect a truck and later flagging off the pre-Christmas road safety campaign caravan at Bamburi Cement, Mombasa plant. The caravan will travers the Northern corridor, from Mombasa to Malaba while making several stop overs as it sensitizes people on road safety. The campaign will also benefit over 1,200 drivers and 1,000 boda-boda operators who will be trained on defensive driving as well as road safety in general in a bid to reduce fatalities and injuries caused by road accidents.

 

East African bloc IGAD trains Somalis on counter radicalization

Tanzanian army hosts joint command forces training, EAC states

Rwanda hosts U.N. meeting to curb' illicit arms' in Central Africa

Nigeria identifies 2,778 of its citizens in Libyan detention camps

Mozambique confirms measures to cut government expenditure

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Blanket of smoke and fiery fury of Bali's 'Mount Agung' volcano

Kenyan Fatuma Zarika beats Zambian Phiri to win WBC crown

   

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Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Escort Task Group 171 meet with Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori, onboard the Italian warship 'ITS Fasan' off Somalia

 
   

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Korean warship deployed off the coast of Somalia as part of EU NAVFOR | Coastweek

  Pakistan handing over to Australia in CTF150 Change of Command Ceremony | Coastweek  
 
 

Republic of Korea and European Union warships helping to strengthen maritime
security and keep seafarers safe off Somalia as they transit Indian Ocean sea lanes

  Pakistan Navy admiral handing over command of
CTF150 to Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in Bahrain
 

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Korean navy warship deployed off the coast of Somalia as part of EU NAVFOR

 
   

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EU Naval Force Somalia’s "Operation Atalanta" is celebrating ninth anniversary

 
   

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  Combined Task Force 150 Commander Admiral Naveed Ahmed Rizvi in Jeddah  
   

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Somalia plans action, prevent use of children in armed conflict
Kuwait launch new aid program for disabled people in Tanzania
UN stages Kenya cycling to raise awareness about air pollution

Egypt policemen on trial for smuggling foreign currency abroad

Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo with co-driver Tim Jessop share 'Safari' win

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flagged off at Sarova
Whitesands on November
23rd and finished at the same
venue on December 1st.

   

 

Adequate capacity as Mombasa container population declines

Mombasa port will install Eco-Friendly cranes to curb pollution

Mombasa Kilindini port sees 10 percent growth in cargo traffic

United States Special forces kill over 100 'al-Shabaab' militants

Incoming Zimbabwe President commends Military for support


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'Eye Love Pwani' Art Exhibition Opens at Fort Jesus Museum 
 

'Eye Love Pwani' Art Exhibition Opens at Fort Jesus Museum | Coastweek

Seen at the official opening of the exhibition [from left] Swahilipot photographer Ms. Jamila El-Jabry, Swahilipot artist Alan Green, Fort Jesus Museum Curator Ms. Fatma Twahir, Swahilipot Co-Chair Ms. Fatma Mkwariza, Swahilipot Patron Mahmoud Noor, FFJ Chairman Taibali Hamzali and Fort Jesus Education Officer Raphael Igombo. PHOTO: SWAHILIHUB.


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Kenya Wildlife Service Start Great Northern Kenya Wildlife Count

An arial survey of Samburu focused on elephants | Coastweek

In line with her mandate to conserve wildlife in the country, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has since November 19, 2017 been leading a number of other key partners in a total count of elephants, buffaloes, Grevy’s Zebras and Reticulated Giraffe in the greater northern landscape of Kenya. The count, undertaken between November19 and 30, 2017, used 15 aircraft, with pilots and observers to systematically survey Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo, Marsabit and Meru counties from the air.


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Yusuf Zavery Wins '17 Flexart Individual Squash League Title 

Yusuf Zavery Wins '17 Flexart Individual Squash League Title | Coastweek

Standing [from left] is Division 2 Winner Abdul Khnabhai, Division 1 Winner Yusuf Zavery, Division 3 Winner Mohammed Harazi. Seated [from left] are BSC Vice Chairman Murtaza Tajbhai, Squash Veteran Mushtaq Zavery, Event Sponsor Mohamed Ebrahimjee, BSC Sports Secretary Hussein Ezzi. SEVEN SHOTS PHOTOGRAPHY

 


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Kwale Eye Centre Raised Ksh 459,900 at the Eye Go Fishing   | Coastweek

Swee collects Salim Abaids prize as winning fisherman last year during the Kwale Eye Centre annual Eye Go Fishing.

Kenya Marks World AIDS Day | Coastweek

Participants take part in a walk to celebrate World Aids Day in Nairobi. Kenya is one of four HIV high-burden countries in Africa.

 
 


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Carbon Neutral Team Rally For Rhinos Makes History in Safari Rally

The Rally for Rhinos Datsun SSS, driven by safari company director Nish Lakhani | Coastweek

Dodging elephants and public vehicles was the biggest challenge for day 3 and 4 and Nish and Teeku reached the half way mark in Diani a creditable 23rd overall having been completely last at the end of the first day !”

 

 

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Sydney and Shiraz Go Head to Head at BSC Snooker Tourney

Snooker room at Burhani Sports Club  | Coastweek

The Snooker room at Burhani Sports Club was filled to capacity to watch the finals between Shiraz “paun” and Sydney Fernandes. Seen [from left] runner-up Sydney Fernandes, Mombasa Sports Club captain Alpesh ,Khimji, veteran players Toby and Mzee Babulal, winner Shiraz ‘paun’ and Hassan Pothiwalla.

 

South Coast Diani Beach voted into World Top 50 Destinations

Diani Beach in Kenya | Coastweek

Diani Beach in Kenya came in at number 49 out of 1800 beaches evaluated as World’s Top Best Beaches. The top list is a a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path slices of paradise from every hidden corner of our planet.

 


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President Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in, pledges to prioritize unity
Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta greets the crowd during the sworn-in ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya, on Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta took the oath of office on Tuesday, promising to prioritize unity in his second and final five-year term. XINHUA PHOTO: CHEN CHENG

 


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Kenya pledge stewardship to boost regional anti-pollution menace

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) outgoing President Edgar Gutierrez-Espeleta (3rd R) delivers a speech during the closing plenary of the third session of UNEA in Nairobi, Kenya. The third session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) ended in Nairobi on Wednesday with leaders pledging to end pollution for a clean environment. XINHUA PHOTO: LYU SHUAI


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Zimbabwe Parliament' Speaker confirms Mugabe has resigned

Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker confirms Mugabe has resigned | Coastweek

HARARE Zimbabwe (Xinhua) -- Members of Zimbabwe’s parliament [left] began sitting Tuesday afternoon to start impeachment proceedings against Robert Mugabe. Last official function: Robert Mugabe [right] officiating at the graduation ceremony of Zimbabwe Open University in Harare. Robert Mugabe has now resigned as president of Zimbabwe. XINHUA PHOTOS - TAWANDA

 


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Italian Navy flagship capture six suspected pirates off Somalia

Italian navy flagship captures six suspected pirates off Somalia | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler, acting as mother ship, and a skiff have been detained following attacks on a 52,000 tonne container ship and a fishing vessel. These events reportedly took place over a 24 hour period on 17th and 18th November in the Southern Somali Basin, in an area known for piracy incidents. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Photographers use Huawei phone to showcase Kenya heritage

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Najib Balala (L), Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Steve Chege ©, Director Corporate Affairs at Safaricom and Stone He, Huawei Technologies Kenya Chief Executive Officer unveil the Hell’s Gate national park photo during the Huawei exploration campaign launch in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Nov. 30, 2017. This campaign dubbed “Kenya: Exploring a new point of view” by Huawei Technologies will be showcased across multiple digital communication channels globally showcasing the modernity, diversity and beauty of Kenya to millions around the world. XINHUA PHOTO: CHARLES ONYANGO

 

 


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Mombasa Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway XINHUA PHOTOS - CHEN CHENG

 

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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 Standard Gauge Railway Line at Emali Station | Coastweek   Modern Mombasa Railway Terminus near Moi International Airport | Coastweek    
 

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

  Chinese built Mombasa-Nairobi Railway passenger unit Voi Station | Coastweek   Chinese built Mombasa-Nairobi-Railway port and rail loading yard | Coastweek  
 

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  Railway line crossing Marimberti Bridge.   Passenger loading unit at Voi Station.   Port and rail loading yard near Mombasa.  
     

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  Passenger train on test run crossing new Mazeras Railway Bridge | Coastweek   Chinese built Mombasa-Nairobi Railway Park views at Tsavo River | Coastweek   China-built Mombasa-Nairobi Railway view near Emali Station | Coastweek  
 

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  Passenger train on Mazeras Rail Bridge.   Park views at Tsavo River Super Bridge.   Railway line heading out of Emali Station.  
             
 

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High expectations from almost complete Mombasa-Nairobi railway project

 

 

 

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