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ECONOMY:  SUCCESSFUL ISSUANCE OF NEW 'EUROBOND' HAS RAISED KENYA PROFILE GLOBALLY

U.K. government eases travel restriction on tourists visiting Kenya

Ministry suspending export of domestic workers to the Middle East

Lamu boat coxswains protest over maritime authority regulations

Eveready battery close Nakuru plant in face of imports competition

Placing 'silly mid-off': World's highest cricket match on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro world record highest cricket match | Coastweek

Coastweek -- A group of climbing cricketers have set a new world record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro on Friday. The game was played at 5,730 metres (18,910 feet), in the flat crater just below Kilimanjaro’s 5,895-metre summit. PHOTO- COURTESY: SHRIPAL SHAH

KUL BHUSHAN:  WITH AFRICAN ROOTS AND INDIAN D.N.A. - CELEBRATING LIFE OF SIR BEN KINGSLEY

Narendra Modi opens doors to India with Diaspora 'goodies bag'

Police chiefs meeting in Uganda to form continental organization

Traffic accident kills 56 on road linking South Sudan with Uganda

Excellent turn out for the annual 'Concours d’Elegance' in Nairobi

CMF and NATO navies join forces in Somali counter piracy patrol

INDIAN OCEAN -- Commander CTF-508 Commodore Aage Buur Jensen [left] and Commanding Officer of JS Takanami Captain Tsutomo ‘Tom’ Okawa. Japanese Ship Takanami, working in direct support of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force CTF-151, has undertaken a joint exercise with NATO’s counter-piracy flagship, the Danish Ship HDMS Esbern Snare [foreground]. PHOTOS - CMF

CORRUPTION:  SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT DENIES NAVY CONNECTION WITH FRENCH ARMS DEAL

World Health Organization will conduct Kenya polio immunization

Ministry further boost grain reserve with US $28 million purchase

'Women4Cancer' activists walk around Karura to raise awareness

Cyclists competing in Nakuru to raise funds for rhino conservation

Kipsang cheers on Kimetto for breaking his world record in Berlin

Kenya’s newly crowned Berlin Marathon champion Dennis Kimetto | Coastweek

BERLIN -- Kenya’s newly crowned Berlin Marathon champion Dennis Kimetto wrote his name in history when he set a new world record mark of 2:02.57 on Sunday. He also became the first man to complete a marathon in under two hours, three minutes. His run made him 75,000 dollars richer as the first finisher and will add another 68,000 dollars for the world record. Another Kenyan, Emmanuel Mutai, was also faster than the previous best, finishing second in 2:03:13. Abera Kuma of Ethiopia was third in 2:05:56. PHOTOS COURTESY - BERLIN MARATHON 2014

JOY NABUKEWA:  KITUI COUNTY RESIDENTS MOBILIZE ON EASTERN KENYA COAL MINING PROJECT

Somali militants still deemed security threat to situation in Kenya

Terrorism ranks top security threat in Uganda says military chief

Zambian Vice-President denies 'death reports' of President Sata

African Union commemorates life of Professor Wangari Maathai

Funeral late Nobel laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Mourners throng streets of Nairobi to pay their last respect to the late Nobel laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai before the casket carrying her body was disposed off at the Kariakor Crematory, Nairobi, capital of Kenya on October 08, 2011. Kenyan environmentalist and political activist Prof. Wangari Maathai [right] receives a trophy awarded to her by the Kenya national human rights commission for her contribution towards humanity. XINHUA PHOTO - GLEN WANGA and WIKIPEDIA PHOTO - DEMOSH

MYSTERY DEATHS:  U.S. URGES BURUNDI AND RWANDA TO PROBE BODIES FOUND IN LAKE RWERU

Kenyan banking sector to monitor prices of residential real estate

COMESA accelerate implementation of investment tracking tools

Couples commended for 'exchanging vows' on Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania warns of imminent desert locust invasion from Ethiopia

Kingsway Tyres Limited opening ultra modern premises In Malindi

Kingsway new ultra modern facility serving customers in North Coast | Coastweek

Kingsway Tyres opens its 19th store in the beautiful sea side town of Malindi further consolidating the brand’s presence in the Coastal region. Exterior view of the new ultra modern facility serving customers on the North Coast. Kingsway’s Malindi branch serves as a pilot Michelin Advocate program bringing international standard of services in the region. The highlight of this Tyre Centre is the modern day equipment installed; 3D Alignment Machine and Teco’s latest Balancing and tyre changing equipment..

RONALD NJOROGE:  AFRICA COULD BECOME SINGLE AIR TRANSPORT MARKET BY THE YEAR 2016

President Kenyatta warns terrorism poses threat to development

Terror suspects in foiled Ugandan attack arraigned before Court

Two Iranians plead guilty over using forged passports in Nairobi

Striking rugby stars including vice-captain Collins Injera dropped

Kenya Mens Rugby Sevens | Coastweek

GLASGOW (Xinhua) -- James Davies [second left] of Wales is tackled by Oscar Ouma Achieng [second right] of Kenya in the match between Wales and Kenya of Men’s Rugby Sevens at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in, Scotland. Wales won 28-5. NANJING (Xinhua) -- Semi Tubacule [right] of Fiji tackles during the men bronze medal match of rugby sevens against Kenya at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province. Fiji won the bronze medal. XINHUA PHOTOS - WANG LILI and ZHAO GE

FOOD SECURITY:  TECHNOLOGY AND MODERN FARMING METHODS BOOST CROP YIELDS IN KENYA

Kenyan exporters request EU, EAC to 'hurry up' with trade deals

East African Community Member State reach trade deal with E.U.

Rift Basin recoverable oil deposits could reach one billion barrels

European Union plans building regional security center in Kenya
 

Spanish navy continue counter piracy patrols off Somali coastline

Spanish navy counter piracy patrol off Somali | Coastweek

EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, has resumed her counter-piracy patrols in the Indian Ocean including the protection of a World Food Programme vessel carrying aid to the Somali people, and engagements with local seafarers to provide reassurance to them about the EU’s efforts to counter piracy. The warship has also conducted counter-piracy patrols in sea areas that have previously witnessed pirate attacks and the ship’s helicopter crew has been extremely busy acting as the ‘eyes over the horizon’ for the command. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

MOMBASA DIARY:  WOULD BELONGING TO THE FABULOUS RIFT VALLEY BE SUCH A BAD THING?

African envoys commend Kenyans over regional peace initiatives

Politics may affect coastal tourism recovery effort: stake holders

National Social Security Fund eyes U.S. $8.3 billion dollar assets

Foreign exchange reserves hit U.S. $7.4 billion dollars in August

 

 


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POPULATION:  LATEST DEMOGRAPHICS SUGGEST FOUR BILLION SOUTH OF SAHARA BY YEAR 2200

The Launch Of An Open Market For Hawkers In Mombasa County

Nyali MP with other county officials | Coastweek

Nyali MP Hezron Awiti Bolo Mombasa chats with County Representative Mishi Mboko [left] and County Executive Officer for trade Mohamed Ibrahim Abdi [right] during the launch of an open market for Mombasa hawkers which held on Sunday 21st September 2014. PHOTO BY GEORGE OCHIENG


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CLIMATE CHANGE:  PRESIDENT KENYATTA ATTENDING GENERAL ASSEMBLY TALKS IN NEW YORK

Mathematics Academic Challenge For School Girls In Diani

Maths competition 2014 winners with teacher | Coastweek

Diani Maendeleo Academy decided to arrange for a mathematical contest for girls being a girl’s school itself. Nearby secondary schools were invited to participate in the contest which has two parts. Maths competition 2014 winners [from left] Asma Chizi of Leisure Rondwe Girls, Grace Nashipae of Lulu High School, Nbaraka Tsulu of Leisure Rondwe Girls, Diani Maendeleo Academy Director Mrs. Ingeborg Langefeld, Christine Kadzo of Leisure Rondwe Girls, Fridah Kanini of Leisure Rondwe Girls and Mwanatime Athumani of Diani Maendeleo Academy.


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Special courts expected in E. Africa to arbitrate commercial disputes

official opening of the Kenya Milimani Law Courts Users Committee | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Chief Justice Willy Mutunga (l) shakes hands with Kenya’s High Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi (r) during the official opening of the Kenya Milimani Law Courts Users Committee Open Day in Nairobi, Sept. 24, 2014. Willy Mutunga recommended on Wednesday that Kenya’s judiciary for undergoing a tremendous transformation process in its fight against corruption. [RIGHT] Kenya’s Chief Justice Willy Mutunga (c) poses for a group photo with students. XINHUA PHOTO: FRED MUTUNE

=LATEST: STOCKS AND SHARES - NAIROBI EXCHANGE BUSINESS ROUND UP

 

INDIAN TRAVELLOGUE:   WANDERING AROUND BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL INDIA WITH ANJUM ASODIA

Reginald Mengi Honoured As Business Leader Of The Year

Business leader of the year- East Africa | Coastweek

IPP Group Chairman Reginald Mengi (second right) is congratulated by fellow finalist Rakesh Rao (right) the CEO Crown Paints, James Mworia (left) the CEO of Centum and Benson Wairegi (second left) the Group MD Britam after he was declared the Business leader of the year- East Africa during the CNBC 2014 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) ceremony held in Nairobi. Reginald also took home the Life time achievement award.


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Two Former Sports Personalities Tie The Knot | Coastweek

Former defunct Kenya Railways basketball player Benta Okendo weds former Lake Warriors player Kenneth Omondi allias ‘Demosh’. 

Kenya to develop public finance regulations | Coastweek

Kenya's Deputy President converses with Kenya's National Treasury Cabinet Secretary during National Conference in Nairobi.

 

MOMBASA DIARY:  WITH BEVERAGE IN HAND, LOOKING OUT ACROSS THE GLORIOUS INDIAN OCEAN


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

Nyali Primary Scoop 15 Gold Medals At The CASA Novice Gala 

Trophies being awarded to the Girls and Boys winning teams | Coastweek

Coast Amateur Swimming Association hosted its first gala of season at Aga Khan Academy Pool Mombasa bringing in 400 entries from Mombasa Schools. [LEFT] Executive Committee Member of CASA Coach Abdulmalik awarding trophies to the Girls team of Busy Bee School who took the first place, Oshwal Academy second and Nyali Primary School third in the CASA Novice Gala. [RIGHT] Vice Chairman of CASA Ahmed Kadernani awarding trophies to the Boys team of Jaffery Academy Mom-basa who took the first place, Nyali Primary School second and Oshwal Acadmey Mombasa third in the CASA Novice Gala.

Return Of Masisi As Anthony Polo Takes The Overall KFS Golf Prize

Kenya Forest Service Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club | Coastweek

[RIGHT] Aly Jamal, men winner during Kenya Forest Service Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club, receives a prize from Kenya Forest Service, Deputy Director Finance and Accounting Anastacia Mausya. [LEFT] Nyali Golf and Country Club Chairman, Christine Ockotch, ladies winner with 39 points during Kenya Forest Service Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club, receives a prize from Kenya Forest Service Head Coast Conservancy Dedan Nderitu. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

KUL BHUSHAN:  WISH LIST TO MODI GOVERNMENT OF 'THINGS TO DO' FROM THE INDIAN DIASPORA


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

Kanbis Sports Club Makes 53 Runs Win Over Nairobi Gymkhana

Harilal Shah Memorial Cricket tourney winner team and runners-up receive trophies | Coastweek

The Eight week Harilal Shah Memorial Cricket tournament which was participated by 12 Teams ended in style on Saturday afternoon at Nairobi Gymkhana when Kanbis Sports Club beat Nairobi Gymkhana by 53 runs. [LEFT] Cricket Kenya Chairlady Jackie Janmohamed [left], presenting a Runners Up Trophy to Nairobi Gymkhana Captain Karan Kaul. [RIGHT] Kanbis Sports Club Captain Narendra Patel [left] receiving a Champions Trophy from R.M. Patel, Chairman of Nairobi Gymkhana.

Drug Lords' Nightmare: AUD $280 million haul seized off Somalia

OFF SOMALIA -- A Royal Australian Navy warship operating under command of Pakistan Navy-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), supported by a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) maritime patrol aircraft, coordinated their efforts this week to strike a blow against hashish traffickers off the coast of Somalia to the tune of $280 million (AUD). Members of HMAS Toowoomba’s boarding party teams, Sub-Zero and Saintly, are seen on the flight deck, with 5588 kgs. of hashish intercepted during a boarding in support of the CTF-150 operations. PHOTO - C.M.F.


 AGRICULTURE 

U.S. pledges more support as Kenya marks Westgate anniversary

Kenyans mark anniversary of Westgate shopping mall attack | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- People gather at the National Museum [left] where a solemn memorial concert [right] was held to mark the first anniversary of Westgate shopping mall attack, which caused 67 deaths, in Nairobi. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZHOU XIAOXIONG


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 SPORTS  

Security beefed up ahead of first anniversary of Westgate attacks

School children mark anniversary ofWestgate Mall terrorist attack | Coastweek

NAKURU (Xinhua) -- School children light up candles to mark the one-year anniversary of the Westgate Mall terrorist attack during a memorial mass in Nakuru. 'al-Shabaab', an Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group from Somalia, attacked Westgate Mall in neighboring Kenya, leaving 67 dead and scores others wounded on September 21, 2013. XINHUA PHOTOS - SHEIKH MAINA


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Commander of anti-piracy task force visits USS George HW Bush

Commodore Sajid Mahmood of the Pakistani Navy | Coastweek

Commodore Sajid Mahmood [left] of the Pakistani Navy, commander of anti-piracy Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), has visited the US Navy’s Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush (CVN-77). Commodore Mahmood, stated: "The resolve shown by Pakistan, the United States and other Combined Maritime Force partners in combating terrorism and supporting regional states in their efforts is key to maintain a safe and secure maritime environment for all seafarers." USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy. PHOTOS - CMF and U.S. NAVY

KUL BHUSHAN:  NAKED ON THE NET - YOU ARE BEING TRACKED EVERY TIME YOU LOG ON THE WEB

Riot police disperse Nairobi students protesting late loans release

An anti-riot police officer fires tear gas to disperse a students’ protest in Nairobi | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- An anti-riot police officer fires tear gas to disperse the crowd during a students’ protest in Nairobi. The students from University of Nairobi and Technical University protested on Friday over delayed release of loans by Higher Education Loans Board of Kenya. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI

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POPULATION:  LATEST DEMOGRAPHICS SUGGEST FOUR BILLION SOUTH OF SAHARA BY YEAR 2200

Gunmen kill one, seriously injure three near Garissa border town

Garissa County Governor Nathif Jama addresses protestors | Coastweek

GARISSA (Xinhua) -- Garissa County Governor Nathif Jama [right] addresses protestors who lit fires on the main road [left] following a killing in Garissa, north eastern Kenya. At least one person was killed and three others seriously injured by unknown assailants who opened fire at them on Thursday morning. XINHUA PHOTOS - STEPHEN INGATI

 

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