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Lions Outreach Camp In Malindi Sponsored By Mombasa Women

25 patients were brought to the Lions Medical Centre in Mombasa for Cataract surgery | Coastweek

Seen MWA chairlady Mrs Suman Kanji presenting a cheque of Ksh40,000 to administrator Mrs. Zaida of Lions centre. Looking on [from right] are Co-ordinator Vinod Dattani, Mrs. Sital Sagoo, MWA managing committee Mrs. Harminder Kandhari, Mrs. Kaushlya Meghnani, Mrs. Sadhna Doshi, Mrs. Ila Shah, Mrs. Jotsna Patel, and the patients operated for cataract.

KUL BHUSHAN:  PERSONAL WORDS OF WISDOM: 'LIGHT UP WITH YOUR OWN LIGHT IN THIS DIWALI'

Coast residents say extension of Lamu County curfew hurts trade

Government extends curfew in Lamu County to restore security

Kenyan police seize contraband goods near border with Somalia

Ministry of Health to train 30,000 health workers on Ebola virus

AfDB approves 12.7 million USD for Kenya’s geothermal project

140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant | Coastweek

NAIVASHA (Xinhua) -- Outside views of the 140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant in Naivasha. The Olkaria geothermal project, located in the Great Rift Valley area, is set to lower the cost of power in the country. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZHOU XIAOXIONG

 'SEXUAL VIOLENCE HAS BECOME KEY FEATURE OF THE CONTINUING CONFLICT IN SOUTH SUDAN'

Substance abuse rampant in Kenyan football - government report

Doctors call on health ministry to increase efforts to tackle Ebola

KQ confirm 'no immediate plans to resume flights' to West Africa

Government in discussions with European Union for Tax Refunds

 

 


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Kenya Revenue Authority Donation For Sahajanad Special School

KRA board member hand over the donated items | Coastweek

Fatma Yusuf of KRA and KRA board member James Michoma [right] led other staff in donating food items and other goods to Sahajanad Special School as the school's Headmaster Patrick Musungu [third right], children and staff looks on. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE


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Sarova Whitesands Annual Cake Mixing Celebration

cake mixing ceremony at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa | Coastweek

The annual cake mixing ceremony at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa was held to kicks-off the festive season where the festive cake ingredients are mixed by guests and staff. This traditional ceremony was started four years ago and it is repeated at the Resort every year. The cake mixture weighs approximately 100 kgs, it contains 80 kgs of dried fruits and raisins with 20 liters of wine, rum and whiskey; this will produce 500kgs of cake which will be consumed during the festive holidays. The ingredients will be stored and allowed to ferment for approximately 10 weeks and used to make the gigantic cake that guests will share during Christmas festive period.


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Serena Hotels managing director Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu

    The Kenyan tourism sector has dipped by
    up to 30 per cent within the last one year.

     Serena Hotels (EA) MD Mahmud Janmohamed
     takes an in depth look into the main reasons for
     the low numbers and the way forward.


Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2

Serena Hotels MD Mahmud Janmohamed speaks to Aly-Khan Satchu | Coastweek

 

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

 

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

Police in Garissa impounded truck full of illegal sugar worth 3 Million

Illegal goods impounded by the Kenya police | Coastweek

GARISSA (Xinhua) -- Local workers offload some of the illegal goods that were impounded by the Kenya police in Garissa, northeastern Kenya, Oct. 22, 2014. The goods which included 130 bags of sugar valued at more than 3 million Kenya shillings were seized by the police in Garissa town on Wednesday. Xinhua PHOTOS Ingati Stephen

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


 CULTURE 

   

 FEATURES AND SPECIAL REPORTS

KSPCA is holding a Car Boot sale on Saturday the 1st of November 2014. The sale will be going down at Crossroads Church in Nyali from 10.00am to 4.00pm Clean out your rooms and come make some money, or come as a buyer and find great bargains. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure ! There’s something for everyone. Reserve a table for 1,500/= (limited number of tables)

 

 

Blood Brothers School Drama | Coastweek

Braeburn Mombasa International School, Bamburi presents an ambitious youth production by IGCSE pupils; ‘Blood Brothers’. 

Kongowea water and Sanitation project | Coastweek

Coast regional coordinator [left] with Kakamega County Deputy Speaker at the Kongowea Wholesale Market in Mombasa. 

 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

Land Rover Sponsors The 2014 Tusk Conservation Award

Tusk Land Rover Defenders at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with hand-reared orphan Rhino Calves | Coastweek

South Africa, Pretoria - Land Rover is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring The 2014 Tusk Conservation Award which recognizes up-and-coming conservationists whose work has already demonstrated an exceptional commitment to conservation.

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

Mashujaa Day Golf Tournament played At Mombasa Golf Club

Joseph Waigwa receives the winners trophy | Coastweek

The chairman of Mombasa Continental Resort Duncan Ndegwa [third left] presents a trophy to the winner of the Mashujaa Day Golf Tournament Joseph Waigwa [second right] held at Mombasa Golf club. Looking on [from left] are Mombasa Golf Chairman Peter Kimanga, treasurer Elijah Ibua, Captain Allan Dainty and Mombasa Continental Resort General Manager Charles Gichohi. PHOTO COURTESY OF GILBERT ONCHOKE


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

 

MOMBASA DIARY:  SUN DOWNER 'DAWA' IS JUST THE START OF 'TAMARIND RESTAURANT' CHARM

September Mug Played At The Nyali Golf and Country Club

September Mug winners | Coastweek

[LEFT] A. J Molu [right], Division B winner during September Mug sponsored by Heritage Insurance Company with 70 nett, receives a mug from Heritage Insurance Company Branch Manager Simon Ngunu. [RIGHT] Joseph Waigwa, A Division winner with 72 nett and best gross with 84 gross at Nyali Golf and Country Club, receives a mug from Heritage Insurance Company Deputy Branch Manager Rose Midila. Looking on is NGCC Captain Sammy Kamau. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE


 AGRICULTURE 

KUL BHUSHAN:  HOCKEY LEGEND DHYAN CHAND IS HONOURED WITH BOLLYWOOD SPORT BIOPIC

Nation marks Heroes’ Day with calls for greater security vigilance

President Uhuru Kenyatta attends the celebration of 'Mashujaa Day' | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- President Uhuru Kenyatta attends the celebration of 'Mashujaa Day' at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi and inspects a guard of honour. 'Mashujaa Day' commemorates the heroes who fought for independence of Kenya. XINHUA PHOTOS - FRED MUTUNE


 FOCUS: ZAMBIA'S 50th ANNIVERSARY

 

 

 


 SPORTS  

TICHAONA CHIFAMBA:  GRACE MUGABE IS PREPARING FOR ZIMBABWE RULING PARTY ELECTIONS

Laban Korir hugely enjoys a surprise victory in Toronto marathon

Toronto marathon winners Laban Korir of Kenya and Mulu Seboka of Ethiopia | Coastweek

TORONTO (Xinhua) -- Winners Laban Korir [right] of Kenya and Mulu Seboka of Ethiopia are seen during the award ceremony of the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Toronto, Canada. Laban Korir [far right] celebrates after winning the men’s marathon race. More than 26,000 runners from over 50 countries and regions participated in the race on Sunday. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZOU ZHENG


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Visitors Welcome

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NYALI GOLF and COUNTRY CLUB

Ranked one of the best courses in Kenya.
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Facilities: Golf, swimming, squash and tennis.
Mombasa mainland.18 holes with grass fairways.
Visitors welcome. Handicap not necessary.
Guest policy - Monday, Tuesday, Friday and
other days when there are no competitions. 
Rates: from U.S. $ 12. Dress code: proper golf attire.
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e-mail:
nyaligolf@wananchi.com
website: www.nyaligolf.co.ke

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 MORE FROM INSIDE THIS WEEK 

POSTER BOARD EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT FROM ALONG THE KENYA COAST AND UPCOUNTRY CLICK HERE


 OUTSOURCE: OF INTEREST FROM THE WEB 


BOAZ MAKOMERE:  CLEARING AGENTS WANT END TO SINGLE CUSTOMS TERRITORY PROGRAMME

Olkaria geo-thermal generator expected to lower electricity costs

President Uhuru Kenyatta commissions new 140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant near Naivasha | Coastweek

NAIVASHA (Xinhua) -- President Uhuru Kenyatta [right] unveils a plaque during his official commissioning of the new 140-megawatt Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant near Naivasha. The Olkaria geothermal project, located in the Great Rift Valley area, is set to soon lower the cost of power in the country. XINHUA - ZHOU XIAOXIONG

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

Interpol issues warrant for alleged Mombasa 'Ivory Kingpin' Feisal

Elephant herd near Nyamandhlovu pan in the Hwange National Park | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- International Police Organisation (Interpol) have issued a warrant to arrest Mombasa businessman Feisal Ali Mohammed, suspected dealer in poaching syndicate in East Africa region. Interpol has sent out a Red Alert to member countries to assist in the arrest of Feisal, who is wanted for alleged engaging in wildlife trophies trade in Kenya. XINHUA PHOTO - XU LINGUI

SWAHILI  SINGULAR TREAT FOR OUR READERS - SHAIRI 'KISWAHILI WATAMBAA KAMA KOBE MAKINI'


 VIDEOS OF INTEREST THIS WEEK 

MOMBASA DIARY:  HEART WRENCHING, EMOTIONAL, MONOLOGUE FROM ACTRESS JEAN HUGHES

MOMBASA DIARY:  IF YOUR DREAMS DO NOT SCARE YOU THEN THEY ARE JUST NOT BIG ENOUGH

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

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

Mombasa police arrest ten members of Coast secessionist group

Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) Chairman Omar Hamisi Mwamnuazi | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) Chairman Omar Hamisi Mwamnuazi [left] is taken away from his residence in Mombasa. Omar Mwamnuadzi has been arrested together with nine other members of group in his Kombani home in Kwale County, suspected by the police to have been conducting secret recruitment of new members to plot attacks in the coastal region. XINHUA PHOTOS - MBUYU CAZEIYA

 

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