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Friday, July 27, 2018 - Lunar eclipse is visible across East Africa | Coastweek

A total lunar eclipse will occur on July 27, 2018. The Moon will pass through the centre of the Earth's shadow. The second total lunar eclipse of 2018 will be visible in large parts of Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America. Totality will last for 103 minutes, making it the longest eclipse of the 21st century. Montage [above] of Lunar eclipse on January 31, 2018 in Aichi Prefcture, Japan. 1. Full moon (supermoon) 20:23 (JST) 2. Partial lunar eclipse 21:13 (JST) 3. Partial lunar eclipse 21:43 (JST) 4. Total lunar eclipse (blood moon) 21:55 (JST). PHOTOS - WIKIPEDIA

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan Mining and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary John Munyes [second right] and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Zakhem International Construction Company Ibrahim Zakhem [right], are seen during the commissioning of the new 450 kilometer Mombasa-Nairobi Pipeline, in Nairobi,. The first batch of fuel on the new 450 Km Mombasa-Nairobi Pipeline was successfully delivered to the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Nairobi depot on Wednesday, paving way for the commissioning of the pipeline. XINHUA PHOTO - CHARLES ONYANGO
 

Commissioning of New 450 kilometer Mombasa Nairobi Fuel Pipeline | Coastweek

 

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Dr Chhani Kaur Sur Installed as Rotary Club of Bahari President | Coastweek

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Annual Roland Koch Charity Golf Competition | Coastweek

Overall Winner, Clive Barnsley [left] receiving his prize, a Syinix LED TV and a voucher from Rwandair Mombasa Sales Manager Betty Ingabirye while Charles Saidie of Siginon Group handing over the Lady Winner’s Prize to Hilda Magure [right].


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The 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland,

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TAMPERE (Xinhua) — Rhonex Kipruto [left] celebrates after winning men’s 10,000m as Beatrice Chebet celebrates after winning the women’s 5000m at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, on July 10, 2018. XINHUA PHOTO: MATTI MATIKAINEN


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His Highness the Aga Khan addresses Portugal’s Members of Parliament in the Senate Chamber of the Portuguese Parliament

 
 


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Kenya - China to step up Co-operation and promote bilateral ties

Kenya - China to step up co-operation and promote bilateral ties | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta meets with Wang Yang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Nairobi. Wang visited Kenya from Saturday to Tuesday at the invitation of Justin Muturi, speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya. XINHUA PHOTO - DING HAITAO

EU NAVFOR hosting major Counter-Piracy exercise off Somalia

EU NAVFOR hosting major Counter-Piracy exercise off Somalia | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- EU NAVFOR ships and aircraft from Italy, Spain and Germany have operated alongside US, Korean and Japanese warships of CMF from 6th to 8th June. They worked towards developing common techniques and coordinated responses for dealing with piracy related events, and practiced how to execute counter-piracy operations and other maritime security related incidences. Since 2009, Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has been conducting CMF’s counter-piracy operation patrolling the waters throughout the region. CTF151 exercises with EU NAVFOR and regional partners that can keep on “doing more together” in the fight against piracy around the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

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There is still lot of magnificent wildlife in Rwanda National Parkst | Coastweek

KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) -- Elephants in the Akagera National Park. Rwanda's tourism sector continues to be the country's largest foreign exchange earner thanks to exceptional hospitality given to tourists. The small central African country boasts of tourist attractions such as Volcanoes National Park, Akagera and Nyungwe national parks, museums, Lake Kivu, bird watching, culture, canopy walk, and Congo Nile Trail, among others XINHUA PHOTOS - LYU TIANRAN

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Diani Rules '18 raise Ksh. 400,000 for Kwale District Eye Centre

Base Titanium play Swahili Beach in noodle hockey | Coastweek
Ksh400,000 was raised at Diani Rules in the first week of June this year. Instead of having a lie in on the public holiday weekend, our competitors, each sponsored by a local company, arrived on Diani Beach early each day to play sports to raise money for Kwale Eye Centre The eye centre, which started over 25 years ago, offers what is most needed to battle blindness in Kenya: affordable accessible eye care Kwale Eye Centre is situated on the South Coast 10km South of Likoni ferry. Here we see Base Titanium play Swahili Beach in noodle hockey.


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Her Majesty, The Queen, presenting Award to Douglas Mwangi

Her Majesty The Queen Presents Award To Dynamic Young Person Douglas Mwangi From Kenya | Coastweek

Young people from 38 countries across the Commonwealth celebrate their Queen’s Young Leaders Award with guests including Sir John Major, David Beckham OBE, Sir Lenny Henry CBE, Nicola Adams OBE, Neelam Gill, Caspar Lee, Tina Daheley and Ore Oduba. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined Award winners at final ever Queen’s Young Leaders Awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. PHOTO - BEAUMONT LONDON

 


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Record breaker MV Livorno at Berth no. 17 on Monday, with Head of Container Operations Edward Opiyo [inset] speaking about the record performance at his office. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 


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Croatia into WC semis, edging out Russia on penalties | Coastweek

 

 

SOCHI Russia (Xinhua) -- Croatian players [left] celebrate victory after the 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match between Russia and Croatia. Croatia won 6-5 (4-3 in penalty shootout) and advanced to the semi-finals. XINHUA PHOTO - CAO CAN

 

 

 

 

England and Sweden could produce tense affair in battle for final four | Coastweek

 

France beat Uruguay: secures World Cup semifinal spot  | Coastweek

 

Brazil own goal helps Belgium win a breath taking clash | Coastweek

 

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ENGLAND five - COLUMBIA four

 

FRANCE two - URUGUAY nil

 

BELGIUM two - BRAZIL one

 

 

 

 

MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Belgium | Coastweek

 

Russia advance to Quarter Finals with a 4-3 over Spain | Coastweek

 

Khazri strike ends Tunisia’s 40-year WC victory drought | Coastweek

 

Nigeria FA will review Super Eagles’ Cup performance | Coastweek

 
 

 

 

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  MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Belgium is seen prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. XINHUA PHOTO - WU ZHUANG   MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Senegal is seen during a Group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia. Senegal won 2-1. XINHUA PHOTO -FEI MAOHUA   VOLGOGRAD Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Nigeria is seen after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia. Nigeria won 2-0. XINHUA PHOTO -LUI SIU WAI   DURBAN South Africa (Xinhua) -- A fan of the Netherlands cheers prior to the 2010 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and Slovakia. XINHUA PHOTO - LIAO YUJIE  

 

 

 

Argentina shouldn’t look for blame | Coastweek

 

Forsberg strike sends Sweden into last 8  | Coastweek

 

England beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties | Coastweek

 

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FRANCE four - ARGENTINA three

 

SWEDEN one - SWITZERLAND nil

 

ENGLAND four - COLUMBIA three

 

 

 

 

Croatia advance to quarterfinals, beating Denmark 3-2 | Coastweek

 

Russia advance to Quarter Finals with a 4-3 over Spain | Coastweek

 

Khazri strike ends Tunisia’s 40-year WC victory drought | Coastweek

 

Nigeria FA will review Super Eagles’ Cup performance | Coastweek

 
 

 

 

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  NIZHNY NOVGOROD  (Xinhua) -- Denmark fan seen at the 2018 FIFA World Cup round 16 between Croatia and Denmark in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. XINHUA PHOTO - HE CANLING   MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Russia seen at 2018 FIFA World Cup round of 16 match between Spain and Russia in Moscow, Russia. XINHUA PHOTO - CAO CAN   SARANSK Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Panama is seen at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Panama and Tunisia in Saransk, Russia. XINHUA PHOTO - LUI SIU WAI   VOLGOGRAD Russia (Xinhua) -- A fan of Iceland seen at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia. XINHUA PHOTO - LUI SIU WAI  

 

 

Against England, Belgium still unbeaten will play Japan

Colombia advance to WC last 16 as Senegal eliminated

Quintero add finesse to Pekerman’ rock-solid Colombia

Khazri strike ends Tunisia’s 40-year WC victory drought

Japan through on fair play on soccer truce in Volgograd

 

Spain’s record against host nation gives Russia hope

Iran striker Azmoun announce international retirement

Former German stars pragmatic after an early title exit

Morocco formally complains WC refereeing ‘injustices’

Australia broadcaster to air all remaining WC matches

 

World Cup favoritism won’t affect Brazil, says coach Tite | Coastweek

 

Germany out of WC following 2-0 loss to South Korea | Coastweek

 

Sweden top Group F, beating Mexico 3-0 in World Cup | Coastweek

 

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BRAZIL two - SERBIA nil

 

SOUTH KOREA two - GERMANY nil

 

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ARGENTINA two - NIGERIA one

 

FRANCE nil - DENMARK nil

 

PERU two - AUSTRALIA - nil

 

 

 

 

Brazil leader congratulates national soccer team for win | Coastweek

 

What pushing Argentina to brink of WC title elimination? | Coastweek

 

Late Xherdan Shaqiri strike gives Switzerland victory over Serbia | Coastweek

 

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BRAZIL two - COSTA RICA one

 

CROATIA three - ARGENTINA nil

 

SWITZERLAND two - SERBIA one

 

 

 

 

SPAIN one - IRAN nil | Coastweek

 

Press: Uruguay's WC qualification agonizing after 1-0 win | Coastweek

 

Ronaldo fires Portugal to 1-0 victory over Morocco in WC | Coastweek

 

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SPAIN one - IRAN nil

 

URUGUAY one - SAUDI ARABIA nil

 

PORTUGAL one - MOROCCO nil

 

 

 

 

Belgium beat Panama 3-0 in World Cup Group G match | Coastweek

 

VAR help Sweden get over South Korea in WC Group F | Coastweek

 

Harry Kane hits twice to give England 2-1 win over Tunisia in World Cup Group G match | Coastweek

 

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BELGIUM three - PANAMA nil

 

SWEDEN one - SOUTH KOREA nil

 

ENGLAND two - TUNISIA one

 

 

 

 

Croatia golden generation defeat Nigeria green Eagles 2-0 | Coastweek

 

Denmark beating Peru 1-0 in tough WC Group C clash | Coastweek

 

VAR helps France beat Australia 2-1 in WC GC opener | Coastweek

 

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CROATIA two - NIGERIA nil

 

DENMARK one - PERU nil

 

FRANCE two - AUSTRALIA one

 
 

 

 

 

Iran restore Asian pride, but still hard to see Asian presence in last 16 | Coastweek

 

Cristiano Ronaldo the hero as Portugal draw 3-3 against an impressive Spain | Coastweek

 

Jose Gimenez leads Uruguay past Egypt 1-0 in WC Group A clash | Coastweek

 

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IRAN one - MOROCCO nil

 

PORTUGAL three - SPAIN three

 

URUGUAY one - EGYPT nil

 

 

Four things to watch for at the World Cup on Saturday

Jose Gimenez wins Uruguay past Egypt 1-0: WC clash

Cristiano Ronaldo has Portugal draw 3-3 against Spain

Iran restore Asia pride, but hard to see Asian presence

Toni Kroos’ strong mentality to improve Germany spirit

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Russia President Putin: Soccer is bringing us together

Cheryshev leads Russia to 5-0 victory on Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi not fearing sack

Soccer legends value Spain' World Cup opening game

Lopetegui is officially presented as Real Madrid Coach
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US, Canada and Mexico named 2026 World Cup hosts

Mexico head celebrates winning joint bid host 2026 WC

Uruguans believing in chances to host 2030 World Cup  

Gianni Infantino will bid for next term as FIFA President

Feel football fans’ enthusiasm ahead of Russia Soccer

 

Paolo Guerrero is ready to play Peru World Cup opener

French coach Deschamps says all 23 players 'available'

Russia is not Lionel Messi’ final World Cup appearance

Belgium still coping with absence of key Defensive Duo

Event adds 0.1 to 0.2 percentage point to Russia GDP

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Fans enjoy Russian-style World Cup opener in Mexico

Young Morocco team aiming to enjoy World Cup again

United Nations ambassadors going quite 'Football-mad'

Uganda police give Security warning before World Cup

At least 100,000 Chinese fans will attend Russia World
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Fernando Hierro now to coach Spain during World Cup

Argentina is ready for WC - goalkeeper Willy Caballero

CSL midfielders who could make a difference in Russia

Brazilians spend five bln dollars on World Cup products

Chinese police target drunk, drug-affected driving - WC

 
 
 
 

 

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Kenya Police hunt for al-Shabab militants after Garissa camp raid

Tanzania are sending top SGR Railway Staff overseas for training

Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to establish committee on restoring ties

EU NAVFOR 'Counter Piracy Patrol' approach Somalia fishermen

EU NAVFOR Counter piracy patrol approach Somalia fishermen | Coastweek
EU NAVFOR Off Somalia -- Recently EU NAVFOR Warship ESPS Meteoro conducted a Friendly Approach near Bosaso whilst on EU counter-piracy patrols along the Somali coastline. This was a friendly interaction with local seafarers and this is often conducted by EU NAVFOR warships. Friendly Approaches such as this help to build mutual trust and understanding between counter-piracy naval forces and the local Somali community. The seafarers thanked the Spanish boarding team and the EU NAVFOR for patrolling the area and safeguarding vessels from pirate attack. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Ancient Kilwa Kivinje copper coin discovered on Australian island

Kenya Airways help Lion cub 'King' start new life in African home

New deal with protesters now allows transportation of Crude Oils

Golf: Champions Kenya to battle Uganda in regional Victoria Cup

Kenya aim to generate 600 million U.S. dollars for Housing funds

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Kenya banks aim to further intensify inter-borrowing to pay Taxes

Kenya Ports Authority to purchase multi-purpose salvage tugboat

Kenya Ports Authority to purchase multi-purpose salvage tugboat | Coastweek
Kenya Ports Authority Board Chairman Gen. (Rtd) Joseph R. Kibwana (fourth left) is conducted on a tour of the Dockyard facilities by General Manager Engineering Services Eng. Rashid Salim (third left), and Head of Marine Engineering Eng. Stephen Toya (second right) among other senior staff. Fredrick Mwashighadi, an electrical and electronics engineer [right] explains to KPA Board Chairman Gen. (Rtd) Joseph Kibwana how an alternator test machine functions. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 

Dozen killed, 17 injured, in central Mogadishu 'suicide' bombings

Villagers worry with heavily armed al-Shabab seen in Boni Forest

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AMISOM begin construction of a new Police Station in Kismayo

U.S. Navy extend EU NAVFOR patrols with replenishment fuels

 

Mobile money charge rise in Kenya after new tax from Sunday

Global manhunt on for three suspected Mombasa Drug barons

Gor Mahia honour region event after resolving Player demands

International Rugby support Kenya boycott over better Payment

Kenya and U.S investors agree on US $ 100 million dollar deals


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Kenya economy expands by 5.7 percent during the first quarter

Kenyan trade Deficits slightly widens to U.S. 2.76 billion dollars

Kenyan overall inflation rates rising to 4.28 percent during June

Death toll from Nairobi Gikomba markets inferno rises to fifteen

Kenya seeks investment in aviation ahead of U.S. flights launch


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