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Kenya readies for Blue Economy Summit to tap water resources

Kenya launch Coast guard service to enhance maritime security

Combined Counter Piracy forces in 'Operation Haka' off Socotra

 Combined Counter Piracy naval forces join 'Operation Haka' off Socotra | Coastweek

Weapons training on JS Ikazuchi [left] while JS Ikazuchi’s helicopter [right] on a flying serial to provide ‘eyes in the sky’ to identify possible pirate vessels. The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Counter Piracy Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 are conducting Operation HAKA, a Counter Piracy Operation in the Gulf of Aden and the Socotra Gap over the period 16-23 November 2018. The aims of Operation HAKA are to deter and disrupt piracy, enhance information exchange between counter piracy stakeholders, and engage with regional partners and local mariners. Continued successful suppression of piracy depends on a number of stakeholders, including the merchant shipping community itself, being able to work together as part of the overall counter piracy system. PHOTOS - JAPAN MARITIME SELF DEFENCE FORCE

 

Kenya boost security on Border with Somalia after foiled attack

EU Naval Force try out friendly approach to Somalia Fishermen

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Housekeeping Association of Kenya Mombasa Chapter Launch

Housekeeping Association of Kenya Mombasa Chapter Launch | Coastweek

Group operations Director of Pollmans tours and safaris Limited Mohamed Hersi [third right] is assisted by Chairman of Heads of Housekeeping Professionals Association of Kenya (HHPA) Antipas Nyambok [centre] and his committee members to cut a cake to mark the official launching of Housekeeping Professionals Association of Kenya Coast Chapter at Sarova Whitesands Beach Hotel. PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU

 

Zimbabwe urge drastic action as 42 immolated in bus accident

Kenya host Strategy forum on African Food Security next week

BREXIT: More British voters oppose Prime Minister Theresa May

Ethiopia arrest warrant for ex-spy chief on Human Rights abuse

Tanzania confirms ambitious plan for promoting Beach Tourism

Stake holders pleased at record Mombasa Cargo Performance

Ethiopians confirm new Bill to fight Corruption in mega projects

Rwanda plans increase contraceptive prevalence to 60 percent

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EU NAVFOR Italian navy escorting Somalia World Food vessel

EU NAVFOR’s Italian Warship escorts World Food Programme vessel | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- Protecting vessels carrying food to Somali communities is part of Operational Atlanta’s core tasks and earlier this week the Italian frigate, ITS Federico Martinengo did just that. MV Petra I was transiting Somali territorial waters when she met with EU NAVFOR’s forces. Almost 1.8 million tonnes of food aid have reached the Somali people through the direct protection from European Union Naval Forces over the last 10 years. This is due to continue for at least another two years after the Operation Atalanta mandate was extended to December 2020. PHOTO - EU NAVFOR

Kenya appreciates safe ride in public buses: First time in years

South African 'Pink Legacy' diamond hits world top carat prices

Kenyan police arrest three trophy suspects with Elephant tusks

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Migori governor Zachary Okoth Obado [left] is arraigned at Kibera Law Courts in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Okoth Obado was on Thursday morning taken to Kibera Law Courts following his arrest after eight guns were found in his homes and office. XINHUA PHOTO - FRED MUTUNE

 

Migori governor Zachary Okoth Obado at Kibera Law Courts | Coastweek

 

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Dieselgate: Merkel welcomes a new German policy compromise

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EU NAVFOR dialogue between European Union and Seychelles

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KWETU training centre for sustainable development rolled out the 1 Million Moringa Campaign into the first public school in kilifi county. A Moringa tree nursery was established at Mtomondoni Secondary school, which has 350 students, while the adjacent primary school hosts more than 2000 students.

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Cellulant announces partnership with 2018 Pwani Innovation Week

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Cellulant Chief of Brand, Divine Murajigimana [right] presents a sponsorship cheque of Shs 3 million as title sponsor of the Pwani Innovation Week. The sponsorship will go towards creating a widespread culture of innovation in the coastal counties. Receiving the cheque is the Chairman, Pwani Innovation Week steering committee Simon Oriki [centre] and Patron and Swahili Pot Hub Chairman of the Board Mahmoud Noor.


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Largest Ever Entry of 230 Golfers at the KPA Golf Day in NGCC

KPA Golf Day in NGCC | Coastweek

Pauline Gichara, (2nd right), overall winner with 40 c/b, seen with, (from left), NGCC Captain Bajaber Taib, Gen. (Rtd) Joseph Kibwana, Chairman of board KPA and NGCC Lady Captain Pauline Gachihi while Niran Hirani, (right), best junior during KPA Golf Day at NGCC, Receives a prize from Addraya Dena, Genenal Manager Board and Legal Services - KPA during KPA Golf Day at NGCC. GOLF PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE


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Christmas is approaching very fast (where did 2018 go?) and once again the KSPCA will be having their Christmas Craft Fair which is going to be bigger and better than last year, which was awesome anyway. Again this is being held at the Bahari Beach Hotel on Saturday, the 1st December, 2018, where all the tables will be in their two air-conditioned conference rooms. This year there will be car boots as well.

 

 

Free eye check-up camp | Coastweek

APM Terminals teamed up with non-profit group TwoBillion Eyes Foundation to provide vision improvement to truck drivers

A man fetches water to drink | Coastweek

Water ministers from IGAD bloc signed a protocol to help implement a policy on shared resources to reduce conflicts.

 
 


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Commuters stranded as Police enforcing Public Transport rules | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Public service vehicles (matatus) parked at the main bus station [left] in Nairobi. NAKURU (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s commuter-minibuses (Matatus) parked at a yard in Nakuru Town [center], 140 kilometers northwest of Nairobi. The 14-seater vans that most Kenyans rely on for transport, are known to flout traffic rules necessitated by corrupt traffic police officers, and have registered an increase in fatal road accidents. NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Aerial view of traffic congestion [right] along a section of Eastleigh area in Nairobi. The road pattern in this part of the town is due to lack of a proper and organized public transport system. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI, SHEIKH MAINA and CRYSTAL

 

 

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Brimin Kipkorir Misoi and Shelmith Muriuki win Athens Marathon

Brimin Kipkorir Misoi and Shelmith Muriuki win 'Athens Marathon' | Coastweek

ATHENS Greece -- Brimin Kipkorir Misoi [left] from Kenya won the 36th Athens Marathon on Sunday in 2:10:56. Shelmith Muriuki [right] also from Kenya won the women’s race and was 17th overall, clocking 2:36:46, beating her compatriot Rebby Koech (2:38:54). PHOTOS - ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON

 

 

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World navies complete joint counter piracy exercises of Somalia

World navies complete joint counter piracy exercises of Somalia | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (Combined Maritime Forces) -- The Italian Ship Federico Martinengo [left] has visited Mina Salman Port in Bahrain after conducting anti-piracy operations in the Somali Basin and Gulf of Aden. JS Ikazuchi (DD-107) from Japan [right] joined in 'Surge Operation Whanau' hosted by Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) and European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Combined Task Force 465 (CTF 465) as part of their missions to provide Maritime Security in the Somalia Basin and Gulf of Aden. Undertaking operations, such as 'Surge Operation Whanau', is critical to improving the effectiveness of counter piracy operations in the region, as CMF aims to achieve the eradication of this illegal and dangerous practice. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 


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