AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION was hosting
the first ever tour by an Aboriginal Dance Group to East Africa.
The “Binjareb Middar” group were in Kenya and Tanzania from 6 to
14 April. The four person dance group visited Nairobi, Mombasa
and Dar es Salaam. At Mombasa, the group conducted a public
performance at Fort Jesus.
Friendship Association (KIFA) Mombasa branch was formally
launched by the High Commissioner of India to Kenya H. E. Mr. R.
K Bhatia and Provincial Commissioner Mr. Samuel Limo at
Travellers Beach Hotel, Mombasa, wrote SANJEEV PRASAD. Mr. Dalip
Singh Dhanjal, Chairman KIFA Mombasa Branch, sponsored the
function. Among the prominent personalities attending the
function were Mr. Ubwa Tifu Ali, Deputy Mayor Municipal Council
Mombasa, Mr. J. S. Garbiyal, Assistant Com-missioner and many
other from the coast.
WILFRED OLE LEGEI,
District Commissioner Mombasa was seen officially opening the
Indian Photographic Exhibition entitled “My Country, My People”
which was held at the old Law Courts near Fort Jesus. With him
were Mrs. Surekha Vyas, Chairman Kenya-India Friendship
Association (KIFA) Dalip Singh Dhanjal, Mombasa Deputy Mayor
Abdilatif Uba Tifu, Assistant Commissioner J. S. Garbiyal and
Secretary KIFA Sanjeev Prasad.
THE NORDIC AREA
Manager of Kenya Airways in the capital city of Copenhagen, in
Denmark Finn Bluhme recently celebrated his sixtieth birthday in
his favourite hotel for the last two and half decades Sheraton
Nyali Beach Hotel, wrote ANDREW KILONZI.
records as far as ‘repeat’ guests were concerned at Mombasa’s
Reef Hotel are Leo and Angela Kiesler from Switzerland back on
their 54th Vacation there, wrote NETA PEAL.
Kindergarten in Nyali raised K.Shs. 60,000/= at their School
Colourathon. The children, aged from three to six years old,
were each sponsored to colour up to four pages. The money raised
would sponsor four needy Kongowea children to continue at school
for the next three years. Key colourers were Amar Shah, Masood
Ahmed, Neel Shah, Swabri Butt and Karishma Shah.
Hamisi Mboa was seen painting a zebra crossing at Star of the
Sea School, with Chairmain Lions Club of Mombasa Pwani Gordhan
Kanji, Lion Tony D’Silva (standing right) and Lion Cubs during
the Road Safety Activity of the Lions Club of Mombasa Pwani
which promoted Safety.
WATERLOO BAND delighted audiences from many parts of the
world as well as local residents by its versatility with not
only traditional British marches (including Col.Bogey), light
jazz, but cabaret ye olde British music-hall style ! Its last
performance on Kenya’s south coast, this time of its Cabaret
Marching Band at Safari Beach Hotel attracted much audience
participation, wrote NETA PEAL.