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this week in PHOTOS
Skål International President Susanna Saari
planting a tree at the Bamburi Forest Trails Mombasa
during a site inspection recently conducted ahead of the
Skål International Congress on 17th -21st October 2018.
Looking on is the Skål International CEO Daniela Otero,
the Skål Congress local organizing committee and the
Lafarge Eco Systems Management.
With superb décor, food and music at Travellers Beach
Hotel on 16th June 2018 Lion Aamir Kitabwalla was
installed as the 59th President of Lions Club of Mombasa
Pwani and is the youngest President in the history of
the Club. Seen handing the chain of office is outgoing
President Lion Shashi D’Silva with installing officer
past Council Chairman Lion Murtaza Dungarwalla.
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru
Kenyatta inspects a guard of honour mounted by the Kenya
Air Force during his annual State of the Nation address
at the parliament in Nairobi. Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to
continue spearheading regional peace initiatives to help
bring stability in neighbouring South Sudan and Somalia.
PHOTO: ALLAN MUTISO
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Albert Otochi [right], Kenya
Tea Packers Limited (KETEPA) Managing Director unveils a
plaque to officially open the First Specialty Tea
Beverage Outlet in Nairobi. KETEPA on Thursday launched
a specialty tea outlet in Nairobi. The company aims to
encourage tea drinkers as it seeks to popularize local
consumption of the beverage that is among Kenya’s
highest foreign exchange earners.
PHOTO: CHARLES ONYANGO
Pride Inn Hotels group Chairman Shabbir Kassim
[second left], flanked by his Managing Director
Hasnain Noorani [left], Diamond Trust Business
development Manager Gopa Kumar [second right] and
among others Flamingo by Pride Inn Beach Resort and
Spa’s Manager Andrew Makau [right] cuts a tape at
the Spa’s lounge at Shanzu in Mombasa County last
Monday. This was during the official opening of the
Spa’s hotel which is the Pride Inn group’s eighth
branch in Country aimed at boosting conference
PHOTO BY TITUS MUSAU
MOMBASA (Xinhua) --
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Kenya Bureau of
Standards (KEBS) officials destroy contraband goods
at Kipevu Sewarage Treatment Center in Mombasa. The
tax collator, KRA, on Wednesday destroyed 60,000
liters of illicit brew and 2,000 pieces of
contraband cigarettes worth 48 million Kenyan
Shillings. The consignment was seized in Mombasa,
following a multi-agency operation by the KRA, KEBS,
Anti-Counterfeit Unit (ACA), National Campaign
Against Drug Abuse (NACADA), National Environment
Management Authority (NEMA) and the police.
PHOTO - ALLAN MUTISO
NAIROBI (Xinhua) —
Maasai people sell sheep in Kimana livestock market,
southern Kenya, June 5, 2018. Hundreds of Maasai
people gather at Kimana town every Tuesday, forming
one of the largest Maasai livestock markets in
Kenya. Maasai people mainly live in southern Kenya
and northern Tanzania. As a nomadic ethnic group in
eastern Africa, Maasai people rely on livestock
breeding as their main source of income.
PHOTOS: WANG TENG
WUHAN (Xinhua) —
A railway executive from Kenya experiences a
simulation of high-speed train driving at a training
base for high-speed railway staff in Wuhan, central
China’s Hubei Province, June 12, 2018. Altogether 63
railway executives from 13 countries including
Thailand, Sri Lanka and Laos visited the training
NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Cuban doctors arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta
International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi. The first
batch of 50 out of 100 Cuban doctors arrived in the
country on Tuesday night amid controversy
surrounding their pay. They were received by Kisumu
Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o.
PHOTO - FRED MUTUNE
Golf, swimming, squash and tennis.
Mombasa mainland.18 holes with grass fairways. Visitors welcome. Handicap not necessary.
- Monday, Tuesday, Friday and
other days when there are no competitions.
Rates: from U.S. $ 12. Dress code: proper golf