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Two teachers abducted by suspect Somali 'al-Shabaab' militants

Garissa University still remains empty after 'al-Shabaab' attacks

National Highways Authority plan to introduce toll roads in 2017

Mombasa Court begins extradition of alleged Coast 'drug barons'

Kisauni Deputy County Commissioner Flags Off Nyali Clean Up

New Nyali Residents Association members along with Nakumatt staff conduct a “speed clean” of the neighbourhood | Coastweek

New Nyali Residents Association members along with Nakumatt staff conduct a “speed clean” of the neighbourhood surrounding Nakumatt Nyali. They cleared overgrown brush along Baobab road, tall grasses and miscellaneous rubbish dumped on the roadside.

 

Burundi ruling party to designate presidential election candidate

Six Mombasa 'al-Shabaab' returnees surrender to Kenyan police

Somali 'al-Shabaab' murder abducted Kenyan official at Badhere

Cabinet reveals Kenyan budget spending will rise by 25 per cent

Elephant poaching increases across Mozambique national parks

African elephants in the Gorongosa National Park central Mozambique | Coastweek

MAPUTO Mozambique (Xinhua) -- African elephants in the Gorongosa National Park, central Mozambique. The Gorongosa National Park is one of Mozambique’s largest and well-known national park, with an area of over 4,000 square km of valley floor and parts of surrounding plateaus. The country has also been criticized by WWF and other environmental organisations as not taking severe measures against poaching, however parliament then passed a new law in April 2014 in order to crack down on poaching. XINHUA PHOTO - MAURO VOMBE

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta suspending senior anti-graft officials

Zambia police force ranks as the 'most corrupt' public institution

South African President urging more effort in preventing attacks

Terror suspect arrested outside Kenya president rural residence

New Ramada Tanzania beach resort is opened in Dar es Salaam

Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam | Coastweek

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania -- Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam offers 139 rooms and suites including 117 superior rooms with a choice of ocean or garden views, 21 executive suites and one presidential suite. Extensive leisure facilities include a swimming pool and state-of-the-art rooftop gym, as well as direct access to the white sands of Jangwani Beach. PHOTO - RAMADA HOTELS GROUP

 

Security forces arrest further two suspects over Garissa attacks

President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack down on religious extremism

Kenya, Somalia and UN form commission to repatriate refugees

United States blacklist two leaders of Somalia 'al-Shabaab' group

Security is beefed up in Mogadishu after surge in terror attacks

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Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali | Coastweek   Hassan Mahat Omar charged with financing of terrorism activities | Coastweek

 

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali [left] is welcomed by Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at his office in Nairobi. Omar Abdirashid Ali and William Ruto on Monday discussed the status of over half a million Somalia refugees in various camps in northern Kenya. Government had given a three-month ultimatum to repatriate all Somali refugees in Dadaab refugee camp. XINHUA PHOTO - SIMBI KUSIMBA   NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A Muslim cleric Hassan Mahat Omar who was charged with financing of terrorism activities appears at the High Court in Nairobi. The anti-terrorism police applied 30 days for the suspect to be in custody to scrutinize his accounts and the flow of finances. Several arrested of suspected terrorists have been carried out country wide after the killing of 147 students at Garissa University. XINHUA PHOTO - SIMBI KUSIMBA

 

Kenyan citizens evacuated from Yemen | Coastweek   Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa | Coastweek

 

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan citizens evacuated from Yemen are seen at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. A chartered plane carrying about 27 Kenyans landed at the airport on Monday afternoon. Three weeks of conflict and airstrikes have severely disrupted the supply and availability of food, fuel, water and electricity across Yemen. XINHUA PHOTO - JOHN OKOYO   NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa [left] talks with Kenyan Principal Secretary for Education Belio Kipsang [centre] after the donation ceremony at Chinese Embassy in Nairobi. Chinese nationals in Kenya donated U.S. $ 67,000 U.S. dollars to help survivors of Garissa College terrorist attack rebuild their lives. XINHUA PHOTO - SUN RUIBO


 

 

Ethiopians in national mourning for Christians murdered by ISIS

Burundi opposition coalition nominate its presidential candidate

Tanzania condemns South Africa violence: Will return nationals

AU slate killing of Africa nationals by terrorist elements in Libya

Biggest 6 a.m. Event Held At The Mombasa Englishpoint Marina

EnglishPoint was buzzing during the festive season | Coastweek

[LEFT] Technicians from Porcelanosa, in Spain, having lunch with Helen Barker, who is Englishpoint Marina's interior designer at the Jazz Restaurant. [CENTER] Kenyan pop star, Akothee, shooting for her latest album. [RIGHT] Guests chilling on the deck.


 

 

 

 

The Sands At Nomad Hosted Chaine Des Rotisseurs To Lunch

Chaine des Rotisseurs members | Coastweek

On Sunday, 12th April 2015 Chaine des Rotisseurs members and guests enjoyed a wonderful day out at the Sands at Nomad, Diani Beach. Seen [from left] are Shamsher Mawji, Fernando Marques, Sujay Khataw, Gillian Levitan, Andrew Muir, Bilha Mucuha, Gurdeep Nayer, Richard Glaser, Naima Mirza, Aliya D’Silva, Shlomo Jerome and Sharan Sagoo.

 


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Graduates of Gil Gil college demonstrate their combat skills

Graduates Of The National Youth Service (NYS) Gil Gil College Demonstrate Combat Skills | Coastweek

GIL GIL (Xinhua) -- Graduates of the National Youth Service (NYS) Gil Gil college demonstrate combat skills during a graduation ceremony in Gil Gil, on April 23, 2015. Established in 1964, the NYS has been a training ground for underprivileged youth yearning for skills that would guarantee them gainful employment. Xinhua PHOTOS: Pan Siwei


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Mombasa Swim Team Shines At National Secondary School Games

Mombasa Swim Team Member in Nakuru | Coastweek

Squatting [from left] Kassim Mohammed, Diya Shah, Nuru Feisal, Anita Mulonzia, Savannah Njeri, Nabiha Shah, Violet Akoth, Abdillahi Shosi. Standing front row – Team Captain Saahil Harunani , Fatma Hamza, Hassan Abdallah, Nabil Shikely, Omar Salim, Mohammed Swaleh, Harun Omar, Abdulswamad Feisal. Back row- Yusuf Hassan, Hemed Abdulkadir, Maahir Harunani, Ambaar Michaelo, Hassan Abdallah, Osama Mahmoud, Suheil Yusuf, Billy Muteti and Ali Mohammed.

 

 

 


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After a great success in the just concluded Family lunch cruises held during the Easter festivities, we hereby inform you of the next upcoming Family Lunch Cruises which will take place as from Friday 1st May 2015 and Saturday 2nd May 2015. This will be a great opportunity for families before the schools open. Make your bookings now for that Magical Experience before we are totally sold out!

 

 

Nancy N. Mbui, enjoying her Oysters platter | Coastweek

Nancy N. Mbui, enjoying her Oysters platter done in various ways at The Tamarind’s Clifftop Terrace lounge - Mombasa.

A full grown male Indian tiger in its natural habitat | coastweek

Jim Corbett spent most of his time in the jungles of India where he saved the lives of many locals from the Tigers that turned Man Eater.

 

 
  Mozambican writer Mia
Couto opens new Art
Foundation in Maputo

MAPUTO Mozambique (Xinhua) -- Mozambican writer Mia Couto delivers his speech during the inauguration ceremony of the Fernando Leite Couto Foundation, which is named after his father, to support Mozambican art and literature, in Maputo, capital of Mozambique. Mia Couto, the most renowned writer in the southern African country, is the winner of the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. XINHUA PHOTO - MAURO VOMBE

SEE ALSO:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mia_Couto

  Mozambican writer Mia Couto | Coastweek

 

 

 


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  Central Glass Industries
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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A man walks past the main entrance of Central Glass Industries in Ruaraka, Nairobi. Kenya-based East African Breweries (EABL) Limited is selling its subsidiary, Central Glass Industries Ltd to South African Consol Glass Proprietary, in a deal estimated to be worth Ksh six billion. XINHUA PHOTO - ALLAN MUTURI

  Central Glass Industries in Ruaraka | Coastweek

 

 

 


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Relative calm is reported in South Africa violence-ravaged areas

Zimbabwe crowd demonstrate against violence in South Africa | Coastweek

HARARE Zimbabwe(Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean people demonstrate against the xenophobic violence in South Africa outside the South African Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe. There are about three million Zimbabweans living in South Africa, many of whom are educated professionals who fled their country during the decade-old economic decline since the late 1990s. XINHUA PHOTOS

 

 

 


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MTWAPA CREEK VILLA FOR SALE | Coastweek

MTWAPA CREEK
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At least 15 missing after bus swept away by floods near El Wak

Mandera bus swept by floods near El Wak | Coastweek

MANDERA (Xinhua) -- Rescue members attempt to salvage the remains of a bus swept by flood waters in Lake Gadudia at Elwak in Mandera County in the northern region of Kenya. At least 15 people were missing after a commuter bus was swept by flash floods in Mandera county in northern Kenya, humanitarian agency confirmed on Thursday. XINHUA PHOTO - SIMBA KUSIMBI

 


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Coast Paralympics Teams Battle For Governor’s Beach Volleyball Trophy

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Mombasa Swim Team Shines At National Secondary School Games, Nakuru

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Mombasa Lifts The East African Sports Festival Football Trophy

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Piero, Naushad Rule MMC Voi Rally As Kajiado Prepares To Host KMSC Rally

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Bandari FC Head Coach Twahir Muhiddin Praises Team’s Players

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Debutants SS Assad Defeat West Ham In FKF Nationwide Division I

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The Coast Open’s 2015 Bowling Tourney Played At Mombasa Sports Club

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Kenya runner Silas Kipngetich Sang sweeps Belgrade marathon

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Soccer leagues stopped in northeast to curb 'al-Shabaab' growth

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Champion Alice Chelengatt seeking success in Rabat Marathon

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Coast Bridge with C.P. Shah and Results - Open Pairs Bridge

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Diani, Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu Tides Time Tables April 24 - 30, 2015
 

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  Police quiz chairman
of Kenya Muslims for
Human Rights group
 

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan Muslims for Human Rights (Muhuri) Chairman Khalef Khalifa [front] and Director of 'Haki Yetu' in Mombasa Father Gabriel Dolan are seen at the Criminal Investigation Department Training School in Nairobi. Khalef Khalifa and Father Gabriel Dolan have been questioned by anti-terrorism officials on allegations of helping fund the 'al shabaab' terror group. XINHUA PHOTO - JOHN OKOYO

  Kenyan Muslims for Human Rights (Muhuri) Chairman Khalef Khalifa | Coastweek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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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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