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African Union again urge 'inclusive talks to solve Burundi crisis'

Zanzibar authorities investigating reports of 'sinking' cargo ship

MH 370: Debris recovered on Pemba Island is from a Boeing 777

British General visits Combined Maritime Forces head quarters

Counter piracy warships refuelling-at-sea off the Somalia coast

AMISOM urge Somalis to return home and help rebuild Nation | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA COAST -- The EU Naval Force’s counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, is currently supported by two German Navy ships; one is the flagship, FGS Bayern, and the other is a tanker, FGS Spessart. The two ships recently met at sea in order for FGS Bayern to refuel and so enable her to maintain her counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin. Refueling at Sea – or RAS – is a careful manoeuvre which requires skill and precision from both vessels. The RAS took around an hour to complete and afterwards FGS Bayern resumed her counter-piracy patrols thus ensuring that seafarers and their vessels remain safe from Somalia pirate attacks. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Ex-Norwegian Environment Minister is installed as UNEP chief

Seven dead, including four students, in Kwale minibus accident

FOCUS: leukaemia not sole disorder, but many different diseases

Leading Tanzania tour destination has reviewed Park entry fees

Nine are drowned as boat capsizes in Lake Victoria near Bondo

Suspected militants destroy communication network near Lafey

Ethiopia and Kenya to enhance co-operation with energy sector

Ethiopia and Kenya to enhance co-operation on energy sector | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn [left] address the press during the Kenya-Ethiopia business forum at Intercontinental hotel in Nairobi. President Kenyatta and visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn [right] arrive for the Kenya-Ethiopia business forum. Kenya and Ethiopia have signed five bilateral agreements, including a pact on the construction of an oil pipeline that will run through the two countries. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTISO

   

 
  EXCLUSIVE Economic Zones ::::::::
  Pair-trawling threatens livelihood
of artisanal fishermen in Ghana
 
  WORLD Food Program plea ::::::::
  WFP need $74 million dollars
for South Sudanese refugees
 
  CAIRO faithful celebrate Iftar ::::::::
  Egyptians blessed with happy
and colourful Ramadan nights
   

 

 

Kenyan government refutes claims over looming food shortages

Uganda urging Kenyans to reconsider closure of Dadaab camps

U.S. agree to support Kenya in repatriation of Somalia refugees

MH370: New aircraft debris found off Tanzania coast: Australians

At least eleven are killed in car bomb attack on Mogadishu hotel

Pretoria court dismiss Zuma attempt to stop corruption charge

Lafarge Eco Systems, Bamburi partners with Pwani University

Signed copy of MoU exchanged | Coastweek

Pwani University Vice Chancellor Prof. Mohamed Rajab [second left] exchange the signed copy of MoU with Susan Maingi, Communications and Sustainable Development Director Lafarge Holcim. Looking on are Deputy Vice Chancellor- Research and Extension Pwani University Prof. Muniru Tsauno and Lafarge Eco Systems Chief Operating Officer Mary Mueni.

   

 
  DAVID MUSYOKA from Nairobi ::::::::
  Kenya and Ethiopia ink deals to
bolster bi-lateral developments
 
  CASH STRAPPED HARARE ::::::::
  Zimbabwe civil servants facing
hardship as salary still delayed
 
  DENIS ELAMU from JUBA  ::::::::
  South Sudanese agriculture plan
will improve basic food security
   

 

 

Kenyans to create new records in World junior championships

Mary Keitany still hopeful to compete at Rio Olympic Marathon

Ministry of Education and AK plans to promote Junior Sporting

US and Kenyan leaders to co-operate closely on refugee issue

AMISOM urge Somalis to return home and help rebuild Nation

AMISOM urge Somalis to return home and help rebuild Nation | Coastweek

MOGADISHU Somalia (AMISOM) -- View of Mogadishu fishing harbour from the Aruba Hotel, in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Since the Al-Qaeda-affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab withdrew from fixed positions in Mogadishu -- after having steadily lost territory to forces of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) backed by troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) -- city residents have enjoyed the longest period of relative peace in 20 years, with re-building and re-generation work taking place all over the city and businesses and a semblance of normal daily life returning to the now busy streets of the once war-shattered Horn of Africa capital. AU-UN IST PHOTO - STUART PRICE

 

Stock investors seeking higher yield from Kenya 182-day T-Bill

Kenyans will engage Senior citizens with national development

Eritrea refugees in Ethiopia demonstrate supporting UN Inquiry

U.N. offer US $1.9 million to curb Cholera outbreak in Somalia

Kenya says extra Drug Tests ahead of Olympics discriminatory

Kenya to tighten employment laws on foreign Charity Workers

Kenya beefs up security at Somalia border after 'terror threats'

 

 

United States still supports African Center for Disease Control

FOCUS: Zambia ruling party says not behind newspaper closure

Rwanda government confirming plan to stamp out Child labour

Tanzanian President Magufuli to take over Chair of ruling party

Rwanda will protect Burundi refugees assures senior official

 


 

 

International Day of Yoga Celebrated at Oshwal Centre, Mombasa

Mombasa based yoga teachers at the Oshwal Centre | Coastweek

International Day of Yoga Committee Mombasa celebrated the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016 on a grand scale on 19 June 2016 at the Oshwal Centre where just under 1,000 people from all walks of life and different ages participated and benefited from demons-trations held by various Mombasa based yoga teachers and led by Dr. Nilesh Mahajan, a yoga expert sent by the Government of India specially for the event, reports the IDY Committee Mombasa.


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Mombasa School Children Walk to Mark World Sickle Cell Day 

Student's charity walk to mark this year’s World Sickle Cell Day | Coastweek

Students, pupils and teachers from various Mombasa schools walked through the Mombasa streets in a charity walk to mark this year’s World Sickle Cell Day and to create awareness of the disease. Over 500 participants marked the event which was held at the treasury square. The event was also attended by the founder of Sickle cell foundation in Kenya Noah Naluande who appealed to more well-wishers to come forward to assist the need patients suffering the disease through the foundation.


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Seventeen Teams Honoured at Watoto Africa Soccer Awards Gala

Best teams and individual players with their trophies | Coastweek

The grand finale of the month long Watoto Africa Soccer Awards tournaments saw the crowning of all the best teams and individual players at the WASA gala hosted at Oshwal academy, Mombasa on Saturday 4th June 2016. Seventeen teams who excelled in the different age categories in both the schools and community teams, together with the second placed were awarded.

 


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A pride of elephants having a drink at a waterhole | Coastweek

Head up to Nguntuni Lodge and Conservancy for the 2nd KSPCA Animal Game Count fund raising competition on Saturday 25 June.

Soccer match during the Father’s Day Celebration | Coastweek

The fathers of Mombasa Academy Junior School students take part in a soccer match and other activities during the Father’s Day Celebration at the school grounds.

 
 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

Kisumu-Nandi: Two dead, houses burnt and families displaced

Kisumu-Nandi: Two dead, houses burnt and families displaced | Coastweek

KISUMU-NANDI BORDER (Xinhua) -- Displaced families [left] move to a rescue camp and a disheartened resident [right] salvages some property from his burnt house after clashes between two communities on the border of Kisumu-Nandi counties. At least two people were killed and property destroyed during Monday night's cattle stealing incident. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTISO

 

 

Rabella Wendy Omollo from Homa Bay crowned Miss Tourism

Annual monsoon floods afflict less developed Mombasa suburb | Coastweek

VIHIGA (Xinhua) -- Finalists of the annual Miss Tourism beauty pageant 2016 pose for photos during the national competition in Vihiga county, western Kenya. Rabella Wendy Omollo [right] from Homa Bay county was crowned new Miss Tourism Kenya. The winners will take part in tourism promotion activities both locally and worldwide. Tourism is a major contributor to both the gross domestic product and foreign exchange for Kenya. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTISO

 

 


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Annual monsoon floods afflict less developed Mombasa suburb

Annual monsoon floods afflict less developed Mombasa suburb | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Residents of Mombasa wade through a flooded road near Bumburi behind the Bamburi Portland Cement factory. Parts of the port city of Mombasa were rendered inaccessible in the aftermath of heavy rain witnessed in the area on Saturday. The floods have also affected movement of goods from the port to Uganda and Rwanda. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTISO

 

Husab Uranium is largest single Chinese investment in Africa

Husab Uranium is largest single Chinese investment in Africa | Coastweek

WINDHOEK Namibia (Xinhua) -- Night view of pool and living camp in the Husab Uranium Mine about 60 km from the coastal town of Swakopmund in the western-central part of Namibia. The Husab Uranium Mine under construction is jointly owned by the China General Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC) and other Chinese partners with 90 percent of its share. The Namibian government-owned Epangelo Mining holds the remaining 10 percent share. It is one of the China’s biggest single investment in Africa. XINHUA PHOTO - YU YANG

 


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Seventeen Teams Honoured at NTV Watoto Africa Soccer Awards Gala

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New Comer Holmberg, Clinches Top Golf Prize at Family Bank Golf Day

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Bandari FC Recruiting Talented Players for Sportpesa Premiers League

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U17 Quandrangular Cricket Tourney to be Held by the Nairobi Gymkhana

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Kenya selects 24 athletes for World Under 20 Athletics Championships

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IOC to Subject Athletes to Extra Test Ahead of the Rio Olympics

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Edmund P. Silveira Wins the Mombasa Club Snooker Tourney Trophy

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Kenya’s Sole Archer to Keep Pace With World’s Best at Rio Olympics

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Kenya team inspired ahead of Africa Athletics Championships in Durban

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Kenyan boxer Okwiri aims to make impact at Rio Olympic Games

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Diani, Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu Tides Time Tables June 24 - 30, 2016
 

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Security boost at Canada High Commission after Bomb Scare

Security boost at Canada High Commission after Bomb Scare | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Security personnels check passing vehicles near the Canadian High Commission in Nairobi. A suspected 'bomb' later turned up to be harmless at Canadian High Commission in Kenyan capital after police checkin out of the parcel which raised a scare on Thursday. XINHUA PHOTO - NYALWASH

   

 
  CHRISTINE LAGAT in Nairobi ::::::::
  Korogocho children embracing
education to escape deprivation
 
  MAHMOUD FOULY in Cairo ::::::::
  Egypt expecting women to play
bigger social development role
 
  DANIEL MAJACK in Juba ::::::::
  Three widows in South Sudan
are crushing stones for a living

 


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Kenyan court frees eight lawmakers on bond over hate speech

Kenya Parliamentarians facing Incitement to Violence charges | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan Members of Parliament [from left] Moses Kuria, Ferdinard Waititu, Timothy Bosire, Junet Muhammed, Johnstone Muthama, Florence Mutua and Aisha Jumwa follow proceedings at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi. The MPs are facing incitement to violence charges. XINHUA PHOTO - FRED MUTUNE

   

 
  REAL PROBLEM with farmers ::::::::
  Bats become menace to village
vegetables in eastern Tanzania
 
  TOO CLOSE to wildlife corridor ::::::::
  Kilolo elephant attacks give hard
times for Tanzanian fruit farmers
 
  HAWKING fresh farm produce ::::::::
  So many challenges for women
micro-traders in Western Kenya
   

 

 

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