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Tanzanians on Interpol 'Most Wanted' list for environment crimes

Security experts aim at improved intelligence to halt terror threats

Military forces step up national security after Mandera bus attack

Lamu 'dawn-to-dusk curfew' extended to maintain peace at coast

Muslim leaders call for calm in Kenya following deadly bus attack

Relative of Mandera bus attack weeps at Wilson Airport | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A hearse arrives at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi to carry remains of the people killed by 'al-shabaab' terrorists in the Mandera bus attack. A relative [right] of victims in Mandera bus attack weeps at Wilson Airport. Somalia 'al-shabaab' militants on Saturday claimed responsibility for the killing of 28 bus passengers in the Kenyan border town of Mandera. XINHUA PHOTOS - SIMBI KUSIMBA

United Nations condemn deadly terrorist attack on Mandera bus

Demographics: Youth now comprising 65 per cent of population

East Africa Standby Force ready for emergency peace operation

EU counter-piracy 'Operation Atalanta' extended to end of 2016

CMF seize narcotics worth $158 million off East Coast of Africa

CMF warship seize $158 million haul of 388kg of heroin in hessian bags | Coastweek

OFF THE COAST OF EAST AFRICA -- HMAS Toowoomba’s ships boats [left] closes in on the suspicious dhow suspected of carrying illegal narcotics. The Boarding Team [right] from HMAS Toowoomba are seen with their $158 million haul of 388kg of heroin in hessian bags. This is the second successful counter-narcotics interdiction operation for CTF-150 since the Pakistan Navy took command of the maritime security and counter-terrorism mission on 14 August. 2014. PHOTOS - CMF

 

Combined security team to hunt down 'criminal' border attackers

‘al Shabaab’ blamed for murders of 28 Mandera bus passengers

Tension high in Mombasa as coast police intensify mosque raids

At least five dead, four missing in inter-clan clashes near Marsabit

Shia Ithna-Asheri community in Mombasa commemorate 'Ashura'

Khoja Shia Ithna-asheri Muslim community of Mombasa marched through the streets of Mombasa | Coastweek

The Khoja Shia Ithna-asheri Muslim community of Mombasa marched through the streets of Mombasa in a procession to mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of the grandson of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), Imam Husayn (A.S), otherwise known as ‘Ashura’. This procession was organized by the Ithna-asheri Young Men’s Union. The procession began in Old Town and proceeded through Makadara Road, Digo Road and Jomo Kenyatta Avenue before finally coming to an end at the Khoja Shia Ithna-asheri cemetery.

 

Counties to soon issue asset backed securities for infrastructure

Tanzania denies report that it is planning to evict Maasai herders

Corruption and bias' controversies blight Kenyan football awards

Chinese roll out fresh initiatives to empower Kenya communities

EU NAVFOR and CMF winning the war against Somalia pirates

EU NAVFOR and CMF winning the war against Somalia pirates | Coastweek

EU Naval Force Dutch frigate, HNLMS Van Speijk, has escorted a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel along the Somali coast to keep it safe from a potential pirate attack. The WFP ship was carrying food such as soya, cooking oil and flour from Mombasa in Kenya to the Somali port of Kismayo. The food will now be distributed to displaced people in Somalia, who have suffered from drought and food shortages. The protection of WFP vessels delivering aid to displaced persons in Somalia is one of the key tasks of Operation Atalanta, the European Union’s counter-piracy mission. Since the EU Naval Force was launched in December 2008, it has ensured the safe delivery of over 920,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid. GRAPHIC and PHOTO - EU NAVFOR

Ministry encourage implementation of Mombasa online tea auction

Kenya Power secures U.S. $ 190 million to expand infrastructure

Government aim at favourable business environment for investors

Rwanda will start public inquiry on BBC’s role in genocide denial

Police charge crowd of 90 for public undressing women in streets

Nairobi demonstration against increasing violence against women | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Furious Kenyan residents hold a demonstration in Nairobi against increasing violence against women, condemning the recent incident of humiliating public stripping of a Kenyan woman. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI

Zimbabwe minister looks at two million Chinese visitors by 2020

Zimbabwe stalwart is 'suspended' ahead of ruling party congress

Zambian families mourning death of 27 road accident casualties

Ugandan president meeting with warring parties on South Sudan

Marine Authority plan integrated resources policy by end of 2015

Aga Khan Academy Eighth Successful Diploma Graduating Class

 

 

 

AKHS To Train Staff For Certificate In Health Care Management

Aga Khan Health Services  Senior, Middle Management Staff | Coastweek

Management Development Programme Organized by Aga Khan Health Services Kenya (AKHS), Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, Ismaili Health Professional Association (IHPA) in partnership with London School of Economics (LSE) Aga Khan Health Service in conjunction with IHPA- USA and Canada and AKF have partnered with the London School of Economics to train Senior and Middle Management staff for a certificate in health care management.


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Mombasa Senator opening Fairdeal Furniture’s sixth Showroom

Fairdeal Furniture state-of-the-art showroom opening | Coastweek

Mombasa Senator Hon. Hassan Omar [centre] cutting ribbon to officially open Fairdeal Furniture state-of-the-art showroom on Mombasa-Malindi highway, Leisure stage. Looking on Nyali MP Hon. Hezron Awiti [left], CEO Fairdeal Properties Quresh Zakir [behind], Frere Town Ward Rep Hon. Amir Thoya with Chairman Fairdeal Group Zoeb Ezzi [right].


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Kenya delegation promoting coast at ‘Der Touristik’ Fair in Prague

A delegation of 10 Hoteliers from Kenya and Zanzibar | Coastweek

A delegation of 10 Hoteliers from Kenya and Zanzibar have attended the 'DER Touristik Fair' in Prague. Kenyan and Zanzibar joined hands to spread the message that East Africa is open for business as usual and that there was never a better time to enjoy the magnificent beaches and safaris.


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Combined Maritime Forces join Piracy counter terrorism exercises

Multi-national maritime operation named 'Taawun al Behr' | Coastweek

USS Dewey's Seahawk helicopter and Yemeni Coast Guard boat YCG Sana’a seen conducting joint search and rescue exercises. Naval ships from Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the United States have participated in a multi-national maritime anti-terrorism focused operation named 'Taawun al Behr', meaning Maritime Co-operation. The exercise was organised by Combined Maritime Forces and held in the Gulf of Aden under Command of Commodore Sajid Mahmood SI(M) of the Pakistan Navy. Naval operations such as small boat interdiction drills, search and rescue at sea, helicopter operations and ship manoeuvres were conducted during 'Taawun al Behr'. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

Busy Kingsway Women’s Tyre Clinic hosted at Tribe Hotel, Nairobi

women’s tyre clinic | Coastweek

Kingsway Tyres hosted women’s tyre clinic, to educate the lady drivers about their cars, about their tyres and how to be safe on our roads. [LEFT] Reema Doshi, PR and Marketing manager of Kingsway Tyres shows participants on how to measure tread depth of a tyre. [RIGHT] Gurjeev Singh of Simba Corporation explains to the ladies how to check engine oil.


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Imperial Bank Bags Two Awards At MSK Awards Gala | Coastweek

Imperial Bank's Head of Marketing and Communications, Ms. Muthoni Wachira receives an award on behalf of the Imperial Bank team. 

Beach Wedding | Coastweek

A drilling Engineer Hallstein Valestrand with his bride Emily Robi Mwasi during their wedding ceremony at Flamingo Resort.

 


 THIS WEEK IN PHOTOS

 

Six hard hitting Nyali Golfers have qualified for '2015 Grand Finale'

Barclays Bank Golf Tournament winners | Coastweek

Alice Wahome, lady winner with 35c/b points receives a prize from Barclays Bank Regional DH Manager, Coast Region George Omwandho while Dinesh Sasan, [left], men winner with 40 points receives a prize from Barclays Bank Compliance Director, Laban Omangi during Barclays Golf Circuit at Nyali Golf and Country Club. PHOTOS COURTESY OF GILBERT ONCHOKE

President Uhuru Kenyatta opens 'Nairobi Investment Conference'

President Uhuru Kenyatta | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- President Uhuru Kenyatta [left] delivers his speech during launch of the Inaugural Kenya International Investment and Trade Conference held under the theme "Invest in Kenya, the hub of East and Central Africa" at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) in Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta (front centre) poses for a group photo. XINHUA PHOTOS - ALLAN MUTURI


 LETTERS and BOOK REVIEWS

Police seize petrol bombs and crude weapons in Mombasa raids

Bomb making apparatus allegedly recovered at the Masjid Swafaa Mosque in Mombasa | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Coast police display a hand grenade and bomb making apparatus allegedly recovered at the Masjid Swafaa Mosque in Mombasa. Kenyan security officers raided two Mosques in Mombasa on Wednesday, where they said they had recovered materials used to make explosives and arrested a further 109 suspects. XINHUA PHOTOS - MBUYU CAZEIYA


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Tension remains high as Mombasa police recover eight grenades

Kenyan police officers beef up security at Masjid Shuhadaa Mosque Mombasa | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police officers beef up security at the Masjid Shuhadaa Mosque [left] in Mombasa, after they raided two mosques in Majengo area, where they recovered illegal firearms and arrested about 251 people on Monday. Some of the suspected radical individuals [right] are seen after being arrested at the Masjid Shuhadaa Mosque in Mombasa. XINHUA PHOTOS - MBUYU CAZEIYA


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Kenya wildlife areas of Lewa and Ol Pejeta honoured by the IUCN

Giraffe and cheetah at Lewa Downs | Coastweek

LEWA DOWNS Kenya -- Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) crossing the road in Lewa Downs. "All of the cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) I have seen at Lewa Downs have come in threes", writes Kevin Walsh from Oxford, England. Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (also known as Lewa Downs) is located in northern Kenya. It was formed in 1995. It is a wildlife sanctuary incorporating the Ngare Ndare Forest and covering over 62,000 acres (250 km2). The Conservancy is home to a wide variety of wildlife including the rare and endangered black rhino, Grevy’s zebra and sitatunga. It also includes the big five lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and African buffalo. WIKIPEDIA PHOTOS - KEVIN WALSH


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Mombasa mainland.18 holes with grass fairways.
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Cloudy skies: Kenya Airways suffer U.S. $116 million dollars loss

 
Kenya Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner "Great Rift Valley" taxis at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner "Great Rift Valley" taxis at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, April 05, 2014, when Kenya Airways held a reception ceremony for the delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane. It is the first of six Dreamliners purchased by Kenya Airways. XINHUA PHOTO - MENG CHENGUANG

Tanzania and Chinese marines corps training near Dar es Salaam

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DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Chinese and Tanzanian marines take part in the "Surpassing-2014" China-Tanzania Marine Corps Joint Training in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The "Surpassing-2014" exercise was held from October 21through to November 14 and concluded with an anti-terrorism hostage rescue joint exercise by over 100 marines from the two countries. XINHUA PHOTOS - ZHANG PING


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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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