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Port of Mombasa receives largest container ship MSC Portugal

Port of Mombasa receives largest container ship MSC Portugal | Coastweek

MOMBASA Kenya Ports Athority -- MV. MSC Portugal, the longest and wider container ship to call at the Port of Mombasa. Mooring operation of MV MSC PORTUGAL at berth No.19 on Monday. PHOTOS - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY

 

U.S. pledging closer Economic and Security Ties with Ethiopia

Kenya move to empower farmers with sci-tech in food security

Zambian unemployment rate recorded at 41.2 percent in 2017

South Sudan peace monitors deplore sudden surge in violence

 

Former Malawi president Joyce Banda has now returned home

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South Africans condemn IAAF’s Regulations against Semenya

Pakistani frigate comes to rescue of stranded Indian fishermen

Pakistani frigate comes to rescue of stranded Indian fishermen | Coastweek

NORTH OF SOMALIA -- Pakistani frigate PNS ALAMGIR has provided vital assistance to a stranded Indian fishing boat north of Somalia in the Gulf of Aden. During a routine anti-piracy patrol, PNS ALAMGIR encountered the fishing boat St Mary, whose 12-strong crew had been drifting in the busy seaway for eight days due to a gearbox failure. Over the course of the next 24 hours, ALAMGIR’s crew were able to fix the defect as well as provide much needed supplies. The grateful crew thanked the Pakistani warship and CMF before heading back towards their Indian homeport.. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

Tanzania Zanzibar assures support local and foreign investors

Uganda arrest suspects over kidnapping South Sudan national

Somalia seek international support as flood displace thousands

Rwandan national flag carrier launches Flights to Nigeria Abuja

Western style of Democracy not suitable for Africa - UN official

UN urges Kenyans to enhance local family planning measures

Two children missing after a rescue boat capsize in Tana River

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KILIFI (Xinhua) -- Flood victims arrive to safety in Kilifi County, April 26, 2018. Sabaki river burst its bank following heavy rainfall experienced throughout the country displacing over 1000 families in the coastal region according to Colonel Obonyo (KDF)- Public Affairs. XINHUA PHOTO - CHARLES ONYANGO

 

Thousand Kilifi families displaced as the Sabaki River floods bank after continued heavy rains | Coastweek

 

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Sammy Kitwara aims at course Record for Hamburg Marathon

Kenyan Gilbert Yegon targets a record at Dusseldorf Marathon

CAA ask for tougher rules to curb athletes switch of nationality

Chinese firm assurance SGR safe despite heavy rain in Kenya

Angola sees some 'positive signs' for end of crisis in DR Congo

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Uganda minister says wildlife traffickers could finance terrorism

Uganda warm up for rugby game with South African Barbarians


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East African bloc set new date for South Sudanese peace talks

Row with Britain 'now finally over' assures Zimbabwe President

UN rights chief call for action to protect citizens across Ethiopia

South Africans calling for calm in North West province Protests

Kenya launch US $500 million programmes enhancing counties

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Kenya Rugby captain eyes repeat of winning Singapore Sevens

'Patino' handing over Somalia counter Piracy duties to 'Meteoro'

ESPS Patino hands over Somalia counter piracy duties to ESPS Meteoro | Coastweek

EU NAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS Patiño has left the Somali Basin and began the long journey home following a successful five months as part of the 'Operation Atalanta' counter-piracy operation. Patiño has been patrolling around the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden since joining EU NAVFOR in December 2017, maintaining an ongoing presence in the region to protect World Food Program, AMISOM, and other vulnerable shipping by deterring and disrupting pirate activity. EU NAVFOR thanks ESPS Patiño for its diligence and vigilance during its time on 'Operation Atalanta' as it hands over its counter-piracy duties to Spanish warship ESPS Meteoro. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Timothy Cheruiyot seeking breakthrough at Shanghai Diamond

Eunice Sum and Winnie Chebet will challenge Caster Semenya

Somali officials meet in Kenya on election boundary delimitation

Mauritius-bound flight is diverted to Tanzania over 'bad' weather

Thousands protesting in Cape Town at National Minimum Wage

Seven arrested across Tanzania for 'Union Day' demonstrations

Kenya economy further slowing to 4.9 per cent in the year 2017

Kenya Economic Survey report | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Julius Muia (L), Principal Secretary, State Department for Planning Treasury and Ministry of Planning, Henry Rotich (2nd L), Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Ministry of Planning, Nelson Gaichuhie (2nd R), Chief Administrative Secretary, National Treasury and Zachary Mwangi, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Director General display copies of the 2018 Kenya Economic Survey in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, April 25, 2018. Kenya's economy expanded by 4.9% in 2017 compared to a revised growth of 5.9% in 2016. The slowdown in the performance of the economy was partly attributed to uncertainty associated with a prolonged electioneering period coupled with effects of adverse weather conditions. XINHUA PHOTO: CHARLES ONYANGO

 

South Sudan president Kiir rejects opposition calls to step down

Kenya nutrition expert trains maize millers on danger of aflatoxin

Ugandan innovators develop device in the renewed Malaria fight

Kenya head coach Ian Snook names 60 in rugby 15s squad trial

President Kenyatta says Kenya will build a training hub for tennis

 

 

 

Mombasa Port receive new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry crane

Mombasa Port receive new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry crane| Coastweek

Kenya Ports Authority have this week acquired one new Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry Crane and eight Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) Cranes to boost efficiency and productivity at the Port of Mombasa. MV Biglift Barentsz is seen cruising the Kilindini channel to discharge the equiment at Berth No. 21 at the Second Container Terminal. PHOTO - KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY
 


 

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MF 9108 PLANTER - This Massey Ferguson 9108 planter from FMD East Africa plants row crops like maize, beans, soya, sunflowers, cotton, sorghum and peanuts. The quality of seeds, fertilizer application, spacing, calibration of equipment and planting speed are key to achieving good output during this planting season.

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Mombasa Hockey Association Host Junior Hockey 7-A-Side Festival

Junior Hockey 7-A-Side Festival winners | Coastweek

Seen [from left] MCHA President Oliver Mascarenhas presents the winner’s trophy and gold medals to Junior Boys Winner Colin Okeno of Aga Khan Academy and the Junior Boys Runner Up trophy and silver medals to Richard Lai of Kivukoni. While MCHA Secretary Feisal Yasin presents the winner’s trophy and gold medals to Junior Girls Winner Shukrani Kitsao of Kivukoni.


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Mutai to challenge ex-Olympic champ Kiprotich in Hamburg Marathon

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Allan Dainty Clinches the Ultimate Hacker Title At Nyali Golf Club

Winners of Hackers United | Coastweek

Seen [from left] Rajesh Khagram, Men Winner with 40 points, receives a prize from Hackers Chairman Ken Mwige while Venessa Peris, Lady Winner with 42 points, receives a prize from Aliabass Jaffer and Brandon Oyaro [right], Best Junior with 33 points receives a prize from Eng. Philip Mbugua during annual Hackers United Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club. PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE

 


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Kenyan Youth Utilize Chinese-Funded Studies In ‘Railway Engineering’  | Coastweek

Train drivers Concilia, Wendy, Caroline follow the operating procedures with their Chinese teacher Zhang Cheng.

Chinese Language Day marked on UN premises in Ethiopia | Coastweek

ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua) -- A Chinese performs martial arts during the Chinese Language Day, in Addis Ababa, April 20, 2018.

 
 


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Lack of maintenance, poor drainage cause flood on Nairobi road

Poor maintenance, lack of drainage causing flood on Nairobi road | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Motorists [left] wade through a flooded road in Nairobi. Photo taken on April 24, 2018 shows a submerged vehicle [right] in Nairobi. Kenya’s capacity to respond to negative impacts of climate change has suffered a severe blow as floods continue to wreak havoc in many parts of the country this long rain season. XINHUA PHOTOS - FRED MUTUNE

 


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Maersk runs full block SGR train to Ferry cargo from Mombasa

Maersk runs full block SGR train to ferry cargo from Mombasa | Coastweek

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Marathon marvel Eliud Kipchoge sweeps London’s Triple Crown

Marathon marvel Eliud Kipchoge sweeps London’s Triple Crown | Coastweek

LONDON United Kingdom (Xinhua) -- Medalists Eliud Kipchoge [center] of Kenya, Tola Shura Kitata [left] of Ethiopia and Mo Farah [right] of Britain celebrate during the awarding ceremony for the men’s elite group at the London Marathon 2018 in London, Britain. Leading lady medalists Vivian Cheruiyot [center] of Kenya, Brigid Kosgei [left] of Kenya and Tadelech Bekele [right] of Ethiopia pose during the awarding ceremony for the women’s elite group at the London Marathon 2018 in London, Britain. XINHUA PHOTOS - RICHARD WASHBROOKE

 


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