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Kwale police investigate death of of two 'al-Shabaab' returnees

'al-Shabaab' suspects kill five Kenya police officers in Mandera

Kenya seek better Maritime Security to develop Blue Economy

Meteorologists warn of 'Heavy rains over Kenya' after Dry spell

Kenya launch task force on BlockChain to leverage Technology

UN official resolve toward lasting Peace in Great Lakes region

Elephants to translocate from Laikipia and Nyeri to Tsavo Park

Elephants to translocate from Laikipia and Nyeri to Tsavo Park | Coastweek

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is relocating 21 elephants from Solio and Sangare ranches in Laikipia and Nyeri Counties respectively to the Tsavo East National Park in the Coast region. The two-week exercise was launched on February 21, 2018 by Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala at Solio Ranch. It will cost Sh4.5 million. PHOTO - KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE

 

Olympic champion Cheruiyot leads Kenya charge at New York

Top volleyball setter Wacu will miss Africa Club Championship

Runners facing tough challenge to dominate WIC Birmingham

U.S. military kill two al-Shabaab militants and injures one other

Brunlehner sisters lead Swim Team to Commonwealth Games

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President Kenyatta welcoming 'World Cup' on arrival in Nairobi

Kenyan government denies Trafficking Arms into South Sudan


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UN warn seven million people in South Sudan at risk of hunger

Ethiopian 'open-door refugee policy' to continuing refugee influx

Land usage and Climate Change threaten Pastoralism in Kenya

Smallholder farmers turn to chillies amid rising regional demand

Kenya’s supreme sporting body amends Anti-doping regulations

Former Kenya coach Paul Put confirms to sign for Chinese club

Ugandan and Kenyan leaders open Busia 'one-stop border' Post

Ugandan and Kenyan leaders open Busia 'one-stop border' post | Coastweek

KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) -- East African Community heads of state attend the 19th Ordinary East African Community Heads of State Summit in Kampala, capital of Uganda. East African countries and Africa at large should integrate in order to boost their bargaining power on the global market, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said here Friday. XINHUA PHOTO - JOSPEH KIGGUNDU

 

Kenyan and Tanzania Presidents move to resolve trade dispute

Can legislation criminalizing tribalism promote unity in Zambia?

AMISOM leaders to meet and discuss withdrawal from Somalia

Tanzanians rule out returning of dinosaur fossils from Germany

Death toll in Mogadishu 'al Shabaab' bombing attack rises to 32

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Aid agencies deplore decision to encourage FGM in Somaliland

Two Somali pirate skiffs chased away after gun attack on tanker

Two Somali pirate skiffs chased away in gun attack on oil tanker | Coastweek

Singapore flagged 50,000 metric tonne chemical tanker MT Leopard Sun has been attacked 160 nautical miles off the central coast of Somalia. Two skiffs approached from the stern and fired upon her, after which the on-board Private Armed Security Team returned fire with warning shots. The incident lasted approximately 20 minutes before the skiffs eventually turned away. The crew employed the full range of Best Management Practices (BMP4) as well as the actions of the embarked private armed security team (PAST). EU NAVFOR can confirm the vessel and crew are now safe. EU NAVFOR PHOTOS - COURTESY of WWW.SHIPSPOTTING.COM and LK.LV/EN/LSC-SHIPMANAGEMENT

 

Sub-Saharan Africa is riskiest place for newborns say UNICEF

Kenya stage Safari Rally as Africa Championship second round

Kenya XV aim for rugby gold at African Youth Games in Algiers

Kenyans and Uganda planning to deepen Tourism Co-operation

Zimbabwe miners resuming diamond sales after one-year break

Red Cross launch new U.S. $10.4 million dollar Drought Appeal

Kenyan stake holders upbeat over growth of Cruise ship tourism

Kenyan stake holders upbeat over growth of Cruise ship tourism | Coastweek

Visiting Mombasa: "Regatta class 30,277 GT cruise ship Insignia offers every luxury you may expect on board one of our stylish ships" said a company spokesman. "She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, a world-class fitness center and spa, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 342 lavish suites and luxurious staterooms, nearly 70 per cent of which feature private verandas. With just 684 guests to pamper, our 400 professionally trained European staff ensure you will wait for nothing."

 

President showcases infrastructure investments at EAC summit

Leading Kenya Opposition figures allowed to fly off to Zimbabwe

World Record prospects inspires Kipsang for Tokyo title defence

Kenyans secure American coach for boxing team to CW Games

Kenya hockey queens Telkom plotting to recapture Africa Crown

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Kenya Medalist Julius Yego eyes season debut in South Africa

Six lion and 74 vultures 'killed with poison' in Southern Tanzania

Combined Task Force 151 Counter Piracy operation off Somalia

European and Japanese counter Piracy Forces based in Djibouti

NIC Bank Has Opened Four New Branches at the Coast Region

NIC Bank opened 4 branches at the Coast | coastweek

From Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th NIC Bank opened 4 branches at the Coast which include Kilifi, Watamu, Diani and Malindi thus increasing the branch network to a total of 41. Seen [from left] is NIC Bank Chairman James Ndegwa, Kilifi Deputy Governor H.E Gideon Edmund Saburi, Trade, Tourism and Cooperative Dev Hon. Nahida Mohamed Athman, NIC Group GMD John Gachora, Vice Chairman Frederick M Mbiru, NIC Bank Retail Banking Director Robert Kibaara, NIC Bank Corporate Banking Director Ellie Chiuri and NIC Bank Treasury Dealing Director Sankul Mandavia.

 


 

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Lions Mombasa Bahari Handover Thirteenth Borehole

ion President Mwami Se-Mayama pumping water | Coastweek

On Sunday 11th February 2018, Lions Club of Mombasa Bahari handed over their Thirteenth borehole in Vingazini Village in Kanamai in Kilifi County This borehole was very generously donated by Abid Kapadya and family from USA. On arrival at the borehole, we were welcomed with traditional songs and dances by the village people.

 

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The Taita Taveta Governor Launch County Football Team

Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has officially launched the county football team | Coastweek

Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has officially launched the county football team at the Dawson Mwanyumba Stadium in Wundanyi last weekend. During the event, Taita Taveta All Stars played a thrilling match with Soy FC from Kakamega County where the teams drew one-all with the home team winning 5-4 on post-match penalties.

 

Mombasa Yalfa Rally Team Savors Top Ten Finish In Nakuru Rally

Mombasa crew of Ammar Haq and his navigator Victor Okundi in their Evolution 10 | Coastweek

TYalfa Rally Team of Mombasa were all smiles after the season opening Top Fry Nakuru Rally last weekend. Mombasa crew of Ammar “Bushy” Haq and Victor Olundi ran the ex-Rajbir Rai Evolution 10 and wrapped up their Great Rift Valley drive in top 10.


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It has been a very quiet month indeed with little going on except endless numbers of cats being brought in for one reason or another. So very few visitors but we seem to have been incredibly busy with other things. A little cat was brought in – it has a very severe case of mites and is very thin. The cat has been receiving Ivermectin (heartworm dawa) injections and is well on the way to recovery.

 

 

Ladies Auxiliary Activities For Month Of February 2018 | Coastweek

Member of Ladies Auxiliary Damu Dhiru Shah donation of 20 wheel-chairs. Ali Mohamed, a celebral palsy patient received a wheelchair

Kenyan co-pilot Kennedy Shamalla with his wife Beth Muthoni | Coastweek

South Sudan rebels have freed two Kenyan pilots after payment of 108,000 dollars to the family of a civilian killed when their plane crashed in Greater Akobo region.

 
 


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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Geeta Bandi-Phillips [left], Director of Advocacy and External Engagement at World Vision, Somalia and Jamillah Mwanjisi [center], Head of Advocacy, Save the Children International, Somalia display copies of the Protection of Children in Conflict Report in Nairobi. An international charity has warned that 4.7 million children across East Africa risk dropping out of school this year due to malnutrition arising from displacement sparked by drought and conflict. XINHUA PHOTO - CHARLES ONYANGO

 

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United States Coast Guard complete first counter piracy patrol

Kenyan Opposition supporters stage demo outside US embassy | Coastweek

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has completed their first patrol with Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 since 2015, part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). USCG cutters Wrangell and Aquidneck patrolled the northern Arabian Sea from 9 to 12 February 2018 on surge operation IRON GUARDIAN, exercising maritime security operations in the area. The latest patrols assessed the interoperability between CTF 150, CMF’s counter-terrorism and maritime security task force, and the USCG. CTF 150’s mandate is to promote security and stability at sea by countering terrorist acts and related illegal activities, which terrorists use to fund or conceal their movements. The USCG shares a similar mandate, promoting the legitimate use of the international waters of the Middle East. CTF 150 is currently under Australian command, staffed by a combined Canadian and Australian team and supported by assets from Australia, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Since December 2017, CTF 150 has seized over 16 tonnes of hashish and 1.5 tonnes of heroin, valued in excess of U.S. $ one billion dollars. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 


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Kenyan Opposition supporters stage demo outside US embassy

Kenyan Opposition supporters stage demo outside US embassy | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A lady lawyer holds a placard during a demonstration in Nairobi. Kenyan lawyers on Thursday took on the streets to protest against the failure by government to honour relevant and recent court orders. XINHUA PHOTOS - JOHN OKOYO

 


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  ZANZIBAR Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Kenyan musical artist Maia Von Lekow performs at a standing-room-only concert during the 2018 Sauti Za Busara music festival in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. This week the islanders have been performing in a colourful carnival parade as warm-up activities for this popular event. This 14th edition of the Sauti za Busara festival began mid-week with the expectation of promoting cultural tourism in Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago. One prominent African music critic notes: "Maia represents another amazing side to Kenya’s dynamic musical scene. Her voice and style has an affinity with female jazz vocalists of the 1930s and soul and folk music of the 1960s." Maia Von Lekow is the daughter of famous Mombasa born singer and entertainer Sal Davis - who has also been known to play a good game of golf at the Nyali Golf and country club. XINHUA PHOTO - LI SIBO  

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