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Opposition candidate Tshisekedi wins DRC presidential election

Sa’id Abdulahi Deni is elected new President 'Puntland' Somalia

Madagascar Court uphold election of President Andry Rajoelina

Indian warship 'Sunaya' escorts World Food Programme vessel

Indian warship 'Sunaya' escorts World Food Programme vessel | Coastweek

On 24-25 December 2018, the Indian warship Sunayna escorted a World Food Programme dhow transporting 360 tons of food aid from Bossaaso to Berbera, in northern Somalia. Over 1.5 million people face acute levels of food insecurity in Somalia, and 2.6 million are internally displaced. The European Union has been at the forefront of providing a response to this situation over the past decade, but this is the first time that the Indian Navy has worked alongside the European Union in this manner. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR


President Kenyatta advising tourist Stake Holders in Mombasa

Mombasa parents are busy with 24/7 Back to School shopping

New Digital system will improve Police Reforms in Kilifi County

Base Titanium issuing 300 Scholarship to New Kwale Students

China Customs dismantle major African Ivory traffick syndicate



Free Retina, General Eye Screening at Shiv Temple, Mombasa

Mombasa Women's Association donation to Old People Homes

Mombasa Women's Association donation to Old People Homes | Coastweek

"Mombasa Women's Association donated food hampers and bed sheets, towels, slippers, bath soaps. tooth paste to each Mzee as New year treat. All were smiling and very happy. God bless" MWA Vice chairlady Mrs Usha Patel is seen [from left] together with joint treasurer Mrs Sadhna Doshi, Mrs Illa Shah, past chairlady Mrs Suman Kanji, and Chairlady Mrs Harminder Kandhari, while presenting hampers to Mzee. Looking on [center] is Mr Swale of the Old People Homes. PHOTO - MOMBASA WOMENS ASSOCIATION


Kenyans earning U.S. $1.55 billion dollar from Tourism in 2018

Domestic airlines fares surge 18 per cent during Festive season

Many more Kenyan train Passengers travel over Festive season

Friends of Fort Jesus mourn passing of Coastweek newspaper

Mwanza police arrest group of Gold smugglers at Kigongo Ferry

Mwanza police arrest group of gold smugglers at Kigongo Ferry | Coastweek

Several "world class" gold deposits [left] have already been discovered in the Lake Victoria Goldfields and are at different stages of development. New 250 tons MV. Mwanza ferry [right] carries upto carry 1000 passengers and 36 cars and providing shipping transport services between Kigongo and Busisi in Mwanza. PHOTO - EMBASSY OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA, BERLIN GERMANY. PHOTO – WIKIPEDIA - BAIRD MARITIME


Digital Lenders offer 'broke' Kenyans relief after Festive season

Kenya rugby clubs are preparing players for their life after sport

Modern Kenya schools embracing Mobile Money Fee payments

Growing Hospitality sectors in Kenya boosts Mushroom farming

Ronald Ssekandi: Uganda hydropower plant to relieve shortages

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Bosun Awoniyi: Memorable year of Mixed Blessing for Nigerians

Kenya tourist arrivals up 7.5 per cent: First nine months of 2018

Holiday makers are seen during the Festive season and New Year celebrations at Jomo Kenyatta Public beach, Bamburi on the  Mombasa North Coast | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Holiday makers are seen during the Festive season and New Year celebrations at Jomo Kenyatta Public beach, Bamburi on the  Mombasa North Coast. Most of the beaches were in full capacity as the tourists and local residents spent their time at the beaches either relaxing, swimming or enjoying boat excursions to the deep sea. XINHUA PHOTO - FRED MUTUNE


Kenya will float U.S. $392 million dollars in two Treasury bonds

Kenya imports are up 43 per cent from East African neighbours

Kenya bourse Index dips on first 2019 trading as key stocks fall

Kenya current account deficit narrows by 23.1 per cent over Q3

Zimbabwe government recruit 3,000 Teachers to ease shortage


Somalia has declared United Nations envoy persona non-grata

Chinese fleets escort 3,400 foreign ships during past 10 years'

President Ramaphosa says South Africa takes painful decision

Issue of takeover of Mombasa Port by China 'pure propaganda'

K.W.S. announce death of Parks Director late Julius K. Kimani

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Cyprian Fernandes: Late Justin Dourado was UK manager KQ

CMF ensure another big Heroin Haul will not reach East Africa

CMF ensure another big heroin haul will not be reaching East Africa | Coastweek

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized more than 900 kg of heroin during two boarding operations on suspicious dhows found sailing the 'Smack Track' narcotics smuggling route running from the Makran Coast of Iran and Pakistan to the shores of East Africa. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES


President Kenyatta outlines milestones in anti-corruption drives

'Fen' and 'Gai Ge Kai Fang 40 Nian' as Chinese describe 2018

Europe and China increases co-operation despite protectionism

Uncertainty worry on Global Growth and Inclusive Development

Airbus forecast Global Demand of 37,390 aircraft over 20 years

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Festive Egyptians flock to markets for Christmas and New Year

Striking doctors urge Zimbabwe to 'reconsider' their suspension



Infrequent year of political unity and stability for Kenya in 2018

Mombasa educated luminary Professor Klaus de Albuquerque

Uganda fast paced development keeps on track with China aid

Zimbabwe look for improvement despite Economic Challenges

Industrial parks and Free trade zones boost African economies

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Famous Nairobi 'little Mogadishu' lures Festive bargain hunters

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge voted as one of Top Ten' world athletes

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge voted as one of Top Ten world athletes | Coastweek

This combo picture released on December 28, 2018 shows the Top Ten world athletes in 2018 selected by Xinhua News Agency. Top line from left to right are Luka Modric (Croatia), Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Simone Biles (USA), Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya), Marit Bjorgen (Norway); bottom line from left to right are Zhu Ting (China), Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan), Lewis Hamilton (Britain), Wu Dajing (China), and Katinka Hosszu (Hungary). XINHUA PHOTOS


Kenyan banks continuing to make Billions of Shillings in Profits

Naivasha braces for tourist arrivals amid a busy holiday season

Nairobi spoiled for 'Shopping Venues' as number of Malls rising

Cyprian Fernandes: Educationist Steve 'Joker' Caito Fernandes

Mombasa SGR trains prove popular for Coast Holiday travellers

Andry Rajoelina is winner of Madagascar presidential elections

The Mombasa Hospital confirmed as ‘ISO Certified’ Laboratory

Mombasa Hospital Now is an ‘ISO Certified’ Laboratory | Coastweek

The Lead Auditor of Kenya National Accreditation Service, Abdikheir Dahiye, presenting the ISO 15189:2012 accreditation certificate to Dr. (Col). S. M. Bebora, the Vice Chairman of The Mombasa Hospital Management Board. Looking on is the Hosptal’s Administrative Director, Abbas Nasser. [RIGHT] Dr. (Col). S.M. Bebora, the Vice Chairman of the Hospital Management Board presenting a Christmas gift to a patient in Paediatric Ward.


Japan navy co-operate in EU NAVFOR counter piracy operation

Christmas Shopping Spree boost sales for Kenyan small traders

Cyprian Fernandes: 'The Shiftars' band By Cecilia Mascarenhas

Burundi traditional Drum show waiting for even larger audiences

Deputy Force Commander award senior AMISOM Staff Officers

Deputy Force Commander and Kenya Major General Charles Tai Gituai honours 52 AMISOM military Staff Officers | Coastweek

MOGADISHI Somalia -- Kenyan Maj. Gen. Charles Tai Gituai, the Deputy Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), decorates a military officer [left] with a medal, at the medals parade in Mogadishu, Somalia. Maj. Gen. Gituai, addresses military officers [right] during the ceremony. A total of 52 senior military officers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were awarded medals for their service to the mission. AMISOM PHOTOS - OMAR ABDISALAN


Mombasa-Nairobi Railways now serving two million passengers

Cyprian Fernandes: Coast sports icon Xavier Vianna dies in UK

More ethnic unrest in southern Ethiopia leaves 21 people dead

South Africa to fight corruption across state-owned enterprises

Cyprian Fernandes: Girl from Zanzibar review Benedito Ferrão


Rwanda Court drop charge against former Presidential aspirant

Combined Maritime Forces seize U.S. 44,300,000 dollars drugs

United States airstrike killing nine al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

‘Asante Sana’ as Coastweek celebrates its Fortieth Anniversary

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Whitesands Hotel Recycled Bottles To Make A Christmas Tree

Unique Christmas tree made out of plastic bottles | Coastweek

 In a bid to conserve environment, Sarova Whitesands Hotel at the Coast, has come up with strategies to conserve the environment. The hotel has collected over 20,000 bottles of Sprite soda and used them to put up a 12.5-metre long magnificent-looking artificial Christmas tree. The 20,000 bottles are being held up together with the scrap metals from the recently concluded renovations at the hotels. The whole masterpiece is weighing 550 Kg and was put up together in 14 days. 

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Chaine Des Rotisseurs Mombasa Formal Christmas Dinner

Chaine Des Rotisseurs Mombasa Members | coastweek

Seen in the front row [from left] are Fernando Marques, Anne Wamithi, Leila Awale, Bailli Honoraire Gurdeep Nayer, Ushwin Khanna, Maria Vitulli, Arlette D’Souza, Manager Tamarind Restaurant Bilha Mucuha and Carlo Vitulli. In the back row are Kasse Wondwossen, Marco Giananndrea, Gurdpreet Mehta, Musti Mamujee, Marwan Misbah, Talib Sheikh, Shamsher Mawji, Mohamed Aboo, (partially hidden Horace Horsey and Tushar Pujara).

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18 Bowlers Head To Head at Tara, Chandu Shah Sponsored Trips

Mombasa Bowlers | Coastweek

On 17th November 2018, our Senior Bowlers Tara and Chandu Shah hosted a Trips Tournament. A record number of 18 bowlers registered for the Tournament meaning we had 6 trips teams to battle for the Prize. Mombasa Bowlers Seen [from left] are Deepak Vyas, Bhogie Doshi, M Hassanali, K Hassanali, Chandu Shah, Tara Shah and Ali Jeneby..



Uganda welcome UN renewal of AU Peace Mission in Somalia


Kenya launch export strategy to eliminate widening trade deficits


Power cuts hit as industrial action continues across South Africa


KWS hunt for Nakuru poachers on killing of another black rhino


ZANU-PF party leads majority of Zimbabwe parliamentary seats


European Union Council extend mandate of 'Operation Atalanta'




Naushad Reclaims Coast Rally As Izzy Wins Season Ending Rally

Coast Rally Championship | coastweek

Naushad Kara Lots and Adnan Din raise the dust in the season closer while Coast Pekee rally team duo of Izzy Mirza (left) and Gurveer Pandhal pose with the winners’ trophies




Mombasa is flooding with local and international tourists, thanks to the Christmas festivals which has already kicked off. Tourism and hospitality industry players said hotels and guest houses have recorded an average of 20 per cent increase in bookings at this period compared to last year same time.



Pamoja Odyssey, Sailing on Board the Musafir | Coastweek

The Pamoja Odyssey is a series of creative community and sailing experiences on board the Musafir, bringing together filmmakers.

Kenya Red Cross Society Lend a Helping Hand | Coastweek

Kenya Red Cross Society surprises elderly persons, street children, orphans and the sick with special visits.




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Cyprian Fernandes - Memories of Ray Batchelor Sultan of Sport

Sir Ali bin Salim and the Making of Mombasa - from Judy Aldrick

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Errol Trzebinski reviews 'Christian The Lion - Illustrated Legacy'

Cyprian Fernandes - Memories of Ray Batchelor Sultan of Sport

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