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Luxury Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort: Still the very best! | Coastweek

LEISURE LODGE RESORT Diani -- Long serving Leisure Lodge tea specialist Commis Chef Omari Said Shauri [left] infront of the lido area, and Resident Manager Martin M. Mburugu [right] infront of the dramatic makuti roof lobby and lounge. Two Swedish former tour leaders and travel agents who, many years ago, lived and worked with the Kenya South Coast tour industry report on their recent, brief, and nostalgic visit: "What is truly fabulous is the warmth, general thoughtfulness and old-style courtesy of all the hotel staff at Leisure Lodge".

 

Army chiefs reshuffled as Somalia declares 'War on al-Shabaab'

Italian Warship visiting fuel tanker after Pirate Ordeal off Somalia

South Africans prepare for march against President Jacob Zuma

East African bloc ready to adopt harmonized tourism master plan

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Police hold seven refugees over Terror links and Human traffick

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Coast anti-Narcotics Police deporting three Italians from Malindi

Paul Tergat bid for Kenya national Olympic Committee chairman

UN urges more vigilance over increasing Somalia Pirates attacks

Kenyan airline and Seychelles confirm deal on promoting tourism

Somali pirates hijacking Indian commercial vessel with 11 Crew

Confucius Institute helps Kenyans with Chinese language skills

Confucius Institute helps Kenyans with Chinese language skills | Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Eunice Lamba-Chacha [left], Deputy Director, Directorate of Immigration and Registration of Persons and chief Guest presents a certificate to an immigration officer during a graduation ceremony at the University of Nairobi’s Confucius Institute in Nairobi. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers [right] attend their graduation ceremony at the University of Nairobi’s Confucius Institute in Nairobi. KRA and immigration officials on Friday completed a three-month Chinese language course to sharpen their skills as part of efforts to promote interactions with Chinese visitors. XINHUA PHOTOS - CHARLES ONYANGO

 

Kenya and Seychelles sign new Trade and Security agreements

Seychellois President Danny Faure starting State Visit to Kenya

Kenya doubles Foreign Investment inflows to $2.4 billion dollars

Cyprian Fernandes: Seraphino Antao family album of Mombasa

Julian Costa Silva - Unheralded Mombasa Goan 'muso' Pioneer

Joyciline Jepkosgei setting womens’ half marathon world record

Helicopters from 'Operation Atalanta' keeping watch off Somalia

Helicopters from 'Operation Atalanta' keeping watch off Somalia | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (EU NAVFOR) -- EU Naval Force’s flagship, ESPS Galicia, has two SH-3D Sea King helicopters on board. The helicopters have wide-ranging capabilities, including over the horizon surveillance, vertical replenishment (VERTREP), medical evacuations and crew transfers to other EU Naval Force warships. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

At least nine killed, Policeman shot dead, in Nairobi Crime Wave

Kenya Police order probe into extrajudicial killing of two suspects

Kenya Anti-Narcotic Police Unit arrest 12 Mombasa Drug barons

Tanzania officials deny expulsion of Kenyans at Namanga border

Unveiling of New Hotel Experience in the Heart of Dar es Salaam

Jahazi Restaurant’s style and décor | Coastweek

Hotel guests and residents of Dar es Salaam can now look forward to a new culinary journey experience as Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel celebrates the opening of its new look Food and Beverage outlets that feature a contemporary and chic ambience. 'Jahazi' the Swahili word for a fishing dhow is the inspiration around the 'Jahazi Restaurant' whose style and décor echoes Arabic influence that tastefully blends the traditional with the contemporary.

 

Kenya GDP rate to remain flat in 2017 amid worsening Drought

Ethiopian Prime Minister in Tanzania to Strengthen Bilateral ties

FOCUS:  Severe Drought in Somalia Endangers 300,000 Children

Kenya Police arrest three wanted terrorist suspects near Malindi

Kwale County police recover 88 pieces of poached elephant tusk

Tanzania PM orders India contractor to complete water project

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South African President Jacob Zuma fires his Finance Minister

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AU extremely appalled by India attacks against African students

No more dirty bottoms: New Zealand cracks down on barnacles

Kenya Police receive new Russian Mi-17V-5 multirole Helicopter

Pathetic Refugee situation in Eastern Africa is alarming: UNHCR

New project to map Octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean

New project to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean | Coastweek

ZANZIBAR Africa Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources -- Octopus are an important resource for many coastal communities, especially in Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, Rodrigues and Mozambique, and are both consumed locally and sold for export to Europe. A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing. PHOTOS - AU-IBAR

 

Children need US $255 million to help in future famine: UNICEF

Tanzania may be sued for ban on export of Copper concentrates

Burundi ask their students to stop strike over Stipend Loan issue

U.N. condemns killing of six Aid workers Sunday in South Sudan

China-built Industrial Park will boost Ethiopian Economy and jobs

Somalia President Mohamed requesting return of Relief agencies

Lions MRM Inter-School Debate Promotes Educational Activities

Winning Lions MRM Inter-secondary School Trophy | Coastweek

The winners Jaffery Academy receiving the winning Lions MRM Inter-secondary School Trophy - Standing [from left] are Teachers Samson Maleya and Jones Mulva, Lion Dr. Lata Magon, Samah Rustam, Mahaimina Janmohamed, Riham Jamal, PDG Lion Dhiru Shah, Lion Damu Shah, Lion President Lion Vipul Patel and Lion Region Chairperson Tahera Biondi. Behind [from right] are Talib Sheikh, Lion Nehal Mistry, Lion Julie Haycott, Lion Inderjeet Main, Mrs. Aliya Desouza, Davdra and Mohamed Amersi (partly hidden).

 

Africa Union Mission in Somalia assess current Security progress

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Egypt inaugurates makeshift lab to restore Pharaoh Khufu’s boat 

Archeologists workb on second solar boat of Pharaoh Khufu | Coastweek

GIZA (Xinhua) -- Archeologists lift a 26-meters-long wooden part of the second solar boat of Pharaoh Khufu while some archaeologists work on parts of the second solar boat at the restoration laboratory located in Giza, Egypt on March 29, 2017. Egypt opened its largest on-site antiquities laboratory to restore Pharaoh Khufu’s second solar boat. King Khufu was a famous fourth dynasty Pharaoh who built the great Khufu Pyramid. His solar boat was designed to ferry him to the afterlife according to ancient Egyptian beliefs. The second solar boat of King Khufu was detected in 1987 in a large pit to the west of the first solar boat. Both boats lie on the southern side of the Khufu Pyramid at Giza. XINHUA PHOTO: AHMED GOMAA


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TSHOLOTSHO (Xinhua) -- A local resident looks at a damaged wardrobe destroyed by floods as children queue to receive food at the Sipepa village Camp in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe, March 26, 2017. Heavy rains that were worsened by Cyclone Dineo left 271 people dead, 128 injured and nearly 2,000 homeless. The deaths were caused by lightning strikes, drowning and landslides, according to the Civil Protection Unit, which added that nearly 2,600 homesteads were damaged in varying degrees. Tsholotsho was the worst affected district where a total of 859 people were left homeless and are currently in a transit camp and an additional 100 households remain at risk.  XinhuA PHOTOS


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BJörg Kebbel Won the Mike Dunford Fishing Tournament Trophy

Overall winner’s trophy prize | Coastweek

Jörg Kebbel receives his overall winner’s trophy prize from Madeleine, Mike Dunford’s daughter, which he won for his striped marlin. The crew of Bado, winners of the Amateur category at the Mike Dunford Fishing Tournament, seen [from left] are Ann Taylor, Mia Dunford (Mike’s wife), Alex Brenneisen, Rob Jessop.

 

Taib Bajaber Claims K.R.A. Golf Day Top Prize at Nyali Golf Club 

Golf winners awarded prizes | Coastweek

Taib Bajaber, overall winner with 42 points receives a prize from KRA Commissioner General John Njiraini [left] while Regina Kaveke, lady winner with 35 points, receives a prize from Nelson Mukuria, KRA Deputy Commissioner Human Resources and Sanjeev Dhutia, [right], junior winner with 39 points receives a prize from Salim Mbarak Kifwa during Kenya Revenue Authority Golf Day at Nyali Golf and Country Club. GOLF PHOTOS BY GILBERT ONCHOKE


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For those of you who missed the first ever “Gold Cup Goat Races” held in February at the A.S.K. showground in Nyali, you missed a really well organized and fun day. Yes, it was hot, but there was plenty of shade, food and drinks not to mention some really keen goats and their handlers. Our grateful thanks to Pauline MacKenzie and her team

 

 

Kingsway Tyres officially launched New BFGoodrich Truck Tyre product line | Coastweek

Kingsway Tyres officially launched the New BFGoodrich Truck Tyre at their Corner Plaza branch, Westlands in Nairobi.

Musical Play “In the Heights” By Aga Khan Academy | Coastweek

The Little Theatre Club is hosting the recent successful play perfor-med by Aga Khan Academy Mombasa “In the Heights”.

 
 


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EU NAVFOR conducts Casualty Evacuation training off Somalia

EU NAVFOR conducts Casualty Evacuation training off Somalia | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA [EU NAVFOR] -- During a recent patrol off the coast of Somalia, ESPS Galicia’s medical team and helicopter aircrew worked together to carry out a helicopter casualty evacuation exercise. To make the exercise as realistic as possible, a sailor from ESPS Galicia acted as an injured seafarer who needed to be airlifted aboard in order to receive urgent medical attention. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Valentino Rossi Podium: Came through from tenth place on grid | Coastweek

DOHA Qatar -- Yamaha's Valentino Rossi [above] came through from tenth place on the grid to secure a podium with a strong ride to third place as the 2017 MotoGP World Championship commenced in Qatar. Spain's Maverick Vinales held off the challenge of Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi to win Sunday's MotoGP season opener in Qatar. XINHUA PHOTOS - NIKKU

 


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Warships from Spain, France and Italy join counter piracy patrols

Tajik students showcased rich cultural performances | Coastweek

OFF SOMALIA (EU NAVFOR) -- EU Naval Force Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia, and French frigate, FS Courbet have conducted combined counter-piracy patrols [left] off the coast of Somalia. EU Naval Force has now been joined [right] by the Italian Navy Maestrale class frigate, ITS Espero. EU Naval Force staff are currently liaising with Somali and counter-piracy partners to verify reports that a dhow has been seized by a possible pirate action group off the north-eastern coast of Somalia. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Kenya and Somalia in joint action will step up War against terror

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Visiting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed [dark suit] inspects the honour guard at the State House in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed began his first state visit to Kenya on Thursday ahead of a special summit on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to be held on Saturday. XINHUA PHOTO - PAN SIWEI
 

 

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