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Kenya political parties re-energize as they prepare for 2022 polls

Deadly Somalia attacks a call to defer troop withdrawal - Experts

Burundi grenade explosion leaves two dead and injures 14 other

New UN-Habitat head wants tackle rapid urbanization challenge

Huawei hope digital tech achieve universal health care in Kenya

Kenyan leader commends Botswana for peaceful power transfer

Six Somalia suspected Pirates detained and face 30 years' in jail

Six suspected pirates detained, arraigned: facing 30 years' in jail | Coastweek

Container vessel MV 'Ever Dynamic', [left] was attacked in the Western Indian Ocean in November 2017. Large oil tanker 'Abqaiq' [right] was attacked in April 2018. Recent attacks by a suspected Pirate Action Group against the 55,000t Container Ship MV 'Ever Dynamic' and on the Fishing Vessel 'Gallerna III' in the same vicinity 300 miles east of Mogadishu demonstrated the existing capabilities for long range pirate activity. Six suspected Somalia pirates were subsequently detained and the skiff/ whalers and equipment seized. The six suspects have been transferred to the Seychelles to be investigated by the Seychellois authorities, where if convicted, face up to 30 years in jail. Most recent targeted approach by suspect Somali pirates to shipping provides evidence of the continued need for Naval Force presence across the both the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Basin. Importantly, as well as the continuing application of BMP by ships in the 'High Risk Area' and time critical co-ordination between Naval Assets, MSCHOA and UKMTO. EU NAVFOR remains a catalyst for closer co-operation, co-ordination and partnership. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 

Britain is planning to clear more Land Mines from Conflict zones

Former Kenya hockey player enjoyed dual-role as a Team doctor

African Union confirms 34 are killed in southern Somalia fighting

Ethiopian new prime minister vows to embrace unity and equality

Kenya Sports union probes 'gang rape' charge against rugby star

'Vanished' Ugandan boxers facing ban at Commonwealth Games

Memorial service honours Sudan - last male northern white rhino

Memorial service honours Sudan - last male northern white rhino | coastweek

LAIKIPIA (Xinhua) -- The world's last two remaining female northern white rhinos Najin [left] and Fatu in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia county, northern Kenya. A caretaker gently handles Najin [right] in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Kenyan wildlife officials and global wildlife conservationists on Saturday converged at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya where a memorial service for the late world's only remaining male northern white rhino fondly named Sudan took place. XINHUA PHOTOS -LYU SHUAI

 

Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot eyes Olympic marathon gold before exit

Laban Korir leads the country’s battle at the Rotterdam marathon

Ugandan soldiers have killed 22 al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia

Uncertainty surrounds Cricket Kenya after 'disbandment' reports

Justin Kemboi and South African Gerda Steyn victorious at Cape

mega Operative Plastic and Reconstructive, Cataract and General Surgery Medical Camp | coastweek

CAPE TOWN South Africa -- Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon male winner Justin Kemboi Chesire (Nedbank RC Internaional - Kenya) seen [from left] with ladies winner Gerda Steyn (Nedbank Running Club Gauteng North), Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon male winner David Manja (Nedbank Development Club) and female winner Nolene Conrad (KPMG Running Club WP). PHOTOS - IMAGE S.A.

 

Ethiopia selling US $56 mln diaspora Bond to finance mega dam

Over 2,500 Burundi Asylum seekers in Rwanda to be repatriated

Social media flood as Ethiopia PM designate prepare to take post

Somalia President ends an impeachment motion against Speaker

More than 110 East Africans deported from U.S. arrive in Kenya

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Medallist Sharon Cherop to face stiff Rome marathon challenge

Government plans new Public Service rules to transform sector


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UN mission launches campaign to protect South Sudan civilians

UN chief demands action to tackle challenges to Peace Keeping

Agnes Barsosio says Dusseldorf course record still hard to beat

Daniel Wanjiru urges respect as world best runners eye London

Stars eye foreign coach, demote Okumbi after his poor showing

Geoffrey Kamworor turns focus to 'Diamond League' Challenge

Mega plastic and reconstructive, cataract, general surgery camp

mega Operative Plastic and Reconstructive, Cataract and General Surgery Medical Camp | coastweek

Lions Club of Mombasa Bahari carried out a mega Operative Plastic and Reconstructive, Cataract and General Surgery Medical Camp at Tawfiq Hospital, Malindi in Kilifi County from the 15th to 18th March 2018. Prior screening of the patients was done on 15th March and after routine pre-operative review, the surgical procedures began.

 

Kenya political landscape change as succession politics kick off

President Uhuru Kenyatta visits Mozambique to boost Trade ties

Ethiopia Ruling co-alition elects Abiy Ahmed to become next PM

Six persons killed, two injured in militia attack near Kenya border

Kenya rugby names strong teams for CWG, Hong Kong 'Sevens

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Ethiopia coalition elect Abiy Ahmed as incoming Prime Minister

Zimbabwe commissions China-built power plant at Kariba Dam

Zimbabwe commissions China-built power plant at Kariba Dam | coastweek

KARIBA Zimbabwe (Xinhua) -- Kariba Dam in Kariba, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday commissioned the 533-million-U.S. dollar Kariba South Hydro Power expansion project, arguably the country’s biggest power development project since independence in 1980. XINHUA PHOTO - SHAUN JUSA

 

Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala forecasts tourism beds growth

Kenya ministry planning first ever week-long Tourism festivals

East African block warns South Sudan factions over ceasefire

South African committee investigate Gupta Family Citizenship

Land degradation threatening food security and social stability

Kenyan researchers may have found new medicine for Malaria

Never Ending Story: CTF ships seize another huge Heroin haul

Never Ending Story: CTF ships seize another huge Heroin haul | coastweek

French Marine Nationale destroyer Jean de Vienne have secured their second drug seizure this year in support of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150. A total of 530 kilograms (kgs) of heroin was seized during an operation in the international waters of the Arabian Sea. Jean de Vienne’s seizure is the tenth for CTF150 since January this year; which together with Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Warramunga and Pakistani Naval Ship Aslat totals in excess of 22 tonnes of narcotics seized. Asian-refined heroin derived from Afghan or Burmese poppy seeds flows by dhow sailing vessel and by air into Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. There it is redirected to Europe, and sometimes, via Nigeria, to Mexico and North America. Al-Shabaab, the Islamist, Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror movement of Somalia, derives much of its predatory income from the movement of Asian heroin, charcoal and locally produced qat [miraa]. PHOTOS - COMBINED MARITIME FORCES

 

Kenya suggest funding will thwart any further Security threats

UNHCR have repatriated 78,088 Somali refugees from Kenya

'Operation Atalanta' welcomes German Air Patrols off Somalia

Strong and fit Kenya U-23 soccer team leaving for Uzbekistan

Kenya launch Digital Campaign to woo more Chinese Tourism

 

 

Rwandan President wants DRC insurgency sorted immediately

Five killed in yet another deadly Mogadishu car bomb explosion

Uganda issue strict code of conduct for Commonwealth Games

Visiting South Africa stars wins four-nation Soccer tournament

Zambia sponsor cholera elimination resolution at global meeting

 


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Kenya Plans Mega Promotion for First Week of October

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Police arrest 15 foreigners for being in Kenya illegally

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At least six killed in militia attack in northeast Kenya

Mombasa Women’s Association Sponsors Three Disabled Students

Mombasa Women’s Association Sponsors Three Disabled Students | Coastweek

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Mombasa Women’s Association has been sponsoring three disabled students for tailoring course at Shanzu Transitional Workshop for disabled young girls from nearly last 10 years. Seen [from right] are MWA joint secretary Mrs. Sital Sagoo ,Mrs. Usha Patel,( STW) Mrs. Elizabeth, MWA Hon. Secretary Mrs. Harminder Kandhari, Chairlady Mrs. Suman Kanji presenting a cheque to STW Chairlady Mrs. Agnes Nyanju, as MWA Vice Chairlady Mrs. Kaushlya Meghnani, Joint Treasurer Mrs. Ila Shah, Mrs. Urmila Patel, students and staff of STW for disabled young girls look on.
 

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Ethiopia-Djibouti railway winning the hearts of local passengers       

Lebu Railway Station in Addis Ababa | Coastweek

ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua) -- A Chinese Station attendant talks to passengers at the station, passengers queue to board an electric train at Lebu Railway Station in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, March 25, 2018. The Chinese-built 756-km electrified rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti officially started commercial operations on Jan. 1, 2018. XINHUA PHOTOS: WANG SHOUBAO

 

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Counterfeit Hepatitis B vaccines discovered in Uganda

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Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to forge unity and heal Kenya

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Kenyans consider laws to protect the vast ICT infrastructure

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African Union and Russia vow to strengthen mutual partnership

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Kenya and U.S. talks to weigh heavy on trade and economy


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Cabinet approves Africa free trade treaty for ratification 

A container is unloaded from a ship in Mombasa Port | Coastweek

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- A container is unloaded from a ship in Mombasa Port, Mombasa, Kenya, in this file photo taken on Jan. 10, 2017. An agreement to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed on Wednesday, thus creating the largest free trade area on the world's poorest inhabited continent. XINHUA PHOTO: SUN RUIBO

 

Lead Mwema with Skip Kirti Are the Club Pairs Champions

Lead Mwema with Skip Kirti Are the Club Pairs Champions | coastweek

Bowling Sections Club Pairs Championships were played at the Mombasa Sports Club on the 10th March 2018. 16 Bowlers each with their skills battled it out on the Green for the amazing Crystal Trophies specially made in Kenya. Seen [from left] are Ali Jeneby, Kirti Chaniyara, Mwema, Vishal Shah, Shobha Bij and Deepak Vyas


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Eye Camp sponsored at Shimo La Tewa | Coastweek

AnEye Camp was sponsored at Shimo La Tewa SDA Church on by Sir Yusuf Ali Charitable Trust and Diamond Trust Bank.

Donation of Provisions | Coastweek

This March the Lions club ladies continued their activities to help the underprovided members of Mombasa community.

 
 


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Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor sweeps third successive World Title

Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor wins third successive World Title | coastweek

VALENCIA Spain (Xinhua) -- Men's Gold medalist Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor [center] poses with silver medalist Abraham Cheroben [left] of Bahrain and bronze medalist Aron Kifle of Eritrea during the awarding ceremony for men’s final of IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain. VALENCIA Spain (Xinhua) -- Ladies' Gold medalist Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta Kebede [center] poses with silver medalist Joyciline Jepkosgei [left] of Kenya and bronze medalist Kenya’s Pauline Kaveke Kamul during the awarding ceremony for women’s final of IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain. XINHUA PHOTOS - GUO QIUDA

 

 

 

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EU NAVFOR warship rescuing Filipino sailor on Greek Freighter

EU NAVFOR warship rescuing Filipino sailor on Greek freighter | coastweek

OFF SOMALIA -- On the morning of 20th March 2018, Greek Merchant Vessel MV Ianthe (IMO9438779) requested medical assistance due to a serious hand injury sustained by a Filipino sailor. EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño was the closest vessel at sea and responded immediately, steaming towards MV Ianthe at high speed. EU NAVFOR’s quick response to an urgent medical request shows its continued support to maritime security and safety of life at sea around the Horn of Africa. PHOTOS - EU NAVFOR

 


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Africans in agreement establishing continental Free Trade Area

Africans in agreemeent on establishing continental free trade area | Coastweek

KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) Chairperson and Rwandan President Paul Kagame delivers remarks at the 10th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali, Rwanda. Forty-four African countries on Wednesday signed an agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali. XINHUA PHOTOS - GABRIEL DUSABE

 


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