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Top Mombasa 'Business Hotel' Enjoys 98 Per Cent Occupancy Since January !

TO HELP the new Mayor of Mombasa, councillor Najib Balala, and his Municipal Council in their mammoth task of beautifying Mombasa so it can achieve City Status by August this year, the Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers' and Caterers', Coast, is considering taking over the maintenance of one of the many derelict round-abouts in the town.

Let's Get Tourism "Back On It's Feet" As Soon As Possible - Mike Kirkland

THE KENYA Association of Tour Operators' Coast, is committed to doing everything possible to resuscitate tourism so that the thousands who lost their jobs as the coast can return to work again .

French Insurance Firm Staffers Enjoy North Coast Hospitality

IT WAS a gala dinner extra-ordinary at Whitesands Hotel as some 130 top insurance agents from a French firm Gan Insurance Company wound up their incentive tour in style.

Heavy Rains Affect Work At Kilindini Port

CURRENT heavy and continuous rains being experienced in Mombasa are to some extent affect-ing some sections of port operations.

Prince Amyn at Serena

PRINCE AMYN AGA KHAN congratulates Nairobi Serena cooks Nicholas Kingesi and Archie Athanasius who recently won first prize in the National Hoteliers Competition organised by Kenya Utalii College and the Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers.

Simba Colt Appointments

SIMBA COLT Motord Limited have recently appointed Mr Aslam N. Jusab as their General Manager - Coast. Mr. Aslam brings with him over 20 years of experience in the Motor Industry.


LIONS CLUB of Mombasa Central will be hosting their third eye camp for this Lionistic year at the Mtongwe Clinic on the south coast of Mombasa through the good offices of honourable Member of Parlia-ment Hon. Rashid Shakombo.

Trainees 'Learn The Ropes' During Intensive Course Hosted By Aga Khan Health Services

TWENTY FOUR mid-level mana-gers of the community-based development program from several NGOs and Ministry of Health have been trained by the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya (AKHSK).

Tasneem Adamji New Vice Chairlady Of KATO Coast

TASNEEM ADAMJI, Managing Director of the go-ahead African Quest Safaris has been elected Vice Chairlady of the Kenya Association of Tour Operators.

Millennium Has '2001 Ideas To Increase Your Profile ..."

IN THE last few years, businesses in Mombasa have been appearing and disappearing at an alarming rate.


NAIROBI City Council ( NACICO) Sacco Society Limited held a successful one week educational seminar at Mombasa's White-sands Hotel, deliberating on far reaching issues on how to improve the face of Kenya's capital city.

Mombasa Mums Introduced To New Black Opal Skin Care And Cosmetics

A VERY successful 'Dream Evening' enabling women to indulge themselves in their beautification and adornment, as well as in a culinary feast of tasty Indian cuisine and entertainment, took place at Indian Beach Apartments Hotel, ion Saturday, may 9.

Super Kenya Visit For 'Brochette Incentive' Group

WHEN BERNARD Pied was working in Madagascar for a French company he used to come to Mombasa to buy cement.

All Nuts ... For Latest Safety Equipment

ALL NUTS Ltd. originally began as a small hardware establishment catering for clients mostly in the Changamwe area, where the shop is still situated.

Michelin Rally Tyres Available At 'Kingsway Tyres And Auto-Mart'

MICHELIN is today the largest tyre manufacturer in the world.


Tough Times Coast For Tourism

OVERSEAS AND local tour operators continue with their efforts to promote tourism to Kenya as they have been doing over the years, but never has the situation been so grim, with an 80 per cent drop in tourism from Germany - Kenya's largest traditional source market.


What We Really Need Is Matatu Drivers' "Examination And Selection" Authority

A LOT of us must have seen the advert on television for the throbbing headache.


Coast Needs Leaders With 'Sense Of Vision'

A LOT has been uttered that the newly elected Mayor of Mombasa, Najib Balala, will encounter a mammoth task to revitalise Mombasa and restore its glorious past.

Kenya Wildlife Clubs To Host New 'Use Baskets And Not Plastics' Day !

WILDLIFE CLUBS of Kenya Association is a non-governmental, charitable, non-profit making organization dealing with environment conservation education for the youth since 1968.




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TAKES you to the website of America's monthly magazine 'ASTRONOMY' - the star-gazing 'bible' for anyone interested in popular astronomy.


Einführung von "Kultur-Tourismus" nach Lamu durch Romantic Hotels

ES WAR EIN großer Schritt nach vorn in der Werbung für Kultur-Tourismus, als Romantic Hotels kürzlich 25 Vertreter von Reise-büros und Reiseveranstalter zu einem Wochenende nach Lamu einlud, damit sie einen Blick werfen konnten auf das reiche kulturelle Erbe der Inselwelt von Lamu und auf ihre Geshichte, die bis ins 8. Jahrhundert zurückreicht.


Single Ticket, Double Action ... !

IT'S GOING TO be a great, great time at the KENYA CINEMA not just this week, but for the next few weeks with double action, double dhamaka as we have two great releases lined up.

Chef "Fi Fi" And Captain "Marwan" At The 'Pirates'

THIS Friday, May 15 and Saturday May 16 are the dates of the delightful underwater fantasy The Mermaid's Tale to be staged at Pirates Beach Bar and Restau-rant at Bamburi.

'Apache Indian' Thrills Mombasa Music Fans With Exciting Voice !

THE BRITISH born Bhangra maestro-Apache Indian thrilled Mombasa music fans with his show at an ultra modern Mombasa discotheque.




'Ishilia' Pips 'Naughty Potato' At Race End

AFTER A dull and rainy day a surprising seven boats and 12 people turned out to blow away the cobwebs in the Eighth Off Season Cup race on Wednesday, May 6.

High Spirits Despite 'Wet And Slushy' Conditions For Nyali Charity Scramble

ON SUNDAY, May 3, the KLGU held their charity scramble match at Nyali Golf and Country Club.

The Thapas Win 'Mixed' Foursomes

MAHADEV and Poonam Thapa posted a terrific win last Saturday at Mombasa Golf Club when they were crowned this year's Mixed Foursomes Champions

Lone Goal By Captain David Oyande Enables Mtongwe To Lift Al-Had Cup

The only goal of this rather lack-lustre game was scored in the second half of the match by sharp shooting Captain , Mtongwe United FC ,David Oyande.

Rajdeep Bains Wins Barclays International Squash Tourney

Bains beat Charan Walia 3-1 in an epic final which lasted for about an hour.


ALL Africa Bridge Cham-pionship incorporating BFAAME Africa Sub-Zonal Tournament is being held at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi from May 2, 1998 to May 31, 1998.

Bridge Results

RESULT OF the Duplicate Bridge played at Mombasa Sports Club on Wednesday, 6th May.

Kenya Tide Table

NOTE: Standard Port is Kilindini. ADD 40 minutes for Lamu and ADD five minutes for Malindi. 'No Change' for Kilifi and Diani.

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