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FLIGHTS

Silverstone Air flies from Nairobi to Malindi from november 28th

Here all the departure times and prices, even for Malindi-Lamu

18-11-2017 by redazione

As malindikenya. net had announced a few weeks ago, a new low-cost airline decided to open the Nairobi-Malindi route and also to promote tourism and business between Malindi and Lamu.

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OFFICIAL: Nakumatt Malindi and Diani are dead

After long period of shortage, branches at the coast are now closed

17-11-2017 by redazione

Already in the early morning, when the subsidiary in Diani, South Coast, was definitively closed.
After half an hour, the Nakumatt supermarket in Malindi closed its doors probably...

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17-11-2017 by redazione

Road to Mayungu is now open: stakeholders happy for the season

Roadworks will continue in 2018 to connect Malindi and Watamu

17-11-2017 by redazione

The diversion signs have been removed in recent days, the first section (2km) of the road that connects Casuarina to the fishing village of Mayungu, is permanently transitable 24 hours a day.

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FLIGHTS

Alitalia ready to fly again from Rome to Nairobi

Four flights a week from next spring, here are the details

16-11-2017 by redazione

Eighteen years after the latest programming on Kenya, the Italian airline Alitalia will return to fly to Kenya.
It will do so from...

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SPECIAL

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Kenya Supreme Court meets today for the new petitions

Experts: Less chances to nullify elections than after the august ones

14-11-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

From today, the Supreme Court of Kenya, presided over by Judge David Maraga, is meeting to examine the appeals submitted after the elections-bis of 26th October last year by a former Kenyan parliamentarian and an...

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The story of Robin Cavendish is now a movie

Paralyzed by polio in Nairobi in 1958, travelled around the world with wife Diana

13-11-2017 by redazione

Robin Cavendish's incredible story is now coming to cinema.
The original title of the film "Breathe", which will be in Italian theatres from this week with the title "Every Breath".

13-11-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

EVENTI

Italian Malindi meets at People to eat and see the "Azzurri"

Monday evening with Pizza Festival even Italy-Sweden on tv

12-11-2017 by redazione

The usual "pizza festival" of the Kiwi People of Malindi, which is so successful that is reaping from October to this part every week, this Monday also includes a very special out of program.

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Tomorrow evening on Rai 3 the "Gad Lerner" Kenya

In "Rich and Poor" contrasts between Nairobi slums and Malindi wellbeing

11-11-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

What Kenya will the journalist and anchorman Gad Lerner want to talk about in his new programme "Ricchi e Poveri", which he will make his debut tomorrow evening, Sunday 12 November, in the second evening on Rai Tre?

NEWS

Elder woman of Kenya passed away

Elizabeth Gathoni Koinange aged 117, was one of the world's eldest

10-11-2017 by redazione

Elizabeth Gathoni Koinange was the oldest woman in Kenya, at least of those whose age can be ascertained with a certain approximation.
Usually, in Africa...

NEWS

Drones in Kenya, soon will be possible to use them

Up to now still huge fines for users without regular licenses

08-11-2017 by redazione

The Kenian Civil Aviation is about to open to the use of drones for non-military reasons.
Soon in the...

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Italians in Kenya, a cultural and community evening at Stardust

An event with the documentary about italian residents of Malindi and Nairobi

08-11-2017 by redazione

An evening of other times and maybe Malindi, when you filled the Stardust disco, a temple of good nights on the coast, even in the afternoon.
Times in which football matches...

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SURVEYS

Nairobi in the 100 most welcoming cities of the world

Third in Africa for 15 thousands tourism journalists of Travelbird

07-11-2017 by redazione

Nairobi is one of the 100 most welcoming cities in the world, according to a ranking drawn up by one of the most important travel and tourism websites, the Dutch Travelbird.

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POLITICS

Petition to Supreme Court stops Kenyatta sworn

Former MP ask judges to nullify even the second Kenya elections

06-11-2017 by redazione

Among all the possible institutional or associative components of Kenya that were awaited today at the Supreme Court, Harun Mwau, a former member of parliament and constitutionalist, has emerged....

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06-11-2017 by redazione

NEWS

With italian marine archeologists in the ocean off Malindi

Two days of scanning and diving searching for underwater treasures

06-11-2017 by Leni Frau

There is something interesting under the Indian Ocean off Malindi.
This is the sensation of one of the most important Italian marine archaeologists...

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NEWS

Italian marine archeologists are now in Malindi

Sebastiano Tusa: "We are searching for an ancient portoguese boat"

04-11-2017 by redazione

It is a great day for Kenyan marine archaeology.
In Malindi, three experts from Italian seabed arrived at Malindi: Sebastiano Tusa, the Superintendent of the Sea of Sicily, and his two collaborators Claudio Di Franco and Fabio Di Iorio.

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WEATHER

Short Rains...non so short this year in Kenya

Wheater forecast says more rain has to come on the coast

03-11-2017 by redazione

This year's so-called "small rains" are very similar to the older sisters in May and June.
The abundant and continuous rainfall of these days...

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NEWS

Finally the nurses strike in Kenya ended

Agreement with the government after 5 months of troubles

03-11-2017 by redazione

Finally, after five months of industrial unrest, the national strike of nurses and nurses in Kenya ended.
As a result of the political stalemate in the elections and...

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NEWS

Malindi Airport, ready for "phase two"

End of Kenya elections bring project to finalisation

02-11-2017 by redazione

With a meeting between the Minister of Mineral Resources and Malindino parliamentarian Dan Kazungu and the director of Malindi Walter Agong airport, yesterday officially began the "phase two" of the adaptation of the...

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02-11-2017 by redazione

Kenya, optimism back. Economy up again

KTF: "Ready to have a season like in 2007"

02-11-2017 by redazione

Since Kenyatta's proclamation, three days of calm have followed in the country, which have brought cautious optimism and already signs of recovery throughout Kenya. 
The majority of citizens...

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Nakumatt supermarket to be liquidate

End of the journey seems to be near for kenyan chain

01-11-2017 by redazione

After long agony, as a terminal patient to whom limbs and organ extracts are periodically cut, the Kenyan supermarket chain Nakumatt may have come to an end.
It is the big...

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POLITICS

Kenya: no elections in the Odinga strongholds

Postponed to other date. Riots only in Nairobi slums

28-10-2017 by redazione

The elections in the Opposition strongholds (the region of Nyanza, namely Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Syaya and other smaller districts) were postponed to a date to be set aside.

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Mombasa-Nairobi railway, new train from next week

SGR adds a trip in the afternoon from both the cities

27-10-2017 by redazione

Starting next week, the high-speed train line between Nairobi and Mombasa will have an additional route.
The express service will start on...

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ELECTIONS

In Kilifi County the most peaceful Odinga fans

The North Coast respected the no-protest call of their leader more than in other Kenya regions

27-10-2017 by redazione

The North Coast of Kenya once again confirms itself as one of the most peaceful and peaceful places in the whole country.
Even during this new round of elections...

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POLITICS

Elections, IEBC: "One kenian on two voted"

90 per cent of polling station was open, IEBC says

27-10-2017 by redazione

National election day in Kenya ended late at night, with some polling stations still open after midnight waiting for voters, and others where for various reasons,

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26-10-2017 by redazione

26-10-2017 by redazione

Today elections in Kenya, this what can happen

Polls open from 6 AM, leaders call for peace in all country

26-10-2017 by redazione

Presidential elections in Kenya are held regularly from this morning to 6 p. m.
These are the votes...

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25-10-2017 by redazione

25-10-2017 by redazione

Kenya elections, few hours to know if polls will open

Todey Supreme Court announces his last decision, observers withdraw

25-10-2017 by redazione

On the eve of the bis elections in Kenya, their conduct is still not safe.
A matter of a few hours and

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24-10-2017 by redazione

24-10-2017 by redazione

POLITICS

Foreign ambassadors in Kenya ask Raila to be in the election

A document signed by 20 diplomats: "Politicians are tearing Kenya down"

24-10-2017 by redazione

Twenty of the most important foreign embassies in Kenya signed and made public yesterday a statement about the upcoming elections in the aftermath.
Readed by the...

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WEATHER

Heavy rains in Kenya coast up to thursday

Local weather forecast warns Mombasa and south coast

24-10-2017 by redazione

Small rains have arrived in Kenya, and according to local meteorologists they will last at least until Thursday.
Yesterday in Kilifi County rainfalls...

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POLITICS

Kenya: 4 days countdown to what?

Kenyatta says elections, Odinga says nothing. Business trembling, tourism resists

23-10-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The best news, four days after the arrival of the best news from Kenya's tourism industry.
The sector is also keeping and possible riots in the capital...

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CELEBRATIONS

Today public holiday in Kenya, a strange "heroes day"

Mashujaa day 2017, never in a divided country like now

20-10-2017 by redazione

Originally it was the "Kenyatta Day", the day that recalled the date of birth of Jomo, first independent President of Kenya, October 20,1889.
Since 2010, after the drafting of the new constitution, the National Day has also been dedicated to the other heroes who took part in the liberation of the country from the British colonial government, from 1952 to 1963.

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TOURISM

Afreeca, the new safari philosophy starts from Kenya

Two italians and one french launch interactive escursions with no limits and barriers

20-10-2017 by redazione

The world changes and with it also the way you travel and discover it.
We are less and less tourists and more hikers, adventurers who are perhaps very social but also ready to try "chills" to counterbalance the anxieties and fears brought about by the modern era.

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SOCIETY

What a young italian can do in Kenya

More under 35 emigrate, Africa can be one destination

19-10-2017 by Antonio Altieri

The recent annual report of the Migrantes Foundation indicates that fifty thousand young people left Italy in 2016 to seek fortune abroad. 
From what it seems, the figures will be confirmed this year as well.

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17-10-2017 by redazione

SPORT

Kenya winter destination for golf players

International tour in 2018 with special holidays and safaris

14-10-2017 by redazione

Kenya is increasingly attracting the interest of golf enthusiasts from all over the world.
By now, we are no longer talking about the 18-hole Muthaiga and green meadows of Karen, but also...

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NEWS

Internet optic fibres from chinese in all Kenya

Huawei ready to connect the 47 counties

13-10-2017 by redazione

It will be the most important Chinese connectivity company to give fast internet through fiber optics to Kenya.
The agreement was initialled by Huawei and the Kenyan Government yesterday in Nairobi.  

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POLITICS

IEBC says that Odinga did not withdraw

"He sent only an unofficial letter, did not fill the form"

12-10-2017 by redazione

The Electoral Commission of Kenya IEBC rejected the statement by the leader of the Opposition leader Raila Odinga announcing that he was renouncing to run for the Kenyan Presidency in the new elections, scheduled for 26 October next.

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NEWS

Malindi's lost the largest eolic park in East Africa

Swedish firm with project financing will go to Tanzania

11-10-2017 by redazione

There will be no wind farm in Ngomeni, the area north of Malindi, well known to Italians for its San Marco base.
The 600 megawatt mega-power station, which would have given renewable energy to the entire coastline through the wind, will no longer be built off Ungwana Bay as planned by the Swedish company that designed it.

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FLIGHTS

Flights Addis Abeba-Malindi more possible now

Ethiopian Airlines very much interested, in talk with operators

11-10-2017 by redazione

It has been a long time since the possibility that Ethiopian Airlines, the Ethiopian national airline, could include Addis Ababa-Malindi in the near future, coinciding with its flights to Rome and Milan.

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10-10-2017 by redazione

10-10-2017 by redazione

NEWS

Here are the other roadworks in Kenya coast

Transport PS was in Marafa, Garsen and Tsavo to see the projects

09-10-2017 by redazione

Despite the political crisis and the wait for elections. bis, the government does not stop and continues its plans to upgrade the roads along the coast.
Last Monday, the Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure John Mosonik attended

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NEWS

Gad Lerner in Malindi to shoot a tv program

Interwiews to italian residents, hoping not the same old stories

09-10-2017 by redazione

The journalist and TV conductor Gad Lerner was also interested in Kenya and Malindi.
Lerner, who is preparing his new "Ricchi e Poveri" ("Rich and Poor") inquiry broadcast from November on Rai Tre, dictated on Sunday in the second evening, has decided to dedicate one of his services around Italy and the world, to Kenya and the Italian "colony" of Malindi.

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INFRASTRUCTURES

Bagamoyo-Malindi highway, last feasibility studies

African Bank looks for financial partners to complete the works in 2018

08-10-2017 by redazione

Good news for the Bagamoyo-Malindi motorway: the feasibility studies are almost complete and the African Development Bank (AFDB) is looking for financial partners to find the...

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NEWS

Malindi-Mayungu, first km ready to be tarmac

Work in progress to complete the Malindi-Watamu coastal road

07-10-2017 by redazione

Everything is ready in Casuarina to asphalt the first kilometre of the road that will take you to the fishing village of Mayungu and from there, shortly afterwards, through the Malaika Beach resort, Jacaranda Bay and finally Watamu.
For the time being...

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PLACES

Sun Palm Beach Resort in Watamu, a place to discover

Not only hotel but new beach bar with restaurant open to everybody

07-10-2017 by redazione

In the panorama of facilities that have been relaunched in Watamu and are once again attractive, there is the Sun Palm Beach Resort.
The new VRclub management that since last season has taken over the resort, has opened the doors of this wonderful location also to external tourists, holidaymakers and residents.

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CULTURE

Ngugi Wa Thiongo near to Nobel literature prize 2017

Kenyan novelist was in the nominees but the winner is Ishiguro

06-10-2017 by redazione

From Bob Dylan to a Kenyan writer.
It would have been nice, also because the intellectual, poet, essayist and university professor Ngugi wa Thiong' or chase the Nobel Prize for Literature since 2012.

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POLITICS

06-10-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

POLITICS

Kenya elections: Kenyatta still ahead in polls

If vote is today, the President would remain in charge

05-10-2017 by redazione

Uhuru Kenyatta would be confirmed President of the Republic of Kenya.
This says the most recent survey of the specialized agency IPSOS, which reports the leader of the government party to...

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NEWS

Lack of water in the coast since last friday

Malindi and Watamu dry and suffering. Mawasco: "we are paying"

04-10-2017 by redazione

The long-standing problem of the occasional lack of water in the pipes has not yet been resolved.
And it is always in the low season that it creates problems for the population of Kilifi County and the tourism sector.

NEWS

Donnavventura shootings in Malindi and Watamu

The girls of the tv program: "Beautiful places and unforgettable emotions"

04-10-2017 by Leni Frau

Two days between Malindi and Watamu for "Donnavventura".
There could not be missing the coastal resorts most loved by Italians in the itinerary of the television program Rete 4 that for this year's edition has decided to stop in Kenya and that will later touch Ethiopia, Mozambique and some islands of the Indian Ocean.

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NEWS

Monarch Airlines failure, Kenya's lost tourists

Flights to Mombasa cancelled, to south coast and parks

03-10-2017 by redazione

It is not a good time for international low-cost airlines.
The bankruptcy of British company Monarch Airlines, with immediate effects on the 34 international routes from British airports, has also involved Kenya in part.

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ECONOMY

Transactions by mobile banking increased in Kenya

Buy goods through cell phone up 70 per cent this year

03-10-2017 by redazione

Mpesa and other payment services linked to the use of mobile telephony are up sharply in 2017 compared with the previous year.
According to data provided by the Kenyan Communications Authority, money sent by mobile phones and money to pay for expenses, bills and other services...

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HEALTH

New rivolutionary research to kill malaria

With biogenenetic modification anopheles mosquitos will change

02-10-2017 by redazione

A revolutionary new breakthrough in malaria treatment has been developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Malaria Research Institute in Baltimore, USA.

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NEWS

Third licence application for Kenya cars postponed

Phase two (revision for second hand cars) will be not effective

02-10-2017 by redazione

The application of the so-called "Third Licence" for Kenyan-registered cars was postponed, the second phase of which should have come into force from today. The National Transport and Safety Authority of Kenya (their Civil Motorisation) decided to do so in a press release.

NEWS

Nakumatt, situation is now worst in all Kenya

Another branch closed down in Nairobi, even Diani in trouble

02-10-2017 by redazione

As for seriously ill people, for whom there seems to be a slight improvement shortly before departure, many people in Kenya had hoped for a recovery in the Nakumatt supermarket chain. The rumours of an agreement with the competitors "Tuskys", a joint statement by the two companies that confirmed that an agreement was being studied, had given hope to all those workers and to the so-called induced industries.

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TOURISM

Balala: "Election are putting Kenya tourism in trouble"

"if was for me, i would call for next elections after ten years"

29-09-2017 by redazione

Kenya's Minister of Tourism Najib Balala comes out on the open, on the eve of the most important trade fair in his country and denounces the decline in international arrivals in the country and the occupation of hotel facilities by clients, including local ones.
"Elections with their own trawling are beginning to damage our Tourism - said Balala last Wednesday at a conference - the situation that in the first six months of...

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NEWS

Roads: Malindi is more paved now

Circuit from the two tarmac roads to Tawfiq Clinic and handcraft market completed

27-09-2017 by redazione

Malindi's "paving" continues, in order to streamline the traffic that with the development of the town increases day by day.
The laying works have been completed in these days and the entire stretch from the airport road (Malindi-Mombasa, from the roundabout onwards) leading to the Tawfiq clinic and the local handicraft market.

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ECONOMY

Peugeot will start to assembly cars in Kenya

In Thika they're going to produce two models: 308 and SUV 3008

27-09-2017 by redazione

The French car manufacturer Peugeot has started assembling its vehicles in Kenya at the Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) Thika site. Peugeot is in fact the latest multinational that will be manufacturing vehicles in the plant near Nairobi.

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PLACES

New ownership for historical Malindi "Bar Bar"

Opening before december with lounge bar, pizzeria and grill

26-09-2017 by redazione

"Bar Bar" has changed ownership and will reopen before December with a completely new outfit.
The historical meeting place of the Italians, the first real Italian bar in the eighties, has lived many glorious seasons with ups and downs, but from there the history of Malindi of our fellow countrymen has passed through.

NEWS

22-09-2017 by redazione

POLITICS

Official: new Kenya elections on 26th october

IEBC change date to manage the entire process

21-09-2017 by redazione

The new presidential elections in Kenya will take place on Thursday 26 October instead of Tuesday 17 October.
Confirmation is open the day after the Supreme Court of Kenya's publication of the judgment annulling the previous elections.
Elections that have already been invalidated on 1 September and, as provided for in the Constitution, must be repeated within 60 days.

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Here's why Kenya elections were nullified

Today the entire sentence was read by the Supreme Court

20-09-2017 by redazione

Today, exactly twenty days after its pronouncement, the Supreme Court of Kenya has read the entire reason for the cancellation of the elections on 8 August 2017. 
On 1 September, announcing to the country and the whole world that Uhuru Kenyatta's victory had been invalidated, Chief Judge David Maraga had stated that the Court had said so, but it still needed time to analyze point by point the petition of the opposition and the defense of the Electoral Commission and the government party.

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SHOWS

The reality Donnavventura 2017 starts from Kenya

Rete 4 girls adventure reportage will explore Africa and Indian Ocean

20-09-2017 by Leni Frau

This year Kenya will be Kenya the starting point of the lucky 4 "Women's Adventure"network transmission, the reality-reportage travel to which young and beautiful girls participate who cultivate the dream of being travel and adventure reporters.

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ECONOMY

Kenya economic leader in Africa, with Ethiopia

"Africa Risk-Reward index" put the two nations soon over Nigeria and South Africa

19-09-2017 by redazione

According to the research "Africa Risk-Reward Index"published by Nkc African Economics, Kenya and Ethiopia are the leading countries of the near future in the Black Continent.
The report, which compares investment, GDP, security and many other factors supporting the economy, shows how Nairobi and Addis Ababa are gradually surpassing the current leading African countries, namely Nigeria and South Africa. 

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POLITICS

Kenya elections, 26th october new possible date

IEBC conviced by french firm, now meeting with Jubilee and Nasa

19-09-2017 by redazione

The new presidential elections in Kenya are likely to slip by nine days.
The new date proposed by the French telematic agency Ot-Morpho, which is responsible for the organisation of the vote, would be 26 October.
The IEBC Electoral Commission confirms, as reported this morning in the national newspaper The Star,

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WEATHER

Meteo Kenya: heavy rainfalls from tomorrow in the coast

Starting from Diani, then Mombasa and wednesday Kilifi, Malindi, Lamu

18-09-2017 by redazione

The Kenyan meterological service (KMD) issued a press release yesterday afternoon to alert the coastal population to a wave of bad weather which, according to scholars' forecasts, should affect the Indian Ocean wetlands as of today.

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NEWS

Tuskys supermarket will save Nakumatt?

The large kenian chain in crisis sign a deal with the former rival

18-09-2017 by redazione

The large supermarket chain of Kenya's "Nakumatt"supermarket chain, which has been in an irreversible crisis for months now, which has caused it to close some of its branches and empty the shelves in almost all the others, could be saved by its former rival Tuskys.

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POLITICS

New Kenya elections could be postponed

Today the decision, but the french server give indications

18-09-2017 by redazione

The date of the new elections in Kenya could be postponed.
This is what the IEBC Electoral Commission would have reported yesterday evening to the national daily Daily Nation, after receiving a dossier on the telematic organisation of the forthcoming votes from...

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INFRASTRUCTURES

Mombasa, new road to airport is ready

Finally the bypass to go quickly to Malindi and Diani

18-09-2017 by redazione

The road junction from Mombasa airport is finally ready and easy to reach: it connects to the main routes that lead to Nairobi, the railway station, Malindi and Diani on the south coast (and therefore towards the border with Tanzania).
The first part of one of the major works carried out by the Kenyatta government...

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NEWS

Mombasa hotels flames: a fatality

Fire started from a kitchen: damages for 600 thousand euros

17-09-2017 by redazione

Two renowned hotels, a bar-restaurant and at least twenty rooms.
This is the account of the fire that broke out on Friday evening on the beach of Bamburi, a tourist resort just outside Mombasa.
Indiana Hotel and its restaurant, The Beach Hut, have been almost completely destroyed, causing damage of around 600 thousand euros.

POLITICS

French firm: there was no hacking in the Kenya elections

Ot-Morpho rejects the accuses of kenyan opposition

16-09-2017 by redazione

"There was no intrusion into the data transmission system during the elections in Kenya on 8 August.
By means of a press release addressed to the press agency France Press, taken up by the Kenyan newspapers, the French telematic company Ot-Morpho, which had been indicated by the Opposition as a partner of the alleged...

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15-09-2017 by redazione

ENVIRONMENT

Plastic: NEMA starts control in Malindi houses

Waste collection companies will give bags printed to use

15-09-2017 by redazione

Two weeks after the entry into force in Kenya of the ban on plastic bags and polyethylene, as already announced by NEMA, controls began in private homes. In Malindi, too, since yesterday,"visits" have been reported by agents of the environmental organization of the Kenyan Ministry to find out who is carrying out waste disposal in compliance with the new rules. It is expected that other coastal locations will also be affected in the coming days.

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13-09-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

POLITICS

Kenyatta vs. Odinga with the word "impeachment"

Uhuru: "Opposition has no numbers", Raila: "We will see"

12-09-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The political future of Kenya is still much more than uncertain, one month after the country's election-bis.
Yesterday, regent President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed the opening of Parliament's work in Nairobi. 
Although the Opposition warned him, stating that he would not have the powers to do so...

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BUSINESS

Election time didn't stop business growth in Kenya

Nairobi goes on with project and developement, agency says

10-09-2017 by redazione

Six months of campaigning and three months of post-election have slowed down Kenya's plans for economic growth, but they do not seem (luckily) to be able to stop the country's development in terms of infrastructure and foreign capital investment in the construction, luxury hospitality and services sectors.

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SHOPS

New shop in Malindi for cats and dogs

Skinner's products at Vera Cruz Complex in Lamu Road

09-09-2017 by redazione

A new shop in Malindi for four-legged friends in Malindi.
At Vera Cruz Complex in Lamu Road (opposite Malindi Complex) opened "Cat & Dog Food", an authorized retailer "Skinner's", an English leader in the production of dog food, offering a range of natural, additive-free...

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NEWS

Licences for 20 new airlines in Kenya

More chances to fly and get connections even in Malindi

08-09-2017 by redazione

The Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has granted permission to twenty new charter, scheduled or low cost African and international airlines to take off and land in the country.
This will give great opportunities for new routes also to the coast, with easier connections from Nairobi to Malindi, also coming from Europe and other African nations.

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NEWS

Plastic, NEMA is thinking to ban even bottles

Kenya is planning an order to continue to protect environment

07-09-2017 by redazione

Kenya, after prohibiting the manufacture, import and use of polyethylene bags since August 28th, the Government is also considering banning plastic bottles. 
The announcement was made by...

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NEWS

Kenyans third most generous people in the world

World Giving Index 2017 indicate Myanmar as the first

07-09-2017 by redazione

Kenya is on the podium of world generosity.
Kenyan citizens are supportive of each other, they spend a lot of time assisting people in need and are generally prepared to help.
The World Giving Index 2017, the annual report that analyzes the generosity of the peoples of the nations of 139 countries around the world, says.

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NEWS

An APP to choose and find medicines in Kenya

With "My Dawa" you can order and pay with mpesa to the nearest shop

07-09-2017 by redazione

An APP developed in Kenya to get prescription drugs and find them in the nearest pharmacy.
The intelligent pharmaceutical and telematic invention is called "My Dawa" (where "dawa" in Swahili stands for "medicine") and was developed by ION Equity.
By downloading it on your mobile phone, every Kenyan will have the opportunity to know, depending on his symptoms, which medication he should look for, just as if he were consulting the pharmacist behind the counter of the shop.

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POLITICS

Kenya opposition reject date of elections

Odinga: "We want october 24th", Jubilee: "You can't decide"

05-09-2017 by redazione

It is political skirmish in Kenya on the date announced Monday by the IEBC Electoral Commission for new elections.
Tuesday 17 October, the date indicated after the annulment of the Supreme Court, was decided by the IEBC in advance of the maximum time allowed (you could go to the vote by 1 November) after the precise request of the Minister of Education in order to avoid the concomitance with the exams of primary schools and secondary high school, which will begin on 23 October.

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A project for Diani-Malindi railway

Was in NASA manifesto, proposed by tycoon Wanjigi

05-09-2017 by redazione

Suggestive, supporting tourism and saving for the traffic of Mombasa, even if difficult to realize.
The project for a railroad that unites the tourist towns of Diani and Malindi exists and is part of the first electoral manifesto, in the section dedicated to the coast.

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TOURISM

05-09-2017 by redazione

Watamu promotes itself in Nairobi as an autonomous tourist destination, with its peculiarities and its facilities and activities.
All this will take place from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October at the 7th August Memorial Park in Nairobi, in the center of the capital for the first "Watamu Gateway Expo".

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October 17th new Kenya elections

IEBC gave the date for Kenyatta-Odinga duel

04-09-2017 by redazione

The new elections in Kenya will take place on Tuesday 17 October.
This was decided by the IEBC Electoral Commission, the same as that which was called into question by the Supreme Court of Kenya for not having conducted the votes last August in a manner consistent with the Constitution.

TURISMO

KTB: "In december tourist boom in Kenya"

Minister of Tourism thinks to exceed 1.5m visitors

04-09-2017 by redazione

"In 2017, we expect 1.5 million visitors to Kenya to enter the country.
The optimistic statement comes from the Kenya Tourist Board, the official marketing body of Kenya's Ministry of Tourism.
According to the KTB, the 20% increase trend can be improved in December with the decisive rise given by the European winter season and the introduction of new airlines, especially charter lines on Mombasa, from November onwards.

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ECONOMY

Nairobi will help small enterprises to grow

From County more tenders for young people and women

04-09-2017 by Antonio Altieri

Nairobi County will help small and medium-sized enterprises to grow.
According to an agreement signed by the newly appointed Governor of Nairobi Mike Mbuki Sonko and the Kenyan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), local companies run by women and those formed by young people will have the right to win a tender every three of those launched by the County of the Capital.

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NEWS

New elections: Kenya is for a peaceful road

Happiness on the coast, even kikuyus are quiet

02-09-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

Only journalists without professional ethics, no passion for their profession and in complete bad faith can hold, as did the italian newspaper "Repubblica" yesterday, can title "Kenya in chaos". 
We've got used to it now and I hope that people who have approached Kenya recently or will soon do so will also begin to understand it. 
Fortunately, these are...

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NEWS

Kenya: lesson of democracy, now respect from media

Peaceful demonstrations in the country

01-09-2017 by redazione

A lesson in democracy for the whole of Africa and the whole world.
This is how the decision of the Supreme Court of Kenya was defined by the members of the political alliance NASA, which was accepted a few hours ago the appeal filed against the results of the presidential elections that had sanctioned the victory of the current President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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LATEST NEWS

Kenya: presidential elections invalidated

Supreme Court order to go back to polls within 60 days

01-09-2017 by redazione

he Supreme Court of Kenya upheld the appeal of the Opposition represented by Nasa Alliance and its candidate President Raila Odinga, annulling the result of the national elections.
This is an unprecedented fact in a Republic of the African Continent.

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NEWS

Nakumatt Malindi collection point of plastic bags

NEMA authorized them to receive polythene

01-09-2017 by redazione

The Nakumatt supermarket in Malindi, within the Oasis Mall shopping centre in Lamu Road, has been since yesterday the collection point set up by NEMA for plastic bags and any other polyethylene bag or lighter product.
Anyone who has a stock of plastic bags, all kinds of bags, including black garbage bags, in the home or...

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EVENTS

Maralal International Camel Derby this weekend

Lot of tourist for the camel festival in Kenya

31-08-2017 by redazione

This year, the first week of September also marks a unique event in sub-Saharan Africa: the "Maralal International Camel Derby".
The international camel festival is held on Saturday and Sunday in the Kenyan town of Maralal, in the Samburu region, not far from the desert areas of northern Kenya. 

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POLITICS

Political future of Kenya, before the week-end

Today Mp's swearing, tomorrow (maybe) Court pronunciation

31-08-2017 by redazione

This weekend, we will know something definitive about Kenya's political future.
The elections of August 8th left the bottom line of the appeal filed by the opposition before the Supreme Court, represented by the NASA alliance and its candidate premier Raila Odinga.
Odinga and his collegues, as you know...

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IN REMEMBRANCE

Malindi last goodbye to Domenico Di Giacomo

Saturday at 4pm a mass for the Casino Malindi inspector

31-08-2017 by redazione

On Saturday, September 1 at 4 p. m. in the afternoon, Mass will be celebrated in memory of Domenico Di Giacomo, the former Casino employee and husband of Daniela Cellini, who died recently at the age of sixty.
Domenico,"Romanaccio", from the always ready joke and contagious enthusiasm for life, had arrived in Malindi in 1992 to start the adventure of the Malindi

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ENVIRONMENT

First no plastic day in Malindi town

Journey between creative people and doubtful ones

29-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The sudden changes in Kenya do not exist.
We are talking about the cradle of humanity, where everything is evolving, dying and reborn, re-generating.
But changing, it's a big word.
The mutations here are stuff that you do not even realize how slow and natural they are.

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NEWS

Plastic, NEMA: "No penalties in first two weeks"

No corruption or harassment: "Police not authorized to check"

29-08-2017 by redazione

No police searches or police sanctions in Kenya for plastic bags.
With a statement from Kenya's Tourist Federation, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the body responsible for the organization and enforcing the plastic ban in force from yesterday, said that no other institution has the power to Sanction the possession of plastic bags that are now banned.

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TOURISM

Kenya coast rediscovers italian tourism

Balala: "Charter incentives works". Hersi: "Now it's Kilifi County time"

28-08-2017 by redazione

There is satisfaction from the Kenyan institutions regarding the return of international tourism to the Kenya coast.
Numbers speak clear from January to April with 292,000 arrivals, a 10% increase compared to the previous year (data transmitted by the Kenya Tourist Board), while according to reliable calculations at the end of August, visitors to the The country may have exceeded five hundred thousand units.

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NEWS

Blue ribbon in Malindi: baby Francesco has born

Happiness for the son of Marina and Simone of "Shoroa Camp"

28-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

A good news of life in August is a bit sad for events that have deprived us of friends and fellowships of the Italian community on the coast of Kenya.
Yesterday night in Mombasa was born Francesco, the eldest son of Simone Trentavizi and his wife Marina.

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OFFICIAL: Plastic bags banned in Kenya

NEMA published all material exempted

26-08-2017 by redazione

The latest appeal to the Court of Kenyan producers of polyethylene bags and bags was also rejected.
From Monday 28 August, the law will come into force that definitively ban plastic bags in Kenya.
The official press release can be read on the website www.nema.go.ke and precisely at this link: http://www.nema.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=102&Itemid=120.

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NEWS

Kenya PIN to digitalize before end of month

Who's not on I-TAX will lose his document

26-08-2017 by redazione

The Kenya Revenue Authority (the local tax office) gives time up to the end of August to digitize its PIN number, the code that operates in Kenya as a tax for businesses and individuals.
Since the beginning of the year, the process of reactivating and inserting PIN numbers has begun within the I-TAX system, which allows the verification and payment of all types of tax due also to foreigners whether they are resident or even A real estate or mobile that they enjoy in Kenya.

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NEWS

Kenya ban of plastic: waste bin liners excluded

Last minute court appeal accepted also for food producers

25-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya's polyethylene ban will not be total.
Principal Secretary of the Environment Charles Sunkuli said yesterday.
One of the recruiters of plastic bags manufacturers and consumers against the definitive application of the decree signed by the government last February was welcomed by the Supreme Court.

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SPORT

Malindi judoka goes to World Championship

Thanks even to the italian association "Amici del Judo"

24-08-2017 by redazione

A young Malindi athlete will participate in Judo World Championships.
James Mashobo, 28, will be one of the flagships of his nation, thanks to his talent and will, but also thanks to the judo school of Malindi founded by the Italians of the association of "Friends of Judo".

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Tiziano, Malindi last greetings tomorrow at 11 AM

Mass in S.Anthony for the "Colonel" with all relatives

24-08-2017 by redazione

Today in the morning, Friday, August 25, at 11 am at Malindi's S.Anthony Church behind Lamu Road in Malindi, will be given the last greetings to Malindi's "Colonel" Tiziano Traldi, who disappeared last week for eighty-five years.
To say goodbye to Titian, there will be all the relatives, with his wife Priscilla, his son Flavio who has lived in Nairobi for a long time and the grandchildren.
But even so many people who have loved Tiziano in these thirty years, since Stephanie Sea House.

IN DEEP

10 common things to deny about Kenya

Anti-vademecum about this country's news

23-08-2017 by redazione

We hear a lot of things about Kenya, perhaps too many.
On the one hand it can only please those who hold this country, resident Italians who feel less "alone" and those who live in tourism and camp thanks to the entry of foreigners. On the other hand, it is always hoped that the information, even at the time of "globalized truths", of fear at all costs and of the imperious superficiality, will always be the most accurate and precise possible.
Here is an example of common places to explain, to deepen and deny by whom Kenya knows it, to whoever speaks it to say.

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NEWS

Black august in Malindi, farewell Domenico

The Casino manteinance was only sixty years old

23-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The Italian Malindi is like a small village on the Peninsula Peninsula in the middle of Africa.
A summer vacation village, where the local population is around three thousand units but during holidays it multiplies, especially of regular guests.
And just like the Italian resorts, the "native" population every year is getting older, although in recent seasons there has been a comforting generational replacement.

PLACES

22-08-2017 by redazione

The Blanco Bar & Restaurant becomes "Rosa" (pink). 
Rosa is the name of the new hostess of the enchanting location on the shore of Silversand beach where you can drink and eat from a privileged position with sea views in a cozy and international ambient.

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NEWS

13 new Grand Hotel to open in Kenya

Prestigious places in the next five years

21-08-2017 by redazione

Thirteen major hotel companies will open in Kenya over the next five years.
According to an "Outlook Hotel" report, published by the PwC consulting agency, by 2021 the country, and most of all Nairobi, will have 2400 new rooms.
Sheraton, Ramada, Hilton, Best Western, Marriott and Movenpick are among the elite international brands that have already laid the groundwork for opening hotels in Kenya over the next few years.

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NEWS

Plastic bag ban in Kenya, 7 days to go

Still an obstacle before the final announcement

21-08-2017 by redazione

In a week, Monday 28 August, Kenya should announce the entry into force of the ban on plastic bags.
The country's environmental change was decided six months ago, on February 28, 2017, and should be operational by next Monday.
Conditional is a must, as the "case" will now be discussed in the Supreme Court, given the claims of polyethylene bags manufacturers who feel that it was too little time to convert their production to other materials.

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TURISMO

Kenya at the top for wedding tourism

KTB will invest also in promotion for honeymooners

20-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya is among the top African countries for Wedding Tourism, honeymoon and honeymoon tourism.
Kenya Tourism Board Director Betty Radier has confirmed that Kenya's Tourism Ministry's marketing organization will further promote the country as a destination for couples who decide to marry or spend the honeymoon in Kenya.

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NEWS

Briatore: "I sell my resort in Malindi"

His manager announce Lion in the Sun's for sale

19-08-2017 by redazione

Flavio Briatore has decided to sell its prestigious Lion In The Sun spa resort in Malindi.
The announcement came during a press conference by its manager, Philip Chai, who is also the director of the hotel association of the Kenyan north coast. A statement first taken from the Daily Nation newspaper.

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NEWS

Goodbye Eddy, surly adorable uncle

Death of the Tusker Safaris owner in Malindi

18-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

There are times when I hate the job I chose, perhaps the only one I can do.
That would not be to inform, nor to promote the tourism of a place I love and which is now my home country, but to write, which arises from the need and the desire to tell that I have always had.
But at this moment I do not find the sense to tell, to explain, not to incite myself.

POLITICS

Odinga choos the peaceful way: Supreme Court

Opposition Kenya leader waive street actions

16-08-2017 by redazione

In the end, common sense prevailed.
Probably in front of the chaos of the day following the proclamation of the new president and the animosity of his faction, Raila Odinga preferred not to heat up the minds of that part of the nation who wanted him to lead the country and to whom he turned to declare That the election was (as he repeated today) a "computer-generated" cheating.

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NEWS

16-08-2017 by redazione

SPECIAL

10 works kenian coast expect from new govt

Here the main infrastructures to deliver in next years

16-08-2017 by redazione

After the election turbillon and reconfirmed Uhuru Kenyatta as leader of the nation, the country is about to start where it stopped a few weeks ago.
The "Vision 2030" of Kenyatta's Jubilee Party and its deputy William Ruto, who will most likely be the next candidate in 2022, expects some major works to be completed in the coming years, as in the first term many have already been brought to Term (including the SGR Mombasa-Nairobi railway, Isiolo international airport, Nairobi's second by-pass, new ferries to Likoni, and more minor ones).

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NEWS

In Kenya peace, in Malindi and Watamu tourism

Nairobi resume at work, in the rest of country holidays

15-08-2017 by redazione

A Monday of restored peace in Nairobi and its surroundings and tourism on the Kenyan coast.
The two soulmates of Kenya who talk about themselves, being one of the most sought after holidaymakers, safari enthusiasts, and even recent businessmen, are reconciling with what is usually the "mood" of the African country: relaxation, serenity and Want to have fun.

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NEWS

14-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The Italian tourist industry of the Costa of Kenya against the press and media outlets.
It is not the first time and it will not be the last, but small and big entrepreneurs of tourism and trade linked to foreign presences, especially in the tourist towns of Malindi and Watamu, can no longer do so.

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Even in Nairobi slums normality is back

Kenyan medias: all is quiet, rest of the country safe as usual

13-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya's national media report of a quiet Sunday throughout the country after yesterday's protests in the slums of Nairobi and in the outskirts of Kisumu, which have led to clashes between faint (and malevolent) and law enforcement officials.

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EVENTS

Today giriamas celebrate Mekatilili Wa Menza

Dances and fete to remember the popular hero

13-08-2017 by redazione

Today in Malindi is celebrating the popular heroin of Mijikenda Mekatili Wa Menza culture.
This is the most important traditional celebration of the Kenyan coast population. The Mijikenda ethnicity represents the nine tribes living north of Malindi to the border with Tanzania.

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NEWS

12-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya: chaos after election, coast is quiet

11 killed in Mathare, riots in Kisumu, Mombasa enjoy for Governors

12-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya is a big nation three times Italy and much harder to travel than any European nation in its entirety.
In today's post-election protests, following the appointment of Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya's President for the next five years, there is no doubt that major geopolitical and ethnic differentiation will be made for those who do not know enough about the African country In question and maybe even booked a holiday, a safari, a business trip at this time or in the near future.

KENYA ELECTIONS

New Kenya president yet to be announced

More checking, but Country is safe and quiet

11-08-2017 by redazione

The new President of the Republic of Kenya, who will in all likelihood be Uhuru Kenyatta, to his second consecutive term, will still be officially later than what expected.

LATEST NEWS

Kenyatta confirmed as Republic of Kenya President

Opposition leave Bomas and says will not go to court

11-08-2017 by redazione

Uhuru Kenyatta was re-affirmed President of the Republic of Kenya for his second mandate.
Jomo Kenyatta's son, who is considered the father of Independence of Kenya, the first leader of the African Republic since 1963 at the time of his death in 1978, obtained the absolute majority of voters with a percentage of

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EDITORIAL

Election, between fake news and peace will

Like us, kenians are so bored, waiting for the end

11-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

There is an big, overwhelming majority in Kenya that does not concern the presidential candidates, as well as small or big aspirants to other well-paid positions at the political headquarters in Nairobi and the counties of the country.

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ELECTIONS

This afternoon the name of new Kenya President

No chaos in the country yesterday, war of words only

11-08-2017 by redazione

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya (IEBC) will announce this afternoon the name of the new President of the Republic of Kenya.
Name derived from the national polls that, according to international observers and the IEBC itself, were kept in a clear and correct manner, but the ways in which they were challenged by the opposition, before even knowing the results.

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African observers: "Kenya elections credible"

"Satisfactory answers from IEBC about NASA claims"

10-08-2017 by redazione

African Union International Watchers (AUEOM) and the International Conference of Great Lakes Regions (ICGLR) said this morning that Kenya's national elections are clear and credible and have been largely done in an orthodox manner.

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ELECTIONS

10-08-2017 by redazione

ELECTIONS

Tourist places of Kenya are safe and quiet

Yesterday chaos only in Mathare and Victoria Lake

10-08-2017 by redazione

Kenya: The areas frequented by tourists remain more than peaceful.
Violent demonstrations in the opposition strongholds on Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Homa Bay and Kisii caused a dead and some contusion with some burnt tires.
 

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ELECTIONS

09-08-2017 by redazione

ULTIMORA

09-08-2017 by redazione

Odinga: "Vote system has been manipulated"

"Election to be canceled, but people remain calm"

09-08-2017 by redazione

"These elections are to be canceled and Kenyatta has to be sent home, but we ask our people to be quiet and not to come down in the square at least for now."
Raila Odinga and his NASA alliance, who according to the data sent by the IEBC Election Commission lost the election and the opportunity to become president for the first time, is not accusing the commission of being hackers of computer hackers who would change the Number of votes.

Jubilee: "We're very near to victory"

Odinga and NASA protest for irregularities

09-08-2017 by redazione

After three-quarters of exit polls, Uhuru Kenyatta's party feels more than one foot at the Presidential White House.
A few minutes ago, the party spokeswoman from KICC in Nairobi spoke as a winner, exalting the excellent performance of the electoral commission and confirming that everything was happening in a peaceful and clear climate.

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NEWS

Kenya, peaceful vote, Kenyatta ahead

Today the final results, now Uhuru 54.5 Raila 44.5

09-08-2017 by redazione

The most important news is that voting operations throughout Kenya took place in a peaceful manner and with a patience index that we Italians, for example, would not be able to. Suffice it to think that in many polling stations it was voted until 2am, for problems of various nature.
 

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LATEST NEWS

Elections: quiet morning in Malindi town

Big queues and smiling people in Uhuru Garden

08-08-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

For those who know Malindi and his local faces, the Uhuru Garden "square" from the dawn this morning is a familiar gallery of faces and smiles.
You can find the Indian hardware, the chef of your favorite restaurant, the boutique shop center, the askari of the villa near your home.
All to exercise the right to be Kenyans and the duty to have patience because "This is Africa".

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NEWS

Today Kenya goes to polls with peace desire

Obama calls for unity and respect of the winner

08-08-2017 by redazione

Today, Kenya goes to the polls, ending with a sheet and pencil the most grueling pre-election path that the country remembers.
The feeling is that after so much wood prepared for fire and after so many verbal challenges and low strokes in the electoral campaign, the vote can put the word "end" to everything and resolve in a peaceful way, deflating the huge balloon balloon that has been gravitating for months over Kenya, with the threat of an explosion of violence after the announcement of the new President of the Republic.

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POLITICS

Kenya: -1 to elections, great uncertainty

Malindi and Watamu are sure about Kingi and Odinga

07-08-2017 by redazione

Elections in Kenya, after months of words, tensions, conjectures and media proclamations, we are here on the eve.
Hundreds of meetings, rallies, demonstrations and meetings, without even a serious injuries and a few scuffs across the country, and with the only "noir" note of the murder of a manager of the Electoral Commission (you still do not know the motive ), 24 hours from the vote reigns a great uncertainty.

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NEWS

Americans to build Mombasa-Nairobi highway

Multi-lane project with tolls will start in 2018

06-08-2017 by redazione

It will be an American firm, the Betchel of San Francisco, to build the fast multi-lane highway from Mombasa to Nairobi.
The agreement, signed yesterday by the National Company Keniota Autostrade (KENHA) and the company that has won the contract, thanks to funding coming from the United States, provides a new highway on the American model with three lanes for every direction, Which will link the industrial port of Mombasa to the capital.

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POLITICS

Kenya elections: a second round is possible

Kenyatta Odinga not over 50, other ballots in september?

04-08-2017 by redazione

Elections in Kenya, the possibility of ballots it's serious.
As the fate of August, next Tuesday approaches, public opinion and the media begin seriously considering the possibility that both President Uhuru Kenyatta and the leader of the opposition alliance Raila Odinga will reach the 50% that would give either one the absolute certainty of being able to drive the nation for the next five years.

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NEWS

Blue Panorama back to Mombasa from Milan

After 6 years charters in Kenya via Zanzibar

03-08-2017 by redazione

Charter flights from Milan all full from last week.
So the Blue Panorama company flies back to Mombasa after six years.
The route (coming flight on Monday morning) is Malpensa-Zanzibar-Mombasa, with half of the tourists who have chosen Kenya (112 out of 225) and this is a very good sign, given the not-so-reassuring media campaign near the elections In Kenya.

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TOURISM

If kenian maasai start to learn chinese language

Lot of booking for safaris after the visit of Alibaba tycoon

01-08-2017 by Antonio Altieri

The recent visit to Kenya of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, inventor of the online giant Alibaba.com online retailer, seems to have sparked a further "safari effect" on the Chinese people and especially on that medium-high range of tourism that in recent years has literally Supplanted by the Japanese, in terms of quantity and quality of excursions around the world.

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SOLIDARITY

"Help them at home", we do it in Kenya

NGO Karibuni experience, not political boutade

30-07-2017 by Gianfranco Ranieri

HELP THEM AT HOME... it seems that now all the european parties have found, for a few more votes, the solution that should always be the most logical and sensible. We of Karibuni have really started helping home since we were born, we have built schools where today more than 5,000 children are studying every day, health care dispensaries and four local doctors supported by us visit hundreds of people each month.

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VOLI

Even Air France will fly again to Kenya

From next year in march, Paris to Nairobi

27-07-2017 by redazione

Everyone is flying back to Kenya.
Airlines, driven by the great demand for business travel and the reborn tourist interest for one of the most sought after safari destinations in the Continent, have resumed their destination in Nairobi, as well as charters reevaluating flights from Europe on Mombasa.

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MY POINT

26-07-2017 by Willem Shneider

We are happy to receive and publish the words of a Dutch citizen who spends several months a year at Kikambala, the village just a few miles from Mtwapa, on the outskirts of Mombasa, where the brutal robbery that led to the death of an Italian woman and her husband's injury.
"I have read carefully what you wrote on your very useful portal and i agree only partially. Mtwapa's description is almost true.

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LATEST NEWS

Robbery near Mombasa, old italian woman kill

Husband wounded, in a isolated house in Kikambala

23-07-2017 by redazione

A 71-year-old Italian woman, Maria Laura Satta, was killed during a robbery in a private home, a very secluded villa in Kikambala, not far from Mombasa. During the robbery that occurred yesterday morning, the elderly woman, Luigi Scassellati, was also seriously injured, which for reasons still to be clarified could have seen his assailants jump over the wall.

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NEWS

Kenya election polls: Odinga now is ahead

For the first time Kenyatta's Jubilee Party is under NASA

23-07-2017 by redazione

For the first time since the beginning of the election campaign in Kenya, opposition candidate Raila Odinga surpassed outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta in the polls of Infotrak.
This is the polling polling company right in Kenyatta, the same as last February, which even made it ten long.

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Kenyan asians become 44 tribe of the Nation

Hindo-arabs recognize by president Kenyatta

23-07-2017 by redazione

The suspicion that doing so right now can be an electoral move that moves a very small percentage of votes, is spontaneous.
It is in fact that what many Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi Kenyans have been asking for and which was in the air has finally been realized.
Kenya's Asians have been recognized as the forty-eighth tribe of the nation.

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EDUCAZIONE

Soon even in Kenya school closed in summer like in Europe

How much costs sending a kenyan boy to school?

22-07-2017 by redazione

This year, the second quarter of the schools will also start.
The fact that schools in Kenya are closed, instead of three months in summer as in Europe, one month every three, in April, August and December, is one of the reasons why national elections take place in August.

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LATEST NEWS

NASA attempt to postpone election failed

Court rejects objection on possible manual backup

21-07-2017 by redazione

This could be the latest attempt by the NASA opposition alliance to postpone national elections in Kenya, set for August 8th, and it failed.
The faction headed by Raila Odinga, who has been gaining approval over the past few weeks after being long gone for polls, has asked for the unconstitutionality of the possible manual vote scrutiny in case of malfunction of the electronic system.

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HEALTH

Italian firm to build a huge hospital in Nairobi

Urology and nephrology center of all sub-Saharan Africa

21-07-2017 by redazione

Following the contract of Silicon Savannah in Kenya by an Italian company, Maltauro, an Italian-based integrated design company, Politecnica, was commissioned to build the East African Kidney Institute's Center of Excellence in Nairobi, A modern hospital, which should become the reference point for urology and nephrology throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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PLACES

Re-opening with new look for Papa Remo Beach

TODAY SUNBEDS AND RESTAURANT, EVENING BUFFET

20-07-2017 by redazione

Great restyiling for Papa Remo Beach, Watamu's historic organized beach that reopens on Thursday, July 20th for the season.
What will jump to your eyes now is the leap of quality elegance with white to make it master. White in the structures and finishes that will evoke changing fabrics and the new exterior furnishing, which is enriched with two comfortable cement sofas with colored pillows.

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PROMOTION

Coast stakeholders promoting tourism with a magazine

2nd edition of "What's Best In Kilifi County" is out

20-07-2017 by redazione

The second issue of "What's Best in Kilifi County", produced by the Italian graphic art studio Artemysia and co-ordinated by us at Malindikenya.net, has been released in recent days, in collaboration with the Kenya Tourist Board, THR, Kenya Airport Authority and The Fly540 and SAX airlines.
 

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NEWS

Italian criminal arrested in Nairobi

Collaboration between italian and kenian police is "cleaning" Kenya

19-07-2017 by redazione

We continue to say: a bit of time for this part for Italian fugitives in Kenya: the collaboration between the two police, between the magistrates and the foreign ministries is leading to research and capture of all the Elements that for years have been safe in the African country.
Today is the case of a pluriomicide already sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed four years ago and has since disappeared.

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FLIGHTS

Holland charters to Mombasa from next november

TUI Nederlands think beyond the next elections

19-07-2017 by redazione

The charter company TUI Nederlands, an affiliate of the great German tour operator, announced that it will resume charter flights from Amsterdam for years to Mombasa for next season.
Flights are already scheduled and bookable from next November and should be bi-weekly for all European winter.

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NEWS

Social Media blocked during Kenya elections?

Govt is thinking about solutions to prevent tensions

18-07-2017 by redazione

Two or three days without Facebook, Twitter and other social media in Kenya.
This is the solution that the Government, through the Communications Authority, may take from August to the day of the results, presumably on the 10th, to prevent misinformation, faked news, and other manipulations that could create tensions in the country.

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NEWS

Election don't stop safari tourism in Kenya

Lodge full in august in Mara for the Great Migration

17-07-2017 by redazione

The Great Migration Show in Kenya wins big on fears of violent elections.
At least this is what the figures say in August are full lodges, feral safari agencies and large influx of tourists from all over the world to enjoy the most engaging period of the year of equatorial savannah.

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NEWS

Uhuru to malindians: "Airstrip enlargement will go on"

"Sure compensation for those who will be removed"

17-07-2017 by redazione

The visit for electoral purposes of the President Kenyan emerging and nominating Uhuru Kenyatta to Malindi was not only the last attempt to earn a little more votes and hope for a miracle.
The North Coast of Kenya, as has always been known as a feud of opposition and cordially hostile to kikuyu, and this year's voting projections are no exception, but the Jubilee Party, which has strong candidates like the former mayor of Best Malindi, Gideon Mung'aro, aspiring governor, is trying to persuade the giriama and the muslims.

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TOURISM

Malindi future destination for marine archeology

National Museum curator is an expert, hoteliers call KTB to help

14-07-2017 by redazione

Malindi could be one of Africa's most important destinations for marine archeology.
In the depths off the north coast of Kenya are hidden secrets of over 2000 years of history.
It was already the Phoenicians, and then the ancient Romans, to sail with boats beyond Abyssinia and overcome the Cape Guardafui, the so-called "horn of Africa", to trade and be able to tell what they had seen.

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FOOD

Red meat in Kenya is highly contaminated

Toxicity by plastic, ban of bags will reduce it

13-07-2017 by redazione

Sixty percent of red meat raised in Kenya and brought to the slaughterhouses is highly contaminated due to food ingested by cattle, especially plastic.
This is revealed by a survey carried out in Nairobi and nearby slaughterhouses on behalf of the Livestock Research Institute.
Contamination mainly affects levels beyond the average toxicity of plastics, which in the Nairobi public market have reached truly worrying levels.

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SEA

Tuna and Red Snapper, lot of fish on kenyan coast

After the rain season, Indian Ocean is now repopulated

13-07-2017 by redazione

Finally, it returns so much fish in the Indian Ocean section that interests Kenya.
The Malindi Gulf and the Kenyan coast are renowned around the world for sailfish, whose fishing attracts thousands of enthusiasts, especially British and American, every year.

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NEWS

Kenya wellness tourism grows quickly

One of the first country in Africa, UN report says

12-07-2017 by redazione

Kenya has become one of the first African countries for wellness tourism.
Private healthcare and SPA facilities have led Kenya to the podium between the destinations of "medical tourism" in the Black Continent, as reported in the report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) of 2017.

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TOURISM

Season starts in Malindi and Watamu, but tourists?

Elections keeps away some, only repeaters come

11-07-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

It is a waiting season and as all expectations, it is likely to give birth to those who in Africa have found the ideal place to match total relaxation.
The national elections, scheduled for August 8, have brought to mind tourists the chaos in the country of 2008, malindi and Watamu, despite Malindi and Watamu being quieter, in fact blocked tourism throughout Kenya and hence Also on the coast.
Fears that something is happening again is transformed for Italian travel agencies in advice to avoid Kenya at least during this time.

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V.I.P.

Naomi Watts in Nairobi falls in love with giraphs

King Kong and Gipsy actress holidays in Kenya

10-07-2017 by redazione

A beautiful holiday in Kenya for Hollywood actress Naomi Watts, between Nairobi and Rift Valley.
The British icon, star of "Mullholland Drive" and "King Kong" and the new "Gipsy" TV series on Netflix, was granted the well-deserved rest after filming the TV series and after its appearance at the Paris Fashion Week , Relaxing in the luxury hotel Giraffe Manor, just outside Nairobi.

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LATEST NEWS

Sudden death for Interior CS of Kenya

Joseph Nkassery, 67, died few hours after hospitalization

08-07-2017 by redazione

Kenya on the eve of the election loses the man of national security.
Defense Minister Joseph Ole Nkasseiry died suddenly last night after being taken to hospital in Nairobi.

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INVESTMENTS

Mayungu is evolving, new chances to invest

Plots for sell at Malaika Beach Villas Resort

08-07-2017 by redazione

Mayungu will be the next frontier of coastal tourism. The fishermen's village between Malindi and Watamu is evolving, among the latest land and property sales (even Nairobi's prominent figures have purchased plots or existing homes) and the resolution of many controversies that have finally produced property titles ( Title deed).
 

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NEWS

Kenya US Ambassador: "Our candidate is Democracy"

"We don't have preferences, we vote for peace in the country"

07-07-2017 by redazione

US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec spoke in press on the forthcoming presidential election in Kenya.
"We do not have a preferred candidate - said Godec to the Kenyan press - for us it is important that the new president continues on the line of good relations between the two countries, for us the ideal candidate is called Democracy."

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NEWS

Fire at Sea View Resort in Malindi, just a big scare

Solidarity of locals and italians to extinguish flames

07-07-2017 by redazione

A fire yesterday evening at the Sea View Resort in Malindi luckily was tamed before it could attack the entire hotel restaurant on Lamu Road, run by the manager and Italian chef Remo Briziarelli.
 

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NEWS

Maize flour back in Malindi after one week

Relief in town for thousands of people eating "ugali"

07-07-2017 by redazione

After a few days of complete lack of supermarket desks and local shops in Malindi and on the north coast of Kenya, packs of 1 or 2 kilograms of mail flour, which are indispensable to prepare the ugali, national national kana, came back.
After the period of great drought in the country that had contributed, together with inflation, to raise the prices of the few schools left in the warehouses, there was a complete lack of "posho", so that the state had to buy a ' Quantum Ingredient (30 tons) of ground maize from Mexico, via South Africa, keeping prices below 100 shillings per 2kg package.

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LATEST NEWS

06-07-2017 by redazione

KPLC apologise but they have had to switch off part of Malindi town including Coop Bank, Police Station, the whole of Lamu Road, Majengo, Ngowe Road, Kibokoni, Sabaki, Ocean Beach, Malindi Complex, Casino and adjacent customers today Thursday 6 July from 0830hrs to 1700hrs

NEWS

An italian firm will build Kenya technologic hub

Kshs 40 billion for Konza City, the kenian "silicon valley"

05-07-2017 by redazione

The "Silicon Valley" Kenyan Konza City will be built by an Italian company.
Vicenza's Giuseppe Maltauro Construction Company has won 40 billion shillings (about 350 million euros) to build the technology city designed by former President Kibaki and wanted by current leader Uhuru Kenyatta.

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NEWS

Even in Kenya comes the bamboo business

Easy job, easy money: many foreigners are attracted

04-07-2017 by redazione

Also on the coast of Kenya comes the business of the so-called "green gold".
We talk about bamboo and its cultivation for commercial purposes.
 

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NEWS

Barclays Bank will close 7 branches in Kenya

From next october, Malindi to remain open

03-07-2017 by redazione

Hard times for "old mold" banks in Kenya.
The historical Barclays Bank has decided to shut down seven of its subsidiaries in the country following a new parent company policy that has long been rumored to be selling its subsidiary Barclays Bank Africa.

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TOURISM

Kenya Visa for tourist only, one month free of charge

We don't have to compare our tourism with SA or Morocco

03-07-2017 by Mohammed Hersi

Why continued comparison of Kenya's tourism arrivals to South Africa or Morocco is wrong.
In the past couple of years we have continued to compare our tourists arrival numbers to South Aftica. 
I will focus on South Africa and Morocco. In tourism any travel above five hours is classified as long haul while anything below that qualifies to be a short haul destination.

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LATEST NEWS

Kenyatta up 5 percentage points to Odinga

President of Kenya at 48% and opponent Raila 43%

01-07-2017 by redazione

According to the most reliable survey of August's upcoming elections, Infotrak's ranking in 2013 was exactly the percentages, Kenya's outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta would be ahead of the 5-point Raila Odinga challenger, with a personal percentage of 48% Against 43% of opposition leader. Other minor candidates would reach 2% while 7% would still be undecided about who to vote.
The important data for Malindi and Watamu concerns the coastal region, where Odinga's NASA alliance would maintain dominance, even with 61%.

ECONOMY

Kenya Shilling down for some months

Euro at 117, time to come or invest in the country

01-07-2017 by redazione

The World Economics Journal recently considered the devaluation of the Kenyan Shilling and considered that the currency of Kenya will remain at low values, compared to the dollar and euro, for at least 4 months.
 

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NEWS

Mpesa upgrade service, some days not operative

First blackout of the service on 5th, then another on mid month

30-06-2017 by redazione

MPESA, the revolutionary service invented in Kenya by Safaricom, is 10 years old and decides for the first time to operate an important upgrade to improve service and make it more modern and accessible to any form of payment in an easy and useful way.
The company warned users, through social networks and a press release that from tomorrow until about mid-July disruptions may occur due to the normal blackout of the line so we can work on it.

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NEWS

Kenya first country in Africa in internet traffic

Only South Africa better in creation of new domains

29-06-2017 by redazione

Kenya's internet traffic rises exponentially.
According to the global report of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), released this week and announced in Kenya by Kenya Network Information Center (KENIC) Director, Sammy Buruchara, Kenya leads the Black continent's ranking in network utilization , While it is reaching South Africa, leader in creating domains and most IP address users.

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NEWS

Foreign Ministries: up to now Kenya safe for the elections

Also italian Farnesina said tourism places are quiet

29-06-2017 by redazione

The foreign ministries of the countries whose citizens have been assiduously participating in Kenya have not issued any particular announcement in view of the national elections in August, a sign that the current situation does not cause particular fears.

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NEWS

The biggest brewery in Kenya will be in Kisumu

Sh 15 billions for East African Breweries with Diageo

28-06-2017 by redazione

New life for the old, mythical "tusker baridi sani"!
After the meeting between Diageo liquor multinationals boss and Vice President William Ruto, Kenya's government announced the construction of the largest brewery in Kenya and all over Kenya, East Africa, in Kisumu on Lake Victoria.

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NEWS

Even Kenya opposition launch his manifesto

Odinga promise to fight corruption and give free health to kenians

28-06-2017 by redazione

The day after the launch of the majority government program, represented by President Kenyatta's Jubilee Party, also the NASA alliance led by Raila Odinga, presents its electoral manifesto with which it seeks to win those votes needed to bridge the gap that according to Surveys back from seven to eight points.
The first point, as could be expected, is the fight against corruption, defined as the main evil of Kenya, to which not only the current government has been unable to brake, but that, according to Odinga and its allies, In the economic and political system in recent years.

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SOCIETY

Kenya, where poor people is happier than the rich

From a national survey other kenians thought and habits

27-06-2017 by redazione

Kenya, where wealth does not count and people trust only family members.
From a survey conducted by Twaweza and published by "The Voice of the People" in the Sunday edition of The Standard, it appears that 73% of the less-abundant, interviewed population is defined as happy and contented, a few percentage points more than the wealthy , Who showed some extra hesitancy to assert it.

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NEWS

Here's the Kenya Jubilee Party manifesto

Secondary school for free from January 2018 and more

26-06-2017 by redazione

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, launched this election afternoon at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on the election manifesto of their Jubilee party with government programs of the next mandate.

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NEWS

Kenyan Government will not help Nakumatt

The supermarket asked for a loan, even Malindi branch at risk

26-06-2017 by redazione

Very hard times for the Nakumatt supermarket chain and its shopping malls where its subsidiaries are located.
Entering the tunnel of a crisis that seems irreversible, the Kenyan company founded more than twenty years ago by the Indian of Nakuru's Shah family, in fact the country's first largest chain, now sees seriously the possibility of closing its Shops, Including the mouthpiece of Malindi.

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NEWS

Farewell to Maurice Méssegué, in Malindi his green heritage

The son Marc brought his philosophy at Leopard Point

26-06-2017 by redazione

We are confident that Kenya's baobabs and neems have also cried the disappearance of Maurice Méssegué, the "daddy of plants" as was universally appealed.
The great French naturalist, writer and phytotherapist turned 95 in France, but left a great legacy that was also cultivated in Malindi thanks to his son Marc and Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & SPA.

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NEWS

Ramadan ends today, monday in Kenya is public holiday

Prayers and parties for two days even in Malindi

25-06-2017 by redazione

The month of fasting of Muslims ended, Ramadan on the coast of Kenya involved a good part of the Islamic faith population.
After the usual 29 days of spiritual cleansing, during which from the dawn to the sunset believers and virtuous people could not eat and (apart from the elderly, the children and the sick) did not even drink at the beginning of the new moon this morning around 5.30am, Ramadan closed and prayers began.

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NEWS

Plastic bag banned, Kenya seems very serious

From august 28th, Kshs 4m or 4 years in jail if you keep them

23-06-2017 by redazione

Plastic bag banning, the Kenya Ministry of the Environment is serious about it.
After announcing the total ban on plastic bags for August 28, he has now published fines and penalties for those who do not respect the law.
Severe penis: 4 million shillings (about 35,000 euros) fine or 4 years imprisonment for those who will be found in plastic bags or companies that will use it.
 

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MOBILE

Orange now is Telkom Kenya again

Internet Modem with new passwords

22-06-2017 by redazione

We knew since last december that the French of Orange had left the Kenyan branch of the company in the hands of the Government of Kenya, since June this is operational and something changes for users, especially the internet and for modem, laptop or From home, with which they are connected to the network.
 

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NEWS

Here's how Mombasa traffic will change

Bypass, superhighway and other projects

22-06-2017 by redazione

Mombasa's viability is about to change radically to transform that anarchist and continuous chaos into regulated traffic that can guarantee both commercial and tourist transport.
Kenya's largest port is also the number one jumper for trucks and containers that go not only to Nairobi, but also to Uganda and Tanzania via Taveta, and Malindi and Lamu.

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NEWS

The Malindi talking baobab will be not cut down

Mbuyu Wa Kusema stays on the new tarmac road to Tsavo

21-06-2017 by redazione

A sigh of relief for the many Malindians who still believe in legends and who do not want baobabs, representing the souls of dear dead, to be cut off.
Malindi's "talking" baobab, Mbuyu Wa Kusema, will not be cut to make way for the new road that Malindi takes to Tsavo National Park.
 

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NEWS

Today important meetings for Malindi airport

Lawyers and committes try to find an agreement, other families protest

19-06-2017 by redazione

The situation with the planned expansion of Malindi International Airport is now in the air.
The long-lasting data, for a long time, is the allocation of 5.6 billions of shillings in two tranches for the enlargement of the square and the lengthening of the track, 300 million shillings for the compensation of families living in the areas they will need Be expropriated and 52.5 million additional for the other jobs that have been completed.

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NEWS

Kenya, anti-fraud agreement with Germany and Italy

The Africa Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation has been launched

18-06-2017 by redazione

The name is Africa Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation, the partnership created between Germany, Italy and Kenya on 13 June in Berlin, under the supervision of the International Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
 

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ECONOMY

Fidelity Bank now is SBM, more experience and services

Here the official release of SBM Group, with a branch in Malindi

16-06-2017 by redazione

Fidelity Bank Kenya, and therefore its Malindi subsidiary alongside Nakumatt, was acquired by SBM, a renowned financial group of Mauritius, with offices in many Asian and African countries. This will guarantee more solidity and experience for the bank and its customers.
Here is the official release of the new property.

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NEWS

Kenyatta: "Nasa wants to postpone elections in december"

"It's a political scheme, but our Parlament decide for august"

15-06-2017 by redazione

"Raila Odinga's NASA alliance has a precise political scheme to postpone the elections in December this year."
The statement by the President of the Republic of Kenya and a candidate for the majority at the forthcoming national vote scheduled in August, arrived today at the election rally in Kericho, Rift Valley.

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NEWS

Price of petrol in Kenya back under Kshs 100 per litre

Down even diesel and kerosene

15-06-2017 by redazione

Good news for motorists and transportation in Kenya.
The price of gas has fallen below 100 shillings per liter (just under one euro).
The decision matured after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced a reduction in the price of petroleum products. In its monthly review, ERC reduced the average cost of import, which saw the petrol price down by almost 1 shilling per liter, after it had dropped by 43 cents a week ago.
The price of diesel and kerosene was also cut by Sh1.16 and Sh0.26 respectively.

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LATEST NEWS

13-06-2017 by redazione

Suddenly a seven-story building collapses in a peripheral suburb of Nairobi.
In Embakasi, a whole palace collapsed in a few minutes at night, burying at least fifteen people who were dispersed, but the sad human count could increase by now.
 

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NEWS

Kenya coast facing divorce increasing

From 2010 to now, more people unhappy about marriage

13-06-2017 by redazione

A few years ago, the National Daily newspaper "Daily Nation" had launched the alarm with a survey that revealed "the crisis of marriage between the pressures of modern life in Kenya".
According to the survey, only 40% of Kenyans thought they were happy about their marriage.
 

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AMBIENTE

Maasai Mara one of the 15 world heavens to save

With Patagonia, Galapagos and other beautiful natural reserves

10-06-2017 by redazione

The ranking has been drawn up by the most important associations for the protection of the world's environment: the Kenyan reserve of Maasai Mara has been considered one of the fifteen wonders of the world to be safeguarded.
 

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NEWS

Appeal Court of Malindi is the best in Kenya

Kenya Justice annual report says

09-06-2017 by redazione

The Malindi Court of Appeal was rated as the best in Kenya by the annual Justice Report, drawn up and made public by Justice Chief and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya, David Maraga.
With a "very good" rating, Malindi ranks first in both resolved and archived cases, with a percentage of 97% instances closed directly (in Kenya's Common Law, the Court of Appeal works as the last Degree of judgment, but in extreme cases it may be postponed to the Supreme Court).

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NEWS

Shop owners selling flour at high price arrested in Malindi

Four men will be charge in court for this offence

09-06-2017 by redazione

The price of maize flour has recently been reduced by the Government to Kshs. 90 for the two kilogram package, after drought and relative famine in the African country, the price was shaken to Kshs. 150 per package.
The Kenyan government, having purchased 3000 tons of corn from Mexico, arrived South Africa two weeks ago at the port of Mombasa, could reduce its sales price, forcing all national traders to not increase the recommended price.

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NEWS

More flights to Mombasa and Nairobi soon

And now Kenya Government bets on Kenya Airways

08-06-2017 by redazione

A season full of boost for flights to Kenya.
That is what is being prepared from August onwards (always crossing the fingers with the peaceful outcome of the national elections, but the signals seem to lead in that direction), judging by the moves of the airlines that have Kenya as their destination.
 

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TURISMO

Ten reasons to choose Kenya in june and july

At the end of the rain season, the coast flourish again

07-06-2017 by redazione

There are several reasons to choose the Kenyan coast for what we Western consider to be "summer vacations".
Not everyone can seem plausible, but who lives there assures you that Kenya is worth the "ticket price" in any season, so also in June and July. Here are ten reasons why it is worth attending Kenya and its coast at this time.

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EDITORIAL

Kenya-Italy relations deepen

An editorial by Italian Ambassador Mauro Massoni

03-06-2017 by Mauro Massoni

Every year since 1946, on June 2, Italy commemorates the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage in which the Italian people were called to the polls to decide on the form of government they would like to shape their Institutions – a monarchy or a republic.
With almost 13 million votes cast in favour of the Republic ( 54.27 per cent) Italy has since given itself a new form of government and moved away from the tragic past that led to the fascist dictatorship and the Second World War.

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NEWS

Kenyatta: "I will accept the election results"

For the president priority is peace in the country

02-06-2017 by redazione

He chose the celebrations of Madaraka Day, the day of the Constitution, the President of kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, to make a peaceful announcement and peace in view of the upcoming national elections scheduled for August 8th.
"I will calmly accept the outcome of the vote - said Kenyatta - whatever it is. Priority for me is that the country remains peaceful and that there are no post-election chaos as in 2008."

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FETE

Today in Kenya is Madaraka Day

Nation celebrates the first self-internal rules

01-06-2017 by redazione

Fifty-four years ago on June 1, 1963, the Kenyan Shadow Government, with President Jomo Kenyatta, forged the first excerpt of the Constitution of Kenya, which would then come into force on 12 December of the same year.
That is why today in Kenya, like all the years, Madaraka Day is celebrated.

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NEWS

High Tide in Malindi like never in the last 40 years

In this days the indian ocean is coming up in Kenya north coast

31-05-2017 by redazione

An unprecedented tide, for forty years to this part, in Malindi and in much of the Kenyan north coast.
Signs of climate change and global warming of water, it is said, but also of the power of currents, deviate from the new morphology of the African coast.
 

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LATEST NEWS

Here are the SGR train new tariffs

First class and economy class at affordable prices

30-05-2017 by redazione

The new SGR railroad Mombasa-Nairobi tariffs, which will be inaugurated tomorrow, Wednesday, May 31, by President Kenyatta, have just been published. The first class will cost Kshs. 3000 (about 27 euros) and the Kshs economic class. 950 (about 9 euros) with a strating promotion of 700.
Absolutely affordable prices for a comfortable five hour trip, and competitive compared to the bus that runs on often bumpy and insidious roads.

TRANSPORTS

Tomorrow it's Mombasa-Nairobi railway day

First trip with President Kenyatta, passengers from june 1st

30-05-2017 by redazione

The great day of the official inauguration of the new Mombasa-Nairobi railway line has arrived.
Tomorrow, with the inaugural voyage of President Uhuru Kenyatta from Nairobi to Kenya's second largest city and the first seaport, will kick off the fast track that had been promised eight years ago and was made by the Chinese in record time for Kenya, Five years of work.
As of June 1, as announced by the Managing Director of SGR Kenya, Atanas Maina, a daily round trip between the two cities will be conducted.
The duration of the entire race is five hours, averaging three less than a bus and without any possible traffic or accident delays.

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NEWS

Land back to a kenian tribe, historical judgment

African Court for Human Rights give right to Ogiek people

29-05-2017 by redazione

A definitive ruling that can create an historical precedent.
The African Court of Human Rights dismissed the Kenyan appeal against the ruling in favor of the ethnic minority of the Ogiek, a small Indigenous tribe of the Mau Forest to which the land had been removed with environmental motives and which had appealed to the Maximum competent continental body for human rights issues.

EVENTS

Freddie tales about Kenya in Lombardia

At Villa Ferranti in Figino Serenza a Mijikenda evening

28-05-2017 by redazione

An evening of stories about Kenya and the Mijikenda ethnicity this Tuesday at Figino Serenza in the province of Como.
With free entrance, in the beautiful and elegant frame of Villa Ferranti, the headquarters of the municipal library, Malindikenya.net's director presents "The Mijikenda's Journey - A People Never Migrates by His Choice", stories, poems and songs inspired by Native to Malindi and its surroundings and their traditions.

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NEWS

Today officially stars Kenya electoral campaign

All are asking for peaceful election. Huge police array.

28-05-2017 by redazione

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) today officially launched the election campaign in Kenya.
Candidates for the Presidency of the Republic and for a seat in Parliament will have more than two months to convince voters to vote for them.
During this time they will be able to chat, submit programs (better to say promises) and distribute information about them.
"From this moment on, verbal violence, intimidation and misconduct are not allowed," said the IEBC Commissioner, Wafula Chebukati. "The campaign will have to be conducted in a peaceful manner and in compliance with current laws."

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NEWS

Mario Mele out of jail until trial

The owner of Mario's Malindi back home

27-05-2017 by redazione

Mario Mele, owner of Mario's Bar of Malindi and other members of Mario's Budda's within the Oasis Shopping Center (Nakumatt) has returned to liberty, awaiting the trial involving him with the charge of tax evasion and Of a criminal association.
 

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NEWS

President Uhuru Kenyatta at G7 in Italy

Kenya Prime Minister arrived today in Taormina, Sicily

26-05-2017 by redazione

There will also be Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at the summit of Taormina G7, which will take place in the next two days.
Kenyatta's presence, as Ambassador of Africa, will be limited to bilateral talks with every single participant in the important meeting that sees Taormina Prime Minister Canadian Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, leader Japanese Shinzo Abe, New French President Emmanuel Macron, US President Donald Trump and of course the House of Commons, President of the Italian Council Paolo Gentiloni.

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EVENTS

Freddie's tales of Kenya in italian schools

The tour in Liguria and Lombardia started yesterday in Rapallo

26-05-2017 by redazione

This year Freddie of the Curatolo chose children as a public to tell her stories of Kenya, between nature, solidarity and fun moments.
They are elementary schools, especially quarters and scenes, listening to stories that go from baobab to schools under trees and mud and makuti classrooms and end up in the savannah between hospitable and non-hobby animals.
In the middle there is so much humanity and a window open about the differences between African children who have little and privilege some things rather than others ("better to have the money to buy shoes or to go to school? We will go to school on bare feet! And you, Italian children, what would you choose? "

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NEWS

Tomorrow or saturday ramadan will start also in Kenya

The spiritual month of islamic religion will end on june 25th

25-05-2017 by redazione

On the swahili coast of Kenya, ramadan is always a party, as well as a month of prayers and "spiritual cleansing."
Africa has also made this sacred recital a socialization period with sunset dinners in the common houses, with banquets of local gastronomic specialties often prepared by mothers and grandparents in Arab neighborhoods such as Barani and Shella.

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NEWS

Kuki Gallmann thanks italian friends

The writer will go back to his ranch

24-05-2017 by redazione

"I would like to express my gratitude to all Italian friends and readers - too many to be able to do it individually - for the wave of solidarity, affection and friendship that has poured on me and my flamenco Sveva on Sunday 23 April 2017 , The day I was seriously injured in an ambush organized by an armed militia in the Conservancy of Ol Ari Nyiro, Kenya, where I have been living for over 40 years and to whom I have devoted my life. "
Thus, the Treviso activist Kuki Gallmann, as reported by AGI, thanked him with a letter, the first since he was hit by the attack.

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NEWS

Nairobi opens the first hotel inside JKIA Airport

Lazizi Hotel will be fine for international passengers

22-05-2017 by redazione

Open in Nairobi the first hotel in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
This is the Lazizi Hotel, owned by an Indian company and managed by the Sarovar chain.
The hotel has 144 rooms and is ready to accommodate, in addition to staff from airlines and airport staff, all those passengers who are in Nairobi waiting for coincidence for other countries or other locations in Kenya.

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EVENTS

Freddie and Maxlife promote Malindi in Italy

Perfect social evening with music in Treviglio, Bergamo

22-05-2017 by redazione

On Saturday evening, in the province of Bergamo, Treviglio, the second edition of "Evening Kenya", the theater festival organized by the Luxury Club "Maxlife", which brings together some thirty luxury businessmen involved in the promotion of Their companies in Malindi and Kenya.
With the presence of the Director of Malindikenya.net Freddie del Curatolo, accompanied by his shoulder of always Marco "Sbringo" Bigi and a trio of musicians of the highest level and with illustrious collaborations behind, at Teatro Filodrammatici have been collected over 7000 euros Are part of the ambitious project to equip the "Asante Sana" orphanage of Mambrui of a generator with a photovoltaic system capable of accumulating and delivering electricity 24 hours a day.

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NEWS

Relatives of Mele: "Mario is not afraid to be in Sardinia"

"Is not afraid, family loves him and he has many friends"

20-05-2017 by redazione

Mario Mele's relatives reiterate with serenity and firmness to the claims of a supposed friend and former partner of the Malindine bar owner at Nakumatt.
"Mario is fine, he is not at all dissatisfied with being back in Nuoro so much that his lawyers have been asking for the transfer - they make his close relatives know - in Sardinia Mario has a family who loves him and so many real friends that he Know and appreciate it both as a person and as a professional. Even his competitors know that his craft is unmatched. "

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POLITICS

Election polls, Kenyatta at 65 per cent

On 28th start the campaign, Raila admits the gap

20-05-2017 by redazione

One week before the start of the election campaign in Kenya, the Jubilee Government Party, led by the current President of the Republic Uhuru Kenyatta, according to polls, has a significant advantage over the alliance of oppositions.
All national "polls" indicate a fork between 60 and 70 percent, and also the leader of the NASA alliance Raila Odinga admits that there is a gap to fill and that in the election campaign this will be done.

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NEWS

Mario Mele transferred in Sardinia for the trial

In Badu 'e Carros prison. A friend: "He feels himself in danger"

19-05-2017 by redazione

Mario Mele has returned to "his home" in Sardinia.
The popular owner and manager of Mario's Lounge Bar and Buddha's Malindi has been transferred from the prison in Civitavecchia, where he was detained for more than a month, to the famed Badu 'and Carros penitentiary in Nuoro.
Mario's lawyer had repeatedly sought to avoid this transfer, claiming that the trial at his expense could be celebrated in Civitavecchia or Rome, but in the end prevailed the prosecution's request, which will listen to the ex-fugitive in Kenya to make Light on a series of crimes that led to the accusation, for him and other members, of a criminal association aimed at various types of fraud against the State, the Patrimony and the Private.

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NEWS

Even Volvo invests in Kenya

Assembly plant for trucks in Mombasa

18-05-2017 by redazione

After Volkswagen, Peugeot and Iveco, Volvo also invests in Kenya and is preparing to open an assembly plant in Mombasa.
The Swedish multinational will assemble its Tir directly in the African country, and it will be the third such plant, after those in South Africa and Morocco.
Volvo Trucks President Claes Nilsson presented the project that will be launched in the first quarter of 2018 and envisages a Kshs investment. 2.5 billion (about 22 million euros) for a production of 500 pieces a year.

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NEWS

Famine: maize flour sold at kshs. 47 per kg

Govt told millers to sell cheaper from today

17-05-2017 by redazione

To ward off the great famine that is going through the weakest bands of Kenya and the lack of corn flour that has been plagued by the country for days, President Kenyatta has decided to fund the "smooth" reserves and buy corn to be grated directly from (In particular, 30,000 tons of customs have been cleared from Mexico) and put the "corn flour" at a very low price for the running time: Kshs. 47 kilo of kshs. 90 for the two kilogram packaging.

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NEWS

Malindi Court stops international airport

Land owners don't want to leave their houses

16-05-2017 by redazione

An additional obstacle to the expansion of Malindi International Airport and the construction of the track to accommodate boeing from Europe and any other aircraft from abroad: 25 thousand homeowners and landowners have, through a lawyer, long time Presented to the Malindi court a case against the acquisition of the space needed to mount Malindi to complete the work, for which long the Government has allocated the necessary funds.

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NEWS

And Kenya remains without maize flower...

Here's why nowadays there's no ugali in the country

15-05-2017 by redazione

For those who live in Malindi and its surroundings, it is easy to see how in the supermarket desks and in the colorful and cheerful confusion of kiosks, bazaars and local bunks, for some time now, the main food of Kenyan citizens is lacking: the flour Of corn to make "smooth" or "ugali", in short, the national dish of Kenya: white polenta with various condiments and companatici.
The situation has become serious, especially for those who do not have the resources to afford other livelihoods that fill the stomach in an equally efficient way. Eating rice, for example, especially among the rides of the coast, is considered a luxury (maybe once a week a rice and beans, or even a "pilao" with meat).

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NEWS

Global hacker's attack now threatens Kenya

Communications Authority send national alert

14-05-2017 by redazione

The global hacker attack that has "infected" computers and telematic networks in the past few days, jumping out of the British healthcare system and creating problems with the US National Security Agency, now threatens also Kenya.
The alarm was launched by the Kenyan Government Communications Authority, which warned public offices and computer and server network owners to pay close attention.
Some "malware" have already been reported by mail that they install on the computer and automatically infect the networks they are connected to, or those with which they connect through various programs.

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NEWS

Clarification on minimum wages for kenian employers

Wage is not a final salary, must add allowances and contributions

13-05-2017 by redazione

Some clarifications on new increases in minimum wages for employees in Kenya.
Regarding the official tables that our portal has made available and certainly not easy to read (apart from the language, there are no well-defined roles and membership bands, although we have added a kind of "legend" in the two previous articles) Make notes.
 

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NEWS

End of month AIKC in Malindi is closing

A pity and a loss for all italian community

13-05-2017 by redazione

Just two years after its formation, at the end of the month, the Italian Association of Kilifi County closed in Malindi. It is a great sin and at the same time a defeat for the entire Malindi, Watamu and Mambrui Italian community.
 

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NEWS

Kuki Gallmann: "I'm ready to go back to my ranch"

The author speaks for the first time after the shot

12-05-2017 by redazione

Kuki Gallman is better off and decides to release the first interview to the press, choosing the "Daily Mail" headline.
The wounded writer was shot dead on April 23 by an armed gang of Pokot tribe shepherds who illegally occupied his property, told his experience and assured that as soon as he feels better and the doctors will give her the "free way" He will return to Ol Nyro, who has been home since 1972 when he moved to Kenya with his husband Paolo and his son Emanuele, both of whom were tragically gone, and in the belly the second-born Sveva, who is now beside her and risked even before Her mother, last March, to be hit.

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NEWS

Here the new Kenya minimum wages

Download here the document with 18% rise

12-05-2017 by redazione

The rise in the minimum national wages promised by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta during the May 1st celebrations is already a reality.
The Decree Law signed May 1, 2017 bearing the name of the Minister of Labor Phyllis Kandie proposes all new upgraded wages that increase by 18% as announced by the Government.
The trade unions of the different categories targeted 20% and some even 22%, but for now they can settle for this necessary adjustment.
Here you can download the official document with the minimum wages of all categories of workers.

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EDITORIAL

Many signs show Kenya attracts again tourists and investors

Europe look at the coast as a place to stay like ten years ago

12-05-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

The Ministry of Tourism reports that in the first two months of 2017 the number of visitors on vacation increased by 20 percent compared to the previous year and reached figures higher than those of the last five seasons, a study of a continent's economic survey Nero puts Kenya in third place for the economic attractiveness, after Morocco and South Africa, multinationals in every production and distribution sector continue to open branches in Nairobi and the surrounding area.
 

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NEWS

Highway Malindi-Tanzania, project to start in 2018

Govt show the design and ask banks for 16bn funding

11-05-2017 by redazione

The highway that connects Malindi to the Tanzanian border, that is, to Lungalunga Customs, is no longer just an idea.
The 4-lane route that will connect on one side to the existing beautiful roads leading from the Tanzanian border to Dar Es Salaam, but also to a new coastal road that will arrive at Bagamoyo via Tanga, is becoming reality.

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WILDLIFE

Thousands of flamingoes on Lake Bogoria

Extraordinary phenomenon in the last two weeks in Kenya

11-05-2017 by redazione

There has been no such migration for years, in the last two weeks several thousands of flamingos flew and landed on Lake Bogoria basin in Kenya's rift valley. An amazing show that is seen from above is surely among the wonders of the world.
 

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TOURISM

Miniresort for rent in Malindi to who believe in tourism

It's the right time to bet again on Kenya coast

11-05-2017 by redazione

The opportunity is good, now more than ever before, as it happened in 2005, everyone climbs on the wagon and wins again.
The month's offer on Malindikenya.net is a miniresort to take over in Malindi, a marine park area.
This is the Marine Holiday House, which right in the golden years before the 2008 election chaos, has experienced profitable seasons thanks to the excellent value for money of the place, the proximity to the beautiful sea of Casuarina and the Marine Park. Quiet location, with beautiful pool and comfortable spaces.
Here's the details of the offer.

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NEWS

Peaceful elections: 180.000 policemen involved

More than double of the ones in 2013

10-05-2017 by redazione

There will be 150,000 employees of national law enforcement agencies called for peace in view of the upcoming government elections scheduled for August 8th. The agents will be used from the official start of the campaign, scheduled for May 29.
This is the largest deployment of military and institutional agents, which Kenya has ever put in place.
 

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NEWS

Nakumatt closes 3 branches, what about Malindi?

The kenian supermarket cuts Kampala and 2 in Nairobi

10-05-2017 by redazione

The Kenyan supermarket Nakumatt has decided to close three of its subsidiaries.
The decision is part of the company's cost cuts policy, which aims to reduce KShs. 1.5 billion in expenses for next year.
The first selling point to close will be that over Kampala, considered the most expensive to maintain and at the same time not profitable enough. But even two historic Nairobi sites will lower the rafters, as they have already reduced their activity in the past few months: this is the one in Hailé Selassie Road and that in Ronald Ngala.

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NEWS

Reaching Malindi from Moi Airport will be faster in august

In july part of the Mombasa road ring will be ready

09-05-2017 by redazione

From next August, once landed in Mombasa, reaching Malindi and Watamu will become more comfortable and fast.
The government recently confirmed that the first tangential ring connecting Moi International Airport to Mombasa-Malindi without going through the center of the chaotic and busy port city will be inaugurated in July.
 

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MOVIES

09-05-2017 by redazione

A sparrow flew from Germany to Kenya is about to become the child idol for next summer.
The new cartoon "Richard - Mission Africa", about migration, joining Europe to Kenya and helping the children of the Nairobi slums will be released tomorrow in Italian cinemas.
The cartoon, German production and directed by Toby Genkel and Reza Memari is in competition at the Berlin Film Festival and was premiered at the Future Film Festival in Bologna.

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LATEST NEWS

News, Mbogolo bridge is still in good conditions

Road & Public Transport Service ensure no collapsing

08-05-2017 by redazione

A review by the Kenya Transport Company has determined that the Mbogolo bridge, on the Mombasa-Malindi road just off Kilifi, will again be transitable after the water level has fallen.
No structural collapse, as in the first place, social media in a fast turn of sms on various watsapp groups had ventilated.
At the time of more rainfall the bridge was submerged and even a vehicle was swept away by the waters, so that the traffic stuck for several hours. But in the last few hours rainfall has fallen and rescue workers and technicians have been able to verify that the bridge is still in good condition, it is only to make it agile and monitor it, if large showers come back.

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ULTIMORA

Bridge after Kilifi washed away by rains

Mbogolo bridge collapsed, Mombasa-Malindi road in trouble

08-05-2017 by redazione

The heavy rains that this morning are falling incessantly on the Kilifi region have caused big problems at the Mbogolo bridge, on the state road Malindi-Mombasa after the county capital.
The bridge was submerged by the water of the water flowing below it, but had already been made impracticable for the passage of vehicles and luckily there are no accidents.

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NEWS

Dengue fever outbreak in Mombasa

159 cases in the coast, how to recognize it

08-05-2017 by redazione

Dengue Fever alert in Mombasa County, there were 159 reported cases between Likoni and Bombolulu.
The persistent droughts and the sudden rampant rains have been the breeding of the mosquito-transmitted virus, which in other parts of the world is already widespread, and that in Kenya, as the Italian specialist in tropical diseases Mauro Saio has often recalled Arrived a few years ago and is part of a slightly less violent stump. In any case, in the absence of specific therapy, deaths due to dengue statistically do not exceed 5% of the patients.
In any case, this is a fever that, like malaria, if not cared for can lead to nasty consequences.

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NEWS

Here's why in Kilifi County there's no terrorism

15 years ago last attack, project and prevention by institutions

08-05-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

It was recently presented by the Kenya Government in collaboration with the County of Kilifi, an important dossier on the fight against the radicalization of Islamic matrix of young people in Kilifi County.
The action plan that is going on and begins to deliver its results is carried out with the help of the Taita and Taveta University and the British Embassy, ​​as well as with the collaboration of special police, entities and associations.

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NEWS

Two more years for the tarmac road to Tsavo

Govt allocated Kshs.102 bn for 3 road projects

07-05-2017 by redazione

Another two years to see the tarmac road from Malindi to the doors of Tsavo National Park.
It will not be ready for 2018 as expected at first, the road that for now has 12 km of asphalt on the 110 planned.
 

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NEWS

Supermanager from Nairobi to solve the matter of coast water

Jacob Kimutai appointed new CEO of CWSB

06-05-2017 by redazione

A supermanager from Nairobi to solve the water issue on the coast, which with the drought of recent months has become even more obvious and unbearable.
Nowadays, the population and the tourist industry suffer from continual blackouts in water supply from the public aquifers of the Baricho plant, on the Galana River, in the Malindi hinterland.
Each month, Kenya Power and Lightning, the national electricity company, asks the Coast Water Service Board, to pay the bill and the arrears that now amount to several million shillings.

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NEWS

A polish manager to relaunch Kenya Airways

Sebastian Mikosz appointed new CEO of the company

05-05-2017 by redazione

A new CEO for the resumption of Kenya's flagship airline.
Polish Sebastian Mikosz takes over the resignation of Mbuvi Ngunze who has led Kenya Airways in the last two years, in a difficult transition period after the company has certainly known the darkest period of its activity in the skies.

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REAL ESTATE

A 3 floor building in Malindi sold through our portal

How our real estate window helps business in Kenya

04-05-2017 by redazione

We've had fifteen days of front page advertising on our portal and the owners of a three-story building in the popular neighborhood of Mtangani in Malindi sold their real estate to a malindikenya.net reader.
The news was confirmed by the owners who asked us this morning to remove the banner (still visible with the "Sold" band) that would have to advertise the property for sale until July 15th.

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NEWS

Malindi airport, new acquiring of land

Another step for the enlargement of international airstrip

03-05-2017 by redazione

The satisfaction is on the face of Malindi Airport's director Walter Agong, when he announces to the press that the Kenya Airports Authority has acquired another 159 hectares of land for the completion of the international airport of the tourist town, expected for many years.
 

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NEWS

Kuki Gallmann still not in good conditions

Second operation, family admit the worrying situation

03-05-2017 by redazione

The conditions of the Italian born and kenian citizen author and writer Kuki Gallman are aggravated.
Ten days after the attack immediately in Laikipia's ranch in Kenya's Rift Valley, the seventies-old environmentalist, author of the bestseller, "Dreaming Africa", is still in hospital and after a flattering improvement its conditions are back to worry.

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KENYA

The big lie of the middle class in Kenya

In few years from poverty to liability and confusion

02-05-2017 by redazione

There is a restaurant on Mombasa Road, just outside Nairobi, which is a paradoxical show.
It's an old grungy structure in macute and sheet metal.
Its walls and roof are black soot.
 

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NEWS

Minimum wage in Kenya increased by 18 per cent

President Uhuru Kenyatta announced it today

01-05-2017 by redazione

Whether it is an electoral move or not, what is important to over 15 million workers who are interested in it, in Kenya from tomorrow the minimum wage is increased by 18%. President Uhuru Kenyatta announced this during the Celebration of the Workers' Day in Uhuru Park in Nairobi.
Kenyatta also announced that salaries below the 13,475 shillings will not be taxed and that there will be important detasions also with regard to extraordinary and other bonuses.

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NEWS

01-05-2017 by redazione

Malindi is expected to be "full" in August, despite concerns over the forthcoming national elections.
A concern that, in other words, is more concerned with the bad media information and the tastes of those living in Italy and little knowledge of the situation in Kenya and in particular of Malindi and its surroundings.
Already in 2008, during the post-election violence affecting the north of the country, the coast and in particular the Kilifi County were not touched at least by civil unrest or riots.

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NEWS

Kenyatta: august elections in peace and unity

"We can not stop our growth in this moment"

30-04-2017 by redazione

The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, officially appealed to all political forces and all Kenyan citizens so that the next national elections in August take place in a climate of peace and unity.
 

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Philip Charo is the candidate MP for Malindi

He won the primaries and will face Aisha Jumwa

28-04-2017 by redazione

Unlike the ODM, no surprise at the Jubilee Party, who will represent Malindi at the upcoming national elections.
The Prime Ministers of the Jubilee Government party have confirmed that Philip Charo will be nominated as a parliamentary for the Malindi constituency (in the photo, Charo with Ambassador of Italy in Kenya, Mauro Massoni).
Almost a plebiscite by the great voters of the Malindi and surrounding Jubilee for the local politician, who surpassed rival Peter Mwawana with 7.269 votes against 1.135.

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NEWS

Red Alert from the Gov to the coast people

Malindi and Watamu avoid from the rainstorm

28-04-2017 by redazione

Bad weather on Kenya's coast: The Ministry of the Environment launched a red alert for thunderstorms and floods in most of the counties of the coast and in the immediate hinterland from April 29 th, tomorrow, to May 1st on Monday.
The alarm also came via cell phones to a large part of the population and particularly concerns Kwale County, Mombasa, Taita Taveta and the southern part of Kilifi County.

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EVENTS

Celebration in Malindi for the veterans of San Marco Project

Nice evening for the 50 years from the launch of the Space Center

28-04-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

A beautiful reminiscent evening in Malindi to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first launch of a missile from the Italian base of San Marco of Ngomeni.
The excitement was represented by the recapturing of some veterans who worked in those years so far away, alongside the creator of the Space Center Luigi Broglio, with other former technicians of the base, the daughter of one of the first and multi-pioneered pioneers of the ' Italian aeronautics, along with the current flag carrier of the Italian project.

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LATEST NEWS

Kuki Gallmann feels better, family says

The infection has gone and no damage to vital organs

27-04-2017 by redazione

Sigh of relief from all Kuki Gallman's admirers and friends around the world, and there are many to judge from the messages of affection and solidarity coming from all over the globe on the social profiles of his foundation.
The Italian writer with a Kenyan passport is better and it is the family's words to hope for a quick healing.
"Kuki is recovering from the post-surgical operation to the bowel - they explain on a Gallmann Foundation blog - fortunately no vital organ has been damaged and the infection is passing."

NEWS

Another historical tree cut down in Lamu Road

Malindi to be modern is now a "concrete jungle"

27-04-2017 by redazione

The justification is always the same: the old tree was sick and long-suffering, and it was necessary to break it down.
Certainly, cement-coated is also easier than suffering, in any case progress is also being made by these position cues.
Even equatorial Africa, especially the ever-expanding country like Kenya, follows the well-known lineage of Adriano Celentano's song: "The place where grass was now is a city."
For those who live and attend Malindi, this is the only excellent ghoillotine, one of the great trees along Lamu Road, the town's commercial street. Right in front of the Barclays Bank shopping mall, in front of another bank, a large historic tree was definitively cut off yesterday.
Now parking will definitely be more spacious, but we will miss another little green in the center.

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NEWS

Next year Qatar Airways will fly from Doha to Mombasa

Even the low cost line Fly Dubai is thinking about Kenya coast

26-04-2017 by redazione

It was announced this spring, the Doha-Mombasa route for Qatar Airways, which had already reached the Kenyan airport agreement last year and had also started a weekly flight to Zanzibar.
Then there were bureaucratic problems and everything stopped, making the decision a few months away.
Now, according to the company, everything is fixed and you can start planning the next season, which is precisely the route to Mombasa with a second flight, in addition to the existing one that connects Doha to Nairobi.

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NEWS

A day of troubles, Safaricom apologise and make a present

Today in Kenya no fees for any Mpesa transaction

26-04-2017 by redazione

A day of hardships by the Kenyan telephone operator Safaricom (Vodafone affiliate) have put the entire country in crisis, especially with regard to blocking payment transactions Mpesa, the method most used by Kenyans to send and receive money and to pay accounts , Bills and other expenses.
Blackout occurred on Monday, with hiccups, late sms, and no additional service.
So today to be forgiven, the mobile phone company has decided to make a gift to its users, which are only about 27 million in Kenya.
Transactions with Mpesa today will not have additional fees, as is the case with cash withdrawals or bank payments.

NEWS

Never in Malindi a beautiful sea like this year

The only positive side-effect of Kenya terrible drought

26-04-2017 by redazione

Never such a beautiful sea in Malindi as this year.
None of the historic residents, fishermen, tour operators and Malindi citizens have memories of a crystal-clear and blue Indian ocean in front of the town.
Virtually from the change of wind and currents, which usually comes after the small rains in November, usually the Indian Ocean portion in front of Malindi Bay, Silversand Beach and the Marine Park, mud and clay brown are transported by River Galana, which in its high course (where Sabaki is called) cuts the savannah in two, delimiting the Tsavo Est National Park.

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NEWS

From 2018 in Kenya vaccination against malaria

With Ghana and Malawi, first countries to test it

25-04-2017 by redazione

The malaria vaccine is ready, tested and will be marketed in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi in 2018.
The agreement was reached by Glaxo, the pharmaceutical multinational who bought the vaccine, and the African states that, after attending tests lasting more than a year, are ready to use total prevention in their countries.

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LATEST NEWS

Gallman in ICU after 7 hours surgery

The kenian-italian writer is still in serious conditions

24-04-2017 by redazione

Seven hours of perfectly successful surgery for Kuki Gallman in Nairobi.
His daughter and his closest associates have confirmed the conditions of the Italo-Kenyan writer born in Treviso 73 years ago.
The conservationist is admitted to intensive care and looks forward to the next medical bill in order to report any improvements.Meanwhile, government institutions spoke by CS Nkasseiry saying Laikipia police are hunting for the commander of shepherds or alleged such that on Saturday night has attacked Gallmann and already made some arrests.

LATEST NEWS

Kuki Gallman still in danger for life

Medical staff didn't dissolve the prognosis

24-04-2017 by redazione

A bullet in the stomach, and a lot of blood loss before air transport, more than an hour after the shootout she was involved with.
Kuki Gallmann, an Italian writer, a Kenyan citizen, is accustomed to struggle and has lived a little adventurous and complicated life, now she is struggling to recover from this yet lurking ambush that fate has put her.
A destiny not even too unexpected, to tell the truth.

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NEWS

Herders shot the conservationist Kuki Gallmann

It happened in her ranch in Laikipia. She's not fighting for life

23-04-2017 by redazione

They shot her in the middle of the night at the stomach, yet it is unknown whether she is intimidating or intending to kill her.
Venetian writer and conservationist Kuki Gallman, owner of a ranch in Laikipia, Kenya's Rift Valley, was transported to Nairobi by airplane for appropriate care and the first leaked information would not be in danger of life.

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NEWS

Malindi will have a woman as MP

Aisha Jumwa beats Willy Mtengo at ODM primaries

23-04-2017 by redazione

The most important news for tourism is that the primary polls of the majority party on the coast, the ODM, took no trouble or baruffs.
The second news is that presumably Malindi will have a woman as MP next August for the new legislature.
Her name is Aisha Jumwa and surpassed the current parliamentarian Willy Mtengo by surprise: 8.436 votes against 3.758.

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EVENTS

Malindi celebrate 50 years of San Marco launch

April 26th dinner with veterans of the Space Center

22-04-2017 by redazione

An anniversary that can not go unnoticed, not only in Malindi and Kenya but throughout Italy.
On Wednesday, April 26, the fiftieth anniversary of the first launch of an Italian satellite from the San Marco space station of Ngomeni falls.
The "San Marco 2" was launched by the team of Professor Luigi Broglio, creator of the same name, on April 26, 1967, in the presence of a number of his fellow technicians.

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NEWS

Kenya: big water heaters must be solar

More than 100 litres tanks for hot water outlaw if not solar powered

21-04-2017 by redazione

From May 27th, anyone in Kenya has a boiler of more than 100 liters, so especially hotels, condos and businesses will be considered outlawed if their hot water plant is not solar powered.

TOURISM

Kenya tourism hit 2012 income levels

2016 stats are encouraging, 2017 will be even better

20-04-2017 by redazione

The tourist inflow in Kenya returns to satisfactory levels, both as attendance and as revenue.
That's what appears from the numbers published by the Kenya Economic Survey in the recent annual statistics referring to 2016.
But according to early estimates by the Kenya Tourist Board, the numbers for the first three months of 2017 would even be record, returning to levels five years ago before the almost forgotten Westgate attack in Nairobi.

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LATEST NEWS

Scary night accident in Malindi

Bus from Nairobi collided with lorry near airport

20-04-2017 by redazione

A scary incident involved a modern Coast bus, a truck and a tuk-tuk last night near Malindi airport.
The collision seems to have been caused by the excessive imprudence of the lorry driver, who parked in the middle of the road without lights on. 
The unmanned lorry driver escaped from the cabin immediately after the impact and is still wanted, the bus driver died on the spot, the tuk-tuk driver was hospitalized at Malindi Hospital in very bad conditions, as did two other passengers, while a small boy Twelve years left stuck for two hours in the bus plates before the rescuers managed to pull it out alive, but in severe conditions.

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PLACES

Kola Beach open even for the low season

Swimming pool, sunbeds free for restaurant guests

20-04-2017 by redazione

After a good season, The Kola Beach Resort Mambrui decided to keep open his restaurant "Gold 55" and its famous swimming pool with sea view in front of the golden beach, also coinciding with the months of low season.
Every day you can have lunch in the building and for those who want to enjoy the pool or take advantage of the beautiful days that surely will not fail, the beds will not be added to the bill.

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NEWS

Malindi choose its ODM candidate MP for august

Big battle between Willy Mtengo and Aisha Jumwa for the ticket

19-04-2017 by redazione

After democracy, a multiparty system, federalism, could only get the "Primaries" in the political system in Kenya.
Now ensure that the African nation follows through and all Western states.
So even today in Malindi the Opposition party Kenyatta government, but also the most popular on the coast, the Orange Democratic Movement, chooses its new candidate for the parliamentary seat.

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NEWS

Kenya is one of the nations under hackers attack

An american survey says that. Goverment: "We are solving the problem"

19-04-2017 by redazione

The fast technological growth of Kenya can not avoid some downside.
According to the agency published Serianu research in collaboration with the United States University of Kenya and on the basis of a survey of Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Kenya is one of the nations most defenseless against possible hacker attacks.
According to research, in the past year hackers have lost the coffers of Kenyan institutions and individuals over 170 million euro.

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NEWS

18-04-2017 by redazione

Jacaranda Bay won the best beach in Watamu, they say hundreds of fans of Africa, tourists and Italian residents who love the coast of Kenya.
READ THE ARTICLE AND WATCH THE FINAL ON WATAMUKENYA.NET HERE

NEWS

Lamu port, ready at 20 per cent

First of the 3 berths will be ready before june 2018

17-04-2017 by redazione

The construction of the port of Lamu is 20 percent.
He said yesterday the press the director of Lappset project (Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia) Silvester Kasuku.
According Kasuku have already been prepared three docking and the first will already be operational in June 2018, while the other two will run until December 2020.

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NEWS

Mario Mele, first hearing postpone to may 19th

Former Malindi residents still in a roman prison

17-04-2017 by redazione

Still postponed the transfer in Sardinia of Mario Mele, a former resident of Malindi owner of Mario's Lounge at the Nakumatt, arrested by Interpol on 29 March during a joint operation with the police in the coastal region of Kenya.
Once extradited to Italy, where he was wanted on charges of conspiracy to tax fraud of various kinds, the Nuoro entrepreneur has refused to cooperate with justice and called for the first time, through his lawyer, the slip procedural hearing in the court of Nuoro, where it would be heard for tax evasion charges of 17 million two discos in Sardinia.

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NEWS

Malindi and Watamu Easter favourite destinations

Visitors could be even more with more flights schedule

17-04-2017 by redazione

Malindi and Watamu tourism queens of Kenyan Easter.
The success of the north coast is certified by the arrivals of these days Malindi airport, who beat to Ukunda and presence in the hotel which, thanks to Watamu, new destination elite Kenyans, were also higher than those Nyali, the traditional destination of a citizen time of Nairobi.

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NEWS

16-04-2017 by redazione

Customs clearance operation at risk from this week to the port of Mombasa.
Friday was called a strike to the bitter end of 1350 customs operators, for the renewal of their licenses by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
He writes the national daily The Standard, adding that the Association of Customs Agents for more than four months to protest the non-renewal of licenses by the KRA and already in the last week due to such agitations the control of cargo operations entry were reduced by 30% and other traffic delays are expected from Tuesday, until the two sides did not reach agreement.

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REAL ESTATE

Three floors house selling in Malindi

Brand new occasion in Mtangani road

14-04-2017 by redazione

In Malindi back to buy and sell real estate.
It's because of the expansion of a town that is now only a tourist phenomenon but a residential center where the quality of life moves the bar no longer fixed on the "third world" but towards more services and more comfort.
It improves safety and is considered a place where you can also enjoy all year round, as well as a vacation spot for tourism now not only Italian.
That's one of the proposals of who sponsors Malindikenya.net.

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APPOINTMENTS

At PGA learning how to listen to music

Tomorrow at 5pm free entrance at the lessons

14-04-2017 by redazione

"Guide to listening to music."
This is the title of the event organized for tomorrow, April 15 at 5pm, at the PGA academy on its premises to 46 of Malindi Complex.
Admission is free and the meeting, conducted by Maestro Paolo M. Palmitessa, will be based on technical characteristics with analysis and group discussions about music and rock songs and jazz.
Places are limited, please book by calling 0722670353 or by writing to pgamalindi@gmail.com

NEWS

Hunger in Kilifi County inland grows

There are fathers selling their young daughters to buy food

13-04-2017 by redazione

An unprecedented situation and think in Kenya who grows economically is even more sad and absurd.
Hunger in the hinterland of Kilifi County is now an unbearable grip even for a notoriously adaptable and patient population as that of the Kenyan coast.
Months of drought and rising prices of basic commodities have led most of the inhabitants of off villages from the holiday resorts to suffer more than necessary for this grave crisis for which the government has already declared "natural disaster", although its so natural is not.

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NEWS

Kenya in the desiderata of tycoons

Now is in third position after Morocco and South Africa

12-04-2017 by redazione

Kenya is increasingly as a country for the rich people.
Above is in want of billionaires, they begin to appreciate the luxury and business to do in Nairobi, the quiet of national reserves such as Maasai Mara and Samburu and quiet and the climate of the coast, combined with unforgettable paradise corners like Lamu, Watamu and Diani.
 

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NEWS

New stickers for tourism vehicles

CS Najib Balala creates new cathegory TSV

11-04-2017 by redazione

New stickers for vehicles carrying tourists, to differentiate them from the classic "PSV" that apply to all public services.
The introduction of the new category "Tourism Service Vehicle" was introduced yesterday by Tourism Minister Najib Balala as an initiative to facilitate the bureaucratic process to obtain permits and distinguish and facilitate the work of those who transport tourists.
The data of 2016 of incoming tourists in Kenya have been encouraging and it is expected a good 2017.

APPOINTMENTS

Even Malindi today celebrate the death of Jesus

Free entrance at Kingdom Hall by Jeovah Witnesses

11-04-2017 by redazione

The event is scheduled for 6.15pm at the Kingdom Hall in Malindi, opposite the Hotel Rafiki.
And 'here that today Jehovah's Witnesses, in conjunction with many other cities around the world are celebrating the anniversary of the death of GeSI, which according to the lunar calendar falls precisely in the day today.
Jehovah's Witnesses Malindi invite you all to be present to hear a speech that will explain how to present Jesus' death is important for all of us and for our families.

NEWS

How the Kenya title deeds rules will change

No taxes for research and automation to avoid tampering

10-04-2017 by redazione

Doing research for the title deeds (title deed) from now on will not cost anything.
As you will soon be speeded practices to know if a title deed is vacant or has an owner, if it is locked or what type it is.
This was decided by the Council of Ministers of Kenya, issuing a directive to eliminate unnecessary costs imposed on Kenyans, but also on foreigners wishing to operate a business in Kenya.

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EVENTS

May 20th, kenian event in Treviglio, Italy with Freddie

First of the "mal d'Afrique" appointments of this year

10-04-2017 by redazione

The first Italian event with Freddie's Kenya Evenings is set for Saturday, May 20 at the Filodrammatici Theater in Treviglio, near Bergamo.
Last year the event organized by Medicallife and Maxlife, came together over 300 people and was a success beyond expectations for the excellent organization,

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NEWS

5 tons of maize flour for the kenyan coast citizens

Govt sell at half price the first crop of the Galana Kulalu Project

07-04-2017 by redazione

The first maize crop of the Israeli-Kenyan irrigation project in the Galana river valley will feed the coastal population will pay for the meal at half price.
These days the Government will be selling packages of two kilos of flour that comes from the farm "Galana-Kulalu", the price of Kshs. 75 (now in stores flour polenta, which is the main livelihood of the Giriama, almost double costs).

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ECONOMY

Gov Budget 2016-17, 2.6 billion more for Malindi airport

CS of Treasure Rotich confirm. Big cut for tourism promotion

06-04-2017 by redazione

The Government of Kenya presented the financial plan for next fall.
In the budget of the 2017-2018 season there is an allocation of other 2.6 billions of shillings to Malindi International Airport.
It 'clear will of the government to complete the work already started with the first phase which will end in June this year and foresees the completion of parking for Boeing, the internal and external structures of the new fence in the area of ​​the airport.

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Mario Mele landed in Rome at 1.30 pm

Brought in jail, to respond about fraudolent bankrupt and tax evasion

05-04-2017 by redazione

Mario Mele landed at 1.30 pm in Fiumicino by a Qatar Airways flight from Nairobi via Dubai, the former manager of Mario's Lounge and Mario's Buddha's Malindi. It 'was taken over by the Guardia di Finanza Fiumicino which result in the Regina Coeli prison before conducting the first interview regarding the reason for his refusal to appear after the arrest warrant of 2013 and subsequent inaction.
Then he will be transferred to Nuoro, his hometown, to respond to all the allegations made in these years against him.
The Mario adventure in IKenya at this point we can say truly over.

LATEST NEWS

Mario Mele deported, in Italy today

This story will set a precedent in Malindi

05-04-2017 by redazione

End of transmission, at least for now.
This was confirmed by the Head of the Narcotics Kenya: "We delivered the three Italian to the authorities who will deport them". It has been replied to the newspaper "The Star" and other newspapers online, and it also came the confirmation from Italy.
Mario Mele must be on the plane that it's bringing him back to Italy, after six years.
As always in matters affecting a city struggling with the law, it is hoped that the truth triumphs.
In this case, the truth was telling the same suspect, Mario Mele from Nuoro, in his local bar in the center of Malindi.
"I evaded taxes ... a few million euro mica ... I'll be the only one."

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LAST NEWS

Mistery: Mario vanished from Mombasa cell

At least three suppositions on the italian resident disappearing

04-04-2017 by redazione

The Court of Malindi was waiting for him this morning, escorted by the authorities, in order to exercise the order not to extradite.
The Judge of Nairobi, following the Interpol investigation, expect him next April 12 the official questioning.
The Italian tax and judicial institutions are waiting for him in the country to clarify the charge of conspiracy to several property crimes.
But Mario Mele, the manager of Mario's Lounge Bar at the Nakumatt, and founder of Pata Pata Beach nightclub, has vanished as the best Houdini.
Mind you, no one is talking about tax evasion.

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NEWS

Malindi and Watamu easter dreams, but no flights

Unbelivable: no seats from Nairobi but nobody adds aircrafts

04-04-2017 by redazione

Paradoxical situation for tourism in and around Malindi.
At Easter they all want to take a week of vacation on the sea in the resort areas that have begun to "pull", but there are not enough flights from Nairobi.
This is already happening since yesterday, when many from the capital have tried to book hotel facilities or private homes but had to withdraw because it is not a plane ticket for the days leading up to the Easter weekend.

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METEO

Kenyan meteorologists: "Rain coming very soon"

But Malindi fishermen expect them after two weeks

03-04-2017 by redazione

In Malindi and the Kenyan coast the rains are expected as a godsend. The drought has done extreme damage to the land and to the farms.
They are already dead cattle and many plants were reduced to dead branches.
In addition, the population suffers from water rationing that can cause diseases and especially for older children.
Now then in the heat of this period, the water shortage is combined with a hot climate which is due to other diseases.
In short, ever this year as the monsoon season is welcome.

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NEWS

Mario Mele, now is a legal battle to avoid extradition

His lawyer: "There's a Malindi Court order to respect"

03-04-2017 by redazione

He still has many dark contours, the story starring our compatriot Mario Mele, fifty-six of Nuoro, a resident of Malindi for the past seven years. After the raid in his club, Mario's (ex Pata Pata) inside the Oasis shopping center (Nakumatt), occurred at 9 last Thursday night, Mario (who had never made a secret of being a fugitive because of "grits "with the tax authorities in Italy) was hit on the front page in the operation which saw the arrest of several international drug dealers, so-called" drug barons "stationed in Mombasa and surroundings.
This will surely be the first question to be clarified.
Has got something with this story, with the problems in Italy of Mario?

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APRIL FISH

Here's the tuk tuk choosen by Spielberg

Movie in Watamu, was just an April's fool joke!

01-04-2017 by Beppe Scione

The news of the film that Spielberg would shoot in Malindi was an April Fool's joke of Malindikenya.net, WAC, and Watamukenya.net Kenyaoggi.
All social sites and pages joined in the joke to say that Watamu is beautiful and safe ... even without Spielberg!
It 'an invitation to always read the interesting news of sites and pages that relate Watamu, no need to look for sensational news,
because the wonders that can offer Watamu and its palatability are already good news.
In fact, apart from the date of the first of April, one could easily realize the fish by reading between the lines of the alleged author name from whose book Steven Spielberg would stretch his screenplay: Avril Snapper, Avril as April and Snapper as the Red Snapper, known African Indian ocean fish.

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NEWS

Steven Spielberg to shoot a movie in Watamu

The set in july, Pierce Brosnan to be the main actor

01-04-2017 by Beppe Scione

Steven Spielberg has chosen Watamu to shoot his next movie, a Hollywood blockbuster narrating the African dream of an environmentalist, with a thousand adventures and misadventures.
The news was reported yesterday on the major theaters sites and has been around the world.
Few details leaked, but it will be an action movie where the main character will be former 007 Pierce Brosnan and the female part should be entrusted to beautiful British star Keira Knightley.

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NEWS

Mario of Pata Pata Malindi under arrest

The owner of the bar at Nakumatt risks extraditon

31-03-2017 by redazione

For those who live or frequent Malindi the story of Mario Mele, manager of Pata Pata bar in the Nakumatt mall, it's not a mystery.
That journeyman active part of the night life (in Italian ran the premises of Sardinia, and Malindi bar before he was to launch the eponymous nightclub) was sought from Finance to escape, he was well known and he himself did not deny .
Mario is one of the few Italians who are part of a Malindi "Eighties" which is fortunately disappearing, that of "escapees" who are trying to rebuild another life, maybe remedying with work and conduct cleaner to certain Italian misdeeds.

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NEWS

Protest as Briatore decides to extend the wall at Malindi Marine Park

Manager Chai: "We have regular permits", boat operators against it

30-03-2017 by redazione

Very tense situation at Malindi Marine Park between the cooperative management of the boatmen and the Billionaire Italian tycoon Flavio Briatore.
The question is known and long-standing concerns the boundary wall erected by Briatore to safeguard its luxury condo-resort.
The beach erosion has in fact over the years "eaten" the deck area behind the shore and forced the hotel to eradicate the first row of palm trees and some of Casuarina trees.

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Malindi, last african frontier of the pop-art

From the shop walls to matatus, street art more then graphic

30-03-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

On the one hand the era of computer graphics, 3D printing, photoshop, and robots that draw.
Across a Continent, the African one, which grows twice as fast as the limping Western world and that, at least in big cities like Nairobi, tends to cover with a veil of modernity, everything that somehow could be retrograde Africa , old-fashioned, out of time.
 

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NEWS

Mass in Malindi to farewell Giovanna

Wednesday 29th at 4pm in Saint Anthony Cathedral

28-03-2017 by redazione

The mass to give a final farewell to Giovanna Soliman will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 29 at 4pm by Father Orazio in Malindi Saint Anthony Cathedral. The 47 years old italian resident died last week due to a combination of antidepressant drugs.
Who knew this woman from Vicenza with sunny smile and great sensitivity, is invited to pay homage to her.

HEALTH

Friday and saturday free consultations at Star Hospital

Screenings with cardiologist, oncologist and orthopedics

28-03-2017 by redazione

A Medical Camp for Malindi citizen, Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1st at the Star Hospital, with a cardiology specialist visits, oncology and orthopedic (spine and bones). It 'an initiative of the town clinic in collaboration with the superspecialistico Hospital in New Delhi BLK.
All patients suffering from diseases that can be connected to the heart, bones or cancer risks can to book by calling 0737984070 phone number, the entrance to the clinic and their visits are free but registration is mandatory and are asked to bring their own folders medical.

APPOINTMENTS

Moringa beneficial aspects today at Malindi Museum

At 4pm meeting with demonstration, tasting and selling

27-03-2017 by redazione

Today, monday 27th march at 4.00 pm at the Malindi Museum Vanessa Aniere will talk about, and demonstrate with some food items and other products, the beneficial aspects of cultivating and eating the wonder plant Moringa oleifera (drumstick or horseradish tree, or mtsumbwi, or muzungi).  
Vanessa will be bringing items to taste and products to buy.
​​​​​​​The event is manage by Malindi Museum Society.

NEWS

Imperial Bank Kenya: 3 more months of receivership

Extension of 90 days to know the destiny of the bank

26-03-2017 by redazione

Three more months to learn the ultimate fate of the troubled Imperial Bank Kenya.
The Nairobi High Court has extended by 90 days the Ammistrazione controlled by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) under the control of the insurance fund for credit institutions (KDCI).
And 'this a "limbo" that now has lasted for half a year, ever since the bank closed sharply denouncing the doors herself an apparent fraud of the directors against the same bank.

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NEWS

25-03-2017 by redazione

NEWS

Everybody in Malindi for crocodile business

In Kenya is not protected specie, KWS encourage raising

24-03-2017 by redazione

Are already two international companies who raise crocodiles taken along the Galana River, inland from Malindi, then kill them and sell the skin and in the second instance, the meat.
In the Country of the Protection of the savannah animals, the crocodile is a protected species and its easy reproduction is not a concern for a possible extinction. In fact so it should also be for the river hippos colleagues, who instead are protected and they captivity for the meat trade it is prohibited.
Instead, the Kenya Wildlife Service encourages companies that want to invest in crocodiles.

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NEWS

Mass in memory of Bobby Cellini after one year of his death

Monday, 27 at 5pm at Saint Anthony Church in Malindi

24-03-2017 by redazione

A mass in memory of the historical owner of the Casino Malindi, Robert J. Cellini, known by all as Bobby, who died a year ago at age 76 after a brief illness. (Read here the commemoration of malindikenya.net).
The Mass will be celebrated at the Church of S.Anthony Malindi (behind Nakumatt supermarket) Monday, March 27.
For those wishing to remember Bobby, the appointment is at 17.

NEWS

Fair for italian companies at Nairobi Village Market

July 1st to 4th a Comites event, here the infos to partecipate

23-03-2017 by redazione

Italian Companies in Kenya in promoting at the Village Market in Nairobi.
The event, aimed at the promotion and enhancement of Italy in Kenya, is organized by COMITES under the auspices of the Embassy of Italy in Kenya and you can take part in all businesses, associations and Italian institutions operating in the country.

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PLACES

Gnocchi and music this evening at Olimpia

Homemade pasta with music of Salvatore Strano

23-03-2017 by redazione

After calamarata last Thursday and oyster feast on Saturday evening, the Casuarina Club Olimpia in Malindi tonight proposes the gnocchi evening.
A true Italian specialties homemade by the local chef malindino with the recipe once and seasonings to taste: classic tomato sauce, gorgonzola or four-cheese, pesto, amatriciana or simply with butter and sage .

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PLACES

This evening aperitif and buffet at Papa Remo Beach

Tomorrow disco in the beach club of Watamu

22-03-2017 by redazione

With Mirko cocktails at sunset, begins the usual two-day party at Papa Remo Watamu Beach.
The stunning local pied-dans-l'eau in front of the seven islands of love and one of the most beautiful bays on the coast of Africa, becomes a meeting place and entertainment, with the addition of good wine, vibrant music and tasty dishes that tickle the palate. In a magical place like Papa Remo service and atmosphere we can not fail to live up to.

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NEWS

Giovanna committed suicide for love in Malindi

Tragic end of an italian woman suffering from depression

20-03-2017 by redazione

At the base of his depressions there was disappointment for a romance with a local guy who had not gone as he had dreamed.
Giovanna was a beautiful italian woman, always smiling and kind, and is not rhetoric for us to say, because we knew it.
It was regular customer at the restaurant on the waterfront of Malindi that we at Malindikenya.net few years ago we had under management.
He loved the children of Kenya and helped them.
He loved Africa and Malindi, where risideva for many months a year.

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HEALTH

Raw fish from Indian Ocean is a medicine for old people

Red Snapper and grouper sashimi reduce risks of alzheimer and parkinson

20-03-2017 by redazione

A study from the University of Los Angeles confirms years of studies and centuries of rumors and local legends: the Indian ocean raw fish (sailfish, red snapper, cernia, dorado) is especially good for people in old age, more than other types of other seas fish.
 

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NEWS

Kenyan triumph at Stramilano half marathon

Male first and third, female all the three medals

19-03-2017 by redazione

Male and female victory of Kenya in the 42nd edition of the Stramilano Half Marathon. Fredrick Moranga triumphed among men with the time of 1h 01:20 (third compatriot Simon Muthoni, between the two Moroccan Mustapha El Aziz).
In the women's half marathon Kenyan did even better: the victory went to Ruth Chepngetich, who raced in one hour, seven minutes and 42 seconds by setting his personal record, with her on the podium two other compatriots, Betty Lempus ( 1:09 a.m.: 25) and Pauline Esikon (1:11 a.m.: 21).

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NEWS

Thunders and rain finally on the Kenya coast

First real storm this morning in Malindi and Watamu

18-03-2017 by redazione

This morning in Malindi and Watamu the sky seemed to want to say "I could not take anymore."
Roars of the rain announcement did not feel as strong for years.
All the (dramatic) flaws of a drought this year seems endless, for a couple of hours have been forgotten.
On the north coast of Kenya came one of those late-season storms that presage the arrival of the monsoons and at least give drink to a seriously tormented land.

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HEALTH

Kenya doctors decide to end the strike

After 100 days there's an agreement draft

17-03-2017 by redazione

After one hundred days long, especially for patients in all of Kenya, the doctors decided to retract their protest and return to the hospitals.
The strike created to assert their rights, enshrined in a category by some ready-year contract and never entered into force, has given birth to a mouse of a memorandum of understanding which will be discussed in the coming days.

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NEWS

Rhino horns from Kenya to Vietnam

Not only ivory, this smuggling continues

15-03-2017 by redazione

The last seizure took place yesterday in Vietnam, a hundred pounds of rhino horns from Kenya, reports the sad topicality smuggling related to protected species of the African savannah.
The battle against poachers who kill elephants also proceeds with encouraging results and especially the ban on ivory trade in two large importers like China and Thailand in the last two years has reduced the demand.

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NEWS

Balala in Germany: "Soon direct international flights to Malindi"

At ITB in Berlin he said the airport is on the way to be operational

14-03-2017 by redazione

The direct international flights to Malindi, dreamed imagined and expected at least two decades, they look really at the gates.
After the assurances of President Kenyatta in recent days, surrogate by the facts that they see completed expansion of the maneuvering areas and parking of boeing and fences, further confirmation of the will to operationalize the status of "international" in the coastal town comes from Minister Najib Balala 

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NEWS

Kenyatta re-launch the Mtongwe ferry in Mombasa

The second way will decongest traffic in the coastal city

14-03-2017 by redazione

Another step forward by the Kenyan government to decongest Mombasa traffic, waiting for the ring roads that connect the city to the airport Mombasa-Malindi and South Coast.
Yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta with his Deputy William Ruto, inaugurated the Mtongwe ferry, reopened after 23 years and a serious misfortune behind him who made 272 dead. Today, the service will allow small and medium-sized vehicles and, above all people to take advantage of a shorter sea route and economical than the current Likoni and avoid congesting the main artery of the city and making direct tuk-tuk and boda boda in that direction.

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FLIGHTS

Meridiana, no fly added in April to Kenya

Neos Charter for Madagascar will land in Zanzibar instead of Mombasa

13-03-2017 by redazione

The possibility and the hope of having a flight more per week from Italy to Kenya, in a few days it has gone not to be for three weeks, including Easter, even the existing one.
The charter airline Meridiana Fly has said it will not add flights to Mombasa after the last scheduled for April 1. Despite good demand for the Easter week, there will be no changes to the program that provides for the closure of the destination as every year, only to reopen reservations and flights around mid-July.

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NEWS

Tourism in Kenya, good at least up to Easter

Charter companies think to extend arrivals for two weeks

13-03-2017 by redazione

The season that has already gone beyond all expectations, for tourism in Kenya, will be good at least until the week of Easter.
These are refuted forecasts looking hotel reservations and especially those of the many bed and breakfast, accommodation on sites such as online booking and air bnb and the availability of seats on flights arriving in Mombasa.
The last flights of Meridiana Fly charter are planned for April 1, but the company is planning to extend the two-week program, by virtue of the many requests, especially for the Easter holidays.

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NEWS

British remove any advisory for Kenya coast

Even Lamu islands now are safe says London intelligence

11-03-2017 by redazione

The Britain's intelligence services are considered the most reliable in the world, especially in Africa, the continent which they know very well the dynamics and implications. After years of warnings and fears, from this month finally the coast of Kenya, Lamu archipelago included, it is considered safe and palatable to its tourists from London.
 

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NEWS

Digital driving license in Kenya from next may

The paper license will be converted through National Bank

10-03-2017 by redazione

A major turning point in the road network in Kenya. Since May, as he announced the National Transpor and Safety Authority (NTSA) of Kenya, a driver's license is going digital.
 

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NEWS

President Kenyatta is back in Malindi after two months

Not only election campaign, roads and airport to check

10-03-2017 by redazione

The President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta is back in Malindi, less than two months since the last official visit.
The leader of the ruling party has undertaken in recent days a new journey in the coastal regions, not only for election campaign purposes.
And 'well it is known that in the upcoming elections Jubilee Party would hold a great deal to win votes on the coast, to proceed to the economic development and infrastructure that is airing for years, but at the same time Kenyatta and his have already launched several projects that still They would usher in, at least in part, before next August 8, the date of the elections.

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NEWS

Drought, how to help the coast people

Found raising by the Embassy of the Order of Malta

10-03-2017 by redazione

It becomes more and more serious emergency drought across Kenya and particularly in the hinterland of the coastal regions.
By enormous problems for the farming and agriculture, and for the animals of the savannah, it has gone to those that afflict people directly.

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NEWS

UK add € 20 millions for the Mombasa by-pass road

High Commissioner Hailey hope for the job to end very soon

09-03-2017 by redazione

Practical help from Britain to end as soon as the new road from Mombasa Moi International Airport takes you into town, bypassing the center. The work of this very important highway which decongestionerà traffic of the second city of Kenya have been entrusted to a Japanese company, and are proceeding according to the times, but you would be able to launch at least the first part, that by the airport connects with the ' Mombasa-Nairobi highway, by June.
 

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POLITICS

Trump to Kenyatta: "Our countries more cooperative"

Unite in the fight against terrorism and in economic growth of Kenya

09-03-2017 by redazione

And came the first call of the American President Donald Trump to fellow Kenyan Uhuru Kenyatta.
A month and a half after setting the White House and in the midst of meetings and implementation of its government's plan, the leaders of the US has found the time to talk with the head of state of Kenya.

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EVENTS

Baby Marrow celebrate women with the live music of Sbringo

Dinner and evening dedicated to ladies with the piano man and singer

08-03-2017 by redazione

Baby Marrow  will celebrate March 8th, International Women's Day, with the return on stage by pianist and singer Mark "Sbringo" Bigi.
From his repertoire of songs and Italian and international standards, the musician who all season has performed successfully in the local malindino along with local talent, will fish those most likely to celebrate the female, during dinner, as usual, the 'elegant restaurant prepares with its comprehensive à la carte menu in the beautiful surroundings of the works of art by Gian Paolo Tomasi and the local garden to Vasco Da Gama.
For information and reservations, Tel. 0700766704

NEWS

One big tusker elephant killed in Tsavo East

Poachers hit with poisoned dards the legendary Satao II

07-03-2017 by redazione

The sadness is deep for fans of the savannah that after so many safari, had learned to recognize it.
Satao II, one of the few remaining elephants by the giant tusks in Kenya, the "big tuskers" (estimated there would be no more than thirty between Kenya and Tanzania), it was killed near Voi River, inside the Park national Tsavo East.
Satao II, exemplary of over fifty years of age who had given the name of the mythical "big tusker" Satao, also dead at the hands of bastards poachers in 2014, was killed with poison darts by suspected poachers to get possession of his precious tusks weighing fifty kilograms each.
The only good news in this tragic story is that they did it.

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NEWS

Malindi Airport, more important steps ahead

Meeting with MPs, KES 150 billions more from Government for the project

07-03-2017 by redazione

Fingers crossed, but by six months now the process for arriving to have the Malindi international airport operational, is respecting all times and ways.
"President Kenyatta wants the very strongly in Malindi" airport is the refrain that is heard in the upper echelons of Nairobi, confirmed by those close to the control room, and also entourage Tourism Minister Balala.
Yesterday in Malindi arrived three parliamentary head of the Committee of airport projects, to control the progress of the work of the first phase which will be completed next June. Here, as the commission has noted, we are even ahead. Parking for large aircrafts is finished, new fences and also is proceeding with the acquisition of land.

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NEWS

Making of Mayungu road from Malindi to Watamu begins

Chinese contractors will make it flat and large before june, to tarmac next year

06-03-2017 by redazione

This time it looks like we are through.
The Kilifi government gave the contract to a Chinese company for the first work of maintenance of the Mayungu road, which leads from Casuarina in Watamu. 

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WILDLIFE

Desperate saving of hundred hippos in north of Malindi

Kws started an operation in Tana River and Lake Kenyatta

04-03-2017 by redazione

It's a desperate operation to save hundreds of hippos in the Tana River region, one hundred and fifty kilometers north of Malindi.
We are in the Lamu district, where the most important river forms a delta of Kenya which also includes two key reservoirs for the ecosystem of the area and for water resources useful to agriculture and livestock.
But also the wildlife present on the Tana River Delta and Lake Kenyatta, near Mpeketoni, he needed the water to survive.
The drought in Kenya and especially the coast in recent months is doing untold damage and that the worst situations you will see in the years to come. All of course this is a consequence of climate change due to global pollution.

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SOCIAL

Kilili Baharini brings Malindi in Montecarlo

At the Gala for AMREF projects, even the CEO Bruno Boschi

04-03-2017 by redazione

An evening gala staged by the one of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation in honor of AMREF and its social activities in Africa, especially in Kenya. A dinner in the historic hall "Empire" at the Hotel de Paris, to raise funds for the association that even on the coast of Kenya has built many wells and is dedicated to the support and health projects.
Significant in this regard the presence of the Kilili Baharini delegation, with CEO Bruno Woods that brought a little bit of Malindi in the Principality of Monaco, and was able to tell the beauty of the places in this period the population is facing a serious Drought.

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HEALTH

03-03-2017 by redazione

The strike by Kenyan doctors going on now for almost three months and the two sides are entrenched in their positions. The government refuses to give in to the demands of the doctors and has even declared the strike illegal. This has led to the arrest and detention of several doctors.
 

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NEWS

Malindi fifth destination of the world in 2017 for iVISA site

The world site of bureaucratic tourism info put the kenian city in the top 5

02-03-2017 by redazione

Malindi fifth destination in the world to be discovered in 2017, according to the US site of bureaucratic information (visas and permits) ivisa.com, frequented by readers around the world. (See here the original link https://www.ivisa.com/visa-blog/top-11-undiscovered-destinations-for-2017)
 

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PROMOTION

Join the 2nd edition of the magazine to promote tourism in Kenya North Coast

More distribution and partners for next "What's best in Kilifi County"

02-03-2017 by redazione

After the great success of the first edition, five thousand copies around everywhere for Kenya to promote the tourist attractions of the County of Kilifi, is preparing the second edition of the elegant magazine "What's Best in Kilifi County."
The half-year, which is still being distributed at airports in Nairobi and Malindi, on flights SAX and in major shopping centers, restaurants and offices of the capital, as well as in Mombasa and the Kenyan coast, has gained support from the Ministry of Tourism of Kenya through collaboration with its marketing Kenya Tourist Board organ, as well as the patronage of the Ministry advisor THR, airport authority of Kenya KAA and association of hoteliers on the coast.

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SOCIETY

African pigtails, a never ending fashion for tourists in Kenya

The attraction of the local hairstyle has always many fans in the coast

01-03-2017 by redazione

Since there is tourism in Kenya, especially in the coastal town, it is alive among Westerners (the so-called Mzungu) fashion to become the African braids.
It 'a habit that mostly fascinates the girls, but also some man tries, perhaps focusing more on the look "rasta".
Instead women braids true, those women Giriama patiently compose using "extension" of false hair or other fibers, never go out of fashion and for many tourists is the way to go home with a souvenir on his head.

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NEWS

Low Cost flight to USA, why not even in Malindi?

No need for enlargement, Boeing 737 can already land in Malindi

28-02-2017 by redazione

The low coast route Edinburgh-United States, announced in recent days by the Norwegian Air International, opens a new scenario for international flights at very low price.
And now someone is thinking about it for routes from Europe to Kenya and specifically in holiday places like Mombasa and Malindi.
The Norwegian airline has purchased a fleet of Boeing 737 Max, the latest generation of aircraft can accommodate 189 passengers with a corridor alone and reduce fuel costs by 30 percent compared to flying a plane of great coastal plain.

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POLITICS

Deputy Governor of Kilifi County leave ODM for Jubilee

Kenneth Kamto, Kingi's strong man, join Mung'aro campaign

27-02-2017 by redazione

A major blow ahead of national elections next August for the Governor of Kilifi Amason Kingi and his party, the Orange Democratic Movement of opposition leader and challenger of the incumbent president, Raila Odinga.
E 'yesterday's news of the defection of his deputy, Deputy Governor of Kilifi County Kenneth Kamto, who left the party in which he was elected, in the districts of Kaloleni and Rabai, to embrace the Jubilee ruling party and the candidate challenger Kingi, Gideon Mungaro.

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PERMISSIONS

27-02-2017 by redazione

Shells in Kenyan homes: just a receipt of the shopkeeper or stall (with stamp or reliable data seller) and there will be problems.
Another step forward for the proper holding of shells into the houses of Malindi.
 

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NEWS

Malindi airport, meeting with residents of Kisumundogo

Main problem is to find the real owners of the land to acquire

25-02-2017 by redazione

The airport authority of Malindi organized another meeting yesterday with residents of the district Kisumundogo, the slum interested in part of the eviction to make way for the new runway International Airport, whose enlargement work should be expected from next July.
Other structural changes are being finalized, and so you start to prepare the ground for what has always been the biggest stumbling block to the creation of a modern cargo airport in which they can also land the Boeing 747 arriving from other continents.

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SAFARIS

New Shoroa River Camp, a savannah lounge

Trip to the tented camp of Simone Trentavizi on the Galana River

25-02-2017 by redazione

The Shoroa River Camp is reborn on the Galana river.
In a few months the historian expert tented camp savannah Simone Trentavizi located at Tsavo East ports, which for years has welcomed many tourists and has become a favorite haven of peace from Malindi and environs, moved "by this part "of the Galana River.
Up to last year in fact to experience the beauty of Shoroa he had to cross the river at a point where it was built a concrete platform, but when the river was high, there was no chance to wade through with the car.

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NEWS

Today in Malindi the mass in memory of Marco Vancini

Two years ago the death of italian stakeholder and consulate

24-02-2017 by redazione

Will be officiated by Father Orazio to S.Anthony Cathedral of Malindi, today 24 February 2017 at 16, the mass in memory of Marco Vancini, Italian entrepreneur and former honorary consul in Malindi died two years ago in a tragic traffic accident between Malindi and Watamu.

NEWS

USA opens to direct non-stop flights to Nairobi

JKIA Airport obtained Category One certification

24-02-2017 by redazione

Excellent news for the economy and for tourism in Kenya.
After years of waiting, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi has obtained the certification of Category A to be able to make and receive direct flights from the United States, including any cargo and charter.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted this status to Nairobi after a series of evaluation tests in the country.

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NEWS

Drought and heat threaten Kenya and the coast

Downpours of last days didn't stop the emergency

24-02-2017 by redazione

Drought emergency it's growing more and more throughout Kenya and even on the coast.
Two sporadic downpours in recent days between Malindi and Watamu have not improved the situation is tightening siege of breeders and farmers.
The vegetable prices are rising while the overproduction of pineapple and other fruits from the trees matured faster because of the heat, it means that some products are not placed and others are instead thrown and rot.

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INITIATIVES

Our offer of safaris, "Live magical savana with us"

Two days at a very affordable price only for readers of our portal

22-02-2017 by redazione

The initiative to Malindikenya.net and Swara Osteria Camp "Live with us the magic Savana" is already a great success.
(Read here the initiative and conditions).
The two-day program that provides transfer to Land Cruiser safari to Tsavo East, walk along the river accompanied by the Maasai, and a night safari, staying overnight at Swara Osteria Camp just outside the park, in the beautiful setting of the Galana River, Pool and excellent cuisine, large tents and comfortable, made my throat already about twenty tourists.

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NEWS

Beware of fake Mpesa scams in kenya

False sms to cheat inattentive strangers

21-02-2017 by redazione

Mpesa is a useful and genial service, invented by the telephone company Safaricom Kenyan to allow anyone to shoot without cash and withdraw or send shillings with a simple touch of your mobile phone.
 

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NEWS

Election 2017, Uhuru ahead of Raila

Ipsos says Jubilee is more popular then opposition

20-02-2017 by redazione

According to the first official agency IPSOS surveys regarding the upcoming presidential elections in Kenya, which will be held on August 8, 2017, the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta would lead over rival Raila Odinga as many as 14 percentage points. 49 per cent against 35 of the opposition leader.
Two other minor candidates, Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi, barely reach 6 percent in two.
The two however are part of the wing opposition, but that does not allow the alliance to wrest the leadership of the Jubilee Party Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto.

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NEWS

Italian Ambassador will be in Malindi tomorrow

Mauro Massoni guest of honor at the National Museum

20-02-2017 by redazione

The event organized by the Italian Institute of Culture in Malindi tomorrow night will have as guest of honor the Ambassador of Italy in Nairobi Mauro Massoni.
The National Museum of the town, behind Uhuru Garden, will be inaugurated the exhibition "Immersions" that compares the Kenyan marine archeology with that of Sicily. The exhibition, at low levels of the museum, will be inaugurated with a very special event: a concert violinist Francesco D'Orazio (one of the favorite pupils of the composer Luciano Berio) starting at 18.

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NEWS

19-02-2017 by redazione

WILDLIFE

Hot weather, no census of wildlife in Tsavo

Will cow herds be put in the number?

18-02-2017 by redazione

These days the Kenya Wildlife Service, as they announced, was to make a census of the animals present in the Tsavo National Park. Counts really important, because the exceptional and tragic drought this year is unfortunately endangering the lives of many species in the savanna. As stated by KWS spokesman Paul Gathitu the national newspaper The Star, the air census has been postponed due to the high temperatures and strong winds which move earth and dust throughout the wildlife conservation area.
Difficulty confirmed by one of the pilots who were to monitor everything.

SAFARI

Not only savannah, the trips of Kenya Safari Explorer

With Alberto e Jean Pierre in the magical unknown places of Kenya

16-02-2017 by redazione

In Kenya there are those who like to go beyond the traditional safari and has the passion, enthusiasm and expertise to offer surprising variations on the theme and unusual destinations all living.
The creative and professional guides of Kenya Safari Explorer are always looking for exciting new routes that not only understand the animals and their habitat, the immense natural theater of the savannah and the great national parks.

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EVENTI

Malindi dances today to say no to violence against women

The flash mob One Billion Rising in Uhuru Garden at 4pm

14-02-2017 by redazione

It's a group of Italian women, headed by Rita Valentini, to organize in Malindi each year the "Flash Mob" against violence against women, which takes place simultaneously in the streets around the world.
It is a choreography to the tune of a song, "Break the chain" (Breaking the chains).
The Malindian choreography this year will be staged in Uhuru Garden, the square of the change, to 16.30.

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APPOINTMENTS

Valentine's Day, romantic dinners in Malindi and Watamu

Music, candles, aphrodisiac food to celebrate love

13-02-2017 by redazione

An evening of Valentine's Day under the stars, with a nearly full moon and all the romance that the coast of Kenya is able to bring forth, in the heat of high summer on the coast of the Indian Ocean.
In Malindi and Watamu are many special proposals for the feast of love, extended to those who may be simply passionate of Africa.
We see the top of the two tourist towns that these days are still home to many vacationers.

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EVENTS

Guitars, songwriting and irony at People

Monday with Freddie Sbringo and Andrea Parodi from 8.30pm

11-02-2017 by redazione

An evening of friendship and the pleasure of being together in the atmosphere of "trattoria" of the People Bar & Restaurant.
Monday evening, February 13, Freddie and Sbringo acoustically meet his friend singer Andrea Parodi, a friend of many Americans and Italian songwriter, on vacation in Kenya. Parodi will propose a journey through the song writing (De Gregori, De André) and his songs, taken from the album "The Fecchio pools" and "Soldiers". And together then they propose beloved songs of authors from both, as the Calabrian singer-songwriter Rino Gaetano.
During the evening you can take part, playing the part of the choir, eating a pizza and other specialties of the house, always in the right spirit, which is to join together as friends in a cheerful tavern.
For information and reservations, Tel. 0720747180
 

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CLIMATE

How drought change the habits in Kilifi County

Plots, herds, sickness: this year's problems

10-02-2017 by redazione

Kenya is plagued by drought.
While the Nairobi Central Government is thinking of asking the natural disasters in the United Nations, to have extraordinary and unprecedented deal with an emergency appropriations, in the hinterland of the coast came the first signs of climate change that is putting a strain on already try conditions of the neediest population.
 

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PERSONAGGI

Luigi Corticelli, the guardian angel of many Kenya coast holiday makers

For years helping travelers at Mombasa airport, miss his professional job

08-02-2017 by redazione

The recent disruption of Istanbul, due to the snow in large international airport, the crossroads of thousands of destinations, reported the news, especially in Kenya, the importance of the figure of airport assistants, and representatives caposcalo charter airline or line, which they take care of the situation and the mental and physical imbalance of the passengers.
 

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NEWS

Malindi Airport ready for Boeing 737

06-02-2017 by redazione

Work on the Malindi International Airport adjustment continues (almost) according to the schedule. In recent days, it was approved the so-called finishing "apron" (strange name for an airport expansion, we could translate it as "bathrobe") which will be used for the maneuvers of the Boeing 747 that will land in Malindi. 

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ENVIRONMENT

Monkeys are back in Malindi and Watamu

Colobus and baboons go near the sea because of deforestation

06-02-2017 by redazione

Not always the bad news they bring as many, sometimes it rains in the dry and not wet. The inevitable progress that is also coming in the coastal tourist towns of Malindi and Watamu, with its problems of deforestation to build new homes and sheds, and climate change that makes the most arid land at certain times of the year on the coast, are causing some animal species seek new habitats to better move around and find food and situations favorable to their life and reproduction.

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MAL D'AFRIQUE

Kenya: when you are the different one

The article of a student on the lyceum newspaper

03-02-2017 by Christian Iacobone

Approximately 3 hours from 'airport of Mombasa car, near Malindi (alas city famous above all for the luxurious resort of Briatore), there is the town of Watamu; there he lives "pole pole" or "plan" plan, there are no timetables to be respected, no runs, everything flows easily and you learn to live with boredom.

APPOINTMENTS

General Annual Meeting of AIKC

02-02-2017 by redazione

NEWS

2 thousand euro from Malindi to earthquake in Italy

Raising Funds from an evening at Olimpia Club sent by bank

01-02-2017 by redazione

A small but significant help from the Italians in Malindi for the earthquake victims in central Italy.
As had been promised, were sent to the Italian Civil Protection the funds raised during the evening "Malindi for amateur" last September... 

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LUOGHI

Sunbeds on the beach in Mayungu at Malaika Beach Villas

Relax and beauty in the blue paradise just outside Malindi

31-01-2017 by redazione

Malaika Beach Villas, sunbeds and equipped beach into a new place to discover in the wild paradise of Mayungu and in front of his great sea.
Mayungu for many years was considered a fishing village between Malindi and Watamu with a fabulous coastline but almost impossible to achieve because of the impassable roads and vegetation.
 

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NEWS

From repeaters new tourism incoming for Malindi

In january increase of presence around fifty per cent

30-01-2017 by redazione

Who comes for the first time in the Kenyan coast, comes back there quite often.
Maybe you can skip a year for financial hardship or the state of health of a relative, maybe temporarily can choose another destination to visit or try to "overwinter" in another warm corner of the planet, but sooner or later the lure of ' Africa and the reception of Malindi and surroundings will capture him.
 

PLACES

Musical evenings at Olimpia Club with deejay Dulla

In the Malindi restaurant dancing and karaoke

30-01-2017 by redazione

Not always, fortunately, as happens in "The music is over", the song written by Umberto Bindi and Ornella Vanoni Franco Califano that led to the success:
In Malindi music it never ends, even if some friend goes away.
 

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EVENTS

Live music and dance this evening at Driftwood Club Malindi

Rock from Sixties and Seventies with Sir Dangerous Dave

27-01-2017 by redazione

A different night from the usual that the Malindi Driftwood Club use to propose at Friday.
This evening, to accompany the fantastic grilled meat and fish with a buffet of salads and side dishes by the pool, there will be not the expert hand of deejay Dulla, but the guitarist, singer and deejay English "Sir Dangerous" Dave.
Avid rock Sixties and Seventies, Dave has in his repertoire songs by David Bowie, Rolling Stones, T Rex and so going over the epic of the brit-rock of the golden years. All in an evening that begins with dinner starting at 19.30. After the live music, of course, dancing with a disco theme, with free admission with drink minimum.
For information and reservations, 07217724489 or 0734747133

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EVENTI

Holland theater music at PGA Malindi

Saturday at 5pm a couple voice-guitar accompained by the Maestro Palmitessa

26-01-2017 by redazione

Entitled "Dutch music from the theater", the musical-theatrical afternoon this Saturday inaugurating the events of the Pro Guitar Academy of Malindi.
The school wanted by guitar music master Paolo Maria Palmitessa continues with good results its programming for students and private lessons, but at the same time has adapted its study to a small auditorium where host some "goodies" music, Saturday, January 28 at 5pm.

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NEWS

2017 special year for Space Center of Malindi

Italian Ambassador in Ngomeni for new projects

26-01-2017 by redazione

The recent renewal of the cooperation between Italy and Kenya to the Space Center "Luigi Broglio" of Ngomeni, north of Malindi, will bring new projects in this 2017, particularly important year as it marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first launch of a satellite from Kenya.
 

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PLACES

Thursday eve buffet at People Malindi

Pork and crocodile, many other specialities at ridicolous price

26-01-2017 by redazione

After the success of the first Thursday, the grand weekly buffet of People Bar & Restaurant in Malindi on Lamu Road before Galana Center continues its parade of dishes and snacks, for a real dinner from 19, just KES . 800 excluding drinks.

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NEWS

Thanks to our portal,Toyota sold in one day

The plea of an italian resident has been listen

25-01-2017 by redazione

It did not take more than a day for us to sell the Toyota Amazon for which a resident Italian had asked for a more than suited figure, but above all for which he had launched a call for help (read here the article published yesterday afternoon).
 

HELP

Toyota Amazon special offer to help an italian resident

Cheapest price to pay hospital care for his wife

24-01-2017 by redazione

Anyone wishing to purchase a beautiful 4wheel drive and in excellent condition, they can do at an incredible price and at the same time will have done a good work against an Italian resident of Malindi.
Toyota Amazon 2008 Turbo Diesel for sale in this space in excellent condition with 100000 km in assets, the bargain price of 2 million shillings (do your own research, hard to find something like it) will help an Italian resident of Malindi pay for treatment for very sick wife. Cures that were necessary after the discovery of an evil cancer. For information (only people really interested, curious and no time wasters), please contact at 0720178982 or write to Freddie info@malindikenya.net

TOURISM

New Conference Room at Kilili Baharini Malindi

The SPA Resort now is perfect even for meeting and business

24-01-2017 by redazione

Malindi is evolving more and more into a town that, in addition to the known seaside attractions, nature and fun, offers opportunities for business and meetings within the business.
But there are still few facilities that can offer corporate hospitality with the logistics that may be of interest to those who have to organize meetings, conventions and more.

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NEWS

Malindi is the capital of self made tourism

You can choose this destination without tour operators

23-01-2017 by redazione

If the Ministry of Tourism of Kenya wants to differentiate the marketing and promotion of Malindi and Watamu, making them autonomous and distinct goals, there is a reason.

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EVENTS

A historic painter of Malindi at Baby Marrow

Local talent weekend in the Art & Food restaurant

21-01-2017 by redazione

The weekend dedicated to art and local talent of Baby Marrow Art & Food Restaurant, this week hosts a historical painter stationed in Malindi.
Spytrack, this is his stage name, is eighty years old but does not look it, a still very firm hand on the canvas in the maneuver the brush and a talent that does not age. Nandi ethnic group, such as the second president of Kenya Daniel arap Moi, he exhibited his works in the back room of a shop in the old town of Malindi (behind the Sarto Modern, for instance) and lived an era and the events in Kenya that they have led to independence from colonialism.

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NEWS

President Uhuru Kenyatta back in Malindi

Next week will be at the airport to see the work in progress

20-01-2017 by redazione

The President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta back to the coast for a tour that will also include Malindi.
Next week Kenyatta also plans an international meeting at the airport, to see for myself the progress of work on the expansion of the airport and the acquisition of land for the adaptation of the runway.

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NEWS

New airplane from Jambojet for Malindi and Diani

78 seats Bombardier to avoid service disruptions

19-01-2017 by redazione

Jambojet, the low cost airline Kenya Airways, has leased a new aircraft, a Bombardier by 78 places, to serve as necessary by the Nairobi and Malindi airports Ukunda (Diani) without disruptions as occurred during the holiday season (read the article by Malindikenya.net on the accommodation protests).
 

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PLACES

Kathrine back for the thursdays of Baby Marrow

The kenian singer will be accompained by Maestro Sbringo

19-01-2017 by redazione

Appointment with the good music and the artistic encounter between Italy and Kenya.
This evening, after a parade of local vocalists and musicians, accompanied by keyboardist and arranger Marco "Sbringo" Bigi, returns the first guest of the Thursday event, which had proved so successful at the first appearance.
It is Kathrine, singer with a velvety voice and intriguing. An evening to enjoy good music, with international standards of pop and soft jazz, but also an opportunity to listen to local talent, put in the right condition to give the best of himself. The appointment is for the dinner hour, for information and reservations, Tel. 0700766704

PLACES

Thursday in Malindi is for gnocchi at Olimpia Club

Music with the vocalist Strano and many pasta's specialities

19-01-2017 by redazione

There are some events in Malindi that become classics.
Just a pleasant and cozy atmosphere, which makes you feel at home in Italy, but the warmth and a few dozen meters from the Indian Ocean, just a chef with a passion that prepares the dumplings to the kiss with every type of sauce, a landlord very resourceful and always ready prosecco and "last but not least" a vocalist Noantri able to move with serenades and love songs and unleash those present in the digestive and fun dances.

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NEWS

Govt acquisition of 22 hectars of land for Malindi airstrip

More private land to expand the international airport

18-01-2017 by redazione

A new land acquisition by the Ministry of Transport, the purchase of other 22.4 hectares of land to ensure the expansion of the airport in Malindi International.
 

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NEWS

Fatuma Prezioso died in Mombasa

The widow of the late italian resident asked help through our site

18-01-2017 by redazione

Fatuma Freedom Precious does not have it done.
She passed away last night in Mombasa, where she had gone for the umpteenth checkup.
 

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PLACES

The return of Sbringo at Olimpia Club Malindi

Piano and songwriting with many surprises

17-01-2017 by redazione

Malindi Club Olimpia now the music is at home, and combines well with oysters, shellfish and other specialties not only of the sea.
In addition to the passage of Antonello Venditti, who gave remnants of his vocal style, although they can not perform for contractual reasons, we thought Gino Paoli and Franco Fasano to move those present at the dinner.
But the surprises may not be over ...

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NEWS

Even Venditti caught by Mal d'Afrique in Malindi

Antonello: "Beautiful place, next year i'll stay one month"

17-01-2017 by redazione

The spark was the longstanding friendship with Pasquale Pes, owner Olimpia Club of Malindi and the White Star Kilifi with the beautiful houseboat.
Last year the great Roman singer Antonello Venditti was persuaded by him to take a holiday in Malindi, but was housed in Mambrui and every evening the trip weighed a bit '. 

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EVENTS

Quality safaris at incredible prices

Malindikenya.net and Osteria Swara Camp to promote savannah

16-01-2017 by redazione

A promotion of three months to live all the excitement of the savannah, from Malindi, Watamu and Mambrui.
The idea of ​​Malindikenya.net which is part of our initiatives to boost tourism, has found the happy Osteria Swara Camp partnership, which for three months starting today will offer to readers of our portal and those who will book via email reported below, two days in the bush at an incredible price, with all the trappings of the quality and with the opportunity to experience the safari at best to be able to tell a unique experience, which is Kenya's only one country in the world.
The safari of two days and one night provides for the transfer by Land Cruiser to Swara Camp, just outside the national park of Tsavo East, a field of the most beautiful in the area, with pool and all the amenities, and the surplus of gastronomy by Osteria Group, in full board.

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SOLIDARITY

The Azzurri shirts as a gift for Malindi boys

From "Vecchie Glorie Milano" a nice present to a local team

15-01-2017 by redazione

T-shirts of the Italian national team as a gift for an amateur team of Malindi, to participate in a beach football tournament.
The original uniforms of the European teams are always a coveted this for the local children, and the Milan team of "Old Glory", 

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PLACES

Saturday night with music at Olimpia Club Malindi

With Salvatore Strano and some other guests

14-01-2017 by redazione

On Saturday night at the Olympia Club in Malindi Casuarina reserves some special surprises, and so much fun. I'm not just dinner and the arrival of fresh oysters from Kilifi the stars of the evening.

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EVENTS

Musical aperitifs this evening at Osteria Malindi

From 6.30 pm small buffet and live music, even at dinner time

14-01-2017 by redazione

The high season for Malindi brings music, meetings and good drinking together.
From now begin the musical events of the Osteria "land" starting from aperitif.
 

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LATEST NEWS

Tourists stopped by Turkish Airlines, today moving

First flight to and from Mombasa, but still snow in Istanbul

10-01-2017 by redazione

After four days of additional holidays Whitesands Mombasa and other urban hotels, the troop of about 200 Italians who had to postpone his return to Italy via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines, due to emergency snow in the Turkish capital, will begin to embark. So shall it be also for still countrymen in Nairobi, after the safari in the Maasai Mara, Samburu and other reserves of the Rift Valley.
Not everyone could afford to wait, some have purchased a ticket Ethiopian and managed, via Addis Ababa to return yesterday in Italy. The fear is that, after the departure from Mombasa, you may also remain stuck at Istanbul airport.

NEWS

First chilometers of tarmac on Tsavo Road

12 km from Ganda to Kakuyuni will be ready soon

10-01-2017 by redazione

Progress for the tarmac of the road that leads to the entrance hall from Malindi Gate of Tsavo East National Park.
After the stretch from Malindi to the village of Ganda they have been leveled and are now in very good condition...

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NEWS

Snow in Istanbul, people stranded in Mombasa

Turkish flights cancelled, tourist in beach hotels

08-01-2017 by redazione

The snow which has attacked these days Istanbul has made it difficult to return to dozens of compatriots who were to finish their holiday in Malindi and Watamu these days. 

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NEWS

Furniture of Coconut Village Malindi on sell

Chairs, beds, tables and cupboards available

08-01-2017 by redazione

Coconut Village, a name that is history for the tourism in Malindi, the Italian Malindi that since the late eighties created the magical destination that still attracts thousands of tourists.
 

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EVENTS

Makonde art this evening at Baby Marrow Restaurant

Wood carver Tangawizi exhibition and workshop during dinner

07-01-2017 by redazione

The Art & Food Baby Marrow Malindi opens a window on the Makonde people and its art of carving wood.
The Mozambican people of Makonde is now famous around the world for his sculptures, but has a troubled history and also related to Kenya.
Originating in a mountainous area on the border between Mozambique and Tanzania, the Makonde emigrated after being among the most combative in opposing tribes to Portuguese colonialism. Some of them arrived in Kenya from Tanzania and were allies of Kenyan independence from the British.

NEWS

Reopening of the schools in all Kenya

Many fees for the children of Kenya Coast paid by foreigners

05-01-2017 by redazione

Re-opening of primary and secondary schools across Kenya.
As is known, here the school year begins in correspondence with the calendar and is structured with approximately one month every three study holidays.
 

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NEWS

Half people back, but still tourism ok in Kenya coast

From Malindi to Watamu are expected new visitors

04-01-2017 by redazione

It was only a half back home, the one of yesterday from the holiday on the Kenyan coast.
A good portion of tourists, especially local ones, have returned to Nairobi and other towns in the north of the country, for the resumption of work activities (in Kenya is also arouses January 2) and for the reopening of schools.
 

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NEWS

First italian V.I.P. of the year in Malindi and Watamu

Singer Antonello Venditti and comedian Dado coming

02-01-2017 by redazione

2017 in Malindi and Watamu begins in the sign of the characters who choose Kenya to rest and take sun and sea.
Some people have decided to spend the holidays (or had the classic definite undertaking of the concert or the high-paying show's Eve ...) and there are politicians who are granted a few days before returning to the tourbillon tormented parliamentary term .
 

PLACES

Two deejays for the monday beach party at Osteria

One of the most famous Nairobi dj's will face "our" great Dulla

01-01-2017 by redazione

Evening with music, Monday, January 2 Osteria Beach House Malindi.
At the beach party with the usual timeless deejay Dulla, the desk will be in two, doubling the quality of the playlist with the presence of Dj Kent, one of the most popular DJs in Nairobi, the Radisson Blu Hotel permanent presence.
As always, the Osteria evening can already start to dinner, and continues with free admission to the disco, and the pizza place that stays open all night, until there is music.
For information and to book a table, Tel. 0711480046

NEWS

New Years Eve says Kenya is a safe place

Dinner and parties without problems in Kilifi County

01-01-2017 by redazione

2016 ended as one of the most peaceful years and secure for Kenya and the coast has confirmed this trend.
 

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NEWS

Drone in Kenya: the rules of KCAA

It's prohibited everywhere, without an authorization

31-12-2016 by redazione

After the last incident that involved a tourist arrested in Tsavo East National Park without permission for using a remote-controlled drone to catch a pair of lions (clearly disturbed by the object plane)...

NEWS

Malindi, Watamu and Mambrui in the full days

Here's the hottest week of the year for tourism

30-12-2016 by redazione

The regret is that this year the tourists could have been many more, if only the airlines we had believed more.
Not only those of the so-called "domestic tourism", who left home at least 400 people since Christmas to date, due to lack of seats on direct flights to Malindi, but for those of charter flights and direct line to Mombasa, which since 26 were full without even making other stops, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar to be.
They are year-end holidays in the name of Kenya, which in Maasai Mara does mark a "sold out" to the world of Oscar safari, which in Nyali and Bamburi sees the massive return of Germans and celebrating Watamu as newfound destination for the tourism to the resort for the young to sports and entertainment.

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BUSINESS

Third refund for Imperial Bank Kenya clients

NIC Bank will give 10 per cent of the credits

28-12-2016 by redazione

Good news for those who still have money stuck at Imperial Bank.
The Central Bank of Kenya has issued a statement in which it announced a third reimbursement for account holders linked to the bank Imperial Kenya more than a year ago closed its doors, into administration for illegal activities of former management, denounced by the shareholders of the bank .
 

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EVENTS

Choose your New Year's day eve from Mambrui to Watamu

Parties, buffet, disco in Malindi and nearby

27-12-2016 by redazione

Greet the new year, store 2016 in the heat, under a starry sky and in the middle of the Nature of the Kenyan coast, that's where!
There is plenty of choice for those who want to spend the night and wait for the New Year's Eve Kenyan and Italian (at 2 am) in the company in one of the local Malindi, Watamu and Mambrui.
Among restaurants and resorts that also open to external clients, dinners by the pool or with bare feet on the sand, here is the best proposals for Malindikenya.net

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NEWS

Briatore back in Malindi with is VIP friends

Kenya trendy again, other celebs coming

26-12-2016 by redazione

Flavio Briatore is back in Malindi, in the oasis of his Billionaire and with him there is not only the family, but have returned friends, the children of friends and some other character to the discovery of a Kenya returned to be considered safe and charming .
On Christmas Day the Piedmontese entrepreneur was on the Marine Park beach to play football with his son Nathan Falco.
 

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PLACES

An italian professional chef for Sea View Resort

Remo Briziarelli has opened "Il grappolo" restaurant

26-12-2016 by redazione

It took an Italian professional who knows the art of hospitality in Africa, to transform a historic Malindi resort into a meeting place with attention to detail that enhances the pleasure of living, relaxation, international cuisine, Italian specialties like pizza and African dishes.
 

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INITIATIVES

A magazine to promote tourism in Malindi and Watamu

"What's best in Kilifi County" shows beauties of the North Coast

25-12-2016 by redazione

It's called "What's Best in Kilifi County" and is the first edition of a glossy magazine for free distribution showing the sights and the main activities related to tourism in Malindi and Watamu in particular. The magazine is written in English and is intended particularly to the market in Nairobi and the African one, but also to all non-Italian foreign tourists who are interested in North Kenya Coast and discover our beautiful town.
 

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PLACES

Saturday with talent at baby Marrow

Dinner with "rasta" artisan Owino

24-12-2016 by redazione

Saturday evening is alive with the local talent to Baby Marrow Art & Food Restaurant. Under the supervision of Gian Paolo Tomasi, during dinner are presented creatives, artists and local craftsmen who with their imagination and undoubted natural predisposition to create, combined with a manual that Kenya continues to surprise, producing elegant and original objects.
And 'the case of the "rasta" Ozeqs Owino, who has a small shop on the seafront road and manufactures handbags and shoes from recycled items such as cement bags and remnants of fabric, tires and other .
This evening will be exhibiting its wonders and produce some object directly, as in the habit of these "live" evenings of Baby Marrow in the sign of the Kenyan creativity.

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PLACES

Italian Christmas at Olimpia Club Malindi

Music, dances, and Kilifi fresh oysters for free

24-12-2016 by redazione

On Saturday the Olimpia Club of Casuarina Malindi is always a special evening. From Kilifi oysters come the beautiful creek of fresh and tasty, from the sea in front of the local fresh fish dish ready to become one of the many specialties of the house and the rest is done by the local atmosphere, with music, the Italian and international songs Salvatore Strano and Latin American dancing in the evening.
And this will not be an ordinary Saturday, because it is Christmas Eve. So party since the time of dinner and gala menus to fully enjoy the quality of Cleto and Savior kitchen.
Appointment with the Christmas Eve dinner Olimpia Club, for reservations tel. 0727754550

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EVENTS

Magic International Christmas of Kilili Baharini Resort

Dinner on 24th and lunch on 25th in a unique environment

22-12-2016 by redazione

What could be better than enjoying the Christmas holidays in the warm watching the Indian Ocean?
Christmas Kilili Baharini Resort, on the Silversand beach in Malindi, this year is really special, and especially dedicated to welcome the international and multicultural tourism that favors long.
At Kilili, decorated theme, it will begin to celebrate the evening of Saturday 24, with a fantastic dinner and cotinuerà with the classic Christmas Day lunch with suitable menu to satisfy both the Italian customers, which in Kenyan and international.

NEWS

Tourist use drone in Tsavo, arrested by KWS

Using drones in Kenya it's prohibited for security

21-12-2016 by Adriano Ghirardello, Honorary Warden KWS

The "boom" of unmanned drones with which to film scenes from the top and up close, is likely to create problems to the animals in the savanna and to those who use them, given that Kenya is illegal. To use the drones, not even in protected areas, it wants specific permits issued in advance by the competent authorities.
 

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EVENTS

Kola Beach festive season with food and solidarity

Relax, meetings, children day and wine tasting

20-12-2016 by redazione

The festive season of the Kola Beach Mambrui this year is about culinary and solidarity, encouraging the meeting but also the well-being and relaxation.
With the outline of the elegant atmosphere of the pool and the golden beach, under the sun and the breeze of the day and under the stars at night.
It starts with Wine Tasting and a special menu for Christmas Sunday, for those who want to enjoy the lunch and spend a day of relaxation and good company. The price is Kshs. 3000 (excluding drinks).
December 29 will instead stage the traditional appointment of Kola Beach with solidarity, the children's festival of Mambrui that not only helps the local school but taught the integration and coexistence between religions, Catholic and Islamic which includes the Mambrui pupils. The interfaith ceremony will be held on Thursday 29 at Imam presence of Mambrui and the parish priest of the town.

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NEWS

Italian Embassy change the offices

All the services now will be available in Muthaiga

14-12-2016 by redazione

The Italian Embassy in Kenya changes location and leaves the center of Nairobi. The offices and the doors to the public have abandoned local historians Mama Ngina Street, in the heart of the city, and moved in the functional structure of the residential and commercial Muthaiga, in United Nation Crescent, not far from the headquarters of Kenyan UN .
Together with the Embassy and Consular Office, also the Italian Institute of Culture has moved its headquarters to the new location, leaving the offices and the hall of Westlands.

ANNIVERSARY

Today in Kenya is the day of the Republic

Jamhury day reminds at 12 december 1964

12-12-2016 by redazione

Today is a national holiday in Kenya. It is the celebration of the "Jamhuri Day". It's the day of the Republic, which is the date in which officially entered into force before the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya, 12 December 1964.
Jamhuri is the Swahili word which means "Republic" and the following year 12 December is considered national holiday. The African country had achieved full independence from Britain a year and a half earlier, on June 1, 1963. Jamhuri Day is considered as the most important of Kenya feast day, all over the country are celebrated festivals that highlight national unity while the peculiarities of the different tribes and the cultural heritage of the country.

NEWS

Kenyan driving licence, the online registration was a lie

NTSA denied the sending of any messages

10-12-2016 by redazione

The National Transport Security Authority of Kenya (NTSA) denied in an official note appeared on the National Standard newspaper, that he had sent messages that felt owners of Kenyan licenses to record them completely online by December 31, worth the remaking of the driving tests.
 

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NEWS

Malindi Airport, Gov ask to remove people from Kwachocha

PS of Transports: "Here's money, NLC must act immediately"

10-12-2016 by redazione

Something serious seems to move in slow but inexorable journey toward hope the new international airport in Malindi and the lengthening of the runway to accommodate flights from abroad. Yesterday,
 

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PLACES

Cocktail tasting on the beach at Papa Remo

Spices and finger food on the Watamu beach

09-12-2016 by redazione

Put a professional bartender, the most exclusive oasis of Watamu, two glasses on a table overlooking the ocean bay with breathtaking colors.
If it's also going to get the sunset after a day of sea, sun and fun, the cocktail is served ... in the true sense of the word.

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SAFARI

Swara Osteria Camp, when safari is friendly

Savannah with comfort, nice food and swimming pool

09-12-2016 by redazione

The Safari for the tourist of Malindi and Watamu from this year is definitely more "friendly", as a sign of professionalism and the pleasure of living an experience that deserves to enjoy the best services at affordable rates.
 

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APPUNTAMENTI

Function and harambee for Malindi dioceses

Sunday at 5 pm in S.Anthony Cathedral

08-12-2016 by redazione

An exchange of Christmas greetings with the parish priests of Malindi, Watamu and Mida, the Holy Mass together and then some refreshments in the presence of the Italian Honorary Consul. A traditional pre-Christmas event for the Catholic community of the Kenyan coast and also an opportunity for the Diocese of Malindi to collect offerings through what is called in Swahili "Harambee", that means "the collection".

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NEWS

Malindi will have soon all the octic fibers

Three Km of wires in town for speedy internet

08-12-2016 by redazione

After Kilifi and Watamu, optical fiber are coming also in Malindi, where they are placing cables for super-fast internet connection for every supplier.
Yesterday morning the workers of "Faiba" companies were at work, digging away from the office of Orange, opposite the Malindi Police Station.

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NEWS

Driving licence to register online before new year

How to register and avoid remaking of the licence

07-12-2016 by redazione

By 31 December all Kenyan citizens and residents, and even foreign vacationers who have a driver's license Kenyan must register online on the website eCitizen. Otherwise the driving license will no longer be considered valid and will need to make a new driving test for regains its validity.
For those who have not yet registered, you must possess a valid Kenyan identification card (Alien Card, for residents or foreign residents).
Expired cards will not be accepted, and this is a problem already encountered in many residents.

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NEWS

Osteria Group is the new owner of Buffalo Camp

They won the tender for the Marco Vancini lodge

06-12-2016 by redazione

From today, the Buffalo Camp, lodge just outside of Tsavo East National Park, has a new owner.
The Osteria Group Maurizio Corti won the tender auction which granted the concession of the Government to manage and organize the safari camp. The Buffalo Camp is located on the banks of the Galana River, in a great location to watch the animals that drink, and has twenty brick cottage that distinguishes it from most of the tented camps in the area.

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NEWS

Risk of collapse, County wants Oasis to evacuate

Protests of resident of the Malindi Silversand building

01-12-2016 by redazione

An order of the County of Kilifi Government has established that the Oasis residential complex of Malindi, in the Silversand area, would be a dangerous place for those who live and work there, because at risk collapse.

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PLACES

The high season of Papa Remo Beach

The events of the Watamu exclusive beach bar & restaurant

30-11-2016 by redazione

Get in on the Paparemo season Watamu Beach.
The stunning place among the Indian Ocean in the bay of the seven islands (also known as Bay of love) goes to the days on the beach with sun beds on the beach, the elegant restaurant and the chiringuito bar, even the happy hour at sunset and two special evenings.

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NEWS

Famine emergency, it's time to help coast people

Many solidarity initiatives in the inland of Malindi and Kilifi

28-11-2016 by redazione

The situation starts to get serious. The drought and the decline of tourism on the Kenyan coast have created a terrible mix of poor harvests and lost earnings that has devastated entire families of inland villages.
 

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WEATHER

And finally rain has fallen down in Malindi

Local people happy, good for fields and plants

27-11-2016 by redazione

Never rain in Malindi and Watamu was more blessed. The grueling wait of small precipitation in November on the north coast of Kenya seems to be finally over. Or at least this morning there is a small break from the heat and drought that affected in recent months the coastline of Kilifi County.

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BUSINESS

A Mauritius Holding ready to buy Fidelity Bank

CBK announce the offer by SBN

25-11-2016 by redazione

A financial group with headquarters in the island of Mauritius and branches in India and other nations in Africa and the East, SBN Holdings, has submitted an offer for the Credit Institute Kenyan Fidelity Bank, which is also home to Malindi at the Oasis Mall ( Nakumatt)

READ HERE THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF KENYA

NEWS

Kenya North Coast in trouble for no water

Bills not paid, back to the same old problems

24-11-2016 by redazione

North coast of Kenya, from Magarini in Kilifi back in anguish for closing water taps by the Coast Water Service Board, which administers the central Baricho water from which almost all of the water supply to the County of Kilifi. No water for three days and hotel reservations and private homes are over, partly because of the great heat of these days. A situation that adds to the hinterland severe drought plaguing the coast in this period, with the almost total absence of so-called "short rains".

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TOURISM

Kenya Boom: no more seats on the charter flights

No added flight from the companies up to now

23-11-2016 by NEWS

There's a "Back-To-Kenya" feeling for next Christmas holidays and there will also a "boom" for Italian tourism, as well as that from other European nations. One of the thermometers of the hot parties that await us is the fact that the two companies of Italian charter Neos and Meridiana no longer have a free place, as of December 26 and there is a return available before January 10th.

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NEWS

Malindi Safaricom shop changes

New place at FN Centre, near DTB Bank

21-11-2016 by redazione

The Malindi Safaricom change the headquarters of the main store to the public. Since yesterday the main Kenyan telephone company has moved its shop windows and its doors from the shop (now become too small) in Kenyatta Road (one hundred meters after the Orange, on the same side) to the new headquarters inaugurated yesterday under the columns of the FN Centre, next to the two equity and DTB banks. 

NEWS

A second bridge in Nyali to ease traffic jam

A project to improve road conditions to Malindi

21-11-2016 by redazione

Among the infrastructure projects presented by the Ministry of Transport in Mombasa, to make urban road easier, there is also the construction of a second bridge in Nyali. 

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PLACES

Thursdays at People Malindi are back

KES 800, Grand Buffet (drinks not included)

20-11-2016 by redazione

From this week the thursdays evening of the People Bar & Restaurant in Malindi are back.
In the place of the "camel" in Lamu Road, the legendary Eugenio, on Thursday night he has always been the evening to find themselves in front of a glass, teasing something tasty at a price that more "political" one can not.

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NEWS

Road to Marafa will be tarmac

Roadworks will start before the elections

17-11-2016 by redazione

The internal road from Mambrui to Marafa will soon be paved. Marafa is the large village famous for Hell's Kitchen, canyon that has always been a tourist attraction for its colors and the contrast with the African nature.
 

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TOURISM

Malindi and Watamu Air BnB, Booking.com on sight

T.R.A. will check them and ask for licences

14-11-2016 by redazione

Before the starting of the high season all the accommodations will be probed and tested, the rooms and small structures sold on Air BnB on Booking.com and on other online platforms, to ensure acceptable performance with national laws on hotelkeeping, licenses and other. 

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TOURISM

Balala in Malindi: We can't wait the airport to recover

CS of Tourism ready to enhance tourism on the coast

11-11-2016 by Freddie del Curatolo

"We have to wait another four years to make the international airport working, with direct flights. We can not let tourism from Kilifi to Mambrui die while waiting. We will do our part, the county government has to do the same and the tourism industry must be united and make proposals ".
 

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TOURISM

Balala wants the new road from Malindi to Watamu

"I'm looking for funds, but i'll tarmac the coastal link"

10-11-2016 by redazione

Among the projects that the Ministry of Tourism plans to launch the appeal and to improve the services of the Kenyan north coast, there is also a paved road that would unite Malindi to Watamu, via the Marine Park and Mayungu.
 

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TOURISM

Tourism CS Balala will meet stakeholders in Malindi

Open meeting today at 5 pm at Ocean Beach Resort

10-11-2016 by redazione

The Honorable Najib Balala, Minister of Tourism of Kenya, will be in Malindi today, Friday, November 11, to meet with local and foreign businessmen and discuss the revival of the sector in Kilifi County.
The meeting will take place at 17 in the Conference Room at Ocean Beach Resort.
Balala will be accompanied by Chief Cabinet Widad Sherman, Roger Jones from the manager who was in charge of transforming the image of tourism in Kenya, and other advisors of the ministry.

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NEWS

From next year tolls for Kenya highways

Motorists will pay, one of the projects is Bagamoyo-Malindi

09-11-2016 by redazione

The one of the Permanent Secretary of Transport of Kenya is much more than a proposal. From next year the highways of Kenya that will be realized or to place remittances, will be paid. 

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NEWS

Kenya Court rejects Imperial Bank liquidation

Judge does not accept CBK's motivations

07-11-2016 by redazione

The long story of Imperial Bank Kenya seems still far from complete. The Credit Institute in receivership for more than a year, has not yet lost hope of being able to re-open its doors or otherwise fall within Financial around blending with other realities of the country.
 

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EVENTS

Conference in Nairobi for the italian referendum

Even the italian MP Airola saturday 12 in Muthaiga

07-11-2016 by redazione

Conference in Nairobi on Constitutional Referendum organized in collaboration with No Gags for Journalism Studies Center.
They will participate in the constitutional Lorenzo Spadaccini, a professor at the University of Brescia, the economics professor Giovanni La Torre and Senator of the Five Star Movement Alberto Airola.

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EDUCATION

Kenya school examinations start today

Thousands of pupils trying to reach the upgrade

07-11-2016 by redazione

Today in Kenya school exams start for two hundred thousand children, including pupils of the primary school trying to complete the first cycle of studies, the mandatory then hope, if there will be the resources, to go to secondary school. Secondary School this year which will see thousands of kids dream of a degree that can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of the families who in most cases have made many sacrifices to make them study.

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NEWS

KWS reduces park entrance fees in Kenya

16 per cent less, 52 dollars for tourists in Tsavo

03-11-2016 by redazione

Good news for safari lovers in Kenya and especially for those who organize them, agencies and tour operators.
The Kenya Wildlife Service from November 1 reduced entry ticket in Kenya's national parks and reserves. 

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Presidents: ready for highway Bagamoyo Malindi

The road will unite swahili coast from Tanzania to Kenya

02-11-2016 by redazione

The launch Bagamoyo-Malindi highway is not far. The presidents of Kenya and Tanzania, Uhuru Kenyatta and John Magufuli, as part of the resumption of relations between the two neighboring countries, relaunched the project aside in 2014 to join the Swahili coast 

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ECONOMY

Even Ecobank will close Malindi branch

Next April, with eight more offices in Kenya

01-11-2016 by redazione

The Ecobank will close at the end of the season the offices in Malindi and other eight branches in Kenya, which make up a third of the "branch" Kenyans.
 

WEATHER

Kenyan Coast: big heat before the short rains

Temperature rising and Tanga Mbili is coming

31-10-2016 by redazione

Temperature rising and big heat on the coast of Kenya in recent days. The damp wind of the monsoon season, the Kuzi, is running out of its thrust and gives way to "wind in the middle", what the fishermen call Swahili Tanga Mbili. In a month or so, finally it will come the Kaskazi, the wind of the dry season, the equatorial summer. According to meteorologists, there will be rain in the interior and in the savannah but it is unknown whether the sea will come in the first weeks of November, or towards the end of the month.

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FLIGHTS

25 Nairobi-Malindi flights a week for Christmas

30-10-2016 by redazione

25 weekly flights from next December 20th from Nairobi to Malindi and return coinciding with the Christmas holidays and year-end.
Program that will probably last for three weeks. 

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PROMOTION

Watamu shows its beauty in Nairobi

Jacaranda promote our tourism at Sarit Centre

29-10-2016 by redazione

The white beaches of the Jacaranda Bay, between Watamu and Mayungu right in front of the sandy paradise, ocean and coral reef that for years now is known as "Sardegna 2", have made a fine display for three days in Nairobi.
 

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ENVIRONMENT

On Silversand Beach to save Nairobi National Park

Saturday at 12.30pm at Driftwood to sail and protest

28-10-2016 by redazione

Everybody in Silversand Beach Malindi to save Nairobi National Park.
On Saturday 29 October 2016, four different locations along the coast of Kenya will be holding simultaneous events to showcase national unity by supporting the efforts in Nairobi to object to the government’s decision to route phase-2 of the SGR project through the middle of the Nairobi National Park

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NEWS

Polluting tuktuks away from kenyan coast

Time for new companies like Uber and electric taxi

28-10-2016 by redazione

In the next future the petrol old-fashioned Tuk Tuk will probably disappear from Malindi and the Kenyan coast. Initiatives, the market shift and regulations from various quarters in the Kenyan society lead in this direction.
 

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FLIGHTS

From the new year Qatar flights direct to Mombasa

Connections provided even to Italy and Europe

25-10-2016 by redazione

Agreement reached between the airport authorities in Mombasa and Qatar Airways. Good news for those who plan to come to the coast of Kenya flying with airlines, booking places also confident months before and finding the right offer. 

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NEWS

Mapango Watamu in fire, tourists and staff saved

Probably a short circuit, big damage to the restaurant

23-10-2016 by redazione

A big fire broke out this morning reduced to ashes good part of the structures of Mapango bar restaurant Watamu, of the Department of Lily Palm Resort, who was unhurt. 

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AIRPORT

Norwegian supervisor for Malindi International

Jonny Andersen new managing director of KAA

22-10-2016 by redazione

Malindi International Airport: a Scandinavian manager will be responsible for enforcing the execution time of the project.
Norwegian Jonny Andersen was appointed director general of the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA), three months after the dismissal of former Lucy Mbugua managers who, among other things, was responsible for important decision-making delays in the continuation of the malindian direct jobs.

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ITALIANS

Between "yes" and "no" it's positive "Malinditaly"

Lenzi and Tiritò: "

21-10-2016 by redazione

Maybe it's because of living abroad, or by spending most of the year, unless you fall into the trap of partisanship at all costs.
Maybe it's because in Malindi and Watamu Italians feel all the same and if they fight, they do it for other things and certainly not for Renzi and Grillo.
 

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NEWS

Hunger back in the inland of Kilifi County

In Magarini district lots of villages without food

20-10-2016 by redazione

Hunger is back in Magarini district, Mambrui hinterland.
There are many fields owned by local communities in the villages that are out of grain stocks and there is no money to buy the packaged.
Corn flour, you know, is the staple food of the Giriama families livelihood of the Kenyan coast. They act at the same time as bread and pottage, often accompanied only by essential gravies, composed of tomato sauce and herbs.

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INFRASTRUCTURES

Govt to tarmac roads for 4000 km in Kilifi County

Kenya Transports CS Macharia visited Tsavo Road

19-10-2016 by redazione

"We'll tarmac 4,000 kilometers of roads in the County of Kilifi in the next four years."
The statement came last weekend by the Minister of Transport Kenyan James Macharia, during his visit to Malindi to control the progress of work on the Malindi-Sala Gate Road

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NEWS

Here's the new portal of Malindi and Kilifi County

After eight years, restyling and english language

18-10-2016 by Freddie del Curatolo

The portal has been redesigned to be more functional for its readers, who after eight years are always many, daily.
From today Malindikenya.net has a simpler graphics, it's plain and in step with the times.
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Director Montesanto, enthusiastic words on Malindi

"It's a soul-place with a magic light and breath of freedom"

17-10-2016 by Freddie del Curatolo

The malindian exploration of Giampaolo Montesanto director had his moment with the public screening of the documentary "Italians in Eritrea" and the presentation of the project "Italian in Kenya" by the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi and funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the Week of the Italian Language.
Saturday night in the courtyard of the National Museum of Malindi a good number of Italians (but also some English and Kenyan) considering the low season, have seen an interesting overview of a century of the history of our countrymen between Massawa and Asmara.

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INITIATIVES

IIC Nairobi director bets on Malindi

Chiesa: "More events here where italians are many"

17-10-2016 by redazione

"The one of Saturday night was the first of many new cultural initiatives that we intend to organize in Malindi.
The presence of a large community of Italian drives us to want to bring events that promote our language, talent and Italian creativity is to engage our fellow citizens, is to present to Kenyans and other ethnicities and cultures in Kenya ".

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PROMOTION

The closing of Magical Kenya Travel Show in Nairobi

15-10-2016 by redazione

Kilili Baharini Resort was the standard-bearer for Malindi at this year's Magical Kenya Travel Expo in Nairobi.
The leading trade fair to promote local tourism, which was attended by numerous activities including hotel and lodge national, had its "malindian corner" 

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12-10-2016 by redazione

Appointments

Malindi National Museum, saturday 15 h.6pm

Meet the director of the forthcoming movie "Italians in Kenya"

11-10-2016 by redazione

The appointment is not to be missed, for Italians who are in Malindi and surroundings in this period.
Saturday, October 15 at 18 at the National Museum of Malindi (former DC office, behind the square of change, Uhuru Garden) the director of the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi Francesca Church will be present at a public meeting with the director Giampaolo Montesanto

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BUSINESS

€ 30 M investments in Kilifi County

Kingi: "In 10 years a € 10 M industrial area in Vipingo"

10-10-2016 by redazione

30 million euro ready from domestic and foreign investors to launch industrial projects in Kilifi County.
This was announced by Governor Amason Kingi on the sidelines of the conference on the economy Kilifi and investment in the county, which closed yesterday at Pwani University.

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MUSIC

The italian art of guitar for kenyan children

Professor Palmitessa at Malindi Light Academy

07-10-2016 by redazione

Few months after the opening of the first guitar academy in Malindi, the PGA Academy, Master Paul M. Palmitessa, in addition to private lessons daily also imparts to adults, beginners or already familiar, Malindi and surroundings, has entered into an agreement with one of the best school realities of the County, the Light Academy and began offering his expertise and passion for Kenyan kids and even Europeans who attend the school.
A wonderful initiative that constitutes a happy precedent in education for music here.
"Being able to teach the instrument I play since I was six years - says Palmitessa - it is a pleasure and a privilege at the same time. Young people have the propensity to learn from shortly and there are others who showed he had talent for the six chords".

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TOURISM

Kenya in the depth of the lowest season

This year even local shops close for holiday

06-10-2016 by redazione

This is nothing new and is not from this year that those who live in Malindi, Watamu and Mambrui're noticing as the period from mid-September to late October is by far the one that sees affiacciarsi to the Kenyan coast fewer tourists coming from Western World.
Even less than there are in the rainy season, which is longer and less hospitable climatically (but only apparently) but has several admirers and also sees the marine excursions of those who come to the Great Migration in the savannah or because it is really offers advantageous.

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MALINDI

Portoguese chapel and cemetry in restyiling

European Malindi history starst from here

05-10-2016 by redazione

Among the baobab and the tip of Vasco Da Gama, topped by the huge stone monument erected in honor of the Lusitanian navigator, he survives the story of the first European Malindi.
A story that these days the Museum of Malindi are cleaning up from the ravages of time and neglect of today's generations.

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TRADE

Kilifi County, new capital of tourism business

World Bank Group bets on Malindi and its interior

05-10-2016 by redazione

A survey of the World Bank Group, an organization of the World Bank's research, published in doingbusiness.org site, the County of Kilifi is reported as one of the most attractive future destinations for the so-called "Business Tourism", ie those places that are not only attractive from the point of view of investments, but also to be considered for the quality of life for those who plan to open a profitable business.

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NEWS

A documentary about italians in Kenya

Director in Malindi from 14th to 16th october

04-10-2016 by redazione

A documentary about Italians in Kenya. And 'the idea, supported by the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi, the Italian director Giampaolo Montesanto.
Montesanto has recently completed and put into service a similar feature, the Italians in Eritrea and is ready to do the same in Kenya.

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ITALY

Referendum, even tourists can vote

Until october, 8th non residents can ask for it

28-09-2016 by redazione

From this year also those who spend most of the year in Kenya but is not a resident member of the Italian Citizens Residing Abroad (AIRE) may vote at the upcoming Constitutional Referendum Italian from his vacation spot, provided that is spending a period of stay more than three months.

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15-09-2016 by Honorary Warden

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ROADS

03-09-2016 by redazione

27-08-2016 by redazione

TRAFFIC

Malindi MP Mtengo ask Govt for KES 200 milions

"A lot of roads to tarmac in the Kilifi County"

24-08-2016 by redazione

"It takes at least 200 million shillings to redo the entire Malindi road network. The Government must put their wallets and arrange the work with the state of the road network authority." This is the appeal of the Parliamentary malindino Willy Mtengo, elected last March to replace his colleague Dan Kazungu, he became Minister of Mineral Resources.

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WILDLIFE

15-07-2016 by redazione

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29-06-2016 by redazione

EVENTS

24-06-2016 by redazione

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STORIES

11-05-2016 by redazione

ART

13-04-2016 by redazione

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MOURN

Bobby Cellini, father of Casino Malindi died

Symbol of 40 years of entertainment in Kenya

28-03-2016 by Freddie del Curatolo

He left just in the historic days in which the Member States are back in "his" Cuba. While Barack Obama, the President of Kenya with blood, was to end the age-old embargo, raising the American tourism, the founder of the Casino Malindi and other gaming halls in Kenya and in Africa, the Italian blood, lost his battle with an evil that has long afflicted and that a recent hip operation in the United States had not defeated.
Robert J. Cellini, better known as Bobby, he's gone to 76 years after an adventurous life, as if it was played on a green table, between the red and black roulette.

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NEWS

New water pipeline in Malindi inland

First step for irrigation projects in Langobaya

16-12-2015 by redazione

New water pipeline in Malindi inland.
The new plumbing came to redo the pipes to transport water from the hinterland of Malindi, in Langobaya area and Baricho, to the coast.
Thanks to the Chinese company funds, the same operating in the Tsavo Road area with hydroelectric and irrigation projects, the new "pipeline" will replace the previous one that dates back to thirty years ago, and pour in anything but good conditions.

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PLACES

An italian houseboat in the Kilifi Creek

White Star is a little jewel with lots of services to try

10-12-2015 by redazione

It's one of the symbols of the holiday dream of many, and the Italian has made in Kilifi Creek, less than an hour from Malindi and Watamu.
The houseboat built by Olimpia Club property, is a jewel of unique elegance of its kind on the Kenyan coast.
Equipped with every comfort, from fresh water to electricity even up to a hot tub with stunning views (which recycles water from the sea), the Water house consists of two bedrooms, one double and one two single beds, two bathrooms with shower, a large lounge complete with kitchen and oven and two more additional beds. In addition there are two jet skis to go around the "creek".

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NEWS

Balala: more security in Watamu and coast

02-12-2015 by redazione

Kenyan Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has called once for more safety in Watamu and tourist areas, nearby the high season. The tragic end of the Italian doctor Rita Fossaceca during a robbery ended in the worst way, has put in all early warning. The police spokesman Owino was said to be taking important steps to ensure the safety of foreigners, while the law enforcement agencies of Kilifi County yesterday have already identified three of the robbery charge, they would have already confessed and mentioned the name of the principal.

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NEWS

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NEWS

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LIBRI

29-09-2014 by redazione

It comes out these days in Italy the new novel by writer and director of Malindikenya.net Freddie del Curatolo.
The news, if you will, is that this time no mention of Kenya and Malindi.
It is in fact a story about Italy of the seventies and eighties, and a surreal affair linked to the history of a football champion, the great and unforgotten Gaetano Scirea, who died 25 years ago in a car accident after an exemplary career.

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CURIOSITY

01-05-2014 by redazione

The man who "has the longest" is more willingly betrayed by his partner.
This emerges from a study conducted in Kenya and published in the American journal Public Labour Of Science.
The polls do not always reflect reality, but from this research field from Kenyatta University in Nairobi on the AIDS virus, and funded by two American universities, has emerged as a funny story.

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EVENTS

23-02-2011 by redazione

A wonderful celebration for Malindi and its people, thousands of people have busy Saturday night the former Sinbad space next to the Casino, but thousands were in the streets and in the open spaces adjacent and flowed throughout the day.
Musical evening before the event, in fact, thousands of people streamed into the arena of the Malindi Music Festival for Children organized by the CISP and the Italian community.

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NEWS

25-12-2009 by redazione

Luckily the Marafiki was a closed hotel, and also for that the fire spread.
But it was also the intervention of Malindi Against Crime group (MAC) and many members of MWTWG (including Kilili Baharini, Mwembe and Casino) to prevent a fire broke out in the late afternoon yesterday Mayungu could also propagate in nearby villages.
The flames have taken hold instead in two neighboring villas, and it was not possible to draw water from the pool of Marafiki, being empty.
You could imagine the worst, seeing the tall columns of smoke and fire rising into the sky, instead finished the closed hotel makuti, the Italian volunteers, together with local and firefighters, have appeared in the meantime, they managed to douse the flames, avoiding worse trouble.

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