Tamarind / Ukwaju


The name tamarind was derived from two Arabic names ‘Tamr Hindi’ meaning the ‘Indian date’ fruit. This tropical fruit native to Africa is not only a staple ingredient in the continent, but in many regions including South Asian, Australia, and also Central and South America. It is used in different cuisines like making sauces, chutneys … Read more

Muslims begin Hajj in Mecca amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday July 29, 2020 commenced the observance of the annual Hajj ritual in the holy city of Mecca, amidst strict measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike normal Hajj rituals which draw over 2 million Muslims from across the world, this year’s number of pilgrims has been drastically scaled-down to up to … Read more

Ibizza Market Clean-Up Exercise

Cec Nassib Nyahi

Kwale County Executive Committee Member for Tourism and Enterprise Development Nassib Omar Nyahi today led a clean up exercise at Ibizza market in Ukunda. This comes at a time when the county government of Kwale is taking strict measures in an effort to ensure that no cases of coronavirus infection are reported in the county. … Read more

COVID-19 Preparedness In Kwale

Achani Kwale

Kwale county residents have been urged to support the County Health Officers undertaking sensitization campaigns on the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday afternoon Kwale Deputy Governor H.E Fatuma Achani inspected various sanitization points set by the Public Health Department in Kwale township and asked the people to observe guidelines by the government on measures to contain … Read more

Basic Protective Measures Against The Coronavirus

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It is advisable to stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 is still affecting mostly people in China with reported outbreaks in other countries. Most of those who become infected with the coronavirus experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for … Read more

Kwale Residents Urged To Join SACCOs


Kwale County Executive Committee Member for Social Services and Talent Management who is also the Acting County Executive Committee Member for Tourism and Enterprise Development Ramadhan Masudi Bungale has today led the county in marking the International Day of Cooperatives at a function held at Mvindeni in Msambweni Sub County. Addressing members of different Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies from … Read more