Posts Tagged “Japan”

Details of the deadly restaurant explosion in Japan

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Details of the deadly restaurant explosion in Japan

Tragic times never knock they bring the havoc when you least expect it. Its a shocking and saddening time in Japan where a huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 41 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition….

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Details of five missing US Marines after two air craft collision

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Details of five missing US Marines after two air craft collision

Exercise can sometimes turn tragic in unforeseen circumstances.The security of some soldiers is currently worrying their state and families after two air crafts collided and crashed into the sea. A big search and rescue operation is continuing in Japan for five missing US Marines after two aircraft with seven crew collided and crashed into the…

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What is “blue economy” Kenya has been talking about

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What is “blue economy” Kenya has been talking about

How much can the ocean finance kenya? The blue economy is the “sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving the health of ocean ecosystem.” A related term is blue growth, which means “support to the growth of the maritime sector in a sustainable way.” The “blue economy” concept…

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Kenyan volleyball team Malkia Strikers make Grand Prix history

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Kenyan volleyball team Malkia Strikers make Grand Prix history

  Malkia Striker’s coach Japheth Munala was quote  saying “We are not just going to win sets, we will win matches.”  This was in the final training session in Nairobi, just before leaving for the FIVB World Championship in Japan. And the team did not mince their words as they started their campaign with a huge bang,…

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Japan and Chile call off friendly after earthquake

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Japan and Chile call off friendly after earthquake

Japan and Chile’s football associations announced on Thursday they were calling off Friday’s friendly in Sapporo following the earthquake on the northern island of Hokkaido that left at least 11 people dead. Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido where as many as 30 people are feared buried under earth and rubble after the 6.6-magnitude quake…

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Muslims doing hajj in Saudi Arabia may sleep in Japan-style nap pods soon

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Muslims doing hajj in Saudi Arabia may sleep in Japan-style nap pods soon

The hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that Muslims around the world make every year has just started. Over two million followers of the Islamic faith will be gathering around the holy city, which has seen a 7% rise in visitor numbers this year compared to last year. In past years, there have been devastating…

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