Monthly Archives: May 2013


Going with the flow

Jackson Biko delves into Uganda’s musical heritage and examines the influences that have led to the revolution of the Luga Flow genre Ugandan music has legs. That’s what a Kenyan…

Komla Dumor

Look no further

Ghanaian broadcast journalist and msafiri’s regular business columnist Komla Dumor urges us to look at the endless possibilities for taking time out in Africa The year is moving fast. I…


Work the web

Setting up and maintaining an effective business website is crucial in a global online economy. Vincent Matinde explains how to make your online presence count The online community is surging…


Urban roots

Farmer, poet, author and philanthropist Bernard Muhia has sown the seeds of an ambitious plan: to inspire a million new farmers in Africa. Here he explains how urban farming has…


Post-Apple world?

Msafiri’s technology expert Ben Sillis wonders whether we are entering a Samsung-era When Apple launched the iPad 2 in 2011, Steve Jobs claimed we were living in a “post-PC” world….


King of the road

Africa is becoming one of the most important global markets for prestige cars. Michael Mwai investigates the phenomenon and picks 10 of the continent’s most desirable drives The rate of…


Duty Free – perfect timing

Thomas Earnshaw timepieces are engineered with  the same precision and pioneering spirit that characterised the legendary 18th-century horologist himself Thomas Earnshaw is revered as a legend and pioneer in the…


Welcome aboard

Useful information to ensure Kenya Airways fulfils your needs onboard SAFETY Your comfort and safety are important to us. Please watch the safety demonstration or video before take-off. Refer to…


Healthy travel

Tips on how to reach your destination feeling fresh, relaxed and rejuvenated • Try to get a good night’s sleep before your flight, eat a light meal and take some…