Monthly Archives: March 2014


Touré’s Hat Trick

Yaya Touré is on course to become an all-time soccer icon – like his heroes Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o – after being named African Footballer of the Year for…


Going Out – Nairobi notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town On one subdued evening late last year guests in black ties and glamorous dresses converged at Village Market to witness the opening of…


Reaching out

Kenya Airways’ global expansion is both a strategic aspect of the country’s economic diplomacy and a bold statement of where the emerging Kenya places herself in a fast changing world….


Trading Places

Exploring a local market can reveal more about a destination than any guidebook – it’s where people come to barter, banter, natter and nibble. We’ve picked 10 historic and spectacular…


The Melting Pot

In a special feature for msafiri, Eat Out provides us with an overview of East African cuisine and makes some tempting recommendations Much like anywhere else in the world, the…


Road test for apps

Google has just turned the ignition on the latest vehicle for its Android mobile software: your car. Ben Sillis reports There are already more than a billion devices running Google’s…


Kenya rugby sevens Go to Vegas

Team vow to get back on track  Kenya’s national sevens rugby team have gone to Las Vegas in the US for the fourth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series….


Beach Beauties

Beyond Africa’s rich human culture and unmatched biodiversity, lies an impressive 26,000km coastline replete with unspoilt sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Far less developed than those of other continents,…


Help for wildlife heroes

Charity supports the families of departed rangers A Berlin-based nature conservation NGO has started a fund to financially support the dependents of Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers who are killed…


Full Polio Vaccine for passengers to india

KQ announced to its customers that from 14 February 2014 all travellers from Kenya to India will now be required to be fully vaccinated against polio This follows the introduction…