Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fly KQ's new 777-300 to Amsterdam starting June 2014

KQ announces new routes

In an ever-growing drive to expand its route portfolio, Kenya Airways will be flying to these new and exciting destinations as well as servicing some existing routes with new aircraft….


Our Moment of Pride

The dream is here. msafiri Editor-at-large, Jackson Biko, witnessed one of Kenya Airways’ greatest moments as its first Dreamliner B-787 landed in Nairobi It was all joy and ululation as…


10 Quotes of Wisdom

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela “Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter. It’s…


10 Influential Musicians

The African artists who got the world moving, by Josaya Wasonga 1 Siti Binti Saad Taarab, Tanzania From Mtumwa to Mtume. Born in 1880 in Zanzibar, binti Saad was nicknamed…

Elsa's Kopje

10 Stunning Places to Stay

The pick of the pillows… 1 Tribe Nairobi, Kenya Tribe is more of an art installation than a hotel. It’s minimalist, modern, alternative and exceptionally stylish. Expect surprises: towering atriums,…

Fred Swaniker

10 Great Business Minds

Movers, shakers and big money-makers, by Dinfin Mulupi 1 Michael Joseph MD of Mobile Money, Vodafone PLC Described as the father of mobile money, Michael Joseph knows the perfect ingredients…

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

10 Amazing Animals

The wild icons of Africa, by the Born Free Foundation 1 African elephant Loxodonta africana • Distribution: Elephants live in 38 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Drastic population decline due to…

Haile Gebrselassie

10 Sporting Stars

The ultimate champions of field and track, by Waihiga Mwaura 1 Gary Player Golf, South Africa • Champion on the Regular Tour • Tour Major Champion • Senior British Open…

Ghanaian cocoa

10 Iconic Products

Made with pride in Africa, by Patricia Wanjala 1 Kenyan tea Two-thirds of the world’s population started their morning with a cup of tea today. If you are among them,…


10 Natural Wonders

The places that take your breath away 1 Ngorongoro Crater A spectacular natural arena for one of Africa’s greatest concentrations of wildlife, Ngorongoro Crater is a vast caldera, up to…