Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Business as usual

Numbers of tourists visiting Kenya have dropped in recent months due to a series of incidents and the related travel advisories issued. Muriithi Ndegwa of the Kenya Tourism Board explains…

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For the sake of the children

Jackson Biko is saddened by the current plight of Kenya’s elephants and wants to do something for future generations. I remember once upon a time when my little girl was…

Muhibbah

Taste…

Here’s the low-down on what’s cooking!   Dinner date: Go Asian in Nairobi 1. Double Dragon, Junction Shopping Centre. Sample classic Chinese cuisine in a busy alfresco patio space seating…

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Nairobi notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town. Save an elephant from your seat Pioneering conservation organisation, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust specialises in orphan-elephant rehabilitation. So far over 150 infant…

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Innovate

Gadgets and ideas to inspire you. Figure it out: Tortilis Camp, Amboseli NP On 1 June Tortilis Camp in Amboseli National Park began to operate on 100% solar power, 24…

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Wildlife

Paul Udoto brings us the latest wildlife news. New community conservancies As part of the recently launched five-year Ksh1.5 billion Northern Kenya Biodiversity Conservation Project, KWS plans to train 36…

The Born Free Kenya team

At the heart of Born Free

From desnaring to relocation of animals, as well as deploying groundbreaking initiatives to reduce human/wildlife conflict, Born Free Kenya is recognised as a major contributor to conservation. The vibrant country…

BusinessMatters

We like to party

Africans love to celebrate and know how to do it in style. It’s good for the economy as well as the soul says, msafiri’s business columnist, Nkem Ifejika. One of…

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Business People: Rahul Sood

Sun Africa Hotels owns a collection of some of the most prestigious lodges and retreats in Kenya. We sent Mfonobong Nsehe to talk to CEO Rahul Sood about his portfolio…

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The dream continues

Kenya Airways takes delivery of its second 787 Dreamliner. Kenya Airways received 5Y-KZB, its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, on 21 June 2014, as it steps up efforts to expand…