Monthly Archives: July 2014

KQ_Naikuni

The end of an era

Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director and CEO Dr Titus Naikuni will be retiring at the end of November, after 11 years at the airline. In January this year, the Board…

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Exciting new destination

Kenya Airways plans new route to Middle East. Kenya Airways have announced plans to introduce direct flights to Tel Aviv following successful bilateral trade relation talks between the government and…

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New terminal begins operations

The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has commissioned the new terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenya International Airport (JKIA). The partially completed modern terminal, previously referred to as Terminal 4, has…

Running

How champions are made

What does it take to be a world-conquering Kenyan marathon runner? We sent junior jogger Sarah Baxter to Iten to find out. PLUS our special preview of the Commonwealth Games,…

Cycling

Natural cycle

Kenyan-born cyclist Chris Froome achieved his dream and won the Tour de France last year, and this month he is ready to go again after ‘coming home’ to Africa The…

CryBaby

Cry baby

Jackson Biko tries all the tricks he knows to calm his baby but finds that none work as well as a woman’s touch There comes a time in a father’s…

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Taste of Asia

Asian cuisine is exotic and flavourful, with dishes that are known the world over. Eat Out recommend their ‘must-try’ Asian restaurants in Nairobi 88 The latest addition to the Villa…

GoldenGirl

Kenya’s Golden Girl

It’s been a dizzying year for Lupita Nyong’o. The Kenyan actress and Yale School of Drama graduate has risen from the ranks of the unknown to become an Oscar winner…

BusinessPeople

Powerful partnerships

Ashish J. Thakkar, 32, is the founder of Mara Group, a Pan-African conglomerate with annual revenues of US$120 million Ashish J. Thakkar always had an eye for opportunity. When he…

RiftValley

The Great Rift Valley

10 reasons why we named our first B787 Dreamliner after Africa’s great natural wonder It’s one of air travel’s iconic experiences: an overnight flight from Europe to Kenya, descending towards…