Monthly Archives: September 2015

Notebook

Nairobi Notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town Facelift for Theatre The Nairobi Theatre was recently identified by the Kenya@50 project secretariat as one of the flagship projects to celebrate. Kenya…

Taste

Taste…

Here’s the low-down on what’s cooking! Add some spice to your life… with Mandazi Kenyan food is heavily influenced by Indian cuisine and samosa is one of those pastries that…

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Magical Mauritius

Mauritius celebrates 40 years of tourism this year. Nicki Grihault explains why this Indian Ocean gem is as popular as ever Mauritian painter and poet Malcolm de Chazal enthused that…

Nature

Nature news

The latest from the natural world Call to action In 1973 Kenya had an estimated 167,000 elephants, dropping to 20,000 by 1989 – the year in which former President Daniel…

Windows10

Innovate…

What to expect from the cutting edge of consumer electronics this season Predictive iPhone Apple has a new version of its iPhone and iPad software coming this fall: iOS 9….

Biko

Family matters: too close for comfort

Jackson Biko wonders how to deal with sleeping passengers who intrude into his personal space What code of conduct governs when the passenger on the next seat falls asleep and…

Maxwin

Meet Maxwin Omondi Ojwang

msafiri finds out about the bright future of student Maxwin Ojwang The Aga Khan Academies (AKA) are an integrated network of 18 day and residential schools being established in countries…

Sport

Game on!

Latest sports news, reviews and interviews News in brief All-Africa Games Fifty years after its birth, the All-Africa Games are coming ‘home’ to Congo from 4-19 September. It was Brazzaville…

Cold

Beat the bugs

Tricia Wanjala offers hope for fighting the common cold with her five proven cold-busting home remedies Drat! You recognise the familiar symptoms: a headache, red eyes, a scratchy throat, fever…

Malawi

Counting stars on Lake Malawi

The sun-kissed sands of blissful Lake Malawi are the setting for Africa’s most magical, musical gathering, the Lake of Stars Festival. Malawi is known as the warm heart of Africa,…