Monthly Archives: February 2016

SautiSol

Nairobi notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town Sauti Sol They played for (and danced with) President Obama. That says everything there is to be said about how significant Sauti Sol…

B737-800NG

Mini-Dreamliner joins KQ’s fleet

Kenya Airways takes delivery of its eighth B737-800NG The latest addition to Kenya Airways’ fleet landed in Nairobi at the end of last year, after a record-breaking flight. The new…

South Sudan

KQ’s CEO visits South Sudan

Kenya Airways’ CEO and Group Managing Director Mbuvi Ngunze paid a courtesy call to South Sudan President HE Salva Kiir Mayardit last December. During the visit Ngunze expressed his gratitude…

Football

Africa’s greatest footballers

African influence on the English Premier League has never been greater, with exciting young stars joining the likes of Victor Wanyama and Yaya TourÉ in the limelight. Msafiri looks at…

Bird

Nature news

The latest from the natural world Birdwatchers’ paradise Kenya has the second-highest record of birds in Africa, after Congo, with more than 1100 bird species. At least eight of these…

Lions

Home at last

For months two lion brothers languished in a cramped trailer. But with the help of supporters the Born Free Foundation took action to save them Eight years ago in Bulgaria…

Kipchoge-crop

Game on!

Latest sports news, reviews and interviews News in brief Marathon Athletics Kenya (AK) has decided not to stage Olympic marathon trials and will instead pick the team for Rio based…

FoodWeb

The food web

The potential for growth in Africa’s agro-processing industry is an investor’s dream, says Anver Versi In the last piece on  investment opportunities in Africa, we discussed the enormous potential of…

Allen Burch

Meet the customer

Allen Burch is a frequent flyer with KQ. msafiri asked him about his business and his experiences of flying with the airline Tell us about your job/business.  I’m Africa’s Managing…

African sky at night

Astrophotography, the art of night Africa

Robin Stuart is Marketing Director for Bushtops, a trio of ‘Wild Luxury’ camps straddling the Masai Mara and the Serengeti. Here he reveals how a superstar has helped him see…