Monthly Archives: June 2016

Amazing Amsterdam

Amazing Amsterdam

Forget about wooden shoes and windmills: the Netherlands has much more to offer – especially in its cutting-edge capital. Summer is a splendid time to visit Amsterdam, which is why…

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The burning issue

Kenya made history as it burned the world’s largest ivory pyre as an anti-poaching message at an event in Nairobi National Park at the end of April Before a crowd…

Apps

Africa’s thriving app economy

The mobile sector is booming across the continent, thanks to a new generation of start-ups and talented developers. With almost a billion mobile connections, and smartphone shipments in Africa surpassing…

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Kenya’s festival year

From camel racing to storytelling, Kenya has it covered with its range of annual festivals. msafiri guides you through some of the most famous and some of the lesser-known cultural…

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The beauty boom

The beauty industry is growing fast in Kenya. Rising demand from the consumer has allowed small businesses to blossom, reports msafiri’s Contributing Editor Patricia Wanjala For centuries, Kenya has been…

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Africa’s secret lions

Fifty years since the release of the iconic film Born Free, the Born Free Foundation’s 2016 Year of the Lion received some good news The news came from a remote…

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History is made

Kenya’s Rugby Sevens team have made history after winning their first ever title in the HSBC World Series Benjamin Ayimba’s side, inspired by two-try hero Collins Injera and sponsored by…

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Breaking the chains of commodity dependence

UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr Mukhisa Kituyi believes that breaking the chains of commodity dependence is a key element in achieving sustainable development A supply glut has oil prices in freefall. There…

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Inspiration…

Culture and arts news from across Kenya Interview: Mama Rocks! Samantha and Natalie Mwedekeli, the sibling duo behind Mama Rocks Gourmet Burger, were born to a Nigerian mother and Kenyan…

KQ flies to Cape Town

KQ flies to Cape Town

Route will connect via Livingstone, gateway to the Victoria Falls Kenya Airways will fly to Cape Town, South Africa, three times a week from early July. The route will operate…