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A giant tribute

“The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?” Sir David Attenborough “If the health…

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Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro is on course to become one of the most iconic Olympic Games of all time as athletes from all over the world, and especially from Africa, aim…

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Tap happy

We show you how to turn your smartphone into every gadget you could ever need We look at how even the cheapest smartphone can be turned into a computer, a…

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A bright future

A bright future The solar power industry is taking off in East Africa, which is good news for our pockets as well as for the planet… By Guy Lawrence, Director…

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Maisha pwani

Life’s a beach! Kenyan travel and food blogger Wendy Watta rounds up the perfect to-do list, whichever part of the Kenyan coast you’re headed down to Salt in the air,…

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Peak perfection

Kenya’s award-winning writer Kiprop Kimutai guides us through some of his favourite climbs and treks in Kenya Care to climb? Have a taste for trekking? Kenya’s opportunities are boundless and…

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Smart cities

Mobile technology isn’t just changing our business, but the buildings around us, and even how we live together We all know the pain of being gridlocked on the way to…

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Mother City

Cape Town, South Africa’s ‘mother city’, has it all – exquisite beaches, breath-taking scenery, world-renowned gastronomy and buzzing nightlife. Here are our five top reasons to visit… Dominated by Table…

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Route to relaxation

What’s not to love about Margate Beach, KwaZulu-Natal’s favourite ocean hangout? With warm temperatures year-round, msafiri takes a visit off-season for some serious relaxation The monotonous, lush green landscape that…

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Worth more alive

Msafiri examines the plight of the rhino and explores the challenges in protecting them from poaching. By Kathleen Garrigan It was exactly two minutes to midnight when Daniel Mwaniki got…