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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…

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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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Quality time

With the news that visa fees for children aged 15 and under visiting Kenya have been waived, as well as a reduction in National Park fees, there has never been…

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Nairobi National Park

Nairobi’s urban wildlife paradise sets it apart from any other capital city on Earth. Dr Paula Kahumbu, CEO of WildlifeDirect, provides msafiri’s own guide to this unique wild place Nairobi…

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Kenya through the lens

msafiri showcases a selection of photographs that celebrate contemporary Kenya, from the new photography book After 5 – A Photographic Journey in Kenya. Story by Christina Engell Andersen After 5…

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Stealthy, healthy tactics

With many of us leading busy and stressful lives both at work and at home, it can be difficult finding time to look after ourselves. What we need is an…

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Lagos at leisure

msafiri’s comprehensive guide to exploring Nigeria’s former capital Lagos… You can take a romantic, business or political view of Nigeria’s commercial centre, but this mega-metropolis, which has been compared with…