Features

PopeFrancis

Pope Francis in Africa

Msafiri’s business columnist Nkem Ifejika considers how this month’s historic visit by Pope Francis will benefit all Kenyans and not just the third of the population who share his religion…

Beach

Shore winners

Dazzling white sand, bath-warm turquoise waters, swaying palms… You’re smiling already, aren’t you? Head for the sun with our pick of seven top beach destinations on the KQ network What…

BenAffleck

Make a big difference

Oscar winner Ben Affleck is using his status to aid the war- torn Democratic Republic of Congo. He tells msafiri why he felt compelled to set up the Eastern Congo…

Rally

Revving up

The 2015 Kenya Airways Safari Classic gets underway in Mombasa next month. With some of the toughest rally roads in the world and the possibility of a wildlife encounter, there…

SEO&SM

Your guide to SEO & Social Media

In part six of our series on technology in business, we look at how to use SEO and Social Media to your company’s advantage Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) SEO, or…

MasterTrader

How to be a Master Trader, Part 1

In the first part of a new series Anver Versi looks at the history of trade and sets out the three basic rules for becoming a master trader In July,…

Lupita

Lupita Nyong’o in Kenya

You could see them from a distance: a tight-knit group, lumbering down a dusty path towards men in green coats holding oversized milk bottles. They shuffled along with an awkward…

Rugby

Super Seven

Kenya’s Rugby Sevens team had a few disappointments in last year’s season. Can they up their game and make it to Rio in 2016? Kenya’s Rugby Sevens team is setting…

Groundnuts

Groundnuts take flight

African fusion cuisine is gaining a presence in London and beyond, with enigmatic young creatives the Groundnut Boys leading the way, as msafiri discovers South London foodie trio Duval Timothy,…

HR-Caine_Prize_2015_12

The Caine Prize 2015

Zambian writer Namwali Serpell wins the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story “The sack” The £10,000 award, is given each year by a panel of judges…