Habari

Biko

Family matters: too close for comfort

Jackson Biko wonders how to deal with sleeping passengers who intrude into his personal space What code of conduct governs when the passenger on the next seat falls asleep and…

Maxwin

Meet Maxwin Omondi Ojwang

msafiri finds out about the bright future of student Maxwin Ojwang The Aga Khan Academies (AKA) are an integrated network of 18 day and residential schools being established in countries…

Sport

Game on!

Latest sports news, reviews and interviews News in brief All-Africa Games Fifty years after its birth, the All-Africa Games are coming ‘home’ to Congo from 4-19 September. It was Brazzaville…

Cold

Beat the bugs

Tricia Wanjala offers hope for fighting the common cold with her five proven cold-busting home remedies Drat! You recognise the familiar symptoms: a headache, red eyes, a scratchy throat, fever…

Malawi

Counting stars on Lake Malawi

The sun-kissed sands of blissful Lake Malawi are the setting for Africa’s most magical, musical gathering, the Lake of Stars Festival. Malawi is known as the warm heart of Africa,…

Apes

Planet of NO apes?

Our closest kin are under threat and urgently need our protection and care Chinoise is an adorable baby chimpanzee at Limbe Wildlife Centre in Cameroon, Central Africa. At this wonderful…

WhereinAfrica

Where in Africa?

What are the best countries in Africa to invest in? Anver Versi takes advice from a colleague at the African Centre for Economic Transformation If you had a million dollars,…

Education

Education, education

Education is vital. But a country needs more than just the basics – good universities are the key to prosperity, argues Msafiri’s business columnist, Nkem Ifejika Saying that education is…

MiniMe

Family matters – mini me!

Jackson Biko enthuses about the joys of spending time with his son The beauty of having a son is that you guys can both pee together while standing. Forget shooting…

Migration

Nature news

The latest from the natural world Kenya holds the world’s third-largest black rhino population after South Africa and Namibia. According to the IUCN, populations of the Eastern black rhino plummeted…