Crisis point – Conservation

The Born Free Foundation is taking action to fight the illegal ivory trade and protect elephants 35 years ago Africa had more than one million elephants. Now numbers have plummeted…



A warm welcome to you aboard Kenya Airways 2013 has been a year of triumph here at Kenya Airways. This is the year we marked our 36th anniversary since taking…

Join an historic walking tour with the Nairobi Gallery

Nairobi Notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town… Kenya is turning 50 this month. Before we uncork that Pinotage, let’s see how Kenya is honouring it. First, 50 million trees should…

Wide aluminium bracelets by KikoRomeo

Fashion – step out in style

As Kenyans all around the world celebrate the Golden Jubilee, and as the festive season arrives, almost all our social calendars are full. Stuck on what to wear? Fashion guru…

KWS and Space for Giants will monitor the translocated elephants

News from the Kenya Wildlife Service

On the move… Elephants moved to reduce human/wildlife conflict in Laikipia Nine elephants have been moved from the Laikipia-Samburu ecosystem to the 870-square-kilometre Meru National Park to reduce human/elephant conflict….


My Spiritual Home

Virginia McKenna OBE, actress and founder of the Born Free Foundation, fondly remembers her own fifty-year association with Kenya. The Born Free Foundation is honoured to help celebrate Kenya’s 50th…

Family matters: a Christmas goat’s tale

Jackson Biko remembers a Kenyan Christmas when the dinner got away… You might not believe this, but my best memory of Christmas is not of candles or Christmas bells, or…

Left to right: Phyllis Kandie, Richard Branson, President Kenyatta and Kishan Gehlot

Mahali mzuri, and other news

Sir Richard Branson participates in a traditional Maasai ceremony for the launch of a Kenyan safari camp. Richard Branson originally became a recognised tribal Maasai Elder in 2007. He commented…


Retracing WORLD WAR 1

KWS makes plans to join in with celebrations to commemorate the First World War From January 2014, Kenya Wildlife Service is partnering with communities living around Tsavo to tap into…


Family Matters – Empty days

Msafiri’s regular columnist Jackson Biko urges ‘stay-at-home’ dads to find themselves an absorbing hobby The stay-at-home dad wakes up, looks out the window and sees miles and miles of time….