A warm welcome to you aboard Kenya Airways As ‘The Pride of Africa’ we are always keen to sing the praises of our wonderful continent – whether it’s celebrating its…


Travel well – 4 great ways to witness African wildlife

Some of Africa’s most mesmerising wildlife spectacles can be seen this month in KQ destinations across the continent. 1 Witness the Great Migration, Masai Mara, Kenya During September the perpetual…


Talking Point – Dr Paula Kahumba

Hands off our elephants! Lisa Rolls Hagelberg interviews conservationist and CEO of WildlifeDirect Dr Paula Kahumbu. Why are you so outspoken about conservation and the poaching situation? I am one…


Sport – running wild

The Masai Mara Marathon is an integral part of Kenya Airway’s CSR initiative The Masai Mara doesn’t need much introduction. It’s famed all around the planet, thanks to the annual…


Boost for Tsavo rhinos

British charity helps prevent poaching in Tsavo Conservationists from the British charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has won the £500,000 (Ksh70 million) Google Award to use for deploying…


Going green

Msafiri’s regular columnist Jackson Biko wonders if loyalty to his wife means eating like a rabbit? Here is a question: When the lady of the manor decides to lose weight…


What’s on in KQ destinations worldwide

City of Stars The Lake of Stars Project celebrates its 10th Anniversary by hosting City of Stars, a new city-based festival and arts conference at Sanctuary Lodge in Lilongwe, Malawi….


Eat well – Nairobi’s watering holes

Jackson Biko went out on the tiles to see Nairobi by night  Caribana Whiskey and Cocktail Bar Lenana Road You go because of Charles, the head barman. Charles ‘owns’ the…


Going out – Nairobi’s haute couture

Nairobi Notebook – Jackson Biko is our man about town How relevant is Nairobi’s haute couture? Is Kenyan fashion an amoebic growth that juts from the bigger western fabric conversation…



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