Monthly Archives: March 2012

Go Africa Pass provides new opportunities for travel within Africa

Purchasing a Go Africa Pass is a new option to consider for multiple flights in Africa.  Launched by Sky Team, the flights are operated by Kenya Airways within Africa.  Kenya Airways flies to 36 different African countries. Depending upon the … Continue reading

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Mount Kenya devastated by Forest Fires

This video was posted on youtube on 15 March 2012 by Citizens TV Fires have raged on Mount Kenya, Africa’s second highest mountain (5,199m), over the past two weeks.  Fuelled by tinder dry grasses at the end of the dry … Continue reading

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Hey PRESTO! Uganda’s President launches sustainable tourism initiative

President Yoweri Museveni launched PRESTO, the Presidential Initiative for Sustainable Tourism in Uganda, in London at the end of February. He is, I believe, the first African President to front a national tourism initiative overseas.  Uganda is to be commended … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Wangari Maathai’s legacy lives on

There are many inspirational African women, and the Kenyan, Professor Wangari Maathai, was one of them. An ardent environmentalist and women’s rights campaigner, she was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to sustainable … Continue reading

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