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World Travel Awards 2013 for Africa validate Kenya tourism

At the 20th World Travel Awards held in Nairobi,  Kenya, the host nation scooped 15 awards.  In the aftermath of the Westgate tragedy, the awards came as a welcome boost, endorsing the quality of  Kenya’s tourism product.  Kenya’s tourism revenues … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012

This Kenyan video, shot in Nairobi, shows the wonderful creativity and vibrancy that I associate with Africa.  The sentiments expressed ring true to every nation participating in the Olympic Games. Olympic Heritage Kenya, along with other African nations, has long … Continue reading

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An African Love Story – Daphne Sheldrick’s autobiography published

This long-awaited memoir by Dame Daphne Sheldrick was published in March. Beginning with her childhood on a Kenyan farm, it leads on to her role in the Tsavo story, where her late husband was a game warden in Tsavo East … Continue reading

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AFRICAN CATS – Disney Nature’s New Movie

Filmed in Kenya’s Masai Mara, Disney Nature’s new film opens in UK cinemas on 27 April.  It tells the stories of Fang, the leader of a lion pride, Mara, an endearing lion cub and Sita, a fearless cheetah with five … Continue reading

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An Ostrich Egg Omelette

It is said that an ostrich egg is the equivalent of 26 hens eggs and that it will feed 18 people at a time.  The opportunity to taste one came about while staying at Malewa River Lodge near Naivasha in … 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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