Kenya: Kenya Lifts Ban on UK Flights Effective Immediately

Nairobi — Kenya has lifted the ban on flights from the United Kingdom effective immediately while also altering some other conditions.. Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday notified the British High…

Africa: Why Is It So Expensive to Fly in Africa?

So serious is this issue that top African aviation stakeholders met virtually early this year to discuss factors responsible for the high cost of airfares and to come up with suggestions on how to address such factors.. At…

Bid Farewell to Our Huge Friend: Scarface the Lion Dies

The oldest lion in the Kenyan Mara, 14-year-old Scarface, known for a scar across his eye and loved and discussed passionately by wildlife enthusiasts and big cat nerds from all over the world, breathed his last on June 11…..

Kenya: Relief as U.S. Eases Travel Advisory

The United States has downgraded Kenya’s travel advisory to Level Two, down from Level Four, allowing Americans citizens to travel into the country but under caution.. Under the Level 4 classification, Washington had urged…

Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s playlist: 10 songs from my travels

Later I listened to more of his music – mostly in Boston where Prof Victor Manfredi, a linguist of Yoruba, was teaching and I was doing my MA in creative writing.. Years later I was in Lagos for the Ake book festival and…

Kenya: Improved Roads to Boost Trade and Tourism in Kwale

The completion of the Sh2 billion Kinango-Samburu Road by the Kenya Rural Roads Authority (Kerra), has become a game-changer in the travel and tourism industry in Kwale County.. Stakeholders say this has saved time for the…

Kenya: Tourism, Hotel Players Laud Opening of Lamu Port

Kenya Coast Hoteliers working Group chairman Hasnain Noorani said the port will position Kenya as a passenger destination.. “Kenya’s second commercial seaport will facilitate the docking of cruise ships, thus stimulating…

Now is the time for Africa

Covid has dramatically lowered the number of people traveling so if you go now, you can have the place with far fewer other guests This is particularly exciting for the Wildebeest Migration in Kenya and Tanzania – for the…

Red list countries: All the high risk nations

From 17 May, international travel has been given the official go-ahead in England by the Global Travel Taskforce, subject to a traffic light system.. There will also be a “green watchlist”, which is a measure that the…

Kenya tries to count every single animal in the country

(CNN) — The wildlife researcher diligently marks his notepad as the elephants come into view, eager to not miss a single one in his count.. Meanwhile the pilot, flying high in a helicopter above Kenya’s Amboseli park,…

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