Kenya Tourism

Conservation photographers celebrated – The Standard

Kaddu Sebunya, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation, poses for a photo with the award winners from Kenya next to former First Lady of the United Republic of Tanzania, Madam Anna Mkapa, and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala Sixteen wildlife photographers were honored by the African Wildlife Foundation during the …

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#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

What is a debt consolidation loan ? And how do they work? Debt consolidation loans usually offer a lower rate of interest than credit cards. Therefore, the new loan could come with lower monthly payments than the current credit card.It means that you could reduce your debt quicker through loans …

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Mwinyi hires new ambassadors, renews ties to Kenya

He made the remarks when he met three envoys who are now moving to their workstations, namely Anisa Mbega (India), Togolani Idriss Mavura (South Korea) and Innocent Shio (Ethiopia), who paid him a courtesy visit to the Zanzibar State House He noted that South Korea has made great economic strides …

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BioRescue consortium discontinues egg harvest on one of two northern white rhinos after ethical risk assessment – Eurasia Review

In an attempt to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction through advanced assisted reproductive technologies, the scientists and conservationists of the BioRescue consortium place great emphasis on respecting the lives and well-being of the individual animals involved. In a special, in-depth ethical risk assessment, the team came to the …

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Karamoja Tour goes off the beaten path

BY JULIUS BARIGABA This year’s Tour of Karamoja cycling event takes riders to the West Pokot region in Kenya, the beautiful, untouched part of the East African Rift. The tour begins today in its fourth edition and lasts until October 30th. It will be six days of intense activity covering …

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Hemmingways Hotels celebrated at the 2021 World Travel Awards

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21 – Hemingway’s Watamu was named Kenya‘s Leading Beach Resort at the 2021 World Travel Awards. Hemingways Expeditions, also part of the Hemingways Group, emerged as Kenya’s leading destination management company at the awards. In his 28thNS Year of the year, the World Travel Awards are presented …

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How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers

Ideas & Debate How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers Tuesday, October 12, 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks to delegates during the 2018 Blue Economy Governors & Mayors Convention in Nairobi. PHOTO | SWIMMING POOL By John KakongeMore from this author summary As a coastal and lake-rich nation, Kenya is …

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Tourism association roots for partnerships to improve wealth

KTB managing director Betty Radier. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] Partnerships and networks are key to fueling tourism growth during the Covid-19 pandemic, said Betty Radier, chief executive of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB). She said the travel industry, agents and buyers should work together to develop, implement and coordinate the national …

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Nairobi’s Hidden Treasures_China.org.cn

Zebras giggle in the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The Masai Mara is a world famous place in Kenya for wild animals. RAHUL BANSAL / SOLENT NEWS Kenya is one of the leading travel destinations in Africa. With numerous parks that feature wildlife viewing as the main attraction, Kenya …

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Community tours, domestic trips to the nearest borders for tourism

President’s Delivery Unit Secretary Andrew Wakahiu, Vivo Energy Country Marketing Manager Mark Senteu and Sarova Hotels and Resorts-Kenya Director of Operations Kuljit Rekhi during the official opening ceremony of the second face of the Tembea Tujenge Kenya initiative in front of the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi. Community curated experiences will …

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SAA and Kenya Airways Sign Pan-African Cooperation Pact | news

Kenya Airways and South African Airways have signed a preliminary cooperation agreement with a longer-term perspective to set up a pan-African airline group. The two African airlines signed the memorandum in Johannesburg today, which they hope will support the operators’ recovery from Covid, but also longer-term cooperation plans. Thomas Kgokolo, …

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KQ, SA Airways plans to co-found the Pan-African Airline Group

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 28 – Kenya Airways and the South African airlines have signed a strategic cooperation partnership with the ultimate goal of jointly establishing a pan-African airline group. The collaboration aims, among other things, to cope with the significant decline in the history of the African aviation market, which …

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Book of Legends Signed Reveals: The Standard Sport

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and retired athlete Kipchoge Keino presented a book for legendary athletes in Eldoret yesterday. The book was signed by 160 athletes on September 25, 2021, 1960 September 25, 2021 [Peter Ochieng, Standard] When Ian Keino, the son of Kenya‘s legendary athlete Kipchoge Keino, remembered …

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Companies benefit when they invest in sports and games

King Kyree from the USA (left), Ferdinand Omanyala (center) and Trayvon Brommel from the USA fight in the 100 meter final during the Kip Keino Classic-World Athletics Continental Tour 2021 at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, on September 18, 2021. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] Last weekend one of the most exciting global athletics …

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Kenya reopens borders for Indian travelers

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said Thursday the African nation had reopened its borders to Indian travelers who were briefly closed due to the second wave of Covid-19. The temporary ban on passenger flights from India has been lifted after a brief suspension since May this year due to the …

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Cuba promises Kenya further support in research and pharmacy

Kenya and Cuba have committed to improving bilateral relations in research, vaccines and pharmaceuticals in order to implement further reforms in the health sector. In a meeting with Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Tuesday, Ernesto Gómez Díaz, the outgoing Cuban ambassador to Kenya, said his country was committed to …

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Kenya, UK, in talks about Covid-19 vaccine certificates

business Kenya, UK, in talks about Covid-19 vaccine certificates Wednesday, September 22, 2021 BY BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author summary The UK is working with Kenya to approve the Covid-19 vaccine certificate issued by Kenyan officials. There were fears that new UK travel rules would not allow Kenyans to enter …

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Fake drinks are being cracked down on in Kwale – Kenya news agency

Kwale County Commissioner (CC) Gideon Nyandiricha Oyagi has directed security agencies to severely combat the sale and consumption of substandard and counterfeit beverages in the area. Oyagi expressed concern about the growing threat of substandard and counterfeit alcoholic beverages. The administrator spoke about eliminating substandard and counterfeit beverages during the …

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Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is dead

His death comes two years after he resigned under pressure from mass protests and the army. Bouteflika, a veteran of the Algerian War of Independence, had ruled the North African country for two decades before resigning in April 2019 after street demonstrations rejected his plan to seek a fifth term. …

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CATS Ltd. brings Clear-Com’s DX210 system into the wild

ALAMEDA, California.—Clear-Com has announced that its DX210 Digital Wireless Intercom will be manufactured by Kenya-based CATS Ltd. was used to assist wildlife photographer Jeffrey Wu in producing a one-of-a-kind livestream production of The Great Migration in Africa. Jeffrey Wu was commissioned by the video sharing platforms TikTok and Douyin to …

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UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya

business UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 Nairobi skyline. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author summary The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plan to sign a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Kenya to consolidate its position as a gateway for global trade …

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Sport has the power to advance conservation efforts in Kenya

– Advertising – Kenya‘s wildlife is among the richest and most diverse on the African continent. Every year the country’s national parks attract millions of domestic and international tourists. Kenya is not only home to the Big Five of Africa, including lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants and black rhinos, but also …

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Kenya’s travel industry is starting to recover

Kenya‘s travel industry has shown positive development for travelers this year. The country has seen a slight improvement in both outbound and inbound search demand, according to the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA). Amadeus Search and Agency’s outlook shows growing demand for entries into Kenya from the US, which …

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Wildlife and tourism experts concerned

The increasing demand for lion parts in Southeast Asia has fueled poaching in Africa. The advance of animal owners into wildlife parks has so far led to conflicts between nomadic animal owners. This leads to the killing of lions through poisoning, shootings with spears and poisoned arrows. “High cases of …

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Moses Kuria clarifies relationship with Ruto after PG Saga

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has straightened out his relationship with Vice President William Ruto after widespread speculation that the two were on the verge of splitting. In a speech at Kinamba Commercial Center in Laikipia County Ng’arua Division on Sunday August 8th, lawmakers downplayed its decision to skip a …

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Mount Kenya – World Atlas

The second highest mountain in Africa after Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya‘s highest peak, the Bation, rises to a height of 17,057 ft. The mountain, which is an extinct volcano, is located in central Kenya, 150 km northeast of the country’s capital , Nairobi. The snow-capped mountain is also surprisingly close …

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EDITORIAL: EX-LIBERIAN LEADER NOTE THE ADVANTAGES OF AFCFTA

From The Citizen Reporter Almost immediately after the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was operationalized on January 1, 2021, it is reported that the retired Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is “aiming for a larger African market”. Conceived at the 18th ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Heads of …

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CS Fred Matiang’i Ministry named best achievement by KRA

The Kenyan tax authorities awarded the Ministry of the Interior with the highest taxpayer award in the public sector on Wednesday, July 14th. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i described the move as a “nationwide” approach, with the minister also recognizing the work of his juniors. The Ministry of Interior and …

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Ukur Yatani Treasury Department is Kenya’s premier ministry amid deteriorating debt and exorbitant taxation Kenya News

The Treasury outperformed the other 20 ministries in a performance report released by the Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring Unit (PSPMMU). The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries was rated the worst of the 21 ministries However, no ministry or foreign ministry performed above average; the National Treasury only …

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We are ready to turn the wheels

Dr. Vivian Whatley shoots at target after viewing the Kirigiti shooting range. [The Standard] The 15th edition of the IDPA African Championships will take place in Kenya from September 2nd to 5th, 2021. The Chairman of the National Gun Owners Association of Kenya (NGAO-K), Martin Chengo, said he was confident …

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Safari Rally is a game changer for our economy

The story of the Safari Rally matters to Kenyans. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] The Safari Rally has been the most iconic sporting event in Kenya since it began in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in the 1950s. It was always a pleasure to watch young and old. It’s a sport …

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Tanzania: primer | Global finance magazine

Tanzania’s new leadership prepares for post-Covid economic growth. Dar es Salaam POPULATION STATISTICS Place: East Africa Neighbours: Mozambique; Malawi; Zambia; Democratic Republic of Congo; Burundi; Rwanda; Uganda; Kenya Capital: Dodoma (official); Dar es Salaam (commercial) Population (2021): 61,435,647 Official language: English; Swahili GDP per capita (2019): $ 1,122 GDP growth …

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Kenya Airways will resume flights to London on Saturday

Nairobi-based Kenya Airways has announced that it will resume flights from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) to London Heathrow (LHR) on Saturday, June 26, 2021. All flights between Kenya and the United Kingdom were suspended on April 9, 2021. after the British government put Kenya on its “red list” …

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World Rally Championship returns to Kenya

It is a new dawn in the tourism sector in Rwanda as tourists begin to discover a new way of staying in the country and enjoying what it has to offer. Recently, 23 golfers from IKOYI Club, Nigeria, visited Rwanda for a 10-day vacation to play golf and experience other …

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A complicated story and a new attitude

Safari-style decor and furniture are strongly associated with Africa. In fact, there is a whole private tourism and elite resort industry built around them. But such spaces and the memories they conjure up have a complicated narrative. From talking about land ownership to animal hunting rights and colonial stories, the …

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