Monthly Archives: November 2011

Travel Information On Kenya Will Soon Be Accessible From Your Smartphone – Says Yellow Pages

The Yellow Pages Kenya Ltd has joined the mobile app revolution with their new travellers’ software that allows tourists to search and access basic information about places of interest on their smartphones. The software, running on the Android operating system, … Continue reading

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Lamu Annual Cultural Festival 2011 A Huge Success

Sometime last month we posted a story on this year’s Lamu Cultural  Festival and talked about how over the years the event had grown in size and popularity. Well, this year’s event did not disappoint. Interestingly though, out of the … Continue reading

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Fighting Elephants With Bees: New Beehive Fences Keeping The Jumbos Away From The Farms

For residents of Ngariama location in Kirinyaga East district living close to elephant territory, the constant loss of livelihoods and even lives by the marauding jumbos, is all too common. This, it seems, is about to change if a new … Continue reading

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Mombasa Marine Park: First Beneficiary Of New Beach Management Programme

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) this November on Wednesday launched a 6-month Beach Management Programme in the Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve. The programme is a pilot initiative funded by the Kenya Government to restore the competitive edge of … Continue reading

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Mount Kenya National Park Receives World-Class Status

Mount Kenya National Park recently joined 22 other world-class National parks in Kenya when it received a new logo, flag and slogan. It becomes the 22nd park to be rebranded since 2005 when the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) began the … Continue reading

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New Route To Mount Kenya Could Open Up Embu’s Untapped Tourism Potential

Of the 10,000 climbers who visit Mount Kenya (especially to climb the peaks of Lenana and Batian), 10% may soon do so via Embu if a new proposed route passing through the town is approved. Meanwhile Embu county leaders are … Continue reading

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