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THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

An Investor’s Perspective Q: What are the key changes that you would make to the management of the Massai Mara? A: The first change would be to raise its status so that national interest...

Harvard Comes to Africa

Harvard Comes to Africa

How the World’s Most Famous University and one of Africa’s Greatest Democracies Made History in the Fight against AIDS By WYCLIFFE MUGA  When the world marked Africa Malaria Day back in 2007, at the...

Redefining Public Infrastructure

Redefining Public Infrastructure

In early 2008, Kenya had an unprecedented outbreak of violence following a bitterly contested presidential election’s narrow margin of officially declared and promptly disputed victory. This violence posed both a political as well as...

How US Researchers found AIDS in Kenya in the 1990s

How US Researchers found AIDS in Kenya in the 1990s

The greatest public health crisis in Kenyan history was the advent of HIV/AIDS, particularly the initial stigma, ignorance and extremely high cost of would-be treatment. Dr Craig Cohen has been here right from the...

THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

An Investor’s Perspective Q: What are the key changes that you would make to the management of the Massai Mara? A: number 1: The first change would be to raise the Mara’s status so...

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 1 – To Suffer Progress

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 1 – To Suffer Progress

Amboseli – A Miracle too far ? Excerpt 1    ‘To Suffer Progress’ In 1906 the British administration created the Southern Game Reserve which covered a large part of southern Kenya and included the area...

MARRYING INTO CHEESE – FOREIGNERS

MARRYING INTO CHEESE – FOREIGNERS

Marrying into Cheese An American cheesemonger settles in Limuru, Kenya and produces some of Africa’s finest cheese.   Two years ago, Andrew and Delia Stirling lived in Phoenix, Arizona. He sold electronics while she...

THE MIRACLE MORINGA PLANT

THE MIRACLE MORINGA PLANT

BY STEVE MBOGO With a few-days-old baby on her laps crying for mother’s milk that did not flow, Elizabeth Mbogo was getting to a near desperation stage when her husband decided to bring home...

LEDAMA OLEKINA LIFE STORY

LEDAMA OLEKINA LIFE STORY

Kakuya tadamu oloosho lee maa nimirikino aikata ajo kemayiana enkaina naishooyoo,’’ (My grandson remember where you have come from and never forget that the hand that gives is blessed), an aging Tata Kina Olenchoshoi...

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS – BY JESSICA SILBER The village of Nizalies deep in thePfukwe Corridor, ararely-visited region in the Gaza Province of Mozambique. It sits amid scrubby brush in the rural landscape, alongside a railroad...