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The anticipation was sky-high, you could say. Despite being warned by officials it was a “whistle-stop” tour only, for troubled airline Qantas’ 91st birthday, Australians couldn’t get enough of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner when it...

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...

Eco-Tourism Gives Ex-Poachers a New Chance

Eco-Tourism Gives Ex-Poachers a New Chance

According to legend in Rwanda, the Batwa people were born to dance. One evening, so the lore goes, God found himself in need of lively entertainment and called on the people of heaven to...

Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

NEAR MONOPOLY EARNS SWISSPORT RECORD PROFITS While officially at least the monopoly of Swissport as the sole handling agent at key Tanzanian airports has been lifted, when a few more licenses were granted last...

Qatar Airways counting down to commence Kigali flights

Qatar Airways counting down to commence Kigali flights

It is now a week to go until Qatar Airways, the worlds 5 star airline, will commence operations to Kigali. The airline is extending their daily flights between Doha and Entebbe to the Rwandan...

KENYA AIRWAYS SHARE RIGHTS ISSUE LAUNCHES ON 12 MARCH

KENYA AIRWAYS SHARE RIGHTS ISSUE LAUNCHES ON 12 MARCH

Next Monday will be the long awaited start of Kenya Airways share rights issue, which has been in the making for several months now and received all company internal approvals via board resolutions and...

QATAR AIRWAYS FIRST B787 NOW ON PRODUCTION LINE

QATAR AIRWAYS FIRST B787 NOW ON PRODUCTION LINE

Ahead of the inauguration of Qatar Airways latest route into Africa on the 21st of March to Kigali, via an extension from their daily Doha Entebbe flight, has news emerged that the airlines first...