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FOCUS ON TOURISM IN TANZANIA: TANAPA TO PROP UP MORE TOURIST CIRCUITS

FOCUS ON TOURISM IN TANZANIA: TANAPA TO PROP UP MORE TOURIST CIRCUITS

From JAMES LANKA, in Moshi-Kilimanjaro. Ten out of the country’s 15 National Parks are located in the Southern and Western Circuits but almost all Tanzanian bound tourists end up visiting only the Northern Circuit...

DONT LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – SIDEBAR

DONT LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – SIDEBAR

These are some cases involving Kenyans arrested for drug trafficking in South East Asia over the last 3 years.  The reports are from various online newspapers: China: In 2009 5 Kenyans were sentenced to...

DON’T LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – MAIN FEATURE

DON’T LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – MAIN FEATURE

Judith Akinyi, a.k.a. Saga MacOdongo was released from Langata Women’s prison in 2008.  This former polytechnic teacher had been charged with smuggling narcotics in 2001 and found guilty.  While in prison she wrote the...

MOMBASA DRUG MENACE – INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU

MOMBASA DRUG MENACE – INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU

 INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU   Clement Deveau is a Substance Abuse & HIV Technical Offer with the AED (Academy for Educational Development) Capable Partners Program.  He has been in Kenya for 4 ½ years...

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN   Fort Jesus is one of Kenya’s most famous historical landmarks.   Located on the Northeasterly tip of the Island of Mombasa,...

KONZA TECHNOLOGY CITY + FACT-CHECKER

KONZA TECHNOLOGY CITY + FACT-CHECKER

Konza Technology City   There is absolutely no doubt that Kenya is determined to become a prosperous, newly industrializing country that is globally competitive by the year 2030 and the futuristic Konza Technology City,...

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi – As you are aware, the United Arab Emirates is awash with petrodollars so much that the ultra-wealthy nation is turning its flights of fancy into realities.  Initiated in 2006...

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

By Juliet Maruru   The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is constructed in a semi-circle with three units placed on the outer circle arc and one unit placed in what would be the centre point...

THE NEW KWS IN ACTION

THE NEW KWS IN ACTION

Those who have interacted with Kenya wildlife Service (KWS) staff in modern times can attest to their ebullience, pride and effervescence. It has not always been so according to KWS director Dr Julius Kipng’etich....

Three Trends Driving Videoconferencing Technologies Forward

Three Trends Driving Videoconferencing Technologies Forward

Evolving technologies and innovative application scenarios give videoconferencing renewed vitality. There are three trends driving videoconferencing technologies forward: lifelike experiences, widespread use, and industry-specific applications. Li Dong, Director of the Marketing Execution Dept for...