WINNING THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV AMONG ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSERS IN MOMBASA

WINNING THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV AMONG ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSERS IN MOMBASA     Campaigns against substance abuse in Kenya, tend to focus on the cheap, illicit alcoholic drinks sold secretly near many trading centers in...

LETTER FROM JO’BURG COMMUTER STORY

SOUTH AFRICA’S DILEMMA: A LOVE OF MOTORING AND REVOLTING COMMUTERS WHO CAN’T PAY, WON’T PAY By Mwangi Githahu April 30, 2012 might as well be doomsday if you are motorist in South Africa’s...

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 3 – ‘The Slippery Slope’

Excerpt 3 ‘The Slippery Slope’   (1,516 words)   From November 1948, when it was first gazetted, up to January 1961, Amboseli National Reserve covered an area of approximately 1,250 square miles ( 3,237...

HOW MANY WILDEBEEST DO WE NEED

How Many Wildebeest do You Need? Mike Norton-Griffiths Introduction So, how many wildebeest do you need? How many elephants is enough? And what do you need them for? These are not trivial questions, for they focus attention...

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...

Do You Dream of Running Your Own Aviation Business?

The growth of the aviation industry in East Africa has created many opportunities, not just for employment, but also for new businesses offering services to the larger airlines and airports, or delivering charter services on a smaller scale. For those with the ambition and dedication to create a new business, there are plenty of opportunities to succeed.

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...

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...

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...