CLIMATE CHANGE PART I: THE MAU FOREST — MAYUT

Introduction This is a topic that has triggered widespread debate and public discord across the globe. This is because our planet is approaching a breaking point. Some scientists have even gone a step further to postulate that; less that ten years remain before the effects of climate change can be irreversible. Climate change is caused […]Continue reading “CLIMATE CHANGE PART I: THE MAU FOREST — MAYUT”

Untold Reasons Why you Should Visit Mt Elgon National Park — AjiNet Services

The park is a beautiful site in the western touristic circuit, rich in diverse flora and fauna and the local cultural touch.A visit to the four explorable caves will give you a memorable experience. Location The park is located in Bungoma County, in the western touristic circuit,470KM (292 miles) northwest of Nairobi straddling the border […]Continue reading “Untold Reasons Why you Should Visit Mt Elgon National Park — AjiNet Services”

Garissa, Garsen, Hola on high alert as Kiambere dam overflows following heavy rains — Kimnet Media

Garissa, Garsen, Hola on high alert as Kiambere dam overflows following heavy rains – “It will take 24hours for the flow to reach Garissa, another 48hours to reach Hola & another 48 hours to reach Garsen,” WRA warned/FILE – Ministry of Water and Sanitation and Irrigation NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14 – The Water Resources Authority […]Continue reading “Garissa, Garsen, Hola on high alert as Kiambere dam overflows following heavy rains — Kimnet Media”

climb Mt Kenya in 2020 — besthike.com

Mount Kenya is the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. It’s about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. I’m looking at using Mt Kenya as an acclimatization hike immediately prior to Kilimanjaro. Mt Kenya takes 5 days and reaches a high point of 4985 metres over a trek of about 50 kilometres. SoContinue reading “climb Mt Kenya in 2020 — besthike.com”

A week in Mombasa, Kenya. Diani Beach & Tsavo East Safari — Rav Travels

My whole life I have been waiting for the opportunity to go to Mombasa, Kenya. This is mostly because my mum was born and raised here and as I was growing up, my mum would constantly talk about her childhood in Kenya. From how she would walk to school everyday eating mbuyu and achari to […]Continue reading “A week in Mombasa, Kenya. Diani Beach & Tsavo East Safari — Rav Travels”

King Kaka shares powerful new song “Wajinga Nyinyi” [Video] — Aipate

Kenyan artist King Kaka reignites his poetic skills with a new thought-provoking piece which he’s titled “Wajinga Nyinyi”. Arriving side-by-side an equally riveting monochromatic video, the song was written as a rebuke to both the corrupt politicians and the chronically gullible citizens who either support them or refuse to call them out. “Wajinga Nyinyi” carries […]Continue reading “King Kaka shares powerful new song “Wajinga Nyinyi” [Video] — Aipate”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL 2019 — Positive Young Women Voices

Do it and do it now! You do not have to have it all figured out. As long as your work changes a life for the better, things fall in place in their own time and you live a fulfilled life knowing you did not just stand back while injustice happened. You fight, and youContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL 2019 — Positive Young Women Voices”

Sailing Up Tana Delta — Rupi the African Trotter

Above: Bajuni fishing boat at Kipini. Copyright Rupi Mangat From the archives: January 2014 It’s 7 a.m. and we’re at the mooring bay in Kipini where the fishermen take a break from the deep sea and for their dhows and mashuas to be repaired. Their lives are centred around their fishing vessels with makeka’s spread […]Continue reading “Sailing Up Tana Delta — Rupi the African Trotter”

Seagrass: what is it, and why should we care? — Disciplines

Seagrass habitats are beautiful, and vitally important for a vast network of ecosystems. They are the bridges between land and open ocean, not only do they provide shelter and food for a vast array of organisms, seagrasses are globally significant carbon sinks. Like rain forests on land, these underwater grasslands help to lock in carbon, […]Continue reading “Seagrass: what is it, and why should we care? — Disciplines”