A Stroll along Sabaki River Mouth: Kenya’s biggest estuary and an Important Bird Area (IBA) — Rupi the African Trotter

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Above: Sabaki Estuary. Copyright Rupi Mangat From the archives: May 2010 On the mudflats of the Sabaki, a strong sun beats down so fierce that it makes the water over the sand sparkle. On the bridge above, cars and matatus speed over the estuary – Kenya’s biggest – unaware of…

A Stroll along Sabaki River Mouth: Kenya’s biggest estuary and an Important Bird Area (IBA) — Rupi the African Trotter

Above: Sabaki Estuary. Copyright Rupi Mangat From the archives: May 2010 On the mudflats of the Sabaki, a strong sun beats down so fierce that it makes the water over the sand sparkle. On the bridge above, cars and matatus speed over the estuary – Kenya’s biggest – unaware of the stunning vistas below and […]Continue reading “A Stroll along Sabaki River Mouth: Kenya’s biggest estuary and an Important Bird Area (IBA) — Rupi the African Trotter”

Malindi-Watamu vacay: Gedi Reptile Center — Girl On The Move

This was the starting point. Gotta start here to connect everything under Gedi 👉🏾https://evamuturi.wordpress.com/2019/06/28/gedi-ruins-2/ Started as a rescue center in handling cases of reptiles that were on the verge of being killed, burned or trafficked to other countries, it has been instrumental particularly to neighboring schools whose students had snake phobia. This became its target […]Continue reading “Malindi-Watamu vacay: Gedi Reptile Center — Girl On The Move”

Malindi-Watamu Vacation: Vasco da Gama Pillar — Girl On The Move

In Malindi town on the Silversand road lies the historic pillar that was gazetted in the the National Museums of Kenya. The entrance to the magical site is Ksh 100 whereby after entry a visitor is served with the blue beauty of the Indian Ocean. The key features enroute is the Malindi Law Courts, a […]Continue reading “Malindi-Watamu Vacation: Vasco da Gama Pillar — Girl On The Move”

Haller Park( Mombasa) — JUMA BRENDA TRAVELS

What comes into your mind at the mention of the word -Mombasa? White sandy beaches?Expensive and exotic hotels? Mombasa Port? Bikini wear?coconut? Madafu? Mabuyu? Pilau? Well, what came into my mind was.’ Is there a Park in Mombasa or an animal orphanage’ YES there is. Haller Park Mombasa is a lovely park in Bamburi.A unique […]Continue reading “Haller Park( Mombasa) — JUMA BRENDA TRAVELS”

Kenya Oil exploration again — Muruma Kelvin

Stakeholders from Kenya’s oil and gas sector have sounded the alarm on the lopsided focus on proceeds from oil exploration to warn of hidden risks to the fiscal obsession. The cautionary advice comes as both government and its citizenry continue to battle the management of expectations from the impending decision on the full-scale exploration of […]Continue reading “Kenya Oil exploration again — Muruma Kelvin”

Dreaming In Africa — Tish Farrell

Long ago when we lived in Africa and far away on Manda Strait in the Lamu Archipelago, Captain Lali dreams. It is late afternoon, the day after Christmas Day, and we have been sailing in Mzee Lali’s small dhow, out exploring the reef and catching a fish or two for a seaboard lunch that will […]Continue reading “Dreaming In Africa — Tish Farrell”

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”

The Top 4 Welfare Priorities for Kwale County, Kenya — UPGro

My name is Jacob Katuva and I’m a researcher with Oxford University. I largely work in the water and poverty area. My research has been in Kenya – Kwale County specifically – where I’ve been looking at the links between water and welfare. Kwale County has a population of close to 900,000 people. The majority […]Continue reading “The Top 4 Welfare Priorities for Kwale County, Kenya — UPGro”