NAIROBI SAFARI WALK MINUTES AWAY By E Makena The mention of the term Kenyan Safari often conjures images of people on four wheel drives and pair of binoculars in hand. But as I discovered last weekend, a Safari doesn’t have to be on a car or miles away. Whether it’s savoring the leisure of bird-watching under the expanse blue African skies, enjoying...
By E Makena Enchanting sandy beach lapped with clear aqua marine waters are the sights that greet me when I step into a wooden deck in Kilifi Bay Beach resort. The deck in the ocean front resort offers a scenic view of Indian Ocean. Waters of the sea sprawled right in-front of me gather into high tides towards the bare...
A voter has moved to the Eldoret High Court to challenge Alfred Keter's re-election as MP in the August 8 election. Robert Kibet Kemei, chairman of Citizen Voice and Action, filed the petition through his lawyer Joshua Kemboi. Kemboi has accused Keter of voter bribery, treating and intimidating voters, and campaigning beyond schedule, including on August 6 to 8. "He (Keter) also...
By E Makena Towering palm trees line the edges of the road leading to Watamu village in North Coast. They sway lazily at the gentle nudge of the wind, releasing a breeze that fans away the morning coastal heat. At sunrise, I make my way into Turtle Bay Beach Club located within the village. Here, I am met by an...
By E Makena In the leafy suburbs of Karen, lies one of the fascinating animal sanctuaries around the city, the Giraffe centre. Many years have gone into creating the giraffe sanctuary that has overtime become a popular tourist attraction in Nairobi. The majestically tall mammals freely roam the expanse 120 acre portion of land browsing on bushes and shrubs. Betty, Daisy,...
Moi tops in Kenya in latest Webometrics universty rankings The latest University web ranking, (July 2017) puts Moi University ahead of the oldest institution of higher learning, University of Nairobi, which has always ranked top, this follows the latest Webometric rankings of the best Universities in Kenya. Click webometrics (http://www.webometrics.info/en/Africa/Kenya%20) to view Moi University Position In Subsaharan Africa(http://www.webometrics.info/…/Ranking_af…/Sub_saharan_Africa ), Moi University was...
Uhuru is leading Raila in the latest poll that has been released by IPSOS Synovate with 47 percent aginst 43 percent. Other three local pollster companies and another one from the US have also released their poll results showing Uhuru is leading. According to the TIFA poll which was released recently, Uhuru is also taunted to be leading the presidential...
Mandago officially declares his interest to vie for presidency in 2022 Jackson Mandago has expressed interest in vying for the presidency in 2022. Politicians from the Rift Valley region, who have expressed likelihood of vying in in 2022 has now increased with the list being made up of Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi. Mandago is currently battling...
Magufuli confirms NASAs rumors of tallying centre in Tanzania Tanzania now has responded to claims that NASA has a tallying centre in Tanzania. Although the air was cleared by NASA principle during the recently held presidential debate, the country has had to talk in relation to the matter. Tanzania’s President Magufuli through his State House communications director George Msigwa has however...
from a total of 26 candidates, Education cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has appointed Mwenda Ntarangwi as the new Chief executive officer (CEO) for the Commission for University Education (CUE) with effect from September 5. The renown professor who was working as an associate professor teaching at Calvin college will serve for a period of five years replacing Prof David Some...

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