Need to Uber? Mombasa Has a Tuk-Tuk for That

Nairobi News, 20 September 2018<p>Uber has introduced a new product, uberPOA in Mombasa which will enable users to hail tuk tuk services on its …


Trump-loving Ron DeSantis hit with another racism scandal after his wife hangs out with notorious ‘birther’

Ron DeSantis, the Trump-loving Republican candidate for governor in Florida, has found himself involved in yet another racism controversy. Earlier on …

Liberal View

Science helps police close in on ivory cartels

The illegal ivory trade is a global industry worth $4 billion US annually. Now, research from the University of Washington is closing in on the …

University of Washington

DNA Forensics Is Helping Authorities to Catch Elephant Ivory Cartels

Scientists have created a novel DNA mapping tool that has exposed the secretive web of ivory trafficking in Africa.<p>Several times a year in African ports such as Mombasa and Togo, cargo containing tons of illegal elephant ivory is shipped by smuggling cartels, destined for countries such as Malaysia …

University of Washington




Cape Town is the most affordable destination for UK tourists

With prices as low as this to cover the basic need for a traveller to eat, tourists from the United Kingdom may flock to Cape Town’s shores this …

Cape Town

Kenya:How Nairobians Are Beating Inflated Matatu Fares

Increased bus fares in some city routes occasioned by fuel prices has compelled some thrifty Nairobians innovate ingenious means of forcing matatu …


Dj Rudeboy - NRG Turn Up Mixx Set 4 1

NRG Turn Up Mixx Every Saturday from 10pm till midnight!<p>Tune in 91.3FM Nairobi|96.3FM Mombasa|98.4FM Eldoret|94.8FM Kisumu|93.5FM Nakuru<br>Stream Live …


Horse racing betting tips: Best bets for Monday, September 17 from Hexham, Brighton, Worcester and Kempton Park

It's Monday.<p>The good news is you don't have to go back to school, unless you are a teacher.<p>The bad news is you do have to go back to work.<p>But in the …

Horse Racing


Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Monday's meetings at Worcester, Kempton, Brighton and Hewham.<p>Robin Goodfellow<p>…

Sport (UK)

Coldsmoke Terrain Pant

Versatile, rugged, and fashionable, the Coldsmoke Terrain Pant is built to be your new favorite. It's handmade in California using Swiss-made …


China's CCCC wins $398 million contract to build Mombasa oil terminal

NAIROBI (Reuters) - China Communications Construction Co has won a $398 million contract to build a new oil terminal at Kenya's main port of Mombasa, the acting head of the Kenya Ports Authority said on Thursday.<p>Daniel Manduku said the new terminal, whose construction will take 18 months, will …


Chinese Operator of Kenyan Railway Wins Bid for Oil Terminal

China Communications Construction Co., operator of Kenya’s new railway, won a bid to build an oil terminal that will have capacity to store 10 times …


Politics interfering with trade in East African Community

The deal to improve trade within the six-member East African bloc is being thwarted by bilateral political disputes, traders and analysts say.<p>Aisha …

East Africa

Kenya:Plucking Sonko's Flowers Lands Duo in Trouble, But Nairobians Unimpressed

[Nairobi News] Two men were on Tuesday arrested for allegedly plucking flowers on Mombasa Road on an area recently spruced up in the Nairobi …


Kenya:Traffic Woes Rock Likoni Channel as Biggest Ferry Breaks Down

[Nation] Traffic woes rocked the Likoni Channel in Mombasa on Wednesday morning after Mv Jambo, one of Kenya's biggest ferry, broke down.

Indian Ocean

Young People shape Kenya's Cultural Heritage by Digitizing Local Traditional Games

The three days event held at the Kenya Heritage Training Institute in Mombasa County aimed at building capacities of young people by equipping them …


Five Must-Have Cover-Ups for Summer

Here at <i>Sports Illustrated Swimsuit</i>, we may not be known for covering up, but we do know a thing or two about beachwear. And trust us when we say …


Africa:Kenya Now Among African Countries With Highest Fuel Prices

[Nairobi News] Kenya has been ranked seventh among African countries with the highest fuel prices, according to Global Petrol Prices.


The World Cruise Journey of a Lifetime

Seabourn’s style continually sets new standards in luxury. And, for those with the luxury of time, there’s no better fit than a world cruise. …

South-east Asia

Kenyan police cracking down on illegal immigrants

<b>Reports coming out of Kenya suggest that there is a growing intolerance for illegal immigrants in that country, especially those of Pakistani</b> …

News (South Africa)

This 146-day World Cruise Has Safaris, Cave Exploring, UNESCO Sites, and the Some of the World's Best Beaches

Luxury cruise line Seabourn has announced their first world cruise in six years with a 146-day journey across five continents.<p>The world cruise, …


Europe’s top budget airlines are in talks for long haul flights to Kenya

Ryanair and easyJet are considered some of Europe’s least popular carriers. Yet Kenya’s government is now preparing to engage the low-cost commercial carriers in a bid to revitalize its tourism sector.<p>Tourism minister Najib Balala tells Bloomberg the government is developing a strategy to get the …

Long Haul

Feature: Chinese-built SGR enlivens long-distance travel while injecting vitality into Kenya

Photo taken on June 3, 2018 shows the Nairobi Terminus of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) in Nairobi, Kenya. (Xinhua/Wang Teng)<p>by …

News (China)

Kenya Plans to Court Ryanair, easyJet to Boost Beach Tourism

Kenya plans discussions with low-cost airlines such as Ryanair Holdings Plc and easyJet Plc to begin flying to the East African nation famous for its …


Kenya:Over 1,000 Iported Vehicles Stuck at Mombasa Port

More than 1,000 imported vehicles are lying at Mombasa port following the breakdown of a vital National Transport and Safety Authority system.The …


West Ham United sink rivals Madaraka United in Left Foot clash

In the history of the league, West Ham United were yet to beat Madaraka United but they did it in style via first half goals<p>West Ham United convincingly beat rivals Madaraka United in a Division One match of Left Foot league played over the weekend.<p>In the history of the league, West Ham United were …

West Ham United

Kenya:Nakumatt Exits Mombasa As Last Outlet Closes

[Nation] Struggling Nakumatt Holdings, once the region's largest regional retailer, has exited Mombasa following closure of its Likoni branch, which …


Kenya:Travellers Hit As Matatus Protest Fuel Tax

(Photo: Daily Nation)Street protests and withdrawal of public service vehicles on Monday greeted government's decision to impose 16 percent value …


Kenyan fishermen use condoms for protection from the sea

Fishermen in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa are using condoms for protection - but not in the way you think.<p><i>Video journalist: Anthony Irungu</i>

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