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Manyara By Night

The car grumbles beneath me and its rocking motion is making me drowsy, I’m desperately tired. I’ve been whizzed about by air and road in a…

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Sole Of Africa

Since the car tyre first hit the shores of Kenya, the Maasai community has used them to create sandals, called ‘Akala’. Maasai Treads has taken on…

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Simbas Around SERIAN

A gang of grown ups hitting middle age climbs onto two Airkenya caravans early Friday morning. We are setting off for a party in the bush.…

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For the Predators

Two male lions appear from thick bush and stalk through the scrub far more quietly than expected, given their sheer size. Their movement is stealthy, covering…

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Donkey Hides Whip Livelihoods

In March 2017, residents of Kitengela town, 30km out of Nairobi, marched to the police station to protest the extensive stealing and killing of their donkeys…

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Composing LAMU

Fitsum Berhe tells me that you can live with history here. Just one of the things that attracts artists to Lamu. Fitsum is Ethiopian and has…

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Dancing Aloes

Dancing on the hills. What a lovely concept and the elegant aloes that are indigenous to the area do indeed appear to dance on the escarpment…

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