Tourism Ministry Opens Office in Garissa

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism has opened a Regional Tourism office in Garissa in a bid to tap the huge tourism potential in the North Eastern Region.

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Rothschild’s Giraffe Enters IUCN’s Red List

With less than 670 Rothschild’s giraffe in the wild, the IUCN has now categorised the subspecies in their Red List as ‘Endangered’.

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Kenya Eyes India as Next Tourism Market

India seems like the next big thing for Kenya’s tourism, going by the rising numbers of Indian tourists to Kenya recorded by the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB).

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Hairy Antelope Spotted in the Maasai Mara

A strange hairy antelope was caught on camera in the famous Maasai Mara a few weeks ago. Experts guessed the animal may be suffering from Cushing’s disease or a mutation.

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Mv Dania Sinks in Style after 40 Years of Service

Mv Dania, a 40-year-old ship that plied the Gulf and East African trade routes in the 80s, was sunk amid pomp and jubilation at Bamburi Marine Park in Mombasa.

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Oldest Chimpanzee Fossil Found in Baringo

Paleontologists have discovered the first known chimpanzee fossil while digging near Lake Baringo, in Kenya’s expansive Rift Valley. The find will provide the first physical evidence that chimpanzees coexisted with early human ancestors known as hominins.

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