Month: April 2016

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Promoting Culture and Conservation at Kaya Muhaka Sacred Forest

The coastal forests of East Africa have some of the most beautiful and biologically important areas in the world, supporting many endangered plant and animal species. However, more than 30 million people also inhabit this region, putting increasing pressure on these natural resources and hence the need to promote and sustain conservation of these fragile ecosystems. Spread out along 200km of the Kenyan Coast are ten separate forested sites, mostly…

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Top 10 Beads Shops in Nairobi

Beads are a way of life in Africa and every visitor encounters beads sooner or later. Beads are an integral part of African history from time immemorial. Beads were worn during rituals, traditional ceremonies, for beautification, status symbols, for talisman purposes and for trade. Kazuri Beads (Clay Beads) KAZURI, which means small and beautiful in Swahili, began as a tiny workshop experimenting on making ceramic beads made by hand. At…