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Upcoming Events

  • Kilimall Mobile Week

  • SharePoint Breakfast
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    Thika United v AFC Leopards
    Sunday 23 April, 2017
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  • Exhibition: Sibathontisele (Pt. 2)
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  • Black Gaze
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  • 22 Apr 2017 : Oshwal Mini Games 2017

  • Longonot Gate Open Day
    Longonot Gate Open Day at Naivasha site on April 22, 2017.
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  • Jianike SRHR Concert
    Jianike SRHR Concert is a platform under the Talents and Entreprenueurship Program of Miss Koch Kenya That Seeks to Address One Objctive Of The Program which is to Identify, Nurture And Promote Talents Made In Urban Slum Areas. The Concert Will Al……

  • The Table Mountain Elementaita Day Hike
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    Date: Saturday 22 April 2017.
    Duration: 1 Day Hike.
    Departure: Nairobi.
    Destination: The Table Mountain, Elmentaita…

  • Annual Events and Festivals


    • Kenya Golf Championship – Annual championship is part of the European Challenge Tour and features over 100 professional players from around the world (


    • Kenya Safari Rally (KCB Safari Rally) – Considered to be one of the world’s toughest rally’s, drivers come from around the world to race in the 2-day, Kenyan leg of the FIA African Rally Championship (


    • Madaraka Day (June 1st) – A national holiday to celebrate the start of self-rule from the United Kingdom in 1963.
    • Safari Sevens (Rugby) – An annual, international, rugby sevens tournament held in Nairobi since 1996, and run by the Kenya Rugby Football Union (



    • Kenya Music Festival – Regional music champions from schools and universities across Kenya perform set pieces, folk songs, choral music, and original pieces.



    • Moi Day (October 10th) – National holiday to celebrate the accomplishments of Kenya’s second President, Daniel arap Moi.
    • Kenyatta Day (October 20th) – National holiday to celebrate the memory of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first president.
    • Kenya International Film Festival – Annual film festival, features African and international productions, around a certain theme, at various Nairobi cinemas (
    • Nairobi Marathon – Thousands of runners compete in this annual 42 KM marathon (also includes 21 km half marathon, 10 km road race and a 2.5 km family fun run (


    • Crafts of Africa – Annual Christmas season, African craft and art show at the Sarit Centre. Includes a range of exhibitors selling everything from wood carvings to blown glass.


    • Taste of Nairobi Festival – Annual outdoor festival that includes live music and entertainment, food and beverage vendors, business displays, and arts and crafts (
    • Kenya Music Week – Held annually at the Sarit Centre, and showcases a range of Kenyan artists (
    • Jamahuri Day (Independence Day) (December 12th) – National holiday to celebrate Kenya’s establishment as a republic in 1964.