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Below are the latest news headlines for Nairobi of interest to travelers:

  • Fire in NNP – 15 November 2015, 1:48 pm
    By Will Knocker: A couple of weeks ago at the height of the drought I could see a huge fire in the Park from my home in the Silole Sanctuary… Plumes of smoke drifting towards Wilson Airport What…
  • Simba’s Picnic – 26 October 2015, 6:21 am
    By Will Knocker: Early morning at Mokoyeti picnic site… The King is looking to have either baboons OT tourists for breakfast… The Queen on the lookout… Do not mess…..   Se…
  • Wetlands of NNP – 15 October 2015, 7:56 am
    Images by Trish Heather-Hayes “The grandfather of birding lists is the Nairobi one, with 605 sp. rdecorded from the city & environs. NNP is the nest with 529 sp.” So writes Stephen Sp…
  • UPDATE 1-Kenya’s shilling firm, stocks down for fifth straight session – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 2:28 pm
    (Adds shilling closing level, stocks, bonds)
    By George Obulutsa
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Kenya’s shilling reversed
    some of its gains from earlier on Thursday due to some dollar
    demand from v…
  • Kenya 91-day Treasury bill yield rises to 20.637 pct – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 2:14 pm
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The weighted average yield on
    Kenya’s 91-day Treasury bill rose to 20.637 percent
    at auction on Thursday from 18.607 percent last week, the
    central bank said….
  • Orange in final talks to sell Kenyan mobile stake -minister – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 10:07 am
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – France’s Orange SA is
    in the final round of negotiations with an unidentified party to
    sell its 70 percent stake in Orange Kenya, Kenya’s finance
    minister said….
  • Kenya central bank seeks to mop up 5 bln shillings in liquidity – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 8:03 am
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Kenya’s central bank said on
    Thursday it planned to mop up 5 billion shillings ($47.89
    million) in excess liquidity from the money markets….
  • Kenya’s shilling at one-month highs, buoyed by high T-bill yields – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 7:46 am
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Kenya’s shilling was
    trading at its strongest level in a month early on Thursday,
    helped by rising yields on government securities and weak
    corporate demand for dollars.
  • East African Breweries sells glass subsidiary – Reuters – 1 October 2015, 7:33 am
    NAIROBI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – East African Breweries Limited
    (EABL) said on Thursday it had concluded the sale of
    one its subsidiaries, Central Glass Industries, to South
    Africa’s Consol Glass Africa Pro…
  • Urban farmers around the world – in pictures – – 18 September 2015, 9:37 am
    We asked our community to share stories of farming projects in cities across the globe. From using old sacks in Nairobi to the garden of a Syrian mosque, here are a few ways our readers have been inno…