Two World Heritage sites in Kenya have been picked by a UN agency to benefit from a Sh64 million fund put up to cushion such sites in Africa from the coronavirus impact.
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The two sites in Kenya emerged among 22 others that had applied for the funding.
Five Eastern African countries receive #SOSAfricanHeritage grants to promote COVID-19 resilience; Unesco
From rock art in southern Africa to pyramids along the River Nile, humans have been leaving their mark across the continent for millennia.
Unesco says they have complex ecosystems with many species of plants and animals.
Lake Turkana — the world’s largest desert lake — is at the risk of going extinct in coming years should there be no strategic interventions.
One can witness the spectacle of elephants sliding down the slopes.
There is definitely a lot one can discover and enjoy, so let’s take a look at what Kenya has to offer and why exactly it is one of the must-visit places this year.
Lamu is a pearl to be polished and looked after.
Invisible to migrating birds like flamingos late in the evening, the pylons are death traps.
From far, flamingoes’ pink and white patterns are a sight to behold. And except for the quacks of pelicans and fish eagles perched on the heap of stones…
Its listing on the Unesco List is a major boost to Kenya’s western tourism circuit.
It was inaugurated as a World Heritage Site after a painstaking process that started in the 1980s…
However, other clans have opposed any changes to the site’s history records.
If you are millennial, you may never know that in 1989, the then KANU government wanted to construct a 62-storey building to be known as the Kenya Tim…
Dry-stone walled settlement was probably built in the 16th century, according to UNESCO.