Ceremony marks elevation of Thimlich Ohinga site; Cecil Odongo; Nation

Dry-stone walled settlement was probably built in the 16th century, according to UNESCO.

Source: Ceremony marks elevation of Thimlich Ohinga site

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Rapid Response Facility (RRF) releases funds to fight flames in Mount Kenya National Park; Unesco

Source: Rapid Response Facility (RRF) releases funds to fight flames in Mount Kenya National Park

UNESCO Director-General deplores fires in Mount Kenya National Park; Unesco

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Source: UNESCO Director-General deplores fires in Mount Kenya National Park

Kenya helicopter crash leaves 4 Americans and a local pilot dead; CBS

Local pilot also killed in crash on an island in Lake Turkana in northern Kenya’s Rift Valley…

Source: Kenya helicopter crash leaves 4 Americans and a local pilot dead

Happy New Year 2019 from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Mechtild Rossler; Unesco

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Source: Happy New Year 2019 from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Lake Turkana; Rachel Gould; Atlas Obscura

The world’s largest permanent desert lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Fort Jesus; Max Cortesi; Atlas Obscura

This colonial fort is an intriguing example of Renaissance military architecture.

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Pollution puts Lamu Old Town’s world heritage status at risk; Thelma Mwadzaya; Deutsche Welle

Lamu is arguably the most unique and beautiful Swahili town in Kenya. But pollution is fast eroding the efforts to preserve the cultural richness of it’s historical town.

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The best new World Heritage Sites to visit from the UAE; Rosemary Behan; The National

Of the 19 new sites were inscribed in July, 6 are easily reachable from the UAE…

Source: The best new World Heritage Sites to visit from the UAE

Kenya: UN says Lake Turkana is endangered; Survival International

UN body says Lake Turkana, home to tribes in Kenya and Ethiopia, is in danger due to dam building upstream…

Source: Kenya: UN says Lake Turkana is endangered