Dispatches From The AIA – July 2019; Archaeological Institute of America

Source: Dispatches From The AIA – July 2019 – Archaeological Institute of America

New Kenyan sites on Heritage Lists; Nduta Waweru; Media Mex Network

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) recently included new inscriptions into the World Heritage List. From Kenya, the 16th  century settlement, Thimlich Ohinga was included based on three criteria: Criterion III, exceptional testimony to settlement traditions in the Lake Victoria Basin; Criterion IV, The settlements of Thimlich Ohinga provide an …

Source: New Kenyan sites on Heritage Lists

Keeping ancient site pristine, safe; Fred Oluoch; The East African

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Its listing on the Unesco List is a major boost to Kenya’s western tourism circuit.

Source: Keeping ancient site pristine, safe

Why Thim Lich Oinga hosted the World Heritage Sites celebration; Manuel Odeny; The Star

It was inaugurated as a World Heritage Site after a painstaking process that started in the 1980s…

Source: Why Thim Lich Oinga hosted the World Heritage Sites celebration

The scramble for Thim Lich Ohinga begins; Kevine Omollo; The Standard

However, other clans have opposed any changes to the site’s history records.

Source: The scramble for Thim Lich Ohinga begins : The Standard

History behind Kenya’s best heritage sites; Peter Muiruri; The Standard

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…

Source: History behind Kenya’s best heritage sites : The Standard

AIA Site Preservation Grant Recipient Named World Heritage Site; AIA

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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

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’s forgotten 16th-century walled settlement finally gets Unesco World Heritage status; Mildred Europa Taylor; Face2Face Africa

Source: Kenya’s forgotten 16th-century walled settlement finally gets Unesco World Heritage status – Face2Face Africa

Mumbai art deco buildings make Unesco list; BBC

A Saudi oasis, ancient Oman port and Korean mountain monastery also get World Heritage status.

Source: Mumbai art deco buildings make Unesco list