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Ngong Hills... Seven Hills in Maasailand

Ngong Hills was always a popular destination for school trips. Of course I always looked for excuses not to go. Reasons are obvious. So when we included it in our Trek List for Summit Seekers, I was excited and curious to take it on. 661 more words

2016 - This Year Is Mine!

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Tanzania as new tectonic plates are forming

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale has hit northern Tanzania this afternoon, 15:27 local time (12:27 GMT). Damage is extensive and the death toll is likely to rise as the impact of the earthquake is made more severe by its shallow focus (10km) and the fact that the epicentre is in a populated region with poorly constructed buildings: … 83 more words

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On The Mountain Of God

    Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai is the Mountain of God to the Masai people who live in its shadow. So central is this iconic mountain to their folklore that these East Africans venerate it as the maker of the world. 1,126 more words

Sleeping Warrior: Awaking the Warrior Within

The Sleeping Warrior and Ugali Hills peaks are located in the Great Rift Valley, in Gilgil, overlooking Lake Elementaita.

The hill is 2200km high and resembles a man lying on his back, hence the name “Sleeping Warrior”. 681 more words

2016 - This Year Is Mine!

2baba ft Sauti Sol – ‘Oya Come Make We Go’ in new video

The Nigerian superstar artiste formerly known as Tuface or 2Face, 2Baba, has dropped the official video for his highly rated pan-African single ‘Oya Come Make We Go’ which features Kenyan superstar pop group, Sauti Sol . 78 more words

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Tanzania and Mikumi National Park

The journey from Malawi to Tanzania was uneventful and mellow. We crossed magnificent mountain passes in the Great Rift Valley and passed through miles of lush rolling highland tea estates. 599 more words