A documentary that aims to showcase the beauty of the unique Lamu archipelago and the great work the Lamu Marine Conservation Trust has been doing.
There are plenty of butterflies, birds and elephants to be seen in Masai Mara this January.
After a thrilling experience of a wild dogs defending their pups we go onto explore what makes these hunters so exceptional.
Meet Jackson Looseyia, one of Africa’s finest field guides and former presenter of BBC’s Big Cat Live.
The Serengeti is a place that is hard wired into our DNA and it’s a place that we all have to visit, if possible more than once.
Here is a photo collection to showcase the magnitude of wildlife sightings you can experience with just 24 hours in the Maasai Mara!
An orphaned elephant is rescued from Milgis Lugga, Kenya along with two tiny ostrich chicks.
Cris travels to Kenya to meet up with John, a charming Maasai gentleman, to research the challenges of educating girl children in the Maasai community.
Discovering that there is more to Kenya than what meets the eye.
Hot air balloon rides. wildebeest migrations, large felines and game drives… There are countless reasons why we love the Maasi Mara!
Football, oryx, warriors – it’s an unusual combination but this is how Melako Community Conservancy in Northern Kenya is helping to secure the future of wildlife and communities.
The man who saved the African elephant in the 1980s is returning to the fray. This time nothing will stop Richard Leakey except the grim reaper.
Alamnyak Thaddeu has big plans for a bee-keeping project in his Loiborsoit community in Tanzania.
Over the last month the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has welcomed two new orphaned elephants, rescued from well and a herd of cattle
Jeremy sets out birding in Arabuko Sokoke forest, a fragile green jewel of Kenya’s coastline.
Watch as Alison Nicholls helps in the painting of a school in rural Tanzania.
Africa Geographic encounters a rare melanistic serval in Tanzania’s Mkomazi National Park.
With the great migration is on it’s way to the Masai Mara things have been stirred up at Governer’s Camp, with an explosion of fantastic game sightings.
Three suspects have been arrested by Kenya Wildlife Services rangers in Mackinon in relation with the killing of Satao.
The Government of the Republic of Kenya has with effect from 1st July 2014 decided to introduce visas for South African nations who wish to visit Kenya.
Satao, the world’s biggest elephant, is dead. Satao, who was killed by poachers at Tsavo East National Park, in southeast Kenya and was celebrated as one of the last surviving great tuskers.
An update on travel to Kenya and security concerns regarding travel to Lamu.
Following recent developments in Kenya here is an update on the present situation for those interested in travelling to the country.
Lioness Siena from the Marsh Pride of lions in the Masai Mara was badly injured on her left lower flank by a buffalo horn. Without intervention it is certain that Siena would not have survived this injury and her cubs would also have been in jeopardy.
Shivani Bhalla, a fourth-generation Kenyan who founded Ewaso Lions in 2007, has been awarded the 2013 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation.
When is a tunnel not a tunnel? When it’s a trunk road. This tunnel, which connects two wilderness areas in Kenya, has just opened and for the first time elephants have been spotted using it.
Not venturing too far from home, Aleema decides to re-explore a place she had not been to in many years; The Nairobi National Park.
The Kenyan parliament has passed a new bill that calls on a life sentence as punishment for wildlife poachers.
A selection of funny animal pictures from Porini Camps in Kenya.
Ovelanders Patrick an Chloe visit Lake Chala and the Amboni Caves in Tanzania.
A young boy’s experience in Kenya – meeting the Maasai and hanging with his dad, a wildlife photographer.
The radio crackles, a dusty message. Not good news – the Maasai are hunting lions. The cats have reportedly broken into a boma overnight and killed 40 shoats (sheep/goats) and a cow. The loss is devastating to the family involved.…
1. Panthero leo is one of 4 big cats – the others being tigers, jaguars and leopards. 2. The lion is the second largest cat after the tiger, with males weighing up to 250kg and females up to 180kg. Despite…
Original source: bushboundgirl.com Braving a night-time walk in Laikipia, Kenya, I made my way down a little dirt path through the camp. Suddenly I froze. In the light of my torch shone two little blazing eyes, unblinking, gleaming at me…
Upon arrival in Kenya, everyone was excited to see what this magnificent country had to offer. We camped at the border town and began the “Meltdown Madness” section of the TdA tour the following day, which has been known to…
Kenya, Botswana, Namibia and the Seychelles: these are the magical places photographer Martin Harvey visited and immortalised in his aerial portfolio ‘Africa from Above’. Here’s an appetiser for what awaits you in the current issue of Africa Geographic. For Martin…
The ride into Yabello and the rest day became known as the toughest of the trip. I know I keep saying that, but this day of off-road cycling and other factors such as a strong head wind and climbing made…
Kenya’s Rift Valley is a wonderland in its own right. When its masses of flamingos take to the air, every visitor catches his breath and reaches for his camera. Spectacularly pink in colour and oddly shaped atop tall, bald, stilted…
Written by: Karim Kara With the current devastating poaching situation in Kenya and Africa as a whole, Non Governmental groups and conservation bodies, supported by bands of individuals singing the same song, marched the streets of Mombasa chanting “Protect our…
With the close of 2012, and the 10th edition of Safari having just been released, we look back to some of our most favourite travel stories from the last year. 1. Magnificent Mara Africa Geographic founder Peter Borchert experienced the…
Richard Turere hates African lions, yet this thirteen-year-old Kenyan has become one of the wildlife heroes protecting African lions. Like most village boys his age, Richard is responsible for safeguarding his family’s livestock. “We are enemies, “ he says about the large-cat…
1. Kanga from Kenya The kanga is a colourful piece of cotton cloth, worn by women and occasionally by men throughout Eastern Africa. The fabric is painted with pretty Arabic-style patterns, and along the one edge there is always a printed message in Swahili…
By Shem Compion While in the heart of Maasailand one morning, I saw this Maasai Mzee (Elder) some 100m away on a walk, and immediately knew I wanted to photograph him. My Masai friend introduced us and the chatting started.…
After returning from Kenya, photographer Marius Coetzee showed us his photographs from the safari and we all became instantly and painfully jealous. Here’s a selection from the album to make you also ache for this remarkable part of Africa. Share…