Ten of the most popular endangered animals

The third Friday of May is celebrated as endangered species Day across the globe. This day increases awareness about these species that are about to disappear from the face of the earth and need to save them. 1. Rhinoceros  Rhinoceros is commonly known as Rhino. There are five species of rhinos, each one with distinct characteristics. […]

The Sacred Mugumo tree

The demise of sacred mugumo tree (Ficus natalensis) in Kikuyu culture is symbolic that foretells incoming tragedy, end or beginning of an era. Mugumo tree grows upward, others are strangler figs that grows from seeds that falls on others. Mugumo trees offers a lifeline habitats for birds, fruit bats and monkeys. The roots (aerial roots) […]

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Mutunguru: the tallest tree in Kenya and probably the second tallest native tree in Africa

Mutunguru tree is believed to be the tallest tree in Kenya and the third tallest in Africa with the 62.5 feet and 3m circumference, after the Entandrophragma Excelsum which is the tallest tree in Africa, Kilimanjaro valley in Tanzania which stands at 81.5m (267ft) tall, see here and here and comprehensive information on Kilimanjaro Experience […]

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These select animals became extinct for the last over 200 years in Africa

For the last 100 years around 500 species have completely disappeared from the space of earth probably due to human. These are some of the select few that today are mystery; Bubal Hartebeest. Extinction Date: 1923 These animals roamed freely north of Sahara, specifically from Morocco to Egypt. When French came during partition and scrambling […]

Top universities in Kenya that attract international students

The Kenyan universities that attract foreign students have been revealed in a new report that exposes the competitiveness of the institution of higher learning. The cost of programmes they teach, quality of education and ease of accessing accommodation are some of the factors that attract international students. Other factors that attract foreign students to these […]

Parents protests over demands by schools in administering Grade four learners

Parents have raised concern over some of the items needed by teachers to evaluate Grade four learners. The Kenya National Examination (KNEC) urged teachers to use readily available material for the assessments. “We advised teachers to make the assessments as local as possible and based on items that are readily available within the school set […]

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