Kenyan Facts: The great Rift Valley – Future sea or continent

by Mugalavai Ngosiane on October 22, 2013

great rift valleyThe great Rift Valley of Kenya is a deep trench that stretches from Syria to Mozambique and all the way East through Kenya where it separates into the eastern and western rift. The western branch runs along the eastern border of Democratic Republic of Congo while the eastern rift heads across Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and on to Ethiopia. [Continue Reading…]


Kenyan Fact | Lake Victoria and the forgotten tiff called Migingo

by Mugalavai Ngosiane on September 13, 2013

lake victoria

In terms of water bodies, Lake Victoria is way up there with the best seeing as it’s the second largest fresh water lake in the world (and as the name suggests,Lake Superior in North America is the top dog) and was named after Queen Victoria by John Hanning Speke, one of the many explorers searching for the source of the River Nile. [Continue Reading…]


Kenyan Fact: Tusker & the Bolt of Lightning that Was Warm Beer

by Mugalavai Ngosiane on August 22, 2013

warm tusker beerA bolt of lightning, that’s how l remember my first sip of warm Tusker beer. In those days, we all used to drink the same kind of beer which was considered hip…though the fact that it was tens cheaper helped of course. [Continue Reading…]


mt. kenyaWhen l think of Mount Kenya, l think about when l’ll eventually make that climb to one of its peaks and consequently fulfill one of my long term goals. Sounds like an adventure that would make for a great blog one day. [Continue Reading…]


Kenyan Fact: Of Kenya, the Garden of Eden & Tomb Raider

by Mugalavai Ngosiane on August 24, 2012

cradle of lifeThe discovery of hominid fossils in Kenya dating back to millions of years have led many to believe Kenya (and of course the surrounding East Africa region) as the cradle of mankind. A homo erectus skull dating back 1.5 million years plus a 1.4 million old homo habilis skull are Kenya’s credentials in the world of palaeontology. [Continue Reading…]