Last news

MOURNING

Farewell Andrea, the noble florentine in Malindi

Corsi lived in Malindi since years, dead at 73

10-01-2020 by Freddie del Curatolo

So noble in caring for himself, in walking and in the scurvy and never crude language he used, yet so simple, spontaneous, helpful and generous as a person in approaching anyone.
We will remember Andrea Corsi, who passed away yesterday after a brief and implacable illness, as the model pensioner of those we would like to have in Malindi.
Always in tune with Kenyans and fellow countrymen, positive in enjoying the wonders of this land, be it the beach and the ocean or the fruits and food, never grumpy or whining. Today, certain attitudes and predispositions of the human soul appear more and more as compliments or additional elements of character that should be "standard", adjectives such as "polite", "kind", "posed". 
Andrea was like that, never over the top, even after his traditional campari sprayed white or in the classic bar discussions.
He was an affirmed surveyor for many years in Florence, with his own studio, junior judo champion and tennis lover, when he retired he decided to quit everything and move to Malindi.
Here he hadn't abandoned the habits that distinguished him from the so-called "toscanacci": always impeccable in clothing, elegant even when he dressed African at parties at the home of local friends, always shaved and perfumed. But above all, always smiling and lovable when he met you and stopped for a chat. Not to mention when he used to cook an excellent meat sauce and then distribute it among his peers in the bar. Volunteer exiled friends like him, who were close to him until the last moment and advised him to take the last plane of a now vain hope for Italy. He left at 73 years old in his Florence, but his heart to the last beat was an African drum. As Fabrizio De Andrè, your favourite poet, sang: "it was better to leave us than never to have met".

TAGS: morto malindiitaliani malindiandrea malindipensionati malindifiorentino malindi

by Mirko Cannistraci

What Kenya will the journalist and anchorman Gad Lerner want to talk about in his new programme "Ricchi e Poveri", which he will make his debut tomorrow evening, Sunday 12 November, in the second evening on Rai Tre?

An evening of stories about Kenya and the Mijikenda ethnicity this Tuesday at Figino Serenza in the province of Como.
With free entrance, in the beautiful and elegant frame of Villa Ferranti, the headquarters of the municipal library, Malindikenya.net's director...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

MOURNE

by Freddie del Curatolo

by redazione

by redazione

An evening of friendship and the pleasure of being together in the atmosphere of "trattoria" of the People Bar & Restaurant.
Monday evening, February 13, Freddie and Sbringo acoustically meet his friend singer Andrea Parodi, a friend of many Americans...

READ ALL

by redazione

On Tuesday morning Andrea Cozzi, one of Malindi's most friendly and brilliant friends, was missing. 
Architect from Bergamo, always ready to beat and with the philosophy of everyday life. He was 60 years old. 
The editorial staff of Malindikenya. net...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

NEWS

by redazione

The Government of Kenya is seriously thinking about implementing a tourism policy that can attract travellers of a...

READ ALL THE ARTICLE

Between a few days, in July, thousands of pensioners residing abroad will receive the INPS pension plus the Fourteenth month.
We recall that this is not a "deserved" right, but the result of a certain battle conducted by unions, patronage,...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

by redazione

In recent days, the Italian Justice has forever archived one of the most famous criminal chapters of the so-called "good Rome", the massacre of Circeo.
It was 1975 and two girls were raped and tortured (one died, the other was...

READ ALL THE STORY

by Freddie del Curatolo

This year Freddie of the Curatolo chose children as a public to tell her stories of Kenya, between nature, solidarity and fun moments.
They are elementary schools, especially quarters and scenes, listening to stories that go from baobab to schools...

READ ALL THE REVIEW