ULTIME NOTIZIE

RESIDENTIAL RESORT

Rafiki Tamu, a reality born from the dream of Watamu

Discovering a beautiful residential pearl

24-02-2024 by redazione

Watamu is not an exotic holiday destination like any other, because in addition to delighting the spirit and...

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EVENTS

Another beautiful Sunday with buffet at Pizza O Malindi

Free sunbeds, music and many specialities

24-02-2024 by redazione

Malindi's Pizza O restaurant and beach bar with sun loungers offers another fine Sunday...

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EVENTS

Beach party in Paparemo, Watamu's cult Saturday night

Music and dancing on the beach of the seven islands

24-02-2024 by redazione

The Saturday night cult event in Watamu, for those who want to experience the night and ...

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KELVIN'S FAREWELL

Kenya stops for Kiptum's funeral

End of the post-mortem events of the unfortunate champion

23-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

It is not often, fortunately, that a young champion, a world record holder, suddenly loses his life through...

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HERITAGE TOURISM

23-02-2024 by redazione

There is no hope for the Malindi that could be the historical and cultural landmark of the whole of Kenya and...

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Eta, how to apply for the new visa for Kenya

Info, links and procedures reported here

22-02-2024 by redazione

As of 1 January 2024, the website for electronic travel authorisation to enter Kenya, www.etakenya.go.ke, is...

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ECONOMICS

Kenya is no longer at risk of economic default

Ruto's announcement gives hope, but...

22-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Kenya is no longer at risk of economic default. At least that is the authoritative view of its first...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

Matatu, lawless fantasists in Kenya

Excerpt from the book 'Nairobi, the visible city'.

22-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Nairobi's anarchy is a form of self-management in constant motion. The matatu are certainly the...

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ITALIAN HOSPITALITY

A special day at Kilili Baharini in Malindi

Timeless beauty, between beach, pool and restaurant

21-02-2024 by Freddie e Leni

The tourist season in Malindi, which has not recorded such positive numbers since 2019, has...

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EVENTS

Olimpia Club's beach party in Malindi

Dinner and then music with DJ Alipappi, ladies free

21-02-2024 by redazione

Every Wednesday, the Olimpia Club beach party in...

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VISA

How to invite a kenyan in Italy

Information about visas for our country

21-02-2024 by redazione

"I would like to invite a Kenyan citizen to Italy, how do I do it?"
Many times...

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Aberdare, between mountains waterfalls and forests

Unspoilt afro-alpine landscape

20-02-2024 by Leni Frau

It is still one of the most pristine natural places in Kenya, suspended in an Afro-alpine landscape...

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EVENTS

Rosada Beach Malindi celebrate women

Free entrance to the monday and friday beach party

19-02-2024 by redazione

From Valentine's Day to the eighth of March and, why not, even beyond: Rosada Beach in Malindi

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KENYA HOLIDAYS

The tourist season in Malindi and Watamu continues apace

Excellent projections until Easter, Italian businesses smile

19-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The rosiest expectations for the 2023-2024 tourist season in Kenya seem to have been met, at...

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RECIPES

Catalan lobster with fresh tropical fruit

An elegant mix of indian ocean and african land fruits

18-02-2024 by redazione

On the African shores of the Indian Ocean, the combination of fish with fruit has always been...

HISTORY

In Kilifi the world's first artisans, 70,000 years ago

Ancient tools are studied after German archaeological discovery

17-02-2024 by redazione

There is more and more certainty that, apart from being the cradle of civilisation, between...

ECONOMICS

Sudden recovery of the Kenyan shilling against the euro and dollar

The reasons for the record loss of foreign currencies in just 2 days

16-02-2024 by redazione

And suddenly the Kenyan shilling recovered, returning to its pre-summer levels and...

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COMUNICAZIONI

Important for those with employees in and around Malindi

Letter from the Nacional Social Insurance Fund (NHIF) Branch Manager

16-02-2024 by redazione

A communication for the entire Italian community in and around Malindi, regarding those...

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PLACES

Friday beach party in the new Rosada

Malindi's historic venue offers entertainment

16-02-2024 by redazione

Rosada Beach in an all-new and even more atmospheric atmosphere offers its..

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ENVIRONMENT

Palm trees, a resource and beauty to be preserved on the Kenyan coast

Almost 200 endangered species, their usefulness

15-02-2024 by Leni Frau

Among the endangered palm species, and those threatened by human activities, according to a recent...

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EVENTS

14-02-2024 by redazione

An evening under the stars in the only charming all-pink location in Malindi, on Silversand...

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EVENTS

Watamu Carnival at Come Back

Masquerade dance party for Fridays with Mamiy's Pizza

14-02-2024 by redazione

A big and colourful event this Friday, 16 January, at Come Back in...

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MALINDI BY NIGHT

Valentine's Day with dinner and disco at the Olimpia Club

Bubbles and roses for the ladies, then the party with DJ Alipappi

14-02-2024 by redazione

A special evening of beach partying to celebrate the feast of love at the Olimpia...

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VALENTINE'S DAY

The healthy naivety of Italian lovers in Kenya

The reasons for lovers on the shores of the Indian Ocean

14-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Among the tens of millions of human beings who today remember, believe in and...

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PLACES MALINDI

13-02-2024 by redazione

COMING TO KENYA

Electronic travel authorisations in Kenya slower

ETA system sometimes fails to process in 72 hours

13-02-2024 by redazione

The new system of electronic Kenyan travel authorisation, eTA, which came into effect on...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

I sleep above the bridges because...

A shot, a Kenyan story

13-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

I sleep above the bridges, because there is no more room...

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MOURNING

Farewell to Kiptum, young Kenyan marathon recormen

Fatal for 24-year-old Eldoret man in car accident

12-02-2024 by redazione

A terrible and mocking fate took the life of Kenyan marathon champion Kelvin Kiptum, just...

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LATEST NEWS

12-02-2024 by redazione

SERVICES

12-02-2024 by redazione

Another glitch in one of the most widely used online systems for foreigners in Kenya is blocking...

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EVENTS

Monday in Malindi is always Rosada Beach Party

Historic date for dancing on the beach

12-02-2024 by redazione

Even in the new year, the Monday date for dancing barefoot on the sand and having fun in...

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RECIPES

How to cook the real swahili style chicken

Recipe and secrets of one of the famous Kenya coast dihes

11-02-2024 by redazione

Chicken cooked "swahili style" is affected, like many dishes of the Kenyan coast, by ancient mixes and suggestions between India, Middle East and other countries that have frequented the Indian Ocean of Africa.
Here is the original recipe for this tasty dish of earth.

ENVIRONMENT

And the wild animals took back Kenya

Stories of invasions, conflicts and difficult coexistence

10-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Who knows if the history of planet earth, after millions of years of geological eras, glaciations, caataclysms...

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Kenya in the tunnel of rising import prices

Roberto Miano: 'Contingent situation not to be an alibi'

09-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

It is a very difficult time for importers of products from Italy and Europe to Kenya, amidst current...

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EDUCATION

School Kenya, judge blocks online payments

Appeal against the changeover to eCitizen upheld

09-02-2024 by redazione

The High Court has temporarily suspended the government's recent directive that would require...

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EVENTS

A free Italian 'perfect dinner' in Nairobi

Movie screening by the Italian Cultural Institute

08-02-2024 by redazione

Oh no, this time it is not one of those invitation-only events where someone always...

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POOR KENYA

Illicit brews, still victims of Kenya's great scourge

Stories on the edge, where beyond tradition there is only destruction

08-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Another tragic news story brings to the surface one of the great problems with which the heart...

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PERSONS

Leni Frau, who is the italian photographer in Kenya

Shots and exhibitions, from coastal tribes to the Dandora landfill

08-02-2024 by redazione

She landed in Kenya years ago from Italy with a passion for Africa and photography and now tells the...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

Mabati (A poem)

"...is the courage of the believer lighting a dim light and extinguishing a prayer"

08-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Mabati
is a poacher's story
that begins...

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QUEEN DELI

The success of Italian padel in Nairobi

Gigiri meeting point between sport and more

07-02-2024 by redazione

It is much more than a meeting place for sports enthusiasts and those who like to keep fit...

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HOLIDAYS

Tourism in Kenya on the upswing, confirmation from BIT Milan

Italian tour operators confident for a positive 2024

07-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The confirmation comes from the Association of Italian Tour Operators (Astoi) at the opening of the...

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MEETING

Tourism, Kenyan CS Mutua in Malindi to relaunch it as a 'hub'

Cleanliness, electricity and security, beyond the airport hope

06-02-2024 by redazione

Malindi as a coastal tourism hub, starting with the airport, services and urban...

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EDUCATION

School in Kenya will only be paid for online

Fees will go on the eCitizen platform: possible inconvenience

06-02-2024 by redazione

As of this year, although the date is yet to be confirmed, to pay school fees, parents or...

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Italian tourist serious in Mombasa, hopes for medical repatriation

Young man from Verona allegedly had a swimming pool accident in Malindi

05-02-2024 by redazione

The Italian Embassy in Kenya has been following for several days the story of an Italian tourist...

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Ubuntu, Leni Frau's realism between beautiful and necessary art

Una mostra da vedere, aperta fino a fine mese all'Ardhi Gallery di Nairobi

05-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

There is not only "our" Leni Frau, in the interesting group photo exhibition 'Ubuntu, Humanity and...

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COMING TO KENYA

Travelling to Kenya, what you can bring

Valuables, personal effects and more in the 2024 rules

04-02-2024 by redazione

As of 1 January 2024, the system for travelling to Kenya has changed: one no longer has to...

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NEW RULES

No Kenya for those suspected for less than five years

With eTA, the government requests information and acts accordingly

03-02-2024 by redazione

No foreign travellers, of any nationality, who are involved in trials or suspected of crimes in the...

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KENYA NEWS

Explosion and frightening fire in Nairobi

Dead and more than 220 injured in Embakasi district

02-02-2024 by redazione

A frightening fire broke out overnight in Nairobi, following the explosion of gas cylinders which in turn...

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POLITICS

Italy-Kenya relations after Ruto's 'campaign'

From words to deeds, the first benefits of the summit are awaited

02-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Kenyan President William Ruto concluded his visit to Italy, where in addition to the Italy-Africa summit he...

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Leni's no-ghosts exhibition at the Ardhi Gallery in Nairobi

Shots of women from the Dandora landfill in the 'Ubuntu' collective

02-02-2024 by redazione

There is also the gaze of our Italian photographer Leni Frau within the interesting contemporary art...

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NEWS

Controls are triggered for all Airbnb in Kenya

Short-term rentals in the eye of the storm after feminicides

01-02-2024 by redazione

Starting next week, the Kenyan government has announced a sweep of all short-term...

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MADE IN ITALY

Success for Italian wine in Nairobi

Reportage on the very successful Gambero Rosso event in Kenya

01-02-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The event was not only excellently successful, but also took care of the smallest details to make it an...

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SAVANNAH'S LIFE

31-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

What can come along to annoy the King of the Savannah, to the point of making him lose sleep...

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WATAMU EVENTS

Every week there's 'White Friday' party at Come Back

Music, elegance and fun in collaboration with Mamiy's Pizza

31-01-2024 by redazione

Starting next Friday, 2 February, every week in Watamu will be "White Friday" at...

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TOURISM

Positive January on the Kenyan coast with increased attendance

The tourism sector hopes for a good influx until Easter

30-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The Kenyan coast, thanks mainly to the exploits of Watamu, Kilifi and Lamu, is recording a better...

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EVENTS

Gambero Rosso big day in Nairobi today

We tell you about a 'wine tasting' on the eve of the promotion event

30-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

For Nairobi and for Italian wineries, importers and restaurateurs in Kenya, the big day has arrived in...

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IMPORTANT MEETING

Kenya among the protagonists at the Italy-Africa summit in Rome

Not only 'Mattei Plan', but also bilateral meetings and agreements in sight

29-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Kenya is among the leading countries at the Italy-Africa summit starting...

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EDITORIAL

How Kenya reacts to the growing phenomenon of feminicides

Demonstrations, protests and the need for a new narrative

29-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Last Saturday, demonstrations in Nairobi, Mombasa and in the country's major county capitals, organised...

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ITALIANS

Farewell to Loreto and its happy and beloved Kenya

The memory of an enthusiastic Malindi visitor

28-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

An always respectful tourist, a lover of Africa, an enthusiast of life and a wonderful ...

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EDITORIAL

Sunset of the mukombero, Kenya's natural viagra

Studies deny its power, but perhaps because...

27-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Recent studies by the Department of Reproductive Health Services at the University of Nairobi, have...

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PLACES

It's always Grand Buffet Sunday at Pizza O Malindi

The year continues with lunch, music and the beach

27-01-2024 by redazione

The Sunday grand buffets of Pizza O in Malindi continue. After the Christmas and New Year's Eve...

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NAIROBI EVENTS

Weekend full of music at Matteo's in Karen

Friday country and Saturday dance with DJs

26-01-2024 by redazione

Music for all tastes at the weekend of Matteo's Lounge & Events, Karen's restaurant, which...

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INSIDE LAND

Kenya discovers coltan, opportunities and great risks

Deposits of the rare and precious 'technology' mineral found

26-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

At a time of severe economic crisis in the country, the new discovery announced by Kenya's Minister of Mineral...

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KENYA SAFARI

A plunge into the magical Tsavo savannah blooming in white

Wonders and refreshment for the animals after the many rains

26-01-2024 by Giovanna Grampa

What an enchanted land the Tsavo savannah is after more than two months of heavy...

WILDLIFE

An 'Italian' hope to save the northern white rhinoceros

Successfully transferred an embryo in the Ol Pejeta reserve in Kenya

25-01-2024 by Leni Frau

The world's first successful embryo transfer in rhinos, thanks to research carried out by a Cremona-...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

I had passed by not to be 'past'

African encounters that remain in the memory

25-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

I had passed by to look for you, but you were no longer in your usual place, in one of the few masonry...

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WINE TASTING

Italian 'Gourmet Master' evening in Nairobi

Journey into the world of San Marzano wineries on friday

25-01-2024 by redazione

What better way to promote an excellent Italian wine cellar, in this case from...

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AIR TRAVELS

After Flydubai will other companies fly to Mombasa?

Government open to 'open skies policy'

24-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

After the abolition of the visa requirement for citizens from all over the world as of 1 January 2024 and the...

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ALOE, OILS AND MORE

Agar, wellness and eco-sustainability with an Italian 'heart' in Kenya

African essences and natural products for an expanding business

24-01-2024 by redazione

From the semi-arid areas of Kenya in search of what African nature makes extraordinarily available......

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NEW RULES

Car number plates in Kenya, practice unblocked for tourists

We explain how it should be done, without the need for a valid ID

23-01-2024 by redazione

There is an opening for all non-resident Kenyan car owners.
The National...

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TESTIMONIAL

Pulina, the globetrotting chef in love with Watamu

Where Gianfranco found his 'Sardinia of Africa'

23-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The magic of Watamu is capable of creating special spells, such as making a globetrotting chef like Gianfranco...

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COST OF LIVING

Kenyan shilling at lows, where tourism gains

Differences in opportunities and dangers after only one year

22-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

For many years, starting before the pandemic, for tourists or those who visit Kenya for several months, or...

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SOCIALITE

Influencer Vignali 'sets Masai Mara on fire

Thousands of views for Valentina's shots in Kenya

21-01-2024 by redazione

There are many ways to promote a holiday in Kenya, be it in the white sand paradises overlooking...

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PERSONS

Chiara, the Italian designer in Kenya who makes sarees flourish again

Safari, recycling and Venetian renaissance in AcquaChiara's creations

20-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

A great storyteller of Africa used to say that this is a place where any wonderful flower...

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FLIGHTS

First Flydubai flights to Mombasa started

The low-cost emirate will fly four times a week to the coast

19-01-2024 by redazione

The low cost UAE company, Flydubai, has kept its promises: as we had announced a few months ago, yesterday...

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NAIROBI EVENTS

Back in the 80's at Matteo's Lounge in Karen

Vintage music party in the restaurant & events place

19-01-2024 by redazione

Nairobi jumps back for one night into the musical atmosphere of the magical 1980s and does it in...

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RESERVES

Lake Elmenteita, not just a bird watching paradise

The small lake in the Rift Valley is rich in history and scenery

19-01-2024 by redazione

Located between Lakes Naivasha and Nakuru, although small, Lake Elmenteita (also known...

ECOSYSTEMS

Coral reef, Kenya's resource to be protected

Young tourism returns to explore the Indian Ocean

18-01-2024 by Leni Frau

The Kenyan Indian Ocean is once again becoming an attraction thanks to younger tourists who...

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ITALIAN WINES

Gambero Rosso takes its 'glasses of wine' to Kenya

Italy's leading wine and food media company in Nairobi on 30 January

18-01-2024 by redazione

Nairobi and Kenya have been included for the first time in the prestigious Gambero...

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POLITICS

The tug-of-war between President Ruto and the judiciary

At stake is the introduction of taxes and reforms on housing and healthcare

17-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Even with all the differences, cosmic distances, continental drifts and meanings of the word 'democracy', I...

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Shakahola massacre, it was an act of terrorism

Charges laid for Preacher Mackenzie and his accomplices

16-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

After more than nine months since the start of the investigation and his arrest, the Public ...

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IN PIZZA WE TRUST

Believing in pizza as well as the tourist destination of Watamu.

News of the tiny place

16-01-2024 by redazione

Believing in pizza as well in the tourist destination of Watamu.

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UKULELE SAFARI

Safari in Kenya playing ukulele, Michela's dream

The engaging initiative of the Italian manager

16-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Strive to take life with a smile and at the same time give it to those who need it most. All...

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VISAS

3-month extension Kenya visa, all blocked but...

The current situation for tourists who want to stay in the country

15-01-2024 by redazione

The new measures decided by the Kenyan government as of 1 January last, with the abolition of the online...

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WEATHER

El Nino tailspin, more rain in Kenya

Floods in Nairobi, uncertainty over end of instability

14-01-2024 by redazione

It will be the latest tailspin of the El Niño cyclone that Kenya is currently experiencing, according to...

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STORIES

How the Kenyan 'Hollywood' has born

The growth of Nderi Village, a movie hub

14-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

It's called Nderi Village, but you could read "Cinecittà" or if you prefer, "Kollywood", where the K...

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Kenya announces the construction of the Mombasa Bridge

Japanese financing, will be the longest in Africa

13-01-2024 by redazione

As is often the case in Africa, the go-ahead for the construction of an infrastructure is given when...

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SOLIDARITY

13-01-2024 by redazione

The generosity of Italian entrepreneur Pasquale Tiritò and his desire to give a future to many young...

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TRAVELS

Tsavo among destinations to visit in 2024 for the New York Times

Kenya's savannah and its elephants among the 'must-sees' for Americans

12-01-2024 by Leni Frau

Tsavo National Park has been listed by the prestigious US newspaper New York Times as one of the...

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Michael Soi's Kenya between irony and realism

Meeting the original and celebrated artist in Nairobi

12-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

There are few artists who can portray Kenya and its people as Michael Soi...

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ENVIRONMENT

'If you meet a hyena, talk to it', the original KWS warning

Fierce animal attacks on the rise in Kenya

11-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

If you meet a fierce hyena on your way, in Kenya, do not run away and run, but stay calm and...

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WEATHER

Record heat on the Kenyan coast

Humidity still high after the passage of El Niño

10-01-2024 by redazione

After the November and December rains brought by the equatorial cyclone El Niño, Kenya is...

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ITALIAN EVENING

Oiive Oil, opera and cuisine: the best of Italy in Nairobi

ArteOlio evening with singers Mattioli and Barbolini at La Terrazza

10-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

There are many ways to promote Italian products abroad and just as many can be invented, especially...

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Farewell to Mario Mele, 'Mister Pata Pata' malindino

He was extradited 7 years ago for maxi-fraud in Italy

09-01-2024 by redazione

Those who have been frequenting Malindi and the Kenyan coast for many years cannot have forgotten...

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LATEST NEWS

Collision between minibus and bus in Kenya, 15 dead

No one was saved among the occupants of the matatu

09-01-2024 by redazione

Matatu versus bus at 2 a.m., all the occupants of the local 14-seater bus plus the...

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TOURISM

Christmas holidays in profit for the Kenyan coast

International and local tourism in full swing

09-01-2024 by redazione

The holidays passed, and as they say...but there were very few saints to fool (especially when on holiday)...

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VISAS

Official: only with ETA can you enter Kenya

Online visa only valid for those who have already done so

08-01-2024 by redazione

It's official: Kenya no longer requires an entry visa online, which is no longer possible to do, and has...

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ITALIANS IN KENYA

AIRE requirement for Kenyan residents, increased controls and penalties

From 2024 government clampdown on Italians living abroad

08-01-2024 by redazione

Penalties for Italians who live abroad, including in Kenya, and do not register with AIRE will increase, and...

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EVENTS

ArteOlio at the Nairobi Terrace between music and taste

Vinyasa offers another tasting-show in Kenya

07-01-2024 by redazione

After the great attendance and success of the evening at Malaika in Malindi last Friday, the...

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GOOD INITIATIVES

Justin and his crabs, a resource for all of Kenya

Progress and the (environmentally sustainable) future of Crabs Alive in Che Chale

07-01-2024 by redazione

Many friends of Kenya and its coastal paradises have known him once or know him...

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ITALIAN ACTIVITIES

Vincitu, online betting 'Italian-style' opens in Kenya

Initiative combining 'the sacred and the profane', with an eye to solidarity

06-01-2024 by redazione

The world of online betting in Kenya is enriched by an Italian initiative that unites the 'sacred...

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VISAS

Here is who will not have to make or pay the ETA

Exempted traveller categories announced

06-01-2024 by redazione

In a communiqué issued by the National Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), the categories exempt...

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ITALIANS IN KENYA

Lara and the 'fortune given back' to abused mothers in Kenya

An Italian psychotherapist in the slums of Nairobi

06-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

I am happy to meet Lara Aiello.
In my wandering...

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LATEST NEWS

ETA, first arrivals in Kenya, but what about the visa?

Updates on the entry system transition

05-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

It's official: electronic travel authorisation to enter Kenya...

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WILDLIFE

First male elephant born without tusks in Kenya

The motives study is coordinated by an Italian researcher

05-01-2024 by redazione

African elephants are starting to be born without tusks, as a genetic protection to avoid being killed by...

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ETA, as of this morning operational, but...

First applications issued, visa (fortunately) still valid

04-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

This is not the first time that, at the level of institutions in Kenya, we have witnessed the phenomenon...

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INFO

Kenya house tax now paid online

The tax is compulsory even for non-renters

04-01-2024 by redazione

From this year, the so-called 'tourist house tax' of Kes. 26,000 per annum that foreign owners of...

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Italian art between oil, cuisine and opera in Malindi

At Malaika Malindi two tenors, Vinyasa excellence and dinner

04-01-2024 by redazione

The art of Italian extra virgin olive oil and the art of opera marry in Malindi on Friday...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

The 'mistake' of being a hero in Africa

The daily, hidden, extraordinary actions of those who still dream

03-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

Hero is a word-word, the kind we all too often use to wipe our mouths and dust our...

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TRAVEL VISA

Travel authorisation and visa, how entry to Kenya will change

Updates and explanations on ETA and extensions

03-01-2024 by redazione

As we have reported extensively, it is about to come into effect, in the next few days in...

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More delays, civil aviation: 'tourists, get your evisa'

According to KCAA we still have to wait for ETA

02-01-2024 by redazione

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has warned foreign nationals that the new electronic travel...

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TRAVEL INFO

As of today, to enter Kenya you do the eTA

The site is finally operational, but online visas are still valid

02-01-2024 by redazione

From today, 2 January 2024, to enter Kenya one must apply for the new Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) at...

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SHOW

02-01-2024 by redazione

Starting the year 2024 with a few smart laughs is almost a must for the Italians, and doing it

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EXPECTATIONS

Kenya's 2024, between economy, hopes and 'reincarnation'

The crisis, debts, the eyes of the world and great attractiveness

02-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

The year 2023 for Kenya, on the international stage, recorded two diametrically opposite signals, but...

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VISA TO KENYA

Online visa to enter Kenya still valid

Implementation of the new ETA authorisation underway

01-01-2024 by redazione

For the first few days of the year, and at least until further indications through the etakenya.go.ke website...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Freddie's 2024 New Year's speech

Let it be light and...tourism a little more responsible

01-01-2024 by Freddie del Curatolo

We want to say it for the last time, somewhat as an exorcism and to throw it back at us, like...

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NEWS

New rules about park entrance fees suspended

Malindi High Court blocks KWS fee increases

31-12-2023 by redazione

The planned increase in entrance fees to Kenya's national parks and marine reserves by...

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PLACES

At Pizza O Malindi the New Year's Eve Grand Buffet

Gala lunch of the first on the beach

31-12-2023 by redazione

The first event of 2024 for Malindinians is historically the grand buffet at Pizza O (formerly...

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End-of-year a la carte dinner at Pizza O Malindi

Wide choice of specialities and live music by the sea

30-12-2023 by redazione

Rendezvous at Pizza O for the New Year's Eve dinner on Silversand beach in Malindi, in the...

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FAREWELL 2023

What we told about Kenya in 2023

Facts, comments, services and information from the year at the end

30-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

Malindikenya.net, the portal of Italians in Kenya, reported on the African country for the 16th...

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PERSONS

Who is Freddie del Curatolo, the 'voice' of Italians in Kenya

Profile of the journalist, writer and performer, editor of this site

29-12-2023 by redazione

The founder and director of the portal of Italians in Kenya, Alfredo 'Freddie' del Curatolo, is a...

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WEATHER

The long hot summer on the Kenyan coast

Rising temperatures, what the weathermen say

29-12-2023 by redazione

The old nostalgic saying, 'there are no longer any half seasons' has never...

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Gala Dinner and music on the 31st in Malindi and Watamu

Between specialities, beach parties and fireworks

29-12-2023 by redazione

In the Italian restaurants of Malindi and Watamu, New Year's Eve dinner is a tradition and at...

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ETA slips, enters Kenya again with Evisa

A few more days for the new entry permit

28-12-2023 by redazione

A few hours after it came into effect, the electronic entry permit for Kenya (ETA) that was supposed...

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KENYA HOLIDAYS

Watamu boom, the secret of the Kenyan pearl's success

Coastal destination 'sold out' during the holidays

28-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

The tourism boom in Watamu is now unstoppable and growing year by...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

The reason for Dennis in Nairobi

The real world, is where and how he stages it

28-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

I did not choose the Christmas holidays because at Christmas 'we are all better' or because...

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NATIONAL PARKS

More expensive safaris from 1 January: increased fees

Tariffs almost doubled for tourists, bloodletting for Kenyans and residents

27-12-2023 by redazione

Among the various increases (and the few decreases, as in the case of entry visas to the country) that...

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ART AND CULTURE

Canvases and sails in Malindi in Pgnerì's interesting exhibition

"Where did the sailing boats go?" at The Lawfords

26-12-2023 by Piergiorgio Nembrini

Inside The Lawford, on Mama Ngina Road in Malindi, until 15 January there is an exhibition...

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PLACES TO VISIT

Soroi Lion's Bluff: more than just a wonderful safari

In Taita Hills, between magic, environmental protection and helping communities

26-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

Helping local communities to grow, unite and self-regulate, becoming protagonists in the conservation...

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Malindian Christmas Beach Party in Rosada

A special evening with two deejays

25-12-2023 by redazione

Not the usual historic Monday beach party at Rosada, as has been the case for the past 20 years, but...

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Official: ETA from 27 and old evisa done valid in 2024

The update and final directions on entry into Kenya

25-12-2023 by redazione

This is reported on the front page of Kenya's official Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) website

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Christmas in Kenya with okra and shrimp soup

The Swahili variation of a popular African holiday dish

25-12-2023 by Leni Frau

One of Sub-Saharan Africa's traditional dishes for Christmas is...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

Being Santa Claus in Nairobi

Spare wishes from the African street

24-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

I left home with the intention of giving a little Christmas present to those who could really get...

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EVENTS

Grand Christmas Buffet at Pizza O Malindi

Lunch and music on Silversand beach

24-12-2023 by redazione

The highlight of the Malindini to celebrate Christmas lunch together with a grand buffet, as every...

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EVENTS

Christmas disco at Olimpia Club Malindi

Special evening with dinner and lots of music

24-12-2023 by redazione

The evening of Christmas Eve, with midnight celebrations, is spent in Malindi at Olimpia Club, with the...

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FREDDIE'S CORNER

Letter from Kenya to the African Santa Claus

From the poorest slums a wish for human dignity, peace and freedom

24-12-2023 by Freddie del Curatolo

Dear African Santa, an 11-year-old boy named Kimani in a mud and tin shack...