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Rhino Poacher Sentenced to 77 Years in Prison

Monday
18th
Aug
2014
Rhino Poacher Sentenced to 77 Years in Prison
South African National Parks (SANParks) welcomed the heavy sentencing of a poacher to a total of 77 years in prison for rhino poaching and other related offenses. He was sentenced in the Nelspruit Magistrates Court on the 22nd of July.
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Security Update on Kenya

Monday
18th
Aug
2014
Security Update on Kenya
The coastal region in Kenya still remains unsafe to travel or take a beach vacation to as it has been declared not very safe for tourists who intend to enjoy a relaxed beach relaxation after their safari. We are recommending the near Zanzibar Islands for beach vacationing
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Kenya Group Safari, 2015

Monday
18th
Aug
2014
Kenya Group Safari, 2015
Hot off the press! The next group trip to Kenya in June of 2015 part of the cost will be tax deductible for those that live in the USA. Sorry, it doesn’t extend to Canada or elsewhere. The safari will be to the famous wildlife parks with visits to two communities that Friends of Woni Kenya has ongoing projects.
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KENYA AND ITS PROBLEM THE LAST FEW WEEKS

Friday
27th
Jun
2014
KENYA AND ITS PROBLEM THE LAST FEW WEEKS
Once again the news is not good coming from Kenya, or so the media says with the latest occurrences that have happened in the Coastal region of the country
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Friends of Woni Kenya International Featured on CASA Magazine

Friday
27th
Jun
2014
Friends of Woni Kenya International Featured on CASA Magazine
PEOPLE IN RURAL KENYAN VILLAGES have to walk over four miles each way to obtain clean drinkable water. To help alleviate the burden, Evalee Treen founded Friends of Woni Kenya International Inc. whose main objective is to raise funds to drill water wells in Kenya.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MASAI MARA DURING THE SUMMER

Friday
27th
Jun
2014
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MASAI MARA DURING THE SUMMER
The summer in the Masai Mara is always splendid as the rain tapers off and we are welcomed with warm mornings and hot mid days. Clear skies return, and with no light pollution around the stars, nights are spectacular with many of the big constellations on show.
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Kenya Great Migration Safari

Thursday
13th
Feb
2014
Kenya Great Migration Safari
If you have ever thought of visiting Africa for great wildlife encounters and cultural experiences there is no better time than July to October when all the parks teem with wildlife and the Great Migration happens in the Masai Mara.
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Chinese Ivory Smuggler gets fined & Imprisoned

Wednesday
12th
Feb
2014
Chinese Ivory Smuggler gets fined & Imprisoned
Chinese ivory smuggler was given a US $232,000 fine or 7 years in prison in a court in Nairobi which saw them for the first time fully apply the new wildlife law when it sentenced the Chinese ivory smuggler.
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Emirates A380 allowed to land in India

Wednesday
12th
Feb
2014
Emirates A380 allowed to land in India
The latest news about Emirates is that the Indian aviation have at long last come to terms with the reality of today’s aviation world, which includes the growing use of the largest passenger aircraft in service, the Airbus A380
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Emirates A380 Flight between Dubai and LAX

Wednesday
12th
Feb
2014
Emirates A380 Flight between Dubai and  LAX
Emirates launched its longest Airbus A380 flight – daily service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the City of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates in December 2013. The landmark service has a published duration of 16 hours 20 minutes.
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Brussels Airlines to expand their European destinations

Wednesday
12th
Feb
2014
Brussels Airlines to expand their European destinations
In addition to two Polish destinations from March onwards, namely Warsaw and Krakow, Brussels Airlines this summer will add nine extra seasonal destinations across Europe.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wednesday
18th
Dec
2013
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
The Lois Mahalia and Omar Arreola concerts went off well, the combination of Lois and Omar singing together was wonderful, the people in Kenya did enjoy the concerts and they wanted more!
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The New Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Wednesday
18th
Dec
2013
The New Mara Serena Safari Lodge
The renovations of the Mara Serena are beautiful; you would not recognize it from before. They have a new reception area, with a super high ceiling, a gym just below the reception, and below that the Spa. You can get a massage while looking out on the vast land of the Mara. They are working on improvements for the dining area, which should be done sometime after the first of the year.
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September Newsletter

Monday
30th
Sep
2013
September Newsletter
The Kenyan government led by the president, various ministries as well as Interior and Coordination of National government have together implemented contingency plans by the Kenya Airports Authority, Kenya Airways, Kenya civil Aviation Authority, Kenya Tourism Board and other stakeholders that saw the airport back in use almost 100 per cent capacity in less than a week.
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JKIA Fire and More News from Kenya

Monday
26th
Aug
2013
JKIA Fire and More News from Kenya
Richard Branson’s spectacular new 12-tent camp, Mahali Mzuri (meaning ‘beautiful place’ in Swahili) on the Motorogi Conservancy on the northern edge of the Maasai Mara will create an experience that becomes part of your family folklore. Not only is there the colourful array of animals that will captivate your children, but it also gives kids the chance to properly interact with the Maasai Mara tribes people – who are expert wildlife guides
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Kenyan Concert Safari

Tuesday
7th
May
2013
Kenyan Concert Safari
This one will be a special celebration of the Mexican Revolution and we will bring along Omar Arreola and Lois Mahalia. Omar Arreola, King of Mariachis and Lois Mahalia Diva of Jazz, will be performing in Nairobi for the Mexican Embassy on the 20th of November.
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