I was put on the spot for a while as my two children went to the neighbours' to watch television," Mwikali said as she adjusted her new 16-inch solar-powered television.
The digital flat-screen television, added to the product line in February, comes with a solar panel and a portable battery that also controls a lighting unit and has a socket for charging mobile phones.
Follow on Twitter Like on Facebook We arrive in Nairobi, Kenya. A short 45-minute flight gets us to Governor's Camp on the banks of the Mara River. Members of a group of lions known as the Marsh Pride, made famous by wildlife film-makers Jonathan and Angela Scott in the BBC natural history serialisation Big Cat Diary, yawns having woken from an afternoon nap in the shade of a tree in Kenya' “The Mara never disappoints” - that saying was certainly true today.
After a quick lunch we head out to test our new photographic kit and broadcast equipment. Our first full day on safari in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Carel Verhoef (centre), Co-founder of Herd Tracker, a website that gives live, real-time updates of the great wildebeest migration, interviews Samwell Chege, a guide from Pollman's safari company during a live streaming feed on Herd Hot Air Balloon take-off. Even though the river crossing we expected did not happen, we saw so many wonderful wildlife sightings, including a lioness stalk, hunt and catch food for her cubs. And great fun to experience all of this with the CNN crew who was covering the world's first live web broadcasts from the great wildebeest migration.
When the East Africa visa to Kenya becomes available in the USA, Passport Visas will be ready to service any of your Kenyan visa needs, whether you’re on safari, the trip of a lifetime, or visiting family. Until then, check out our regular Kenyan visa page for your visa to Africa.
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Before buying the solar kit, Nduge used a generator for power, but it was smoky and noisy, and the cost of fuel was a drain on her finances.
Our last full day on safari in Kenya's magnificent Mara region.
We were on game drive from sunrise to sunset - 13 and a half hours.
This East Africa visa will (tentatively) be 0 and allow for unlimited number of entries into any of these three countries for up to 90 days.
Phyllis Kandie, Kenyan Secretary of East Africa Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, stated that this new joint East Africa visa will “enable tourists [to] have a one-stop border checkpoint, and generally open the region for more visitors.” She also remarked, “We are delighted to be joining hands with our neighbors in a move that will benefit tourists visiting our diverse region.” Likewise, Passport Visas is your one-stop passport and visa destination!