Activities

Activities (5)

There’s always something happening in East Africa. Whether you are after culturally themed festivals such as Sauti Za Busara, thrilling adventure like the annual Rhino Charge, international glamour events like Zanzibar & Nairobi Fashion Week, adrenaline kicks from running a marathon or indulging in regional delicacies at the Nairobi Restaurant Week, we have something for everyone

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:31

Safari rally

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East Africa community hosts a number of events year in year out and Safari rally is among them. The East Africa safari rally is regarded as the toughest, most grueling competition that demanded both man and machine to be in top condition. Held over the Easter holiday, the rally crisscrossed three East African countries, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Another safari rally event that takes place in Kenya one of the East Africa countries is the KCB rally which includes the players from different parts of the EAC region who come to take part in the rally.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:29

Marathons

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Marathon is one of the events that have been taking place in the East African countries for a long time. This kind of events help in bringing the people of these nations together and also they help in spreading peace and raising funds for charity. Kenya is known for such events since it is a power house of long distance runners since the 1960s Kipchoge Keino, Paul Tergat among many other athletes. In Kenya there is usually the Kenya Airways Maasai Mara national reserve marathon, Lewa marathon, stanchart marathon among many others. In Rwanda there is Kigali international marathon, in Uganda there is Kampala marathon, in Tanzania there is Kilimanjaro marathon and safari international marathon, and in Burundi they have Bujumbura marathon.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:27

Rugby

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Rugby in East Africa is a big sport Kenya being among the best rugby teams in the world and in Africa. In 1950s the East African Rugby union was established and it included members from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania but with majority coming from Kenya which was regarded as a power house for rugby players. Elgon cup is the most famous tournament that takes place in East Africa including teams from all the countries that are in the East Africa Community hence this becomes one of the major events that take place in EAC.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:23

Festivals

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In East Africa we have a number of festivals that take place including inter schools music festivals, drama festivals, film festivals, cultural festivals for example in Kenya there is Loiyangalani cultural festival, Lamu cultural festival, camel derby in Samburu among others, in Uganda there is Sundance film festival, Kampala city festival, Jali Festival etc. in Tanzania there is Manga Pwani cultural festival.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 12:17

Trade Fairs and Expos

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East Africa hosts different types of trade fairs and expos all year round and this helps different organizations both international and local to show case the products that they have to offer to the market.