Seabird Rescue

Seabird Rescue

Sanccob saves seabirds.

I couldn’t think of a more apt or concise tagline for an organisation that does just that.

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, or Sanccob as its better known, is a non-profit organisation that conserves seabirds and other sea life, specifically the threatened African penguin, through hands on intervention and rehabilitation.

Based at the Rietvlei Wetland Reserve in South Africa’s Table View, and with a smaller centre at Cape St Francis, they’ve been making a difference since their humble beginnings in a private home in reaction to an oil spill in 1968.

Over the…
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A look at Nairobi’s Villa Rosa Hotel Kempinksi

Exterior of the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel. Image courtesy Kempinski hotels.

Exterior of the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel. Image courtesy Kempinski hotels.

It’s not by chance that Villa Rosa Kempinski in Kenya’s busy capital, Nairobi, is warmly referred to as the Soul of the City. Just over a year after opening, this purpose-built hotel is making waves while enjoying support from the local and international markets.

Offering a range of 200 rooms across 10 floors, including a Premier Suite and a four-bedroom Presidential Suite, there’s something for everyone. All rooms…
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