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 (mä-sī′, mä′sī)
Variant of Masai..


or Maa•sai

(məˈsaɪ, ˈmɑ saɪ)

n., pl. -sais, (esp. collectively) -sai.
1. a member of a traditionally pastoral African people of the upland steppes of S Kenya and NE Tanzania.
2. the Nilotic language of the Masai.
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The hotel's shop also helps to support the wider Maasai tribe through the sale of handcrafted bracelets and necklaces, most of them sourced directly from the Masaai Market of Arusha.
Some of the artistes Emmy has worked with include Qtasy, Groove male artist of the year Ljay Masaai, K-denk of Tusker Project Fame, Groove artiste winner 2010 Manasseh Mathiang, Kevoh Yout, Shrink dance group, BBoy Harry, Nellian James, Felix Kimulwo (Fleksy), Mesh Kimutai of Team Mursik the brand, Ba Mdogo, Mbuvi and a host of other artistes from Rift Valley.
The prime example of Masaai warriors and their jumping dance is not an exception.
For wildlife lovers, the Masaai Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded there.
The reserve was to be managed by the then Tana River County Council the same way as Masaai Mara Game Reserve was being managed by the Narok County Council.
Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) Managing Director Muriithi Ndegwa said Kenyan tour marketers based in China and local Chinese tour operators are receiving increased requests from Chinese tourists seeking to visit the world famous Masaai Mara National Park and other attraction sites in the East African nation.
Nairobi was first named 'Enkare Nyrobi' from the Masaai phrase cool water.
I've always wanted to go to the Masaai Mara and getting to see such a new part of it looks amazing.
9) Rivalries between the Masaai and Kikuyu ethnicities (10) stem from disputes over land allocations by government leaders in the Rift Valley since the post-independence period in Kenya.
Starting on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, they will then cycle through two national parks, into the Rift Valley and its Masaai villages, finishing at the jaw-dropping Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dr Ahmed Mokhtar is the deputy editor in chief of Al Ahram Al Masaai.
Common names such as Kiano or Akeyo, plus familiar terms for father and mother such as Baba and Mazazi, as well as names of famous places like Nairobi and the Masaai Mara National Reserve are described and explained.