The International School of Kenya has inaugurated a new high school building on its leafy Runda campus in north Nairobi. Designed by local architects Beglin Woods and built over two years, the low-rise premises include classrooms and a multi-purpose hall. Part of the old high school building will be used to accommodate students from the middle school.

Guest of honour at the opening on 27 November was Kenyan environmentalist and 2004 Nobel peace laureate, Wangari Maathai, who together with her Green Belt Movement has spearheaded a campaign to preserve existing forested areas and create new ones across Africa.

Established in 1976, ISK has around 650 pupils representing some 60 countries across its elementary, middle school and high school sections. It runs a students