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November 2, 2017 8:47 AM Two KQ staff nabbed at JKIA for drug trafficking

Two members of Kenya Airways (KQ) cabin crew have been arrested for allegedly carrying drugs out of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). The suspects, both men of Kenyan nationality were arrested fifteen minutes to take-off at 7.45am with a substance believed to be cocaine while en-route to Cotonou, Benin. Earlier in the month, a police multi-agency 355

October 27, 2017 7:53 PM Visa hitch forces Kenya out of SA Sevens event

Nairobi - Kenya's sevens national team will not take part in an international tournament in Stellenbosch, South Africa this weekend after their travel plans hit a visa snag on Friday, officials said. Kenya were expected to be one of three top teams, alongside hosts South Africa, to compete in the two-day tournament which acts as a build-up for the upcoming 28

October 21, 2017 9:04 PM Over 30,000 workers lose jobs in the midst of soaring food prices

Political uncertainty has taken a toll on trade and economic activities in the Coast region with tourism sector players reporting layoffs due to a drop in the number of hotel guests. Over 30,000 contract and casual workers have lost their jobs owing to a drop in the number of tourists arriving at the Coast, according to sector players. Kenya Association 25

October 17, 2017 9:27 AM Pan-African parliament in grip of existential crisis

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MIDRAND, South Africa, Oct 16 – Though its motto is “one Africa, one voice”, the reality of “Africa’s parliament” could not be more different. Since its creation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has struggled to make its voice heard, prompting its deputies to ask themselves at a recent gathering: “What are we for?” “Every 20

October 16, 2017 5:45 AM Githae: Cargo traffic to solidify trade between America, East Africa region

Non-stop flights between Kenya and the US could grow trade, tourism and the hotel sectors two-fold in the first year of commencement. According to Kenya’s Ambassador to the US Robinson Githae, direct flights will increase Nairobi’s cargo traffic and solidify trade between America and East Africa, with volumes of top exports such as fresh-cut flowers 29

October 15, 2017 9:11 AM Two KQ flight attendants arrested over 4kg narcotics

Two Kenya Airways flight attendants were arrested on Friday night on suspicion of packaging narcotics in sachets of three coffee brands for transportation to China. Police from the Anti-Narcotics Unit believe the two used the packages to hide drugs weighing about four kilogrammes. By Saturday, the officers were yet to establish what type of drugs they are. “The drugs 12

October 13, 2017 7:30 AM Uganda: Tanzania, Uganda Pledge Strengthening Ties

Dar es Salaam — Prime Minister KassimMajaliwa on Thursday, October 12, said Tanzania will continue to strengthen its economic and diplomatic cooperation with neighbouring Uganda. He said the two countries have enjoyed good relations for decades and therefore the current government under President John Magufuli will continue strengthening the ties. Mr Majaliwamade 25

October 12, 2017 5:35 AM Qatar Airways to Increase Seychelles Capacity

Qatar Airways is to upgrade flights to Seychelles with an Airbus A330 aircraft, starting 29 October 2017. The 260-seat A330 aircraft will increase the airline’s current daily capacity by 130% on the route. Flight QR678 is scheduled to depart Doha (DOH) at 02:50 and arrive in Seychelles (SEZ) at 09:10. The return flight, QR 679, is scheduled to depart 39

October 10, 2017 7:24 PM Reduce taxes on inter-flights to boost tourism in Africa

Accra, Oct. 10, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Tuesday, expressing concern about the high airfares in Africa, asked African countries to open up their air spaces by reducing the taxes on inter-country flights to boost the tourism industry. He said Ghana was collaborating with other West African countries to facilitate movement within the Sub-region 8

October 5, 2017 8:25 AM Why JKIA was briefly closed and flights delayed

The Kenya Airports Authority temporarily shut down Jomo Kenyatta international airport (JKIA) on Thursday and ordered for a delay of all flights. The authority shut down the airport between 11am and 12 noon to allow the military to perform drills ahead of the Mashujaa Day celebrations set for October 20. The national carrier Kenya Airways released statement 17