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November 2, 2017 9:54 AM Two Kenya Airway crewmen arrested with narcotic drugs at JKIA

Nairobi, Kenya: Two Kenya Airways staff were Thursday arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with close to 20 kilograms of substance believed to be narcotics. The cabin crew were about to board their flight to Cotonou, Benin when they were intercepted. Head of Anti- Narcotic Police Unit Hamisi Masa said the two men were arrested early Thursday 521

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 572

October 22, 2017 7:07 AM Ballot papers arrive in Nairobi ahead of repeat poll

The first batch of ballot papers for the October 26 repeat poll arrived in the country on the night of Saturday, October 21. The Etihad plane carrying the consignment touched down at the JKIA at around 8:30pm amid heavy security presence at country’s largest airport. The papers that arrived yesterday are for ten counties and those to be used by voters 38

October 22, 2017 6:39 AM We are ready to conduct Thursday repeat poll—IEBC

The ballot papers, which arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Saturday night, were received by the commission vice chairperson Consolata Nkatha. “We are now ready to conduct elections because we have started receiving the ballot papers,” she told journalists at the airport. She dismissed allegations of partisan interests leveled 43

October 20, 2017 10:30 AM Babu Owino's claim that he might be arrested over drugs, firearms sparks social media uproar

Embakasi East Member of Parliament Paul Ongili has alleged that there are plans by the police to arrest him in connection drugs and firearms seized at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Thursday night. The controversial MP popularly known as Babu Owino, posted the remarks on his social media account, where Kenyans elicited mixed and sharp 36

October 16, 2017 3:52 PM KAA wants case by sacked guard dismissed

The Kenya Airports Authority has asked the Employment and Labour Relations Court to dismiss a case filed by a JKIA security guard who was sacked for allegedly mistreating and humiliating Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i. Through lawyer Lorraine Oyombe, KAA said after investigations, Ms Daizy Cherogony’s conduct was found to be in breach of the corporation’s 21

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 30

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 32

September 30, 2017 4:41 AM PS Mariam El Maawy’s body arrives in Nairobi

The airplane carrying the body of Principal Secretary for Public Works Mariam El Maawy arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Friday evening. Ms Maawy’s body landed at JKIA at about 10 pm and was received by relatives and government officials including Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala and his Lands counterpart James Macharia 30

September 29, 2017 8:09 PM The body of the late PS Mariam Al Maawy arrives at the JKIA from South Africa

The body of Public Works Principal Secretary Mariam Al Maawy has arrived in the country from South Africa ahead of burial. Al Maawy's body arrived at the JKIA on Friday,September 29,at around 10.01PM ahead of the burial set for Saturday,September 30 2017. has learnt that the late Al Maawy will be laid to rest at the Langata Muslim Cemetery 43