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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 381

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 424

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 14

September 14, 2017 5:14 AM Pastor found with heroin in his luggage

Nairobi - Kenyan police said on Wednesday they had arrested a Nigerian preacher after almost 10kg of heroin was found in his luggage when he arrived at Nairobi's international airport. The Nigerian was arrested on Friday upon his arrival from Dubai with 9,6kg of narcotics packed in with automotive spare parts, the head of Kenya's airport police unit Thomas 8

September 12, 2017 3:06 AM Vietnam a hotspot for elephant-tusk trafficking

“When I was director of Yok Don National Park, I saw a live male elephant being tied by poachers to a column of house so they could cut its tusks,” said Do Quang Tung, MARD’s chief secretariat, describing an incident of two years ago in one of three areas with the highest numbers of living elephants in Vietnam. Elephant tusks, rhino horns and bear gall are the products 39

August 17, 2017 12:31 AM Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Fighting erupted between inmates and security forces in the prison in the city of Puerto Ayacucho, in Amazonas state. At least 37 people were killed during clashes between armed inmates and security forces at a small prison in southern Venezuela, the state's governor said on Wednesday. Governor Liborio Guarulla said the bloodshed came after fighting 12

July 11, 2017 10:40 PM Two Kenyan women arrested at JKIA, Sh3 million heroin found on them

Two Kenyan women were arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with drugs destined for Bangkok, Thailand. One of them had ingested pellets of heroin. She was arrested on Monday evening as she was preparing to board a plane that was to connect to Bangkok through Addis Ababa. Police said the 28-year-old woman had ingested 79 pellets that she was to deliver 18

March 26, 2017 9:47 AM Activists fighting drug cartels receive death threats

Activists campaigning against drug abuse in the Coast are now living in fear after their Kwale and Kilifi colleagues were threatened by unknown people. They suspect the threats could be instigated due to their campaigns and fight against drug trafficking. Speaking on their behalf, Reachout Centre Trust Executive Director Taib Abdhulrahman, said the assailants 12

March 16, 2017 11:57 AM President Kenyatta's State-of-the-Nation address 2017

Here is the speech President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered during State-of-the-Nation address at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi on Wednesday. 1. Today, we celebrate an extraordinary Kenyan journey: four years of transformation, of growth, and the deepening our democracy. I want to salute and congratulate each and every Kenyan today for staying true to our solemn 18

February 24, 2017 7:46 AM Opponent of Duterte's drugs war arrested in Philippines on drug charges

MANILA A Philippine senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs was in police custody on Friday following her high-profile arrest for drugs offences that she described as a vendetta that would fail to silence her. Leila de Lima, who last year led a Senate probe into alleged extrajudicial killings during Duterte's anti-drugs 13