Africa: After 70 years in Kenya Rwandans want naturalization

After 70 years in Kenya Rwandans want naturalization Ancestors of an estimated 500 Rwandans were moved from Rwanda to Kenya by the British colonial administration in 1940s to work mostly in tea plantations in Kericho county and other parts of Kenya. In 1945, the Rwandans were granted Kenyan citizenship and subsequently given Kenyan national identity cards, and later in 1975, […]

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Aviation: How they looted Kenya Airways the Pride of Africa

How they looted Kenya Airways the Pride of Africa This is a BIG one! WHISTLE BLOWING EXPOSE X- KQ: 100 BILLION SHS BIGGEST HEIST IN AFRICA: 5 YEAR HEIST BY KENYA AIRWAYS AND POSSIBLE FUNDING OF TERROR IN THE NORTHERN HORN. Mr. President Your Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, this information should be in your knowledge and if not, it is […]

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Africa: Conferences more profitable than Leisure Tourism in Kenya

In the past few years the concept of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice) has taken root in Kenya. This year alone, Nairobi has played host to several high-level international conferences, cementing its position as the region’s ideal destination for such meetings. Nairobi hosted the Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development in August as well as the meeting of the […]

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Africa: Another Crash-landing at Nairobi Airport leaves Passengers stranded for hours

By Friday Nwosu Several passengers were left stranded at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), after an airplane from Somalia crash landed on the runway on Sunday evening. This is the third time in the year the Nairobi will be experiencing incidences of crash landing at the airport forcing authorities to temporarily shut the terminal in order to restore normal operation. […]

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African Trade: Let us localize globalization within Africa and grow with each other-Kenyatta

“I cannot think of any African I know who did not accept that the United Kingdom had the right to choose to leave the European Union. But if Africans attempt to exercise their sovereign will – if Africans attempt to exercise their sovereignty, and to democratically set aside international commitments which no longer work for them – we hear a […]

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Africa: Meet Najib Balala the Man who makes Kenyan Tourism tick

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Is Tourism CS Najib Balala the coolest cabinet secretary in the Jubilee government? Balala wakes up at 5am every day. I know because in booking our appointment he insisted on an early-morning meeting. It is the eve of World Tourism Day when we meet at his Teleposta office. He is sharply dressed complete with an Ankara bowtie! I ask him […]

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Direct Flight to America: Kenya to pass Aviation laws for FAA category 1

Kenya´s parliament will next month tick the last boxes in the application process for approval of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Category One status by the American FAA. Legislation is reportedly now ready to be tabled in the house after the committee for transport has put the final touches on the draft. When signed into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta, […]

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African Trade: After Rwanda, Uganda snub Kenya targets Ethiopia for rail and pipeline deals

By Fred Oluoch Kenya is seeking Ethiopia’s participation in regional infrastructure projects after Uganda and Rwanda pulled out of the joint oil pipeline and the standard gauge railway. In a bid to stem its increasing isolation in the region, President Uhuru Kenyatta invited Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn for a three-day official visit last week. The visit saw the two […]

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Waivers and subsidies are bringing Tourists back to Mombassa in Kenya

Kenya will soon begin to reap the positive effects of its aggressive tourism recovery campaign. From July, a weekly European charter plane will be flying tourists to the coastal region. A charter plane run by TUI Poland with a capacity of 180 passengers will from this [2016] summer begin weekly direct flights to Mombasa’s Moi International Airport. However, Tui Germany […]

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More Chinese Tourists Traveling to Africa

By Miroslav Atanasov When Chinese-looking persons enter the Nairobi City Market or Massai Market Fair in Kenya’s capital, they are often greeted with “Ni Hao” as they pass shops and stands. Some local shop-keepers have a broader Mandarin vocabulary, which helps them sell African woodcarvings, fabric, or other local souvenirs to Chinese tourists. China has recently become the largest outbound […]

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