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Kenya stowaway ‘may have been airport worker’

The stowaway who fell from a Kenya Airways plane in London is likely to have been an employee at Nairobi's main airport, a Kenyan official has said.
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Kenya reassures public after Ebola false alarm

Kenya sought to reassure the public and foreign visitors on Monday after a suspected Ebola case, which turned out to be negative, was detected near the border with Uganda.
A Nigerian Princess Okoye arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday for cocaine trafficking is due to appear in court today, Kenya’s Capital News reported.

Cocaine: Nigerian arrested in Nairobi due in court

A Nigerian Princess Okoye arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday for cocaine trafficking is due to appear in court today, according to local media.

President Kenyatta intervenes to save Kenya Airways

Authorities closed the week preparing for a final push to the proposed merger between Kenya Airways and the agency that manages the country’s airports — the Kenya Airports Authority.
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Police arrest three foreigners with narcotics

Kenya’s anti-narcotics police on Friday said they had arrested three foreigners at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.

Wreckage of missing Kenyan plane on domestic flight located

The wreckage of a small passenger plane which disappeared late on Tuesday while flying to Kenya’s capital Nairobi has been found, a senior government official said on Thursday.

Kenyan plane missing, search halted

The plane had taken off from Kitale, a town in Kenya’s west, en route to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the capital, Nairobi, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority said.

Stranded Kenyan opposition firebrand Miguna appeals for urgent help

Kenyan opposition firebrand politician Dr Miguna Miguna says he is "marooned" in Dubai and wants the government to deliver his Kenyan passport to him.

Kenyan opposition figure say he was drugged when deported

Kenyan opposition politician Miguna Miguna alleges he was drugged and deported to Dubai early on Thursday after his attempt to enter Kenya led to him being detained in an airport toilet for more than a day.

Before the rest of Africa leaves us behind

Nigeria parades some of the worst airports in Africa today. Let no one preach to me that it is because the PDP government stole the money meant for the airports. As a matter of fact the Goodluck Jonathan administration made some remarkable effort compared to our own government of change which in nearly three years has revamped only the runway in Abuja.

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APC NEC meeting: Protesters demand Adams Oshiomhole’s immediate sack

The headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was a battleground on Thursday, as protesters grounded activities, demanding for the sack of the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, ahead of Thursday National Caucus meeting and Friday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.
Veronique Makwena, 23, is charged with attempted murder alongside sister-in-law Noxolo Maneli and family friend Siyabonga Pakade for attacking a man after the body her daughter Chantelle was found in a public toilet.

South African woman cuts off man’s penis for ‘raping her daughter to death’

A mother has appeared in court in South Africa accused of hacking off a man’s penis after he was suspected of raping and killing her five-year-old daughter.

Court dissolves five-year old marriage, orders wife to refund N45,000 dowry

A Shari’a Court II, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Thursday dissolved the union between Sani Ahmad and Maryam Aliyu over irreconcilable differences.
Fortuna Dusseldorf of Germany goalkeeper Maduka Okoye is elated to be in Nigeria’s squad for Sunday’s international friendly encounter against the Selecao of Brazil.

Maduka Okoye: Super Eagles camp experience amazing

Germany-based Super Eagles goal keeper Maduka Okoye has described his National team camp experience over the last couple of months as an amazing one.
Daniel Akpeyi was back in training on Thursday with Kaizer Chiefs after he returned from international duty with Nigeria.

Super Eagles goalie Daniel Akpeyi returns to Kaizer Chiefs training

Daniel Akpeyi was back in training on Thursday with Kaizer Chiefs after he returned from international duty with Nigeria.