Category: Airports

DONT LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – SIDEBAR

DONT LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – SIDEBAR

These are some cases involving Kenyans arrested for drug trafficking in South East Asia over the last 3 years.  The reports are from various online newspapers: China: In 2009 5 Kenyans were sentenced to...

DON’T LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – MAIN FEATURE

DON’T LET YOUR DAUGHTER BE A DRUG MULE – MAIN FEATURE

Judith Akinyi, a.k.a. Saga MacOdongo was released from Langata Women’s prison in 2008.  This former polytechnic teacher had been charged with smuggling narcotics in 2001 and found guilty.  While in prison she wrote the...

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN

HOW THE HEROIN MENACE CHANGED THE FACE OF MOMBASA’S HISTORIC OLD TOWN   Fort Jesus is one of Kenya’s most famous historical landmarks.   Located on the Northeasterly tip of the Island of Mombasa,...

MOMBASA DRUG MENACE – INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU

MOMBASA DRUG MENACE – INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU

 INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT DEVEAU   Clement Deveau is a Substance Abuse & HIV Technical Offer with the AED (Academy for Educational Development) Capable Partners Program.  He has been in Kenya for 4 ½ years...

Which Aircraft did you use on that flight?

Which Aircraft did you use on that flight?

On an honest point of view, most people who fly often care less about the advance in technologies for the exterior of the aircraft. For example, if they are used to travel with say,...

EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

Angela Kintu Customer service is a relatively new concept to Ugandans, seeing as we have only just started owning businesses of our own. In October we will be 50 years independent. For years before...

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

By Juliet Maruru   The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is constructed in a semi-circle with three units placed on the outer circle arc and one unit placed in what would be the centre point...

AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

Why the landing of an IATA endorsement is a big deal forsecurity giant   When widely diversified security boutique KK Group ,received the nod from IATA to conduct aviation training locally early this year,...

At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

By WASHINGTON AKUMU With the words of the guard at the entrance to the Ngong Racecourse still ringing in my ears, I take the first right turn and immediately notice the sign: KK Group...

Qatar Airways 	Reaching Further in EA

Qatar Airways Reaching Further in EA

  Qatar Airways sees potential for expansion of its services after connecting the major commercial centers in the region. “We are in the process of expansion in Africa, especially East Africa, where we see...