Kenya Airways

By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 6th, 2013
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The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) now says that it expects to release the final presidential tally on Friday morning. IEBC Chairman Issack Hassan however reminded Kenyans that the commission was allowed by law up to seven days – until Monday – after the day of voting, to anno...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 20th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Striking state workers in Malawi on Wednesday closed the main international airport in the capital Lilongwe over demands for better pay, piling pressure on President Joyce Banda who took office last year pledging painful economic reforms. Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines cancell...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 27th, 2012
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Joachim Buwembo I have been a loud, unapologetic admirer of Meles Zenawi’s approach to national economic development, so I am in mourning. Ethiopia’s democracy is not my business because I am not a voter there but as someone living in this region, I have a legitimate interest in the infrastructural d...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 26th, 2012
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A plane passenger was left sitting across the aisle from a body on a 4,500 mile flight. Reporter Lena Pettersson, 34, said the 35-year-old man was taken ill and died shortly after take-off from Amsterdam heading for Tanzania. The Swede said: “The crew didn’t seem to know what to do. It wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 21st, 2012
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By Roy Edroso Sun. Remember the birther craze, based on the notion that Barack Obama was really born in Africa, and was therefore ineligible for the Presidency? Well, it’s back, baby — in mutant form. Someone found an old agency promo booklet for Obama’s first, never-published book....
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 21st, 2012
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The Kenyan shilling fell against the dollar on Monday dragged down by end-month importer demand for the greenback and traders said risk-averse investors moving into the U.S. currency could weigh further on the local currency. At 0745 GMT, commercial banks posted the shilling at 84.65/85 per dollar, w...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Jun 20th, 2011
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MY CONSCIENCE The other day I boarded a private local airliner bound for an adjacent town. I reported, along with my colleague, on time – slightly more than hour before departure as regulations require. The tickets for both of us were confirmed Okayed, so had no worries.   While I was checked in...
By benim
In East Africa
May 25th, 2011
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Kenya Airways is launching its 54th destination on the 19th June to N’djamena in Chad. The new route which will operate via Cotonou, the capital of Benin, will see Kenya Airways strengthen its presence in Central Africa, a landlocked geographical territory that depends largely on imports. The airline...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2011
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Kenya Airways recorded a 13.5 percent rise in passenger volumes in the first quarter of 2011 buoyed by new African routes and an increase in flight frequencies on popular domestic routes. The airline, which is 26 percent owned by France-KLM, said passenger numbers rose to 791,302 in the three months,...
By benim
In News
Apr 21st, 2011
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Harare – Striking Air Zimbabwe pilots have resumed flights to South Africa, partially ending a crippling one-month strike after reaching a deal with the government, the airline said on Thursday. “Air Zimbabwe board and management wish to advise the public that whilst negotiations are stil...