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Secret Service and FBI agents secure airport for Obama

American security agents have secured sections of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi in preparation for next week’s historic visit of President Barack Obama. The US President, whose father was Kenyan, will arrive in Nairobi on Friday to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that ends on Sunday. He will be the first serving American leader to visit Kenya. On Friday, Mr Eric Kiraithe, the head of security at the Kenya Airports Authority,

Barack Obama tour still on course despite travel warning

US President Barack Obama’s planned visit to Nairobi in nine days is still on course in spite of the latest travel advisory his administration has issued against Kenya. Security has been improved in the city, with a notable increase in the number of police officers on patrol. Street families have also been removed. Lighting and surveillance has been improved, among other measures meant to reduce crime and threats of a