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White House talks about Obama’s security leak as US media’s raise security concerns, and warn on soft target attacks

The White House has downplayed media concerns over President Barack Obama’s security in Kenya after an apparent security breach by a Kenya Airways official. The KQ official is reported to have sent an email to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airport staff, aircraft operators and even flight schools detailing Air Force One’s exact 50-minute landing and departure window for the weekend. For security reasons, the White House does not

Key roads in Nairobi to be closed during Obama visit, Nairobi’s Airport’s for less than an hour

UPDATED at 13:40 Friday 24/7, 2015. Mombasa road will not be completely closed, but there will be a change in the traffic flow. Mobile network and other networks might be down temporarily in the area’s The Us President Barack Obama passes, due to the jammers that are installed in their equipment. (But it will only be short time) Key roads in Nairobi will be closed during US President Barack Obama’s

Top Kenyan business leaders to share platform with global icons at summit

Kenyan entrepreneurs will share a platform with titans of commerce and finance from across the world during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit to be opened by US President Barack Obama this week. According to the event schedule seen by the Daily Nation, some of the world’s wealthiest people, leading entrepreneurs, top scholars, investors and venture capitalists, will lead and moderate different sessions during the three-day summit. Executives of multinational companies such

Police mobilised as UN warns of travel chaos during Obama tour

Details emerged of Obama’s itinerary for his Kenya tour this week, with State House talks with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta and an address from Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi among the engagements. The arrival of President Obama, who is expected in the country late Friday to attend the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) that runs from July 25-26 in Nairobi, will occasion some disruptions because of closure of roads and

If Obama’s speech is open at Kasarani Stadium more than 300.000 spectators are expected

US President Barack Obama’s rally on Sunday is likely to attract a crowd of 300,000 in the unlikely event that it is open to all, according to police estimates. Mr Obama will speak to Kenyans from the Safaricom Indoor Arena of the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, according to State House. But the exact format of the US President’s meeting, like most aspects of his visit, is still a closely

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,