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Ruto’s Linked Company, KIDL Helicopters Buys A New Chopper And His Sixth, Bell 505 The First In Africa

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The Bell 505 Helicopter, It becomes the first to be delivered in Africa.

Africair, has delivered a Bell 505 helicopter to KIDL Helicopters Operations in Kenya, Bell announced on 5 September.

The delivery marks the introduction of the first Bell 505 helicopter to a customer in Africa.

Africair Helicopter Support, a newly established Kenya Civil Aviation Authority authorised maintenance organisation, reassembled the aircraft for delivery to KIDL at Wilson Airport in Nairobi. It will now be deployed for VIP transport operations.

The Bell 505 is a five-seat aircraft that features advanced avionics technology. It incorporates dynamic components, advanced aerodynamic design and a dual channel FADEC Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine.

Kwae Island Development Limited (KIDL) allegedly  operates the choppers on behalf of DP Ruto including the controversial helicopter registration 5Y-DSN whose pilot assaulted a police officer years back and was used for country side Jubilee campaigns. The planes were also allegedly chartered to KPLC, KPC and energy ministry in a nutshell.

Interestingly, KIDL got the air ambulance contract for NHIF despite not having the capacity to deliver the job prompting an outsourcing deal with Amref to assist in far flung areas. The awarding of the contract was challenged with the board.

Ruto who’s wealth and sources has been of questioning, recently denied owning any chopper claiming the one he uses is borrowed from Moses Kuria a claim that many laughed off as a lie. The DP has invested heavily in hospitality industry and real estate. He’s remained a center of focus in the anti corruption purge with many calling for a lifestyle audit to determine the truth on his rapidly acquired big empire.


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Murdered IEBC Manager Chris Msando’s Wife Eva Msando Awarded With A State Job

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Eva Msando.

Death Of Chris Msando, the IEBC’s tech guru who was brutally murdered in unclear circumstances continues to linger on many Kenyans minds an year later. One of the most outstanding memories is his wife’s testimony and strength shown during those trying moments.

A widow left with orphans and without a job since the IT guru was the family’s breadwinner, there was immediate need for her to find a job or s business to sustain her young family.

Struggling with life, Eva at one point had reached out to the public for any job opportunity. Her prayers seemingly, have been heard, in a gazette notice Peter Munya the CS Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Eva Buyu Msando has been appointed to be member of the Export Processing Zones Authority for three years effective 20th September 2018.

The good news could be attributed to the handshake between President Uhuru and PM Raila Odinga. Msando who ails from Odinga’s community was suspected to have been assassinated by hit Squad allied to the state owing to his stiff grounds that would’ve limited rigging of the elections. The late Msando is on record saying to have developed a hack free electoral system. His death was widely read as a sabotage to the electoral system.

Many questions on the murder of Chris remains unresolved with the state reluctant to follow the trail.

 


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The Painful Death Of Monica Kimani, They Tied Her Hands, Slit Her Throat And Dumped Her Body In The Bathtub

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Monica Kimani.

As the nation comes to terms with the death of Sharon Otieno, the Rongo University student who was found murdered and body dumped in a thicket in what is suspected to be out of fallout from the affair she had with Migori Governor Obado, another bizzare killing has struck.

Monica Kimani, 29 was found murdered in the coldest way, her severely mutilated  body was discovered by her brother George at Luciane Apartments on Kitale Lane off Denis pritt road. The killer(s) slit her throat open, dumped the body in bathtub 🛀 left the water running in what reads like a murder movie.

It remains unclear how the killers would commit such a scale of crime at a gated and heavily secured neighborhood which is just near to the private home of the President.

Monica at her home

According to the brother who discovered her lifeless body, the two were chatting on that night before she went silent and he assumed she had slept. However, her calls and texts went unanswered the next day which was unusual of her according to the family prompting the mother to send George to go check on her sister and that’s when he came to discover the horrific news after breaking the door.

Detectives are trying to join the dots in the mysterious murder and it has been established that Monica hosted two of her friends Wednesday night before her body was found in a bloodbath on Thursday At 1pm.

Monica had just returned from South Sudan where she runs an established business and even her social media pages points at her wide networks with Sudanese. The family has a business there too. She was about to fly to Dubai for vacation before she was struck.

As she celebrated her birthday

The motive of the murder is yet to be established but looks like a professional hit, it takes extra guys not only to cut open one’s throat but to comfortably walk in and out of such an establishment after the murder. With keen investigations, CCTV footages both within the apartment and out on the road in that estate will easily piece up the movements and identities of killers.

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VIDEO: Moments When The Ugandan Military Took Over Entebbe Runway Before Arresting And Bundling Away Bobi Wine

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Bobi Wine moments before the plane touched down in Entebbe

Bobi Wine a prolific Ugandan legislature today made his way home after a trip to the USA where he had gone to seek specialized treatment following torture in the military camp where he was being held on treason charges which were trumped by the regime.

Bobi made a stopover at the Nairobi’s JKIA where he was received joyfully with airport staff and fellow passengers who scrambled for photos with him. Aboard Kenya Airways, Bobi sat calmly and later in the middle of the flight drowned into deep thoughts perhaps wondering what was awaiting when the plane touched down.

The writings were already on the wall, the government had banned public gathering and warned against turning out for Bobi’s grand reception which had been scheduled from the Entebbe airport.

Bobi Wine’s brother was arrested earlier this morning while making preparations for the welcoming of his brother. Police had also camped at various homes of leading opposition leaders stopping them from leaving to mobilize grounds for receiving Bobi Wine.

When the plane touched down in Entebbe, Bobi seemed uneasy perhaps the reality was hitting him that nothing had changed as the military had taken over the airport as if it was a high profile terrorist landing. The military was literally on the run way. The plane carrying Bobi was even taken to the far end of the airport where the military was waiting.

As soon as he got off the plane, he was met by army officials who first greeted him before turning into their custom beastly mode, bundling him into an awaiting military van and driving him away to unknown destination. Press was totally blocked and passengers were restricted from filming anything. Those found had their phones confiscated and photos deleted. We’re however, the Kenya Insights so we had our ways.

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