KQ undoing?: Kenya Airways had many passengers inconvenienced by the airport closing on Saturday morning. But there have also been many incidents of overbooking (especially on the Nairobi-Mombasa route), passengers being deplaned, missing luggage, neglect by staff and hate mail campaigns. This “don’t care” attitude among staff is a product of rumours of imminent retrenchment and the matter should be urgently addressed by KQ management.
Media debate: The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) will hold its monthly public forum at the Stanley on October 4th at 5:30 PM to discuss a media code of conduct during the referendum period.
NCBDA AGM: The Nairobi Central Business District Association (NCBDA) will hold an annual general meeting on October 5th at 2:30 PM at the Hilton. On the agenda are election of new governing council members, amendments to the association articles, auditor, financial, and other issues.
Embassy Sale: The former US Embassy building on Mombasa Road, which was used for a couple of years after the ’98 Embassy bombing, has been put up for sale. It can be viewed on October 12th by prospective buyers who are expected to bid not less than $500,000 (36.5 million shillings) for the building.
Way to Go: Controversial road contractor Sunil Behal died in murky circumstances over the weekend. I wonder how I will go when my time comes.
Admin issues: A creeping problem of spam comments at Bankelele became a full blown attack crisis over the weekend. As such, “word verification” will now be required before comments can be posted to this site. Asante sana kwa wale Wakenya ambao wameandika maneno mazuri na ya maana hapa – mudendeee hivyo vivyo.