Maisha London! Check out Kenyan celebs who flew in the maiden Kenya Airways flight to New York

History was made in Kenya after Kenya Airways was flagged off for their first ever non-stop flight from Kenya to New york.

President Uhuru Kenyatta was accompanied by other senior government officials during the flagging off ceremony at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The plane has 234 passengers on board. Of the 234 passengers, 204 will be in economy class.

 

 

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Here are some of the celebrities who got to experience it,

1. Jeff Koinange

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The Award winning Journalist and the current Talk show host for Jeff Koinange Live.

2. Amina Abdi Rabar

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The TV and radio talk show host took it to instagram to share ”Humbled to be a part of this historic moment with official kenya airways as we take off to New York for their inaugural non stop, daily flight to the big apple.”

3. Alex Chamwada

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He is an International Journalist, founder and CEO of CHAMS Media and a  Media Consultant

4. Maqbul Mohammed

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Actor and radio host

 

5. Monica Kiragu

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Citizen TV news Director.

5. Susan Wong43508341_552191601899494_4419879487329342274_n

The plane left the airport at exactly 11.20pm, although it had been scheduled to leave at 10.45pm.

After Sunday night’s departure, the plane will land at the JF Kennedy International airport at 6.25am New York time (1.25pm local time).

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After Moses Kuria, this is the politician who appeared in court to support Jacque Maribe during her bail hearing (Photos)

Jacque Maribe’s friends have been attending her court hearings to to show their love and support as she faces murder charges.

She was arrested alongside her fiancé Joseph Irungu, who is the main suspect. Maribe’s parents have been by her side all this while.

Jowie all smiles as he appears in court for his bail hearing in connection to the murder of Monicah Kimani(Photos)

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Among other people who have been visiting Maribe include gospel artiste Kambua, Monica Kiragu, Terry Anne Chebet, Moses Kuria, Francis Gachuri, Shix Kapienga and Dennis Itumbi.

During today’s hearing a political figure was present in court and could be seen laughing heartily with Jacque.

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The man in question is none other than Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja.

Below are his photos.

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Rafiki wa kufa kupona! Photo of Moses Kuria in court during Jacque Maribe’s mention over murder case

TV journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiancé Joseph Irungu aka Jowie will remain in custody until October 24.

Judge James Wakiaga asked the two to report back in court on Wednesday for the mention of the murder case.

This time round, more friends were in court to show their support.

Those present included Citizen TV News director Monicah Kiragu, Oliver Mathenge, Francis Gachuri, Dennis Itumbi and  Faiza Maganga.

‘When I am influenced before I hear a case I get upset ‘ admits Judge James Wakiaga as he warns the media to keep off speculating on Jacque Maribe’s case

Also in the crowd was Moses Kuria who had come to show his support

Below are some of the photos

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Monicah Kiragu (in black)

‘I met Jowie at a Jubilee party’ Jacque Maribe narrates

Faiza Maganga

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‘Before you judge make sure you know the truth’ Citizen TV director Monicah Kiragu defends Jacque Maribe

One of Jacque Maribe’s closest pals Monicah Kiragu, has come out to defend the media girl as she faces murder charges.

The News Director at Citizen TV has been quiet even as all this drama unfolds, but  has decided to open up, writing;

“BEFORE YOU JUDGE OR COMMENT ON SOMEONE, MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE TRUTH AND WHOLE STORY BECAUSE YOU MIGHT END UP LOSING SOMETHING OR HURTING

THE BIGGEST COMMUNICATION PROBLEM IS WE DO NOT LISTEN TO UNDERSTAND. WE LISTEN TO REPLY.”

Kirigo Ngarua in an earlier photo with Jacque Maribe ,Terry Anne Chebet and a friend
Kirigo Ngarua in an earlier photo with Jacque Maribe, Terry Anne Chebet and Monicah Kiragu

Jowie left emotional as his mum appears in court to support him over Monicah Kimani’s murder case (photo)

Maribe andfiancé were arrested as persons of interest in the murder, before the DPP ordered that they be charged with murder.

Confused? Well here is a breakdown of what transpired

1. 20th September 2018, Monicah arrives from South Sudan where she was running a family business.

2. On 21st her body is found with a slit throat and hands tied and her body dumped in a bathtub with running water

3. On 25th September Jowie was arrested in connection with the murder after being identified by neigbhors as the last person to have been seen at her apartment before she was found murdered.

4. Jacque Maribe is questioned for the first time over the murder

Jacque Maribe’s neighbor implicates her in the murder of Monicah Kimani: Evidence attached

Jacque Maribe and her fiancee Jowie at Milimani Law courts
Jacque Maribe and her fiancee Jowie at Milimani Law courts

5. 28th Maribe is questioned a second time after police discovered that her car had been used by her fiance Jowie to visit Monicah’s apartment before being found dead.

6. 29th Maribe is arrested

7. 1st October, Maribe is arraigned in a Kiambu court, where the judge ordered she be remanded at Langata women’s prison.

8. 10th October, Jacque and her fiance appear in court before judge Lessit. The judge orders that Maribe undergoes a mental assessment.

9. 15th October Maribe and her fiancé take a plea on murder charges filed against them.

 

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