Kenyan Sports Minister in Row over Pakistani Cultural Dancers
The Kenyan Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage has denied involvement in issuing work permits to eight Pakistani women. The row has put Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa in the spotlight over claims of human trafficking. The ministry declared that the only role the minister played in the saga was to support the Pakistanis' application for special passes to participate in an Indian cultural festival.
Nation, 7 January 2019
The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage has denied any involvement in the issuance of work permits to eight Pakistanis that has thrust CS Rashid Echesa in the spotlight over… Read more »
Sports, Heritage and Culture Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa.
Nairobi News, 6 January 2019
The eight Pakistani women flown into the country through the assistance of Sports Cabinet Secretary (CS) Rashid Echesa have been deported. Read more »
Nairobi News, 4 January 2019
A magistrate has ordered eight girls from Pakistan flown into the country as cultural dancers be kept in a safe house to enable police establish whether they are victims of human… Read more »
Nation, 4 January 2019
Two people arrested alongside eight Pakistani girls at a club in Nairobi have been detained four more days for police to finish their probe on human trafficking. Read more »