The report on the assassination attempt first surfaced in Kuwait’s Al-Jarida news site which quoted an 'anonymous well-placed source' that claimed that the Kenyan security forces ordered a change in the route taken by Netanyahu and his delegation from Nairobi airport to their hotel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on a historic trip to Africa where he is visiting Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia. In exchange for its expertise in security and other fields, Israel wants African states to side with it at the United Nations.
For the first time in decades, an Israeli prime minister will visit Africa in an effort to improve and strengthen Israel's relations with the countries there. Prime Minister Netanyahu will visit Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Israel, but the Palestinians are upset he made a stop in Judea and Samaria, Israel's historical heartland. The Palestinians are also upset Kenyatta did not visit any Palestinian city.
Researchers at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University are developing gold nano-rods to help identify and treat blocked arteries, and scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have destroyed the HIV virus using peptides containing multiple copies of the virus’ DNA.
Israeli accelerator A3i is developing ‘ability’ technology to help millions with disabilities, and the Israeli Government has donated food and humanitarian supplies to Kenya to help flood victims in Migori county.