Pope Francis is expected to arrive at JKIA at 5pm today Wednesday 25 Nov. then head to State House for a welcome ceremony and courtesy call. Tomorrow (Thursday 26th) is the most anticipated day of his visit, as he will hold a mammoth public mass at the University of Nairobi grounds.
Tomorrow Thursday 26th has been declared a public holiday by the government. This is in honor of the pope and all christians who will be attending the pope's visit from different parts of the country.
“As we are privileged to be hosting His Holiness the Pope at the time, he will set the tone for the day”, State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said in statement sent to newsrooms Tuesday.
Here the full program and traffic plans.