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Logistical challenges for Kenya’s Hajj travel agents

Logistical challenges for Kenya’s Hajj travel agents
 
Muslim pilgrims visit Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca. Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Kenyan Muslims have joined millions from around the world in performing the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the holy Saudi Arabian city of Mecca, one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith. In Kenya, many pilgrims faced daunting logistical challenges until the very last minute. Correspondent David John Bwakali spoke to some Hajj travel agents and Islamic leaders to file this report, the second in RFI’s five-part Hajj series.


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