Owners of private-sector media companies and Safaricom launched on Wednesday (October 24th) a three-year road safety programme aimed at reducing road accident deaths across Kenya.
All entries by this author
NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14th-Motorists will have to dig deeper into their pockets over the next four weeks, with Super petrol going up by Sh6.31 in Nairobi to Sh115.26 a litre and regular petrol now at Sh105.76 a litre.
In a bid to improve efficiency, the Judiciary and Safaricom have come together to unveil a system which will be for paying traffic fines.
The new system which is dubbed ‘Faini Chap Chap’ will be launched on Thursday at Millimani and Kibera law courts in Nairobi. The project is aimed at improving the delivery of Justice as part of the ongoing reforms in the judiciary. This will see traffic offenders having an easy time with the police especially those who have Safaricom lines.
CMC Holdings Limited has denied losing exclusive franchises for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), and Ford in Kenya and Uganda.
It is now possible to pay for car insurance premium based on the actual distance travelled, unlike the current arrangement where car owners pay for either a monthly, quarterly or yearly cover. This follows the launch of “pay as you drive” comprehensive motor insurance cover by Gateway Insurance Company.
The Toyota Belta, referred to in North American and Australian markets as the Toyota Yaris and in South Asian markets as the Toyota Vios, is a subcompact sedan manufactured by Toyota. It is a redesigned version of the discontinued Toyota Platz sedan, and went on sale in Japan on November 28, 2005 equipped with 1.0- [...]
Second-hand cars in Kenya are more expense than you would think, with prices driven up by a combination of customs, excise and VAT. This situation, coupled with the poor conditions of Kenya’s highway infrastructure, led one young computer engineer to set about solving the problem - creating a brand new car which costs just $6,000.
They have built the ugliest, highest, most destructive speed bumps ever. But the really horrible thing is putting a speed limit of 50kph.
The dismissal of abuse of office charges against suspended Industrialisation Minister Henry Kosgey opens doors for consultations in the coalition government on a Cabinet reshuffle that might see him reinstated.
Three months ago, when Kenya struck oil, the citizenry received the news with jubilation. Despite a few voices expressing fears that the country could slide into civil strife because of the resource, the dominant sentiment was that it would help stabilise the soaring cost of fuel.