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The one-sided pact that messed up Nairobi’s public transport

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For the past one week, we have been talking about the lopsided contract that Kenya signed to build and run the Standard...

The boda boda takeover in Nairobi

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Mercy, an accountant at a city firm in Upper Hill, Nairobi, was one day walking to the city centre on a sidewalk...

Revealed: 420 matatu saccos operating in Nairobi illegally

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Nairobi County has stopped issuing new licences to matatu saccos after it emerged there are more than 400 unregistered saccos operating in...

Nairobi Leads In Flouting NTSA Regulations

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Nairobi leads as the region that flagrantly flouts the National Transport and Safety Authority’s (NTSA) regulations closely followed by Western region with...

Meet Theresia Mumbi, a Bearded Female Matatu Tout Based in Nairobi

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Theresia Mumbi is a bearded 34-year-old woman who works as a matatu conductor in Nairobi. She opened up on the...

Nairobi’s matatu stages pose risk to commuters

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An estimated 35 per cent of road traffic deaths in Nairobi occur within 20 metres of matatu stages, a new study has...

Beware of planned matatu go-slow in Nairobi starting today

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Transport services could be paralysed starting today (Thursday) as matatu operators in Nairobi are headed for a showdown with City Hall over...

Police officer badly injured by stone-throwing boda boda rider

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A police officer who was controlling traffic at the City Stadium roundabout along Jogoo Road was on Wednesday badly injured by a...

Tame gangs in boda sector before they become a threat

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The boda boda industry has turned into a monster. Boda boda riders now behave as lawless gangs openly...

How to save money on transport in Nairobi

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Transport is one of the biggest expenses anyone living in Nairobi incurs.  With the current economy, it's important device...

Bus-hailing apps in Kenya are facing their first major regulatory challenge

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The move to disrupt Nairobi’s commuter transport system has hit a snag. Transport officials announced on Monday (Sept. 30)...

Nairobi gears up for motor show

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Kenya's auto expo has attracted a good number of motor industry players, with 50 per cent of the slots already sold.

100 exhibitors line up for auto parts show in Nairobi

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More than 100 exhibitors from local and international firms are set to feature in this year’s regional auto parts exhibition.

Four arrested in connection with carjacking syndicate in Nairobi

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Detectives have in the last four days arrested four people who they believe are part of a gang that has been carjacking...

New online matatu gets Sh1.5bn funding for Nairobi

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A new online-hailing matatu operator, SWVL, has secured Sh1.5 billion funding to finance an aggressive route expansion plan in Nairobi.

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi’s pool of emissions

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An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen...