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September 20, 2017 5:29 AM Police barricade roads near Supreme Court ahead of full ruling

Roads near Supreme Court in Nairobi were Wednesday morning barricaded ahead of the release of full judgment of the nullified presidential polls. Anti-riot police were positioned on City Hall Way, Taifa Road and part of Wabera Street directing away motorists and pedestrians. A huge police barricade was also placed outside the Supreme Court signaling no through

September 19, 2017 6:06 AM Why Kenyans are not pleased with Governor Sonko for suspending ban on matatus

Governor Mike Sonko has ceded to the appeals by matatu owners and has suspended the ban on matatus in the CBD by a month. The governor gave the matatu owners a grace period of one month so that they can regulate the traffic of their matatus at the city centre. However, Sonko said that he will enforce the ban if the matatu owners fail to work out a strategy

September 19, 2017 4:21 AM Sonko suspends matatu ban in Nairobi CBD for a month

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended for one month the directive to ban public service vehicles from the city central business district which was to start on Wednesday. This comes at a time when there is an ongoing infighting between two matatu groups which forced operators and matatu owners to seek intervention from the county government. The Matatu

September 19, 2017 3:55 AM Eastern bypass set for dualling from December

The Ministry of Transport is in talks with Chinese contractors to undertake the dualling of the busy Eastern Bypass, which stretches from Mombasa Road to the Thika Superhighway. Transport and Infrastructure secretary James Macharia in an interview on Monday said his ministry is already processing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be shared with the shortlisted 1

September 18, 2017 1:56 PM Sonko changes mind, suspends ban on matatus in CBD

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has ceded to pleas by matatu owners to suspend the ban on public service vehicles in the city centre for a month. Governor Sonko gave the matatu owners a one-month grace period to regulate the traffic of their vehicles in the Central Business District. He vowed to enforce the ban if the matatu owners would not have worked

September 18, 2017 1:56 PM Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko suspends ban on matatus accessing CBD

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended the ban on matatus accessing the CBD. According to Sonko, the order that was given on Friday was a pilot project that would ensure school going children and people going to work would be dropped in the CBD without affecting flow of traffic. Sonko made the move after concerns by the operators during a consultation

September 18, 2017 1:35 AM Beauden Barrett's dazzling piece of skill the highlight of All Blacks record-breaking annihilation of Springboks

The crushing defeat was the first the Springboks had suffered in this year's competition. The All Blacks had started slowly in their last two matches and were out-muscled by the visitors in the early exchanges as Elton Jantjies hit the upright with a penalty, but it was one-way traffic once the hosts got on the scoreboard. Beauden Barrett put New Zealand

September 17, 2017 9:02 PM Sonko: City to hire 1,000 marshals to effect Matatu CBD ban

More than 1,000 traffic marshals will be deployed by the county government to enforce the ban on matatus from operating in the central business district. The announcement comes barely a day after Governor Mike Sonko directed that all public service vehicles carrying less than 60 passengers will not be allowed into the CBD starting Wednesday this week. Almost 1

September 17, 2017 9:02 PM KPA set to take control of Shimoni, Mombasa ports after redevelopment

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has announced plans to develop Shimoni Port on Kwale’s Indian Ocean coast and Kisumu Port on the shores of Lake Victoria. The ports will then be placed under the management of the State Corporation. Shimoni Port receives goods between Kenya, Zanzibar and Pemba and is managed by various Government departments, including Kenya 1

September 16, 2017 10:21 AM Matatus to strike over Sonko move to decongest Nairobi’s CBD

City Hall has gazetted designated drop off points outside town Newly-elected Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has come up with drastic measures meant to ease traffic in Nairobi’s Central Business District but which will force passengers walk more to access the capital’s commercial hub. To fulfill one of his flagship pledges which is to reduce the menace that is traffic 1