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Taxi Drivers Affiliated to Apps Planning a Strike to Protest Low Rates

Taxi drivers working with Uber, Bolt and Little Cab are planning a strike to show their disappointment in the in the companies who are charging low charging low fares amidst high fuel prices.

 The drivers, through their lobby group, E-hailing Transporters Kenya, have given the management a one-month ultimatum to review the fare prices or they shall go on a massive switch-off.

 The lobby secretary general issued the notice. “We issue a 30-days’ notice to all defiant apps that we shall be switched off and deleting them at the end of the 30 days.” Said Wycliffe Alutalala, the organization’s secretary general.

 Currently, a liter of in Nairobi is retailed at Ksh 122.81 while kerosene and diesel are retailed at Ksh 97.85 and Ksh 107.66 respectively. This is after the fuel prices were reviewed upwards, affecting to increase the country’s tax because of the overwhelming national public debt. The government has however promised that the economy shall stabilize and fuel prices shall be reviewed then.

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