The government has issued a travel advisory for road safety for Kenyans traveling across the country for the festive season. Commuters should be aware of what to look for in the cars they book or board, according to government spokesperson Cyrus Oguna, during a meeting with Matatu Owners Association delegates and other stakeholders on Friday, December 3.
Few days ago, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe convened a crisis meeting to discuss Covid-19 containment measures ahead of the festive season. However, the government has issued an advisory for those planning to travel to different places during the festive season. Government spokesperson, Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna, during a meeting with Matatu Owners Association delegates and other stakeholders, issued a travel advisory to commuters on what they should look out for in the vehicles they book or board.
The government has issued an advisory for those planning to travel to different places during the festive season. Government spokesperson, Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna, during a meeting with Matatu Owners Association delegates and other stakeholders on Friday, December 3, issued a travel advisory to commuters on what they should look out for in the vehicles they book or board.
On Wednesday, October 20, President Uhuru Kenyatta lifted the night curfew during Mashujaa celebrations. The announcement has made matatu operators weigh in on various calls to resume night travel. Speaking to a local media house, Matatu Owners Association chairman, Simon Kimutai, stated PSVs were in consultation over the matter and they were cautious of resuming the operations immediately.
Earlier today there was a viral message that had widely been shared on social media calling for nation wide strike for all PSVs. The statement alleged to have been from the Matatus Association Offices had called on all the PSV owners to take to streets in protest over the increased in fuel prices.
Bar owners, restaurant owners and matatu sector dealt a major bro after President Uhuru Kenyatta fails to lift stringent measures that had been put in place to curb the virus.
The December holiday are approaching and majority of passengers have started their online buses booking process.This has lead to congestion forcing long distance buses to hiked fares as passengers rush to book seats one month to Christmas and New Year (2022) holidays. It is now a big Blow to passengers as fares rose from the current one thousand Kenya shillings to one thousand two hundred Kenya shillings.Besides late comers are likely to witness triple of fares ranging from Ksh 2500 to Ksh 3000.
Chairman of Matatu Owners Association Jimal Ibrahim Hassan, alias Jimal Rohosafi has again found himself trending, hardly a week after news of him battering his first wife rocked social media. Jimal came to light early this year after her relationship with controversial socialite Amberay was publicized. Jimal is married to one Amira, his first wife with whom they sired two kids.
The Matatu owners association has distanced itself from a message going round claiming that all matatus will not be functioning in a demonstration over the hiking of petrol prices. This comes a day after the price of petrol hit the highest high since independence. The precious commodity now sells at ksh 135 in Nairobi.
Matatu Owners Association have threatened to increase transport fares to various parts of the country if the government is not going to consider them.This statement has come days after the government through the ministry of energy increased fuel prices across the country.
Jimal has got people talking after he posted a delicacy known to be mostly for Kambas. The caption was it's not bad to remember. Jimal who is Amber Ray's ex husband, still remembers the way Amber used to cook Muthokoi for him. When the duo was still together and in Amber's house, she could be seen lighting a charcoal jiko and cooking the Muthokoi insisting that a Kamba must have some.
Matatu Owners Association (MOA) officials in Kisii County have warned passengers against overloading Public Service Vehicles ( PSVs), saying they risk arrest and prosecution. MOA chairman George Nyariki said the operators will not be held responsible for passengers who are arrested for flouting the traffic rules.
Kenyans are still in disbelief of the happenings that are occuring in the country. To their amazement is that fuel prices keep on going up. The government shocker to netizens is they continue burdening Kenyans with their latest review of prices for fuel. Today is also another day when Kenyans were slapped with fare increase of matatus.
Reports about a pending Nationwide strike of fuel price circulated online after the monthly price review. The announcement come from Nairobi matatu operators chairperson Jamal Ibrahim. The matatu Owner's Association has dismissed reports of pending Nationwide strike against the fuel price increase. In its latest monthly review on September 14th 2021, the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority announced an upward revision of the prices of petroleum products.
Since Governor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o took over the leadership of Kisumu County from Hon Jack Ranguma, the city of Kisumu has gone a tremendous change and growth for the better.
Matatu Owners Association Chair Disowns Message Calling For Countrywide Matatus Strike Over Fuel Prices
Matatu Owners Association Chair Disowns Message Calling For Countrywide Matatu's Strike Over Fuel Prices. https://www.facebook.com/187678903140/posts/10159119236823141/?app=fbl The Matatu Owners Association Chairman Simon Kimutai has disowned the viral message that has been doing rounds online dating that there will be a Countrywide Matatu's strike in protest for the rise in fuel prices in the country.
Kenyans received bad news after matatu owners stated clearly that they will increase the fare with a huge percentage of between 10-20 %. This has been contributed to by the high rise of fuel prices in the country. They deliberated on the matter and even came up with a date that it will begin to be effective.
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The recent uproar in Kenya in the transport sector has been caused by the increarment in the fuel prices. In the new pricing announced on Tuesday this week, super petrol will retail at Sh134.72 per litre in Nairobi, a six per cent increase from Sh127.14 per litre.Diesel will retail at Sh115.6 over the next one month, also a sharp increase from Sh107.66.
Matatu Owners Association chairman, George Nyariki from Kisii County have warned passengers against overloading Public Service Vehicles ( PSVs), saying they risk arrest and prosecution adding that operators won't be held responsible for passengers who are arrested for flouting the traffic rules. Appreciating government's directive to allow PSVs carry full capacity beginning Monday, and challenged drivers and conductors to comply with the COVID-19 protocol.
Kenya Matatu Owners Association has threatened to increase transport fares of the government is not going to consider them.