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HEALTH

Matatu Owners Dismiss Mutahi Kagwe's Directives

Matatu owners association through their chairperson Simon Kimutai,has issued a statement in response to health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe's directives. Matatu owners chairperson Simon Kimutai further told health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe that their businesses were private enterprises and that they should not be subjected to such government measures.

  3 days ago ago
Matatu Owners Dismiss Mutahi Kagwe's Directives

HEALTH

Eyebrows High As Matatu Owners Vow To Defy New Government Directives On Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Matatu Owners in the country have vowed to Defy the new government Directives issued by the ministry of health. The minister of health CS Muahi Kagwe had earlier issued new directives to Matatu users, conductors and drivers. Kagwe said that they will be required to issue proof that they have been vaccinated before traveling for their different businesses.

  3 days ago ago
Eyebrows High As Matatu Owners Vow To Defy New Government Directives On Covid-19 Pandemic.

TRAVEL

Night Travel to Resume? Matatu Operators Speak on Resumption

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.

  1 month ago ago
Night Travel to Resume? Matatu Operators Speak on Resumption

JUSTICE

Matatu Owners Association Chair Issues Statement On The Nation Wide Strike

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.

  2 months ago ago
Matatu Owners Association Chair Issues Statement On The Nation Wide Strike

ACCIDENT

Bad News To All Matatu Owners as NTSA Introduces a New Law That Will Dig Deep into Their Pockets

Photo Courtesy Bad news has been delivered to all Matatu owners in the country by the after a new law was announced by National Transport and Safety Authority NTSA on how they will be handled in case their drivers cause an accident. In the past the Matatu owners have been going unpunished after their vehicle cause accident. A report by the Daily Nation has indicated that the Matatu owners will now have to incur the cost of every damages that their drivers cause. They will have to pay the complaint the damages

  11 months ago ago
Bad News To All Matatu Owners as NTSA Introduces a New Law That Will Dig Deep into Their Pockets

SOCIETY

Matatu Owners Association Distances Self From Planned Matatu Strike

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.

  2 months ago ago
Matatu Owners Association Distances Self From Planned Matatu Strike

SOCIETY

National Police Refute Claims Of Road Blockage Countrywide

The national police service has issued a statement to all media platforms in regards to clarify that there is no road blockage on Thiks superhighway or anywhere else in the country. News had been trending on social media platforms about the demonstrations that were happening in the country. National police service further urged members of the public to ignore the photos that were being circulated terming it as photoshop pictures that were being used to peddle misinformation and continue with their travel plans.

  2 months ago ago
National Police Refute Claims Of Road Blockage Countrywide

TRAVEL

Kenyans Handed a Major Blow a day After President Uhuru Kenyatta State of Address

President Uhuru Kenyatta on his state of address, on Monday, announced the lifting of cessation of movement in and out Nairobi, Mombasa, and Mandera. The announcement by the president was taken by equal measures, some were excited while some didn't agree with the President. For Kenyans who were waiting for that announcement so that they can troop back upcountry, things may not be easy as you think. President Uhuru gave a condition that no PSV vehicle will be allowed to move from Nairobi to other parts of the

  1 year ago ago
Kenyans Handed a Major Blow a day After President Uhuru Kenyatta State of Address

BUSINESS

No Sanitizer No Boarding- Blow to Travellers as Matatu Industry Spells New Rules

Matatu Saccos all over the country welcomed President Uhuru’s directives in the reopening of the economy. However, the Saccos have requested all passengers to Carry their own sanitizer and ensure they wear a proper mask at all times to be allowed to use their services. The masks should cover the nose properly and the chin and should not be worn by the chin. Matatu Owners Association chairman Simon Kimutai welcomed the directive lifting travel restrictions in Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera. “We will do our

  1 year ago ago
No Sanitizer No Boarding- Blow to Travellers as Matatu Industry Spells New Rules

JUSTICE

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.

  2 months ago ago
Matatu Owners Association Chair Disowns Message Calling For Countrywide Matatus Strike Over Fuel Prices

JUSTICE

The Matatu Strike Notice Is Fake, Association Chairperson Simon Kimutai Narrates

The Chairperson of the Matatus Owners’ Association (MOA) has denied that there are planned countrywide protest by its members in regards to the hiked fuel price in the country. The notice that circulated on different social media platforms on Wednesday, showed that the strike was set to begin on Thursday, September 16 at 12 noon.

  2 months ago ago
The Matatu Strike Notice Is Fake, Association Chairperson Simon Kimutai Narrates

JUSTICE

Matatu strike notice fake says association chairperson Simon Kimutai

The chairperson of Matatus Owners Association ( MOA) Simon kimutai has denied that there are planned countrywide protests by its members in regard to the hikes fuels. A viral notice that began circulating on Wednesday, September 15 stated that matatu operators would on Thursday afternoon stop operating to demonstrate the the risen fuel costs.

  2 months ago ago
Matatu strike notice fake says association chairperson Simon Kimutai

SOCIETY

Matatu operators reveal new prices starting tomorrow over fuel hike

Matatu operators have sent an alert to commuters countrywide on an increase in fare prices beginning tommorow Saturday September 18, 2021. In a statement on Friday by the union's chair Mr Simon Kimutai, that fares will be increasing by 10% up to 20% across all public service vehicles.

  2 months ago ago
Matatu operators reveal new prices starting tomorrow over fuel hike

BUSINESS

Blow to Kenyans as Matatu owners issue an update on hiking fares

On Monday 6th, president Uhuru issued a directive to have all public Service vehicles operating in some areas, to have a mandatory certification and adhere to all directives provided. He said "They must be compliant with all protocols developed by Ministry of Health. To operate Public Service Vehicles, the operators will require mandatory certification from the Ministry of Health, in consultation with Ministry of Transport." Speaking to Citizen TV, Matatu owners association through their chairman Simon Kimutai

  1 year ago ago
Blow to Kenyans as Matatu owners issue an update on hiking fares

TRAVEL

Good News to PSV Users as they Plan to Re-unite with Loved Ones

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday brought to end the containment of movement into and out of Nairobi Metropolitan, Mombasa and Mandera counties. This directive thus allows free travel within the country though with guidelines some of which are yet to be made public. Public Service Transport providers will also have to be issued with certificate of compliance by the Ministry of Health and that of Transport before they can resume their operations. Unitill now, Matatu Owners Association's chairman Simon Kimutai

  1 year ago ago
Good News to PSV Users as they Plan to Re-unite with Loved Ones

BUSINESS

" You Must be Responsible! Carry Your Own Sanitizer!" Matatu Owners Association Chairman Warns

After months of partial lockdown imposed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Counties identified as COVID-19 hotspots such as Nairobi, travellers finally found freedom. (Photo, Courtesy) President Uhuru Kenyatta during his Monday COVID-19 address, lifted the cessation of movement that was ongoing in three countries, allowing travels in and out of the counties. (Photo, Courtesy) The Chairman of the Matatu Owners Association has however sent a warning to every traveller warning that they won't be able to sanitize everywhere

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

Matatu Operators Threaten To Increase Fare Due To The New Fuel Prices

Matatu Association Chairman Simon Kimutai.Fuel prices increased by Ksh 7.63 for petrol, Ksh 5.41for Kerosene and Ksh 5.75 per litre for Diesel, the highest to ever be increased in Kenya.

  8 months ago ago
Matatu Operators Threaten To Increase Fare Due To The New Fuel Prices

BUSINESS

Matatu Operators Hike Fares as Social Distancing Continues

With the current rising cases of Corona Virus spread in the country, the government has given out some measures to the public meant to reduce the spread. One of the measures given out to the public transport sector is that of social distancing even in the matatus. As such many matatus are now operating with half the number of passengers they carry on a normal day. As this move intensifies matatu operators have hiked fares to and fro various destinations around the country. Fares have doubled and even triple

  1 year ago ago
Matatu Operators Hike Fares as Social Distancing Continues