Update on the planned bus RTR from KNH-Githurai – KeNHA

The planned Bus Rapid Transit Route from the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) through the Nairobi Central Business District to Githurai along the Nairobi-Thika (A2S) Highway, Thursday 12th July, 2018. [Photo/KeNHA] The World Bank Group (Kenya) Transport Specialist accompanied by the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) Deputy Director in charge of Road Asset and Corridor Management…

Passenger bus rolls in Nairobi city

Scene of the accident, January 3, 2018. [Photo|Thika Town Today] A City Shuttle passenger bus overturned in Nairobi, injuring several people on Wednesday morning. The accident outside I&M Bank and ICEA building junction saw the 56-sitter bus hit a personal vehicle after ignoring traffic lights, rolling on the road. The Kenya Red Cross Society confirmed…

Night travel ban: Hundreds stranded in various bus stops

Passenger enter Nyamira Express bus at the Kisumu bus park, January 1, 2018. [Photo|Amazing Kisumu] Two days after the government banned night travel for long distance PSV buses, hundreds of passengers continue to be stranded in various bus stops. In Kisumu city, hundreds of passengers could not get vehicles to their destinations on January 1…

Kakamega Senator and family involved in road accident

The saloon car that Kakamega County Senator Boni Khalwale and family was travelling in, after the accident, July 30, 2017. [Photo: @KBonimtetezi] Kakamega County Senator Boni Khalwale escaped a grisly road accident, Sunday. The Ford Kenya Deputy Party leader and gubernatorial hopeful was in company of his wives and four children, when they met the accident, at…

Kenya Railways hints at online ticketing, as construction of SGR Phase II takes root

Madaraka Express train on the Standard Gauge Railway, Nairobi-Mombasa line. [Photo: @KenyaRailways_] Construction of the Sh6.3 billion second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is going on, and will pass through the Nairobi National Park, as planned. The Kenya Railways Corporation Managing Director Atanasi Maina has indicated that they have engaged stakeholders and have…

Bus crushes pupil in Majengo, driver flees

Pupils at the scene of the accident, in Majengo, July 21, 2017. [Photo: Daily Nation] Police in Mombasa are investigating an incident, where a kindergarten pupil was crushed to death by a school bus. The incident which happened in Majengo, Friday morning, saw the pupil drop from an opening of the school bus he had…

Airports Authority releases statement after aircraft crashed in Nairobi with journalists heading for political rally

The ill-fated aircraft at the scene of the accident in Lang’ata Nairobi, July 12, 2017. [Photo: Courtesy] The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has confirmed the plane crash, that happened, Wednesday, in Lang’ata, Nairobi. Below is the Authority’s statement, following the crash that affected three journalists. Kenya Airports Authority would like to confirm that there was…

NTSA officers nab driver ferrying 43 pupils in a 7-seater van

Little Angels and Alfajiri Academy school kids in the 7-seater school van, along Iten – Tambach, in Elgeyoy-Marakwet, June 20, 2017. [Photo: NTSA] The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has intercepted a school van, carrying children to school, past the recommended capacity. NTSA raised concerns over such cases, saying it was illegal, since it endagered lives…

Governor Mutua’s experience on SGR’s Madaraka Express

Machakos governor Dr Alfred Mutua and First Lady Lilian Ng’ang’a alongside Madaraka Express crew, June 10, 2017. [Photo: Dr Alfred Mutua] Machakos governor Dr Alfred Mutua and First Lady Lilian Ng’ang’a took a trip to Mombasa from Madaraka Express, Nairobi terminus in Syokimau, Machakos county. He shared a trip story, following the launch of the…

Launch of the historic multi-billion SGR in photos

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in Mombasa, May 31, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated the Sh327 billion phase one of the modern rail transport system, the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Mombasa, Wednesday. During the official opening of the Mombasa Terminal, Uhuru was joined by national and…