Friday, January 19, 2018
OLD RAILWAY

Counties in Mt. Kenya region to revive old Nairobi -Nanyuki railway at bKsh 25nillion

The County governments in the Mt. Kenya region among them Nyeri, Kiambu, Laikipia, Kirinyaga, Nanyuki and Murang’a have pledged to fund the revival of the old Nairobi- Nanyuki railway line. The deal which will cost...
helicopter

Kenyan chopper crashes in Lake Nakuru

A helicopter crashed in Lake Nakuru shortly after take off from a hotel in the town that is about 160km northwest of Kenyan capital Nairobi. Nakuru police chief Joshua Omukata confirmed Saturday morning the incident...

Nakumatt Uganda warehouse and stores taken over by taxman

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has taken control of Nakumatt Uganda's main warehouse and three stores, seeking to recover $86,000 (Sh8.6 million) in unpaid taxes. The revenue agency has also taken over the management of three...

Tanzania Uganda trade to re-open Mwanza Port Bell route

Mwanza Port Bell route is set to be re-opened after Tanzania and Uganda signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint ministerial cooperation and improvement of Ports, inland waterways and Railway transport in order...
Advisory

Kenya dismisses Claims of travel advisory issued by UK

Government of Kenya dismisses claims that United Kingdom (UK) has issued a travel advisory on the country. According to Kenya Tourism Board, the update from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is procedural and advises...

Kenyan cargo tracking firms seeks to block tax collector over East Africa free E-tracking...

Electronic Cargo Tracking System Providers Association of Kenya have sued the government seeking to block the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) from implementing its free e-tracking system in partnership with the two landlocked neighbors. In the...
ferries

KFS launching of Ksh2 billion new ferries on hault

The Kenya Ferry Services (KFS) is yet to know whether it will launch two new ferries purchased at a cost of Ksh2 billion from Turkey. According to KFS, the court should lift the suspension for...
ballots

IEBC says the first batch of presidential ballots to arrive on Monday

The Dubai-based firm Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing LCC completed printing presidential ballot papers for the August 8 General Election Thursday night. According to IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe who spoke to the media in Dubai...
Voting

KR to suspend Madaraka Express operations during the elections

Kenya Railways has announced that there will be no train services between Nairobi and Mombasa on 8th of next month to allow Madaraka Express staff to exercise their democratic right of voting. According to...
DETERORIATION

KR blames RVR for deterioration of railway transport

Kenya Railways (KR)  Managing Director Athanas Maina says the concessionaire-Rift Valley Railways (RVR) has not lived up to contract terms leading to poor service and deterioration of railway transport services in the country. According to...
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