As President Kagame found out while ferrying his personal goods to Rwanda, Kenya roadblocks have turned into cash cows for the police and custom officers

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Jul19
Rampant police corruption on the Kenya-Uganda road has seen truck drivers pay upwards of Sh200,000 in bribes to transport goods from border crossings of the two countries to Mombasa port. Participants at the Kenya Trade Week 2019 Conference in Nairobi heard that the money is paid to rogue policemen and customs officers manning border posts,

Online app taxi drivers strike because of low prices

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Jul16
 section of online taxi operators on Monday downed their tools to protest failure by some hailing apps managers to honour a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in July 2018. Led by the Chairman Digital Partners Society Rhayan Kanyandong, the operators accused Uber and Taxify for playing hide and seek games

Video – Uber is now banning low-rated passengers who are rude to drivers

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Jul09
Be good to your Uber driver or else .@Uber is now banning low-rated passengers! pic.twitter.com/EAAMXRQPHB — Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends) July 9, 2019

Photos – Nairobi backstreets re-carpeted and clean, you won’t believe it

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Jul09
Pumzi Lane, which stretches from Mondlane Street to Khoja Junction, has for long been in a deplorable state. And the situation had only been made worse some time last year during the long heavy rains. In its previous state, the road was practically unusable by motorists and pedestrians. At one

How to deal with people who hog up two parking places

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Jul06
There are those people that cannot park well and seem to not care about it at all. They park wherever they want, however they want. It’s obvious that the people attempting to park nearby have something to say on the matter... Monster Truck Warning On the off chance that you

Sonko doubles Nairobi parking fees to Sh400

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Jul05
Parking fees in Nairobi will be doubled to Sh400 within the city centre if MCAs adopt the administration’s proposal to reverse the cutting of the rates last year. The move will also see parking charges of Sh200 introduced in residential areas with motorists paying Sh300 at shopping and business hubs.

Court allows 70-years-old man to sell Murang’a County government cars as compensation

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Jul04
A Thika court gave 70 year old Ndwiga Njagi the right to sell the county governmet vehicles–– a Toyota Fortuner of registration number 21CG004A and Ford Ecosport 21CG027A— both valued at Sh4.7 million. One of the vehicles was assigned to county secretary Patrick Mukuria. The two vehicles, which have already

Video – This man is kicked out of a cab for bad behaviour

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Jul02
This guy threw trash out of the car window and was in turn thrown out as trash

Video – People stealing bags of unga after a truck overturns on the highway

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Jul01
Welcome to Kenya, Where the cost of living is high and Chances like this are never wasted? pic.twitter.com/9BrOKQ2jen — Shedrack?? (@Shedrack_Muend0) July 1, 2019

Video – How a Radial Engine is assembled

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Jul01
This animation shows the assembly sequence of a Radial Engine which are used to power WW1 style aircraft and other recreational light weight aeroplanes.

Petrol prices to rise again because of increased excise duty

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Jun29
The price of petrol, beer, bottled water, juice and cigarettes will go up by 5.15 per cent next month in line with inflation adjustment.This is after inflation for the month of June came at 5.7 per cent giving the taxman a basis to adjust prices on excisable goods annually.Last year,

Video – ‘Spiderman’ makanga riding on two speeding matatus simultaneously

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Jun29
This makanga is performing dangerous stunts putting himself and passengers in grave danger.

Hoax message claims cops plant drugs in your car boot in pretext of security check

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Jun27
A viral message about police planting drugs in a car under the pretext of inspecting the trunk is a hoax. The message viral on Facebook and WhatsApp claims such incidents allegedly happened in Nairobi. it goes something like this: "On my way home today at around 8:15 pm, as soon

Video of a Githurai bus overturning in the middle of Thika Road

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Jun26
The bus is believed to ply the Nairobi-Githurai route. CCTV footage showed a bus overturning along the Thika Superhighway

V8 – The luxurious tuktuk that has taken Mombasa city by storm(Video)

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Jun26
Mombasa residents have a new mode of transport thanks to the introduction of new models of tuk-tuks nicknamed as 'V8' tuk-tuks.

Kenyan motorists could soon cruise at 130 kilometres per hour on major highways if MPs approve a Bill by Jude Njomo

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Jun25
The current allowable top speed limit on Kenyan roads is 110 kilometres per hour (kph) on motorways and on the Thika Superhighway, while the lowest is 30kph near schools and road construction sites. The new speed limit will apply to roads with dual carriageways and those classified as Class “A”

Video – Boniface Mwangi refuses to give way to top government officials driving on the wrong side of the road

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Jun24
"I only give way to ambulances and fire engines" - Activist Boniface Mwangi refuses to give way to govt. vehicles driving on the wrong side along Lang'ata Road.

Fuel magnets – Do they save fuel or it’s a total rip off

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Jun21
With the steady spike in fuel prices and a constant quest for cleaner emissions, some aftermarket companies have presented fuel magnets. These devices supposedly help your car’s fuel economy. They also claim to deliver smoother running and cleaner emissions. It sounds too good to be true and it is. Many

IG Mutyambai – Regional police commanders will carry the burden of their juniors who are caught extorting bribes

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Jun20
In new directives issued on Wednesday by the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai, Regional commanders have been tasked with the role of be authorising the mounting of checkpoints and roadblocks on highways. The regional commanders will also carry the burden of their juniors who may be nabbed engaging in

Video Guide to the Perfect Safest Driving Position

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Jun19
Ever wondered why some drivers, especially women, hug the steering wheel instead of comfortably using the back and head rest provided? Watch the video below to discover the perfect driving position. The video is quite informative, prepared by Dr Steve Iley, chief medical officer at Jaguar Land Rover. 

Video – Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned; wife burns hubby’s car to ashes in a police station

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Jun19
No one is angrier than a woman who has been rejected in love. This proverb is adapted from a line in the play The Mourning Bride, by William Congreve, an English author of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. However this become more than a proverb to a South African man

NTSA: Motor vehicle inspection fees have been increased by more than three times to Sh3,500

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Jun19
Vehicle inspection fees have been tripled under the proposed regulations that demand all cars more than four years old undergo mandatory annual inspection. The draft rules released by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) for public review require private vehicles to be inspected every two years and commercial vehicles

Video – Breastfeeding hawker stages protest on top of kanjo pickup in Nairobi CBD

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Jun19
Motorists and hawkers have one thing in common, the Kanjo askari just won't keep his hands off them. This one decided to take refuge on top of the hornet-nest to escape the hornets. The harassed female hawker forced to climb on Kanjo vehicle with baby. They were left wondering how

Nairobi Western Bypass stalls after residents reject the redesign of proposed interchange at Wangige Shopping Centre

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Jun18
The construction of the Sh17 billion Western Bypass risks stalling after residents rejected the redesign of proposed interchange at Wangige Shopping Centre. The new design eats into Wangige Primany School land as well that of its proposed secondary school. It also touches St Peter’s ACK Church, Ndunyu, with its newly-constructed

NTSA – All private vehicles must be inspected every 2 years

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Jun17
The National Transport and Safety Authority has issued tough rules on the motor vehicle inspection regulations in an effort to tame perennial road carnage. Here is a list of the new guidelines every motorist should be aware of: 1. All private cars that are more than four years will have

Sam Jethwa was involved in a car accident that paralyzed him from the waist down is now a rally driver

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Jun16
Twenty Five years ago, everything changed for Sam Jethwa after he was involved in a car accident where he sustained severe spinal cord injury at the T10 level leaving him paralysed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. s we caught up with Jethwa at CrossFit Kwetu, his

Petrol and Diesel prices go up again

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Jun15
The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra), has once again hiked the maximum pump prices for super petrol and diesel, a move that could see the cost of living rise further. Super petrol prices in Nairobi increased by Sh3.07 and diesel by Sh0.39 per litre. Kerosene users, however, got a

All government agencies are required to buy local vehicles and motorcycles starting July 1, 2019

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Jun14
“With effect from July 1st, 2019 all ministries, departments, agencies and public entities are required to give exclusive preference in procurement of motor vehicles and motorcycles from firms that have assembly plants in Kenya,” Rotich said during the reading of the 2019/2020 budget statement on Thursday. The Treasury CS further

List of driving schools whose licences were revoked by NTSA

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Jun14
The National Transport and Safety Authority on Thursday evening cracked the whip on 51 driving schools with branches operating countrywide, for failing to comply with Traffic Driving School Rules. On the statement attached on its twitter page, the NTSA stated that it undertook Driving School License Revalidation exercise to assess

India Today

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Jun13
CITIZEN INOORO NTV KTN HOME KTN NEWS K24 KAMEME NJATA KISS EBRU KBC KASS UTV HOPE NTV UGANDA AL JAZEERA FOX NEWS RT NEWS ADOM TV CHUCHU TV INDIA TODAY ???????

ChuChu TV

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Jun13
CITIZEN INOORO NTV KTN HOME KTN NEWS K24 KAMEME NJATA KISS EBRU KBC KASS UTV HOPE NTV UGANDA AL JAZEERA FOX NEWS RT NEWS ADOM TV CHUCHU TV INDIA TODAY ?????

Adom TV

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Jun13
CITIZEN INOORO NTV KTN HOME KTN NEWS K24 KAMEME NJATA KISS EBRU KBC KASS UTV HOPE NTV UGANDA AL JAZEERA FOX NEWS RT NEWS ADOM TV CHUCHU TV INDIA TODAY ????

Video-This thief caught live on camera snatching phones from passangers in Nairobi

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Jun13
A video of a pedestrian snatching a phone from a passenger inside a public service vehicle has elicited mixed reactions from the online community. This is why you never ever use your phone with car windows open in Nairobi? pic.twitter.com/DhNEtJZgbI — KenyanTraffic (@KenyanTraffic) June 13, 2019 The phone thief dressed

Safari Rally 2019 is approaching fast and everyone is getting ready

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Jun13
Preparations for the 2019 WRC Candidate Event cum Africa Rally Championship Safari Rally is now in full throttle. A record 120 safety marshals volunteers underwent a day long training seminar moderated by rally aces Norris Ongalo and Charles Hinga. This is the third session conducted by local experts who have

Steps to follow when buying a car locally using the NTSA TIMS system

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Jun12
How safely to buy a locally used car in Kenya: Step 1: Inspection Ask to inspect the car. Be sure to involve a mechanic and/or valuer. Do not pay anything. Hata ya mafuta. Step 2: Verify ownership Get a copy of the original logbook and perform an online logbook search

Most motorists Tuesday parked for free just like they did on Monday, after the new payment system failed

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Jun12
Nairobi County government is losing tens of millions of shillings in revenue collection after a new electronic payments system experienced outages for the second day running. City Hall collects about Sh10 billion in parking fees, business permits, land rates, rent, adverts, construction approval fees and other bills; translating into an

You will now pay more for parking in Nairobi, the paying process will also give you a nasty headache

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Jun12
Citi motorists are being charged more to transact in the newly introduced revenue collection system by Nairobi County government. On top of the hitches being experienced, motorists now have to dig deeper to fork out an additional Sh25 when paying parking fees. Sh23 is deducted by M-Pesa for facilitating the transaction, while

New taxi hailing service ‘Fare bargain’ has arrived in town, customers can now bargain the Kenyan way

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Jun12
 US-based cab hailing firm that allows riders to bargain with drivers has launched in Kenya, adding to the growing number of digital taxi options available to locals that includes Uber, Taxify and Little. InDriver is used by 24 million people in more than 200 cities and will see users independently

Ridiculous car hacks that work, Keep leaking radiators filled with pee

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Jun12
Taking your car to a real mechanic can get really expensive. Whether this involves cleaning the car fixing minor wear and tear, or just keeping things together until it’s time for a real fix, we have some really good tricks. There’s no need for you to know anything about cars

Toyota has now opened affordable garages specifically for used cars in Kenya

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Jun11
Car owners are set to enjoy quality service and affordable vehicle spare parts following the launch of a certified Toyota garage. This follows a partnership between Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Toyotsu Auto Mart Kenya Ltd to certify Japanese Vehicle Service Centre in Nairobi as the first partner garage with the

Bolt(Taxify) has unveiled a service that enables company employees to take rides at the expense of the employer, as a response to Uber

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Jun11
Estonia-based cab hailing firm Bolt has unveiled a service that enables company employees to take rides at the expense of the employer, as it moves to diversify its product offering to grow its revenue streams. The product dubbed Bolt for Business is already available in over 25 countries and rivals

Sometimes you can get good savings by picking up a car that a company bought new but has to get rid of three years later

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Jun11
Buying a vehicle is many many times an emotional decision. Therefore, to avoid being carried away by factors not backed by logic, it is important that you shop around for the best deal available. 1. Look out for auction vehicles Regularly browse through newspapers and auction websites, or reach out

How white Toyotas are stolen and ‘chinjwad’ into ex-japan parts in two hours

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Jun10
It was already 11.30am and John Ndumba knew he was running late for Mass as he raced his Toyota Premio out of the University Way roundabout into State House Road.As was the norm every Sunday, the parking lot at St Paul’s Catholic Church, which can take five cars, was reserved.

Mary Kilobi surprises bae Francis Atwoli with a brand new Mercedes Benz As Birthday Gift

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Jun07
On Thursday, KTN journalist Mary Kilobi walked into COTU offices to surprise her husband Francis Atwoli as he turned a year older. Kilobi walked into the office carrying a huge cake singing birthday songs to her husband. Kilobi also took to social media to pen a sweet message to her

Toyota and Subaru teams have come together to develop electric SUV, What name will they give it?

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Jun07
Toyota Motor Corp and Subaru Corp on Thursday said they plan to jointly develop a battery-electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) on a platform produced together as they seek to split the cost of producing the lower-emissions car. The pair will apply Subaru’s all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota’s vehicle electrification technologies to the

To replace Volkswagen Golf side mirror, a motorist will part with upwards of Sh32,000 for a new one compared to Sh11,000 ex-japan parts

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Jun07
Majority of motor vehicle owners in Kenya rely on imported second-hand spare parts to keep their cars running. This explains why there is an uproar from dealers, mechanics, PSV operators and motorists to ban the imports. With 70 per cent of the Kenyan roads occupied by second-hand vehicles, it is easy

Leaked photos of the new Land Rover Defender prototype being tested in Kenya

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Jun06
Anticipation of the much expected Land Rover Defender continues to generate more buzz. The near-production prototype had to go through some serious hurdles in Kenya. Together with British non-profit organization Tusk Trust, the resurrected off-road SUV was used across the 14,000-hectare Borana Conservancy by wildlife managers to support conservation operations.

Uber is now wooing business with cheap cheap rides for clients

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Jun06
Uber Kenya has a new discount programme that gives companies the ability to pay for trips taken by their customers. This latest move is designed to grow the US tech firm’s local business-to-business market. The programme, 'Uber Voucher', is set to rival taxis and car hire businesses that institutions such

Arsonist that torched 69 cars at Malik Heights has been identified

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Jun06
Detectives investigating the cause of the night fire at Malik Heights that consumed 69 luxury vehicles among other things have identified the suspected arsonist. Police have revealed they are looking for the man who has been linked to the incident that also saw property destroyed along Ngong Road, Nairobi.The arsonist

Bizarre traffic rules around the world that would leave our traffic cops drooling

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Jun05
Did you know that there are countries with bizarre traffic rules that would turn our traffic cops green with envy? Here they are: Driving a dirty Car Try hitting the streets with a muddy car in Russia, you could get arrested for driving around a dirty car. Get your bucket,

More than 20 luxury cars have been destroyed in Malik Heights fire @KenyanTraffic

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Jun04
More than 20 luxury vehicles at a car yard at Malik Heights building were destroyed during the Monday night’s fire. According to eye witnesses who were at the building during the incident, the fire started mysteriously. Detectives on Tuesday pitched camp at the building hoping to establish the cause of

Submit a motoring article to Magari Poa Blog

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Jun04
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10 bad habits that are drastically reducing your car’s life without your knowledge

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Jun04
Automobiles have a number of parts that are in continuous motion while the car is on the move. To make a vehicle move, numerous moving parts work in sync pattern. Even if one of the important part/components of the vehicle fails, it can drastically affect its working. The life of

Electric motor bikes made in US will soon be on Kenya roads

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Jun03
A group of local investors is in talks with a US-based electric motorcycle company to establish an assembly plant. Alternet Systems (ALYI) disclosed the talks on the planned assembly line following a deal where its Kenyan partners attracted initial sales order for 2,000 ReVolt Electric Motorcycles valued at Sh2 billion.

Motorist told not to give way at all to any VIP who is not on this list, don’t let them bully you

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May30
Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai has finally come out to address the much-talked about issue of public leaders being entitled to special clearance on roads and highways during traffic snarl-ups. Category 1 IG Mutyambai, in a directive issued on Wednesday said the first category of VIPs liable for such

Motorists are a worried lot after a traffic cop who kicked and crushed a driver’s testicles is set free

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May30
A matatu driver who claims his testicles were crushed by a traffic cop in 2013 is still seeking justice, even after the policeman was acquitted by a court last week. Mr Ernest Nyamoti still does not understand how Mr Jamal Hussein was let free by the courts. He had told

There’s now smart zebra crossing saving lives in Nairobi CBD

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May30
Nairobi introduced intelligent digital zebra crossings. They are a step towards reducing pedestrian deaths caused by motorists and cyclists. Here is how they work: The intelligent zebra crossing consists of an electronic notification box fitted on either side of the road. This box is connected to the traffic lights. A

Juja police arrest Weitethie MCA Julius Macharia for driving a vehicle with portrait of DP William Ruto in military uniform

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May28
Police in Juja arrested Weitethie MCA Julius Macharia for displaying photos of Deputy President William Ruto in full Commander-in-Chief of armed forces uniform on a vehicle. The vehicle also had the Coat of Arms and the national flag graphics displayed. The Toyota Hiace(Box), has been confiscated and is detained at

This app will connect car owners to a trusted mechanic

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May27
The new app helps you select who to fix your car. It gets your preferred mechanic and garage. “We need to help motorists know where to do their motor repair efficient,” said Akong’o Paul, of SKytop Technologies. The app developer is in partnership with Kenya Motor Repairers Association (KEMRA), and

New digital number plates for all vehicles are coming in January to stop thieves and cartels

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May24
New high-tech vehicle number plates will be introduced from January. The government has sought designs from three countries that are yet to be named. The new plates will require vehicle owners to pay Sh3,000 for each. NTSA will directly issue a fresh tender to overcome a legal hurdle that stopped

10 Facts about car tyres every driver must know

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May22
What does the tread do? In a perfect world, like a perfectly dry road, tread actually reduces a car's performance because it has the effect of reducing the contact patch area, and the forces that can be transmitted through the contact patch are correspondingly reduced. But in a not-so-perfect world,

How do I know when my tyres are worn out?

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May22
Tyres are the only point of contact between you and the road. It, more than anything else, determins your safety when cornering and braking, especially in wet surfaces. But many drivers don’t even know when their tyres are worn out until a police officer points it out.  Stop in at

Driving without a license magaripoa

Is it an offence not to carry a driving license? Should I allow a police officer in my car?

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May21
Kenyan's in their peculiarity will seek advice from all sources; They will ask everybody from a lunatic to the witch-doctor except the authentic source. A recent video that went viral portrays a motorist arguing angrily with 2 police officers justifying how he is allowed to drive without carrying a valid

Ex-Japan spare parts banned from entering the Contry

Ex-Japan spare parts banned from entering the country

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May20
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has moved to enforce a tough restriction on the importation of used car parts. The agency, in a notice sent out to pre-shipment cargo inspectors, has specified 17 categories of second-hand spare parts that are banned from entering the country in a tactic intended

Toyota Corolla 2019 review

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May13
The Toyota Corolla is enduringly popular and reliably affordable, but not always the wisest choice. However the one launched recently represents a major effort by Toyota to improve the flavour and nutritional value of its best-seller. The all-new E210 Corolla is much improved compared to the mediocre model it replaces.

5th-generation Toyota RAV4 2019 unveiled in the Kenyan market

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May09
Toyota Kenya has today introduced the 5th-generation Toyota RAV4 in the Kenyan market. The new Robust Accurate Vehicle with 4 Wheel Drive (RAV4) model brings a new era of improved performance, capability and safety in the automobile industry. Speaking during the launch, Toyota Kenya Managing Director Mr. Arvinder Reel said

If your car is on this list go to NTSA asap with all documents or else..

If your car is on this list go to NTSA asap with all documents or else..

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May08
The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has released a list of over 600 vehicles with missing records. On Tuesday, the agency that is tasked with vehicle inspection and registration gave the owners a deadline of June 5, 2019. “The owners of motor vehicles listed below are required to present

Age limit directive for imported second-hand cars has been suspended

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May08
It was a relief for importers of second hand vehicles after the government suspended plans to cap the age limit for imported second-hand cars at five years from the current 8. While appearing before the Trade and Industries committee of the National Assembly, Trade CS Peter Munya the cap was

Toyota Starlet review

Toyota Starlet review

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May07
While its styling wasn’t anything to write home about, the Toyota Starlet was rather plain in the way of most Japanese cars at the time, it was inoffensive, even pleasant to a market that can easily be spooked by anything even slightly radical. The real appeal of the Starlet was

Toyota Vitz review

Toyota Vitz review

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May03
Ever since Toyota the roads almost a century ago it has offered cars that focus on reliability rather than excitement. It’s a strategy that’s served the company very well, with buyers returning time after time, safe in the knowledge that their car is unlikely to let them down. That’s certainly true

Mazda Demio review

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May01
Good looks, practicality and engaging driving characteristics mean the latest Mazda Demio is a serious contender in the hatchback class. While other brands seek efficiency through small capacity engines and turbocharging, Mazda sticks to larger, naturally-aspirated engines that give punchy performance and decent economy. The Mazda Demio's spacious, well-designed interior has a

VW Amarok review

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Apr30
The market for luxurious pick-ups is a growing one – and VW is hell bent to take a big slice of the action. The Amarok boasts the build quality that the German firm is famous for, allied to a sophisticated four-wheel-drive system, ample load bed and a spacious cabin. And

When reality hits: how to quit your job for self employment

When reality hits: how to quit your job for self employment

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Apr28
The thought of being one’s own boss is inspiring. Many people dream of the day they will become business owners. Most people focus on the flowery details such as job satisfaction and freedom, while overlooking the contingencies. Failure to plan for these can lead to failure. Moving from employment to

Mitsubishi L200 pick-up review

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Apr26
Buy a Mitsubishi L200 pick-up and  you get a working vehicle that can rival an SUV for kit and interior space, and running costs aren't much different, either. The L200 has a number of tough rivals in the pick-up truck sector, including the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, Isuzu D-Max, Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok.  Standard

Isuzu D-Max pick-up review

Isuzu D-Max pick-up review

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Apr25
Improvement to the D-Max have helped it to keep pace in the pick-up market. 2017 saw the introduction of a more efficient 1.9 diesel, which has the same power figures as the older 2.5, but is more efficient. This is the sole engine choice offered, although six-speed manual and auto

What first aid or any workable technique that one can use on your car when it refuses to start in the morning

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Apr19
1. If the battery is not completely dead: turn the ignition key upto ON, wait for about 15 seconds then START 2. You alarm maybe malfunctioning immobilizing the car(i.e. it's not disarming completely). Try pressing the unlock alarm-button several time until the blinking alarm indicator is OFF(usually installed top of

Free Surgery: Foot & Ankle conditions; children congenital heart defects

Free Surgery: Foot & Ankle conditions; children congenital heart defects

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Apr08

PLEASE watch out for me and all my Brothers and Sisters, every time you are on the road

Confession of a motorcycle rider

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Apr01
I ride a MOTORCYCLE please be considerate The 3 car lengths I leave between the car in front of me isn't for you to cut me off! Contrary to popular belief, I can't stop my bike on a dime! If you see me coming down the road while you're waiting

Earn an income by recommending people to Magari Poa

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Mar26
If you convince 1 person selling their car to post it on www.magaripoa.com you will receive 50% of the money they will pay to advertise. Each ad sells at Ksh 400 for 90days. You can also login and post on their behalf. Selling on Magari Poa can be your side

Subaru Impreza review

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Mar24
More spacious and better to drive, the fifth generation Subaru Impreza is a highly likeable four-wheel-drive hatchback. The fifth generation Subaru Impreza represents a huge improvement over the last car, as it offers more space inside, a better cabin and surprisingly good on the road. It also looks a whole

Land Rover Defender review

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Mar23
After a run of more than 60 years, the Land Rover Defender finally stopped production on 29 January 2016. It marked the end of a true motoring legend, and only the original VW Beetle or Peugeot 504 can challenge the Defender’s place in the hearts of the Kenyan population. However, it’s

Mercedes G-Class review

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Mar22
WHY SHOULD YOU BUY? A head-turner Attractive interior New improvements  WHY SHOULD YOU RUN? Expensive to buy High running costs Debatable image The Mercedes G-Class now better than ever In a world of me-too SUVs and crossovers, the Mercedes G-Class is wonderfully unique and dripping with charm. It doesn’t come cheap, but Mercedes has carefully

The attendant put petrol in my diesel engine! What should I do?

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Mar15
Putting the wrong fuel in your car – often petrol in a diesel car – is an easy mistake to make.  If you realise during or after filling up that you’ve put the wrong fuel in, don’t start the engine. Instead, have the car towed to a qualified mechanic to

Why do we need antifreeze or coolant in our radiator cooling system in a hot climate?

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Mar14
Anti freeze(the main component in radiator coolants) like the word suggest, keeps the radiator from freezing in winter, so if you live in cold climates you can still drive your car when its sub zero temperature in winter. The anti freeze effectively lower the freezing point of water in the

12 common habits that will make your car wear out quickly

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Mar13
Stop these common mistakes to help keep your car on the road and out of the garage. Banging through potholes Your car’s suspension is great at soaking up imperfections in the road, but it has a breaking point. Sometimes it’s impossible to avoid potholes, but driving through them at any

These are the types of vehicles accepted by Uber

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Mar12
Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets the vehicle requirements in Kenya, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.See vehicle options Must-haves.. Your vehicle Model year 2006 or newer 4-door car Selected 2-door cars Your paperwork Motor vehicle registration book PSV

These are the cheapest cars in Kenya

These are the cheapest cars in Kenya

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Mar11
You have just got a job, moved into your place and now is finally considering getting your own set of wheels.As a first-time car buyer, you are spoilt for choice in regards to what type, model or brand of car to choose from.You, however, have to keep in mind that

What is a tropicalised vehicle?

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Mar06
Tropicalised vehicles are intended mainly for use in Africa, the Middle East, Far East and all countries outside Europe (EU) or the USA.  In these countries:  The temperature is usually highFuel quality is not the best or is not very goodThere is a lot of dustThere is high humidityThe roads

Toyota Hilux pick-up review

Toyota Hilux pick-up review

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Feb28
The Toyota Hilux has been on sale for around half a century, and its reputation for go-anywhere reliability has won it friends around the world. An incredible 18 million examples have been produced since 1968, but the latest version is offered with an array of luxury features that make it more appealing

Online Business ideas that you can start with almost nothing

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Feb15
Fiverr is the place to go if you have any service or talent that you want to put out there. It is free to join. Hosting24 is the place for domain hosting, mail and website. You can buy a reseller package and set up your own domain and webhosting business.Others are BlueHost

The new 2019 Renault Duster unveiled in Kenyan market as micro-SUV supremacy battle tears on

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Feb14
Renault Kenya has unveiled the new 2019 Renault Duster to the Market. The French brand’s 2019 model now enters a hotly contested local crossover segment comprising of other brands in its category like Toyota Rush, Nissan Juke, Honda CR-V, Nissan X-trail, Nissan Dualis. With the New 2019 Duster, Renault kept

How a differential works

How a differential works

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Feb13
Differential is a very important part in a vehicle, as a component transfer the engine power is transmitted to the wheels. Engine power is transferred by a rear propeller shaft to wheel first changed direction by differential rotation are then referred to rear axle shafts after that to the rear

How to Determine If a Car’s Engine Thermostat Is Removed/Stuck

How to Determine If a Car’s Engine Thermostat Is Removed/Stuck

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Jan22
Thermostat Open & Closed Position  What Does the Engine Thermostat Do? If a car's engine is too hot, it can actually warp and become damaged. But when it's cold, it doesn't run efficiently. So it is important to keep the engine at the right temperature, which is where the thermostat

Kwani handbrake iko wapi? Volkswagen’s Electric Parking Brake/Autohold

Kwani handbrake iko wapi? Volkswagen’s Electric Parking Brake/Autohold

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Jan16
A Toyota junkie once borrowed a friend's Volkswagen, However after starting the car he couldn't find the handbrake lever. He fabled with ever control in the vicinity for several minutes until he gave up and decided to call the owner to report the 'missing' device. How could he miss this

Video: Road race; Audi Vs Kawasaki, the passengers can’t handle the madness

Video: Road race; Audi R8 X Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R X, the passengers can’t handle the madness

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Jan14
This random guy is incited into a road race when 2 motorbikes whiz past him on the highway. What follows is utter madness...

This stunt driver wannabe ploughed into a crowd killing some bystanders

Video:This stunt driver wannabe ploughed into a crowd killing some bystanders

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Jan11
A car enthusiasts entertainment afternoon turned bloody after one of the drifters lost control of his car and drove right into the crowd.

Video: Night guard helps a thief steal a car at South C

Video: Night guard helps a thief steal a car at South C

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Jan10

Underground tunnel designed to beat traffic congestion in cities worldwide

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Dec20

How to determine how much duty you’ll pay to KRA for imported vehicle

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Dec19
The duty payable on the importation of a motor vehicle is as follows: Import Duty: 25% of the CIF value of the vehicle.Excise Duty: Kshs150, 000 for a motor vehicle less than 3yrs old while Kshs200, 000 for a motor vehicle more than 3yrs old.Value Added Tax (VAT): 16% of the (CIF value + Import Duty + Excise Duty)Go to the calculator here

Video: This motorist saw the sharp bend abit too late

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Dec17
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