NTSA is back on the road to support the police in new traffic raid @KenyanTraffic

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Oct03
The dreaded NTSA officers are back. They will support the police in the latest round of traffic crackdown meant to contain rising road carnage. NTSA data shows that traffic accident fatalities for the last 12 months are up 15 percent, from year’s 2021 deaths. At least 2326 people have been

Traffic officers demand bribe from Police IG Hilary Mutyambai in a taxi in Machakos oblivious of his identity as he was not in uniform @KenyanTraffic

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Oct01
Two traffic officers posted in Machakos County, were on Monday, September 30, handed their marching orders over an incident involving Police Inspector General (IG), Hillary Mutyambai. Reports by NTV revealed that the two officers, while manning a checkpoint in Wamunyu - along the Machakos-Kitui Road, stopped a taxi IG Mutyambai had hired

NTSA relaxes rule on the upgraded speed limiters that have SIM cards that can transmit data on the speed, location, driver and sacco the vehicle belongs to. They’re also be linked to drivers’ smart licences @KenyanTraffic

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Sep16
NTSA has made an about-turn on a directive to PSV operators to fit their vehicles with speed governors that relay data in real-time to its database, in a move aimed at taming road accidents. The National Transport and Safety Authority had last November given PSV operators up to March 1

Kenya Airways says their planes are not held together by duct-tape @KenyanTraffic

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Sep13
Kenya Airways has explained a picture that has been shared on social media with one of their airline appearing to held together by a duct tape. The national carrier has allayed fears among the online community, explaining that the tape on the plane, as depicted in the pictures, is professionally

I’m yet to hear of a robbery that does not involve a probox and/or bodaboda, in the days of John Kiriamiti the get-away car of choice was the Ford Cortina @KenyanTraffic

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Sep09
It took crafty police officers five months to assemble a team of 20 people and two vans to plan and execute the Sh72 million bank heist in Nairobi. But it seems they forgot fine details of how to share the loot and disappear into thin air.The masterminds of the heist

Brave man who drove burning tanker away from the petrol station averting disasater has been rewarded Ksh 10,000 @KenyanTraffic

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Sep09
A hero driver who averted a disaster by driving a burning fuel tanker out of a petrol station at Rwika market in Mbeere, Embu County has been rewarded. County Commissioner Galgallo Abdullahi congratulated Mr James Mugo, 50, and gave him Sh10,000 for his brevity. The father of two risked his

What’s inside of an automatic transmission? Watch as a Ford Thurderbird automatic ‘gear’ is stripped piece-by-piece [VIDEO] @KenyanTraffic

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Sep06

This driver was clobbered by angry passengers for over speeding and drunk-driving [VIDEO]

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Sep06
16:48 Super metro driver schooled by angry passengers for driving recklessly and allegedly being under the influence of alcohol. pic.twitter.com/TXomqhO6dL via @tysoRonnie — Ma3Route (@Ma3Route) September 5, 2019

There’s something about the control a manual transmission gives you that’s so much cooler than an automatic @KenyaTraffic

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Sep05
I know automatic is easier in the city and often less stressful, but come on! You’re not really driving the car with an auto transmission, not by a long shot. Manuals give you the ability to truly control the vehicle you’re driving. Not only are you controlling the power and

Residents scamper for safety as fuel tanker bursts into flames at Rwika, Embu county @KenyanTraffic

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Sep05

Kirinyaga Women Rep Wangui Ngirici has been forced to apologise to the public after she was caught on camera in an altercation with a road user who confronted her for overlapping and bullying motorists

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Sep03
Overlapping Kirinyaga County Women Rep has apologised after being publicly shamed by an angry citizen. The incident shows Ms Ngirici standing next to her car which is on the wrong side of the road (SEE VIDEO). According to an eyewitness, who identifies himself as Oluoch Dickens, the incident took place

If your car is clamped by Nairobi ‘kanjo’ you’ll now be able to pay the penalties via Mpesa @KenyanTraffic

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Sep03
City Hall has begun the roll-out of an electronic clamping charges payment system aimed at making the payment of the fee digital. This comes after the county government in July started trialing a new system to help motorists pay clamping charges electronically ahead of equipping all the parking attendants with

Once flamboyant former MP now serves as driver to a politician after going broke @KenyanTraffic

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Sep03
A former MP from Rift Valley, who once hit headlines when he was ejected from his party after he fell out with his bosses, has reportedly turned himself into a driver-cum-bodyguard of a former governor. The former legislator, whose fortunes and pride have taken a beating, is nowadays seen driving

Motorist blocks and lectures Kirinyaga Women Rep Purity Ngirici for driving on the wrong side of the road @KenyanTraffic

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Sep03
Kirinyaga Women Rep Ngirici disobeying Traffic Rules then walks out of the vehicle. Hii Inua Skirt is overrated. Kwendi uko! pic.twitter.com/SOImUYRIe1 — Cyprian Nyakundi Escobar (@CisNyakundi) September 3, 2019

Gone in 60 seconds – They agreed on Sh370k down from 550k, tested the car and it was fine. But Nyaberi found Kangundo Road yard closed when he went to pick the vehicle @KenyanTraffic

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Sep02
If he had known one click of the mouse would bring his dream down tumbling, he would have kept his finger off the device. Brian Nyaberi was browsing on his computer at his office in Kisii when an advert popped up on OLX displaying a car on sale. Certain that

Why is coolant in the reservoir boiling? @KenyanTraffic

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Sep02
The radiator acts to protect the engine block from overheating when it is functioning properly. The radiator additionally keeps the pistons in working order, allowing the engine to run. Coolants pass through the engine block, flowing into the radiator to draw out excessive heat. The coolant then recycles through the

Fuel prices have dropped for the first time in 5 months @KenyanTraffic

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Aug16
Petrol prices have dropped for the first time in five months, defying a weak shilling and the new inflation tax that kicked in last month. The new prices offer a reprieve to motorists but will hit families that use kerosene, whose price has gone up. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory

Share; what to do when a tyre blows at high speed @KenyaTraffic

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Aug15
Here are 6 simple steps to take within 2 minutes and you will stop safely: (1) DON'T PANIC in the event of a blowout, calm yourself down fast because your car will start misbehaving and you need to take charge. (2) Hold FIRMLY to your steering wheel with both hand,

Video – Spoilt kid drives a brand new BMW birthday gift from parents into river because it’s too small @KenyanTraffic

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Aug14
A 22-year-old man in India received a brand-new BMW from his parents as a birthday present. Such a nice gift… right? No. Not to the young man. He hated the gift so much so that he allegedly pushed it into a river to express his anger and dissatisfaction since he

Range Rover and Mercedes concealed as household goods were stolen from the UK says Interpol @KenyaTraffic

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Aug14
Interpol is helping Kenyan detectives to investigate a car theft syndicate following the seizure of three high-end vehicles at the port of Mombasa on July 30. The Kenya Revenue Authority said this in a statement on Tuesday following the discovery of two Range Rovers and Mercedes cars worth an estimated

Video – More than 50 burned alive in fuel tank explosion as they tried to siphon petrol in Msamvu, Morogoro Tanzania @KenyanTraffic

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Aug10
???? 50 ???? ??? ????? ?? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ??????? ????????? #???_??????#???_???? #??????? #Tanzania pic.twitter.com/OTFq5TeTqP — ??? ???? (@EremNews) August 10, 2019

Video – This laser removes the carbon buildup and oil from a cylinder head @KenyanTraffic

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Aug09

What it costs to repair a Range Rover @ma3route

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Aug09
A Range Rover Sport was involved in an accident and the owner of the car shared a photo of th damage done to the car and the amount it would cost to fix up his daily drive:  

Video – Traffic policeman rains blows and kicks on Former Gatundu MP who asked him for directions @KenyanTraffic

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Aug08
Former Gatundu North MP Clement Kungu Waibara needed medical attention after he was allegedly slapped several times by a Lang’ata traffic officer for asking directions. Mr Kungu claims that last week, while being driven by his wife and with two other passengers, they stopped at T-Mall roundabout and he alighted

Video – Form 3 pupil builds a functional car from scrap metal in Taita Taveta @KenyanTraffic

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Aug08

Transport CS Macharia summoned to Parliament over demand all cargo be ferried via SGR which would hurt cargo-truck business @ma3route

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Aug07
Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has been summoned to appear before the National Assembly over a new government directive that all cargo be ferried from Mombasa to Nairobi through the Standard Gauge Railway. CS Macharia is expected to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on Transport on Thursday to shed more

Government has postponed implementation of the new order that all cargo be ferried from Mombasa to Nairobi through the SGR only @ma3route

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Aug07
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) have postponed the implementation of a new government order that all cargo be ferried from Mombasa to Nairobi through the Standard Gauge Railway. The directive, which was to take effect beginning Wednesday, August 7, was put on hold on Tuesday

How to Advertise on Magaripoa.com

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Aug07
To advertise your car on Magari Poa simply Register with your email address(also as your username) Check for a confirmation email with a verification link. Follow the link to set a password and login. You can now start advertising your cars/bikes for-sale or for-hire. Each Ad costs Ksh400 OR You can simply send us the

Photos – School bus reduced in to scraps of metal after rolling down a cliff in grisly road accident in Elgeyo Marakwet @KenyanTraffic

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Aug07
One person was killed after a school bus flew down a cliff on the Kerio escarpments in Elgeyo Marakwet County last evening. An occupant said to be a co-driver sustained serious injuries during the accident that reduced the 52-seater Kapchebau Secondary School bus into mangled wreckage.Witnesses said the bus veered

Video – A woman gave birth to a baby boy in a taxi near Nation Centre on Kimathi Street @KenyanTraffic

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Aug07
A middle-aged woman from Nairobi on Tuesday afternoon gave birth to a baby boy while aboard a taxi. The woman, who works at a microfinance company in Nairobi CBD, hailed a taxi via mobile phone after she went into labor while in the office. Her destination, was the Nairobi West

This government directive will eliminate cargo-trucks from the roads in favour of SGR @KenyanTraffic

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Aug05
Owners of trucks plying trade on Mombasa road are staring massive losses while their drivers face loss of income in wake of new directive to move cargo through the standard gauge railway. This follows Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Kenya Ports Authority’s (KPA) directive to have all cargo transported through

We are producing our own fuel now: History written as Kenya earns Sh1.2 billion from maiden sale of crude oil

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Aug02
“We are now an oil exporter. Our first deal was concluded this afternoon with 200,000 barrels at a price of 12 million US dollars. So, I think we have started the journey and it is up to us to ensure that those resources are put to the best use to

Video-This meat truck had an accident in Athi River watch the reaction of the by-standers

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Jul31
This meat truck plunged into a ditch this morning at Athi River.

Speed festival features Kenya’s daredevils in pre-1978 machines. So, no fancy electronics with such names as EFI, VVTi, Tiptronic transmissions, traction control

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Jul31
From today, the plains of Laikipia erupt into throaty roars of Porsche Carreras, Datsuns 240 &260Zs, Triumph TRN8s, Fords Escort MK2s (and a Mustang too!) as the Top Fry Classic Rally vrooms off from the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club in Nanyuki. By the way, a BMW323i is in the

KRA detects three luxury cars by X-ray image declared as household goods containerized at Mombasa port

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Jul31
Tax officials have on Wednesday seized three vehicles at the Mombasa port over tax evasion. Customs officials said the vehicles were declared as household goods and personal effects. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner for Customs and Border Control Kevin Safari announced the incident on his Twitter handle. “A consignment of

It will now cost you Sh7,000 in toll charges to drive on Nakuru highway

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Jul30
Motorists will pay between Sh1,458 and Sh7,290 to use the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit road in toll charges that could make Kenya’s highways among the most expensive to ride on in the world. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has recommended that high-capacity vehicles like transit lorries pay Sh30 per kilometre to

Video – This private motorist who beat the hell out of a traffic cop is on the run

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Jul25
This driver clobbered a traffic policeman, now the cops are on his trail This man decided to assault a police officer. If you have info on him, share. Must be arrested and charged. pic.twitter.com/Jb3ZTgnS1c via @RobertAlai — KenyanTraffic (@KenyanTraffic) July 25, 2019

Toyota Kenya in trouble for modifying its Hino short buses into longer 33-seater without following the right procedures @ma3route

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Jul25
Toyota Kenya has been sued again in relation to the suitability of its Hino trucks and buses for the local roads. Consumer Federation of Kenya (Cofek) argues that Toyota Kenya has modified its Hino buses without following the right procedures, making them prone to accidents and breakdowns. The consumer lobby

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) is auctioning off airplanes abandoned at Wilson Airport, one is going for Sh90k

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Jul23
Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has announced an auction of aircraft abandoned at Wilson Airport. The authority has invited interested bidders for a public auction of the aircraft for prices ranging between Sh94,300 to Sh10 million. KAA is in charge of operations, safety and security at all Kenyan airports. In an

An ambulance worker has revealed that there’s one life-saving thing all parents should do to their child’s car seat

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Jul23
An ambulance worker has revealed that there's one thing all parents should be sure to do. Aside from making sure your little one has their seat belt firmly done up, you should stick a little note to the back of your child's car seat. This note will contain some very

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 @KenyaTraffic

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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 — Shady?? (@Coder_Hub) 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 ???????

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

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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 ????

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 @KenyanTraffic

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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
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