Did you know the Kenyan number plating system is borrowed from the British one and that the earliest plates were such that each town; Mombasa, Nakuru, Nairobi, Kisumu, had their own numbers? Well, today’s plates are ref ...Read More
First Kenyan to own a car-dealership and petrol station, Jeff’s father, Fred Koinange @KenyanTraffic
There are now very many privately owned petrol stations in Kenya. Yet, at some point, only multi-nationals like the defunct Esso, BP and Mobil once called the shots. But did you know that the first Kenyan to open a ...Read More
Did you know Galton-Fenzi became Kenya’s first motorist to drive from Nairobi to Mombasa in January 1926 when the road, that today snakes all the way to county 001, was not even a dirt track?
Many things happened in Kenya in 1926. Alliance High School was founded from medical funds meant to construct a hospital in Kikuyu, where returnees from World War I were to be treated. Peter David Wasawo, the brightes ...Read More