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Matatu chaos in Nairobi.

Motorists in Nairobi heaved a sigh of relief in mid-March when local government minister Uhuru Kenyatta banned matatus (mini bus taxis) arriving from the east side of the city from entering the city c...
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Railways in Kenya: Slow coach rail service.

Kenya will go down in history as having one of the slowest rail services in the world while the bullet train is the in thing elsewhere. This follows a decision by Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the conso...
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Aviation meeting in Nairobi.

Representatives of Africa
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Delta to fly Nairobi-New York.

United States carrier Delta Air Lines is due to launch four weekly flights between Nairobi and New York via Dakar in Senegal starting June 2007. The service, which still requires final approval from t...
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Roads in Nairobi: Road expansion in Nairobi.

The Thika Road branch of the Nakumatt supermarket chain is one of several buildings slated for demolition under a major road expansion project in Nairobi, local newspaper
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New commuter bus service in Nairobi.

Commuters in Nairobi can make use of a new
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Virgin to launch London-Nairobi route.

Virgin Atlantic is to begin operating daily flights between London and Nairobi on 2 June. Flights from Nairobi
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Virgin to launch London-Nairobi route in 2007.

Virgin Atlantic, the airline owned by the maverick British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, is due to begin operating direct flights between London and Nairobi in June 2007. Flights will depart daily...
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China wins Nairobi airport contract.

Chinese company China Wu Yi has won the contract to undertake the first phase of the Ksh10 billion expansion programme at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. The ten-month contract, worth...
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Plans to phase out 14-seater matatus take shape.

14-seater commuter vehicles or matatus will not be licensed for public transport as of 2007 in an attempt to relieve congestion on Kenyas roads. The decision, announced by transport and communication...
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New Kenya-Uganda railway management.

The South African-led concessionaire Rift Valley Railway Consortium is due to take over management of the Kenya and Uganda railways on 1 July. The consortium, led by Sheltam Trade Close with participa...
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New smart driving licences.

Kenyan drivers will be issued with new electronic driving licences by the end of the year under a plan announced by transport minister Chirau Mwakwere, The Nation newspaper reports. The new document w...
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Expansion for JKIA.

Nairobis Jomo Kenyatta international airport (JKIA) is to get an overhaul as part of a major upgrading of the countrys airport facilities, Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has said. Over the next two ye...
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Matatus to be phased out.

The government has announced plans to phase out 14-seater matatus in favour of larger vehicles in a bid to ease congestion on Kenyan roads. Some 45,000 of the small, privately owned minivans otherwise...
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New air routes for Kenya.

Kenyas flag carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has launched a new weekly Boeing 777 service from London to Mombasa, leaving Heathrow at 19.00 on Friday evening and arriving in the Kenyan port city at 08.45 th...


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