Updates and latest news on travel, cars, and motoring in Kenya, East Africa, and selected African countries.
Anything can happen while you are traveling. You may need to cancel the flight, may lose your luggage, or can get injured. In case of these unhappy events, the good news is you are covered for the losses if insured.Read More
As part of its fifth year anniversary celebrations, regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet extended its unprecedented Kshs. 50 ticket offer for an additional day.. Jambojet CEO Allan Kilavuka said the airline will release a total of 100 tickets on 5th April, 2019 to any of its domestic destinations at Kshs.50 each. “This is a special week […]Read More
Toyota Kenya has signed an agreement with NIC Bank Kenya where the bank will offer financing to the car seller’s customers. The financing scheme targets customers who are interested in the Toyota Hilux single cabin cars.Read More
A Kenyan insurance company has directed its agents to stop insuring some types of vehicles for the comprehensive insurance category. Occidental Insurance directed its partners in a letter signed by the Senior Underwriting Officer, David Mankone, to desist from insuring specific vehicles it is difficult to find spares for the cars. The vehicles listed in […]Read More
As expected, the new government policy which requires that imported vehicles not to be more than 5 years old has caused jitters. The Kenya Auto Bazaar Association (KABA) and car buyers are already lamenting the new policy arguing that the cost of vehicles will shoot north if implemented. Trade Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya recently announced […]Read More
Kenya announced that beginning February 1, 2019, the city of Nairobi will have two car free days every week. While many people got this news as a surprise, the policy was mooted six months ago and the grace period is now over. The proposed days are Wednesday and Saturday. The announcement came in the wake […]Read More
All Kenyans run. It is a misconception we have learned to live with because athletics is what puts Kenya on the world sports map, apart from our rugby Shujaa 7s heroes. Show us any long-distance running event and we will tell you the Kenyans who won that event, sometimes a record number of times and […]Read More