AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
Text of report by John Ngirachu and Alphonce Shiundu entitled ''Nairobi commuters stranded as matatu strike bites'' published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 7 April
Thousands of Nairobi commuters were stranded early Tuesday [7 April] morning as matatus [public transport minibuses] plying various routes went on strike. Matatu operators grounded their vehicles complaining of persistent harassment from the traffic police and city council askaris [guards]. Most operators in Nairobi are also forced to pay protection fees to the outlawed Mungiki sect.
Matatus plying Kangemi, Banana, Gachie, Githurai 44 and 45, Kahawa West, Zimmerman, …