The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Matatu Strike in Rongai

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Thousands stranded as public service vehicles in Nairobi go on strike over the new traffic law.

Public transport in Ongata Rongai has been paralyzed following a strike by matatu drivers and conductors. The operators say they are protesting the new traffic laws that take effect on the 1st of December. Residents have been left stranded.

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