The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Matatus Overcharge Commuters

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

There is a shortage of matatus on various routes after a strike by some operators who are protesting the new traffic law that takes effect this Saturday.Those still operating are now over charging commuters with some even tripling fares.

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