Protest Brings Kenyan Capital to Standstill


Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has ordered all police in Nairobi to tow vehicles blocking the road or causing obstruction.

Nairobi residents walk to work as transport is paralysed following protests over increased parking fee.

  • Kenya:  Kimaiyo Orders Arrest of Protesting Taxi, Matatu Crews

    Capital FM, 5 March 2014

    Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has ordered the arrest of owners and drivers of matatus and taxis that blocked roads within Nairobi to protest over increased parking fees ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Nairobi Taxis Get 7-Day Compliance Notice

    Capital FM, 12 February 2014

    The Nairobi County Government has issued a seven-day notice to about 1,500 taxi drivers operating illegally in the Central Business District to regularise their operations or be ... read more »

  • Kenya:  City Matatu Parking Woes

    The Star, 8 February 2014

    The Matatu Welfare Association has urged Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero to stop the increased parking fee until the cases in court are heard and determined. read more »

  • Kenya:  Nairobi Motorists Speak On Parking Hike

    CAJ News Agency, 6 February 2014

    THE doubling of the parking fees in Nairobi County, which took effect on Wednesday morning, appears to have caught local motorists unaware. read more »

  • Kenya:  It Now Costs Sh300 to Park in Nairobi's CBD

    Capital FM, 5 February 2014

    Motorists in Nairobi's Central Business District (CBD) started paying Sh300 for parking fees from Wednesday morning, after an appeal against the increase failed on Tuesday. read more »

  • Kenya:  County Governments Have Lawful Authority to Vary Parking Fee Charges Within Their Counties

    The Star, 4 February 2014

    Nairobi Metropolitan PSV Saccos Union Limited and 25 others v County of Nairobi Government and 3 others read more »

  • Kenya:  Nairobi Introduces New Parking Payment Scheme

    CAJ News Agency, 29 January 2014

    THE County Government of Nairobi has announced that it would be introducing a pay-per-hour parking system within the central business district in March. read more »

  • Kenya:  Nairobi Files Suit to Raise Parking Fees

    The Star, 3 January 2014

    THE Nairobi county government has asked the High Court to lift orders that suspended the enforcement of new parking fees on public service and personal vehicles. read more »

  • Kenya:  Parking Fees Ruling On Hold After Appeal

    The Star, 20 December 2013

    Motorists in Nairobi yesterday got a major reprieve after the High Court suspended orders that could have seen them pay Sh300 as parking fees. read more »

  • Kenya:  Court Now Blocks Sh300 Parking Fees in Nairobi

    Capital FM, 19 December 2013

    Motorists in the Kenyan capital got reprieve on Thursday after the High Court suspended implementation of Sh300 parking fees until January 13 following an appeal by 26 Matatu ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Implementation of New Parking Few Halted Pending Matatu Saccos' Appeal

    The Star, 19 December 2013

    The High Court has stopped the implementation of a new packing fee proposed by the Nairobi County Finance Committee. The proposal seeks to increase the parking levy within the CBD ... read more »

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