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What Does “Excess” Mean in Motor Vehicle Insurance?

In Motor Insurance, an excess is the amount of money that you usually have to pay if you want to claim your policy. Most insurance policies in Kenya have an excess provision. The excess is a way of you accepting a small portion of the risk together with the insurance company. An insurance provider usually […]

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Uber made big promises in Kenya. Drivers say it’s ruined their lives.

“When you have a family to feed, kids to pay school fees for, rents to pay, a loan to pay and your work is too much and exploitative, what happens?” a driver said. NAIROBI, Kenya — At first, work as an Uber driver seemed to offer Harrison Munala everything he’d hoped for when he moved from a […]

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Avis Budget Group champions contactless rental experience with new digital check-in

Avis Budget Group has introduced digital check-in as part of its relentless commitment to ensure the safety of its customers and its employees and promoting contactless rental experience. With travel disrupted and a focus on safety and cleanliness like never before, Avis Budget Group has recognized that it needs to do more than enhancing its […]

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Kenya declared safe for travel by the World Travel & Tourism Council

Kenya has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Safe Travel Stamp after adopting the global health and hygiene protocols dubbed ‘Safe Travels.  Speaking when he unveiled the Magical Kenya Travel & Tourism Health and Safety Guidelines and Protocols, Tourism cabinet secretary Najib Balala said the recognition was timely as the country prepares […]

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Tourism CS reduces Kenya Wildlife Service park entry fees

The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Najib Balala, has reduced entry fees to all Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) game parks and reserves. This will apply for all categories of tourists (local, residents and international) effective July 1, 2020 for one year. At the same time KWS has given a one-year moratorium to lodge […]

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How to request an Uber without the app

Who would have known that one day we would be hailing taxis without lifting our hands or heckling for a driver to stop? Uber – a taxi-hailing company, revolutionized the industry by bringing a one-of-a-kind service that many consider ingenious. All you have to do is to download their application and start accessing their fleet […]

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Transforming Kenya mobility systems for fourth industrial age

Earlier last year, the Smart Africa Initiative tasked Kenya to develop a blueprint for a digital economy in Africa. This blueprint will present a framework to improve Kenya’s and Africa’s ability to spur economic growth along the pillars of Digital Government, Digital Business, Infrastructure, Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship and Digital Skills and Values. Kenya’s transition to a […]

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SWVL Kenya Goes Long Distance with Nairobi-Nakuru Route First

You probably know SWVL by now, and for the newbies out there, they are an Egyptian ride hailing company that is making waves in Nairobi. They have pumped a lot of money to the Kenyan market and it is shown with their promo codes that Nairobians use daily. They introduced their ride hailing service early […]

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