All Electric Taxi-Hailing Service Nopia Looks To Scale Up In Kenya

Nopia Ride, a taxi-hailing service that only uses electric cars is scaling up operations in Kenya. Nopia ran a pilot phase from August 2018 to March 2019. Three used Nissan Leafs imported from Japan and the United Kingdom were used in the pilot program. The pilot phase allowed the company to test its business case […]

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Kenya Confirms Cruise Ship Terminal To Open This Year

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August this year. Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary (CS) Najib Balala, said the completion of the cruise ship terminal will be in time for the cruise season in November. The completion of the modern […]

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CAR CARE TIPS THIS HOLIDAY

For all drivers. (especially first time drivers planning to go up country) and are planning to drive to the village this Christmas…. A car is very forgiving in city speeds and you will hardly notice any faults as the car will not be subjected to extreme physical conditions of highway speeds, for this reason I […]

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Kenya beats other African countries to install solar system at airport

The ground-mounted 500kW solar power generation facility which has been launched at Moi International Airport – will help reduce at least 1,300 tonnes of carbon emissions through providing pre-conditioned air and compatible electricity that runs on solar energy to aircraft during ground operations. The solar project will also have savings on electricity hence efficient operations […]

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Kenya wants relaxed visa rules for robust business with UAE

The Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for a less prohibitive environment to make the trade relationship between Kenya and the United Arabs Emirates more robust. The chamber’s national chairman Kiprono Kittony and Nairobi branch chairman Richard Ngatia said laws relating to legal documents including visas need to be relaxed to enhance the […]

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Taxi hailing firm with electric powered cars enters Kenyan market

– Nopia Ride like Uber and Taxify is a taxi hailing firm but uses electric cars only – Juha Suojanen, the company CEO said they set shop in Kenya in August 2018 and their services would be affordable – The company is capitalising on its electric powered mobility to cut on fuel prices, increase profit […]

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Getting around Kenya by car & motorcycle

Many travellers bring their own vehicles into Kenya as part of overland trips and, expense notwithstanding, it’s a great way to see the country at your own pace. Otherwise, there are numerous car-hire companies that can rent you anything from a small hatchback to a 4WD, although hire rates are very high. If you’re a […]

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Escape the crowds at 11 of the wildest campsites in Kenya

Wondering where to find the best campsites in Kenya? Our ultimate guide lists these must-see Kenyan campsites for the adventurous traveller. Tourists tend to visit Kenya for a package safari tour. They’re scooped up at the airport and whizzed off to a game camp where they join a long line of safari trucks, all edging toward […]

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