Due to the strike, passengers were Monday stranded at various bus stages in the region with those travelling shorter distances opting to walk.
Kirinyaga Probox and small vehicles sacco chairman Edwin Muchiri said they will continue operating since they have complied with NTSA rules and have relevant county government documents.
Toyota Probox owners who used to make a living as PSV operators have given mixed reactions following the government’s order outlawing the vehicles from the public transport business.
Caught up in those infernal traffic jams that stretch all the way from Nairobi to Nyeri for those not wise enough to make early starts on the Christmas pilgrimage, my children and I passed time counting the number of motorists without safety belts.
According to Ms Immaculate Natukunda, the Secretary Uganda Transport Licensing Board this will partly help to stamp out criminal elements taking advantage of confusion in taxi business to rob passengers on different routes.
Most people in the Harare CBD had to walk home as shops and businesses closed by noon.
Four people were killed early Saturday and four others wounded while driving near the town of Manilha, according to a police officer based near Mocimboa da Praia, in one of the worst-hit zones.
HARARE - Violent protests in Zimbabwe claimed lives on Monday as soldiers were deployed after the embattled government more than doubled fuel prices, sparking widespread anger.
Accusing the opposition and civil society organisations of being behind the protests, Security Minister Owen Ncube said: “Regrettably, this has resulted in the loss of life and property including injury to police officers and members of the public.”