James Macharia News

Matatu owners ask Uhuru to halt BRT plan

He said he will initiate talks with the President and the Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia to have the actualisation of the BRT system postponed until all parties are well fully consulted.

The Star , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

Uhuru creates team to build detailed population database

The committee, whose terms and reference were outlined in a January 4 gazette notice, also hass Cabinet Secretaries for ICT (Joe Mucheru), Health (Sicily Kariuki), Treasury (Henry Rotich), Education (Amina Mohamed), Agriculture (Mwangi Kiunjuri), Transport (James Macharia), and Attorney General Kihara Kariuki as members.

The Star , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

GAITHO: Police should enforce the traffic rules without bias

Dr Matiang’i, his Transport colleague James Macharia and Mr Boinnet warned that the crackdown would be ruthless and would continue until sanity was restored on the roads, particularly in the lead-up to the year-end festive season when road fatalities often spike.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

Scramble to repair SGR debt damage

In July 2018, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia told a parliamentary committee that the SGR operator had made a loss of Sh110 billion in its first year of operations.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

China’s tax cuts spell doom for local manufacturers

Defending the purchase, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said, “we are only acquiring the first batch from South Africa because the buses that were available did not conform to the KS-372- body building standards, but the rest will be sourced locally.” Kenya Bus Body Builders Association Chairman Daniel Maundu termed the buses' importation a big loss to Kenya’s economy.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

China’s tax cuts spell doom for local manufacturers

Defending the purchase, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said, “we are only acquiring the first batch from South Africa because the buses that were available did not conform to the KS-372- body building standards, but the rest will be sourced locally.” Kenya Bus Body Builders Association Chairman Daniel Maundu termed the buses' importation a big loss to Kenya’s economy.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

Revealed: Hidden traps in Kenya SGR deal with China

Revenue Yesterday, Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said there was no cause for alarm.

The East African , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

Revealed: Hidden traps in SGR deal with China

REVENUE Yesterday, Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said there was no cause for alarm.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

Employers win as court blocks formation of housing fund board

The Federation of Kenya Employers had challenged the decision by Transport and Housing CS James Macharia, calling for nominees to the board.

The Star , Kenya Jan 10, 2019

14-seater matatu licences double ahead of plans to restrict business

On December 7, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia indicated that reliance on low-capacity matatus is not sustainable and linked it to the congestion and disorder rife in major urban areas such as Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru and Kisumu.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 10, 2019