Time for Africa to have a better public transport system

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Transport • What Africa badly needs is a better public transport system, says Ayub Jomanday. He says the time has come for the African countries to develop trams, buses that are more efficient, metros and long-distance trains to ease transportation. “The more advanced and developed, the less challenges and other problems in Africa,” cautions Ayub, whose contact is [email protected]

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Power surge • Power surges damaged Peter John’s appliances, causing him loss, and he reported to Kenya Power. Peter (account No. 14107382971) called Tel 5823670 on September 6 at 9.37am and 6pm after more appliances got damaged. They include an amplifier, two chargers, a surge control gadget and bulbs. “Who will compensate me?” he asks. His contact is [email protected]

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Worlds apart • This, Sammy Ng’ang’a says, is a true tale of two parcels. The first was sent to the US from Ruaraka Post Office, Nairobi, on August 7. The second was posted in Australia. Four weeks later, the Nairobi one had not been dispatched due to Covid-19. The Australia one arrived in Nairobi in 10 days. “We’re certainly worlds apart!” His contact is [email protected]

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Covid scandal • What Ruth Gituma doesn’t like about the investigations into the looting of the Covid-19 millions is the attempt to shift goal posts. “If, indeed, the suspended Kemsa CEO was not following procedures, why was no action taken against him? And had media not shone a spotlight on the issue, would we have known about this?” Her contact is [email protected]

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Uhuru legacy • President Uhuru Kenyatta’s pet ‘Big Four Agenda’ is doomed “and his legacy is fast disappearing down the horizon”, remarks Mombasa resident Carey Yiembe. “He must immediately tackle headlong the wanton and brazen runaway corruption that has reared its vicious ugly head in the national and county governments.” His contact is [email protected]                        


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