CS steps in to end Kenya-Tanzania stand-off at Namanga border

A goods truck crosses into Tanzania from Kenya at the Namanga border. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Tanzania had been protesting in line with the memorandum of understanding signed by representatives of the two countries.
  • Tanzanian drivers maintained they could not be retested at Namanga while Kenyan health officials stood their ground and refused to accept clearance certificates from the neighbouring country.

The Cabinet secretary for the East African Community yesterday intervened to end the Namanga border stand-off that had paralysed cross-border trade.

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