James Macharia

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James Macharia said : "In designing and building this modern highway, the government will rationalise the use of scarce road space. The highway will improve traffic flows, reduce traffic accidents, and facilitate proper management of heavy commercial vehicles," External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "These have been brought about by higher traffic volumes, which have been driven by rapid economic growth not only in Kenya but also in neighbouring countries. Congestion on this road has been further exacerbated by the rapid expansion of many towns along its economic corridor," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The crowd found Githaiga with his children about to lower the coffin into the grave,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 28, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia amesema : "Tulichokifanya ni kuweka bayana sera na vigezo vya afya mintarafu abiria wanaotokea nchi tofauti.Tunadurusu kila wakati orodha ya abiria wasiohitaji kwenda karantini" External link

deutschewelle-sw Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hours will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We managed to clear the issues that we had," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We met virtually with my brother (Tanzania Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe) and agreed on everything, including travel issues but, being a health-related issue, it requires concurrence with the respective Health ministers on both sides," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The Ministry of Health has confirmed that travellers coming from the 150 countries with valid Covid-19 certificate will not be quarantined when they get to Nairobi. The list is based on the assessment done by WHO and not diplomatic like or dislike," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have never restricted travellers from Tanzania, what we have done is to indicate health-related protocols for people arriving from various countries for safety measures," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We met virtually with my brother (Tanzania Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe) and agreed on everything, including travel issues but, being a health-related issue, it requires concurrence with the respective Health ministers on both sides,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The Ministry of Health has confirmed that travellers coming from the 150 countries with valid Covid-19 certificate will not be quarantined when they get to Nairobi. The list is based on the assessment done by WHO and not diplomatic like or dislike,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have never restricted travellers from Tanzania, what we have done is to indicate health-related protocols for people arriving from various countries for safety measures,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We managed to clear the issues that we had,” External link

theCitizen Friday, August 7, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We managed to clear the issues that we had,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, August 7, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about On Thursday ) : "Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hours will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers' temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Review of countries from which travellers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travellers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya has not banned Tanzania passengers from coming to Kenya. A country may not be on the list of the 19 countries we issued earlier but tomorrow or the day after it might be there, so it is not about individual countries but following health protocols," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We will be reviewing the countries allowed to fly passengers here on a daily basis but this will depend on the assessment risk of transmission and how those countries are containing the virus from spreading in their own countries," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Hakuna ndege ya Tanzania ambayo imezuiliwa kuingia Kenya, sisi tulisema hizo nchi tulizoziweka kwenye hiyo orodha watu wao wakifika hapa hawatakaa karantini, lakini kama nchi haipo kwenye hiyo orodha watawekwa karantini, sisi taarifa ya kuzuiwa kuingia Tanzania tumeipata lakini tutazungumza na wenzetu na tutasikilizana” External link

habarileo Monday, August 3, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The project started in June, but there was a bit of delay because of Covid-19 but we have asked the contractor to fast track the construction to take between 18 months to two years so that we can have the road by June 2022,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Hatujapiga marufuku nchi yoyote kuingia Kenya. Hatujafunga anga letu, kile tulichofanya ni kuweka hatua ya karantini kwa baadhi ya nchi kulingana na tathmini ya janga hilo,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Kenya haijapiga marufuku ndege kutoka Tanzania. Kenya haijapiga marufuku wasafiri kutoka Tanzania. Tulichofanya ni kuweka kanuni fulani za kiafya watu watakapowasili kutoka nchi mbalimbali,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Kenya has not banned Tanzania passengers from coming to Kenya. A country may not be on the list of the 19 countries we issued earlier but tomorrow or the day after it might be there, so it is not about individual countries but following health protocols,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We will be reviewing the countries allowed to fly passengers here on a daily basis but this will depend on the assessment risk of transmission and how those countries are containing the virus from spreading in their own countries,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Passengers arriving with flights after the curfew with a valid air ticket and boarding pass shall be allowed to their hotels or residences, drivers of those passengers should have evidence that they came to drop or pick up passengers," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya has never banned any flights from Tanzania. Kenya has never banned travelers from Tanzania. What we have done is to indicate certain health protocols of people arriving from various countries," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travelers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travelers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travelers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travelers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travellers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travellers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about On Thursday ) : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

James Macharia stated : “When flights started taking off, there was a bit more activity. Now, we are picking up by 20 per cent. Hopefully, by Saturday when international flights resume, we may see more in terms of tourism,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “It may be a bit early to call it a rebound even though we see are seeing a lot of movement in the domestic tourism circuit,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "For a start, these countries that I am mentioning are in the initial list. These countries have mild or limited community transmission or they have declining incidences. These are the ones we shall be allowing passengers to come from," External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, July 31, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Passengers arriving with flights after the curfew with a valid air ticket and boarding pass shall be allowed to their hotels or residences, drivers of those passengers should have evidence that they came to drop or pick up passengers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “All passengers shall be exempted from quarantine on arrival at their destinations if their body temperatures are not above 37.5 degrees Celsius and they do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing and other flu-like symptoms,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "We will not be going through Kisumu. Instead, we will use the recently acquired MV Uhuru to transport petroleum to Port Bell in Jinja, Uganda," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We now look forward to the international flights but let’s make sure that these local flights are the benchmark of success. If we don’t do it correctly, the opportunity to fly internationally may be reversed,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "It is up to the KQ management to ensure it uses this period to grow demand. If the performance of domestic flights will be poor, we may have to reschedule reopening of international flights," External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We now look forward to the international flights but let’s make sure that these local flights are the benchmark of success. If we don’t do it correctly, the opportunity to fly internationally may be reversed,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Passengers shall be exempted from quarantine on arrival if their body temperatures are below 37.5 and they show no Covid-19 symptoms,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We shall also provide a Nairobi Commuter Rail Service train that will link the Nairobi SGR Terminus to the Nairobi CBD," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Airport terminal access shall henceforth be restricted to workers and travelers only, except for cases where travelers need special assistance," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Increase in passenger fare on Madaraka Express train are operational matters that will be determined by the operator. We will, however, give special preference to passengers who had booked tickets before suspension of services when we resume operations,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Kenya Railways ) : “Kenya Railways shall deploy 10 coaches for passengers with a total one-way capacity of 600 passengers (or 50 percent of capacity), and one additional coach that shall be used to isolate passengers suspected to be infected with Covid-19,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “You do not expect a tourist to come all the way from wherever they will come from to be quarantined here for 14 days. If that will be the case, then they will not come. However, if there is a suspected case on the flight, passengers on the first and the second row from where the case was will all be tested for coronavirus,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The train will be allowed to carry 50 per cent of the total capacity," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “KQ goes beyond the balance sheet and profit and losses. If you only look at these, you will never have an airline,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

James Macharia added ( about Kenya Railways ) : “At a cost of Sh 450,000, we are able to produce these facilities to produce these facilities, we require to put these machines in every stations, I, therefore direct Kenya Railways to install those with immediate effect,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about David Howell Evans ) : “The pilot has matched our expectations in terms of cost-benefit analysis and we now have the confidence to go to the next level. From the pilot, we shall be scaling up to more junctions across the city,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 22, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The Mau Mau road project at Sh40 billion will be launched by the president after the necessary preparations are made,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “A Contractor will be on site this week to upgrade the stretch to the new bridge, to tarmac and to complete the bridge in one week,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are mobilising budgetary resources for construction of permanent bathrooms and toilets at designated locations along the Northern Corridor,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is not about testing protocols. It is a few elements who incited other drivers by blocking the main entry to the border creating a 50km jam,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Whether it is from Namanga to Nairobi or Mombasa to Kampala, the trucking business has greatly contributed to the spread of the virus,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We will not be going through Kisumu Port. Instead, we will be using the new port for the transport of liquid petroleum which will be ferried to Port Bell in Kampala and port of Jinja in Uganda, using the recently acquired MV Uhuru, which has the ability to carry 1.2 million litres of petroleum per trip,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We want to fast-track the process of connecting the two railway lines - MGR and SGR - at Naivasha so that our partners in the great lakes region can access cargo with ease,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “There will be no trucks lining up for cargo. They will be cleared immediately as they come in. We will have clearing services operating efficiently,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The transport corridors have been the main transmission corridors for Covid-19 and this ICD will reduce the risk on the road by about 600km, which translates to 50 per cent of the risk," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Government will fund it and the estimated cost is about Sh3.5 billion, but after proper documentation this could be plus or minus,” “I would say that about a month from today, it will start and will take a year to complete. We want to do it as an extension of the SGR and it has to be seamless” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salvar Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by video conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," “The decision was reached by four Head of States early this month and I have communicated to Uganda Minister Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed of their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "This certification could be soon be required in other sectors, where employees are required to be tested before they can open," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Katumba Wamala ) : “The decision was reached by four Heads of State early this month and I have communicated to Mr Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them on reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by Video Conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," External link

EastAfrican Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Katumba Wamala ) : “The decision was reached by four Heads of State early this month and I have communicated to Mr Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them on reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by Video Conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," External link

theCitizen Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Naivasha will be a transshipment centre. Instead of driving all the way to Mombasa, another 600 kilometers, they will be picking cargo from Naivasha,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “This is our position and we are going to implement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “SGR takes 10 hours from Mombasa to Naivasha saving clients 18 hours,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "All transit cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan will be transported either on standard gauge railway (SGR) for clearance at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha or Metre Gauge Railway to Tororo-Kampala. All transit cargo railed to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha will be collected by trucks to the Partner States via Busia or Malaba," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have communicated to all partner states. We shall be expecting from June 2 that all cargo is collected from Naivasha and that’s Kenya’s position,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Tea and coffee from Murang’a factories will be transported through Njabini to the Naivasha dry port,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is not about testing protocols. It is a few elements who incited other drivers by blocking the main entry to the border creating a 50km jam,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than $500 million (Sh53 billion) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Fuel products will be transported by pipeline to Kisumu and thereafter by water through Lake Victoria to Port Bell or Jinja,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than 500m dollars (53bn shillings) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan have considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “All transit cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan will be transported either on Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for clearance at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha or Metre Gauge Railway to Tororo-Kampala. All transit cargo railed to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha will be collected by trucks to the Partner States via Busia or Malaba,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than $500 million (Sh53 billion) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “This certification could soon be required in other sectors such as hotel and restaurant industries, where employees are required to be tested before they can open. The certificate gives confidence to employers and it might be useful to have such in other sectors,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 8, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “All truck drivers leaving our country to the neighboring country have to be tested at least 48 hours before they leave Nairobi or Mombasa because by the time they reach the border they must show a certificate that they are Covid-19 free,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya Airways has only two cargo freighters, one of which is currently undergoing heavy maintenance. These freighters, however, fly short distances and cannot, therefore, fly to Europe,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The current capacity requirement for lifting cargo is between 3,500 and 4,500 metric tonnes, while the available capacity is 1,500 metric tonnes,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “All truck drivers leaving our country to the neighbouring country have to be tested at least 48 hours before they leave Nairobi or Mombasa because by the time they reach the border they must show a certificate that they are Covid-19 free,” “And that will be mandatory and also applies to drivers coming from other regions like Uganda and Rwanda” External link

redpepper Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The numbers are being worked on, not just my ministry but across the entire government,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia stated ( about Director General ) : “This patient has sought to be brought back and Foreign Affairs has to liaise with the Director-General, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, for landing rights,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 10, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “For Sudan nationals, they will have to engage the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health. They are the ones who can engage and see if there is a possible way,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 10, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “He will act for four weeks as we head-hunt for a substantive MD,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 7, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We do not want flights just landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Whoever is coming should give us a 72-hour notice at the very least," External link

standardmedia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "From tomorrow (April 6, 2020), any matatu not observing the directives will have their Sacco licenses suspended and the operators charged in a court of law as per the Public Health Act," External link

standardmedia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

James Macharia added : "We did say earlier that the transport sector is key in terms of transmission. 90% of our fellow Kenyans use public transport and this area is critically important if we are going to address the issue of further transmission of the virus," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : "This suspension will however not apply to those flights that are coming in to evacuate foreign nationals from the country. It also exempts the cargo flights that are coming into the country to deliver goods. They must not have passengers on board," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia added : "Those evacuating their citizens will have to give us a 72-hour notice," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have observed that the set directives are not being strictly followed, for example, most matatus (minibusses) are still overloading, hence not observing social distancing. They are also not observing standards of hygiene as per the set guidelines," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Matatu (PSV) owners make sure you have those hand sanitizers without fail. Like the doctor said, make sure you disinfect your vehicles after each and every trip. We have also directed that railways be fumigated after dropping off the passengers,” “This is a matter we cannot take any chances especially because it is a matter of life and death” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 16, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We told them if they do not put in preventive measures, then there will be no business for them,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We told them not to wait for the government to take action," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 13, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We carried out a needs assessment and met with county executives in charge of health from the 47 county governments and later met the governors to take them through the project,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “We have requested the National Treasury to make available the outstanding Sh1.21 billion to be released to the NLC for the payment of balance funds for land acquisition,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “He was not a whistle blower but a person who breached national security,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are reviewing the return of the students on a daily basis and giving it serious consideration, even at the Cabinet level. The best decision will be taken at the right time,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because, as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “He was not whistle blower but a person who breached national security,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "I want to clarify two things here. He was not a whistleblower, that is a wrong definition of that gentleman. He committed an illegality," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Most of illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as 'workers', as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We attracted investors who have committed to build road infrastructure including the expressway because we promised a tolling regime and a tolling fund in place," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Most illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as ‘workers’, as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 28, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

James Macharia explained : “For this Chinese flight, it was important that everybody was screened inside the aircraft. That is why it took one hour for them to disembark. And then from there, they are self-quarantined for 14 days and then there is what we call case-stressing - you know the details of who they are and so forth - monitored by the Ministry of Health,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 28, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Currently there are about 25,000 mortgages in the country, which by any standards is quite low. This culture needs to change. The ministry is encouraging investors to come in and take risk by putting up houses for sale,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Most of illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as ‘workers’, as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We hope to have berths 2 and 3 ready by the end of the year. The ministry has the Cabinet’s approval to take charge of Berth 3 and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to enable us to ship out our oil,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "A digital hailing service operator must ensure that any vehicle whose digital hailing licence is suspended or revoked by the authority, cannot access the digital hailing platform during the period of suspension or revocation upon communication from the authority," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The project has been adopted by the AU and this will give it an upper hand in crowdfunding apart from the usual independent countries’ budget allocations. Since its launch, each country has been funding its projects single-handedly, but now we shall fund as a region,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The government is currently in the process of awarding tenders for the construction of these roads,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “We have one of the largest shipping companies — Maersk and we agreed with them that in the month of February, they will dock one of the largest ships at Lamu,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 17, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Lamu Port is a regional project that was launched by head of states in March 2012. We want to go back there with Head of States from Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan. South Africa also wants to come and witness the launch of the project,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Lamu Port is a regional project that was launched by the three head of states of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan in March 2012. As a country, we cannot go back and commission it on our own. We want the same head of states to be present during commissioning,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The launch of SGR freight service presents a safe and reliable mode of transporting bulk cargo. It will enhance regional integration and competitiveness of our economy," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Some of the fighters paid the ultimate price. They went into the mountains to fight and never came back. That is why the President said he would do the road and many people thought it was just a promise,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The 15 road construction companies will never work in this country as long as we are in office. They have delivered shoddy jobs while others have ran away after receiving the 10 percent down payment,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The 15 road construction companies will never work in this country as long as we are in office. They have delivered shoddy jobs while others have ran away after receiving the 10 percent down payment,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 21, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “These kinds of projects cannot succeed without strategic partners, and we are happy to have more partners come on board,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We saved the situation in the long run. Something like dredging works, which was initially planned to be done at Sh2 billion was done at Sh200 million so there was no so much wastage as may have happened if we did not intervene,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “the helicopter collided with the water surface due to loss of situation awareness by the pilot, who was under the influence of alcohol as depicted from the toxicology results” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have just completed a technical assessment of the line and we need about Sh3.8 billion to make it workable though not at a high speed," External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The reality is that the Nakuru-Kisumu is not in good shape, it has 17 bridges which have been vandalised so it may require doing a new line altogether," External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The President will visit the region to launch the dualling of the Kenol-Sagana-Marua road. The development we have must be sustained through good leadership,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We all recognise that Uhuru Park is an important public park and it is one of the remaining parcels of green areas within Nairobi that needs to be preserved for posterity,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Through the project, we are also developing the requisite infrastructure to support the upcoming Likoni Special Economic Zones and the Dongo Kundu Free Port. This will ensure economic prosperity for Kenya and the region,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The operator provides the Managing Director at KAA with a list of parking charges including vehicle type and duration … the operator implements a parking policy that ensures parking services are offered to the users at reasonable and competitive prices approved by the KAA,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The operator provides the Managing Director at KAA with a list of parking charges including vehicle type and duration … the operator implements a parking policy that ensures parking services are offered to the users at reasonable and competitive prices approved by the KAA,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, November 8, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The ultimate goal is to be in a situation where we will not have ferries across the channel," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Since these projects will take nearly five years to complete, we have resolved to continue maintaining the ferries to make them more efficient,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 4, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are discussing details of the project, it might delay by a year or two, but we will put up the road for better connectivity,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We all recognise that Uhuru Park is an important public park and it is one of the remaining parcels of green areas within Nairobi that needs to be preserved for posterity,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "I wish to inform the public that the design of the Expressway has now been optimised to ensure no land will be hived from Uhuru Park," External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Today, being Tuesday, we had to cancel a cabinet meeting. All CSs are in the countryside. We cancelled the cabinet meeting to demonstrate the importance of this event," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “As a government, we will demand change from the new board. We will make sure we get a board whose first task will be to recruit professional managers to run the agency,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are determined to develop and improve our infrastructure as a way of building a strong and formidable economy,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

jamiiforums Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “On average, 35 per cent of goods from the port are being transported by SGR and 65 per cent by trucks,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 11, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The President will this month launch the construction of the Mwache Bridge, which will allow those heading for the South Coast a shorter route as opposed to using the ferry. We are also at an advanced stage with the Likoni cable car project as Kenha has already identified land,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The directive was made by KRA Commissioner General and KPA managing director without full consultation within two days and we redirected it to be revised and it remains suspended,” External link

tuko Friday, October 4, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Today I re-affirmed to the governor and leaders from Mombasa that is the position for now, nothing will change,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 4, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The directive was made KRA Commissioner General and KPA Managing Director without full consultation within two days and we redirected it to be revised and it remains suspended,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are looking at a digital system that will provide our current and potential customers tailor-made advice with instant quotes to enable a faster decision making process. This system will help those self-directed consumers make their own insurance purchases,” “The traditional brick-and-mortar is not working for the younger consumers and insurers must explore new distribution channels to reach tech-savvy masses. Customers need information to enable them make informed decisions through their communication medium of choice” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

James Macharia says : “Very few houses are unoccupied. Many people are expressing interest in buying property in the estate, driving the prices higher. This has slowed down the rate at which land was being sold as some hold on anticipating for better prices,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “The design infrastructure is going on under Kenha which has estimated the cost to be Sh5.8 billion,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “The design infrastructure is going on under Kenha which has estimated the cost to be Sh5.8 billion,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Therefore, contrary to the concerns raised by some stakeholders, the SGR will not kill road transport but merely supplement it so as to facilitate the seamless movement of goods and people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Japan continues to be an important partner in implementing critical infrastructure projects in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Works on the second and third berth are expected to be completed in October and we shall be going there [in Lamu] to officially commission the project later in the year," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is true that they met last week and I am awaiting their report. At the same time, we have given the management full support as they renegotiate the CBA with the pilots. "Our position is clear, that we will not allow any sabotage of such a national asset from any quarters as we try to seek the best for the airline,” External link

theCitizen Monday, August 26, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is true that they met last week and I am awaiting their report. At the same time, we have given the management full support as they renegotiate the CBA with the pilots. "Our position is clear, that we will not allow any sabotage of such a national asset from any quarters as we try to seek the best for the airline,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 26, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are going to float the available opportunities to leaders of the neighbouring nations during the launch,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Once the directive resumes, we expect to haul more than 1,200 containers every day apart from the passenger services and by doing so, we shall break even and have funds to start paying the loan,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Further to a meeting held with the acting Head of Valuation, and the NLC on July 9 2019, the Authority (KAA) is required to submit the following documents prior to commencement of the valuation exercise,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We expect to start competing in the trans-shipment market as the first super post-Panamax vessel is set to dock at Lamu Port before the end of this year,” “We expect more ships in transit to the Dar Salaam port. The Lamu port will boost Africa intra-trade as it can host largest ships which cannot dock in the port of Mombasa” External link

EastAfrican Monday, August 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We expect to start competing in the trans-shipment market as the first super post-Panamax vessel is set to dock at Lamu Port before the end of this year,” “We expect more ships in transit to the Dar Salaam port. The Lamu port will boost Africa intra-trade as it can host largest ships which cannot dock in the port of Mombasa” External link

jamiiforums Monday, August 12, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Macharia dit : "Une mobilité efficace et respectueuse de l'environnement est essentielle pour accroître la résilience des villes africaines confrontées à une croissance rapide et aux émissions de gaz carbonique" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, May 31, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

James Macharia dit : "Une mobilité efficace et respectueuse de l'environnement est essentielle pour accroître la résilience des villes africaines confrontées à une croissance rapide et aux émissions de gaz carbonique" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

James Macharia indiqué : "Des investissements importants devraient être accompagnés de réformes politiques afin de produire une mobilité urbaine respectueuse de l'environnement et à l'abri des accidents" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

James Macharia déclaré : "Cette grève est illégale (…) Il n'y a eu que des perturbations mineures. Les avions vont commencer à décoller sous peu de temps. Nous avons identifié les personnes impliquées et des mesures suivront" External link

bbc-french-africa Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT



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James MachariaFR6.85%
James MachariaEU6.35%
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James Macharia said : "In designing and building this modern highway, the government will rationalise the use of scarce road space. The highway will improve traffic flows, reduce traffic accidents, and facilitate proper management of heavy commercial vehicles," External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "These have been brought about by higher traffic volumes, which have been driven by rapid economic growth not only in Kenya but also in neighbouring countries. Congestion on this road has been further exacerbated by the rapid expansion of many towns along its economic corridor," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The crowd found Githaiga with his children about to lower the coffin into the grave,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 28, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia amesema : "Tulichokifanya ni kuweka bayana sera na vigezo vya afya mintarafu abiria wanaotokea nchi tofauti.Tunadurusu kila wakati orodha ya abiria wasiohitaji kwenda karantini" External link

deutschewelle-sw Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hours will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We managed to clear the issues that we had," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We met virtually with my brother (Tanzania Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe) and agreed on everything, including travel issues but, being a health-related issue, it requires concurrence with the respective Health ministers on both sides," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The Ministry of Health has confirmed that travellers coming from the 150 countries with valid Covid-19 certificate will not be quarantined when they get to Nairobi. The list is based on the assessment done by WHO and not diplomatic like or dislike," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have never restricted travellers from Tanzania, what we have done is to indicate health-related protocols for people arriving from various countries for safety measures," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are not going to put commercial interests ahead of health matters. Commercial interests are subordinated to health risks,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We met virtually with my brother (Tanzania Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe) and agreed on everything, including travel issues but, being a health-related issue, it requires concurrence with the respective Health ministers on both sides,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The Ministry of Health has confirmed that travellers coming from the 150 countries with valid Covid-19 certificate will not be quarantined when they get to Nairobi. The list is based on the assessment done by WHO and not diplomatic like or dislike,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have never restricted travellers from Tanzania, what we have done is to indicate health-related protocols for people arriving from various countries for safety measures,” External link

theCitizen Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We managed to clear the issues that we had,” External link

theCitizen Friday, August 7, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We managed to clear the issues that we had,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, August 7, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about On Thursday ) : "Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hours will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers' temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Review of countries from which travellers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travellers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya has not banned Tanzania passengers from coming to Kenya. A country may not be on the list of the 19 countries we issued earlier but tomorrow or the day after it might be there, so it is not about individual countries but following health protocols," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We will be reviewing the countries allowed to fly passengers here on a daily basis but this will depend on the assessment risk of transmission and how those countries are containing the virus from spreading in their own countries," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed," External link

allafrica Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Hakuna ndege ya Tanzania ambayo imezuiliwa kuingia Kenya, sisi tulisema hizo nchi tulizoziweka kwenye hiyo orodha watu wao wakifika hapa hawatakaa karantini, lakini kama nchi haipo kwenye hiyo orodha watawekwa karantini, sisi taarifa ya kuzuiwa kuingia Tanzania tumeipata lakini tutazungumza na wenzetu na tutasikilizana” External link

habarileo Monday, August 3, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The project started in June, but there was a bit of delay because of Covid-19 but we have asked the contractor to fast track the construction to take between 18 months to two years so that we can have the road by June 2022,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Hatujapiga marufuku nchi yoyote kuingia Kenya. Hatujafunga anga letu, kile tulichofanya ni kuweka hatua ya karantini kwa baadhi ya nchi kulingana na tathmini ya janga hilo,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia alisema : “Kenya haijapiga marufuku ndege kutoka Tanzania. Kenya haijapiga marufuku wasafiri kutoka Tanzania. Tulichofanya ni kuweka kanuni fulani za kiafya watu watakapowasili kutoka nchi mbalimbali,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Kenya has not banned Tanzania passengers from coming to Kenya. A country may not be on the list of the 19 countries we issued earlier but tomorrow or the day after it might be there, so it is not about individual countries but following health protocols,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We will be reviewing the countries allowed to fly passengers here on a daily basis but this will depend on the assessment risk of transmission and how those countries are containing the virus from spreading in their own countries,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Passengers arriving with flights after the curfew with a valid air ticket and boarding pass shall be allowed to their hotels or residences, drivers of those passengers should have evidence that they came to drop or pick up passengers," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “I would like to confirm that indeed we have agreed with the Minister of Transport from Tanzania on all issues and that advisory which was given by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority by the end of the day it will be reversed,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya has never banned any flights from Tanzania. Kenya has never banned travelers from Tanzania. What we have done is to indicate certain health protocols of people arriving from various countries," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travelers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travelers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travelers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travelers,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Review of countries from which travellers will not be required to be quarantined upon arrival will be undertaken by the Ministry of Health on day to day basis,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We wish to emphasize and reiterate that from August 1, Kenyan airspace will be open to authorised airlines and travellers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about On Thursday ) : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

James Macharia stated : “When flights started taking off, there was a bit more activity. Now, we are picking up by 20 per cent. Hopefully, by Saturday when international flights resume, we may see more in terms of tourism,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “It may be a bit early to call it a rebound even though we see are seeing a lot of movement in the domestic tourism circuit,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "For a start, these countries that I am mentioning are in the initial list. These countries have mild or limited community transmission or they have declining incidences. These are the ones we shall be allowing passengers to come from," External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, July 31, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Passengers arriving with flights after the curfew with a valid air ticket and boarding pass shall be allowed to their hotels or residences, drivers of those passengers should have evidence that they came to drop or pick up passengers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, July 31, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Let it be clear that those who will have a certificate of tests done before the stipulated 96 hrs will not be allowed to board in the first place. On arrival the passengers’ temperature should not exceed 37.5 degrees and not display any Covid-19 related signs,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “All passengers shall be exempted from quarantine on arrival at their destinations if their body temperatures are not above 37.5 degrees Celsius and they do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing and other flu-like symptoms,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "We will not be going through Kisumu. Instead, we will use the recently acquired MV Uhuru to transport petroleum to Port Bell in Jinja, Uganda," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We now look forward to the international flights but let’s make sure that these local flights are the benchmark of success. If we don’t do it correctly, the opportunity to fly internationally may be reversed,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "It is up to the KQ management to ensure it uses this period to grow demand. If the performance of domestic flights will be poor, we may have to reschedule reopening of international flights," External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We now look forward to the international flights but let’s make sure that these local flights are the benchmark of success. If we don’t do it correctly, the opportunity to fly internationally may be reversed,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Passengers shall be exempted from quarantine on arrival if their body temperatures are below 37.5 and they show no Covid-19 symptoms,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We shall also provide a Nairobi Commuter Rail Service train that will link the Nairobi SGR Terminus to the Nairobi CBD," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Airport terminal access shall henceforth be restricted to workers and travelers only, except for cases where travelers need special assistance," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Increase in passenger fare on Madaraka Express train are operational matters that will be determined by the operator. We will, however, give special preference to passengers who had booked tickets before suspension of services when we resume operations,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Kenya Railways ) : “Kenya Railways shall deploy 10 coaches for passengers with a total one-way capacity of 600 passengers (or 50 percent of capacity), and one additional coach that shall be used to isolate passengers suspected to be infected with Covid-19,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “You do not expect a tourist to come all the way from wherever they will come from to be quarantined here for 14 days. If that will be the case, then they will not come. However, if there is a suspected case on the flight, passengers on the first and the second row from where the case was will all be tested for coronavirus,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The train will be allowed to carry 50 per cent of the total capacity," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “KQ goes beyond the balance sheet and profit and losses. If you only look at these, you will never have an airline,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

James Macharia added ( about Kenya Railways ) : “At a cost of Sh 450,000, we are able to produce these facilities to produce these facilities, we require to put these machines in every stations, I, therefore direct Kenya Railways to install those with immediate effect,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about David Howell Evans ) : “The pilot has matched our expectations in terms of cost-benefit analysis and we now have the confidence to go to the next level. From the pilot, we shall be scaling up to more junctions across the city,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 22, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The Mau Mau road project at Sh40 billion will be launched by the president after the necessary preparations are made,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “A Contractor will be on site this week to upgrade the stretch to the new bridge, to tarmac and to complete the bridge in one week,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are mobilising budgetary resources for construction of permanent bathrooms and toilets at designated locations along the Northern Corridor,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is not about testing protocols. It is a few elements who incited other drivers by blocking the main entry to the border creating a 50km jam,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Whether it is from Namanga to Nairobi or Mombasa to Kampala, the trucking business has greatly contributed to the spread of the virus,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We will not be going through Kisumu Port. Instead, we will be using the new port for the transport of liquid petroleum which will be ferried to Port Bell in Kampala and port of Jinja in Uganda, using the recently acquired MV Uhuru, which has the ability to carry 1.2 million litres of petroleum per trip,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We want to fast-track the process of connecting the two railway lines - MGR and SGR - at Naivasha so that our partners in the great lakes region can access cargo with ease,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “There will be no trucks lining up for cargo. They will be cleared immediately as they come in. We will have clearing services operating efficiently,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "The transport corridors have been the main transmission corridors for Covid-19 and this ICD will reduce the risk on the road by about 600km, which translates to 50 per cent of the risk," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Government will fund it and the estimated cost is about Sh3.5 billion, but after proper documentation this could be plus or minus,” “I would say that about a month from today, it will start and will take a year to complete. We want to do it as an extension of the SGR and it has to be seamless” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salvar Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by video conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," “The decision was reached by four Head of States early this month and I have communicated to Uganda Minister Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed of their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "This certification could be soon be required in other sectors, where employees are required to be tested before they can open," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Katumba Wamala ) : “The decision was reached by four Heads of State early this month and I have communicated to Mr Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them on reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by Video Conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," External link

EastAfrican Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Katumba Wamala ) : “The decision was reached by four Heads of State early this month and I have communicated to Mr Wamala regarding his request to make it ''optional" and we hope he is satisfied with the explanation since before they had no objection. To other stakeholders who feel robbed their business, we are engaging them in various platforms to explain to them on reasons behind that decision and the advantages of using the service,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan during last Consultative Meeting of the East African Community held by Video Conference considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic movement without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them," External link

theCitizen Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Naivasha will be a transshipment centre. Instead of driving all the way to Mombasa, another 600 kilometers, they will be picking cargo from Naivasha,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “This is our position and we are going to implement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “SGR takes 10 hours from Mombasa to Naivasha saving clients 18 hours,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "All transit cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan will be transported either on standard gauge railway (SGR) for clearance at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha or Metre Gauge Railway to Tororo-Kampala. All transit cargo railed to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha will be collected by trucks to the Partner States via Busia or Malaba," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have communicated to all partner states. We shall be expecting from June 2 that all cargo is collected from Naivasha and that’s Kenya’s position,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Tea and coffee from Murang’a factories will be transported through Njabini to the Naivasha dry port,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is not about testing protocols. It is a few elements who incited other drivers by blocking the main entry to the border creating a 50km jam,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than $500 million (Sh53 billion) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates," External link

allafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Fuel products will be transported by pipeline to Kisumu and thereafter by water through Lake Victoria to Port Bell or Jinja,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 24, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than 500m dollars (53bn shillings) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Uganda) and President Salva Mayardit Kiir of South Sudan have considered appropriate cross-border transportation modalities to reduce human traffic without impacting negatively on transportation of cargo across the borders and the use of SGR is one of them,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “All transit cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan will be transported either on Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for clearance at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha or Metre Gauge Railway to Tororo-Kampala. All transit cargo railed to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Naivasha will be collected by trucks to the Partner States via Busia or Malaba,” External link

independent-UG Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Kenya and Tanzania are trade partners, recording a turnover of more than $500 million (Sh53 billion) annually. We have reached an agreement that Tanzanian and Kenyan drivers will be subjected to the WHO standard Covid-19 testing in their territories and issued with clearance certificates,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “This certification could soon be required in other sectors such as hotel and restaurant industries, where employees are required to be tested before they can open. The certificate gives confidence to employers and it might be useful to have such in other sectors,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 8, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “All truck drivers leaving our country to the neighboring country have to be tested at least 48 hours before they leave Nairobi or Mombasa because by the time they reach the border they must show a certificate that they are Covid-19 free,” External link

ChimpsReport Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya Airways has only two cargo freighters, one of which is currently undergoing heavy maintenance. These freighters, however, fly short distances and cannot, therefore, fly to Europe,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The current capacity requirement for lifting cargo is between 3,500 and 4,500 metric tonnes, while the available capacity is 1,500 metric tonnes,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “All truck drivers leaving our country to the neighbouring country have to be tested at least 48 hours before they leave Nairobi or Mombasa because by the time they reach the border they must show a certificate that they are Covid-19 free,” “And that will be mandatory and also applies to drivers coming from other regions like Uganda and Rwanda” External link

redpepper Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The numbers are being worked on, not just my ministry but across the entire government,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia stated ( about Director General ) : “This patient has sought to be brought back and Foreign Affairs has to liaise with the Director-General, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, for landing rights,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 10, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “For Sudan nationals, they will have to engage the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health. They are the ones who can engage and see if there is a possible way,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 10, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “He will act for four weeks as we head-hunt for a substantive MD,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 7, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We do not want flights just landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Whoever is coming should give us a 72-hour notice at the very least," External link

standardmedia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "From tomorrow (April 6, 2020), any matatu not observing the directives will have their Sacco licenses suspended and the operators charged in a court of law as per the Public Health Act," External link

standardmedia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

James Macharia added : "We did say earlier that the transport sector is key in terms of transmission. 90% of our fellow Kenyans use public transport and this area is critically important if we are going to address the issue of further transmission of the virus," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : "This suspension will however not apply to those flights that are coming in to evacuate foreign nationals from the country. It also exempts the cargo flights that are coming into the country to deliver goods. They must not have passengers on board," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia added : "Those evacuating their citizens will have to give us a 72-hour notice," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have observed that the set directives are not being strictly followed, for example, most matatus (minibusses) are still overloading, hence not observing social distancing. They are also not observing standards of hygiene as per the set guidelines," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Matatu (PSV) owners make sure you have those hand sanitizers without fail. Like the doctor said, make sure you disinfect your vehicles after each and every trip. We have also directed that railways be fumigated after dropping off the passengers,” “This is a matter we cannot take any chances especially because it is a matter of life and death” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 16, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We told them if they do not put in preventive measures, then there will be no business for them,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "We told them not to wait for the government to take action," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 13, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We carried out a needs assessment and met with county executives in charge of health from the 47 county governments and later met the governors to take them through the project,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “We have requested the National Treasury to make available the outstanding Sh1.21 billion to be released to the NLC for the payment of balance funds for land acquisition,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “He was not a whistle blower but a person who breached national security,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are reviewing the return of the students on a daily basis and giving it serious consideration, even at the Cabinet level. The best decision will be taken at the right time,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because, as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “He was not whistle blower but a person who breached national security,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “Kenya does not have direct flights to and from Iran. We are also monitoring Kenya Airways flights to Rome and Milan because as you know, Italy has been hit hard by the virus in Verona,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "I want to clarify two things here. He was not a whistleblower, that is a wrong definition of that gentleman. He committed an illegality," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Most of illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as 'workers', as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We attracted investors who have committed to build road infrastructure including the expressway because we promised a tolling regime and a tolling fund in place," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Most illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as ‘workers’, as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 28, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

James Macharia explained : “For this Chinese flight, it was important that everybody was screened inside the aircraft. That is why it took one hour for them to disembark. And then from there, they are self-quarantined for 14 days and then there is what we call case-stressing - you know the details of who they are and so forth - monitored by the Ministry of Health,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 28, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Currently there are about 25,000 mortgages in the country, which by any standards is quite low. This culture needs to change. The ministry is encouraging investors to come in and take risk by putting up houses for sale,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Most of illegal immigrants are ferried into the country as ‘workers’, as such, there is a possibility that this is a case of human trafficking and should be investigated further,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We hope to have berths 2 and 3 ready by the end of the year. The ministry has the Cabinet’s approval to take charge of Berth 3 and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to enable us to ship out our oil,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "A digital hailing service operator must ensure that any vehicle whose digital hailing licence is suspended or revoked by the authority, cannot access the digital hailing platform during the period of suspension or revocation upon communication from the authority," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The project has been adopted by the AU and this will give it an upper hand in crowdfunding apart from the usual independent countries’ budget allocations. Since its launch, each country has been funding its projects single-handedly, but now we shall fund as a region,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The government is currently in the process of awarding tenders for the construction of these roads,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “We have one of the largest shipping companies — Maersk and we agreed with them that in the month of February, they will dock one of the largest ships at Lamu,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 17, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Lamu Port is a regional project that was launched by head of states in March 2012. We want to go back there with Head of States from Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan. South Africa also wants to come and witness the launch of the project,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Lamu Port is a regional project that was launched by the three head of states of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan in March 2012. As a country, we cannot go back and commission it on our own. We want the same head of states to be present during commissioning,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The launch of SGR freight service presents a safe and reliable mode of transporting bulk cargo. It will enhance regional integration and competitiveness of our economy," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Some of the fighters paid the ultimate price. They went into the mountains to fight and never came back. That is why the President said he would do the road and many people thought it was just a promise,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The 15 road construction companies will never work in this country as long as we are in office. They have delivered shoddy jobs while others have ran away after receiving the 10 percent down payment,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The 15 road construction companies will never work in this country as long as we are in office. They have delivered shoddy jobs while others have ran away after receiving the 10 percent down payment,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 21, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “These kinds of projects cannot succeed without strategic partners, and we are happy to have more partners come on board,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We saved the situation in the long run. Something like dredging works, which was initially planned to be done at Sh2 billion was done at Sh200 million so there was no so much wastage as may have happened if we did not intervene,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “the helicopter collided with the water surface due to loss of situation awareness by the pilot, who was under the influence of alcohol as depicted from the toxicology results” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "We have just completed a technical assessment of the line and we need about Sh3.8 billion to make it workable though not at a high speed," External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The reality is that the Nakuru-Kisumu is not in good shape, it has 17 bridges which have been vandalised so it may require doing a new line altogether," External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The President will visit the region to launch the dualling of the Kenol-Sagana-Marua road. The development we have must be sustained through good leadership,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We all recognise that Uhuru Park is an important public park and it is one of the remaining parcels of green areas within Nairobi that needs to be preserved for posterity,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Through the project, we are also developing the requisite infrastructure to support the upcoming Likoni Special Economic Zones and the Dongo Kundu Free Port. This will ensure economic prosperity for Kenya and the region,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The operator provides the Managing Director at KAA with a list of parking charges including vehicle type and duration … the operator implements a parking policy that ensures parking services are offered to the users at reasonable and competitive prices approved by the KAA,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The operator provides the Managing Director at KAA with a list of parking charges including vehicle type and duration … the operator implements a parking policy that ensures parking services are offered to the users at reasonable and competitive prices approved by the KAA,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, November 8, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "The ultimate goal is to be in a situation where we will not have ferries across the channel," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Since these projects will take nearly five years to complete, we have resolved to continue maintaining the ferries to make them more efficient,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The signing of this agreement shows continued confidence of international investors and its economic stability,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 4, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are discussing details of the project, it might delay by a year or two, but we will put up the road for better connectivity,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We all recognise that Uhuru Park is an important public park and it is one of the remaining parcels of green areas within Nairobi that needs to be preserved for posterity,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "I wish to inform the public that the design of the Expressway has now been optimised to ensure no land will be hived from Uhuru Park," External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Today, being Tuesday, we had to cancel a cabinet meeting. All CSs are in the countryside. We cancelled the cabinet meeting to demonstrate the importance of this event," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

jamiiforums Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

jamiiforums Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have worked hard to make sure that the Northern corridors infrastructure is up to date. This has been very deliberate so that we position the country’s bespoke port services, with requisite supporting infrastructure. We expect the port to comfortably serve South Sudan, Congo-Brazzaville, DR Congo and other East African countries,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We have introduced reforms in the Northern Corridor including the introduction of motion weighbridges and reduction of the number of border points thus increasing number of turnaround of trucks. With the connection of interlink roads between Lamu and this corridor, we now expect to position ourselves between the competitors,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are hoping to have both Berth two and three ready by the end of next year. The cabinet recently approved for the petroleum ministry to take charge of Berth 3, and link it with the Lamu-Turkana pipeline to help us ship out our crude oil,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “As a government, we will demand change from the new board. We will make sure we get a board whose first task will be to recruit professional managers to run the agency,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are determined to develop and improve our infrastructure as a way of building a strong and formidable economy,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

jamiiforums Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said ( about Public Private Partnership ) : “We are upgrading the MGR from Naivasha to Malaba on a Public Private Partnership basis. We are about to complete the approval process,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “On average, 35 per cent of goods from the port are being transported by SGR and 65 per cent by trucks,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 11, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “The President will this month launch the construction of the Mwache Bridge, which will allow those heading for the South Coast a shorter route as opposed to using the ferry. We are also at an advanced stage with the Likoni cable car project as Kenha has already identified land,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The directive was made by KRA Commissioner General and KPA managing director without full consultation within two days and we redirected it to be revised and it remains suspended,” External link

tuko Friday, October 4, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Today I re-affirmed to the governor and leaders from Mombasa that is the position for now, nothing will change,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 4, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “The directive was made KRA Commissioner General and KPA Managing Director without full consultation within two days and we redirected it to be revised and it remains suspended,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are looking at a digital system that will provide our current and potential customers tailor-made advice with instant quotes to enable a faster decision making process. This system will help those self-directed consumers make their own insurance purchases,” “The traditional brick-and-mortar is not working for the younger consumers and insurers must explore new distribution channels to reach tech-savvy masses. Customers need information to enable them make informed decisions through their communication medium of choice” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

James Macharia says : “Very few houses are unoccupied. Many people are expressing interest in buying property in the estate, driving the prices higher. This has slowed down the rate at which land was being sold as some hold on anticipating for better prices,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

James Macharia told : “The design infrastructure is going on under Kenha which has estimated the cost to be Sh5.8 billion,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

James Macharia told : “The design infrastructure is going on under Kenha which has estimated the cost to be Sh5.8 billion,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : "Therefore, contrary to the concerns raised by some stakeholders, the SGR will not kill road transport but merely supplement it so as to facilitate the seamless movement of goods and people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:33:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Japan continues to be an important partner in implementing critical infrastructure projects in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : "Works on the second and third berth are expected to be completed in October and we shall be going there [in Lamu] to officially commission the project later in the year," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is true that they met last week and I am awaiting their report. At the same time, we have given the management full support as they renegotiate the CBA with the pilots. "Our position is clear, that we will not allow any sabotage of such a national asset from any quarters as we try to seek the best for the airline,” External link

theCitizen Monday, August 26, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “It is true that they met last week and I am awaiting their report. At the same time, we have given the management full support as they renegotiate the CBA with the pilots. "Our position is clear, that we will not allow any sabotage of such a national asset from any quarters as we try to seek the best for the airline,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 26, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We are going to float the available opportunities to leaders of the neighbouring nations during the launch,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “Once the directive resumes, we expect to haul more than 1,200 containers every day apart from the passenger services and by doing so, we shall break even and have funds to start paying the loan,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “Further to a meeting held with the acting Head of Valuation, and the NLC on July 9 2019, the Authority (KAA) is required to submit the following documents prior to commencement of the valuation exercise,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

James Macharia said : “We expect to start competing in the trans-shipment market as the first super post-Panamax vessel is set to dock at Lamu Port before the end of this year,” “We expect more ships in transit to the Dar Salaam port. The Lamu port will boost Africa intra-trade as it can host largest ships which cannot dock in the port of Mombasa” External link

EastAfrican Monday, August 12, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

James Macharia said : “We expect to start competing in the trans-shipment market as the first super post-Panamax vessel is set to dock at Lamu Port before the end of this year,” “We expect more ships in transit to the Dar Salaam port. The Lamu port will boost Africa intra-trade as it can host largest ships which cannot dock in the port of Mombasa” External link

jamiiforums Monday, August 12, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT

James Macharia dit : "Une mobilité efficace et respectueuse de l'environnement est essentielle pour accroître la résilience des villes africaines confrontées à une croissance rapide et aux émissions de gaz carbonique" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, May 31, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

James Macharia dit : "Une mobilité efficace et respectueuse de l'environnement est essentielle pour accroître la résilience des villes africaines confrontées à une croissance rapide et aux émissions de gaz carbonique" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

James Macharia indiqué : "Des investissements importants devraient être accompagnés de réformes politiques afin de produire une mobilité urbaine respectueuse de l'environnement et à l'abri des accidents" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

James Macharia déclaré : "Cette grève est illégale (…) Il n'y a eu que des perturbations mineures. Les avions vont commencer à décoller sous peu de temps. Nous avons identifié les personnes impliquées et des mesures suivront" External link

bbc-french-africa Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
manager0.27%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
chief0.40%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
eu foreign policy chief0.27%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
secretary for transport and infrastructure0.20%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
secretary28.17%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
cabinet secretary3.12%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
transport secretary2.39%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
transport cabinet secretary20.07%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
transport and infrastructure secretary0.40%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
infrastructure secretary0.33%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
minister1.33%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
transport minister1.20%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
infrastructure cabinet secretary4.25%EN07/12/201712/07/2017
health cabinet secretary21.79%EN06/27/201727/06/2017
health secretary1.33%EN06/24/201724/06/2017
secretary for transport0.40%EN06/24/201724/06/2017
roads cabinet secretary0.13%EN02/05/201705/02/2017
health minister0.20%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
former health minister0.20%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
minister for transport and infrastructure0.27%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
kenyan minister for transport and infrastructure0.20%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
development cabinet secretary0.66%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
orban development cabinet secretary0.13%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
urban development cabinet secretary0.53%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
secretary for health0.27%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
secretary of health0.13%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
kenyan secretary of health0.07%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
secretary for transport infrastructure and housing0.40%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
ministro0.07%PT08/14/201614/08/2016
nairobi transport cabinet secretary0.13%EN08/11/201611/08/2016
Names Lang Count
James MachariaEN86.50%
James MachariaFR6.85%
James MachariaEU6.35%
James MachariaPT0.24%
James MachariaSA0.03%
James MachariaSW0.03%


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