MONITOR TRUCK DRIVERS. How many people should die before the Traffic Commandant and his officers turn their attention to the deadly truck drivers and their helpers who are to blame for many of the fatal accidents on the roads? poses Diana D’Souza.
After 11 people perished on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway, she moans, the truck driver and his loader fled the scene. “The owners of the trucks must be heavily punished. All the money in the world can’t compensate for a life, but when it pinches, they will begin to care.”
Her contact is firstname.lastname@example.org. (READ: 11 die in road accident on Easter eve)
PROTECT WITNESSES. The news of a family of three, a woman and her two daughters, killed in a beastly attack in Bungoma County by a well-known suspect who had allegedly been set free by a court is really saddening, says Joab Ogallo. The man, said to be a notorious criminal, had reportedly vowed in public that he would harm the woman.
“Where is witness protection? Does this only exist in the records of the Judiciary?”
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STILL WAITING, KRA. After making more than 10 trips to the Kenya Revenue Authority offices in pursuit of logbooks for his two vehicles, Dennis Oketch is terribly disappointed, not only because of the long wait, but also for the lack of an explanation or apology from the officials.
On November 28, last year, he applied for transfer of ownership in his logbook for his car, KAH 820T (KRA Advice No. 2013/RTD/NBI/641831) and on December 18, for KAR 544Y (2013/RTD/NBI/648838). He is still waiting.
His contact is firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONSIDER YOUNG CUSTOMERS. A fortnight ago, Ruth Njagi, who was at Safari Park Hotel & Casino in Nairobi with her family, says she was disappointed to note what a “child-unfriendly” place it is, as there is no provision in the rest-room for one to change a baby’s diapers.
“Needed is just a simple padded resting place where a baby can lie. Surely, the management of this five-star hotel should do something about it to retain clients with babies.”
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PC WORLD, WHAT HAPPENED? Nairobi’s PC World has one very angry customer, Nigel Henson. Nigel says he took his computer to them for repair over two months ago, paying Sh15,000, but he was neither issued with an invoice nor a receipt and they didn’t explain what the money was for, as they later returned it to him unrepaired.
“So what was my Sh15,000 for?” he asks, adding that his three emails have not been replied to.
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GOOD JOB NEMA. The Public Complaints Committee of the National Environment Tribunal, deserves congratulations for acting on her request to clear the kiosks on the road reserve at South End Estate, Nairobi, which had become a haven for thieves, says Dr N. Olembo. They have also planted shrubs and cleared the blocked drains from the roundabout to the previous Bellevue Cinema grounds.
“It’s a good example that others pay lip service to. However, proper disposal of plastic bags is needed though a ban may be the ultimate solution.”
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