David Koech on 18th Mar

This week a video of a woman assaulting a matatu conductor went viral. It is a situation most of us have found ourselves...

Richard Kamau on 16th Mar

There are women not to be messed around with, especially when it comes to matters money. A video has gone viral showing such...

Ken on 28th Jan

London has red buses, Nairobi has art jewels. The colourful buses dotting the city are a sight to behold, especially for first time visitors. They are not the cleanest or most organized mode of transport, but they give everyone a story to tell. NTSA has been cracking down on them, for the graffiti and loud music, but there are calls to let the artwork...

Mwendo on 17th Dec

Local matatu SACCO’s have of late been investing so much in public services vehicles in a bid to offer more comfort...

Mwendo on 25th Nov

  We are used to seeing policemen stop public service vehicles and ask for a bribe. But, trust me, not all men in the...

Mwendo on 28th Sep

‘Matatus’ in Kenya are ever in a competition trying to outsmart their competitors in the business of commuting...

Mwendo on 04th May

For those of us who commute, there are those times when bus-conductors refuse or just forget to stop the driver and have...

Richard Kamau on 20th Mar

There is no doubting the creativity that goes behind some of the slogans and quotes we see on matatus. Moving on from the...

Richard Kamau on 09th Mar

Kenyans are gaining a reputation for transporting livestock in unorthodox ways. Having seen cows being transported in a probox...

David Koech on 28th Jan

The competition for travellers is tight. For your matatu to attract customers easily, you have to provide a unique travelling...