Matatu graffiti art is hot in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya’s president lifted the ban on matatu graffiti art recently. The matatu drivers in Nairobi compete which bus has the best graffiti art. Donald, aka Donnaz, and Kevin Muchiri, aka Kevs Auto, are both matatu graffiti designers. They have their own themes on the buses. More than a thousand […]
In slums Riding a bicycle is a easy as renting because most of the people living in the slums can’t afford to buy new bicycle and this has helped many slum dwellers to know how to ride bicycle. Join Irene Kibet as she takes you through this exciting journal.
To get food on the table women in Nairobi, Kenya, increasingly do what used to be a man’s job. Like Ann Kang’oroti who is working as a matatu conductress. A rough job in which little respect is show to a woman. ‘Through this job I can give my child an education. I learned to drive, […]
For a child from the slums going to school is a big challenge. Parents search for better schools, but children from the slums have to walk extra miles, cross dangerous roads or have to hustle to get on the bus. Matatu touts do not want to take the risks of taking children alone. Razia from […]
Boda boda motorcyclists complain lack of business from slum residents, who can no longer afford the rides. Also women go back to cooking on charcoal because of the high kerosene prices. The rise of fuel prices affects the backbone of Kenya’s economy, the transport industry. Your reporter is Musa Chahare.