- Matatu is the familiar term that refers to these luxurious buses and minibuses.
- Matatu owners spend thousands pimping these buses with screens, music systems and Wifi.
- Youths are the immediate target.
Matatu is the familiar term that refers to these luxurious buses and minibuses. The youth have even branded them ‘manyanga’ from the Swahili slang word ‘manganya’ which means a classic vehicle.
The owners of these vehicles go extra miles to ensure the services offered are legit. Ranging from music to comfort. Some even have WiFi. You can update your applications as you ride your way home. How cool is that?
The youths are the immediate target, and they never cease to fall into this hoodwink. The blaring music and explicit music videos shown on the screens are the things that fascinates them hence being the Majority who use the Matatus.
Matatus have changed the way Traveling is perceived. Traveling has become an entertaining trail.
Matatus have become a center of attraction too for the Celebrities from other countries who come to visit Kenya. For example when the renowned R&B singer Trey Songz visited Kenya, he couldn’t dare miss the chance of riding in one of these luxurious rides.