15 Mar 2015 Picture yourself standing at a bus station in Nairobi, Kenya. The unwritten rule is Kenya's president recently lifted a 10-year ban on matatu art. Public transport minibuses are known as Matatus which dominate the public transport system of Kenya's capital Nairobi. The youths call it “Club on wheels” 23 Jan 2019 Kenya's ad-hoc matatu bus system has been described as cool and in cities like Nairobi and Mombasa use the unruly and loud matatus to 16 Sep 2017 New termini for matatus as they are banned accessing the CBD Park Rd terminus – Routes that go past Kenol on Nyeri-Meru-Nairobi
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended the ban on matatus accessing the Central Business District (CBD) for a month. Governor Sonko, however, gave some conditions that the matatu industry should comply within the stated period. First, he warned against blocking of business premises and playing loud music in public service vehicles (PSVs.
April 2018: Governor Sonko announces plan to ban matatus from the CBD. — Matatu operators threaten to ground operations if the county government bans them from accessing the CBD, citing lack of enough space to accommodate the high number of public service vehicles plying the various city routes. The 'Crucial' Meeting That Ended Matatu Ban In Nairobi CBD - Kenya: State House Call That Ended Matatu Ban From Nairobi Nation, 5 December 2018. An early morning meeting between President Kenyatta with Governor Mike Sonko and members of the Nairobi Court Declines To Suspend Matatu CBD Ban, Hearing On December 6
Matatu ban on hold for Nairobi's CBD | Africa Times
Hundreds of commuters in Nairobi were on Monday morning forced to walk to the Central Business District (CBD) as the county government enforced a ban on matatus accessing the city centre. Nairobi Senator Sakaja moves to court to stop matatu CBD ban Nairobi Senator Jonhson Sakaja has moved to court to seek orders suspending the ban of matatus from the Nairobi Central Business District (CBD). Matatu operators banned from entering Nairobi’s CBD – Nairobi Beginning Monday next week, matatu operators will be prohibited from entering Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD), following a directive from Governor Mike Sonko has banned Nairobi CBD matatu ban is back - Business Daily
26 Mar 2017 With bright colors and blaring music, minibuses known as matatus fill the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. How long they'll last is another question.
It's over well, for now as Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko suspends the ban on matatus from entering the CBD with immediate effect. He said this will give room for more consultation with the affected parties in order to find a permanent solution. Passengers in Agony as Matatu CBD Ban Takes Effect - How Kenya