Its unfortunate that whilst this is a very cool Nairobi culture i.e jumping on to a moving matatu; many have injured themselves and even died while trying to do it.
I remember the first time I did it as a 10 year old and it felt awesome, I however do remember times I have hurt myself doing it. So below are a few tips on how to ‘dandia a ma3’
Steps to dandia a mat:
Steps to dropping off a ma3:
Just checked the Oxford Dictionary, on matatu vocabulary. There is a new word recently introduced. “MANSPREADING” which is used to describe those people — usually men — who sit and take up two spaces in a matatu.
Hey Ladiesss! Now you know the name for those people who squeeze you while seating kwa mat.
New Route in TOWN!
Killeton SACCO is happy to announce their new routes effective 1st September, 2015.
The new route will see these matatus ply between the following:
1. Yaya Centre to Ngara via by-pass.
2. Kileleshwa to Ngara.
3. Lavingtone to Ngara.
They have set a standard fare of 40/= on their new throughout the day.
As Matatu Mobi we shall keep in touch to inform you of the latest developments