On board one of the first matatus to take up the new system
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Taking a ride on Kenya's cashless bus

The BBC's Anne Soy takes a ride on one of Kenya's new cashless matatus.

Matatus, combi taxis, tro-tros - if you have had to travel round an African city on the cheap, you have probably used one of these minibus taxis.

Their reputation has not been the best, but from Tuesday, that may change in Kenya, as its matatus go cashless.

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) hopes it will help to tackle corruption and increase government tax revenue.

Anne Soy reports.

  • 01 Jul
  • From the section Africa