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Nairobi's Matatu Culture

Author: Infobase,; CNN (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CNN, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] 2019. ©2016
Series: Inside Africa.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
For many Kenyans, shared matatu vans are a lifeline for getting around Nairobi. Often hard to miss, with their trendy artistic designs, bright colorful lights, and blaring local music, the vans represent a powerful form of expression for urban youth.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; CNN (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1105241964
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by CNN, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (22 min., 30 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Nairobi Matatus (9:27); Matatu Preservation (6:18); Matatu Artwork (5:26); Credits: Nairobi's Matatu Culture (0:18);
Series Title: Inside Africa.
Responsibility: CNN.

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For many Kenyans, shared matatu vans are a lifeline for getting around Nairobi. Often hard to miss, with their trendy artistic designs, bright colorful lights, and blaring local music, the vans represent a powerful form of expression for urban youth.

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