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Nairobi’s Famed Matatu Graffiti Is Back

For the past 10 years, the Kenyan government had forbidden any external painting on Nairobi’s shared taxis -- matatus -- other than a standard yellow stripe. But the Kenyan president has recently given the green light to lifting the ban on matatu art and the battle has begun among drivers to have the best moving graffiti. Peter Kanyallu, also known as Nyash, grew up in Nairobi’s slums as a graffiti artist -- tagging walls with spray paint.   Nyash is now 29, but says he never...

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