iPhone on the Kigali buses

Rwanda’s city buses are quite as tricked out or chaotic as the matatus of regional neighbours. However, there are plenty of bus owners in town who take the time to pimp their rides. As far as I understand it so long as the yellow line around the vehicle is visible, the owners can pretty much do whatever they want to the paintwork. And they do. Justin Bieber, Shakira, Barcelona FC, Didier Drogba and various pop stars all get a look in. I’ve snapped some 32 of them over the past few months using an old iPhone and the Camerabag app. For matatu fans around the world, see the slideshow below for your fix of the lesser seen Kigali version of the artform. Most of these buses are Nyamirambo bound from downtown Kigali.

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