Electric motorcycle taxis in Kigali: these rare women who are changing the game in urban transport

  • Jean Claude Mwambutsa
  • BBC News – Kigali, Rwanda

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A line of motorcycle taxis ridden by women in Kigaliq

A project to empower women and reduce air pollution in Rwanda’s capital Kigali is about to begin with 120 women behind electric motorbike taxis.

He has completed a three-month training course on driving and repairing these new generation motorcycles and says he is ready to “change the mindset” on the roads while saving the city’s environment.

To read exclusively on BBC Africa:

Men dominate this popular activity in Rwandan cities, but female trainer Ornella Uwobasa says it is possible.

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