Transport

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Rwanda is introducing electric motos

Rwanda has started phasing out petrol motorcycles and introducing electric ones. Known as e-motos in the East African country, the new e-motos fit in with the government's plans to keep Rwanda clean and protect the environment.

New Toyota and Lexus vehicles in South Africa get Wi-Fi

From September 2019, all new Toyota vehicles will come fitted with a device that opens up a whole new world of features. When you opt in you’ll have access to Wi-Fi capability and a host of convenient Connect services.

South Africa's President test drives the semi-autonomous Nissan Leaf

As part of his visit and joining other African leaders in Japan, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Nissan's global headquarters where he test drove the Nissan Leaf electric car.

Future of self-driving cars in Africa

Once self-driving cars (also known as autonomous or driverless cars) hit our roads, we will be having the first true automobiles ever. However, what will be their impact in Africa?

Kenya's failed cashless public transport initiative

A few years ago, the government of Kenya legislated for a cashless public transport system for which they recruited some Big Tech companies to assist with. Needless to say, the initiative failed dismally.

Nigeria's MAX.ng raised $7 million

Nigeria's MAX.ng has raised $7 million in funding to expand its fleet and deploy mobile payments in partnership with Mastercard. The investment round was led by Novastar Ventures and saw notable participation from Japan's Yamaha.

Driverless cars will disrupt airlines

Skipping the hassle of flying – and the different headache of driving – gives self-driving cars a leg up when people are choosing how to travel.