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  • Kenyan University Starts Bike Sharing Scheme To Beat Traffic Jam In Capital

    bike sharing By Kevin Mwanza, 8:48 am

    A Kenyan university will start a bike-sharing initiative to reduce congestion and economic losses due to traffic blockages in Nairobi, the capital city of East Africa’s biggest economy. The University of Nairobi through its innovative hub, Computing for Development Laboratory (CD4Lab) partnered with the United Nations Habitat in what will be Africa’s first bicycle-sharing scheme. The pilot project is already underway in the university’s campus in the capital city,

  • Former Bike Snatcher Learns To Share, Builds Successful Social Enterprise In South Africa

    By Kevin Mwanza, 6:08 am

    As a teen, Jeffrey Mulaudzi’s obsession with bicycles got him arrested for stealing one. But now the 22-year-old from Alexandria township in Johannesburg, South Africa,is a proud owner of a bike sharing company that employs six other people and provide bike tours for tourists who want to visit Alexandria. Mulaudzi seized the opportunity to build a bicycle sharing business during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, hosted in South Africa.

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