The Rwandan government is working on a national mobility policy that will replace petrol-powered motorbikes with e-motos. Although government support for electric vehicles is already known, this is the first time it will officially extend it to cover motorbikes.
Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, first made the disclosure during a youth gathering a few weeks ago at a “Meet the President” event on August 14, where he revealed that the plan is to “find a way to replace the ones you have now.”
“We urge taxi-moto operators to help us when the phase-out process comes,” he told the crowd.
Barely two weeks after, this plan is progressing quickly. The country’s Ministry of Infrastructure has stepped up efforts on the policy and could introduce it soon. Continue reading…