Cycling in Africa is booming. These activists want to make it safer

Cycling can help people respect social distancing. Image: REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Loucoumane Coulibaly

Journalist, Reuters

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The Ivorian environmental activist Andy Costa also known as the cycling ambassador in Africa, stands with his green helmet inside the botanical garden of Cocody University in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 28, 2020. Picture taken July 28, 2020.
Andy Costa (pictured) is also known as the cycling ambassador in Africa. Image: REUTERS/Luc Gnago
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The Ivorian environmental activist Andy Costa also known as the cycling ambassador in Africa, pedals his bike among cars in a street of the central business district of Plateau in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 24, 2020. Picture taken July 24, 2020.
Andy Costa campaigned for cycle lanes in the Ivory Coast. Image: REUTERS/Luc Gnago
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