These innovations in Africa are reducing transport inequalities

An electric OX truck drives past cyclists carrying heavy loads in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. September 14, 2021.

In Africa, vulnerable groups living in informally developed urban areas on city peripheries can face long, pricey and often dangerous journeys to work. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Handout via OX.

Kim Harrisberg
Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Men offload large bags of produce from an OX truck in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. September 14, 2021.
OX, a new truck company in Rwanda's Western province, is helping small business owners move everything from cows to coffins. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Handout via OX.

An OX driver at the wheel en route to collect an order in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. September 14, 2021.
For many of OX's customers, previous options for moving their stock were bicycles, donkeys or porters. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Handout via OX.
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