Meet the motorcycle company aiming to be an 'uber' for Africa

This Rwanda-based business is transforming travel in Kigali.

Published 17 Feb 2018, 07:57 GMT, Updated 5 Nov 2020, 06:04 GMT
Peter Kariuki, a founder of SafeMotos, interacting with his drivers in downtown Kigali.
Peter Kariuki, a founder of SafeMotos, interacting with his drivers in downtown Kigali.
Photograph by Ciril Jazbec, National Geographic

An uber-like company aims to help passengers find safe motorcycle drivers. Peter Kariuki, who taught himself to code as a child, hopes his 'SafeMotos' will transform transportation in Africa, starting in Rwanda.

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