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  • Tanzania-based clean energy company, TRí, is introducing electric tricycles to the country’s transportation sector to reduce carbon emissions.
  • On average, the oil-powered motorcycle is estimated to be 10 times more polluting per mile than a passenger car, light truck, or SUV.
  • The move to roll out electric motorcycles aligns with Tanzania’s Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) Program, which aims to promote zero emissions by 2030.

The transport industry accounts for a significant amount of carbon emissions in Tanzania and around the world. Through players in the private sector, Tanzania is turning the tide with green transport startup, TRí, launching electrical tricycles in the market.

These tricycles promise cost savings for thousands of riders, especially small-scale traders who dominate the country’s transport industry.

With the rising cost of fuel, electric tricycles are becoming the go-to option for traders who are keen on protecting their margins, with TRí’s market survey showing that their …

British Supermodel Naomi Campbell with Kenya’s Tourism CS Najib Balala. Kenya’s hospitality industry faces an uncertain future as recovery from the pandemic effects drags on.

Kenya is the third-largest travel and tourism economy in Africa after South Africa and Nigeria. 

According to statistics from the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, the tourism sector is a major employer since it is inter-industry linked with other sectors such as energy, agriculture and manufacturing. 

Data from the Tourism Research Institute (TRI) show that in 2019, over two million international visitors visited Kenya. This was an increase of 1.2 per cent over the 2018 arrivals.…