Rwanda: Going Digital to Tackle Traffic Accidents and Crime – Senegal and Rwanda Adopt Two Very Different Approaches10 Aug, 2018
London — African Governments are slowly becoming more ambitious about how to tackle fundamental problems digitally. The noisy and often badly driven public transport and taxi drivers – particularly motorcycle drivers – are often a threat to life and limb and are hot spots for crime.
Karanvir Singh on how Yego Moto provides Rwanda’s moto taxi drivers and users a better service.
Karanvir Singh was born in Delhi and struggled through school before discovering technology and later setting up Yegomoto thousands of miles away in Kigali. ‘It was fate,’ he says of his move to Rwanda, where he has found it easy to do business. In a city of 20,000 motorbikes, his cashless payment system not only frees people from arguing over fares but also tracks speeding.
In this illuminating chat with Masuku Andile, Yegomoto CEO and MD, Karanvir Singh, outlines the advantages and challenges of a platform that is soon to become a ubiquitous part of Rwandan civic life!
Intelligent connected fare meters (ICFMs) are installed on motorcycle taxis, ending haggling, as fares based on distance travelled.
Yego moto ifatanyije na sosiyete y’itumanaho, MTN Rwanda bashyizeho uburyo bushya bwo kwishyura amafaranga y’urugendo kuri moto muburyo bwo kwirinda kugendana amafaranga
Kigali, Rwanda. February 2018.Following the approval of the merger by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on the 23rd of
Ikigo cy’igihugu cyita ku mirirmo imwe n’imwe ifitiye igihugu akamaro (RURA),cyemeje ko ikigo “YEGO MOTO”. gifite ikoranabuhanga gitangiza gahunda yo gushyira mubazi muri moto zitwara abagenzi( Tap and Pay).