Booming urbanisation and planning problems have brought about some innovative ways to get around.
Kampala-based founder teamed up with a Scottish development economist, and the Rwanda-based mobile tech company HeHe Labs to create SafeBoda.
Over-financialisation means little pressure to create formal sector jobs; over-formalisation means there’s little ability to create informal jobs.
South Africa's problem could be that it's economy is too "modern". It is over-financialised, but also over-formalised compared to rest of Africa.
Africa becoming one big – and unwieldy – country. It is not the one Kwame Nkrumah dreamt of, but that which the people have made for themselves.
Why the 'annoying' motorbike taxi is king in Africa's cities, and smart firms like Jumia and Konga love them
How boda bodas and okadas are fuelling the growth in e-commerce, and are even reaping from Ebola fears. One estimate says there are 300,000 in Kampala