In Mozambique, many women work in sectors completely dominated by men, often as taxi drivers or for public transport companies. Although they are often praised, they are also subjected to discrimination and assault.
An industry body has called the demonstrations "the largest taxi protest" in Germany's modern history. Taxi drivers are rallying against plans to open Germany to ride-hailing services like Uber.
On this week's Eco Africa, we learn about a new nontoxic shoe polish in Kenya, see how solar-powered taxis can help reduce pollution in cities and find out about how prisoners are helping their environment in Cameroon.
Restrictive transportation rules have hindered the ability for ride-hailing companies to offer their services in Germany for years. The coalition government now wants to change that.
On this week's Eco Africa we focus on mobility from Bonn, Germany. We look at everything from an e-car designed especially for Africa to hybrids and solar taxis — any creative alternative to diesel and gasoline vehicles.
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