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The focus on urban transport and clean mobility is pertinent to Africa as its urban share is expected to more than double by 2030 (African Development Bank, 2017). Africa which is urbanizing faster than any other region in the world is undergoing a mobility revolution. This revolution is spurred by significant economic and technological growth as well as increasing rates of motorization, which at over 10% in most countries are the highest in the world.

Kanini Mutooni is an expert in the entrepreneurship and investment space. She is the director for investment at the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, the Chair and a member of the board of directors of the Global Innovation Fund. She is a former career investment banker, having held leadership positions with Merrill Lynch Bank of America, Kleinwort Benson and KPMG. S

Kennedy assures us that it was ok to be angry; what matters is how you channel this for a positive outcome. Every revolution, he says, stems from anger. He reminds us that it was anger that led the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela & Martin Luther King to start revolutions. He however clarifies that anger without action is useless and destructive. If we feel so bad about something in society around us, then we must do something to make it better.

The Global Shapers Community is a global network of over 400 city-based hubs including Nairobi Hub, Kisumu Hub and the first Hub located in a refugee camp, Kakuma Hub, all located in Kenya

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