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  • took tooks air not a rare sight across many African countries.

  • But one new fleet of the three wheeled vehicles, silently making its way onto the streets of the Ugandan capital Kampala, is different.

  • Kenya based firm Soccer Watch is deploying.

  • Electric took tooks to deliver goods to small retailers in what is claimed as a first for the continent.

  • It's a move that could provide a welcome option in cities across the region grappling with growing air pollution from gridlock'd highways.

  • But for soccer watch, it's also about slashing maintenance costs.

  • Mary Marjorie Nan Kinga is a mechanical engineer who manages the fleet.

  • Now we're connecting the battery.

  • Yeah, it has to fix that in this gifts.

  • We're supposed to see a a display when we turn on mhm on.

  • He is our discipline.

  • The battery life is that 100%.

  • Chief executive Daniel You describes electric vehicles as the future of mobility across Africa.

  • Admittedly, soccer watch currently has just eight electric took took in Uganda, compared to 178 that a gasoline powered.

  • But the company is looking to deploy an additional eight in Rwanda before rolling out the vehicles to Kenya and Tanzania.

took tooks air not a rare sight across many African countries.

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