Meet the African who builds driverless cars in the United Kingdom

Meet the African who builds driverless cars in the United Kingdom

- Pasi William Sachiti, a young man from Zimbabwe is making driverless vehicles in the United Kingdom

- Sachiti started his entrepreneurial journey at age 19 when and has built many amazing projects since then

- The young man studied at the London School of Economics

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A hardworking entrepreneur from Zimbabwe named Pasi William Sachiti has been building driverless cars in the United Kingdom and is on the mission of making the products called 'Kar-go' available around the world.

'Kar-go' is reportedly Europe's first road-worthy autonomous delivery vehicle.

Face2FaceAfrica indicates in a news report that Sachiti's entrepreneurial journey started pretty quickly after moving to the United Kingdom at the tender age of 16.

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At 19, Sachiti launched his first startup called the '123-registration,' a domain registration business which was acquired for an undisclosed amount.

It is reported that the brilliant young entrepreneur has worked on quite a number of big-time projects, many of which he has sold out to others.

A case in point is how he built 'MyCityVenue,' an A.I.-driven experiences platform serving 1.6 million users which was acquired in 2015 by Secret Escapes.

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Sachiti also pitched a start-up, 'Clever Bins' – a solar-powered digital outdoor advertising bins. The company Sachiti pitched traded for three years and subsequently licensed its technology to six countries and local governments before closing in 2013.

Before starting his thriving 'Kar-go' startup at the Academy of Robotics, he studied at the London School of Economics and also Political Science (LSE).

The vehicle has been developed in collaboration with the UK’s vehicle licensing authority, the DVLA, to travel on the roads at up to about 96km/h. The vehicle was launched in 2019 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.

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There have been a number of powerful news articles about Africans making amazing exploits abroad.

Just recently, reported that it has come out that Nana Gyensare Osei V, a chief of the Akwamu people, who oversees the residents of five towns across the Eastern Region, is a taxi driver in America.

In a short documentary that was sighted by on the powerful life story of Osei, his double life of managing a throne and his taxi started after his brother died.

According to the chief who is known in his locality in America as Isaac Osei, his brother was the chief at Akwamu who died in 2006, causing Isaac Osei to become the new chief.

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