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Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle tech startup Opibus launches first electric bus designed and developed in Africa
21-01-2022 | 12:06:00
Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle technology startup Opibus has introduced the first all-electric bus in Kenya as well as the first African designed electric bus ever.
African mobility fintech Moove enters Kenyan market, broadens vehicle financing to bikes and trucks
15-12-2021 | 11:32:10
Moove, an African mobility fintech, has launched operations in Nairobi, its first city in East Africa and sixth on the continent.
Libya, Niger move forward on strengthening migration management and labour mobility
01-12-2021 | 07:30:00
In a step towards regularizing labour migration, Libya and Niger signed a memorandum of understanding that seeks to protect migrant workers through effective work visa issuance before employment and to better respond to Libya's labour market needs.
Toronto-based mobility startup Treepz expands to East Africa, acquires Uganda's Ugabus
23-11-2021 | 15:36:00
In a bid to digitize the public transportation system and provide safer, reliable and comfortable commute options across Africa, Toronto-based shared mobility company Treepz, announced its acquisition of a similar Ugandan bus company Ugabus.
Moove partners with Lori Systems to propel financing for African trucking and logistics
04-11-2021 | 07:26:52
Moove, an African mobility fintech, has signed an exclusive partnership with Lori Systems, an e-logistics company in Africa.
[Startup Interview] Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji, Founder, Brightcloud Automobile, Nigeria
20-10-2021 | 11:17:00
Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji is a Nigerian innovator, entrepreneur and logistics manager. A green mobility advocate, Adedokun is the founder of Brightcloud Automotive.
ITIDA joins forces with Plug and Play to launch an open innovation hub in Cairo, Egypt
01-10-2021 | 13:01:00
Global innovation platform Plug and Play is partnering with the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), to launch an Open Innovation Hub in Cairo.
ALYI expands electric vehicles sales into Ethiopia
28-09-2021 | 13:42:28
Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI), announced finalizing terms to deliver 3 wheeled electric vehicles (EV) into the taxi market in Ethiopia.
Hapag-Lloyd expands presence in Morocco with opening of new office
16-09-2021 | 11:15:00
Hapag-Lloyd announced it opened its own offices in Morocco. With this additional presence in the country, the company continues to realize its growth ambitions in the most attractive markets of North Africa.
EBRD finances 6th of October Dry Port in Egypt under EBRD Green Cities
13-09-2021 | 14:45:33
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the construction of the first inland dry port in Egypt, in 6th of October City, west of Cairo, with a €25 million loan to October Dry Port Company.
Shuttle-hailing startup SWVL completes $35.5m pre-funding to accelerate growth strategy
01-09-2021 | 10:55:00
SWVL, a Dubai-based provider of transformative mass transit and shared mobility solutions, announced that several investors, including Agility and Chimera Abu Dhabi, have completed the pre-funding of $35.5 million of the aggregate PIPE subscription.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Kenya and Nigeria fastest growing data center markets in Africa
26-08-2021 | 16:17:03
Africa is poised for a data centre boom as internet penetration rates rise and the continent begins to play catch-up with other regions. Kenya and Nigeria have been described as some of the top markets to watch out for. 
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka raises $1.2m seed funding, acquires Ghana’s Stabus
24-08-2021 | 13:31:00
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka raised $1.2 million seed round, after successfully ending the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program in July 2021. The startup also announced it has fully acquired Ghana’s mobility startup Stabus. 
IRENA, Electric Power Research Institute join forces to accelerate smart electrification
23-07-2021 | 10:32:00
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) signed an MoU to advance the global electrification of the energy sector based on renewables and energy efficiency.
Motorcycle helmet safety initiative launches in Kenya
25-06-2021 | 08:41:00
A national motorcycle helmet coalition is to be established in Kenya as part of a major effort to increase motorcycle and motorised three-wheeler safety for riders and their passengers.
Ivory Coast transport startup Moja Ride partners with O-CITY for its next phase of growth in mobility innovation
22-06-2021 | 13:09:00
Moja Ride, an Ivorian startup providing a reservation and cashless payment system for transport services in Abidjan, has partnered with O-CITY for its next phase of digital innovation and future expansion.
DHL adds sustainable marine fuel option for full container load shipments
18-06-2021 | 10:35:39
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, introduced another Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) service for ocean freight as part of its sustainability strategy.
IAA expands global market alliance network in Nigeria
16-06-2021 | 14:55:00
IAA, Inc., the global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announced a strategic market alliance in Nigeria with Boacon Autos.
Speedaf express completes Round A+ financing to build China-Africa express brand
08-06-2021 | 11:17:00
Speedaf express, a China-Africa integrated logistics service provider, officially announced the completion of its Round A+ financing, led by TRUSTBRIDGE, followed by northern light VENTURE CAPITAL, and VISION+CAPITAL on the basis of Round A.
The dtic releases auto Green Paper on advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa
21-05-2021 | 10:08:00
The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) has released a Green Paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa as part of a series of policy papers accompanying the 2021 Budget Vote for the Department.
Venture builder Satgana launches first portfolio startup in Kenya, Mazi Mobility
20-05-2021 | 13:02:00
After its launch in September last year, venture builder Satgana has announced its first portfolio startup from Nairobi, Kenya, Mazi Mobility, to address the issues faced by the public transport industry in the Global South by electrifying the motorcycle industry.
Kenyan e-mobility startup Ecobodaa secures funding from Persistent Energy Capital
23-04-2021 | 08:56:08
Persistent Energy Capital announced a strategic venture building investment and partnership with Ecobodaa, a pioneer e-mobility startup, leading the revolution of the electric motorbike taxi (bodaboda) in Kenya.
Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors announce green hydrogen mobility partnership
21-04-2021 | 10:02:00
Sasol and Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) announced the formation of a partnership to commence exploration of the development of a green hydrogen mobility ecosystem in South Africa.
Nigerian last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery releases Prestashop plugin
20-04-2021 | 08:09:00
After the release of its plugins for Shopify and Magento, Kwik Delivery has released its plugin for Prestashop.
[Rwanda] Electric Mobility Startup Ampersand Raises $3.5m from EIF
12-04-2021 | 08:17:00
Kigali based electric motorcycle startup Ampersand has raised $3.5 million in funding from the Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) to rapidly scale its electric motorcycle and swap station network in Rwanda.
[Rwanda] Volkswagen unveils new EV charging station
05-04-2021 | 09:43:37
Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel.
IFC invests in Bolt to expand mobility solutions, facilitate inclusive transport in emerging markets
09-03-2021 | 07:47:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing in the global mobility platform Bolt to help expand access to mobility and delivery services in underserved urban areas in Africa and Eastern Europe, including in South Africa, Nigeria, and Ukraine.