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Bolt Raises €100m to Help Scale From Ride-Hailing to Other Services

Bolt, an Estonia headquartered ride-hailing firm, has raised €100 million from Naya Capital Management. The new funding takes the company’s

Business Government Ride-hailing

Lagos Taxi Association Launches Ride-Hailing Service Tagged EkoCab But is This Enough to Attract Riders?

As cinema-goers at Adeniran Ogunsanya Mall in Lagos exit after watching their favourite movies, they are usually met outside by

Government Ride-hailing Transport

Uber, Bolt Prices Surge as Ride-hailing Services Cash-in on Okada Ban

Uber and Bolt, the two popular and most widely used ride-hailing platforms in Lagos, are reportedly cashing-in on the ban

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OPay to Take on Uber And Bolt After Launching OCar, its Ride-Hailing Service

OPay, the Africa-focused fintech firm owned by Opera has revealed that it is launching its car-hailing service tagged OCar in

Business Energy Technology

Volkswagen Introduces Electric Cars to Rwanda for Ride-Hailing Service

Volkswagen has disclosed that it is importing a batch of electric powered Golf models into Rwanda for a local ride-hailing service,

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Port Harcourt is 8th State Bolt is Launching its Ride-hailing Service in Nigeria

Bolt (formerly Taxify) has launched its ride-hailing service in Port Harcourt. The expansion brings Bolt’s cities in Nigeria to a

Business Opinion Transport

Motorcycle Ride-Hailing Firms Rev Up for Race Into West Africa

Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi

Africa Business Investment Transport

Ugandan-based Ride-hailing Firm SafeBoda Raises Undisclosed Series B Investment

SafeBoda, Uganda-based ride-hailing firm, has raised an undisclosed Series B funding round from Indonesia’s ride-hailing firm GOJEK and Allianz X,

Business Technology Transport

Alibaba, Tencent and Others Establish $1.5 billion China Ride-hailing Company

Alibaba, Tencent, Suning, and car makers including Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a $1.5 billion Chinese ride-hailing venture. Chongqing

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Ride-hailing Service, Kubinga Named Winner of Seedstars Luanda

Angolan ride-sharing service Kubinga has been selected as the winner of this year’s Seedstars Luanda pitch event in Angola. A panel of judges that included