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Sendy launches ride-hailing feature

Kenyan e-courier startup Sendy has announced it is to expand its services to include on-demand ride-hailing for passengers, with the new RIDE feature...

By Gabriella Mulligan 11 Jul 2016

Promising future for motorcycle assembly in East Africa

East African countries are closer to an agreement that could boost motorcycle assembly in the region. The EAC Secretariat has appointed a team of experts...

By James Anyanzwa 5 Jul 2016

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

24 Jun 2016

Kia Motors to build auto mechanic training centres in East Africa

Kia Motors will build training centres for mechanics in Ethiopia and Kenya in a bid to contribute to their economies by providing education for young people...

1 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Driving Ugandan vehicle manufacturing

Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2016

Ford announces major SA job training investment

Ford Motor Company Fund has announced the creation of a new job training and entrepreneurial development centre that will assist approximately 200 people a year, part of a five-year, $4m...

17 May 2016

Hyundai appoints new head of Africa and Middle East

The Hyundai Motor Company has appointed Mike Song as the new head of its Africa and Middle East Region, commencing duties during the second week...

12 May 2016

Continental expands West African footprint with new legal entity

Continental Tire will be expanding its presence in West Africa with the launch of a new legal entity for the region, based in Accra, the capital city of Ghana on 20 April 2016...

19 Apr 2016

Africa's continental opportunity for digital and technology

Over the last 16 years, I have had the pleasure of travelling across Africa and during this time I've witnessed many things change. I have seen air conditioners installed in Lagos airport which...

By Johnny Aucamp 6 Apr 2016

It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016

Effective Partnerships for Road Safety Symposium in Botswana

The National Road Safety Symposium will address road safety challenges in Botswana under the theme, 'Effective Partnerships for Road Safety' from 28-29 October 2015 at the Gaborone International Convention Centre...

26 Oct 2015

Jaguar Land Rover to drive AABLA finalists and judges

Jaguar Land Rover has secured its presence at the 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa, as the Official Vehicle Partner of the East, West, Southern Africa and Finale ceremonies.

11 Aug 2015

For women, by women - Pink Taxi Egypt

The streets of the sprawling Egyptian capital will soon also add female taxi drivers, catering to female passengers only, to the traffic mix. Pink Taxi Egypt will offer women an alternative in an industry dominated by men...

By Priya Pitamber 5 Aug 2015

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015

Ford College Community Challenge comes to Africa

Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) to Africa...

17 Jun 2015

Eco-friendly Engen for Réunion

Engen, the African energy multinational, is planning to build an eco-friendly service station in Réunion...

12 Jun 2015

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015

Doing business in Africa

Award-winning lawyer Peter Petrou provides an international perspective on doing business in and with Africa...

By Mfonobong Nsehe 19 Dec 2014

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