Africa is well practiced at taking innovative models from around the word and adapting them for the African setting. Blockchain technology is being used in a number of African solutions, such as the opportunity to invest in solar energy in South Africa. Crowdfunding is also blossoming across Africa, enabling small businesses to receive micro loans … Continue reading Did You Know the Uber model is changing Africa’s emergency services?
Getting around Africa is an interesting experience, to say the least! You have a few options including the private mini bus, the taxi and the motor bike taxi. If you are lucky, there will be a train, or a local airline. The mini busses are, in my opinion, by far the most fun. Although, sometimes, … Continue reading Did you know Uber created competition in Africa?
Uber has announced its expansion in Africa and the Middle East a while ago. However, recently there was quite a bit of news coverage on this topic. Apparently, the next city for Uber to launch its services will be Accra, the capital of Ghana. Accra will be the first city in Ghana join the Uber … Continue reading Did You Know That Uber Is Not Only Geographically Expanding But Also Diversifying In Africa?
I just read about a really interesting development that is currently going on in the taxi industry in Africa and the Middle East. As venturesafrica.com announced a few days ago, the infamous taxi company "Uber" is expanding its business into more African and Middle Eastern countries. According to the article, Uber currently operates in seven … Continue reading Did You Know That Uber Is Planning To Expand Its Business In Africa And In The Middle East?