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Safeboda launched academy to professionalize boda bodas

Yesterday , Uganda's ride-hailing startup, SafeBoda launched their training academy to professionalize boda bodas. "SafeBoda has a new training center in Kyebando, Kampala," wrote the startup. Dr. Kasima Stephen (AIGP), the...
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Taxido is the latest to join Africa’s ride-hailing space

Taxido is the latest ride-hailing startup to join the African market. That is according to the conversation I have heard with the team. The startup kick-started operations on September 1, 2018,...
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Uber’s middle East fierce rival, Careem, has entered Sudan

Careem, Uber's fierce rival in the Middle East, has entered the Sudanese according to Reuters. The company has so far hired 10 employees and already signed up 'thousands' of drivers to...
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Is Uganda’s SafeBoda paying the price for hasty scaling?

If you're working on a product that can scale 'overnight', it is no doubt you'll think of scaling. Therefore, SafeBoda recent scaling wasn't a question of if they would, it was...
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This is the complete list of major ride-hailing companies in East Africa

The future of transportation is one of the key things that the fourth industrial revolution is shaping. As cities continue to get drowned in traffic jam, technology, and several other innovations...
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Toyota set to invest $500 million into Uber to work on self-driving cars

Toyota is set to invest $500 Million into ride-hailing company, Uber, to work on self-driving cars according to Reuters. "Toyota Motor Corp will invest $500 million in Uber to jointly work on...
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Uber and Little are looking to launch operations in Rwanda

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Little are looking to enter Rwanda according to The New Times. The reports say that both have already approached Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA). "Without divulging details, the...
SafeBoda

UPDATED: These job adverts indicate SafeBoda is setting up an office in Barcelona

Uganda's boda-hailing startup, SafeBoda, looks to be setting up an office in Barcelona, Spain, with its recent job adverts. The company currently has 8 job positions open for applications and marked...
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Electric cab ride-hailing company Nopia Ride launches in Nairobi

Yesterday electric mobility company EkoRent Africa launched Nopia Ride, a full electric mobility service in Nairobi, Kenya. “We have now launched our zero-emission electric transportation service pilot in Nairobi,” reads a...
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Uganda’s SafeBoda is rumored to have raised $1.1 Million this year

Over the past 8 months, SafeBoda has undergone a serious facelift. But, if you follow startups, no one undergoes such changes without having a comfortable buffer of cash to burn. That is...