There’s been an emergence of specialized ride-hailing solutions from two-wheelers to auto-rickshaws and very recently, boats. But the sector faces regulatory and infrastructure challenges and it is barely scratching its potential.
Investors are betting on Kobo360’s ability to meet a rise in demand in cargo deliveries on the back of the newly-minted Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). But the startup’s ambitions will partly depend on the proper and effective implementation of the AfCFTA.
On the 27th of September at 9 am, Techcabal is bringing together the most knowledgeable and influential mobility entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers to explore, discuss and define the potential of Africa’s mobility sector, the challenges and what the future holds.
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has commenced the mandatory registration of online media platforms and influencers operating in the country, according to reports.
This promise of safety, it seems, is becoming even more difficult to keep as reports continue to make the rounds about riders, especially women, being harassed in various forms, from unwelcome physical contact to intimidation, verbal abuse, endangerment and in extreme cases, physical harm.
The age-old ‘Nigerian Prince’ scam has become the theme of popular jokes in the United States and around the world, but variants of these internet fraud schemes still bedevil unsuspecting victims. We interviewed a scammer.