Egypt’s El Nasr Automotive’s Agreement With Dongfeng Could Be A Good Template For Other Nations On the Continent

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:35:51 +0000

Several countries in Africa are looking at resuscitating old motor vehicle assembly plants or developing new assembly plants. The motor vehicle assembly industry, as well as the manufacture of associated components that boost downstream industries, are seen as a catalyst for economic growth, bringing much needed job creation opportunities. Ghana’s new Automotive Development Policy has […]

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Groundswell of Support Heats Geothermal Innovation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:23:40 +0000

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There’s new interest in one of the world’s oldest resources, as governments and investors worldwide look for advanced ways to tap geothermal energy. Geothermal wells have been producing energy for more

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META Electric Starts Leasing BYD T3 Electric Vans In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 15:46:28 +0000

Africa could be on the verge of another incredible leapfrog event. We have seen it before with the telecommunications and fintech industries. Once the underserved and unbanked population were introduced to the world of mobile phones, and subsequently mobile money, they quickly jumped in. They simply bypassed the fixed line era and brick & mortar […]

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You Can Now Buy The New BYD E6 With Blade Battery In Zimbabwe

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 17:56:03 +0000

BYD Zimbabwe recently launched the T3 electric van in the Zimbabwean market. This made it the first company to introduce brand new electric vehicles in Zimbabwe. Previously, EV enthusiasts and early adopters had been importing some EVs directly from the United Kingdom and Japan, but these were mostly used vehicles and were predominantly preowned Nissan […]

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NopeaRide Is Launching SolarHub EV Charging Stations In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:15:41 +0000

EkoRent Africa’s NopeaRide, Africa’s first all-electric ride-hailing taxi firm and delivery service (Nopea Xpress), has received funding from EEP Africa for piloting solar electric vehicle charging stations in Kenya. EEP Africa financing will allow EkoRent to determine the precise technology and strategy for a larger scale rollout across East Africa. The first hub will be […]

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Ampersand Secures Sub-Saharan Africa’s Largest-Ever Private Investment In Electric Mobility

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 22:00:57 +0000

The transition to electromobility is now well underway across the globe. While record market shares in developed nations such as Norway, Germany, and the United Kingdom have been catalyzed by generous incentives and progressive policy, the transition in Africa will most likely be driven by the unit economics in key sectors. In east Africa for […]

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Female-Owned Electric Scooter Delivery Service TPL Onthego Looks To Scale In Zimbabwe

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 18:05:36 +0000

After 6 years in China where she taught English at an international school, Elizabeth returned to Zimbabwe and founded The Purple Lifestyle LTD in January 2019. The Purple Lifestyle was focused on home and office cleaning and disinfection services. Then in early 2020, just after they had been operating for a year, the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Africa’s Covid cases hit 4.23M

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 16:15:50 +0000

ADDIS ABABA: The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,239,639 as of Friday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, the specialized health care agency of the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic stood at 113,142, while 3,794,269 patients across the continent […]

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Cake’s Kalk AP Electric Motorcycles Can Help Combat Illegal Animal Poaching

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 22:43:54 +0000

Black market poachers and illegal tourist trophy hunters have pushed animals like the black rhino and African elephant to the brink of extinction, with sources like the World Economic Forum claiming that nearly 35,000 of these large animals are killed every year. Patrolling large swaths of the African savanna to protect these animals has proven […]

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Opibus Electric Motorcycles: Designed & Built In Kenya For Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:45:05 +0000

We get a lot of comments from our readers saying the best way for African countries to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles on the continent is for them to develop and build their own EVs that are best suited for the local conditions. Developing vehicles from the ground up will allow the manufacturers to […]

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