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Moove Raises $23million Series A To Make Car Ownership Easy For Africans

Startups

Aug. 10, 2021, 4:21 p.m.

Moove operates on a continent with more than a billion people who have limited or no access to vehicle financing – and the lowest per capita vehicle ownership in the world.

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Uber Marks Five Years In Ghana

Press Release

July 15, 2021, 10:43 a.m.

Uber has further developed safety mechanisms in response to COVID-19, including a pre-trip safety checklist, a world-first mask recognition technology, and 14-day financial assistance to drivers who have been quarantined by a medical professional due to COVID-19.

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PickMeUp Is Set To Take On Bolt And Uber In Lagos With New Funds And Strategies

Startups

July 8, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

In a virtual chat, Okaredje said that his decision to start PickMeUp was borne out of a desire to address the lack of ride-hailing services in his city of Warri, as well as the large un-serviced market in Nigeria and Africa at large.

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Uber Expands Partnership With Moove To Empower Drivers In Ghana

Press Release

May 25, 2021, 2:40 p.m.

Partnership increases access to car ownership with flexible rental and drive-to-own options

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Uber And Bolt Drivers In Lagos Begin Strike Action Today To Protest “Systemic Slavery”

News

April 19, 2021, 1:34 p.m.

Under the umbrella of the Professional E-hailing Drivers and Partners Association (PEDPA), Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos have begun a strike action today. The two companies are the biggest players in Nigeria’s ride-hailing industry and have competed for years since their entrance into the Nigerian market in 2014 and 2016 respectively.

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Uber Purchases Drizly, An Alcohol Delivery Service

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Feb. 5, 2021, 10:15 a.m.

Uber has purchased Drizly, an alcohol delivery service for $1.1 billion in stocks and in cash.

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