Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

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Kofa Unveils The TAILG Jidi Electric Motorcycle: A Game-Changer for Africa’s Gig Workers

Last year, we reported that Kofa, a Ghanaian company focusing on battery swap networks, and TAILG were jointly developing a battery swap enabled electric motorcycle called Jidi. Kofa says based on the advantages of its batteries and battery swap networks, the Jidi will reduce rider costs by up to 30%. … [continued]

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Zero Carbon Charge Signs Deal To Bring 480 kW EV Ultra-Fast EV Chargers To South…

Zero Carbon Charge, the South African firm working to build South Africa’s first fully off-grid charging stations, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chinese energy storage systems manufacturer Shanghai Magic Power Tech Co., Ltd, also known as Magic Power, and its local partner Greencore Energy Solutions (PTY) Ltd to … [continued]

1,000th Electric Motorcycle Sold Via GOGO & Watu Partnership in Uganda

GOGO, formerly known as BODAWERK, and its asset financing partner Watu have just celebrated a key milestone. The 1,000th electric motorcycle under their new partnership has just been sold in Uganda. GOGO specializes in advanced lithium-ion battery technology for applications across its range of products, including electric motorcycles, agricultural equipment, … [continued]

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AfricaNEV & Advanced Mobility Conclude Successful E-Mobility Training Program in Kenya

Africa New Energy Vehicles (AfricaNEV), in collaboration with local partner Advanced Mobility, has successfully concluded a comprehensive e-mobility training program hosted at Roam, an e-mobility company in Kenya. The training was supported by GIZ Kenya. The training, held from January 19th to January 26th, marked a significant step in fostering … [continued]

Toyota’s CFAO Group Brings BYD Dealership To Rwanda, Launches Atto 3, Dolphin, & Seagull Next

CFAO Mobility in Rwanda has just launched East Africa’s first BYD car dealership in Kigali. The showroom is located in the Kicuriko district, which covers 330 square kilometers. The Atto 3 electric SUV will be available in the Rwanda market immediately, followed by the Dolphin and Dolphin Mini (BYD Seagull) … [continued]

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Brighton & Hove City Council In The UK Steps Up Measures To Improve Air Quality

The Brighton & Hove City Council in the United Kingdom says that due to the fact that an idling engine can produce up to twice as much exhaust emissions as an engine in motion, the Council is introducing a new measure to help reduce emissions from idling. Exhaust emissions contain … [continued]

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Scatec’s 540MW PV + 1,140MWh Battery Storage Project In South Africa Begins Supplying Electricity To…

Scatec, a renewable energy solutions provider, has announced that it has officially started producing and supplying electricity to the national grid from the three Kenhardt plants in the Northern Cape Province, in South Africa. Scatec says the Kenhardt project is positioned to make an important impact on the renewable energy … [continued]