Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

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Liquidstar’s Micro Data Center & Battery Swapping Waypoint Station Is Now Up & Running In…

Liquidstar’s 3rd micro data center and full spectrum utility center, also called a Waypoint, is now up and running in Djibouti. The Waypoint was installed in August 2023 and started operations in October. Liquidstar wants to use micro data centers to help address Africa’s compute and data sovereignty gap, while … [continued]

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Car & General Launches Piaggio Electric 3-Wheelers in Kenya

A visit to Kenya’s coastal towns such as Malindi, Kilifi, Watamu, Diani, and of course the city of Mombasa always fascinates people with the large number of tuk-tuks buzzing around everywhere. The noise from their internal combustion engines can be quite overwhelming, but these vehicles play an important role in … [continued]

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Kenyan Startup Roam Secures $24 Million in Funding to Accelerate Electric Mobility Solutions

The transition to electric mobility is gaining momentum around the world. For example, the electric two-wheeler market has been growing rapidly around the world over the past few years due to several factors, which include increasing fuel prices, rapid urbanization in developing countries, and the global push to reduce air … [continued]

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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]