Nigerian start-up rolls out e-scooters to boost electric mobility
17 August 2022 | 5:14 am
Trekk Scooters, a Nigerian based transportation company is leveraging on eco-friendly technology to redefine how people move within gated communities like campuses & residential estates. Their eco-friendly, two-wheeled scooters provide affordable and fun means of transportation for users, while also making the environment free of harmful air pollutants.
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Nigerian company Medsaf is combatting the spread of fake drugs in West Africa by connecting hospitals and pharmacies with multinational and local drug manufacturers.
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Drivers are already ditching their cars because of apps like Uber. Imagine what happens when driverless cars hit the roads. Bloomberg QuickTake explains the idea known as “mobility as a service”.
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It is no doubt that the job market is tough but if you're from a working-class background it's even tougher. Researchers have found highly qualified employees in the City of London and elite professions were paid less according to their social background. On Bloomberg Equality, we spoke to upReach Chief Executive Officer John Craven, a former BAML trader who gave up the city to set up a charity to help students from less-advantaged backgrounds.
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Two startups are blazing a trail for e-mobility in Uganda by introducing electric motorcycle taxis to the streets of the capital Kampala. The aim is to revolutionize Uganda's traffic and transport sectors.
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Scientists at Aachen University in Germany are trying to reinvent mobility with new visions for urban transport. Günther Schuh is one of the scientists looking at how electric mobility could shape the world.
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