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A letter to boda-boda riders

Bodaboda - "a type of motorcycle or bicycle with space for a passenger or for carrying goods, often used as a taxi" - is now a word in the English language...

By Bernard Tabaire 2 Jun 2017

TiMoto now sole Metzeler motorcycle tyre distributor

German motorcycle tyre brand, Metzeler, has awarded sole distribution rights to TiMoto, allowing more widespread availability to local motorcyclists...

1 Jun 2017

Additional challenges for Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race

Preparations are in full swing for the next challenge in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, based in Jwaneng, from 23-25 June 2017...

29 May 2017

How electric car racing could one day challenge F1

Motor racing's most glamorous event, the Formula One Grand Prix in the glittering tax haven of Monaco is just around the corner. But is age starting to creep up on the F1 scene?

By Bruce Grant-Braham 26 May 2017

Motorcycle assembly to start in Rwanda

A new factory is set to start assembling motorcycles at Kigali Special Economic Zone, a move expected to reduce the cost of motorcycles in the country...

By Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti 4 May 2017

Kenya's Mondo Ride launches motorcycle service

Online taxi hailing app Mondo Ride has launched a service that allows its customers to request for motorcycles...

By Doreen Wainainah 5 Dec 2016

Africa wants to place itself on the automotive roadmap

Africa is keeping investors on their toes with forecasts far from being true to their word. The inherent volatility and instability of African markets...

By Ryan Bax 1 Dec 2016

Motorcycles set to become main mode of transport in Africa

The explosion of motorcycles in Africa is projected to escalate to new levels as two-wheelers become the main means of transport for the majority of the continent's population...

By Njiraini Muchira 27 Sep 2016

Promising future for motorcycle assembly in East Africa

East African countries are closer to an agreement that could boost motorcycle assembly in the region. The EAC Secretariat has appointed a team of experts...

By James Anyanzwa 5 Jul 2016

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

International

New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know

The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences. The convergence of these factors has created some of the most dynamic new businesses, provided tens of thousands with additional incomes as drivers and given passengers better options when they need a lift.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Nov 2017

Waymo cars hit the road without drivers

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Waymo on Tuesday said that its self-driving cars are hitting the road without anyone behind the wheel as the Alphabet subsidiary steers toward launching an automated ride service.

9 Nov 2017

Nissan says to resume domestic car production after scandal

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese car giant Nissan said on Monday it would resume domestic production which was suspended following an inspection scandal.

7 Nov 2017

Tesla biggest quarterly loss, pushes back Model 3 volume production

Tesla has announced its biggest quarterly loss to date, sending shares down nearly 5% after hours after falling 3% in normal trade. One reason for the weak numbers was Tesla struggling to launch its first mainstream battery-electric vehicle, the Model 3.

2 Nov 2017

Verstappen Mexican GP winner, Hamilton 2017 Championship winner

NEWSWATCH: Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer) was crowned the winner of the Mexican Grand Prix which took place on Sunday, 29 October 2017 while Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) took home the title of overall 2017 Championship winner.

31 Oct 2017

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