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Kwik Closes $2M Series A Round, Steps Up Expansion to Digitize Informal African Trade, from Logistics to Financial Services

Launched in June 2019 in Lagos, Kwik made its mark with its first vertical as the trusted digital platform to secure quality last-mile delivery services

French-Nigerian B2B startup Kwik (www.Kwik.delivery), a fast-growing provider of SaaS logistics services to social vendors and e-commerce platforms in Africa, is announcing today that they successfully closed its 2m$ Series A round. The financing round is led by XBTO Ventures, an investor focused on digital asset and fintech investments, along…

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eWAKA Officially Launches Green Response to Africa’s Expanding Transportation Requirements

Fund Raising Effort Underway to Develop Local African Assembly Facility and to Further Expand Robust IT Capabilities

eWAKA (https://eWAKA.tech), Africa’s new market entrant that is spearheading sustainable mobility options to enhance the region’s economic prospects, today officially launched a green response to Africa’s expanding transportation requirements. eWAKA is currently fund raising to develop a local African assembly facility and to further expand the existing IT capabilities for increased…

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Ambassador Pratt at Handover Ceremony with MENFOP and WFP

The Ambassador turned over $318,000 worth of equipment and machinery to the Secretary General of the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training

The Balbala Logistics Transport Center and the Technical High Schools in Tadjourah and Dikhil will receive forklifts, computers and logistics training programs from USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance. At the handover ceremony U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Jonathan Pratt said, “In partnership with MENFOP and the United Nations, we have established a…

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Coronavirus: New Case Studies show Significant Rise in Vaccination Rates in Sub-saharan Africa Following U.S. Government’s targeted ‘Global Vax’ Interventions

The case studies detail several efforts to increase vaccinations in countries, including targeted interventions under the Initiative for Global Vaccine Access

New case studies from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) show recent targeted efforts to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations in sub-Saharan Africa are making significant progress. In Côte d'Ivoire, Uganda, and Zambia, United States support contributed to a steady rise in vaccinations–with the most notable increase in Uganda, which in…

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Emerging Markets Rankings Show African Gains in Digital Readiness

Sub-Saharan countries embracing digital economy to boost competitiveness

Leading African economies that have struggled to improve their infrastructure, business conditions and overall competitiveness are generally performing better against other emerging markets in areas that measure their digital skills and sustainability. That’s one of the findings of the 2022 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index (https://bit.ly/3uzQjyo), a ranking of the…

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Nigeria’s Bayelsa State and Zipline Announce Major Partnership to Expand Medical Access Across the State Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Partnership to enable access to health care, improve inventory management for medical supplies, enhance emergency responsiveness, and make on-demand, life-saving deliveries of medical supplies

The Government of Bayelsa State, Nigeria and Zipline, the global leader in instant logistics (www.FlyZipline.com), have announced a partnership aimed at leveraging Zipline’s drone technology to deliver essential medicines, blood and other medical commodities to health facilities within the state. By this agreement, Zipline will establish a distribution hub in…

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DHL Express SSA Certified as Top Employer Africa 2022

This is an incredible achievement for DHL Express SSA and even more exciting is the fact that the business is the most certified organisation on the continent according to the Institute

DHL Express (www.DPDHL.com), the world’s leading international express provider, has once again been recognized as a Top Employer on the African continent by the Top Employer Institute. DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) has been participating in the Top Employer certification for the past 8 years and have come a…

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DHL Global Forwarding goes wild!

DHL Global Forwarding has continued its commitment to supporting wildlife by assisting a conservation organization with the rescue five lions and one tiger from captivity

DHL Global Forwarding (www.DPDHL.com) supports Warriors of Wildlife in rescuing wild cats; five lions and one tiger from Ukraine safely transported and found a new home for in South Africa. DHL Global Forwarding has continued its commitment to supporting wildlife by assisting a conservation organization with the rescue five lions…

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Kwik Delivery Reaches 100,000 Customers and Announces +400% GMV & Revenue Growth for 2021; Forecasts Aggressive Growth for 2022 Across All Verticals

Kwik is one of the few digital players able to propose access to end-to-end fulfillment and delivery services to its customers

Kwik Delivery (Kwik.Delivery), trading name of Africa Delivery Technologies SAS, announces today that its GMV and revenue for 2021 grew by over 400% year on year. The platform also reached 100,000 B2B users. Kwik Delivery is a digital platform connecting delivery partners and corporate customers in large African cities and offering…

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Added boost for SADC export infrastructure as DHL Global Forwarding expands its presence in Zimbabwe

Air and ocean freight specialist division of Deutsche Post DHL Group opens office in Harare

DHL Global Forwarding (www.DPDHL.com) has launched in Zimbabwe to extend its presence across Africa. The leading international air, ocean, and road freight services provider will give local and regional businesses within the greater Southern African Development Community (SADC) instant access to global markets. As a first step, DHL Global Forwarding…