Chinese ride hailing startup DiDi launches in Egypt, a month after South Africa

EGYPT – DiDi, a Chinese transportation technology platform, has officially launched its services in Middle East and will begin providing Waslny, Waslny Plus and Didi Express services in Egypt. The entry of the Chinese intelligent transport giant should increase competition in the Egyptian market, especially after the recent entry of the Russian application, InDriver, which limits control of Uber after the acquisition of Careem. “We are bringing a global experience and the best technology to ensure safety for our passengers and drivers,” Carina Smith-Allin, DiDi head of public relations and…

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Ride hailing startup Plentywaka patners Autochek Africa for efficient services to its customers

NIGERIA – Plentywaka, an on-demand ride hailing startup, has announced a partnership with Autochek Africa to facilitate vehicle inspection, financing and maintenance for its teeming number of vehicle partners.  This partnership comes in the wake of plans to expand the Plentywaka Dailywaka ride-sharing service to over 7 new routes in a few days. “Just like Plentywaka, Autocheck Africa was born out of a need to disrupt an underutilized and unstructured industry,” Speaking on the partnership Onyeka Akumah, Co-Founder and CEO of Plentywaka said. “Now, a partner or heroes on Plentywaka…

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