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Bolt secures about $103mn investment capital to help navigate COVID-19 shocks

Bolt raised an investment round amounting to about $103 million from Naya Capital Management to boost its growth and development strategy. Ola Akinnusi, Country Manager of Bolt Kenya joins CNBC Africa for more.

How the ride-hailing industry is navigating COVID-19 headwinds

With the measures put in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, businesses are rapidly adjusting to the changing needs of their people, their customers and suppliers, while navigating the financial and operational challenges. Ola Akinnusi, Country Manager for Bolt, Kenya joins CNBC Africa to break down the impact on the ride hailing economy and how industry players are navigating the pandemic.

How ride hailing service Bolt is adapting to the COVID-19 lockdown

Ride hailing service Bolt is revving up its services to help fight against the COVID-19 spread, the company has established an Isolated Cars category to ensure individuals can choose their choice of space in a car as well as a Bolt Business Delivery service which helps essential services deliver their goods during the COVID-19 lockdown. Gareth Taylor, Country Manager for Bolt South Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

This ride-hailing firm plans to conquer Africa, one ride at a time

Uber’s rival Bolt, formerly known as Taxify, is set to take Africans to their destinations one ride at a time by adapting to the needs of African citizens.

AfDB: Infrastructure investment imperative to Africa’s integration efforts

Ride hailing service Taxify recently re-branded to Bolt in its bid to continue the company’s market penetration in the region. This is after the service faced a lot of headwinds in its bid to set up shop in new markets on the continent. Bolt Country Manager, Olaoluwa Akinnusi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ride hailing app Taxify rebrands to Bolt, targets new markets

Ride hailing service Taxify recently re-branded to Bolt in its bid to continue the company’s market penetration in the region. This is after the service faced a lot of headwinds in its bid to set up shop in new markets on the continent. Bolt Country Manager, Olaoluwa Akinnusi joins CNBC Africa for more.
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