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Uber invests in Lime city scooter hire company

Lime scooters are available in lots of cities, including Paris.   Ride-hailing business Uber has announced a deal with scooter hire company Lime. Lime lets people hire scooters, electric bikes and pedal cycles in 46 cities. The deal means Uber users will be able to rent Lime's scooters via the car-sharing company's app. News about

Lyft gets into bike-share business, acquiring operator of Capital Bikeshare and Citi Bike

Lyft has acquired Motivate, the operator of Capital Bikeshare, the company announced Monday. (Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post) Lyft is getting into the bikeshare business, announcing Monday it has acquired the nation’s largest bikeshare operator, Motivate. The ride-hailing company acquired Motivate, the operator of Capital Bikeshare and New York’s Citi Bike,

Fuel Prices to Go Up in Namibia

Mines minister Tom Alweendo has announced a countrywide fuel price increase next Wednesday. The minister said petrol will increase by 20 cents per litre and diesel by 19 cents per litre at all towns supplied from Ondangwa, which was declared a fuel town in April this year. He also said the

Volkswagen Launches Rwanda Operations

Initial investment of US$20 million to create up to 1,000 jobs, assemble up to 5,000 cars per year. The wait is over as Volkswagen (VW) officially kicks off its much-awaited operations in Rwanda. The official launch will take place on Wednesday, at the Kigali Special Economic Zone where its first assembly base will be