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The DFC confirmed a $5 million equity investment in Copia Global, a Kenya-based e-commerce and logistics startup that focuses on under-served consumers in rural areas.THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS INVESTING IN AFRICAN E-COMMERCE STARTUPS FOCUSED ON RURAL AREASYOMI KAZEEMSEPTEMBER 10, 2020QUARTZ
The true total is likely higher, as the country’s testing capacities are limited, especially in rural areas.SCIENTISTS ARE TRYING TO EXPLAIN WHY SO FEW KENYANS ARE DYING OF CORONAVIRUSOLIVIA GOLDHILLSEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUARTZ
Yadav moved from his rural home in the eastern state of Bihar a decade ago in search of a job that would allow him to send his two kids to school.INDIA’S MEGACITIES AREN’T PREPARED FOR A WAVE OF CLIMATE MIGRANTSMANAVI KAPURSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUARTZ
And, two rural customers – Fallbrook and Rainbow – are in the process of leaving the Water Authority because they’re fed up with its rising rates.THE WATER AUTHORITY IS RESURRECTING ITS PIPE DREAM – AGAINMACKENZIE ELMERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Eastern Washington is largely rural and conservative, but state politics are dominated by the urbanized coastal region.VOTE BY MAIL DOESN’T REALLY CHANGE MUCH, ELECTION-WISEJOHN TIMMERAUGUST 27, 2020ARS TECHNICA
In July, the company said that rentals in rural areas jumped 25% year-over-year during the previous month.AIRBNB’S 3 BIGGEST CHALLENGES ON ITS ROAD TO AN IPODANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
If voters don’t pass Prop 22, Uber and Lyft likely would pull out of rural areas, which typically have low demand, and raise prices in the state’s urban areas to offset the extra costs.WILL UBER AND LYFT SHUT DOWN IN CALIFORNIA?DANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Her entry point in that fight is addressing the need for broadband access in rural America.LAND O’LAKES CEO BETH FORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF IMPROVING RURAL ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGYMCKENNA MOOREAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
It also sometimes delivers packages to rural areas that competitors like FedEx and UPS don’t always reach.A DOMINO EFFECT: HOW USPS DELAYS MAY HURT E-COMMERCE STARTUPSANNA HENSELAUGUST 14, 2020DIGIDAY
The head of the Jackson County Rural Electric Membership Corporation in southern Indiana, a co-op that provides electricity to a rural community of 20,000 members, McKinney was still living without a reliable internet connection.THE CO-OPS THAT ELECTRIFIED DEPRESSION-ERA FARMS ARE NOW BUILDING RURAL INTERNETNICOLÁS RIVEROAUGUST 5, 2020QUARTZ


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