Gozem, Ride-hailing company collaborates with Etisalat Benin Francophone ride-hailing company, Gozem has collaborated with Etisalat Benin to make it’s “Moov Money” service accessible to its customers.This move by the two companies will allow Gozem customers to use Moov Money to top up their wallets and pay for trips.Gozem offers users ride-hailing services through various transport means. Even though it is dormant in the motorcycle of the region, riders are able to order taxis and tuk-tuks on the platform.The timing of the new wallet option will help in this COVID-19 era where cash transactions serve as carriers for the coronavirus.Country Manager of Gozem Bénin, Pierrick Houée said, “In addition to existing payment options offered in our app, Gozem users can now also benefit from the security and convenience of paying with Moov Money”.The company has a long term plan to build a Super App for the region after Southeast to provide users services aside ride-hailing to enable their service to meet daily basic needs and wants.Gozem co-founder, Emeka Ajene, says regulatory challenges in the francophone region are not hostile and is planning to launch in more countries soon.
Etisalat is the 14th largest telecommunication corporation in the world. It serves 11.6 million customers and over 300,000 small, medium, and large enterprises and government customers in the UAE. It was founded in the year 1976. Moov Benin is a subsidiary of Etisalat UAE.Gozem is a transport technology platform for West and Central African countries. It allows thousands of passengers to travel and by linking them to certified drivers of moto-taxis, tricycles, or taxis. Other services son Gozem’s include food & parcel delivery, financial services, and others. It has an app both on Play Store and App store that facilitates its services. The company was launched in 2018.