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UberSELECT Enters Nairobi to Bring in Premium, Pricier Rides

From October 5, Uber users in Nairobi will have access to UberSELECT. The product, which has already gone live, will exist alongside UberX. For those...
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Uber Kenya Declares Stand on Taxi Coitus in New Guidelines

Uber’s questionable internal affairs, including a lax human resource department and sexual harassment cases that were brought to light by Susan Fowler, a former...
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Uber Kenya Backtracks on New Cars Rule With Introduction of Low Cost Product

Uber introduces low cost rides with 1000cc cars and older cars to deal with lower cost rivals in Kenya.

Uber Drivers in Nairobi Protest Over Recent Price Slash

Late last week, Uber Kenya announced it was slashing the prices of rides by upto 35%. The company has in recent times faced intense...

Why Uber slashed its Prices by 35% in Nairobi

A few weeks back, Safaricom launched Little Cabs, a taxi hailing service  in collaboration with Craft Silicon. Little Cabs , was meant to cut...

What Next for Small Players in Kenya’s Taxi Hailing Business?

The Kenyan taxi hailing space has been heating up with the entry of new players by the day. What factors will decide the winners going forward?

Uber launches in Thika, its 3rd City in Kenya

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. The service...

Uber begins roll out of Uber for Business in Kenya

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, offering its low cost taxi hailing option UberX in which drivers use their own cars to act as taxi. Uber...

Uber set to Launch Services in Mombasa

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. All around the...

Taxi Drivers Aren’t The Only People Who Should Be Angry About Uber

Uber has been a point of contention for the past couple of weeks due to the ‘eruption’ of the growing anger of people in...

Taxi Drivers in Nairobi to hold Protests in 7 days if Uber fails to Exit Market

The contretemps between taxi drivers and Uber partners in Nairobi continue to escalate. Earlier in the week, we told you of growing dissent among local...

Taxi Drivers attacks against Uber in Nairobi now Escalating

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. The taxi...

You will be required to add transaction fees for Paying Uber via M-Pesa

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. All around...

Uber Kenya Slashes Amount you get for Referring New Users

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. All around...

Uber Kenya Launches App Version Targeting Deaf Drivers

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service became a hit among the expatriate community and Nairobi’s tech savvy users. At the...

Why it is Hard Getting an Uber in Nairobi Central Business District

Ever tried hailing an Uber ride in Nairobi CBD? Yes? Well, me too. Did you actually get a ride immediately? No? Well, me too....
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Uber Testing “Suggested PickUP Points” Feature

Uber allows the passenger to book the nearest Uber ride through a smartphone and then track the vehicle on a map as it approaches...

Uber Now Testing Cash Payments, Mobile Money In Nairobi

Uber launched in Nairobi in January 2015, and the service become a hit among the expat community and Nairobi's tech savvy users. Despite the...

An Uber Kenya User Encountered Rogue Driver, What’s Your Experience?

Ciru (@WanjiruWainaina) took to Twitter to lament her inhuman treatment at the hands of an Uber Kenya driver. After these tweets, Uber Kenya refunded her money and issued an apology.

What Do Easy Taxi Price Changes Mean For the Kenyan Cab Users?

The transport industry in Kenya has changed a lot over the years. Public transport now boasts of things like free Wi-Fi onboard and of...
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I Used An Uber Cab, Find Out Whether You Should

Simon Wamahiu started driving a taxi 6 years ago.  He was popular with customers. Being a cab driver was however not gratifying or lucrative...

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