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Taxi App Companies to Pay Annual License Fees in Nairobi

The Nairobi County Assembly has approved Nairobi County Finance Bill, 2018 that will see ride-hailing firms such as Uber, Little and Taxify operating in...

Apple Has Some Not-So-New iPhones, Google Discontinues the Email App No One Used and EU Wants to Kill the...

On Wednesday last week, Apple introduced new iPhones - there was no huge announcements as this is the S year from Apple products -...
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You Can No Longer Book or Pay for an Uber Via Google Maps

Sometime in early 2017, Google Maps introduced a neat feature where users could book an Uber without opening the online ride-sharing app. The development...
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Uber Bets On Developing Markets With a Uber Lite Pilot in India

Uber is getting to the Lite app game to score on developing markets
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Uber App Navigates Driver Down Flight of Stairs to Exit Parking Lot

In an effort to stay fit and healthy, we have heard of the advice that you should use the stairs and avoid escalators and...
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Uber Suspends Operations in Morocco Due to Regulations

Uber aims to be the ride sharing platform of choice to users worldwide and that is why they keep expanding to more locations. However...
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UberCHAPCHAP is Uber Kenya’s Way of Keeping Competitive Pricing and Drivers Loyal

Uber, the well known ride sharing company formally joined the Kenyan market 3 years ago, where they initially started with their budget option uberX. Since then,...
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Uber Celebrates 3 Years in Nairobi, Reveals Surprising Top Destinations

Today, Uber Kenya is celebrating its 3rd anniversary since its maiden entry to the Kenyan taxi market. The last 3 years has been quite...
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Uber Concludes its 180 Days of Change Program with Mixed Results

2017 was not a good year for Uber. Specifically, its Human Resource department had to deal with multiple cases of alleged sexual harassment on...
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E-Taxi App Taxify Marks First Anniversary in East Africa

In a fiercely contested local e-taxi market that seemingly indicates a significant growth among top players, it is certain that the competitiveness has the...
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5 Tech-Related Products That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

10 years is not a short time but it seems even longer when you take a look back at how much the tech space...
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Some Uber Drivers are Using a Fake GPS App to Bump Up Cab Fare in Nigeria

  It has been reported that some Uber drivers in Lagos, Nigeria are using mock-up GPS apps to increase cab fare for the locals in...
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Uber Will Charge Waiting Fees On Kenyan Riders

Uber has been operational in Kenya for the last two years and they have become synonymous with taxi hailing services in the country. You...
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Check out these 7 key tips and tricks for Uber riders

Uber changed the game in private car hire, and their product is used extensively across the globe. Competing services have come up to replace...
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Uber Subtly Contributed to Saudi Arabia’s Move that Allows Women to Drive, Finally

Let’s admit that Uber is a giant corporation owing to its presence in key markets around the globe. Since its inception some time in...

Violent Driver-Partners Risk Expulsion from Uber Kenya

  Taxi apps brought disruption in the riding business at a time when people who were accustomed to the traditional system were not ready to...
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Uber Reverses Disturbing Post-Trip Tracking Feature

Taxi-hailing giant Uber will roll back an update it deployed a couple of months ago where the app is set to collect user location...

Uber’s Board Goes for Expedia’s Dara Khosrowshahi as New CEO

After a long search and turbulent walk without a head, Uber's board has finally settled on Kalanick's successor. The company has been in the...

These Uber Updates are What Drivers Have Been Asking For

Uber is sending a number of updates to its app to give drivers more flexibility and choice when carrying out their duties. These updates...

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Faults Benchmark’s Suit as a Personal Attack

A couple of days ago, former Uber CEO Mr. Travis Kalanick was sued by Benchmark Capital Partners for breach of contract, fraud (benchmark alleges...

Uber Investors Want Benchmark Capital Off the Board

It has been a little over 24 hours since news broke that Benchmark Capital, an early investor in Uber, was suing the company's founder and...
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Benchmark Capital Sues Uber’s Former CEO Travis Kalanick for Fraud

Benchmark Capital, which owns approximately 13-percent of Uber, has sued the company's founder and former CEO, Travis Kalanick for fraud, breach of contract and...
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Uber Rolling Out In-App Chat Between Riders and Drivers

Uber is currently rolling out a new feature that will allow drivers and riders to chat from within the app. Initially, riders and drivers...
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Didi Chuxing Takes on Uber, Invests in Taxify to Intensify Regional Expansion

Taxify is looking forward to expanding its taxi-hailing business in Africa and Asia after making a deal with Didi Chuxing, a Chinese taxi organization...
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Taxify Slightly Discounts its Nairobi Prices, At Least For Now

The taxi hailing market in Kenya is a heaven for consumers but a headache for the different brands trying to lure in more users...
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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 Will Now Require Drivers Take Selfies As A Security Measure In Kenya

Uber has finally rolled out this security feature in Kenya
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Uber’s Latest Update Will Let You Officially Order an Uber for Someone Else

We have all done it before, ordering an Uber for someone else. It seems like Uber knows that this has been happening and they...
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Travis Kalanick Steps Down as Uber’s CEO

Travis Kalanick has resigned his post as CEO of Uber. Kalanick is one of the key founders of the taxi-hailing organization that launched its...

[Update: CEO Kalanick Takes Leave of Absence] Uber’s Top Leadership is Marred By Far Too Many Sexual Harassment Accusations

Taxi-hailing organization, Uber, has been undergoing through tough times in the recent past thanks to its internal squabbles and gender discrimination/sexual harassment issues. The...

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