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Uber Kenya Suspends Night Pickups From Today Until Further Notice

Uber Kenya today has announced that they are suspending night pickups due to the national curfew that was imposed by the President recently. "Following the...
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Uber is Considering Temporarily Suspending Accounts of Drivers and Users with Coronavirus

Uber is reportedly considering suspending the accounts of riders and drivers who have contracted the coronavirus. This was reported by CNN where they have obtained...
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Uber Introduces PIN Code Verification For Trips For Kenyan Users

  Uber has announced a new safety feature for the Kenyan market that adds to their suite of safety related features. Starting this week, Uber users...
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Uber Ride May Have Just Caused the Biggest Coronavirus Risk in London

Coronavirus is a deadly menace that has so far killed hundreds of China nationals, with thousands of reported infections. The virus has since seen...
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London Transport Regulator Cancels Uber’s Operating License

Uber had one of the worst years in 2017 that saw the departure of its co-founder and then CEO, Travis Kalanick. The e-taxi corporation...
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Uber Kenya’s RideCheck Will Detect if a Trip Goes Off Course

  Uber had a Safety workshop today and in line with the theme is the day, they announced a new safety feature for the Kenyan...
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Here is a List of Phones that Uber Kenya and Little Have Banned Their Partners From Using

Here is a list of phones that ride sharing companies (Uber and Little) have banned or blacklisted from being used by their ride partners
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Uber Money to Offer Digital Wallets, Overdraft Facility for Drivers

Uber Money is a new division for the ride-sharing app that will expand the corporation's ambitions in the financial services space.
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Uber Thinks Driver Partners Are Not Part of its Core Business Model

Ever since Uber was named in a series of scandalous events that saw the departure of its founder in 2017, the e-taxi corporation has...
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Uber Rides Will Become 29% More Expensive Starting Next Week

UberSELECT, Uber Kenya's premium option is going to be scrapped, according to the company. UberSELECT was introduced in Nairobi in October 2017 as a 'premium'...
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Uber Adds “Call For Ride” Option in Nairobi

Uber has added an interesting option for those instances you are not in a position to use their apps. Uber has added an option to...
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Uber to Limit Access to App for Rude Riders

  When they are not battling unimplemented MoUs, they are, in some cases, accused of going to the extremes when handling rider issues. But, have...
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Kenya E-taxi Drivers Engage in a Go Slow, Cite Unmet Promises

The bad blood between e-taxi drivers and their employers (or business partners) did not start yesterday. The strained relationship between the two businesses can...
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Uber to Start Kicking out Passengers with Low Ratings out of Its Cars

Uber will now start to deactivate passengers with significantly low ratings from its platform. Uber will, however, send passengers tips to bring up their...
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Some Uber Customers Can Now Choose to Ride With Non-Chatty Drivers

Amid underwhelming performance during its IPO in the NYSE, taxi app Uber has announced a new service called Quiet Mode. Available only for Uber...
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Uber Lists in NYSE as Shares Start Below IPO Price at $42

E-taxi giant Uber IPO has finally arrived. Its trade in the NYSE was launched sometime today at $42. It has been reported that this is...
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Uber to Reportedly Acquire Dubai-based Rival Careem for a $3.1 Billion Deal

E-taxi corporation Uber is said to have concluded plans to purchase Dubai’s rival Careem Networks FZ for $3.1 billion. The acquisition deal is yet...
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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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