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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....

German Car-makers Close to Inking Deal to Buy Nokia’s HERE Maps

Ever since it announced that it had entered into an agreement with rival Alcatel-Lucent to buy it for $16.6 billion, Nokia has been on...

European Court To Determine If Uber Is A Transport Or A Digital Service

A court in Barcelona has referred a case about Uber to the highest court in Europe, the European Court of Justice, seeking a determination...
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Uber’s Competitor in India, Ola Cabs Hacked

Uber's major competitor in India, Ola cabs suffered a security breach after being hacked by a hacker group called Team Unknown. The hacker group...

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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Uber Testing Cash Payments in India

Uber has begun taking cash payments in India, a first among its mainstream services, whose primary mode of payment has been credit cards or...
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Uber Bids $3 Billion For Nokia’s HERE Maps

Everyone wants a piece of the Nokia Here Maps. Nokia HERE Maps is the remaining piece of the pie of Nokia, having sold its...

Uber Music? Britney Spears Debuts New Track To Uber Riders

Uber, the ride sharing service has been diversifying into different spheres. Last week, it debuted  a food delivery services in the cities of Barcelona and...

Uber Offices Raided By Authorities In China

Chinese police officers stormed into Uber's offices in Guangzhou as the company stands accused of operating illegally in the city. During the raid,...
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Uber opts for Cash With New Rickshaw Service in India

Uber has announced the launch of UberAuto in Dehli, India,which targets the city's three-wheeled rickshaws. Uber now has four services in India which include...
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Uber Faces New Challenges With Hacking Reports

Uber continues to experience a myriad of challenges ranging from opposition to its UberPop or UberX service in various countries and resistance by Taxi...
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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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