Uber launches new service with tuk-tuks in Mombasa

After launching two years ago in Mombasa, uber has now sweetened the deal for Mombasa residents by offering up the new UberPOA service. An uber tailored service specifically for the coastal town. The UberPOA service will use tuk-tuk transport to ferry residents, tourists and locals around the go-to holiday spot for locals. The services are very fare and mirror Nairobi’s uber cheap. The cheapest rated […]

Taxify set to expand East African Market Share The race for the ride-sharing market continues...

The East African region has attracted several foreign investors and multinationals to set up a base and get a piece of the pie. Known as Africa’s technology hub, its economic progress, and innovative prowess is what has led companies like Uber and Kenya’s own Little Ride to become successful. The American ride-sharing company is not the only Silicon Valley-based company to take root, the fintech […]

Uber App to Detect Drunk App Users Uber has applied to patent a characteristics detection application

Uber has applied for a patent for a new technology they are developing to identify drunk users on their app. The new technology will collect data by examining users’ walking speed, the typos they make while ordering for a cab and whether the phone is swaying. These are some of the methods that will be used. The company made the patent application that would enable […]

Little, Kenyan Cab Service sells 10% shares for $3 Million dollars Little raises 300 million shillings for expansion in Africa

This month Little the Kenyan cab service sold its shares to an unnamed Indian investor for $3 Million dollars. CEO Kamal Budhabatti says the investment is a start as the company seeks more investment for pan-African expansion. So far, the company has ventured into Uganda and Rwanda. It is aiming to start the business in Tanzania, Ghana, and Zambia later in the month. The company […]

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