Uber, the popular taxi-hailing firm has introduced its latest product, uberPOA in Mombasa bringing into its platform the over 1000 registered three-wheeled vehicles popularly known as the Tuk-tuk. Loic ..
Mercedes-Benz-owner Daimler has taken a stake in Taxify in a funding round that values the ride-booking group at more than $1bn(Ksh 100 Billion), the latest investment by the German carmaker into the growing ..
50 million Uber customers had their names, email addresses and phone numbers stolen while 7 million Uber drivers had their personal information stolen and compromised. The hack that affected 57 million ..
Early this year, the move to introduce digital licenses was received well in Kenya, where Ksh 300 million was allocated by the Treasury in the proposed national budget. This kick started the procurement ..
Little Ride, the taxing hailing app service by Safaricom and Craft Silicon becomes the cheapest taxi service in the Kenyan market after slashing fares by a third, causing yet another ruckus in what has become ..
Towards the end of last week Uber entered into a partnership with mobile phone based lender Branch. The partnership is aimed at advancing loans to Uber drivers in Kenya. The loan is meant to help the drivers ..
When Little Ride, a joint taxi business venture by Kenya’s leading Telco Company Safaricom and Craft Silicon, launched they caused a ripple in the business. Uber’s first instinct was lowering its prices. ..
Probably by now you should have heard of autonomous car projects by companies such as Google and Tesla. By autonomous I mean self-driving cars. Sometime last month we even wrote to you about the plans ..
For quite some time the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been pondering on how to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) from the taxi transport system. Initially KRA had opted to charge VAT to the taxi hailing ..
Almost every other week a new startup crops up in Kenya, hoping to reap with Uber’s farming methods. The last one was a Rwandan effort in the Kenyan market and it’s anyone’s guess how that one goes. ..
WhereIsMyTransport is a technology company that wants to transform the transport sector in Africa, both formal and informal. The South African company specifically wants to collate transit data for formal ..
As if the cab-hailing app business wasn’t crowded enough in Kenya, a new player is dribbling their iOS and Android apps to the playing field. Taxi Chap Chap. This new player aims to captivate users with ..
Just recently, Kenyan taxi drivers were up in arms following increased business shift to modern taxi hailing company Uber. One of the major issue was eligibility in partnering with Uber Kenya, that only ..
Uber has scrapped the commission fees for London’s black cab drivers in an attempt to show the two can live together peacefully. The company said that it will cut off 5 per cent commission it usually ..
Have you noticed a change on you Uber app? Suddenly atoms are moving across my screen but that is just about it for an unobservant user like me. According to Uber, the new change is meant to bring out a human ..
Two months ago Uber allowed the use of cash and mobile money in Kenya. The company has gone further and redesigned its Partner app to give its drivers more information on how to make more money while delivering ..
Many people have placed complaints concerning Uber drivers and the App. Well, this time Uber driver was accused of allegedly assaulting a passenger. Police arrested the driver on Wednesday for allegedly ..