Aug 29, 2019

On-demand transport firm SWVL moves on Kenya expansion

Company outlines strategy to use US$15-million from latest series funding.
May 22, 2019

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

Uber competitor plans to launch in Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal in 2019.
Dec 6, 2018

Uber, JUMO partner to roll out vehicle finance platform

JUMO Drive piloted in Kenya, with plans to expand offering across Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019.
Jul 20, 2018

Kenyans to pay more for digital ride hailing services

Taxify and LittleCab confirm increases, while Uber will review existing agreements before making any decision.
Jun 28, 2018

Some ride-hailing drivers use tech to defraud customers

Driver partners affiliated to Uber and Taxify are accused of manipulating the system to cash-in on unsuspecting customers.
Jun 19, 2018

Uber, Taxify drivers demand higher percentage split

Drivers from the e-hailing companies took to the streets yesterday to protest lower income margins due to rising fuel prices.
May 17, 2018

Uber Movement unveiled at East Africa Com

Company to exploit enhanced mapping technology, data sharing and ride sharing.
Mar 2, 2018

SA police call for vigilance after Taxify murder

Law enforcement makes appeal following murder that could be linked to an ongoing turf war between metered taxis and raid hailing services.
Feb 23, 2018

Uber looks to leverage SSA growth opportunity

Exec says countries in the region are characterised by rapid urbanisation.
Feb 21, 2018

Uber quits Morocco over regulatory environment

Company says it hopes to return as soon as new rules are in place.
Nov 23, 2017

Uber data breach didn't affect Africa

News reports claim the company not only kept the global breach secret from the victims, but also paid hackers to keep quiet.