Home-grown e-hailing platform BozaRide launches in South Africa

The e-hailing platform is punting its pricing model and safety features as unique selling points in a highly competitive market.
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Exclusive: How Uber is empowering women in Africa

Uber is changing this paradigm by providing a platform for women to become flexible entrepreneurs and earn money on their terms says Marjorie Saint-Lot, Head of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, Uber.
Jan 19, 2023

Uber rides back into Tanzania

Company has today announced the resumption of its services in the East African country following a pause instituted in April 2022.
Nov 11, 2019

Bolt launches €10-m Environmental Impact Fund

Kenya-based M-Kopa will be the first beneficiary of the fund.
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.