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Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

With exactly a week to what is probably Kenya's most anticipated elections,¬†Uber has partnered with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ferry Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to and from their respective polling stations in Nairobi, Thika and Mombasa on August 8, 2017, free of charge. Uber will also give all new and… Continue reading Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

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Real-Time ID Check introduced to increase safety for Uber drivers in Kenya

Uber today announced the roll-out of an intelligent new safety feature, Real-Time ID check in yet another innovation on its technology to improve safety for drivers and riders using the app. With the new feature, drivers are periodically prompted to share a selfie before going online, Uber then compares this photo to the one corresponding… Continue reading Real-Time ID Check introduced to increase safety for Uber drivers in Kenya

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Safaricom’s Taxi hailing app, Little Cab expands to Kisumu

Craft Silicon has announced that taxi hailing service, Little, powered by Safaricom is now available in Kisumu and the surrounding Towns. The launch comes eleven months since the hailing service was officially unveiled in Nairobi last year. The service is now available in three major towns, Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu with a planned launch in… Continue reading Safaricom’s Taxi hailing app, Little Cab expands to Kisumu