Tech, Travel

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

Travel

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