Kenya: Uber takes to the streets of Mombasa

March 23, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

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Uber has officially revealed that is has launched its services in Mombasa, Kenya. According to the company, Mombasa’s natural beauty has always made it a popular tourist destination attracting local and international visitors. This is one of the many reasons why, according to the company, it loves Mombasa – a city of beauty with a vibrant local spirit.

At launch, Nate Anderson, acting General Manager for Uber Kenya said: “We’re really excited to launch Uber in Mombasa. Giving locals and visitors in Mombasa an affordable, easy and flexible choice to move around the city safely and reliably.”

Kagure Wamunyu, Operations Manager for Uber Kenya added that: “For those who don’t know, Uber moves around millions of global citizens every day offering affordable and reliable rides at the touch of a button. By offering a friendly and reliable complement to existing transport options, we can help improve urban mobility in Mombasa, reduce traffic congestion and the environmental impact of vehicles at the same time.”

The launch on Uber in Mombasa brings Uber’s growing global network to 399 cities.

Darryl Linington
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