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Uber Celebrates 10 Years in SA by Launching its First Electric Mobility Product

Uber Commemorates 10-year Anniversary in South Africa. To celebrate the milestone, they officially launched the country's first electric mobility product, along with a number of new innovative mobility and delivery products and the expansion of existing features to new...

Uber Launches a New Suite of Safety Features Across SSA

Today Uber announced the launch of multiple new products and features which are going live this month in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria. The launch, which took place simultaneously across various locations in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA),...

Uber to Introduce New Features for Drivers in Kenya

Uber, a global ride-hailing company, will be introducing new features on its app for drivers in Kenya. This includes being able to choose routes in which they want to operate. According to Business Daily, the drivers will be able to...

Uber Partners with South African Police to Help Address Safety Concerns

Uber Sub-Saharan Africa has today revealed it has been running a Safety Sessions Programme in partnership with the South African Police Service (SAPS) to help address the safety concerns raised by drivers and delivery people on the Uber platform. During...

Uber Seeks to Help Out SA Drivers With These New Offerings

Today Uber has announced the launch of Uber Black by the Hour and Reserve in South Africa. According to the ride-hailing powerhouse, these new offerings will seek to complement on-demand, point-to-point trips that will provide added convenience. Uber Reserve and Uber...

In Pictures: IoT Forum Africa 2022

The premier internet of things event in Africa was held on 29 and 30 March last week in Sandton, Johannesburg. The hybrid event sought to equip decision-makers from various industries with the knowledge and tools needed to plan and...

Uber South Africa is Offering 100,000 Free Rides to Get Teachers Vaccinated

The South African government has fast-tracked the vaccine rollout for teachers and staff at schools across the country. Educators and staff of schools will begin receiving their COVID-19 jabs on Wednesday 23 June in a two-week push project aiming...

Uber Won’t Charge Trip Cancellation Fees in Kenya

Uber revealed that it will no longer charge fees to Kenyan users, specifically in Mombasa and Nairobi, who cancel their rides. In an email to users, the ride-hailing platform says, "At Uber, we are always monitoring rider experience, market dynamics,...

Uber Expands Ride-Hailing Service in Kenya

Uber has expanded its ride-hailing service and online food delivery business to Nakuru, Kenya. According to Business Daily, this move will increase competition in the East African town where taxi-hailing services are dominated by Wasili Cabs and Bolt. “We remain optimistic...

Uber Cash Digital Wallet Launched in Sub-Saharan Africa

Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with Nigerian founded fintech Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of remittance partners active on Flutterwave’s Pan-African...
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