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Business highlights – September 29 2017

Kenya now second largest market for Uber in Africa Kenya is Uber’s most vibrant market in the East African region with the taxi hailing firm boasting 363,000 active users in the

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Uber celebrates four years in Africa

Taxi hailing service Uber is celebrating four years on the African continent this September. Since its launch in September in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) there are now 1.8 million active riders

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Business highlights – September 26 2017

Public unable to access county budget documents online Counties are still not making key documents available to the public online in a timely fashion. This is according to a finding

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Afternoon business highlights – September 15 2017

Uber announces plan to safeguard driver partners and passengers following protests Taxi hailing company, Uber has revealed plans to safeguard driver partners following protests from some of its operators. Earlier this

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Business highlights – September 12 2017 – Political jitters likely to affect agriculture, construction and tourism sectors

Political jitters likely to affect agriculture, construction and tourism sectors Political uncertainty in the run up to the October 17 Presidential election is likely to slow down economic growth to 4.8%

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Business highlights – September 11 2017 – Uber, Taxify and Mondo drivers threaten to go on strike today

Uber, Taxify and Mondo drivers threaten to go on strike today Drivers of online taxi services, including Uber, Little, Taxify and Mondo have threatened to switch off their apps today. The

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Business highlights – August 28 2017 – OLX introduces tougher verification measures for electronic sellers

Uber appoints Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: Online hailing firm Uber has picked Dara Khosrowshahi as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO) to replace ousted CEO Travis Kalanick. The 48-year-old

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Business highlights August 2 2017 – Uber to give disabled voters free rides on election day

Uber to give disabled voters free rides on election day Online hailing firm Uber has announced that it has partnered with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ferry

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Business highlights – Uber drivers threaten to go on strike over new pricing model

  Uber drivers threaten to go on strike over new pricing model Uber has introduced a low-cost option for customers willing to use older cars The firm’s drivers have vowed

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Business highlights – Uber Kenya announces support for driver-partners with new Greenlight Hub opening in Nairobi

Uber Kenya announces support for Driver-partners with new Greenlight Hub Opening in Nairobi Taxi hailing service, Uber Kenya has announced the opening of a new office space to support and

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