Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya

By mahlokoane percy ngwato

Uber has launched in Mombasa, which brings the company’s growing global network to 399 cities. With the launch of Uber, an innovative technology platform, Mombasa joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa. Following the success of Uber in many other cities, Uber is excited to launch its service to the people of Mombasa.

Uber’s innovative platform connects drivers with riders in real time, at the touch of a button. Whether you’re going to work or going out with friends, Uber provides an affordable, safe and reliable way.

Mombasa’s natural beauty has always made it a popular tourist destination attracting local and international visitors, it is also a cultural and economic hub. This is one of the many reasons why Uber loves Mombasa - a city of beauty with a vibrant local spirit.

RELATED: Uber and WesBank sign multimillion-rand partnership

Nate Anderson, acting General Manager for Uber Kenya said: “We’re really excited to be 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 said: “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.”

Kagure Wamunyu added: “Uber is a new and exciting platform that is changing the way Kenyans move around their cities and we are shaping the future of cities across the world. Mombasa is a cultural and economic hub as well as a popular tourist destination that has a need for safe, reliable and efficient transportation and we are so excited to be launching here.”
 

African Business Review’s March issue is now live.

Follow @AfricaBizReview and @MrNLon on Twitter.

African Business Review is also on Facebook. 

Share

Featured Articles

Age of the CISO – a new chapter for cyber security

HE Dr Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government and Dr Aloysius Cheang, Chief Security Officer Huawei UAE, on the new age of the CISO

Exclusive: Making the UAE a global force in cybersecurity

His Excellency Dr Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government, on plans to build the world’s most secure digital society for a safer society

UAE cyber leaders – back to basics to prepare for the future

HE Dr Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government and Dr Aloysius Cheang, Chief Security Officer Huawei UAE, on the future of cybersecurity

Top 10: Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE speaker highlights

Leadership & Strategy

10 apps to improve wellbeing on World Mental Health Day

Leadership & Strategy

Meet the COO: Brook Sims of MAC Diversity Recruiters

Leadership & Strategy