This promise of safety, it seems, is becoming even more difficult to keep as reports continue to make the rounds about riders, especially women, being harassed in various forms, from unwelcome physical contact to intimidation, verbal abuse, endangerment and in extreme cases, physical harm.
With Taxify’s marginal win in Techcabal’s survey and its expansion to other Nigerian cities, it may be heading for Uber’s ride-hailing crown soon.
Local entrepreneurs in Nigeria’s coal city hope to capture the online ride-hailing market before Uber and Taxify notice. Assuming the market exists.
I once scoffed at a poorly-researched suggestion that Taxify might be beating Uber in Lagos. I was wrong. This is the current state of things.
We’ve seen this before. There is no universe in which any of these players beat Uber.
Taxify is raising its prices in Kenya… for a while