As I take my seat in this silver-coloured Toyota Corolla on Wednesday morning and settle into a conversation with its driver, I realise from a quick scan of the dashboard that it is not a new car. Which means by August 20 – if the new Lagos e-hailing licensing regime takes off – it will […]
An Uber spokesperson told TechCabal: “The current proposed regulations are inconsistent and unclear. We are working to better understand how they will impact the future of our business and network of driver-partners.”
You can now take an Uber ride when you run out of both physical cash and money in your bank account. The ride-hailing company has added another payment feature to its app for users in Africa. Riders can now load their ‘Uber Cash’ wallets with money for rides. It further reduces the need for cash […]
On Monday, Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub, as well as the Federal Capital Territory and Ogun state where Nigeria’s index case was recorded and where movement had been on lockdown since March 30 as part of plans to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the country, reopened for business. Despite saying that the lockdown would gradually ease, […]
There’s a lockdown in three states in Nigeria and the mobility sector is already feeling it.
Uber has suspended operations and in Ibadan, Safeboda is scaling back marketing efforts
Uber launched a boat service in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, as the global transport company continues its expansion plans in Africa’s largest economy. The boat service will now undergo a two-week pilot phase, Uber officials said at a press conference on Friday. The launch of the service comes months after Global Head of Business Development, […]