From ‘beba beba’ to booking seat: E-shuttles take on matatus to ease commute

A storm is brewing in the matatu sector as three technology companies plan to introduce mass transport apps. Little Cabs, Safiri Express and Egypt-based Swvl have vowed to disrupt the matatu sector. The three tech firms are testing ways to get customers to destinations with fewer stops, at affordable prices, while maintaining high quality and […]

Uber sees opportunity for minibus service in Nairobi

Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove successful, a company executive said on Wednesday. Uber estimates that more than a third of Kenyans in Nairobi use the often crowded minibuses, […]