Feature: Kenyan old-style taxi drivers hang on amid challenges from hailing apps

NAIROBI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) –“I will not give up,” said Kenyan taxi driver Moses Karanja on Friday as he tried to wriggle through a heavy traffic along Uhuru Highway into city center, Nairobi. “Business is not very good, but I will not join them just yet,” he added. It is about four years since taxi-hailing […]

Uber Denies Report It Will Test Flying Taxis in Kenya

Uber Technologies Inc. denied a Kenyan newspaper report that it plans to introduce unmanned flying taxis in the East African nation. Business Daily, a Nairobi-based publication, reported Wednesday that the taxi-hailing service had sought approval to test drones in Kenya that can ferry as many as four passengers and that the company planned to introduce the service […]

Uber Seeks Licence To Test Flying Cars in Kenya.

An illustration of a flying car which can carry up to four passenge The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) director general Gilbert Kibe on Wednesday said the regulator had received a request from the US-based firm to allow testing of the new concept locally. Other firms that have also shown interest in flying drones in […]