Uber is expanding into eight more cities in Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana, as well as beefing up its security procedures.
The corporation announced on September 7, 2022, that it will now be active in Owerri and Akure, Nigeria; Eldoret, Kisumu, Nakuru, and Naivasha, Kenya; and Tamale and Sunyani, Ghana.
The expansions, according to the firm, demonstrate Uber’s commitment to the region and suggest an additional potential for more drivers to earn. In addition, the company has offered sharing alternatives in various areas to assist riders save money and generate demand for drivers.
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Uber Connect, one of the app’s most popular offerings currently accessible in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ghana, will soon be available in two more Nigerian cities. Uber Connect is an on-demand delivery service that allows users to quickly send and receive products. The feature includes PIN verification, giving users peace of mind that their gift is being delivered to the correct individual.
The company has introduced UberX Share in Ghana and Nigeria, as well as Uber ChapChap Share in Kenya. Riders will be able to save up to 30% of their trip fee when matched with a co-rider travelling in the same direction, and if a match is not feasible, they will still be able to save 5% on their ride.
UberXL in Nairobi, Kenya: This option seats up to six people, making it ideal for airport and business journeys where extra luggage space is necessary. Riders in South Africa may now reserve their group travel for up to 30 days in advance with UberXL Reserve and Uber Van Reserve.
Uber Comfort will now be accessible in Ghana, in addition to South Africa and Côte d’Ivoire. This bespoke service is intended for bikers searching for a more comfortable enhancement to their usual ride. Uber Comfort drivers are regarded for providing outstanding service while displaying warmth, civility, and professionalism.