Safaricom And Craft Silicon To Launch LittleCabs To Battle Uber

Kenya’s greatest telecoms organization Safaricom is signing up with a nearby programming firm to dispatch a ride-hailing organization to tackle Uber as it looks for new wellsprings of income, its CEO said.

Safaricom, which is 40 percent claimed by England’s Vodafone , and Nairobi-based programming engineer Create Silicon will dispatch the application called Littlecabs in the following three weeks, Safaricom President Bob Collymore told Reuters in a meeting.

“It is successfully an adversary for Uber,” he said. “It is a neighborhood contender which will be less expensive and better for the neighborhood group.”


Uber works in a few African nations, including Kenya where it dispatched in mid 2015, drawing clients by offering lower costs what’s more, removing wheeling and dealing over tolls. Be that as it may, general cabbies have whined about its effect on business.

In Spring, the Kenyan powers accused six men of endeavored murder and malignant harm to property over an assault on a Uber cab driver in February.

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