Uber Drivers Begin Strike in Kenya

Uber Drivers Begin Strike in Kenya
Uber Drivers Begin Strike in Kenya

Kenyan taxi drivers who use hailing apps such as Uber have gone on strike to force operators to double fares.

The drivers of Uber, Bolt and other taxi apps through their umbrella lobby Digital Taxi Forum announced the indefinite strike that begun on Monday.

Waweru Jamaicah the secretary general of the Drivers and Partners Association of Kenya, said that the strikers want better working terms, a sustainable business model and the introduction of an online taxi regulations.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


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