African Tech Roundup
Should Uber Leave Kenya?
Feb 8, 2016 · 30 min
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No doubt about it— it’s an unsettling time to be an Uber driver in Kenya. This past week, more reports of intimidation and violence against Uber drivers have been reported in Nairobi. And you can be certain that the beef is not over Uber’s shocking new logo.

It appears Uber’s presence in the East African nation has begun to to seriously offend the nationalist sensibilities of some Kenyans. In this week’s discussion on the African Tech Round-up, Tefo Mohapi and I try and wrap our minds around the angst surrounding Uber in Kenya and ask a simple question, “Should Uber Leave Kenya?”

Music Credits:
Music by Kevin MacLeod (
Music licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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