Uber, the global ride-hailing company that relies on smartphone technology for dispatch and fee payment, has become the most recognized alternative to traditional taxicabs. Many prefer Uber, which launched in the US in 2009, because of its fair prices, quality standards, and convenience. The concept has spread globally.
By June 2017, Uber was already operating in 15 major African cities, with some 60,000 drivers in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Uber has hit 1 billion trips in Africa, Operating in 42 cities currently across Africa this is surely a major miles stone for the company.