Uber launches in Nairobi, Kenya

Uber, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, the “Green City in the Sun” is East Africa’s economic powerhouse. Locals tear into meat in restaurants squeezed between car parks and casinos, or overlooking the misty green hills that fall into the Great Rift Valley on the edge of the city. Families explore the city park, where giraffes contend with high-rises to fill the skyline.

Nairobi is also a city of huge aspiration: lunchtime botox sessions, Imax cinemas and city spas contrast with flamboyant street sellers who hawk roast corn and sugar cane. The city has it all, but as of today, it has one more feather in its cap, it has Uber!

Read more: Nairobi, your uberX is arrving now! | Uber Blog.