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October 31, 2017 1:15 PM Lucky punters strike millions from Sh1

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31- A male nurse and Uber driver became the latest millionaires in town after striking windfalls from mobile betting firm betPawa. Paul Karanja and Abdi Ahmed staked Sh1m each, combining 26 teams in bet accumulators that yielded the windfall. Karanja, a government nurse placed 10 different one-shilling multi-bets, and only realized 30

September 28, 2017 7:54 PM Uber ranks Kenya second biggest market in Africa

Taxi hailing firm Uber has 363,000 active users in Kenya, according to the latest statistics released by the company to mark its fourth year of operation on the continent. The statistics by the San-Fransisco-based firm show South Africa as Uber’s biggest market in Africa with 969,000 active riders, while Kenya is second. The data, released Thursday 22

September 26, 2017 12:27 AM Africa Travel Association’s 41st Annual World Tourism Conference showcases African tourism

eTN is sharing this article without copyright claim with journalists and publications interested in travel and tourism news. The Africa Travel Association (ATA) hosted the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, from August 28-31, 2017. The conference, which was developed to promote tourism as an engine for economic growth across Africa 20

September 25, 2017 8:35 AM Uber set to launch a national bus service in Egypt

Uber is set to launch a bus service in Egypt, the most populous Arab country with over 90 million inhabitants and notoriously heavy traffic. According to the Quartz Africa Weekly Brief, the national bus service will look beyond Cairo to include other major governorates. Uber currently operates in the capital, which the second most populous African city at over 21 million 8

September 11, 2017 7:52 AM E-taxi drivers down their tools

E-hailing drivers on Uber, Taxify, Little and Mondo Ride platforms have gone on strike in Nairobi. The drivers are protesting against unfriendly policies by their service providers. “We online drivers and partners would like to inform our esteemed customers that as from this coming Monday 11/9/2017 our services shall not be available until further notice 32

September 8, 2017 4:39 PM HUrricane Irma: When will Uber and Lyft suspend service in South Florida?

With Hurricane Irma rapidly approaching South Florida, Uber has already suspended its ride-sharing services in the Florida Keys. Lyft has announced it will do the same at midnight Friday. Riders in Miami-Dade and Broward counties can continue to use the services until weather conditions deteriorate to the point where it is considered too unsafe to be on the roads 6

August 31, 2017 3:50 AM 'We're at God's mercy': Texas coast doused with new assault from Harvey's rain and winds

The biggest rainstorm in U.S. mainland history made a second landfall on the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, cutting a devastating path across southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana — even as the sun began to emerge in Houston and some residents returned to their waterlogged homes. A string of coastal Texas cities were engulfed in water as Harvey came ashore 5

August 4, 2017 6:07 AM Big Kev the ultimate Mr Fix It: He’d network people- pick up that call, make the connection

If you google ‘Mister and Miss University Kenya National Theatre, 1997’, you will learn of a World Cup qualifier in Tunis in the September of 1997, the Department of Theatre and Drama in Indiana university, ditto the faculty of Drake University ( not the annoying musician) and Mr. John K. Djisenu of Ghana. What you will not learn is that Kevin Ombajo 2

July 25, 2017 5:18 AM Uber driver caught by passenger allegedly receiving oral sex from lady friend

UBER has reportedly suspended a driver after a customer claimed the man was engaged in sex acts with a woman during the “dangerous and inappropriate” trip. Aner Manuel, of Boston, took to the company’s Facebook page to complain about a trip where his driver appeared to receive oral sex from a woman. According to Manuel, he got in the car and noticed 15

June 21, 2017 2:41 PM Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after months of damaging headlines

Back in April, former Fox News employee Bill O'Reilly took a long vacation from which he never returned. Now, Uber's uber-bro CEO, Travis Kalanick, is following the same play. Last December, Kalanick launched a pilot program involving self-driving cars in San Francisco. Unfortunately, he did so without getting approval from the California Department 25