Uber Increases Minimum Fares to 300Ksh after Driver Uproar in Kenya

The taxi hailing service Uber has increased its minimum fares to 300 Ksh. (3USD) from 200 Ksh after a recent strike by its drivers citing low income.

According to a statement sent to us by Uber communications in Kenya, Uber is raising prices in Kenya because they believe driver-partners will earn more as a result of these changes and that riders will continue to enjoy access to a safe, affordable and reliable service.

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Last year, the company aiming to fight back competition made a 35% price slash on fairs. at the  time, little cabs was entering the market.

The new fares have been revised as follows:-

Nairobi Fares:

NEW FARES KES 42 per KM KES 100 base fare KES 3 per min KES 300 minimum fare
OLD FARES KES 35 per KM KES 100 base fare KES 3 per min KES 200 minimum fare

Mombasa Fares:

NEW FARES KES 42 per KM 70 KES base fare, KES 3 per min KES 200 minimum fare
OLD FARES KES 35 per KM KES 50 base fare KES 3 per min KES 150 minimum fare

 

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