We are very open to competition. It gives riders more choice; the more competition they have in the market, the more affordable the product becomes and the more the service level goes up. It translates to a better experience for riders. That is extremely important for us.
The Turkana refer to it as Anam Ka’alakol. The reference made its way into Yvonne Owuor’s debut novel, Dust as parts of it are set in Turkana, particularly near the lake’s shores. The term means the sea of many fish.
Nairobi has not stopped growing though, it is only that Lagos grew faster. According to a 2016 startups funding report by DisruptAfrica, Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya attracted the highest percentage, 80.3%, of all funding put into the continent.
African Stock Photo promises better rates for photographers and great user experience for the buyers and the photographers. It is barely months old but it seems to witnessing some positive growth.
Nomad is Eat Out’s second publication, after Yummy, a food and drinks focused magazine. Nomad maintains, if not slightly surpassing, the high quality and easily readable content that is associated with Yummy.
MCSK used a platform called Vericast to log the frequency at which each song is played. Payment of royalties is commensurate with the pings of song on the platform. This is the data that Dan Aceda, a.k.a The Crown Prince of Benga, got access to, and decided to crunch to see if it reflects some notions held about the music scene.
For Nairobi, the minimum fare reverts to the initial Kshs.300, while the cost per kilometre will now be Kshs. 42, from the current Kshs. 35. The base fare and price per kilometre remain at Kshs.100 and ksh.3, respectively.
This was a surprise marketing campaign, not a product launch. This however, seems to have eluded a number of UberCHOPPER enthusiasts. A number of search terms hits on this blog point to a number of people inquiring about the service. And they seem pointed, and specific.