Uber expands in Africa: ‘Uber Eats’ to be launched in Kenya

Uber plans to launch its food delivering service Uber Eats in Nairobi, Kenya. The new service is expected to be available by the end of this year. Nairobi will be the fourth city in Africa where the service will be available, after Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.

The global food delivery app Uber Eats is the latest city that is to be added to the firm’s more than 200 city locations – with Cairo in Egypt – and expanding its 80,000 restaurant partners.

Uber has been present for some time in Nairobi with its taxi services. “Uber has announced its continued investment in East Africa with the forthcoming launch of Uber Eats in Kenya,” stated Janet Kemboi, spokesperson for Uber East Africa in a report by BusinessChief.

The spokesperson says Uber is looking forward to bringing food delivery at the push of a button to Kenya in the coming months. Uber is in discussion with a number of local and national restaurant partners in Kenya that want to be part of the food delivery service in Kenya. Uber expects a large for the food delivery service.

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