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15 Jul 2019 | 09:46 AM UTC

Kenya: Nationwide ride-sharing drivers’ strike from July 15

Kenya News Alert

Ride-sharing service drivers to strike in Nairobi and major urban centres from July 15; interruptions to service possible in affected cities over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/15/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/19/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Nairobi). COUNTRY/REGION Kenya, Nairobi

Event

Ride-sharing service drivers are expected to strike in Nairobi and other urban centres from Monday, July 15, until further notice, to demand better salaries and working conditions. Platforms such as Uber, Taxify, Little Cab, Pewin Cabs, and Fone Taxi will all be affected by the strike.

As a result, interruptions to ride-sharing services are anticipated in cities affected by the strikes, notably in Nairobi, over the coming hours and days. Related demonstrations may result in traffic disruptions.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor developments, prepare for related disruptions, seek alternative means of transportation (if necessary), and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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