Movement in Kampala otherwise is too expensive with no set price regulation for trips, too disorganised and too slow. But do these companies need more app features to stay relevant and become profitable or are they doomed by the city?
Taxify was welcomed by both riders and drivers, who were happy that the entrant had shaken up things in the taxicab sector. But it’s discount – popular with riders – was soon seen as a problem by the drivers
Uber drivers in Kampala are going offline and refusing to take passengers in protest after the company cut fares this month. A section of the drivers says that with the reduced fares, being an Uber driver is no longer a viable business option.