Tag: Bolt

Bolt Introduces Advance Booking Through Scheduled Rides

Bolt, the ride-hailing platform, has announced the launch of scheduled rides, a new feature aimed at providing passengers with advance booking options.

Bolt Appoints New CFO At It Surpasses 150 Million Customers

European mobility leader Bolt has announced it has surpassed 150 million customers in over 45 countries and 500 cities. Bolt’s 150 million customers are spread across its suite of mobility products which include ride-hailing, micromobility (scooter and e-bike rental), food delivery, grocery delivery, Bolt Drive,...

Bolt Appoints Takura Malaba As Regional Manager For East And Southern Africa

Bolt has appointed Takura Malaba as the new Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, effective January 1, 2023. Takura takes over from Kenneth Micah, who was the Regional Manager for Eastern Africa since October 2019. Takura joined Bolt in November 2021 as the Country...

Chicken Is The Most Ordered Item In 2022 – Bolt Report

Chicken was the most ordered item on the Bolt Food platform, with customers requesting the dish over 30,000 times throughout the year. While chicken was the most popular choice, followed by pizza, burgers, and alcohol, there was also an increase in the number of...

List: The 5 Taxi-Hailing Companies Licensed To Operate In Kenya

Only five digital taxi hailing companies have been approved by The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) to operate in Kenya. NTSA released a notice on Monday, October 31 revealing a list of the five companies licensed to operate in the country as: Uber,...

Uber Caves in After Drivers Strike, Cuts Its Commission

Drivers had decried the impact of the 25% commission on their earnings, in the context of the rising cost of living, with fuel and food prices at record highs, in addition to macro-economic pressures such as a weakened shilling. The drivers complained that earnings from Uber in Kenya were meager, leading many to struggle - with several even having their vehicles repossessed for failure to pay the loans they took to acquire them.