Uber's Expansion in West Africa Faces Hurdles

July 11, 2019 03:26 AM
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Ride-hailing application Uber, after successful launches in Ghana and Nigeria, is looking to expand in West Africa to Senegal's capital, Dakar.  But in a city full of taxis, and drivers without smartphones, the Silicon Valley company will have to overcome a lot of challenges to make a profit.  From Dakar, VOA's Esha Sarai reports.