Motorbike Mode on Google Maps now available in Kenya, First for Africa

Google has officially launched navigation service for bike riders in Kenya, first in Africa, can say.

It will offer voice navigation service for motorbike riders on the mainland out of the blue. Most African nations have many engine bicycle clients, with many offering taxi administrations.

“For over a million Kenyans, boda bodas are a convenient and affordable way to move and transport goods from one place to another,” Google said in a statement.

“With Google Maps’ new Motorbike Mode, users across Kenya will now be able to get directions and turn-by-turn navigation, to suggest routes that are more efficient,” Google Said

Furthermore, Google said they have set aside 100 million shillings ($992,000) to train Kenyan farmers in digital skills.


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