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SafeBoda set to end operations in Kenya on November 27th

SafeBoda has announced plans to end its operations the country come November 27th as confirmed by the company on Monday.

In a statement, the company attributed the decision to COVID-19 pandemic which has made it difficult to make profits in the country.

Even though the economy is struggling to pick up, they are not sure whether the pandemic will end any time soon thus why the decision was arrived at.

Customers using their app have been advised to utilize their free rides before the said date and those who will have unclaimed trips, they will be compensated by the company.

Over 4,000 riders are expected to feel the impact of the closure which has made their daily business easier given the number of customers on their platform.

The news also comes days after Java House confirmed firing their employees in a scheme meant to keep the business afloat.

Employees have been granted the option to submit their voluntary resignation which will come with a retirement package.

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