On-demand deliver service company Glovo has partnered with News Cafe in a move aimed at expanding their market footprint in the country.

The company will their an app and their website to enable customer order food to be delivered to them in realtime.

Speaking during the partnership announcement, William Benthall, Glovo General Manager for Kenya, said that the move will benefit News Cafe’s customers through enhancing the efficiency of service delivery while also positioning Glovo as a trusted delivery partner to use.

“We are proud of this partnership and we look forward to delivering News Cafe products to our consumers spread across Nairobi. We know how niche the News Cafe customer is and it is a great pleasure for us to be able to offer our services to this particular market segment. Our desire to be the top-of-mind delivery app necessitated our entry into this partnership and we look forward to enabling our new consumer base access News Cafe products from wherever they are in Nairobi. We believe that this partnership will help us achieve our broader strategy of being a one-stop-shop for all our customer’s needs and deliveries”.

The partnership increases the outlets that Glovo has partnered with. Previous partnerships include outlets such as Java House Africa, Artcaffe, Simbisa Brands, Zucchini Greengrocers, Naivas and Onn the Way Supermarkets.

Glovo was founded in 2015 in Barcelona and has since then expanded operations to 3 continents i.e. Europe, Africa, and South America. The service launched in Kenya in February 2019 and is present in over 20 countries and more than 100 cities. In Africa it is available in Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, and Ivory Coast.

Glovo is now operating in the following areas;
  • Karen
  • Mombasa Rd up to GM
  • Thika Rd up to Roysambu & Kasarani
  • Kiambu Rd up to Thindigua
  • Limuru Rd up to Ruaka
  • Waiyaki Way up to Mountain View
  • Ngong Rd up to Karen
  • Langáta Rd up to Galleria
  • Eastlands – Nyayo Estate, Tassia, Fedha, KQ Pride Center
  • Kitengela
  • Nakuru

How to order through Glovo

1. Download the app for Android or iOS.
2. Insert Delivery Location: Input the address to which you’d like your items to be delivered to.
3. Find the perfect store and make your selection, or use the Anything tab for something not available on the app.
4. Sit back and track the progress of your delivery