Africa Google Maps now get driving directions


The internet search giant Google has now introduced driving directions for maps in Africa. Drivers with GPRS navigation systems or mobile phones with such applications can use Google Maps to get directions to their destinations. Google Maps in Ghana According to the Google Africa Blog: “Well, the wait is over - we’ve recently launched driving directions for maps in Africa! So the next time you are in Ghana driving from Kotoka International Airport to Hotel Novotel in Victoria Borg, Accra or you just want to drive from Nairobi to Kampala, visit Google Maps and allow us to help you get to your destination. “We are grateful to our active African online cartographers who have helped make our African maps what they are today, through our community mapping tool Google Map Maker. Try out the driving directions today. If anything is amiss, you can correct it in Google Map Maker.” Google said the addition of this feature is the latest in a series of launches which included local domains for most of the African countries and is testimony to “our focus on improving geographic content in Africa.”