Google Maps Navigation now available in Kenya, Ghana, Senegal and Ivory Coast!


Google Maps users in  Kenya, Ghana, Senegal and Ivory Coast will now have voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation available to them according to a Google Africa Blog post. According to the post;

It includes everything you’d expect from a GPS navigation system – turn-by-turn voice guidance and automatic rerouting – and more.  Google Maps Navigation (Beta) requires no downloads or updates, and is accessible to any smartphone user running Android 2.2+ or iOS 5.1+ in these countries (iOS 5.1 not available in Ivory Coast).

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With turn-by-turn navigation, users’ phones will announce upcoming directions to them as they move along their route — in English or French.