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Transport MEC slams anti-Uber violence

Gauteng roads & transport MEC Ismail Vadi has spoken out against a group of metered taxi drivers who assaulted him last week Monday during the department’s announcement that it would be licensing Uber operators. “I want to make it absolutely

Uber vehicles stoned in Sandton

Three metro police officials have been injured after metered taxi drivers stoned two Uber cars and two metro police vehicles in Sandton on Friday. The attack took place at 12.30pm on Friday on

Cash payment option coming to Uber in SA

Internet ride-sharing service Uber will switch on a cash payment option in South Africa next week as part of a pilot. Since launching in South Africa in 2013, Uber has only accepted credit

Jo’burg to get all-electric Uber cars

Internet ride-hailing service Uber will launch UberGreen in Johannesburg next week, offering environmentally conscious users of the popular application the option to ride exclusively in all-electric vehicles. Uber is working with both BMW

Uber glitches affecting Cape Town users

Ride hailing application Uber has apologised for problems in Cape Town that have left some users stranded. The application on Wednesday was experiencing network problems that left riders stranded. “We’re experiencing a temporary

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Apple’s earnings: no, the sky isn’t falling

Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8% fall in Apple’s stock price. From an investor’s perspective, the decline in sales of the iPhone is a signal of worse

‘Small number’ of Uber drivers boycott app

Internet ride-sharing app Uber says a “small number” of its Cape Town drivers have decided to stop partnering with the service amid price decreases of up to 20%. Uber this week announced it will drop prices from 7 April in Johannesburg

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