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Cosatu slams Uber’s business model

Uber is coming under increased pressure as trade union federation Cosatu is now taking aim at the Internet ride-sharing service. Opposition to Uber has become evident among rival metered

Zapacab helps taxis take on Uber

Resurrected start-up Zapacab plans to equip local metered taxis with technology to help them be more competitive against Internet ride sharing service Uber. Uber has been in the spotlight

Taxi industry cries foul over Uber

Mobile phone taxi service Uber has become the latest target to feel the heat in the fight for dominance over South Africa’s transport sector. The growing opposition by other taxi operators to the service is now pressuring

Uber drivers allegedly harassed

Rival metered taxis are allegedly intimidating drivers and passengers of Internet service Uber outside Gautrain stations in Johannesburg. This is according to a number of passengers who have taken to social media to complain

Thousands sign Uber Cape Town petition

Internet ride-sharing service Uber has notched up over 13 000 signatures on Friday as part of a petition targeted at raising “awareness” over its permit problems in Cape Town. Over 200 Uber cars have been

Uber upbeat on Jo’burg expansion

Uber is not concerned over Johannesburg officials mulling new regulations for the Internet ride sharing service in the city. On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that the City of Johannesburg is consulting with

Cape Town impounds Uber cars

Traffic officials have so far impounded over 200 Uber cars in Cape Town during 2015, according to the Internet ride-sharing service. In January, it was reported that over 60 cars were impounded in the

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