23 Feb

Top law firms gun for Uber in SA driver exploitation lawsuit

Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys, assisted by Leigh Day, prepare a class-action lawsuit against Uber BV and Uber SA on behalf of South African Uber drivers.

Jan 21, 2021

Drivers plot Uber Eats app boycott amid looming protest

Scores of Uber Eats driver partners plan a nationwide protest against the company’s alleged “slavery” treatment of staff and significantly reduced earnings.

Jan 14, 2021

Flying cars showcased at CES 2021

General Motors and Archer Aviation both showcased their electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft at the virtual Consumer Electronics Show.


How 2020’s events are transforming the business travel sector

At a recent virtual event, two Concur partners, Uber and Flight Centre, shared insights about the impact of the pandemic on their customers and operations.


CompCom to fight merger creep, cartel conduct in digital economy

The competition watchdog believes the digital economy threatens to further marginalise vulnerable businesses and therefore regulation is necessary.


Uber, Bolt reject government’s proposed pricing controls

The e-hailing companies express concern that the planned Economic Regulation of Transport Bill grants the regulator extensive powers on pricing.

Oct 14, 2020

E-hailing protest ends in shooting, arrest of drivers

The two-day protest by Uber and Bolt drivers ended with two Johannesburg protesters shot with rubber bullets and seven others arrested.

Oct 12, 2020

E-hailing drivers hold nationwide protest, call for regulation

E-hailing drivers and operators across various platforms stage what they call the “mother of all” protests, calling for government regulation of the industry.

Sep 1, 2020

Uber SA launches motorbike courier service

The new on-demand delivery service will see Uber get a piece of SA’s courier market pie, as the industry copes with high demand amid the lockdown.

Jul 28, 2020

Ride-hailing app Taxi Live Africa begins expansion

After successfully operating in Durban and signing up 3 000 partner drivers, locally-developed Taxi Live Africa expands to Gauteng.

Jul 21, 2020

Governing bodies threaten shutdown of 'Bolt's manipulative system'

The South African E-hailing Association and the E-hailing Operators Interim Committee are demanding the halt of Bolt’s new low-cost service, Bolt Go.

Jul 16, 2020

High-profile Twitter accounts hijacked in crypto scam

A coordinated social engineering attack targets top users like Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian, among others.

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