Bolt boosts e-hailing safety with passenger SOS button
The e-hailing firm introduces an emergency response button to enable riders to easily connect to a 24/7 emergency or police service via the app.
Bolt, minibus taxi passengers get free Internet access in SA
Internet of things company Leep Africa partners with Bolt and private minibus taxis to give passengers free Internet access.
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.
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.
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.
Bolt drivers, operators march against ‘exploitation’
Bolt protesters rallied to the e-hailing firm’s headquarters this morning, to deliver a memorandum of grievances, accompanied by EFF members.
SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking
Banks are aggressively remodelling into marketplace banking, offering customers an ecosystem of aggregated products beyond the financial scope.
Thousands of Bolt drivers protest over low-cost service
Scores of Bolt commuters were left stranded yesterday, when thousands of drivers went offline and protested against its new affordable service, Bolt Go.
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.
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.
Mbalula looks into assisting Uber, Bolt with financial aid
Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says the ministry is engaging government stakeholders on assisting e-hailing companies with coronavirus financial aid.