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National Land Transport Amendment Bill process aims to revamp public transport
National Land Transport Amendment Bill process aims to revamp public transport
So many tensions are experienced daily in the South African public transport sector. The amendments proposed in the National Land Transport...
Mobility: South Africans have to find local solutions to solve congestion problems
Mobility: South Africans have to find local solutions to solve congestion problems
Mobility is a hot topic in local innovation, and solutions will need to be as varied as the challenges. If you’ve lived in any of South Africa’s major cities, it’s easy to understand why mobility is something that’s on everyone’s minds. Train delays affect rail commuters,...
The future of motoring - don't get caught up in the hype
The future of motoring - don't get caught up in the hype
The local motoring industry really, really matters. Statistics presented at the National Automobile Association of South Africa’s Automotive...
​Walking among unicorns
​Walking among unicorns
The City of San Francisco is not big. It is roughly 12km long, and the same wide. Data from the 2016 census tells us that it is home to about...
To save jobs, Uber takes on government over law amendments
To save jobs, Uber takes on government over law amendments
Ride-hailing firm Uber believes that the transport ministry's amendments to the National Land Transport Act (NLTA) 2009 could mean the loss of 9...
Uber: It’s drivers vs the corporate machine
Uber: It’s drivers vs the corporate machine
Uber will deal with aggrieved drivers individually and not as a group.
Uber, Taxify: Drivers v corporate
Uber, Taxify: Drivers v corporate
On Monday morning, thousands of concerned Uber and Taxify drivers met to discuss a memorandum which they delivered to the Uber head offices in...
Uber sued for pay inequality, sexual harassment, discrimination
Uber sued for pay inequality, sexual harassment, discrimination
A software engineer who formerly worked for Uber is suing the company over sexual harassment, racial discrimination and pay inequality in Uber’s...
Uber updates sexual assault policy
Uber updates sexual assault policy
On Tuesday, Uber announced that it will no longer settle sexual assault allegations through private arbitration, allowing users of the ride-sharing...
Chinese company joins race to steer self-driving cars
Chinese company joins race to steer self-driving cars
China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its chief executive Jack Ma confirmed on Thursday,...
Sagarmatha and other fairy tales
Sagarmatha and other fairy tales
The trials and tribulations of aspirant African tech giant Sagarmatha Technologies already make for a long list, just two weeks after it announced...

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