Uber buckles to Moscow’s demands

An agreement with Moscow authorities stipulates that it will only work with licensed taxi drivers - and allegedly share data with the government.

Uber unveils promising SA lease option

Uber is a welcome service in this country, but is facing uphill from drivers in other countries.

Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos

The US car-booking company has signed agreements with Kia and Lagos-based Access Bank to reduce the down payment required for new vehicles.

Uber drives home need to innovate

The challenges to the taxi industry require a holistic new approach to public transport.

No fare, cry Uber taxi competitors

Rivals say the taxi service is using illicit loopholes to dodge paying tax and other regulations.

Uber service banned in New Delhi after driver accused of rape

The popular taxi service Uber has been banned from operating in the capital after a woman was allegedly raped by one of the service's drivers.

Uber: The app that takes you for a ride

The company behind the car-summoning Uber is expanding its global reach.

Colonialism explored

A six-year project brings the Berlin Africa Conference and its legacy up to date.

On the pain of death

<b>Antjie Krog</b> gave the keynote address at the Goethe-Institut's <i>Über(W)unden Art in Troubled Times</i> conference. This is an extract.

From painting to performance: A programme of events

<em>Über(W)unden -- Art in Troubled Times</em> consists of a conference and cultural interventions. The conference takes place from September 7 to 10.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world