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Uber and Taxi drivers clash in South Africa

Taxi drivers in South Africa on Thursday clashed with their colleagues driving Uber vehicles in the country’s major business district of Sandton near the Gautrain station, resulting in the destruction of three vehicles.

Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the…

Uber operators in Ghana under attack from Taxi drivers

Uber operators in Ghana's capital, Accra are under attack from some taxi drivers. The local Taxi drivers in the busiest parts of Accra have become hostile towards their rival Uber drivers. According to an Uber driver who spoke to Africa…

Uber sets ‘flying car’ launch for 2020

Uber says it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020. The ridesharing giant announced a series of partnerships to manufacture "vertical takeoff and…