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UCT campus evacuated, classes suspended after fire guts library
UCT campus evacuated, classes suspended after fire guts libraryArticle

UCT's library has been destroyed and students evacuated after the fire that started on the slopes of Table Mountain near Rhodes Memorial yesterday spread onto the Rondebosch campus...

Shan Radcliffe 19 Apr 2021

Big Uber and Bolt competitor launching in Cape Town soon
Big Uber and Bolt competitor launching in Cape Town soonArticle

DiDi has started its registration process for drivers in Cape Town and will begin offering ride-hailing services in the province over the next few weeks...

30 Mar 2021

SA Uber drivers move for employee rights in class action suit
SA Uber drivers move for employee rights in class action suitArticle

Uber drivers in South Africa are gearing up for a courtroom battle as they seek recognition as employees - not merely independent contractors...

25 Feb 2021

UberGo, a low-cost ride service, is now available in South Africa
UberGo, a low-cost ride service, is now available in South AfricaArticle

Uber South Africa recently announced that UberNam has been renamed to UberGo and that the service is now available across the country...

22 Feb 2021

Reimagining the Uber experience in 2021 and beyond
Reimagining the Uber experience in 2021 and beyondArticle

With 2021 in full swing and the economy slowly adjusting to new realities, many businesses need to relook their offerings to suit the changing needs of their consumers and communities.

Frans Hiemstra 2 Feb 2021

Growth ahead for e-hailing services
Growth ahead for e-hailing servicesArticle

Regulation could help e-hailing services grow and reduce their operating risks...

Jason Mellow 25 Jan 2021

Finalists in Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards announced
Finalists in Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards announcedArticle

17 finalists will walk away with awards and grants up to the value of R1.3m. A total of R12.6m will be awarded...

22 Jan 2021

'Movement that inspires' - Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategy
'Movement that inspires' - Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategyArticle

Kia has announced new details of its new brand purpose and ambitions for the future during a digital showcase event. Supported by a new brand slogan, 'Movement that inspires', Kia revealed new details of a strategy...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 20 Jan 2021

Survival tips from one SMME to another
Survival tips from one SMME to anotherArticle

Without a doubt, small businesses have been the most acutely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are some insights from one SMME to others on its survival strategy...

Khathutshelo Mufamadi 10 Dec 2020

The value of partnerships in a competitive environment and strained economy
The value of partnerships in a competitive environment and strained economyArticle

Over the past seven months, we have seen the South African economy suffer a major contraction. The Covid-19 pandemic put further pressure on an economy that was already ailing...

Khathutshelo Mufamadi 30 Nov 2020

The impact of partnerships and collaborations for small businesses
The impact of partnerships and collaborations for small businessesArticle

'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together'...

Khathutshelo Mufamadi 21 Oct 2020

O.R Tambo reopens piazza parking area for taxis, e-hailing and public transport
O.R Tambo reopens piazza parking area for taxis, e-hailing and public transportArticle

Airport spokesperson, Samukelo Khambule says the change will accommodate increasing passenger volumes at the airport...

21 Oct 2020

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Have your say on the national taxi lekgotlaArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

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Four more airports to operate under level 2Article

In addition to the 14 airports already permitted to operate, four more airports have been given the green light to resume operations, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

26 Aug 2020

New partnership a boost to Absa's rewards programme
New partnership a boost to Absa's rewards programmeArticle

For Absa, the partnership adds depth to its Absa Rewards programme, offering the bank's customers access to the growing e-hailing and food delivery sectors. The partnership also marks the first time that Bolt has partnered with a bank rewards programme...

6 Aug 2020

How has Covid-19 impacted gig workers?
How has Covid-19 impacted gig workers?Article

The South African edition of The Digital Hustle: Gig Worker Financial Lives Under Pressure reveals the effects of Covid-19 on gig workers, including those who use digital platforms such as e-hailing or delivery apps...

30 Jul 2020

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Mbalula outlines new Covid-19 rules for taxisArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged taxi operators to adhere to the regulations set out for public transport in order to protect themselves and passengers from coronavirus.

17 Jul 2020

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Communications, media and technology sector - 5 steps to survive the pandemicArticle

Rob van Dale, CMT and digital partner at global management consultancy Kearney talks to five moves that can help traditional media companies survive these challenging times and help to better position themselves for the future...

Rob van Dale 7 Jul 2020

SDI helps micro-suppliers grow their business
SDI helps micro-suppliers grow their businessArticle

The road to recovery for South African businesses will be a long and difficult one, especially for the small players...

6 Jul 2020

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How SA retailer Dry Dock Liquor adapted its strategy during lockdownArticle

Boutique liquor store Dry Dock Liquor has expanded from a local community business into an established online retailer as a result of the pandemic...

29 Jun 2020

And then everything changed
And then everything changedArticle

Eugene Yiga explores how Covid-19 is impacting the travel, hospitality, and entertainment industries in South Africa...

Eugene Yiga 8 May 2020

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Public transport services to operate during the dayArticle

All road-based public transport services will from 1 May 2020 be permitted to operate from 5am until 7pm, with a grace period of one hour in the afternoon to complete their trips and drop off passengers...

4 May 2020

MyCiTi, public transport limited during lockdown
MyCiTi, public transport limited during lockdownArticle

The national lockdown, imposed by South Africa's National Government, has had a direct impact on public transport services including the number of trips and operating times will be significantly reduced...

27 Mar 2020

Cool (kids') Cabs launches scholar ride-hailing app
Cool (kids') Cabs launches scholar ride-hailing appArticle

In a bid to aid busy parents across the country, Cool (kids') Cabs has launched South Africa's first ride-hailing app purely for scholar transport...

28 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDD
#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDDArticle

There's a new app called RYDD that has been designed to provide a responsible, sober driver to chauffeur both its users and their cars home safely...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Feb 2020

What amendments to Kenya's digital tax law mean for SMEs
What amendments to Kenya's digital tax law mean for SMEsArticle

Digital traders would likely have heard of the recent changes to the Income Tax and VAT Acts introduced by the Finance Act, 2019 (the Act)...

John Syekei, Nikhil Hira, Denis Magonga and Angela Mukora 26 Feb 2020

Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClub
Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClubArticle

Tinashe Ruzane has always been fascinated by products that scale massively to support underserved customers...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Feb 2020

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?
Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?Article

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

Deseré Orrill
Will 2020 kickstart the decade of the driven human?Article

Ole!Connect's, Desere' Orrill, takes a look underneath the hood of autonomous transportation, what it means to our future mobility, and whether we are ready to relinquish the wheel, or not...

Deseré Orrill, Issued by Ole!Connect 31 Jan 2020

Bolt, European Investment Bank sign €50m quasi-equity facility
Bolt, European Investment Bank sign €50m quasi-equity facilityArticle

The funds will be used to boost R&D and develop new products...

17 Jan 2020

Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industry
Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industryArticle

The automotive industry is not immune to the increased consumer expectations the digital era has brought with it...

6 Jan 2020

Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?
Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?Article

Don't expect to see self-driving vehicles on the roads anytime soon, especially not in the developing world...

28 Nov 2019

Cities need to innovate to improve transportation and reduce emissions
Cities need to innovate to improve transportation and reduce emissionsArticle

Pilot studies in several cities have shown that innovative partnerships are essential in addressing urban transportation challenges and improving the quality of life for urban residents...

25 Nov 2019

How 4IR is solving unemployment
How 4IR is solving unemploymentArticle

There's been much in the media about the fourth industrial revolution and how it has the potential to change South Africa's economy for the better...

30 Oct 2019

inDriver expands to Durban, Pretoria and PE
inDriver expands to Durban, Pretoria and PEArticle

The set-your-own-price taxi app, inDriver is live in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria, with over 1,000 new drivers already registered in each city...

4 Oct 2019

Expect more impounds with CT's Traffic By-Law amendments, now open for comment
Expect more impounds with CT's Traffic By-Law amendments, now open for commentArticle

The City of Cape Town is proposing numerous changes to its Traffic By-Law, including amendments that deal with the impoundment of private vehicles and the e-hailing sector. The amended Traffic By-law will be available for public comment throughout October...

2 Oct 2019

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CoCT traffic service to increase DLTCs administrative staffArticle

Four million rand has been set aside to appoint more clerks at Gallows Hill, Joe Gqabi, Milnerton, Durbanville, Brackenfell and Hillstar...

16 Aug 2019

Investment at all levels is needed
Investment at all levels is neededArticle

A short while ago I was honoured to be invited to the Economic Growth summit in Windhoek, Namibia...

Melkisedek-Shivute Ausiku 13 Aug 2019

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The rise and rise of the on demand economyArticle

Today, owning DVDs and CDs seems like a quaint idea - why would you clutter your home with physical media when you can get the music or movies you want over the internet on a pay-per-download or subscription basis?

Alex Thomson 25 Jul 2019

#SATC2019: Day 1 focuses on digital disruptions in transport
#SATC2019: Day 1 focuses on digital disruptions in transportArticle

Digital disruptions and the effect these are having on the transport sector was discussed at Day 1 of the 2019 Southern African Transport Conference, currently underway...

8 Jul 2019

Is transport and tech the perfect marriage?
Is transport and tech the perfect marriage?Article

When thinking of moving packages, people, mail and goods, we automatically think of modes of transportation...

Kehad Snydewe 3 Jul 2019

Accelerated growth sees Amazon crowned 2019's BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand
Accelerated growth sees Amazon crowned 2019's BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global BrandArticle

With little sign of a slowdown in growth, Amazon has become the world's most valuable brand, according to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released today...

Issued by Kantar 11 Jun 2019

Gokada Co-CEOs Fahim Saleh and Ayodeji Adewunmi
Gokada secures funding of $5.3mArticle

Gokada, the Lagos-based on-demand motorcycle taxi app, has secured a Series A fund raise of $5.3m...

7 Jun 2019

inDriver now available in Johannesburg
inDriver now available in JohannesburgArticle

inDriver, a ride-hailing app, has launched in Johannesburg, with 3,000 new drivers already registered on the app...

17 May 2019

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Technology is a liberating force for African womenArticle

Innovative projects tackle entrenched gender inequality in Africa...

Charles Onyango-Obbo 16 May 2019

The need for speed in modern retail
The need for speed in modern retailArticle

In an age where leisure time is an increasingly precious commodity, customers are placing an even greater premium on convenience...

Refilwe Maluleke 8 Apr 2019

Bolt to offer new food delivery service in SA
Bolt to offer new food delivery service in SAArticle

Bolt, the ride-hailing platform formerly known as Taxify, is planning to add food delivery to its service offering...

26 Mar 2019

Taxify rebrands to 'Bolt'InBrief

8 Mar 2019

Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators
Growth opportunities for African telecoms operatorsArticle

While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018...

Mariam Abdullahi 27 Feb 2019

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