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Uber Sub-Saharan Africa Appoints New GM

Uber has appointed Kagiso Khaole as its new GM for its Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) business, taking over Frans Hiemstra’s role who has been shifted to Regional GM for the Middle East and Africa at Uber. Kagiso joined Uber in...

Uber Eats Introduces New Income Opportunity for Drivers in South Africa

Uber Eats South Africa has announced a new initiative with delivery bike media owner MotionAds, that will give delivery people an opportunity to earn additional revenue through placing ads on their top boxes. The e-commerce company says that branded bikes...

What Uber South Africa is Doing to Aid KZN Flood Victims

Uber South Africa yesterday announced a new partnership with Vhuthu Culture, an NPO based in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa to help distribute food and supplies that will be donated to those in need after the devastating, record-setting floods the...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. A wide variety of news attracted our readers this week, from major company acquisitions to a new health app that...

Uber Acquires Trucking Firm for $2.25-Billion

Uber Technologies is set to acquire Transplace, a logistics company currently owned by TPG Capital to the tune of $2.25-billion. The new acquisition is to date the company's largest investment into the trucking and logistics business. Transplace Logistics Transplace was reportedly...

Uber South Africa is Offering 100,000 Free Rides to Get Teachers Vaccinated

The South African government has fast-tracked the vaccine rollout for teachers and staff at schools across the country. Educators and staff of schools will begin receiving their COVID-19 jabs on Wednesday 23 June in a two-week push project aiming...

Uber to Crack Down on Mask Wearing in South Africa

Uber South Africa has launched its Mask Verification tool in an attempt to ensure all passengers wear a mask when taking a ride. Passengers may be required to take a selfie while the mask verification tool 'detects whether a mask...

Uber Launches an Intercity Bus Service in Egypt

Uber has launched an intercity Bus service in Egypt - the first country globally to roll out this service - with the aim of connecting cities with the Uber app. The launch comes as part of Uber’s continuous efforts to...

Mastercard Promises 120,000 Free Uber Rides and Meals to Frontline Workers Across the MEA

As cases of COVID-19 continue to escalate, frontline workers have tirelessly continued to support, feed and protect communities. With this in mind, Mastercard has committed 120,000 free trips and meals across the Middle East and Africa, which will be...

Uber Cash Digital Wallet Launched in Sub-Saharan Africa

Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with Nigerian founded fintech Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of remittance partners active on Flutterwave’s Pan-African...
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Partnership to Enable Facilitation of eCommerce Transactions

Network International, the facilitator of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, has expanded its collaboration with J.P....
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