South African Uber Clashes Claim First Life
An Uber driver who suffered major burns when his vehicle was set alight in June during clashes with metered taxi drivers in Pretoria has died.
- Publication Date:
- 17 July 2017
Uber drivers, joined by another app hailing service Taxify, are to petition the Police Minister to intervene in ongoing attacks on them, allegedly by ... see more »
Uber drivers wait at Airport Industria (file photo).
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