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Badly behaving Uber riders to be banned

Unlike in the USA and Canada where a rider's rating will be used to determine whether they are banned or not, in South Africa Uber will use the number of times a rider is flagged for bad behavior to determine whether to deactivate them or not.

Blood delivery drones in South Africa

The South African National Blood Service has launched its own unique blood delivery service that uses drones that have a range of up to a 100 km.

Uber will ban riders with low rating

Uber will start banning riders with a below average rating score. Just like how the Black Mirror episode, Nosedive, kind of predicted.

Nigeria's Gokada raised $5,3 million

Gokada, the Lagos-based on-demand transportation app, has secured a Series A funding round of $5.3 Million.

Egypt to manufacture electric buses

Egypt is set to jointly manufacture electric vehicles with China in the north African country.

Request a quiet driver with Uber Black

Uber introduces "Quiet Mode", for when you really don't feel like talking to the driver.

Uber releases speed dataset for Nairobi

Among the 5 cities worldwide for which Uber Movement Speeds historical data has been made available is Nairobi.