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A look back at 2021With over 65k vaccination trips and over 16,000 Cola's delivered, it was an interesting year. 22 Dec 2021 Read more

Holiday tips to help you go anywhere and get anythingAs we step into the festive season, we have to remember to put safety first in order to truly enjoy the time with friends and family. 21 Dec 2021 Read more

Delivering safety for delivery people across SSASafety has been a top priority for Uber and over the course of years, the technology company has developed a number of features dedicated to the safety of drivers and delivery people on the platform. 20 Dec 2021 Read more

Uber and UNFPA stand together against gender-based violenceGender-based violence and femicide remains a real issue in South Africa and globally, where an average of 137 women are killed every day by a member of their own family. To lend its voice in support of the 30th anniversary of the Global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, Uber in partnership with The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched the Ride to Protect campaign. 9 Dec 2021 Read more

Uber celebrates Transport month, one city at a timeWhen Uber arrived in Africa eight-years ago, no-one could have predicted how the e-hailing service would transform urban mobility. Uber has radically changed how people are opting to travel, and has at the same time helped address urban mobility challenges in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) - allowing people to move smarter by embracing technology. 7 Oct 2021 Read more

The ultimate travel experience with UberAs most activities resume with the warm weather and the ease of lockdown restrictions, Uber drivers once again show that they do more than just carry passengers, and they can be your very own tour guide. 6 Oct 2021 Read more

New opportunities to unlock shared business and economic value in SA and KenyaAs Uber Eats celebrates its 5th birthday in South Africa, it is time to reflect on how far the online delivery industry has come. While most economic sectors and traditional businesses have been battered by Covid-19 and the lockdown responses to the pandemic, the online food delivery industry has grown exponentially over the past 18 months - demonstrating the kind of resilience and flexibility that will drive its continued expansion and success long after the Covid-19 virus has eventually been brought under control. 6 Oct 2021 Read more

#HeritageDay: Mzansi's favourite flavoursIn celebration of Heritage Day and Uber Eats 5th birthday, the app has unveiled some of the top flavours and meals by South Africans, as well as some other interesting data. 23 Sep 2021 Read more

The rise of female e-hailing entrepreneurs in AfricaGiven the high rate of unemployment, the rise of entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa is growing at an exponential rate with different individuals being drawn to the flexibility of being a business owner as well as the sustainable earning opportunities. To celebrate Women's Month, we are putting the spotlight on Uber's female drivers who wear many hats and continue to be industrious, focused and resilient. 31 Aug 2021 Read more

Uber committing rides to the vaccination centres across SAThis time last year, the world was full of uncertainty. Much has changed since then and, despite the pandemic's tragic toll, businesses and communities continue to band together to show support. But there is still work to be done to make sure all South African's can share equally in the recovery. 21 May 2021 Read more

Uber partners with Moove to empower drivers to become vehicle owners
Partnership increases access to car ownership with flexible rental and drive-to-own options
 7 May 2021 Read more

Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusionUber's long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). 7 Apr 2021 Read more

Prioritising safety while delivering with Uber EatsFrom picking up orders and delivering to hungry customers to knowing when to call for assistance, Uber Eats is always finding ways to help make every delivery as stress-free as possible. 29 Mar 2021 Read more

Back2School made easy with Uber EatsThe world, as we know it, has changed and this includes how we work and school, shrinking the line between work and personal time. While schools have finally re-opened, online classes and home-schooling remain, which means preparing meals and running errands throughout the day becomes a daunting task. 1 Mar 2021 Read more