South African Uber drivers strike after price cuts

Uber drivers in South Africa have gone on strike following an announcement by the company that it would cut UberX fares in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban by up to 20% during the winter period.

According to a report by Bloomberg, about 200 Uber drivers marched to the company’s local offices in Cape Town over the fare cuts.

Tariffs are being cut from R7 per km to R6 per km, according to the report.

Uber operates in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth in South Africa.

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