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Striking taxi drivers blocked traffic in major Portuguese cities Wednesday and converged on parliament to protest a law that sets working conditions for rival app-based ride-sharing companies such as Uber.
Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that their merger in March has driven up prices.
A 30-year-old unlicenced taxi driver who allegedly crashed into Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade over the weekend is reportedly likely going to face a serious charge of attempted assassination.
Operators of tricycles (Keke) and taxis in Enugu State have hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s people-oriented programmes and friendly policies that have made it possible for them to operate favourably in the state.
Authorities in troubled eastern Congo are battling against multiple militia groups and a deteriorating security situation in their efforts to respond to an Ebola outbreak that has killed 55 people in the region.
One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used tear gas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy.
Uber will re-start its ride-hailing business in Finland on Wednesday after a one-year pause, it said, seeking to benefit from the country’s transport law reform.
Spanish rescue boats have saved more than 700 refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.
Eight people have been injured after a taxi drove into a crowd of people including Mexico World Cup supporters in central Moscow.
The female cast and crew of the new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who is banned from leaving the country, said Sunday he was crushed he could not attend the Cannes premiere but that his "most ardent hope" was to show the movie at home.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Imo State Council, has warned that the ban on commercial tricycles may affect workers productivity.
A woman, Chioma Pius, has accused men of the Rivers State Police Command of assaulting her for having tattoos on her body.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed as ‘false’, social media reports that it had imposed a restriction of movement in Maiduguri.
The Police in Lagos on Wednesday, arraigned 30-year-old Sode Elogy, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court over the alleged theft of 127 pieces of 100 amps motor batteries valued at N3,683,000.
Kano Pillars interim technical adviser Kabiru Baleria believes he is the right person to lead Sai Masu Gida to the glory.
Nigeria will increase its oil production to 1.8 million barrels per day next year, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, has declared.
A 33-year-old man, Abolaji Abiodun, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence to supply building materials to one Tunde Emmanuel.
Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas has said that Real Madrid were keen to sign him last summer before choosing to re-sign Mariano.
Sunday Oliseh has celebrated Borussia Dortmund’s Der Klassiker win over Bayern Munich with a slight dig at the Bavarian club on social media.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is ready to negotiate with the government for the ongoing industrial action to come to an end.
The Chairman of the Federal Government negotiating team for the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Wale Babalakin, has denied that the team proposed tuition of between N350,000 and N500,000 to be paid per annum by undergraduates.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.