Uber Says growth outpaces losses
17 April 2017 | 6:05 am
Uber isn’t required to report its finances publicly, but the privately held company has decided to forgo that luxury for the first time.
23 Nov 2019
Fresh from his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo speaks to Reuters about his 'MaXhosa' brand.
29 Nov 2019
London's transport authority has refused to renew an operating licence for the ride-hailing giant Uber because of safety and security concerns.
21 Dec 2019
This week, we're exploring some of Paris's department stores or "Grands Magasins". These monuments to shopping have been in business since the mid-to-late 18th century and are internationally renowned. But the entire shopping experience is the result of a lot of hard work by large numbers of people. Our team spent 24 hours behind the scenes at the Printemps store. We also met Frank Rosenthal, a retail expert, to find out more about how the "Grands Magasins" have remained such important institutions over
10 Jan 2020
South Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai unveils a new “flying car” in partnership with Uber during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Stockshots of the vehicle, which resembles a helicopter combined with a giant drone
10 Jan 2020
Multinational taxi service, Uber, presented a full-scale model of a flying car, alongside South Korean manufacturer Hyundai, at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It will form part of a fleet of Uber Air Taxis, set to accommodate four passengers each. When operational, the air taxis will be flown by a pilot, but the goal is for the cars to become autonomous over time.
22 Feb 2020
A far cry from big multinationals, banks and international institutions, craftsmanship is also carving out a name for itself in Luxembourg. One name stands out: small company Gold & Wood, which specializes in luxury, manufactures and sells wooden glasses frames.
25 Mar 2020
Hand-washing to combat the spread of coronavirus is the order of the day, but it's an unaffordable luxury for millions in war-ravaged Yemen where clean water is dangerously scarce.
2 May 2020
The king of Thailand is enjoying life at a luxury hotel in Germany, while his subjects back home are suffering under coronavirus. But criticizing the monarchy is outlawed, despite the king's "embarrassing" behavior.
15 Jul 2020
Fahim Saleh, the entrepreneur who founded Gokada, has been murdered in his luxury New York City apartment. Police detectives in New York disclosed that Saleh's body was found decapitated and dismembered with an electric saw.
7 Aug 2020
Uber bookings plummeted by nearly three-quarters in April, May and June due to the pandemic. Meanwhile, the company's food delivery service reported a 103% jump in revenue as more people stayed at home and ordered food.
2 Sep 2020
The world’s largest ride-hailing service has announced a new rule to ensure that customers wear face masks as the firm tries to win back cautious customers. Uber says its system is able to detect the mask.
29 Sep 2020
Uber has been granted the right to resume operating in London, despite what a judge described as "historical failures". The ride-sharing platform had faced scrutiny over safety protocols and its screening of drivers. Also in the show: the French government unveils its 2021 budget as it tries to lift the economy out of a coronavirus-induced recession, and TikTok gets a reprieve in the US.
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Last month, Giorgia Meloni, the president of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, strongly criticised EU defence policy, claiming that no country is meeting its defence spending commitments. FRANCE 24's Georgina Robertson and Sophie Samaille look at some defence spending figures to debunk this claim.
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A Nigerian activist who as a child walked for miles in the search for water has spoken to FRANCE 24 about that injustice and how it inspired him to take action. As a young adult, Wilson Atumeyi set up the NGO WaterWide, which aims to provide clean water supplies to all. He joined us for Perspective to tell us more about fighting against corruption to achieve his goals and the role that young people can play.
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With a smile that could make anyone swoon and bright blonde low-cut hair that captures the hearts of many, Nancy Isime provides an insight into what it was like to embody TV’s next favourite character, Kemi.
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A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.