Need for speed! 93-y/o Japanese ex-taxi driver becomes YouTube legend at racing games
He's 93 years old, but he's as fast as he ever was. After retiring from taxi driving, Ryuji Urabe gave up his driver's license, sit in the cockpit and became a YouTube sensation after his grandson started sharing online videos of grandpa racing in fancy sports cars.
COVID-19: Ghanaian cab driver invents mobile hand washer
In Ghana, a 36-year-old taxi driver, Joseph Ernest Acquah, has found an innovative way to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is how it works.
Inside Uber and Hyundai's new air taxi cabin
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.
Top 5 greener transport ideas in Africa
From using the sun to power taxis to making boats out of plastic bottles, Eco Africa has featured lots of innovative ideas to make transport greener. Here are our top five.
Motorbike taxi drivers train in road safety to improve transport in South Sudan
Motorbike Taxi drivers in Maban County, South Sudan recently received road safety training in a program meant to help improve safety standards among operators while riding on the road. The exercise was led by the UN mission in the country and the National Police Traffic Service.