Ride-hailing service Uber hopes the launch of its latest safety feature will further improve the safety of drivers and passengers. It announced on Thursday that it was partnering with Aura, a security technology service that would allow Uber drivers to be connected to the closest private security response vehicle through a nationwide network of security and medical response partners.
South African private hospital group Mediclinic reported a 3 percent rise in annual core profit on Thursday, boosted by a recovery in its Middle Eastern operations. Mediclinic, which also owns Switzerland's largest private hospital group Hirslanden, said core earnings – or adjusted earnings before tax, interest, depreciation and amortisation – rose to 522 million pounds in the year ended March from 509 million a year earlier.
“If you look at the videos in the media, the people are well trained, and they are equipped. They don't even take one truck.
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