WATCH: Moments leading up to car being torched in #PmbTaxiStrike

Watch as protesters get ready to torch a vehicle on Langalibalele Street in Pietermaritzburg, during a strike by minibus taxi drivers.

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Taxi killings: Santaco in KZN hopeful peace will to prevail

2017-11-07 20:43

The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal says it is unable to confirm whether rival taxi wars played a role in the recent shooting of a Newcastle taxi operator.

53 arrested during Cape Town taxi strike chaos

2017-09-19 16:47

A total of 53 people have been arrested in Nyanga during a minibus taxi strike that saw roads being barricaded, buses set alight and commuters injured, Western Cape police say.

JUST IN: Cape Town taxi strike ends

2017-09-18 14:36

Taxi drivers have suspended their strike around Cape Town, but not before two buses were torched and at least 52 people were injured.

Expect taxi fare increases between R1 - R5 following petrol price hike

2017-09-03 22:21

Taxi fares will possibly increase by between R1 and R5 per journey, depending on the region, following a petrol price increase of 67c per litre, Santaco has warned.

Gridlocked: Commuters frustrated by taxi strike

Thousands of commuters have been left stranded after the main routes between Johannesburg and Pretoria was blocked by protesting Gauteng taxi operators. Motorists are stuck in gridlocked traffic and frustrations are mounting.

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'Exorbitant pricing' of Quantum at centre of taxi strike

2017-06-15 10:16

The increasing price of owning a taxi is at the centre of the taxi strike that has crippled transport across Gauteng.

A company by any other name...

2017-03-26 11:53

Brands up for grabs as Pretoria businessman registers scores of ­companies with same or similar names to those that already exist.

Durban taxi strike fizzles out

2015-05-27 09:18

Durban motorists are in for some respite as late night talks between minibus taxi bosses and city officials staved off another day of blockades and protest action.

Matric exam worries amid Joburg taxi strike

2014-11-17 12:24

The taxi strike that left commuters stranded in Johannesburg is expected to also disrupt matric pupils writing exams, the Gauteng education department says.


At least one vehicle set alight in Pietermaritzburg taxi strike

2018-01-25 17:42

At least one vehicle has been set alight and several others have been pelted with stones in a strike by mini bus taxi drivers in the Pietermaritzburg CBD.

Death toll rises to 12 in Ladysmith shooting

2017-11-01 21:55

A 12th person has died in hospital following a deadly shooting in Ladysmith, in the north of KwaZulu-Natal, police say.

Taxis scrambling to get commuters home after strike called off

2017-09-18 16:58

Western Cape taxi owners say drivers will pull out all the stops to make sure commuters can get home, after they called off their strike.

Flames, rubber bullets mark Cape Town #TaxiStrike

2017-09-18 10:33

Rubber bullets have been fired into a group of people throwing stones at buses and police in Du Noon, north of Cape Town, as a taxi driver strike takes hold.

National taxi strike looming, warns Santaco KZN

2017-06-27 19:33

The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated that they might stage a national taxi strike in July "if an anticipated meeting with government fails to yield positive results".

'Don't come and take videos here' - taxi drivers threaten News24 journalist

2017-06-15 11:18

A News24 journalist has been threatened and had her footage destroyed by taxi and truck drivers during the strike in Midrand.

Taxi operators threaten to shut down SA if Toyota doesn’t respond to their grievances

2017-05-31 18:59

The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal has threatened to shut down the country if Toyota doesn’t respond to their grievances within the next seven days.

Taxi drivers told: respect women passengers

2017-02-17 07:50

At least four women have been raped in less than three weeks after boarding minibus taxis in and around Gugulethu, Cape Town, a gender rights activist has said.

Metro cops have impounded more than 300 taxis - Santaco

2015-05-26 13:18

More than 300 taxis have been taken off the road by metro police, the SA National Taxi Council says.

Taxi strike hits Gauteng commuters

2014-11-17 08:13

Gauteng commuters could struggle to get around on Monday due to a taxi strike in the province.

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