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The minibus taxi industry is poised to be the one of the biggest beneficiaries of the coronavirus crisis in South Africa, as the lockdown has disrupted train services while the looming global recession means less people will be able to buy cars.
The South African National Taxi Council is expected to announce an independent relief fund for the taxi industry amid the 21-day national lockdown.
The South African National Taxi Council will continue transporting passengers performing essential services during the 21-day lockdown to and from their workplaces.
The South African National Taxi Council has vowed to continue with business as usual, despite President Cyril Ramaphosa prohibition of more than 100 people from gathering one place at once.
The Tshwane metro police have warned motorists that several streets in the city will be affected due to a motorcade.
The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.
More than 50 taxi operators have been arrested for blockading roads and allegedly pelting vehicles with stones around the Vaal area.
Social grant payments have been disrupted in parts of the Eastern Cape as taxi associations went on strike, blocking roads and pulling passengers out of vehicles.
ANC members of the Western Cape legislature and the SA National Taxi Council are expected to deliver feedback on a meeting relating to a possible provincial taxi strike.
Western Cape taxi drivers are expected to go on strike on Monday.
The South African National Taxi Council is seeking compensation of R250 a day for taxi drivers for the losses they suffered during the country's 21-day lockdown.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has amended public transport regulations to accommodate concerns from the taxi industry around regulations implemented to minimise the spread of Covid-19 during a 21-day lockdown.
Usually the message from the taxi industry is preventing road deaths - but now its washing hands and preventing the spread of Covid-19.
Different taxi associations have led a motorcade through Tshwane as a demonstration against xenophobia and to clear their names in the recent violence that broke out in the capital city.
The South African National Taxi Council said "faceless people" were wrongfully using the name of the taxi industry to perpetrate acts of hatred and destroy property.
Taxi operators in the Vaal Triangle have suspended their strike only to honour and celebrate those who died and others left injured on March 21 1960 in Sharpeville.
At least 14 taxi drivers are expected to appear in magistrates' courts in the Eastern Cape following taxi driver protests which turned violent in some towns.
ANC members of the Western Cape legislature and the SA National Taxi Council have appealed to commuters to give them space to continue discussions, after meetings failed to deliver conclusive results.
ANC MPLs, councillors and the police minister's special adviser, Lennit Max, have already met with members of the minibus taxi industry task team, another meeting is planned with Santaco.
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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