ARTICLES RELATING TO TAXI STRIKE

Taxi gridlock snarls up city

2019-06-12 15:25

Where are Msunduzi’s traffic officers?.

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WATCH: Ekurhuleni Taxi Industry unhappy with Masina as mayor

Taxi drivers have taken to the streets in Germiston to demand the removal of Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina. Watch.

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Mayor, taxi drivers meet

2018-01-31 13:30

Taxi operators and the Msunduzi Municipality on Tuesday agreed to approach the magistrate’s court about the drivers’ demand that recent traffic fines either be cancelled or reduced.

The aftermath of the PMB taxi strike

2018-01-29 10:16

The uMgungundlovu Regional Taxi Council leadership has warned criminals and politicians to stop trying to hijacking the taxi operators’ strike.

News24 journo accosted, robbed of camera during taxi march

2017-11-08 16:46

A News24 video journalist has been accosted by five men and robbed of his camera during a march led by taxi operators.

Anticipated taxi strike put on ice for now - transport minister

2017-07-09 13:46

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has announced that a planned national taxi strike set to start on Wednesday has been called off for now.

#TaxiStrike: Motorists film striking taxis, gridlock in Joburg

2017-06-19 12:38

Footage from the huge Johannesburg taxi strike captured the moment a man in a minibus taxi smashes a road user's windscreen with a sjambok.

 
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WATCH: Taxi strike leaves commuters in Alexandra stranded

Alexandra commuters have been left stranded after taxi operators embarked on a strike. Watch.

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Hit by ricochet bullet

2018-02-01 13:45

A Pietermaritzburg woman has told of how she was struck in the face by a ricocheting bullet during the violent taxi protest last Thursday.

‘Where were the police?’

2018-01-30 13:30

With the city still reeling from last Thursday’s crippling taxi strike, police sources have said that the SAPS “were caught with their pants down” and did not respond “efficiently”.

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WATCH: Pietermaritzburg shop looted during taxi strike

CCTV cameras captured the moment Just Take Away in Thomas Street, Pietermaritzburg, was looted during a strike by minibus taxi drivers on Thursday. Watch.

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#TaxiStrike: Joburg mini-bus drivers demand 'scrapping 100% of fines'

2017-08-16 08:22

Mini-bus taxi drivers are protesting in Tshwane on Wednesday morning, blocking several roads. What are their demands? 'Taxi drivers want 100% of their fines scrapped'...

Preventing the next big taxi strike

2017-06-26 12:32

By subsidising the taxi industry the government would directly address the socio-economic wellbeing of poor South Africans by improving their mobility, which lies at the heart of social welfare, writes Oliver Dickson.

'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.

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