Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
In an incident in Embalenhle, Secunda, a freelance journalist was assaulted allegedly by members of a local taxi association.
Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure Jacob Mamabolo said that since taking office, he has established that some taxi associations have their own hitmen.
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Jacob Mamabolo has told a commission of inquiry that the taxi industry will turn itself into "an animal" if government neglects to regulate it.
Two people were taken to hospital after they were shot and wounded in Olievenhoutbosch.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed that the government will work together with the National Taxi Association to curb the scourge of violence and xenophobia.
The Blackheath-Malibu area has been plagued by route invasions by illegal operators in the past, which has caused flare-ups of violence and sporadic clashes between taxi associations and operators.
South Africans need consistent and thoughtful local leadership both to enable convenient transport and to save lives, say Fiona Anciano and Laurence Piper.
A bloody taxi war that has been raging in Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal for more than six years, has spilt over to Bedfordview in Johannesburg.
Gauteng police have deployed more officers in Soweto to ensure commuters are safe on their way to work following the closure of of six taxi ranks and several routes.
As our cities grow and become more sophisticated with renewed transportation networks, the minibus taxis will soon be shunned as outdated. This will intensify violence in the industry, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Shock waves rippled through the Khobongwaneni area in Taylors Halt on Thursday as news spread about a gruesome attack in which a 27-year-old woman was killed, and a 23-year-old man left injured.
A commission of inquiry looking into taxi violence kicks off in Johannesburg
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has condemned the latest wave of taxi violence in Gauteng that left five people dead and nine others wounded, including a policeman.
The Western Cape government has called for calm among taxi associations after the chairperson of the Bellville chapter of the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association was shot dead.
Celeste Consani, wife of slain Blackheath-Malibu Taxi Association chairman Patrick Consani, says 'she knew something was going to happen' because of threats they had received.
Limpopo police have issued another R250 000 reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects in the killing of a taxi owner in Manini village.
“See how women adjust just to protect each other and we still blame them because boys will be boys?”
Gauteng police joined by other law enforcement agencies have impounded nine minibus taxis in Soweto following the closure of six taxi ranks.
At least two incidents of taxi-related violence have been keeping police busy in Soweto.
Three men have been killed and two more injured near Khayelitsha in Cape Town in what is believed to be a taxi violence-related incident.
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