Sanef condemns attack on journalists by alleged taxi association members

2020-02-08 14:40

In an incident in Embalenhle, Secunda, a freelance journalist was assaulted allegedly by members of a local taxi association.

Hitmen in taxi industry a cause for concern - Gauteng MEC

2019-12-06 06:19

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 warns of taxi war if govt fails to regulate the industry

2019-12-05 17:34

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.

Passengers shot and injured while boarding a Gauteng taxi

2019-11-28 19:49

Two people were taken to hospital after they were shot and wounded in Olievenhoutbosch.

Ramaphosa visits slain taxi driver's family, vows to keep taxi ranks safe

2019-09-13 17:58

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed that the government will work together with the National Taxi Association to curb the scourge of violence and xenophobia.

Taxi boss killed amid violent flare-ups over Cape Town routes

2019-06-12 08:05

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.

Cape Town’s taxi violence - rooted in attempts to govern competition

2019-04-20 17:30

South Africans need consistent and thoughtful local leadership both to enable convenient transport and to save lives, say Fiona Anciano and Laurence Piper.

They were sent from Ladysmith to kill him – Ladysmith taxi war spills over to Bedfordview

2019-03-26 20:37

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.

Police units deployed to 6 shuttered Soweto taxi ranks

2019-03-15 10:17

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.

Taxi industry needs urgent transformation, yet is missing from political party manifestos

2019-02-26 08:51

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grow and become more sophisticated with renewed transportation networks, the minibus taxis will soon be shunned as outdated.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.


Taxi feud sows terror

2020-01-10 15:22

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.

Guns, collusion and corruption: Taxi violence in Gauteng is far from over, says Mamabolo

2019-12-05 17:58

A commission of inquiry looking into taxi violence kicks off in Johannesburg

Mbalula condemns recent wave of taxi violence after 5 people killed

2019-12-03 18:22

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.

Call for calm after taxi association chairperson shot dead in Cape Town

2019-11-20 15:03

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.

'I fear something is going to happen' - wife of slain Cape Town taxi boss to husband before he was shot

2019-06-14 07:56

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.

R250K reward offered for info on killers of Limpopo taxi boss

2019-05-01 13:40

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.

WATCH: Women team up to stop a man from harassing one of them in a taxi

2019-04-18 11:20

“See how women adjust just to protect each other and we still blame them because boys will be boys?”

Police impound 9 minibus taxis in Soweto following closure of taxi ranks

2019-03-15 11:42

Gauteng police joined by other law enforcement agencies have impounded nine minibus taxis in Soweto following the closure of six taxi ranks.

Taxi violence breaks out in Orlando West and Dobsonville in Soweto

2019-03-05 09:34

At least two incidents of taxi-related violence have been keeping police busy in Soweto.

3 men shot dead, 2 injured on N2 bridge in Cape Town

2019-02-21 10:12

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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