No one is safe in this taxi war

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Members of the SA National Defence Force and the SA Police Force patrolled hot spots in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, after two taxi organisations started attacking each other. Photo: Brenton Geach / Gallo Images
Members of the SA National Defence Force and the SA Police Force patrolled hot spots in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, after two taxi organisations started attacking each other. Photo: Brenton Geach / Gallo Images

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While Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s weeklong negotiations to persuade two of Cape Town’s warring taxi associations to make peace yielded no results, commuters were once again left stranded and living in fear.

Healthcare worker Nqabakazi Mfundisi told City Press she had resorted to sleeping and bathing at her workplace, as she could not risk her life in the ongoing violence.

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