Abandoned R32m taxi rank provides this Gauteng community with a lifeline

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In the Vereeniging city centre, as well as in its suburbs, holes dug to make repairs were left open and unmarked. (File)
In the Vereeniging city centre, as well as in its suburbs, holes dug to make repairs were left open and unmarked. (File)
Steve Kretzmann

Abandoned by the Emfuleni local municipality, a R32 million botched taxi rank built by the government has become a place of refuge for struggling business owners.

Bophelong, which forms part of Emfuleni, has been described as another example of the failure of the municipality to look after the needs of its residents. 

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