This is what is causing Cape Town's taxi violence

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It was business as usual for taxis in Cape Town (Jenni Evans, News24)
It was business as usual for taxis in Cape Town (Jenni Evans, News24)

The SA National Defence Force, police and municipal authorities guarding malls against looting will shift their focus to stopping a vicious taxi turf war in Cape Town. 

Shadowy figures - which the Western Cape government described as thugs and terrorists - have allegedly been hired to carry out assassinations in the increasingly deadly rivalry, and alleged extortion.

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