The Western Cape province has made an official request for a deployment of more soldiers to quell the ongoing taxi violence in the province. The soldiers are assisting law enforcement officials to bring stability in the affected routes. At least 24 people have been killed in the past two weeks[…]
A taxi driver has been gunned down near Mfuleni in Cape Town’s northern suburbs and another man wounded during ongoing taxi violence in the Western Cape. Warring taxi associations, the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA) and Congress of Democratic Taxi Association (CODETA), will meet with government authorities in Brackenfell again on[…]
Bellville residents fear for their safety after taxi drivers started forming makeshift ranks in various parts of the Cape Town suburb, following the closure of the Bellville taxi rank – a move brought about by a route dispute shooting. “It is a ticking time bomb,” said Michael Graayvenstein, a Bellville[…]
The violent taxi strike that saw at least three buses set alight in the Western Cape on Monday has been called off. ANC member of provincial parliament Cameron Dugmore told News24 that the strike was called off after the party engaged with the Minibus Taxi Industry Task Team (MTITT) on[…]
Authorities have condemned the murder of a Cape Town taxi boss, gunned down at his home yesterday evening. Dan Khumalo was a senior leader in the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA). Western Cape MEC for Transport Donald Grant has described the murder as senseless and tragic. “After receiving the news,[…]
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