Taxi fares won’t increase just yet: Santaco

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) says it won’t increase the taxi fares just yet. Santaco Spokesperson, Thabiso Molelekwa, however, says a hike is likely in the near future. He says financial losses incurred by the industry during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic may necessitate a significant price[…]

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Taxi Task Team slams torching of buses

The Taxi Task Team has condemned the torching of two Golden Arrow buses in Khayelitsha in Cape Town, but has denied that their members were responsible. Some taxi operators embarked on a strike on Monday morning, blaming lack of leadership by South Africa National Taxi Council (Santaco). Several taxi commuters[…]

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Taxi strike hits Cape Town public transport

A minibus taxi strike turned ugly in Cape Town on Monday‚ forcing commuters to change their travel plans. Authorities were also braced for a possible taxi strike in the capital Tshwane‚ although it appeared to have been called off at the eleventh hour. Golden Arrow bus service said they had[…]

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Santaco gives the thumbs up to taxi re-capitalisation program

The South Africa National Taxi Council (Santaco) president Phillip Taaibosch says the proposed taxi re-capitalization program presented to the government will change the life of the taxi industry for the better. Speaking at the organization’s Kwazulu-Natal Annual General meeting in Durban, Taaibosch says the programme will make business easier for[…]

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