taxi strike

Santaco calls off Wednesday taxi strike

The planned national taxi strike that was expected on Wednesday has been called off. The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) earlier threatened a total shutdown across the country because of the lockdown regulation that they say has left only 10% of taxis in operation. Santaco Spokesperson Thabiso Molelekwa says[…]

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Cape taxi strike called off

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[…]

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Taxi strike called off

Strike action by the provincial taxi industry has been called off. This after a meeting with MEC for Transport, Donald Grant this morning to discuss their grievances. Public transport services were disrupted this morning as thousands of commuters were left waiting for busses and trains. There were also numerous incidents[…]

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Violence erupts as taxis embark on strike action

By Abubaker Abrahams Scores of commuters were left stranded on Monday due to a chaotic mini bus taxi strike in Cape Town which resulted in violence in parts of the city. From as early as 6am, there were reports of road closures and traffic disruptions in different areas, with Khayelitaha[…]

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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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