taxi drivers

 
The sterrings of the journey
The sterrings of the journey
Behold, aboMalume, boBrother le boSisters, the essential parts of the taxi industry’s sacred body: commuters, queue marshals, taxi drivers, taxi...
#BusStrike: Taxis bracing for busy day as bus drivers go on strike
#BusStrike: Taxis bracing for busy day as bus drivers go on strike
Thousands of commuters will wake up on Wednesday to the nationwide bus strike that is set to kick off at 05:30 while taxi and rail operators are...
The white man’s last outpost: His 4x4
The white man’s last outpost: His 4x4
It is a crisp Tuesday morning and the Wheels of the Bus is playing. I’m 26. A new mother with a six-week-old baby in the back of my car....
‘State must step up on taxi safety’
‘State must step up on taxi safety’
Naledi Moses doesn’t usually catch taxis at night. But in August last year she headed home late from campus and didn’t want to walk in the...
Taxi industry tries to usher in smart card system
Taxi industry tries to usher in smart card system
The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) is making another stab at introducing cashless smart card payment systems in minibus taxis, a...
(Im)perfect wedding outrage has a silver lining
(Im)perfect wedding outrage has a silver lining
If you spend any time on Twitter on a Sunday evening, you would know one thing about South Africans: Our Perfect Wedding, the television...
Khaya Dlanga: 'No English', and other taxi tales
Khaya Dlanga: 'No English', and other taxi tales
Last week I asked people on Twitter to tell me their worst taxi stories. Some were funny, while others were tragic – a friend of...
Opinion: On taxis and taxi drivers
Opinion: On taxis and taxi drivers
Taxi drivers are special lot, bless them. Their cavalier disdain of road rules and inconsiderate treatment of fellow motorists is legend. They...
Court denies bail to officers accused of killing Macia
Court denies bail to officers accused of killing Macia
Magistrate Sam Makamu on Tuesday said he felt it was not in the interest of justice to grant them bail. The matter would resume on April 12.
Memorial service held for taxi driver Mido Macia
Memorial service held for taxi driver Mido Macia
Mourners on Wednesday gathered at the sports stadium in Daveyton, the town east of Johannesburg where 27-year-old Macia died on Tuesday last week....
Government to help taxi driver Macia's son 'this year'
Government to help taxi driver Macia's son 'this year'
"We learned that he had only one dependent in South Africa, his seven-year-old son. We will take care of him for the duration of this year...
Slow start to Pretoria taxi protest
Slow start to Pretoria taxi protest
The planned taxi protest over the implementation of the government's new traffic demerit system got off to a slow start in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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