taxi violence

 
Letters to the editor: August 3 to 9
Letters to the editor: August 3 to 9
The recent taxi massacre of almost a dozen people by machine guns has left most people in shock, but I am not shocked in the least. This sort of...
Makhura vows to scrap e-tolls and Eskom is still in deep waters
Makhura vows to scrap e-tolls and Eskom is still in deep waters
Gauteng ANC chairman David Makhura has explained the election of former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and chief whip Brian Hlongwa to the PEC. Makhura...
​Taxi violence: Santaco decries lack of justice
​Taxi violence: Santaco decries lack of justice
The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) has called on the public, government and the president to demand justice following the recent...
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Western Cape police are on the hunt for the shooters in a taxi war in Cape Town this week that claimed the lives of 13 people and wounded several...
Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital
Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital
When Muthusamy “Dicky” Govender and his wife, Velliama, stepped into their car on a warm Saturday night and drove past sugarcane fields lining...
Police guns have fueled gang wars, taxi and political killings
Police guns have fueled gang wars, taxi and political killings
Stolen police firearms - some pilfered several years ago, but which are still in circulation - are being used in politically-motivated shootings,...
Women tackle taxi terror
Women tackle taxi terror
The daughter of a colleague was recently sexually assaulted in a minibus taxi on her way home from school.
Wheels come off the taxi industry every other day
Wheels come off the taxi industry every other day
Once every three months or so, taxi boss Timothy Mazibuko takes over from one of his drivers. Timothy Mazibuko is not his real name because in the...
Cosatu condemns Cape Town taxi violence
Cosatu condemns Cape Town taxi violence
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Monday condemned reports of violence by striking taxi workers in Cape Town.
Nine injured as gunmen open fire on buses
Nine injured as gunmen open fire on buses
Nine people were injured in two separate incidents when gunmen opened fire on Rea Vaya buses in Soweto, police said on Saturday.
Boesak warns Zille over army threat
Boesak warns Zille over army threat
Cape Town mayor Helen Zille's threat to call in the army to quell taxi violence was reminiscent of the apartheid era, the Congress of the People's...
Taxi industry shoots down public transport plans
Taxi industry shoots down public transport plans
Alex Mabizela is a poster boy for the lawless world of South African minibus taxis.

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