Taxi Violence

‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school

The child was caught in the crossfire of an alleged shootout between two rival taxi associations

Letters to the editor: August 3 to 9

Our readers write in about taxi violence, populism, and 'slanted' reporting

​Taxi violence: Santaco decries lack of justice

Santaco blames the transport department’s permit issuing procedures for increased taxi violence

Taxi peace is cold comfort

Rival bosses in Cape Town make up after a bloody feud that claimed the lives of 13 people and wounded commuters

Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital

A report released this week exposed a growing crisis of contract killings in the country, and in the taxi industry in particular

Police guns have fueled gang wars, taxi and political killings

Stolen police firearms are being used in politically-motivated shootings, gang hits and taxi violence.

Women tackle taxi terror

The needs of women must be included in all public transport planning and policy

How I was attacked after getting on a taxi

The spotlight is currently on the physical and sexual violence that women experience daily in South Africa.

Wheels come off the taxi industry every other day

By labelling it "taxi violence", Gauteng is avoiding the volatile industry's problems in Mamelodi.

Coming along nicely

Taxi Violence have taken their early material and given us a masterclass in how a band can grow, learn and become best of breed.

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 people were injured in two separate incidents when gunmen opened fire on Rea Vaya buses in Soweto, police said on Saturday.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income