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Fikile has a daring plan for taxis

The transport minister presented to the ANC’s top body a proposal to establish a bank for taxi operators and to subsidise the industry

Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Covid-19 positive health workers accused of ‘carelessness’

Mediclinic workers say the company is not taking responsibility for a Covid-19 outbreak at a Pretoria hospital

Covid logic beats ‘irrational’ human logic

The virus will lose if the government and high-profile people communicate effectively the reasons for restrictions and the compromises that have been made

Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi’s transport industry

It is clear that the democratic government has failed the taxi industry, not only now during the Covid-19 pandemic, but for decades.

The taxi industry deserves a full load of respect

If the government has money to bail out the aviation, energy and broadcasting industries, why can it not help this anchor of our economy?

Virus shakes up taxi sector

Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown have continued to tear through profits in the taxi industry, requiring the sector to formulate a new approach for how it operates, even beyond the pandemic

How South Africa’s minibus taxi industry exploits its drivers 

The drivers who are the bedrock of the public transport system are often paid less than the sectoral determination stipulates

Death or taxes for polluting plastic

South Africa's apathetic attitude to plastic use requires an intervention — but what would work here?

Taming Kenya’s matatu madness

In a renewed crackdown, taxis and buses that ignore safety rules are being taken off the country’s roads

Getting from point A to point B safely

South African drivers like to make up their own rules

The sterrings of the journey

The queue marshal and the taxi owner: Snapshots from the life and times of the taxi

Metered taxis deny involvement in death of Taxify driver

Taxi council distances its members from the violence, claiming the death of Siyabonga Ngcobo was a fight between Uber and Taxify drivers

Unfinished Ekurhuleni taxi ranks cost R72m

An internal Ekurhuleni report reveals that a staggering escalation of costs were approved

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it’s a taxi service

The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such

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