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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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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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