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Bloemfontein taxi drivers say the industry’s being neglected since lockdown

5 July 2020, 4:29 PM

Taxi drivers in the Bloemfontein say the taxi industry has been forgotten since the start of the country’s lockdown.

Western Cape taxi drivers who fail to adhere to COVID-19 regulations could face charges

4 June 2020, 12:46 PM

Western Cape Transport Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela says they are looking at the possibility of charging taxi operators who fail to adhere to COVID-19 safety regulations.

Taxi drivers want financial help from Government

12 April 2020, 1:27 PM

Long distance taxi operators in Mahikeng in the North West are requesting financial relief from government. They say the national lockdown has compromised their businesses.


W Cape taxi drivers receive stern warning for lockdown violations

11 April 2020, 9:59 PM

Western Cape taxi drivers breaking lockdown regulations to get to the Eastern Cape have been issued a stern warning.

Taxi drivers appeal for the relaxing of transport curfews

27 March 2020, 7:01 PM

Metered taxi and E-hailing drivers in Port Elizabeth are appealing to the Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula to relax the transport curfews put in place during the coronavirus lockdown.

KZN taxi drivers given hand sanitizers

17 March 2020, 1:12 PM

The South African National Taxi Association has launched an initiative aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus at taxi ranks.

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Japan records first coronavirus death, two taxi drivers test positive

13 February 2020, 4:13 PM

A woman has died from the coronavirus in Japan, the first such death in the country since the epidemic spread from China, the Health Minister said on Thursday.

Taxi drivers hit hard by SAA strike

15 November 2019, 10:57 AM

Taxi drivers at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg say they have been hit hard by the South African Airways strike. The airline’s workers have downed tools to demand an 8% salary increase.


Protesting taxi drivers bring N2 to a standstill

18 October 2019, 4:55 PM

Traffic in Cape Town has been brought to a standstill on the N2 in- and outbound. This after taxi drivers have abandoned their vehicles in the middle of the freeway, blocking all the lanes.

Police monitor taxi drivers as they gather in the Pretoria city centre

2 September 2019, 12:56 PM

Police are monitoring taxi drivers who have started to assemble at the Bloed Street taxi rank in the Pretoria city centre.



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