Several roads in Soweto blocked due to strike

Taxi strike
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Several taxi associations in Soweto have embarked on a protest in White City. They have blockading several roads.

It’s understood that the taxi associations are protesting against Rea Vaya buses operating in the area.

Authorities have advised motorists to avoid the area for now.

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar explains:

“There are protests at the moment by taxi associations at Koma Road and Ellias Motsoaledi Road in White City. Motorists are advised to avoid that intersection for now. The protesters are complaining about Rea Vaya busses. It’s not safe for motorists to drive through the area, officers are in the area monitoring the situation.”