Taxi passengers still fearful despite truce in Cape taxi war

1st Jun 2018 Siyabonga Kamnqa 0

The taxi industry by far transports the biggest number of passengers on any given day, compared to both rail and bus. However, with taxi owners and drivers fighting over routes, the industry is marred by violence that in the conflict between two rival taxi associations in Cape Town, 13 people have been killed.

Lockdown keeps the peace in Mthatha taxi turf war

23rd May 2018 Mbulelo Sisulu 0

The peace agreement intended to bring the turf war between rival taxi associations in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape appears to be holding. Police Minister Bheki Cele brokered the deal by closing taxi ranks and routes. A month after the signing of the deal, just two ranks have reopened.

Memorial service of the five cops held in Engcobo

27th Feb 2018 Mbulelo Sisulu Mzi Velapi 0

A memorial service was held on Tuesday for police officers killed at the Engcobo Police Station in the Eastern Cape last week. Five officers and a retired soldier were killed when a gang attacked the station. Suspects linked to a cult in a nearby village were arrested in a raid on their church.