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.

Minister intervenes in Mthatha taxi violence

28th Mar 2018 Mbulelo Sisulu 0

Police minister, Bheki Cele has intervened in the taxi violence in Mthatha that has claimed more than 60 people’s lives since 2016 by suspending major routes indefinitely, until the terms of a peace accord brokered between the warring taxi associations are respected.