The government-led clampdown on foreign drivers has created fear and insecurity among foreign drivers, both documented and undocumented.
The lockdown regulation requiring taxis to run at reduced capacity has, in the absence of relief funds from government, forced taxi owners to hike fares.
It is still not clear when train services on Metrorail’s Central Line will resume after it was suspended last month.
There is a lack of safety and security on South Africa’s rail network with 3,990 operational occurrences and 9,268 security-related incidents recorded between April 2018 and March 2019.
UNTU which is the majority union at Prasa wants the rail agency to be integrated with Transnet.
Five days after violent protests, Krugersdorp City Centre looks like a war zone. The situation is still tense and people are scared to talk to strangers especially those who have cameras hanging on their necks.
The lack of effective street lighting has contributed immensely to the escalation of crime in the Greater Nyanga district and surrounding areas. Cape Town’s communities are urging the authorities to take responsibility for their security and do something about visible policing – and night visibility.
After the mass killings in Marikana informal settlement, Cape Town, on the weekend that took 11 lives, the full force of ministerial bluster descended on the area to try reassure a community in shock. Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, continued with his tough talk as he presented a new Station Commander for the Philippi East Police Station.
“Derek Hanekom has to be expelled for what he did and the SACP has to be expelled for marching against the President yesterday (Monday).” Sayed was addressing ANC supporters after President Jacob Zuma survived the motion of no confidence.