Taxi turf war protests erupt in Joburg CBD

Complaints about routes have caused the latest taxi dispute.

According to the Spokesperson for Top Six Taxi Association, Zeblon Semelane, the Gauteng Transport Department is "trying to fix it" but the problem goes beyond their capacity.

It is beyond their shoulders. The safety and security is right on the spot, so I think now they will do it, unlike previously.

Zeblon Semelane, Top Six Taxi Association spokesperson

Everybody is worried about taxi violence and a number of people have already passed away. There are processes to sit down and see if we can ]find resolution]. I think NTA will take drastic measures. NTA is ready to go for it.

Zeblon Semelane, Top Six Taxi Association spokesperson

Listen to Zeblon Semelane, Top Six Taxi Association spokesperson, on the line to Stephen Grootes:


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