Violent Protests From Taxi Industry Unacceptable

“The recent violent actions by taxi drivers during a protest over impounded vehicles, damaging municipal and private property, has once again highlighted the need to not only process operating licences for taxi drivers faster, but also the unacceptable nature of their protest at this delay” said IFP spokesperson for Transport, Mr Petros Sithole MP. The […]

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Urgent Intervention is Imperative in Maphumulo Taxi Violence

The IFP calls on the MEC of Transport, Willies Mchunu to urgently call an imbizo aimed at addressing the taxi violence which has claimed many lives at KwaMaphumulo in the Ilembe District. “Urgent action is needed to address this violence. We don’t want to see people killing each other in KZN because of business interests […]

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Slow Roll-out of Taxi Permits Hits Commuters

The IFP has lambasted the Department of Transport for failing to speed up the process of issuing taxi permits, which has resulted in thousands of taxi commuters left stranded in most parts of Durban due to a taxi drivers’ strike, and it calls on the MEC to consult with taxi operators and eThekwini Municipality Metro […]

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