Cape Town taxi violence: City businesses put staff up in hotels

For the safety of their staff and to keep their doors open, some businesses are accommodating employees so that they do not have to commute

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23 July 2021

Atlantis pharmacist feeds hundreds of people weekly

“This is desperation. People are hungry out here. Situations like these are heartbreaking,” says Thahier Alli

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23 July 2021

Small traders suffering as a result of Cape Town taxi violence

“When the taxi drivers shoot at each other, we lie on the ground next to our stock”

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23 July 2021

“Serving from the pot, you pray that the food is enough”

Community soup kitchens say the number of people coming for food has increased in recent months

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23 July 2021

When will the taxi violence end, asks Cape Town commuter desperate to get to work

The government must step in and stop the strike, otherwise we will lose our jobs, says store cashier

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21 July 2021

Winde vows to arrest “warlords and thugs” in the taxi industry

Sweeping measures announced as commuters remain stranded

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20 July 2021

Cape Town commuters terrorised by taxi war

82 people murdered this year and buses shot at

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19 July 2021

Part of informal settlement under water for a week

Khayelitsha residents say they need help to clear the water

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19 July 2021

Charges withdrawn against man accused of starting Cape Town fire

Representations by Frederick Mhangazo’s defence team convince State to drop case

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16 July 2021

Frustrated Vrygrond residents protest destruction of chicken coop

The community has started to rebuild the structure

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16 July 2021

Khayelitsha’s toilets choked with filth despite mayor’s promise to clean up

A month ago the Cape Town mayor promised the toilets in Site B would be fixed up. This week he promised again.

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16 July 2021

Transport department to shut down “problematic” ranks and routes if taxi violence continues

More people killed and several others injured this week in ongoing feud over taxi routes

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15 July 2021

Garbage collection resumes in Khayelitsha after weeks of rubbish piling up

A tender appeal interrupted garbage collection for over two weeks

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15 July 2021

Shack dwellers under Potsdam Bridge play cat and mouse with City

Municipality puts in rocks, families remove them

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13 July 2021

Workers dismissed for refusing polygraph test head to Labour Court

The workers will argue that polygraph tests are unscientific and will ask for their dismissals to be rescinded

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9 July 2021