Alarm raised over amendments to Road Accident Fund Act

Lawyers warn of “dire consequences” for South African road users


Law | 22 September 2023

Taxis bring traffic on busy uMhlanga road to a standstill

To restore calm to the area, authorities agreed to temporarily allow taxis to park near Ocean Mall


Brief | 20 September 2023

Durban vendors say they pay their fees but the municipality ignores them

Lights at the Berea bus rank where they trade have been broken for five years


Brief | 13 September 2023

Cape Town proceeds with rail dispute despite President’s assurances

Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament rail devolution is on track. The City of Cape Town disagrees.


News | 8 September 2023

Protesters support vigilante taxi drivers outside KwaNobuhle court

Five “jikeleza” drivers charged with attempted murder


Brief | 4 September 2023

Here’s why you might be struggling to get an e-hailing trip in some Cape Town townships

“I would never take trips from Nyanga and Philippi” says Uber driver


News | 31 August 2023

Potholes, broken drains and crime: you’ve got to be brave to drive in Samora Machel

Sewage oozes onto the streets and there are holes in the main roads


News | 29 August 2023

Taxi strike cost Western Cape R5-billion, MEC tells Parliament

The strike was called without notice and badly affected businesses, learners, clinics and government services


News | 25 August 2023

Government must intervene in Intercape bus attacks

Judge “determined not to be misunderstood” in ordering transport minister, Eastern Cape MEC and police to take action


Law | 24 August 2023

Axed PRASA board chair goes to court to get his job back

Leonard Ramatlakane argues that if he did anything wrong it was minor and unintentional


News | 22 August 2023

Cape Town taxi agreement made an order of court

The High Court also dismissed SANTACO’s interdict application


News | 18 August 2023

The life of a minibus taxi driver: long days, poor pay and no benefits

Chasing the taxi bosses’ targets makes it hard to be compliant with traffic legislation, drivers tell GroundUp


Interview | 14 August 2023

SANTACO ends the taxi strike

Mayor describes what has been agreed to


Brief | 10 August 2023

“Disgraceful” conduct of State Attorney to be reported to Minister of Justice

High Court slams “outrageous” attempt by Gauteng MEC to rescind an order that the MEC was liable for a multi-million rand damages claim


Law | 10 August 2023

Taxi strike: Townships endure severe shortages and price hikes

“Bakeries are no longer distributing bread because it is not safe in the townships.”


News | 10 August 2023

How the taxi industry works in the Western Cape

Here are facts on how big the industry is, how much drivers make, and the taxi industry’s role in crime

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Information | 10 August 2023