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gautengeNCA reports that Gauteng MEC for Road and Transport, Ismail Vadi, on Friday announced that he intended extending the notice closing five taxi ranks and routes linked to violence, unrest, and instability in Soweto for a further three months.  

The affected taxi ranks and routes were shut down by Vadi in mid-July due to on-going violent conflicts between the Witwatersrand African Taxi Association and the Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association, which negatively affected thousands of commuters.  Vadi indicated that he has not received any assurances from the leadership of the two taxi bodies about restoring peaceful operations in the area.

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