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ekurhuleni thumb medium85 107Timeslive reports that commuters throughout the City of Ekurhuleni will be left stranded on Tuesday morning due to a strike by the taxi industry.  

Moreover, the City announced on Monday that it would be suspending its bus services due to the strike.  The bus service will only be fully operational from Thursday‚ 22 March.  The aim of the protest action will be to highlight grievances of the Ekurhuleni Taxi Industry (ETI)‚ under the Ekurhuleni leadership of both the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) and the National Taxi Alliance (NTA)‚ against the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality.  The groups plan to protest against what they say are delays in the roll-out of the Harambee Bus Rapid Transport System.  The protest action could involve attempts to obstruct the R21 and R24 freeways as well as rail links, with the objective of disrupting access to OR Tambo International Airport.

  • Read this report by Penwell Dlamini in full at Timeslive
  • Read too, Santaco in Ekhuruleni to demand resignation of Mayor Masina, at EWN


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