JONATHAN JANSEN | Why taxis? Why now? Something was off about the DA’s clampdown

There are simply too many taxis, too much commuter desperation and too little real interest in black lives to keep this going

16 August 2023 - 21:41

Why now? That’s the question taxi drivers repeatedly asked me during interviews this week. They (the DA) took over the government of the province in 2009, I was told. Why this sudden and dramatic clampdown on taxis that break the law? They answered their own question: it’s all politics...

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