Taxi Strike

MAYHEM erupted late last night as the Nelson Mandela Bay taxi strike turned violent, with stone- throwing, petrol bombings and vehicles set alight across the metro. Two clinics in Motherwell and an ANC office in NU7 were gutted by fire. In Heugh Road, Walmer, youths in an attack on the municipal office near Ninth Avenue clashed with police, briefly exchanging gunfire, before they dispersed. The municipality barricaded taxi ranks yesterday after the violence began, leaving a trail of torched … [Read more...]