n SA Crime Quarterly - The taxi industry and government at loggerheads : a violent legacy
|Article Title||The taxi industry and government at loggerheads : a violent legacy|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||SA Crime Quarterly|
|Author||Makubetse Sekhonyane and Jackie Dugard|
|Publication Date||Jan 2004|
|Pages||13 - 18|
For over a decade the taxi industry has been heavily embroiled in conflicts that have claimed thousands of lives. At the heart of the problem is the persistent struggle over control of this multi-billion rand industry that carries over 60% of South Africa's commuters. Given its troubled and often violent history, and its substantial share of the commuter market, clearer government commitment is needed in the form of adequate investment and implementation of a comprehensive and participatory recapitalisation programme.
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