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Government is failing or unwilling to solve taxi violence

Mr Bongani MsomiUDM Secretary General Statement by Mr Bongani Msomi, UDM Secretary General The United Democratic Movement (UDM) condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the continued violence in the taxi industry. The killing of eleven taxi operators at the weekend is senseless and not long ago, many lives were lost in Mthatha in taxi violence. It cannot be business as usual while our people are suffering. The country is in crisis, as far [...]

2018-07-26T08:58:37+00:00July 24th, 2018|2018 Archive, Bongani Msomi, Civil Disobedience, Home, Transport|Comments Off on Government is failing or unwilling to solve taxi violence

UDM condemns violent taxi strike

Statement issued by Bongani Msomi – UDM Secretary General The United Democratic Movement (UDM) is concerned by the timing of the protesting taxi industry in many parts of Gauteng. This is a critical time for scholars especially those doing Grade 12 who are busy writing their final exams. We understand the frustration of the taxi industry however we are much concerned with the effects of the protest towards pupils and the innocent commuters. We [...]

2018-01-24T15:21:36+00:00November 8th, 2017|2017 Archive, Bongani Msomi, Home, Issues, Media statements: UDM|Comments Off on UDM condemns violent taxi strike