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WATCH: Ramaphosa deploys soldiers to deal with Taxi drivers

by Mandla Ndlovu
22 Jun 2020 at 10:26hrs | Views
President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa's government has deployed members of the South Africa National Defense Force to remove striking taxi drivers from the streets.


Soldiers descended on the streets of Pretoria on Monday morning accompanied by the South Africa Police Services.

The taxi owners are demonding R20 000 Taxi Relief Fund instead of the R5 000 promised by Minsiter of Transport Fikile Mbalula.


Economic freedom Fighters leader Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has condemned the deployment of the army saying there was no ground for such a move to be made.


"We can't celebrate the army being deployed on civilian protesters! There are absolutely no grounds whatsoever for the army to be dispersing the #Taxistrike. It is an abuse of power, whether you agree with the protest or not." Ndlozi posted on Twitter.




Source - Byo24News

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