MEC Jacob Mamabolo announces reopening of Soweto taxi routes, 11 Jun

10 Jun 2019

MEC Mamabolo to announce the reopening of Soweto taxi routes

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Department Jacob Mamabolo, will on Tuesday, 11 June 2019,  announce the reopening of taxi ranks and routes that were closed due to violence that flared up in Soweto earlier this year.

The MEC has been in talks with Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association (NANDUWE) and Witwatersrand Taxi Association (WATA) and will chart the way forward for the operation of the taxi ranks and routes.

The Department suspended operations on the affected routes from 15 March 2019 until 15 June 2019 .

Members of the media are invited to attend a press briefing which will be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Time: 10h00
Venue : Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial Site, 8287 Khumalo Rd, Orlando West

For media confirmations,  please contact Melitah Madiba on 073 644 9935 or

Theo Nkonki
Cell: 082 719 6404

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