Government interventions on taxi industry strike and report on DRC visit to RSA

The Ministry of Transport, represented by Ms. Sindisiwe Chikunga, will provide a comprehensive update on the latest developments concerning the ongoing taxi industry strike. Additionally, Minister Chikunga will present a detailed report on the conclusion of the three-day-long Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Transport Infrastructure Visit to South Africa.
Over the past few days, Minister Chikunga has been actively engaged in dialogues with leaders from the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, and the Taxi Industry to address the taxi-stay away protest in the City of Cape Town.
The visit of the DRC delegation, led by His Excellency Marc Ekila Likombo, Minister of Transport and Communication Channels, was marked by the signing of agreements and productive Transport Dialogue and Technical Workshop sessions. These engagements included participation from senior technical officials and experts from both South Africa and the DRC.
These included the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA), the Airport Company South Africa (ACSA), the Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS), the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (C-BRTA), the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL), and the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA).
Media Invitation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 08 August 2023
Time: 11:00
Venue: Building 4, Waterfall Point Office Park, Corner Waterfall and Woodmead Dr, Midrand
Members of the media attending the event are requested to confirm their attendance with Sam Monareng on 073 491 3382 or or Ivy Masale on 076 789 5538 or