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South Africa: Taxi Drivers Bring Gqerberha to Standstill Over Covid-19 Funds

May 25, 2021
Taxi drivers disrupted parts of Gqeberha on Tuesday, with several roadblocks and violent protests. The drivers are demanding answers about their Covid-19 Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) funds. Seven taxi drivers were arrested, two vehicles torched and a truck was hijacked and looted during the protest. Nelson Mandela Bay Regional Taxi