Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says the government will not be bullied into increasing the R1.14bn in Covid-19 relief fund for the taxi industry.

An estimated 45,000 taxi operators on Monday abandoned their vehicles, intimidated fellow motorists and blocked highways, leaving commuters and workers across Gauteng stranded. ..

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