SA-WIDE_ TIMELINE_ September 19, 2018

LIMPOPO – September 19, 2018

– Updating: No reports

GAUTENG – September 19, 2018

ROODEPOORT (07h00) Public violence reported in Zandspruit. Reports indicate demonstration planned from Zandspruit to Honeydew SAPS.

JOHANNESBURG SOUTH (13h30) Taxi related unrest reported in Mondeor.

MPUMALANGA – September 19, 2018

STANDERTON (07h15) Unrest reported on the R23 towards Heidelberg.

MACHADADORP (07h30) Reports indicate unrest may continue.

FREE STATE – September 19, 2018

– Updating: No reports

NORTH WEST – September 19, 2018

BLOEMHOF (07h15) Taxi unrest reported near Boitumelong – N12 affected.

VENTERSDORP (14h00) Public violence reported in at the R30/N14 crossing in Tshing. Unrest is expected to spread to the JB Marks Municipal Office in Ventersdorp.

KWAZULU-NATAL – September 19, 2018

DURBAN (07h00) Protest reported in Bayhead – Iran Rd and Bayhead Rd affected.

EASTERN CAPE – September 19, 2018

STUTTERHEIM (07h00) Taxi unrest reported on the N6. Local bus services have been suspended, schools closed and travel disruption along main routes.

 MATATIELE (07h30) Reports indicate unrest may continue.

DESPATCH (07h40) Public violence reported in Ibhayi – R75 affected.

WESTERN CAPE – September 19, 2018

– Updating: No reports

NORTHERN CAPE – September 19, 2018

– Updating: No reports

Break down of Reports throughout the day Not in order

2018/09/19 Possible Taxi Violence 13:30 between Bara and Orange farm assosiations at Mondeor and Mabaleng Southgate Please aviod as participents will be heavily armed.
2018/09/19 Migdol Be careful about Migdol. Climbing the road and burning tires at the bridge.
Road closed with burning of tyres and they throwing stones:fire::fire:
2018/09/19 #ECtaxiStrike The major Metro’s of Mandela Bay and Buffalo City are affected, while there are reports that roads at Graaff Reinet, Alice and Stutterheim have been closed by protesting taxi operators. Social grant payments will be delayed by one day #sabcnews #safmsunrise
UPDATE TAXI STRIKE Various reports coming through of road blockages in East London and Port Elizabeth areas. Routes in the following area and specifically routes on the R63 and N6 may be blockaded during the protest action: ALICE ALIWAL NORTH CRADOCK(EC) COFIMVABA EAST LONDON GRAHAMSTOWN(EL) QUEENSTOWN(EL) PORT ST JOHNS(EL) KING WILLIAMS TOWN, (EL) MOTHERWELL(PE) KWANOBULE(PE)
Port Elizabeth – TAXI STRIKE: #AVOID R75 Uitenhage Road: Burning Tyres between Despatch and the Johnson Road exit – HEAVY DELAYS
2018/09/19 06:20 MP R23 Standerton / Heidelberg path. Protest action has just begun. Use an alternate route. Drive Safe Admin
Riot Action – Rocklands road is closed Roads around VW Uitenhage closed Old uitenhage road is closed R75 near Kanoka Mall closed Addo Road Monument Crossing Standford Road open but traffic moving slowly
Bloemhof The taxis closed the roads to the neighborhood. No one may come to work or enter location. Avoid the area
Wed, 19 September 06:18 AM Free State Bloemfontein: In the Bloemfontein area Apparently after one off ramps from the N1 heading to Walter Sisulu Rd there is a man throwing rocks and wood at people’s cars. Motorists must be careful in the area.

No report of road closures as of yet. Timothy/Jacksonville side apparently started burning tyres early hours of this morning so be careful that side.
Rocklands closed
Iran and Bayhead Rd CLOSED to traffic due to Protest Action. #KZNTraffic
Cape Road, one of Port Elizabeth’s main routes, was noticeably emptier at 6.30am due to a provincial taxi strike today. Read more about the strike:
Eastern Cape – N6 Route: #ProtestAction roadway blocked at Stutterheim— Rob Beezy (@TrafficSA) September 19, 2018

[09/19, 17:18] : Path is blocked by two friezes they do not let anyone pass.
[09/19, 17:19] :They said we should turn around because they are hurting us.
By truckstop
They are coming together at thorncliffe turnoff.
Nelspruit, middle town
the 4-truck position where they pulled the trucks across the road and took Keys

19h24 19/09/2018 PROTEST STEELPOORT area The road between Tweerivier mine and Thorncliff mine was blocked by community that pulled trucks over the road. They insist on meeting the Dwars River mine management. Reason unknown. Road has just been opened by SAPS and security. R555 at the Hoop Dam is still closed by community that pulled 4 trucks across the road. SAPS and security are on its way.


the DOT

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