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Taxi drivers roll the dice

Gambling is part of  Joburg’s 24-hour hustle. This world of risk and cunning behaviour is sometimes the only thing that puts bread on the table for many families. Here’s a look into this lucrative “corner office”. Music: Courtesy Kabelo Mabalane — Amasheleni   Voiceover: Amogelang Mbatha   Produced by : Amogelang Mbatha

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The back door to Bree taxi rank

They hoot insistently, stop without warning and speed off, leaving havoc and dust in their wake. Taxis are often considered the “outlaws” of the roads ­- yet behind this bravado lies one of the most organised industries in the country, taking in millions of rands annually and recently expanding operations to gain a slice of […]

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