Enraged Maun taxi operators cry foul

Up in arms: Maun taximen in a meeting
Up in arms: Maun taximen in a meeting

MAUN: Enraged taxi and combi operators have demanded that authorities explain why the 60,000 plus population of the tourism town is only served by three designated bus stops.

At a meeting with Maun West legislator, Tawana Moremi at the bus rank last Sunday, Maun Taxi and Combi Association chairman, Rothomia Ithuteng accused government transport authorities, the North West District Council (NWDC) and police of failing the taxi industry in the tourism village.

Ithuteng alleged that local authorities had a “hidden agenda” to destroy the taxi industry in Maun, alleging that transport and police authorities charged them exorbitant fees for offences beyond their control.

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