South Africa 18.6.2018 11:23 am

WATCH: Uber, Taxify drivers gather at Zoo Lake to contest low prices

An earlier protest united Uber and Taxify drivers in Gauteng. Photo: Koketso Ratsatsi

An earlier protest united Uber and Taxify drivers in Gauteng. Photo: Koketso Ratsatsi

Reasons for the meeting include low Uber and Taxify prices as well as drivers’ safety.

A strike is currently taking place at Zoo Lake in Johannesburg, where a large group of drivers have gathered to hand over a memorandum, Rosebank Killarney Gazette reports.

Reasons for the strike are reportedly due to low Uber and Taxify prices, despite the recent petrol increases and numerous attempts from drivers to approach the companies.

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Watch Stephen Bhebhe of eHasa explain the reason for the strike in the video below:

The drivers’ safety concerns are also a major issue they would like to see addressed.

This is a developing story, more updates to follow as more information emerges.

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