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‘The SA taxi industry is a force to be reckoned with’ – James Martin on how it stood up during riots

As the Head of Department for Economic Development at the uMgungundlovu District, the devastation that swept through Pietermaritzburg and its surrounds last week was even more acutely felt by James Martin than most. Describing the wreckage, Martin says the looted shops are now ‘black shells of nothing.’ Of particular significance is the way in which…