Taxis stopped running on Monday, leaving Cape Town commuters, learners and workers stranded.
The taxi drivers are demanding that the provincial government’s Blue Dot programme, due to end this month, be continued.
At least two buses were torched in the early hours of Monday morning.
The South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) denies that the violence is related to the taxi strike.
Several violent incidents were reported on the first day of a taxi strike in the Western Cape on Monday. Some matric learners were unable to get to school to write their exams and commuters struggled to get to work.
The stay-away, organised by the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO),…