SAfrica taxi strike threat wanes, government says


CAPE TOWN, Aug 27 (Reuters) - A threat that thousands of South African taxi operators would launch an indefinite strike has receded and plans for a new rapid bus service for the 2010 World Cup will proceed, the government said on Thursday. Fearful the bus service would hurt their business, the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) threatened a nationwide strike, starting on Sept. 1. It would be the latest in a wave of strikes to hit Africa's biggest economy, suffering its first ...

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