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newsTMG Digital reports that taxi drivers have on Tuesday blocked streets in Johannesburg leading to the Premier’s office‚ the department of safety and the department of transport.  

They are demanding that the provincial government speed up the process of releasing permits.  JHB Metro Police spokeswoman Edna Mamonyane advised motorists to avoid the CBD until the taxi drivers disperse.  "We hope that their protest will not last until 3pm.  I am not sure if they have permission to march but I can confirm that they would not have been given permission to block streets‚" she indicated.

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