Members of Qina Mshayeli, an organisation for taxi drivers and public transport service providers, had gathered at King Dinuzulu Park when they were stopped in their tracks by taxi owners operating in central Durban and Chesterville, who said no drivers would down tools and march.
The representative of the taxi owners, who declined to be named, said the march involved them, their taxis and their drivers, but they were not told about the march by the South African National Taxi Association Council, and only saw posters about it.
When the memorandum was compiled, they wanted to be a part of it.
President of Qina Mshayeli, Clement Doncabe, was disappointed the march did not take place. He said it had been about: