- Siya Nkosiyamakhabethe Ziyakhe posted a life-changing picture on Facebook which found a solution to taxi math
- When sitting in the front seat of a taxi you get the role of fare calculator which has filled many with dread and anxiety
- A picture of a calculator in a taxi is a brilliant solution and many South Africans think more taxis should use one
Siya Nkosiyamakhabethe Ziyakhe posted a picture in the Facebook group #ImStaying that has Mzansi feeling all sorts of things.
He posted a picture of a calculator in a taxi and brought back a bunch of memories people have of trying to calculate the total fare for a route.
There seems to be an unspoken rule regarding the front seat and adding up everyone's taxi fare. While the taxi drivers and their passengers never actually discussed it, the person who sits in the front seat does the calculations.
He captioned the photo with the following:
"Only in SA... JHB Eastrand Taxi Drivers if you know you know..."
Facebook users loved the idea and made the following comments:
"Taxi maths is no child's play."
"People try and avoid the front seats at all costs."
"It's about time. All taxis must have this."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that this brave Mzansi man took the front seat - and refused to count. In a clip uploaded by Chris_Plaatjie to Twitter, the man can be seen absolutely refusing to be the front-seat calculator.
He can be seen causing a whole scene in the taxi, questioning why he should be forced to count for the driver. While himself and the driver have a hilarious face-off, the other passengers laugh out loud at the predicament they found themselves in.
Other passengers, however, complained that their time was being wasted, telling the unidentified young man to simply get out, a request which the man refused. He then threatened to beat the driver up for trying to intervene.
In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Ezzy Emeka has taken to social media to narrate how a taxi driver in Abuja returned the phone he forgot in the car.
Emeka said the phone fell from his pocket when he boarded the taxi after the function he attended. He said he was worried all night long after realising that he had lost his phone.
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