Bus Strike in S Africa Continues to Intensify


Western Cape bus service MyCiti has been suspended due to possible threats to drivers during the national bus drivers' strike. Transport unions and employers have hit a stalemate in wage talks resulting in renewed protests.

VIDEO: South Africa's Bus Strike Set to Continue

Transport union Satawu says the nationwide bus drivers' strike will continue next week. The drivers are demanding an 18% wage increase, a housing ... see more »

  • South Africa:  Myciti Bus Services Suspended

    South African Press Association, 26 April 2013

    All MyCiTi bus services were suspended on Friday morning because of ongoing strike action, the City of Cape Town said. read more »

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  • South Africa:  Stranded Bus Commuters Turn to Taxis

    South African Press Association, 22 April 2013

    There was a lot more activity than usual at the country's taxi ranks on Monday, as commuters left stranded by an ongoing nationwide bus strike took taxis instead to reach their ... read more »

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  • South Africa:  Strike Leaves Many Stranded in Mpuma

    South African Press Association, 19 April 2013

    Thousands of Mpumalanga commuters were left stranded on Friday because of a strike by bus drivers. read more »

  • South Africa:  Bus Drivers On Strike

    South African Press Association, 19 April 2013

    Bus drivers embarked on a national wage strike on Friday, leaving commuters stranded. read more »

  • South Africa:  Notice of Strike Action Issued

    Golden Arrow Bus Services, 19 April 2013

    The parties to the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council (SARPBAC) have failed to conclude a national wage agreement and the trade unions have notified employers of their ... read more »