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:  Golden Arrow Buses' Court Application Dismissed

    Golden Arrow Bus Services, 26 April 2013

    An application to have the MyCiti bus service expansion halted in Cape Town was dismissed by the Western Cape High Court on Friday, the city said. read more »

  • South Africa:  Ctown Bus Drivers Renew Protests

    South African Press Association, 25 April 2013

    Striking bus drivers renewed their protests in Cape Town on Thursday, insisting their demands be met. read more »

  • South Africa:  IFP Urges SABEA and Satawu to Find Middle Ground on Bus Drivers Strike (press release)

    Inkatha Freedom Party, 23 April 2013

    The IFP urges the South African Bus Employers Association (SABEA) and South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) to soon come to an agreement on the bus drivers wage ... 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 »