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The group says Prasa's woes have resulted in delays and congestion for its bus services in the province.
A Golden Arrow bus has caught alight in Somerset West, injuring some passengers, authorities have said.
Bloemfontein Celtic stunned Golden Arrows to run out victors in their Premiership clash at the Princess Magogo Stadium.
There is fresh hope for commuters dealing with Day 15 of the national bus strike, as unions and employers have agreed to meet again to try and break the deadlock, says the SA Road Passenger Bargaining Council.
Commuters stranded by the nationwide bus strike will be forced again to make alternate plans, as talks at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) are not expected to get drivers back behind the wheel, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) says.
Scores of commuters in the Cape Town suburb of Mitchells Plain have been forced to wait for hours in long queues due to the bus strike. Watch.
Golden Arrow bus services, Metrorail and MyCiTi have said they do not foresee any serious disruptions to their travel routes in Cape Town as Cosatu takes to the streets in a nationwide anti-state capture march.
A total of 53 people have been arrested in Nyanga during a minibus taxi strike that saw roads being barricaded, buses set alight and commuters injured, Western Cape police say.
Golden Arrow bus driver Zweli Mugengo says the most important issues he wants the current bus strike to resolve are his wage and the length of breaks during shifts for drivers.
The nationwide bus strike continues with no clear resolution in sight, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and causing a spike in traffic congestion as more cars hit the streets.
A man travelling by bus to the Cape Town CBD this week was shocked when he saw the driver focusing on his phone while navigating the road. WATCH NOW.
Highlands Park recorded their first victory of the Absa Premiership campaign after defeating Golden Arrows at the Makhulong Stadium
As rising petrol prices cause strain, the bus company says hiking fares is 'unfortunate but unavailable.'
While the ongoing bus strike may be hurting commuters, they understand the struggles of the striking workers, says Satawu.
At least 50 bus companies are not operating across the country as the strike intensifies, forcing people to queue for taxis.
The Golden Arrow bus driver who was shot and killed before crashing into houses in Nyanga East was not the first to have to face such a terrifying situation, a colleague has said.
A Golden Arrow bus driver has been killed in an attempted robbery in Zwelitsha, Nyanga East, police say.
Orlando Pirates have beaten Golden Arrows in the Nedbank Cup semi-final clash at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban.
The Department of Transport says it has issued temporary and special operating licences to taxi operators to compensate for the nationwide bus strike.
The national bus strike is expected to continue after unions and employers were unable to reach an agreement over a pending salary increase.
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