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'The streets that were blocked earlier are still barricaded'

29 July 2019 1:50 PM
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Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson Isaac Mahamba gives an update on the Samwu bus strike.

Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson Isaac Mahamba has apologised to commuters for the inconvenience caused by the bus strike.

Mahamba is responding to bus drivers affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) blocking off major routes in the CBD on Monday morning demanding an 18% pay increase.

RELATED: 'They are using municipal buses to block routes around the city'

Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala Show gets an update on the protest.

We as the city would like to apologise to all motorists for the situation they found themselves in this morning. Currently, the streets that were blocked earlier are still barricaded by either municipal buses, trucks or rubble.

Isaac Mahamba, Spokesperson - Tshwane Metro Police

He says intersections such as Madiba and Lilian Ngoyi, Madiba and Bosman are still blocked.

The CBD is still affected and that will have an impact on the streets that are coming into the city.

Isaac Mahamba, Spokesperson - Tshwane Metro Police

Listen below to the full interview:


29 July 2019 1:50 PM
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Tshwane bus strike
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