Suspect arrested in connection of Intercape bus driver murder

The Western Cape Minister of Mobility, Daylin Mitchell, has welcomed the arrest of a suspect in connection with recent shooting incidents directed at the Intercape bus company’s drivers. The 28-year-old was arrested in Klapmuts. In April, an Intercape bus driver was shot and killed while driving a bus. In March, shots[…]

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WC stakeholders meet amid attacks on Intercape busses

LOCAL The Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight, Intercape bus company, the South African National Taxi Council, and the police will brief the provincial standing committee on Transport on Friday. This is regarding the ongoing attacks on long-distance buses. Intercape confirmed that two drivers were shot on[…]

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ISIL claims Cairo attack on Israeli tourists

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said on Friday its members carried out an attack on Israeli tourists in Cairo in response to a call by the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to target Jews “everywhere”. The group said in an internet statement that light arms were used[…]

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UCT bus burnt out near residence

Students at a University of Cape Town residence were awoken by an early morning blaze on Wednesday that left a Jammie Shuttle bus completely burnt out. The University of Cape Town confirmed the incident but said firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. The cause of the fire is not yet known.[…]

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City to appeal court ruling against bus route

The City of Cape Town on Monday applied for leave to appeal the judgment and order that stops it from evicting residents and demolishing homes in South Road to make way for the Wynberg MyCiTi route. The City considers the judgment – handed down by acting Judge AJ Weinkove in[…]

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Striking workers not behind Intercape bus attack: Numsa

Striking Numsa workers are “definitely not” behind the attack on an Intercape bus which led to the deaths of two people, the union’s provincial secretary Vuyo Lufele said on Wednesday. The union had been “amicably engaging” with the company for the past three weeks and Lufele believed it was in[…]

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