South Africa
South Africa

The following are news items in South African major news outlets on Monday.

— Many commuters must once again look for alternative transport as the nationwide bus strike looks set to intensify as it enters its sixth day on Monday.

The continued strike action comes as a result of failed wage negotiations between unions and employers over the course of a two-day meeting with the Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration. (News24)

— Following the riot at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, which saw a security guard brutally assaulted, fans injured and equipment destroyed, calls are being made for Parliament to hold sporting bodies like the Premier Soccer League (PSL) accountable.

Video footage showing the man, who was initially thought to be a woman, being kicked and hit by fans has caused widespread outrage. (Eyewitness News)

— There has been an uneasy calm in the North West province this weekend following three days of violent protests that started on Wednesday in the capital, Mahikeng. It spread to other areas on Friday.

Residents have vowed to continue pushing for the removal of Premier Supra Mahumapelo. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem


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