Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Commuter bus operators’ strike paralyses Mwanza

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Miguel Suleyman

Transport in Mwanza city was yesterday paralysed when commuter bus operators halted services in protest against dangerous parking at Buzuruga Bus Stand.

The boycott, which began early yesterday, also affected other businesses and in some areas angry touts stoned some minibuses that defied the boycott order.

The operators told The Citizen that they were protesting against the city council move to force their vehicles to park at the newly constructed bus stand, which they claimed, is too narrow and dangerously placed.

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