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The Golden Arrow Bus Drivers
Murdered in the Western Cape

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For more than four months in 2000, Golden Arrow Bus Services, its employees and commuters in Greater Cape Town, especially Khayelitsha, lived under threat from perpetrators of violence. During this time, the situation claimed the lives of four bus drivers and two passengers, while many more suffered injuries.

Luvo Patrick Ganuganu was born on 25 December 1966 and died on 15 April 2000.

Luvo started his career at Golden Arrow in January 2000. He leaves his wife, Nomawethu and children Elona, Siphumeze and Sibhale.


Sipho Xolani Kelem was born on 16 November 1964 and died on 27 July 2000.

Sipho's career at Golden Arrow began in March 2000. He leaves two children, Seza and Sinoyolo.


Michael Sixolile Magadlela was born on 14 October 1966 and died on 16 June 2000.

Michael started at Golden Arrow in November 1999. He leaves his wife, Nosiseko and children, Siviwe and Sanda.


Jacobus Nicolaas Swart was born on 31 July 1949 and died on 29 May 2000.

Jacobus started at the company in October 1999. He leaves his wife, Maria and children, Charles, Jacobus, Anthony and Nicolene.


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The management and staff of Golden Arrow wish to express their most sincere condolences with the families and friends of their colleagues who became victims of the violence.

The company also expresses its condolences with the families of the two passengers who tragically died in separate incidents during this time: Zodwa Gungu and Margaret Nemeko.


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