MEC Donald Grant

Transport plan launched in the Western Cape

The transport initiative programme has been launched to improve the partnership between the department of transport, the Western Cape government and the mini bus transport industry. Transport Minister, Blade Nzimande and Transport MEC Donald Grant launched the “Smart Shayela” (smart driving) initiative programme which seeks to create awareness of the[…]

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CATA taxi boss gunned down

Authorities have condemned the murder of a Cape Town taxi boss, gunned down at his home yesterday evening. Dan Khumalo was a senior leader in the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA). Western Cape MEC for Transport Donald Grant has described the murder as senseless and tragic. “After receiving the news,[…]

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Taxi strike called off

Strike action by the provincial taxi industry has been called off. This after a meeting with MEC for Transport, Donald Grant this morning to discuss their grievances. Public transport services were disrupted this morning as thousands of commuters were left waiting for busses and trains. There were also numerous incidents[…]

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Delft to be declared a high risk area

Western Cape Transport MEC Donald Grant has reassured commuters that officials are working closely with authorities to address the current situation in Delft, as the taxi wars spiral out of control. According to reports, there was more shooting in the area on Wednesday, as a dispute between rival groups continues.[…]

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WCED school closure appeal successful

The Supreme Court of Appeal has given the Western Cape education department the go ahead to close all but one of the 17 schools earmarked for closure in 2012, Business Day reported on Wednesday. In his judgment on Tuesday Judge Eric Leach said the education MEC had the power under[…]

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