Probe launched into Mamelodi train collision

An investigation has been launched into what led to the collision of a passenger train and a rail maintenance locomotive which left at least 50 passengers injured in Mamelodi, Pretoria on Saturday. Gauteng Metrorail spokesperson, Lillian Mofokeng, said the accident happened at about 18:24 at Eerste Fabrieke Station. She said[…]

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Public Protector to investigate some #GuptaLeaks claims

The Public Protector will conduct a preliminary investigation to determine the merits of some of the allegations that have been published as part of the #GuptaLeaks saga that point to issues at Eskom, Prasa and Transnet. These allegations point to improper or dishonest acts or offences with respect to public[…]

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COSATU: Indian workers on docks sent home

Indian foreigners, who were employed by Transnet as artisans to build tanks in the Cape Town Harbour, are set to return home. The move follows calls by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) asking Government to be proactive in securing jobs for South Africans who continue to struggle[…]

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Transnet CEO Molefe now acting CEO of Eskom

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has seconded Transnet CEO Brian Molefe and appointed him as the acting Eskom CEO after Tshediso Matona was suspended in March. Molefe has been in his role at Transnet since 2011 and was the Public Investment Corporation CEO from 2003 to 2010. Matona was suspended[…]

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SCA dismisses Transnet appeal: Lawyer

Transnet’s application for leave to appeal a ruling allowing their pensioners to bring a class-action suit was dismissed in the Supreme Court of Appeal, the pensioners’ attorneys said on Tuesday. “On December 17, the appeal court dismissed the application for leave to appeal. The reason being no reasonable prospect for[…]

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