Police monitoring situation at Richards Bay Minerals

Police are monitoring the situation at Richards Bay Minerals on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast. This after several heavy-duty graders and cranes were set alight by unknown suspects on Friday. In May, RBM’s general manager for operational services, Nico Swart, was shot and killed on his way to work. Department of[…]

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DA leader in WC Bonginkosi Madikizela resigns

The former DA leader in the Western Cape, Bongkinkosi Madikizela, has resigned as the party’s leader in the province. He recently became embroiled in a controversy by putting forward false qualifications, stating that he had a BCom degree. DA provincial chairperson, Jaco Londt, says they respect Madikizela’s decision to step[…]

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Taxi industry urged to speak in one voice

There are growing calls for the stakeholders in the taxi industry to unite and speak with one voice. This comes as the National Taxi Lekgotla enters its second-day in Boksburg east of Johannesburg. The meeting has brought together various transport stakeholders including taxi group, the South African National Taxi Council[…]

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Public transport will stop during 21-day lockdown

Ministers in the Security Cluster say public transport including minibus taxis, trains and passenger flights will come to a virtual halt when the 21-day lockdown takes effect at midnight tonight. They announced far-reaching measures at a media briefing in Pretoria on Wednesday to clamp down on the movement of people[…]

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‘Taxi industry should look into ways of evolving’

The taxi industry needs to be modernised. Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo says the industry, which transports almost 67% of South Africans, should look at ways of evolving. Mamabolo was speaking at the start of a two-day Taxi Summit in Vanderbjilpark in the Vaal. For many South Africans, taxis are their sole[…]

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Dial-A-Ride users stuck with poor service

By Anees Teladia Dial-A-Ride passengers are dissatisfied and distressed at the quality of service they are receiving. Many users have faced situations where they have been left stranded, whilst others complain of the service showing up despite cancellations by users. Member of the Dial-A-Ride forum and an employee of Disabled[…]

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