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Transport minister denounces violences between Uber and metered taxis

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on Friday denounced acts of violence, torching of operators vehicles and intimidation between the Meter Taxi Operators and the E-Hailing Partners – Uber, Taxify and Zebracabs. Two Uber taxis were torched in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Thursday night. Uber drivers then got together and retaliated. They confronted metered […]

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Chamber of Mines says it has lost confidence in Zwane’s leadership

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – The Chamber of Mines on Friday said that its members have lost confidence in the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, and his leadership, saying that the department’s failures have had material costs in the industry. The Chamber’s chief executive, Roger Baxter, said that key governance and policy challenges in South […]

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Two suspects in Johannesburg fake licence scam nabbed

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – Two men have been arrested on suspicion of selling fraudulent vehicle documents including license discs, drivers licences, taxi permits and vehicle registration documents. Officers from Gauteng community safety department and the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) arrested the suspects on Thursday at Langlaagte Driver, Learner Testing Centre (DLTC) and Johannesburg inner city. […]

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Mugabe responds to Mantashe’s “stupid” reaction

HARARE, September 7 ‑ Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday said African National Congress secretary-general Gwede Mantashe “stupidly” reacted to a remark he made about South Africa. While addressing captains of industry at State House in Harare, Mugabe said South Africa, was “economically un-free”, adding that he did not envy the neighbouring country. “We didn’t […]

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Sasol and SAFA announce 4-year sponsorship extension

JOHANNESBURG, September 7 – The South African Football Association (SAFA) together with Sasol on Thursday announced an extension of their ground-breaking sponsorship to further develop women’s football. With Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu looking on and attended by other football stakeholders and Banyana Banyana, the new sponsorship was announced by SAFA President […]