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So many probes into SA state rail agency, government can’t keep track

PARLIAMENT, November 14 – There were so many investigations by different service providers into corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) that government could not keep track, Transport MInister Joe Maswanganyi told MPs on Tuesday. “There are so many investigations there, some we don’t even know what they are doing,” Maswanganyi said […]

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Uber launches petition calling on Ministers to assist with violence against them

JOHANNESBURG, September 9 – Transportation company Uber launched a petition on Friday calling on Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi and Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to assist with the violence against their drivers and allowing consumers to choose who they want to travel with, following recent attacks allegedly by metered taxi drivers. “Last night in Sandton, a vehicle registered […]

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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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Transport minister to meet aviation authorities on grounding of Zim aircraft

PRETORIA, August 19  – Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi will meet all aviation entities of the transport department to discuss the grounding of an Air Zimbabwe aircraft which was unable to take off on Friday. The aircraft was grounded allegedly due to non-compliance with the South African civil aviation regulations, particularly the requirement of an operator […]

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N3 re-opened after bridge collapse, rouble cleared overnight

JOHANNESBURG, August 10 – Rouble and huge concrete structures from the pedestrian bridge which collapsed on the N3 between the Gildenhuys and Gilloolys interchanges on was cleared overnight and the busy freeway was reopened early Thursday morning. The decommissioned bridge collapsed onto vehicles below, injuring five people, in the early hours of Wednesday. Authorities had warned […]