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Maswanganyi calls on RSR and Prasa to investigate trains accident in Germiston

JOHANNESBURG, January 9 – The Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has directed the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to expedite the investigation into the cause of the two Metrorail trains that collided on Tuesday morning at Geldenhuis Station East of Johannesburg. Both these trains were authorised to […]

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SA transport minister urges heightened road safety during festive season

JOHANNESBURG, December 23 (ANA) – South Africa’s Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi, appealed to pedestrians and motorists to work with traffic authorities during the festive season to ensure safety on the country’s roads which see a surge in traffic accidents and fatalities during this period. In a statement released on Friday, Maswanganyi said that during the festive […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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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 […]