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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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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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Minister lauds court ruling invalidating two Prasa contracts worth millions of rand

JOHANNESBURG, August 2 (ANA) – Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on Wednesday said he “welcomes” the Pretoria High Court judgment ruling two contracts entered into by Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) with Fenton Gastin, its chief finance officer, were invalid. The first contract that was found to be invalid was the one entered into when […]

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Outgoing Prasa board slams transport minister on completion of tenure

JOHANNESBURG, August 01 – Popo Molefe, the outgoing chairperson of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board which completed its term on Monday, took a parting shot at new Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi for failing to attend requested meetings aimed at tackling corruption and governance anomalies. “The outgoing board of Prasa has successfully completed its tenure, during […]