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Rebecca Haynes

Rebecca Haynes

    Experts weigh in: Is Africa Trumped?
    Experts weigh in: Is Africa Trumped?
    While Hillary Clinton’s Democrat entourage had champagne bottles chilling on ice, her election campaign turned into a non-event. Shaken analysts...
    Unpacking the toybox: talking about play
    Unpacking the toybox: talking about play
    The concept of using play to learn is not one easily understood, particularly its role in providing the foundation for understanding and applying...
    Cleaning up commuter, cargo rail
    Cleaning up commuter, cargo rail
    The fear of using South Africa’s rail system is very real, with the exception of the state-of-the-art Gautrain. Not only are commuters targets of...
    The bodies regulating our railways
    The bodies regulating our railways
    Promoting railway safety, rail as a safe mode of transport and reducing negative railway occurences is the domain of the Railway Safety Regulator...
    Of cable and counterfeiting
    Of cable and counterfeiting
    Every day, 1.3-million passengers travel along 1 537km of electrified track, embarking and disembarking from 230 stations in Gauteng alone. Between...
    'Fire sale' cybercrimes are real
    'Fire sale' cybercrimes are real
    Anyone questioning the possibility that a cybercrime such as the one featured in the popular movie Die Hard 4 is in for a rude awakening....
    Unravelling inequality: Making public transport for all
    Unravelling inequality: Making public transport for all
    Spatial development is a critical factor when considering how to provide and apply public transport. The smallest areas of land hold the densest...
    Bringing BRT to the masses
    Bringing BRT to the masses
    Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) systems are transporting hundreds of thousands of commuters daily and the BRT Programme is the road-based component of...
    With road comes risk
    With road comes risk
    South Africa’s poor track record when it comes to road traffic safety is a situation exacerbated by unroadworthy and illegal vehicles, reckless...
    The cost of doing nothing
    The cost of doing nothing
    Congestion is a global problem and if nothing is done to change mind-sets and moves towards the effective use of public transport, it is going to...
    Maintaining the human touch
    Maintaining the human touch
    A company as substantial as Unilever, a massive multi-national entity, has a formidable task in both staying in touch with its employees and making...
    The growth mind-set
    The growth mind-set
    It has taken five years, but Microsoft has secured the top spot in the Top Employers South Africa 2017 Certification Programme, both overall...