The Northern Cape, with its abundance of unpaved tracks, is riddled with disputes over the awarding of lucrative infrastructure contracts.
The government was rallying to defend its Gauteng e-tolling project, it announced on Thursday, despite mounting public fury against the plan.
Roads must be fixed. They must also be paid for. All this work creates jobs, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
The state will betray its commitment to sustainable development if it fails to implement its policy, says Richard Calland.
Julius Malema has a stake in a R4.6-billion road management deal, and is handing out state tenders to friends through the Ratanang Family Trust.
Provincial Minister Bheki Nkosi said in a statement that his department had entered into a partnership with its private sector partners.
Johannesburg residents have been asked to be patient during the improvement of roads around the city.