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Another multimillion-rand Johannesburg contract set aside

Threats of legal action force a contract set aside which could have seen second-hand equipment supplied to the city

A changing world means urban areas must be self-reliant

Smart cities are harnessing the best of humanity, creating sustainable places for people to work.

Changes could smooth the way

South Africa's infrastructure for roads, rail and air transport affects everything from consumer prices to foreign investment.

Miss World gives Jo’burg a hangover

Internal report criticises the council's spending priorities and risk strategies.

Jo’burg announces deal with taxi owners

Nearly half the minibus taxis operating between Soweto and Ellis Park will be removed from Johannesburg's roads, mayor Amos Masondo said on Tuesday.

Court rules against Rea Vaya strike

Rea Vaya bus drivers will be back at work on Tuesday after the Labour Court ruled that Monday's strike action was illegal.

Fans urged to use BRT to get to Soccer City

Fans have been urged to use the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transport System to Bafana Bafana's friendly against Colombia at Soccer City on Thursday night.

World Cup fans face transport hurdles

Soccer World Cup fans still won't find it easy to get between and around the nine host cities, some analysts say.

Nine injured as gunmen open fire on buses

Nine people were injured in two separate incidents when gunmen opened fire on Rea Vaya buses in Soweto, police said on Saturday.

Taxi operators force their way into Union Buildings

Chaos broke out on Wednesday as members of the National Taxi Alliance forced their way into the main entrance of the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Tough talk on taxi hooligans

Deputy Transport Minister Jeremy Cronin tells the <em>Mail & Guardian</em> that sections of the taxi industry are blocking transformation.

New bus routes a success despite violence, vandalism

The first day of the new, extended Rea Vaya bus service was a success, despite violence and vandalism, the City of Johannesburg said on Monday.

BRT bus comes under fire in Soweto

A bus rapid transit (BRT) bus was shot at in Soweto in a drive-by shooting, Johannesburg police said on Saturday.

Taximen complain about BRT expansion

The City of Johannesburg was forcing its bus rapid transit (BRT) system on the taxi industry, the United Taxi Association Forum said on Friday.

Roll-out of Rea Vaya’s final phase delayed

The roll-out of the final phase of the bus-rapid transit system will be delayed by two weeks, Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo said on Friday.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!