Bus Rapid Transit

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.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world