Department Of Transport

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Still on temporary contracts after 12 years

Employees of the Expanded Public Works Programme have essentially become ‘permanent casuals’ who earn a pittance and have no job security

JOBURG CYCLISTS … CALL TO ACTION

We will meet the MEC Transport Joburg to hand over a document about the advantages of non- motorised transport and the safety of cyclists

Prasa chair: New board members ‘won’t stick heads in sand’

After eight months, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's annual report for 2016/17 is close to being finalised

On the go: New mobile app to make travelling easier

The transport modes covered by the app are Gautrain, Metrobus, A re Yeng, Rea Vaya, Metrorail, Johannesburg City Sightseeing Bus, Tshwane Bus Services

DA will have to wait for e-tolling judgment

Judgment on whether the e-tolling legislation is unconstitutional and invalid has been postponed for at least two weeks.

DA’s e-toll Bill case heard in Cape Town’s high court

The Democratic Alliance's assertion that the e-tolling Bill will affect provincial competencies is incorrect, the high court has heard.

Transport minister: Nkandla road had nothing to do with Zuma

Dipuo Peters says government spent about R290-million for Nkandla road. But older reports say it was considered before Jacob Zuma became president.

Thousands of motorists have bought e-tags, says transport department

Following the announcement of the starting date of the e-toll system, about 21 000 motorists have bought their e-tags, says the transport department.

E-tolling plan put on hold pending new amendment

The NCOP has quietly put the South African National Roads Agency's plans to start the tolling of Gauteng's highways next month on hold.

Ndebele worried about border congestion and delays

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has revealed government's concern about the congestion at South Africa's border posts, particularly at Beitbridge.

A heavy toll: Sanral ratings under review

The e-tolling fracas in Gauteng is adding to the road agency's unsustainable debt, and casting doubts on the government's overall transport strategy.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs