More flawed Metrobus tenders found

PwC shows that Metrobus doe not value the government's strategic objectives.

Fraud costs Metrobus millions

Six Computicket staffers are up on fraud charges, but the real problem is inside the bus service itself

Metrobus operational on Tuesday

Metrobus drivers were back on the roads on Tuesday morning after a five-week strike against a shift system implemented last December.

Metrobus and Samwu call off five-week strike

Metrobus and Samwu on Thursday ended a five-week strike that has left thousands of passengers stranded and cost the company millions of rands.

Metrobus, Samwu reach agreement ‘in principle’

An agreement "in principle" was reached in a meeting between Metrobus and Samwu on Wednesday, the bus company said.

Metrobus negotiations still deadlocked

Negotiations between Metrobus and Samwu were still deadlocked on Thursday and no further talks had taken place to end a month-long strike.

Metrobus strike talks deadlocked

Talks between Metrobus and Samwu aimed at ending a month-long strike have deadlocked, an official said on Wednesday.

Metrobus strike continues

A strike by Metrobus drivers entered its fourth week on Monday as unions and the employer prepared to meet in the afternoon, an official said.

Bus drivers, management meet over strike

Johannesburg Metrobus drivers and management resumed negotiations on Monday in an effort to end a three-week strike.

Bus drivers continue strike

Johannesburg Metrobus drivers were still on strike on Thursday morning in protest against their new shift schedule, the bus company said.


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