Metrorail

Cape Town trains off the rails

Cape Town’s transport problems have reached a crisis point and officials are seeking solutions before the rail system breaks down

Cosatu slams Golden Arrow for letting down working-class commuters

The strike comes after a “stalemate in wage talks” between unions and employer associations

Second train crash in a week leaves 200 injured

A crash between two Metrorail trains at the Geldenhuys train station in Germiston has left over 200 commuters moderately injured on Tuesday morning.

New Prasa boss faces tough job

Corruption still bedevils the agency but Molepo says he will not be an armchair chief executive

Commuters rebel as Metrorail fails

Power failure brings Cape Town trains to a halt across the city

The joys of Jo’burg: Big trains, smaller penis ads

The ads for penis enlargement in Cape Town's Metrorail are getting a bit much for Hansie Smit who would prefer Gauteng's speed and efficiency.

Cosatu to strike against Metrorail fare hike

The trade federation in Cape Town, which plans to protest, has urged Metrorail to delay increasing its fares until its services had improved.

Soweto residents could be stranded by Mandela memorial

Road closures and public transport disruptions will mean residents of Soweto and greater Gauteng could struggle to get to work on Tuesday.

Protesters threaten ‘to burn the Gautrain’

A group of irate commuters have threatened to torch Gautrain coaches if the authorities do not urgently improve the Metrorail train service.

Metrorail’s service just won’t do, says Zuma

Problems at the passenger train service Metrorail are detrimental to South Africa's economic growth and development, says President Jacob Zuma.

Citizens become overburdened

Prices hikes for everything have put the poor and middle class under strain and they are going to have to make some adjustments.

Illegal train strike over, says Metrorail

Metrorail has said an illegal strike by its train drivers over the lack of security and high rate of abuse and harassment by commuters has ended.

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.