PRASA

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Everything Ramaphosa said about the economy in the Sona

The poor condition of state-owned enterprises remains a blight on growth forecasts

In his Sona speech, Ramaphosa must tread the line between promises and reality

South Africa has a slew of service-delivery problems, most notably in the water and electricity sectors. The time for promises is over: what the country needs is action

Waiting for Autopax: the state-owned bus company is running on empty

The Prasa subsidiary has been unprofitable for years. And although its fleet contains broken and poorly maintained buses, it plans as if 100% of its fleet is operational. This means a lot of waiting

Cosatu has a plan to save Eskom

The union federation says urgent, bold action is needed to keep the state-owned utility (and South Africa) going

Mkhwebane hauled to court again

The public protector’s report on Prasa is irrational, according to NGO coalition #UniteBehind

Prasa leaves guards in the cold

Security guards, who face danger while protecting the rail system, will lose their jobs because the agency is ending contracts with providers

The curious case of Prasa’s ‘simulated’ robbery

Security guards released on bail after allegedly tying up fellow guards and attempting to steal vehicles

AG questions Prasa’s future as mismanagement, burnt trains take a toll

Besides recovering from instances of past mismanagement, Prasa is also facing incidences of damaged carriages and passenger infrastructure

Prasa board chair hijacked, kidnapped

Prasa board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama was pepper-sprayed, bundled into the boot of her car and driven around for at least three hours

Editorial: State recapture of SOEs

'Given the vast scale of the depredations suffered by the SOEs, it’s clear that restoration will be a huge job'

Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet

The move is part of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s overhaul of state-owned enterprises

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it