Public Transport

Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years

The brand new vehicles will make their first trips in the coming days, across a city has lived with the deadly rhythm of combat in its outer suburbs

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

Why debt is a human rights issue

Many SADC countries are using scarce resources to service loans instead of offering public services
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Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

Emergency Taxi is competing with the likes of Uber and Bolt to give Johannesburgers other e-hailing transport options, using cheaper-to-run Qute cars

Taming Kenya’s matatu madness

In a renewed crackdown, taxis and buses that ignore safety rules are being taken off the country’s roads

National Land Transport Amendment Bill process aims to revamp public transport

Gauteng public hearings on the Bill have been completed

Transport’s future is integrated, but how do we get there?

In a SIMSystem, governments, transport providers and users seamlessly connect with all available transport systems

People colour a journey of book stops

Zukiswa Wanner spends time in Tanzania and decides that it is a place she could live in because of its people.
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Gautrain’s first ever strike

The UNTU embarked on a strike on Monday morning, demanding a 10% wage increase from the Bombela Operating Company which runs the Gautrain

Getting from point A to point B safely

South African drivers like to make up their own rules

Pupils are condemned to death road

Parents depend on often unroadworthy vehicles to get their children to school because provincial departments are not fulfilling their obligations

​Public transport: Are we getting it right?

There is an increasing awareness that the current approach to public transport improvement is not sustainable

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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