TAXIS

How South Africa’s minibus taxi industry exploits its drivers 

The drivers who are the bedrock of the public transport system are often paid less than the sectoral determination stipulates

Death or taxes for polluting plastic

South Africa's apathetic attitude to plastic use requires an intervention — but what would work here?

Taming Kenya’s matatu madness

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

Getting from point A to point B safely

South African drivers like to make up their own rules

The sterrings of the journey

The queue marshal and the taxi owner: Snapshots from the life and times of the taxi

Metered taxis deny involvement in death of Taxify driver

Taxi council distances its members from the violence, claiming the death of Siyabonga Ngcobo was a fight between Uber and Taxify drivers

Unfinished Ekurhuleni taxi ranks cost R72m

An internal Ekurhuleni report reveals that a staggering escalation of costs were approved

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it’s a taxi service

The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such

Taxi industry ‘running on empty’

Calling the transport minister a liar, owners want a state subsidy so they can pay their bills

Want to escape Sao Paulo’s traffic? Take a flying taxi

Sao Paulo's infernal traffic jams have sparked a new app that opens the sky to commuters: Voom, a helicopter taxi service.

Banks wash their hands of killer taxis

They have told the public protector they were confused by regulators and duped by dealerships.

Killer taxis took to the roads in 2005 – and the fight to remove them is still raging

Authorities have known about the vehicles for over a decade, but they are still being sold and they are still on the road.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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