Trains

Cape Town commuters still derailed

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

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

Women train drivers are under attack

For Prasa’s 293 female drivers, the job isn’t as simple as getting from point A to B. They also have to contend with frustrated commuters

Transnet (and death) cheat aged pensioners out of dignified lives

A fight drags on to get the state to replenish looted pension funds for those battling to make ends meet.

Editorial: R70m for Prasa investigation is off the rails

We may be appalled by the huge amount being spent on this investigation, but something has to be done.

Politicians fall out over Prasa chief executive fiasco

The tense stand-off between one-time allies Dipuo Peters and Popo Molefe is stalling the rail agency’s R172-billion upgrade.

Prasa accuses SA ‘partner’ of fraud

The rail agency claims a local company duped it by trading on a German rail firm’s name and reputation.

Tall trains: Prasa sues for R2.6-billion

The rail agency is also demanding that the 13 locomotives already delivered be sent back.

On the train track for a trip down memory lane

Sandstone's collection of lovingly restored trains and tractors add a bit of oomph to South Africa's heritage.

Chuffed with railway’s success

Rovos’s long ­journey has been fraught with problems but the man behind it has kept the family ­business on track.

Cities could take over passenger train management

Deputy Transport Minister Jeremy Cronin says government is considering taking the responsibilities of Prasa and handing it to cities for management.

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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