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Bus tour operators plead for help

The tourism transport sector was hammered during Covid-19 levels four and five and is asking the government for financial assistance

Responsible partnerships

Vunani Fund Managers is helping the TSRF perform above the benchmark

A transformative approach to investment

The fund's investments assist in infrastructure development

Africa’s largest truck stop

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is designed to give truck drivers a well-earned rest, for the safety of all road users

Mission possible: Polluters can change

A new report shows that the world’s biggest emitters of carbon dioxide could stop — and cheaply too

The electrification of transport could transform our future

Electric vehicles can store off-peak energy and return it to the system when required

Retirement fund a reliable constant in members’ lives

Governance is good because the trustees worked in the industry, are fund members and undergo training during the year

Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is creating vital skills and employment

High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment

Compliance with pension payments is high, despite high staff turnover

Infrastructure due for overhaul

With the fortunes of a nation resting on its back, local transport infrastructure needs a serious cash injection and a major overhaul

EU firm on airline carbon tax

United States airlines are wrong to think that they can force the European Union to back down on plans to make carriers pay for emitting carbon.

BRT lauded as the solution

Despite all its teething problems, the system offers an ideal opportunity to shape the transport sector.

Paris goes green with Bluecar

Capital trials new electric car-sharing scheme -- and hopes to have 5 000 vehicles on the roads by 2013.

Turbulence over Africa

Although open-skies policies on in Africa bode well for the airline industry, ageing fleets and tight margins are significant challenges.

World Cup fans face transport hurdles

Soccer World Cup fans still won't find it easy to get between and around the nine host cities, some analysts say.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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