ARTICLES RELATING TO PRASA

Maswangany: Nothing strange about legal action against Acsa

2017-06-23 17:57

The transport ministry’s legal team is looking into a letter received from the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for certain directors at Acsa to be removed.

Investigate corruption at Prasa or we will strike – NTM and Saftu

2017-06-19 22:04

The NTM and Saftu have warned of mass action unless those implicated in a web of corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) are not brought to book.

Report train vandals to police, Prasa urges

2017-06-15 21:46

Prasa has called on the public to snitch on those behind the arson, theft and damage to Metrorail's trains and cables in Gauteng and the Western Cape, or it may have to start reducing services on high-risk lines.

Prasa inks deal with Huawei for digital railway network

2017-06-15 12:46

Prasa has concluded a deal with Huawei this week that will see the installation of one of Africa's first digital railway communications networks.

DA lays charges against deputy finance minister

2017-06-09 18:28

The DA has laid charges of corruption against Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi for allegedly benefiting from tenders awarded to Prasa.

Deputy FinMin denies scoring Prasa tenders, DA to lay charges

2017-06-06 13:40

Deputy Minister of Finance Sfiso Buthelezi has denied scoring tenders from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

EXCLUSIVE: Deputy FinMin scored Prasa tenders as agency chair

2017-06-05 06:41

Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi and his brother are beneficiaries of companies that secured contracts worth at least R150m from Prasa while he was board chairperson.

Transport minister warns Prasa board to toe the line

2017-05-23 17:10

Newly appointed Transport Minister Joe Mawanganyi has warned the Prasa board that it shouldn’t occupy the media space for the 'wrong reasons.'

Transnet, Prasa like 'two bulls in a kraal' - MPs

2017-05-09 20:10

The investigation by Werksmans Attorneys into irregular contracts at Prasa that could amount to R24bn, should be completed by the end of June and will cost R162m, the portfolio committee on transport has heard.

Zuma pleads with commuters: Don't burn new Metrorail trains

2017-05-09 16:02

During the launch of the new Metrorail passenger trains, called the "People's Train", President Jacob Zuma has urged all commuters to not vandalise trains.

 

Transport minister calls for wrap-up of Prasa probes

2017-06-23 12:23

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi is calling for several concurrent investigations into the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to be expeditiously concluded.

DA wants Treasury to reveal 'damning' findings against Deputy FinMin

2017-06-19 12:51

The DA says it is concerned that Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi could have the power to "conceal and bury damning findings" against him from the period when he was Prasa chair.

Treasury's 'corrupt' leadership must step down - EFF

2017-06-15 17:58

Allegations of corruption against Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi overshadowed a briefing about the economy, prompting the EFF to call for them to step down.

BREAKING: Public Protector to investigate some #GuptaLeaks claims

2017-06-14 22:30

The Public Protector will conduct a preliminary investigation to determine the merits of some of the allegations that have been published as part of the #GuptaLeaks saga that point to issues at Eskom, Prasa and Transnet.

DA lobbies support for ad hoc committee on state capture

2017-06-08 18:40

The DA is lobbying other parties in Parliament to support the establishment of an ad hoc committee into state capture.

Prasa probe costing taxpayers R148m over 2 years

2017-06-06 07:40

The forensic investigations into affairs at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has amounted to R148m over two financial years, Parliament was told in a written response.

Maswanganyi vows bold state intervention to drive transformation

2017-05-24 06:03

Radical economic transformation has been the theme of new Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi's first budget and policy statement to the National Assembly.

Public transport faces probe

2017-05-14 06:19

The Competition Commission is launching its fifth market inquiry, this time looking to intervene in the fraught public transport sector and its long history of turf wars, selective subsidies and high prices.

'We're abused by Prasa' - screaming dismissed worker

2017-05-09 16:56

The portfolio committee on transport's meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has been delayed when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance.

Minister blames leak for not finding new Prasa CEO

2017-04-13 14:07

The leak of information to the public has compromised the recruitment process to find a new CEO of Prasa following the firing of Lucky Montana in 2015, says the Transport minister.

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