Durban fire under control

2017-03-26 17:03

A massive fire that could be seen in many parts of Durban on Friday and Saturday has largely been brought under control, paramedic services say.

Transnet manager suspended for alleged assault

2017-03-17 16:24

A Transnet manager has been suspended for allegedly assaulting a security guard at a depot in Daveyton, on the East Rand.

Green too expensive for Eskom

2017-03-12 06:02

The troubled power utility can barely afford to comply with environmental compliance obligations, says public enterprises minister.

Brown slates Eskom's ad, sponsorship spend

2017-03-08 17:14

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown doesn’t believe Eskom should spend any money on sponsorships or advertising, because everyone knows the brand.

EXCLUSIVE: Transnet exec suspended after tender report

2017-02-22 12:23

A senior Transnet executive has been put on special leave following a News24 report on a R10m tender the state-owned company awarded to the executive's former boss.

Reports on Chinese locomotives 'inaccurate and mischievous' - Transnet

2017-01-24 17:41

Reports on problems with Transnet's Chinese-manufactured locomotives are "inaccurate and mischievous", and are designed to "advance devious ideological schemes", the state-owned rail operator says.

Lynne Brown: Eskom, Transnet not for sale

2016-12-23 20:13

Eskom is not for sale and neither are Koeberg, Transnet, Denel or the other companies in the Public Enterprises portfolio, says Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.

Meet SAA ‘whistle-blower’ that saved SA taxpayers billions of rands

2016-12-07 11:40

South Africans owe immense gratitude to a few individuals whose moral courage and actions - at the cost of their jobs - scuppered a cunning plan by SAA chair Dudu Myeni.

Huge potential in SA's oceans economy - Transnet manager

2016-12-01 16:55

There is a huge potential in South Africa's oceans economy, says Lloyd Tobias, Transnet's general manager for the export of iron ore and manganese..

Futuregrowth flags DBSA manager related to ‘politically exposed person’

2016-11-21 14:56

Futuregrowth has flagged a concern regarding the Development Bank of South Africa relating to a business unit head that is related to a politically exposed person.


Durban firefighters still battling warehouse blaze

2017-03-25 09:38

Firefighters have been working through the night to try to contain a fire at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban paramedics say.

NSPCA threatens Transnet with criminal charges over alleged plans with cats

2017-03-15 19:02

The NSPCA has condemned Transnet's alleged plan to poison stray cats on its properties, saying it would bring criminal charges if the company went through with it but Transnet says it has no such plans.

Policies threaten viability of Eskom and Transnet - Brown

2017-03-08 20:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says government policies and regulations threaten Eskom and Transnet’s future sustainability and should be addressed urgently.

Full steam ahead for healthcare providing 'trains of hope'

2017-03-07 10:18

The Phelophepa train, or 'train of hope', is a mobile clinic on rails that draws a crowd wherever it goes, delivering much needed healthcare where its needed most.

EXCLUSIVE: R10m tender to Transnet exec's former boss

2017-02-06 09:28

Transnet is refusing to provide evidence of the work a company owned by the former boss of a senior executive did to justify a R10m paycheque, amid allegation of tender irregularities.

EXCLUSIVE: Transnet's new Chinese locomotives 'fail first test'

2017-01-23 09:03

A Transnet contract worth almost R8bn for new Chinese-manufactured locomotives has hit a stumbling block as technical problems have plagued the first of the trains to be delivered.

Long distance commuters left stranded after freight train derails

2016-12-19 16:40

Commuters taking long distance trains have been left stranded after a Transnet freight train derailed at Hertzberg in the Free State.

Treasury battles SOEs for tender documents amid mammoth review

2016-12-02 16:13

Three state-owned entities, as well as the Department of Public Enterprises, have not supplied Treasury with documents for its tender review process.

Fitch revises Transnet outlook to negative

2016-11-30 19:42

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Transnet to negative from stable and affirmed its long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating and long-term local-currency IDR at 'BBB-'.

Futuregrowth lifts lending freeze on third SOE

2016-11-21 13:12

Futuregrowth has lifted its funding suspension on a third state-owned entity, the Development Bank of Southern Africa has revealed.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.