ARTICLES RELATING TO DAVID MAKHURA

Violence continues despite laws - Zuma

2014-11-25 16:10
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Violence against women and children has continued despite South Africa having the right policies and legal framework to prevent it, President Jacob Zuma says.

Makhura meets family of murdered Reiger Park victims

2014-11-24 22:32

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has met the families of three children murdered near Reiger Park on the East Rand.

E-tolls is an excellent idea, says Botha

2014-11-19 15:59
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Research consultant Rudolf Botha says users of public transport should "shut up" and not take part in the e-tolls debate, adding that the system is a "damn good idea".

EFF must take responsibility for land grab - Makhura

2014-11-12 19:51

The EFF must take responsibility for the attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, Pretoria, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Alli rejects fuel levy to fund roads

2014-11-06 20:15
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Sanral CEO Nazir Alli says using the fuel levy, which opponents of the e-toll system suggested be hiked to fund the roads, is neither adequate, equitable, nor efficient.

Nazir Alli: Roads a national asset

2014-11-06 14:34

South Africa's roads network is a national asset, with concession routes belonging to SA Inc, Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has told the e-tolls panel review.

Price inflation not an e-toll problem - official

2014-11-05 13:31

Any problems in the pricing structure of goods cannot be blamed on e-tolls, a panel reviewing the system has heard in Pretoria.

Lessons learnt from e-tolls, says Peters

2014-11-04 18:34

Government has learnt lessons from the Gauteng e-tolling system, which is now largely being rejected, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Peters threatens to dump e-tolls panel

2014-11-04 14:28

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has threatened to withdraw from the e-tolls review panel proceedings if she and her team are 'taken on'.

Roads upgrade cuts travel time, e-tolls panel hears

2014-11-04 13:33

South Africa spends less on road infrastructure than other countries but needs to ensure existing roads are maintained, says the transport department.

Sanral to make submissions to e-toll panel

2014-11-03 19:34

The SA National Roads Agency Limited is set to make submissions to the e-toll advisory panel, the office of Gauteng premier David Makhura says.

We stand by govt on e-tolls, says Zulu

2014-10-21 14:14

The small business development department stood by the national government's position on e-tolls, while a panel reviews the system, says Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

E-tolls taught many lessons - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 14:48

Provincial ANC chair Paul Mashatile says the current e-tolls system is a "complete departure" from what government had agreed to with Sanral in 1997.

E-toll technology is illegal - FF Plus

2014-10-10 16:59

The technology used by the SA National Roads Agency Limited to collect road users' details is illegal, claims the Freedom Front Plus says.

R160m lift for township business

2014-10-07 17:54

The Gauteng provincial government will invest at least R160m in revitalising and building business hubs in townships, Gauteng premier David Makhura says.

Mashatile: Fuel levy possible alternative to tolls

2014-10-05 22:10

The ANC in Gauteng wants to submit alternatives to e-tolling and does not support tolls in their current form, says chairperson Paul Mashatile.

ANC Gauteng wants more black mine ownership

2014-10-04 22:30
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ANC in Gauteng is discussing a proposal which will ensure that previously disadvantaged people own 49% of the country's mines, the party's provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile says.

E-tolls panel not reviewing policy

2014-10-03 22:36

The e-tolls review panel is examining the economic and social impact of the tolling system, and not review the e-tolls policy, according to the transport department.

Parliament: Infrastructure vandalism at 'crisis level'

2014-09-26 08:48

Parliament's portfolio committee on water and sanitation says the continuing vandalism and theft of water infrastructure "has reached a crisis level" and that urgent action needs to be taken.

Makhura to get water shortages report

2014-09-25 18:02

Gauteng Premier David Makhura will receive a report on the water shortages in the province.

Sanral sets record straight on e-tolls review

2014-09-17 12:15

Sanral says it requested a meeting with Gauteng premier David Makhura on e-tolling before he set up a review panel.

Soweto residents tell their e-toll stories

2014-09-15 20:45

Residents of Soweto have rejected the e-tolling system during talks at the Orlando Community Hall.

E-tolls panel asks Sanral for comment

2014-09-03 21:13

Sanral has been asked to comment on the original socio-economic objectives of e-tolls, says the Gauteng roads and transport portfolio committee.

Treasury is hypocritical: Busa

2014-08-29 16:31

The National Treasury is hypocritical for saying it is not in favour of ring-fencing taxes when it has done so for infrastructure projects, Business Unity SA says.

E-toll funds improve Gauteng roads - Cesa

2014-08-28 14:43

Setting aside e-tolling as a method of funding would jeopardise projects to improve Gauteng freeways, claims the Consulting Engineers SA.

 

16 days campaign must focus on men, boys - MEC

2014-11-25 13:54

The 16 days of activism campaign for no violence against women and children needs to adjust its focus to boys and men, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane says.

Give Sanral a medal - economist

2014-11-19 19:44
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Economist Roelof Botha, whom Sanral commissioned to do research on the Gauteng freeway project, praised the toll roads and their contribution to the province.

Makhura: E-tolls panel not a waste of time

2014-11-13 06:00

Gauteng premier David Makhura has defended the work of the e-tolls advisory panel, adding that the executive council also received a report on the process.

Alli slams media on e-tolls reporting

2014-11-07 14:51

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has complained that inaccurate reporting by the media is feeding misperceptions about the e-tolls system.

New Gauteng roads saved people money - prof

2014-11-06 19:32
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Gauteng's new roads have saved commuters money and now they are being asked to pay for the project through e-tolls, an academic says.

E-tolls panel affects Sanral auction

2014-11-05 15:35

Sanral has blamed the e-tolls review panel for negatively affecting the agency's final bond auction for the year.

Why e-tolls cash is a must

2014-11-04 20:16
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Scrapping e-tolls will result in Sanral delaying maintenance of old road networks and aborting all road expansion projects, the transport department says.

Gauteng govt makes a U-turn on e-tolls

2014-11-04 16:18

After approving the e-tolling system, the Gauteng government made a U-turn, the e-tolls review panel has heard.

Sanral not profiting from e-tolls

2014-11-04 13:49

It is "lies and a myth" that the SA National Roads Agency Limited is "milking money from the tolls", the transport department has told the e-tolls review panel.

Peters admits e-tolls not perfect solution

2014-11-04 12:18

Gauteng's electronic tolling system is not a perfect solution, but doing nothing is "not an option", Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has told the e-tolls review panel.

Gauteng metros, govt pay R2.7m for e-tolls

2014-10-26 11:53

Gauteng's three metropolitan municipalities and the provincial government have spent R2.7m on e-tolls since December, according to a report.

E-tolls review panel: all you need to know

2014-10-15 05:00

Here are the highlights of submissions made by motorists, organisations and political parties to the panel reviewing the electronic tolling on Gauteng's highways.

E-tolls will lead to revolt - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 12:16

The ANC in Gauteng has refused to comment on whether there was any collusion in the e-tolling system, but says the current e-toll system will result in revolt.

State bank aims to bolster township economy

2014-10-08 05:00

The Gauteng government will push ahead with plans to launch a state bank to assist township entrepreneurs get access to funding, says premier David Makhura.

Zuma not angry about Gauteng e-toll stance

2014-10-06 11:27

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed media reports that he is angry about the Gauteng ANC's position on electronic tolling in the province.

Zuma no-show at ANC Gauteng summit

2014-10-05 17:32
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President Jacob Zuma bails out of addressing an ANC Gauteng elective conference in Pretoria.

Mashatile re-elected ANC Gauteng chair

2014-10-04 09:29

Paul Mashatile has been re-elected chairperson of the ANC in Gauteng, a report says.

ANC is confused about e-tolls - DA

2014-10-02 14:31

The Democratic Alliance says the ANC is at odds over e-tolls and is proposing a fuel levy as an alternative to system because it will cost less.

We have no beef with Sanral - Gauteng govt

2014-09-18 06:00

The Gauteng provincial government says it has never had a problem with Sanral and its lines of communication with the transport department are open.

No to e-tolls from Soweto residents

2014-09-16 07:02

Soweto residents, including government workers, have spoken out against the e-tolling system at a public hearing aimed at analysing the socio-economic impact of the tolls.

Tolls saga splits ANC’s top six

2014-09-07 15:47
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The top six of the ANC have apparently split over the e-tolls saga, City Press reports, saying Gwede Mantashe and Jessie Duarte are in opposite camps.

E-tolls discount a lucky packet, says NGO

2014-09-01 19:03

Gauteng road users do not need discounts and tariff reductions on e-toll fees because they never asked for tolls, the Road Safety Campaign says.

E-tolls anti-working class, says Satawu

2014-08-28 18:03

E-tolling is harming the poor and working class, who are already struggling with the high cost of living, says the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union.

E-tolls 'only effective' funding option

2014-08-28 10:54
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E-tolling is the only effective funding model to improve Gauteng's road infrastructure, says an engineering body.

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