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R700m shortage could 'derail' Gautrain

2013-11-11 10:12
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If Gauteng's government cannot obtain R700m soon the Gautrain could "derail".

Sanral knew people opposed e-tolls - DA

2013-09-02 15:45

The South African Roads Agency already knew in 2009 that people opposed the e-tolling project, the Democratic Alliance says.

Missing items in e-toll documents

2013-08-18 15:13

The Democratic Alliance has confirmed that it has received documentation related to the implementation of e-tolling in Gauteng, but three items are missing.

Sanral ad spend gets 200% bump

2013-07-04 21:31

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's spending on advertising has increased 200% in the past two years, says Transport Minister Ben Martins.

Gupta flight plan 'gobbledegook'

2013-05-30 10:03

The flight plan used by the Gupta family for the Waterkloof Air Force Base landing - FSSSZQZX FSSSYFYX FSSSFDPA FQBEZQZX FQBEYFYX FQBEFDPA FMMMZQZX - has left many confused.

Under-fire minister attacks 'killer' MPs

2013-05-23 22:17
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Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has accused men in opposition benches of being part of the apartheid-era army that maimed and killed people, as she faced heavy criticism in the National Assenmly.

Nkandla road claims rubbished

2012-10-10 22:21

KwaZulu-Natal has rejected claims that roads in the Nkandla area were made a priority because President Jacob Zuma’s home village is located in the area.

DA: New transport regulations snuck through

2012-08-02 16:56

Transport Minister Ben Martins has "snuck through" changes to the National Road Traffic Regulations, bypassing Parliament, the DA claims, but the department has denied this.

ConCourt ruling massive victory - DA

2012-06-13 19:17

A Constitutional Court ruling holding trade union Satawu liable for a riot damage claim is a massive victory, the Democratic Alliance says.

Maimane not in DA Gauteng leader race

2012-01-28 21:00

Two Democratic Alliance members have been nominated as the party's Gauteng leader, and national spokesperson Mmusi Maimane is not on the list.

Weak leadership blamed for job crisis

2011-08-29 18:00

South Africa needs a jobs plan, and weak leadership "at the top" is preventing the implementation of pro-jobs policies, the DA says.

Ministers spend 'recklessly' on car hire

2011-07-04 14:13

Cabinet ministers have racked up hundreds of thousands of rands in car hire bills in a "reckless" use of state funds, a DA MP has revealed.

Labour brokers used by Saps

2009-11-19 17:04

Labour brokers are essential to the South African Police Service, which spent R366m on them in 2008/09 according to the DA.

 

DA: Transport minister out of touch with reality

2013-10-04 15:22

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, who says she "doesn’t know if e-tolling is unpopular with motorists" is "out of touch with reality", the DA says.

DA using e-tolls to win votes - Sanral

2013-08-20 22:27
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The SA National Roads Agency Limited has accused the Democratic Alliance of misrepresenting the facts about e-tolling in a bid to garner votes.

Scrap yards safe for now

2013-08-06 17:40

A ban on the sale of spare parts from scrapped vehicles has been removed from proposed National Road Traffic Act regulations, the transport department says.

Sanral faces fresh e-tolls challenge

2013-06-13 15:25

The DA says it will demand documentation about e-tolls implementation from Sanral, amid news that a foreign firm will receive about R669m from the venture.

Zuma urged not to sign off on e-tolls

2013-05-29 21:07

The DA says it will appeal to President Jacob Zuma not to sign the e-tolling bill into law and ask for an investigation into alternative options.

ANC accused of 'ramming through' tolls bill

2012-11-20 22:34
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ANC members on Parliament's transport portfolio committee have been accused of trying to "ram through" a transport amendment bill, which is essential to the implementation of e-tolling.

Ministry denies transport regulations claim

2012-08-02 20:37

A claim that Transport Minister Ben Martins "snuck through" changes to the National Road Traffic Regulations is not correct, his ministry says.

Ruling paves way for R100 000 claim

2012-06-13 22:22

The Constitutional Court ruling holding trade union Satawu liable for a riot damage paves the way for the City to claim for the estimated R100 000 damage recorded during the union's strike.

Proper toll funding models sought - DA

2012-02-28 21:11

The Democratic Alliance will push for a proper funding model for infrastructure projects to be put in place before decisions are taken, the party says.

DA's Maimane still deciding next move

2012-01-23 21:45

Newly-appointed DA spokesperson Mmusi Maimane is still deciding whether to run for the party's top job in Gauteng, he says.

DA pushes non-strikers bill

2011-07-06 21:40

Alleged violence during the public sector strike this week has prompted the DA to push harder for the tabling of a Private Proposal to protect non-strikers, in Parliament.

Union bill won't see light of day

2010-10-08 21:39

The DA's proposed bill to hold unions responsible for violence during strikes will be shot down, the SA Communist Party and Cosatu say.

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