DA: Speaker's seat is filled with failed MECs

2014-05-21 22:09

The DA says KwaZulu-Natal Speaker's office is increasingly becoming a dumping site for failed MECs and other discredited officials.

Imprisonment not working - Ndebele

2014-04-03 15:22

Retribution through imprisonment has not deterred crime, Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says.

Bracelet monitoring for parolees

2013-11-11 22:19

Parolees, people out on bail and those awaiting trial are being monitored using ankle bracelets, Correctional Services Minister Sbu Ndebele has announced.

KZN loses pothole appeal

2013-05-14 13:30

The kwaZulu-Natal administration has been refused leave to appeal against a finding that its failure to repair a giant pothole caused a taxi passenger to lose a hand.

More fights against prisons' EE plan

2012-12-07 09:41

Five more Western Cape correctional services officials are challenging the department's employment equity plan.

SA elected ACSA chair

2012-10-07 10:36

South Africa has been elected as the chair of the African Correctional Services Association, the correctional services department has said.

Marikana miners: Copshops too small

2012-08-26 17:00

Police stations close to the Lonmin mine at Marikana may be too small to hold the mine workers arrested for violence, the police ministry says.

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.

Selebi's release constitutional: ANC

2012-07-20 16:53

Not releasing terminally ill prisoners would be a serious violation of the Constitution, says ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga.

Selebi not discharged yet: Parole board

2012-07-20 12:46

Convicted former police commissioner Jackie Selebi has been granted medical parole, but it is up to his doctors to decide when he will be ready to leave the hospital, an official says.

Durban prison overcrowded

2012-06-15 14:25

Westville prison in KwaZulu-Natal is overcrowded and houses more than 9 000 offenders while it only has a capacity for only 6 000.

SA roads calm over Easter

2012-04-06 22:37

Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele has said he is encouraged that motorists appear to be heeding road safety rules over the busy holiday period.

Ndebele queries RTMC's Deloitte 'clean-up'

2012-03-06 16:40

The Road Traffic Management Corporation's appointment of auditing firm Deloitte to do a "financial clean-up" was irregular, says the transport minister.

Finger pointed at tenders for Limpopo woes

2012-01-19 16:20

Government ministers have pointed to tender irregularities, supply chain management issues, and lack of contract management systems as key reasons for the province's bankruptcy.

E-tolls not my idea - Ndebele

2012-01-15 14:10

Transport Minister S’bu Ndebele has distanced himself from the controversial e-tolling on Gauteng’s freeways.

200 motorists held in holiday blitz

2011-12-07 21:53

More than 200 drivers have been arrested over the past week as December holiday law enforcement operations got underway, the transport department says.

Cape Town insists on toll notice

2011-11-02 18:37

The City of Cape Town wants Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele to give three months' notice should he change his mind about allowing the SA National Roads Agency to proceed with a toll road project.

Cosatu demands clarity on e-tolling

2011-10-31 21:20

Cosatu has asked Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele to shed light on whether the toll road halt included scrapping the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Plan, or whether it only applies to future toll roads.

Joggers - Ndebele wants murder charges

2011-10-23 21:51

Murder charges should be brought against a motorist who crashed into six joggers, killing five of them, in Midrand, Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says.

210 pupil transport vehicles taken off the road

2011-09-22 14:00

A total of 210 unroadworthy pupil transport vehicles have been taken off the road since the start of the month, the national transport department has said.

Govt gets tough on public transport

2011-08-31 13:08

All buses and minibus taxis will be stopped and checked with immediate effect as accidents have got "out of hand", Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says.

ANC welcomes Gauteng toll tariffs

2011-08-12 22:28

While Cabinet's approval of toll tariffs on the Gauteng freeway improvement project infuriated most organisations, the ANC has welcomed Cabinet's "bold" move.

11 000 commuters use new Gautrain route

2011-08-02 14:16

About 11 000 commuters had travelled on the Gautrain's new city-to-city high-speed train route between Johannesburg and Pretoria by midday.

Bus driving hours to be reviewed - dept

2011-07-20 21:39

Driving hours for bus drivers and the requirement for relief drivers on long-distance trips are being reviewed by the transport department.

Investors query SA land policy, tenders

2011-06-14 15:39

Investors voiced concern about land ownership and procurement during a conference to raise funding for transport upgrades, says an official.


Staggie back on day parole

2014-05-19 18:51

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie has again been placed on day parole as of last week.

Derby-Lewis had lifesaving op - lawyer

2014-03-26 22:13

Convicted murderer Clive Derby-Lewis has undergone a "lifesaving operation" after he was stabbed for a second time in a Pretoria prison, his attorney Marius Coetzee says.

New minister must scrap tolls - DA

2013-07-10 11:13

The newly-appointed transport minister must put an end to the controversial e-tolling project, the Democratic Alliance says.

Zulu king: Rapists embarrass me

2013-02-26 15:31

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has decried levels of rape in KwaZulu-Natal and the country, and has called on people to stand up and report the crime to the authorities.

Prison lifers population explodes

2012-11-19 15:39

The number of prisoners serving life sentences has jumped by almost 2 400% since 1995, the National Council of Correctional Services says.

Ndebele pays homage to Mgojo

2012-09-05 13:06

Struggle veteran Reverend Elliot Mgojo was a peacemaker and a great leader, says Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

Most offenders violent - minister

2012-08-07 16:32

About 71% of prisoners had committed violent crimes, says Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

Selebi 'like any other patient', will foot bills

2012-07-20 22:13

Convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi will now pay his own medical bills, the hospital where he is being treated has said, following the announcement of his release from prison.

Selebi should have been paroled sooner - lawyer

2012-07-20 15:36

Corruption-convicted top cop Jackie Selebi is "very ill" and should have been granted medical parole much sooner, his lawyer says.

Prisoner relapses no surprise: Ndebele

2012-06-25 14:37

It would have been too optimistic to think that none of the 40 365 prisoners pardoned as part of Freedom Day celebrations would relapse, says Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

Sanral faces challenge to tolls tarriffs

2012-04-16 16:29

Sanral is being taken to the Consumer Commission over the punitive rate that motorists who do not get e-tags will have to pay.

Bus crash: Putco to help rebuild house

2012-03-28 14:51

Putco will rebuild part of the house one of its buses crashed into in Soweto, killing two people, the transport department says.

Reducing road deaths urgent: Ndebele

2012-01-30 21:59

Reducing road deaths is not negotiable and has become the daily mission of the country's traffic authorities, says Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele.

Festive season road death toll hits 1 475

2012-01-16 14:04

At least 1 475 people died in 1 230 crashes between December 1 and January 10, showing that SA needs a major shift in its approach to road safety, Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele says.

Traffic bosses rack up fines

2012-01-08 13:42

SA’s top traffic bosses, including no-nonsense Transport Minister S’bu Ndebele, are threatening a drastic crackdown on errant drivers - while their own vehicles have run up a raft of traffic fines in the past three years.

Ndebele to get tolls petition

2011-11-14 17:25

A joint petition against the planned Gauteng highway tolling system will be sent to Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele within 14 days, says the Gauteng legislature.

Tolls remain suspended

2011-11-01 15:20

The planned tolling of roads in the country remains suspended, the transport ministry says.

AA welcomes toll road halt

2011-10-24 21:09

The Automobile Association has joined other bodies in welcoming the decision by the transport minister to halt tolling of roads pending further talks.

Taxi council launches training academy

2011-10-21 14:23

The SA National Taxi Council will launch its own training academy next week with the aim of halving road carnage by 2020.

Reducing speed limit futile: Satawu

2011-09-21 20:34

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele's notion of reducing the maximum speed limit is a "futile idea" that will not make roads safer, says a transport union.

Divers search for more bodies

2011-08-24 14:00

A police dive team is searching for more bodies after a school bus plunged off a lower bridge into a river in Knysna that appears to have flooded by heavy rainfall, leaving 17 people dead and 42 injured.

Public transport under scrutiny after deaths

2011-08-07 19:07

Public transport operators will be continuously monitored, says Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele, after 16 people were killed on the country's roads.

Prasa sends feasibility study to Ndebele

2011-07-27 19:17

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says a completed feasibility study into the acquisition of new rolling stock has been sent to the transport minister for consideration.

Ndebele: Taxi airline will promote BEE

2011-07-01 17:55

A low cost airline run by Santaco will bring the black-owned taxi industry more into the mainstream economy, says Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele.

Ndebele: KZN a model province

2011-05-18 12:24

KwaZulu-Natal had moved from a violent past to become a model province characterised by development, former premier Sbu Ndebele has said.

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