Prasa's 'missing' millions

19 minutes ago

Over R17m has gone "missing" from the Passenger Railways Agency of South Africa's coffers for the "rental" of land that had been provided to the parastatal free of charge.

Egypt Nile boat crash death toll rises

2015-07-26 16:12

Rescuers have recovered more bodies from the Nile after a party boat collided with a cargo ship earlier this week.

Three arrested after girl shot dead at taxi rank

2015-07-19 18:16

Three people have been arrested following the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl at a taxi rank in Alexandra, Gauteng.

Most victims home from hospital after train crash

2015-07-18 18:05

There are only 8 people still in hospital after 239 were injured in a train crash.

Axed Prasa CEO calls press conference just to praise family

2015-07-17 20:00

Instead of revealing the reason for his dismissal as Prasa CEO, Lucky Montana has held a press conference to pay tributes to his family.

Truck crash causes traffic nightmare on Cape Town highway

2015-07-17 14:36

A truck crash on the N2 highway leaving Cape Town's CBD has caused a major traffic back-up.

Montana says dismissal illegal - As it happened

2015-07-17 10:30

Axed Prasa CEO, Lucky Montana, has called his dimissal illegal but has promised the Prasa leadership that he would not say anything over the weekend.

Transport minister informed of Montana's removal

2015-07-16 18:13

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has been informed of the Prasa board's decision to remove CEO Lucky Montana from his position before his notice period ended, her department says.

Truck ban will hurt consumers - chamber

2015-07-16 12:47

Consumers will bear the brunt if the Department of Transport passes a law banning heavy trucks from roads during certain hours, warns a business chamber.

Western Cape MEC speaks on Uber controversy

2015-07-13 08:00

The Western Cape’s MEC for transport, Donald Grant, has told News24 Live that his administration is being watched carefully regarding licensing of e-hailing service Uber.


Prasa 'engineer' charged with fraud

2015-07-29 17:59

Prasa's head engineer Daniel Mthimkhulu has appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's court on a charge of fraud and uttering relating to his qualification.

Battle between NY mayor, Uber heats up

2015-07-23 06:54

The battle between the NY mayor and Uber has heated up on the eve of a vote to limit the ride-hailing company's growth.

Defective signalling likely caused Joburg train crash

2015-07-19 11:47

A defective signalling system seems the likely cause of the train crash at Booysens station in Johannesburg, in which 239 people were injured, the Railway Safety Regulator says.

Prasa head engineer suspended

2015-07-17 21:36

Prasa head engineer Daniel Mthimkhulu has been suspended with immediate effect for failing to produce proof of his academic qualifications.

Montana agrees not to speak but is 'deeply hurt'

2015-07-17 15:14

Axed Prasa CEO Lucky Montana has conceded to government's wishes that he holds off on speaking to the media, but says he is "deeply hurt" by his removal.

No clarity if Montana briefing will go ahead after Prasa cancels

2015-07-17 12:15

Prasa called a press briefing to explain CEO Lucky Montana’s departure, but then cancelled it at the last minute after consultations with the Transport minister.

Montana ousting: Prasa to reveal if all is on track

2015-07-17 07:22

The board of the Passenger Railway Agency of SA is to hold a press briefing, which could shed light on several issues, including why they fired CEO Lucky Montana.

R900m N2 upgrade commences in E Cape

2015-07-16 15:51

Sanral has started to upgrade a stretch of the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass in the Eastern Cape.

Gauteng municipalities owe more than R2m in unpaid e-toll bills

2015-07-15 16:35

Six Gauteng municipalities, including Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, owe Sanral more than R2.3m in unpaid e-toll bills, the DA says.

Prasa, Transnet had concerns over locomotive height - documents

2015-07-12 13:37

Leaked documents show internal Transnet and Prasa concerns over locomotive height, although Prasa still insists its trains are suited for local tracks.

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