Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's comments on Sandton Gautrain station water cuts display 'extreme desperation', Gauteng Public Transport and Road Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.
A urgent application for a mandatory interdict forcing the City of Johannesburg to reconnect the water supply to the Sandton Gautrain Station has been halted by Judge Makume.
Gautrain faces possible court action after a man dressed in traditional Ndebele garb was not allowed to board a train because he was not dressed "appropriately".
Gautrain is is seeking R4bn to increase its number of trains by 50% ahead of a potential expansion to other parts of Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Commuters have been advised to make alternative transport arrangements as the Gautrain is operating a reduced service, with no off-peak travel and only three stations open.
M&R's share price has exploded on Monday.
It was an intimate gathering with Marah Louw, whose book is to be the first in the series #GautrainReads.
The Department of Transport says it has issued temporary and special operating licences to taxi operators to compensate for the nationwide bus strike.
The Gauteng provincial government and Bombela Concession Company are to pay R1.3bn in a settlement agreement.
South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom says it has installed a 4G+ network in underground tunnels along Gauteng’s Gautrain routes.
The City of Johannesburg is not prepared to entertain the Sandton Gautrain station's landlord, Cedar Park Properties, even in a court of law, until it pays R8m the City claims it owes, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.
Delays of around 20 minutes to OR Tambo airport are expected.
Public transport subsidies favour the privileged more than they benefit working class and poor commuters, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.
It did not on Monday evening divulge details around what the legal actions were, or what additional safety measures it would implement, as the indefinite strike continues.
New testimony in the ongoing construction cartel prosecution case has shed light on the day-to-day mechanics of rigging tenders on everything from hotels to the Lesotho Highlands Water Project and the Gautrain.
Since the establishment of the Gautrain station in Rosebank, northern Johannesburg, property prices in the area have rocketed.
The Competition Commission is launching its fifth market inquiry, this time looking to intervene in the fraught public transport sector and its long history of turf wars, selective subsidies and high prices.
The national bus strike is expected to continue after unions and employers were unable to reach an agreement over a pending salary increase.
Government should stop spending money on public transport projects for the white elite, Cosatu said.
Gautrain users have been warned of delays of up to half an hour after an unexpected power outage earlier.
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