Wife of murdered Malmesbury train driver pleads for maximum sentence

2018-06-19 15:57

The widow of murdered Metrorail train driver Piet Botha has asked the Western Cape High Court to impose the maximum possible sentence on his killers, so that other families can be spared the pain her's has endured.

'I am worried Prasa has been in a bad shape for a long time' - Nzimande

2018-06-05 12:41

The transport minister was briefing Parliament on the status of vacancies within his departments and entities within his portfolio.

Prasa seeks delay in tender case

2018-05-29 12:33

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has asked the high court to delay a second review of contracts worth about R4bn awarded to Siyangena Technologies.

Women and children may get their own train carriages

2018-05-22 07:28

#UniteBehind says the Prasa board chair has undertaken to introduce chaperoned carriages.

What Ramaphosa is doing to fix SA's state companies

2018-05-11 06:56

South Africa’s biggest state firms have been plagued by mismanagement, cash shortages and corruption scandals for years, leaving them in financial strain and posing an acute risk to the nation’s finances.

Judgment in case to make NPA, Hawks probe Prasa expected soon

2018-05-03 13:24

In the 2016/17 financial year passenger rail agency Prasa had the worst audit outcomes of any state-owned entity or department from the office of Auditor General Kimi Makwetu.

REVEALED: Cash for Lucky Montana's R13.5m property traced to R4bn Prasa contractor

2018-04-30 09:00

A R13.5m property in Johannesburg owned by former train boss Lucky Montana was partly funded with money that can be traced back to a beneficiary of dodgy contracts worth R4bn from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

Metrorail delays hit Cape Town commuters, as bus strike continues

2018-04-20 08:15

Commuters in Cape Town who are already in the midst of a bus strike, also have to contend with a near breakdown of train services, as Metrorail experiences massive delays across its network.

Those who can afford to pay for toll roads, must pay, says Blade Nzimande

2018-04-17 11:16

The funding of road infrastructure development for the next 15 to 20 years worries Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, the portfolio committee on transport has heard.

SOE clean-up continues with Prasa board changes

2018-04-13 15:55

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has appointed a new interim board at Prasa to serve for a 12-month period.


New Prasa board members won't stick heads in sand like ostriches, says chair

2018-06-06 05:45

The tabling of Prasa’s annual report for 2016/17, which has been delayed for eight months, is close to being finalised, the portfolio committee on transport has heard.

Transport subsidies up for discussion - Nzimande

2018-06-03 14:29

Government is looking at SA's transport subsidy regime, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande tells Fin24.

Blade Nzimande on Prasa's annual report, inquiry and Metrorail

2018-05-25 07:33

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande says it is “unacceptable” that the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has not yet submitted its 2016/2017 annual report.

Court orders Prasa to release audio recordings of board meeting

2018-05-11 21:58

The group's legal advisor, Mbekezeli Benjamin, says the recordings "will prove whether or not the board took the decision to disband the legal panel of Prasa".

Hawks ordered to file answering affidavits over Prasa probe

2018-05-04 19:16

The papers in the main court application have been incomplete due to the Hawks' failure to deliver their answering affidavits.

Lucky Montana property funded with cash linked to Prasa contractor

2018-04-30 12:23

Although Lucky Montana has previously given details on his properties to Parliament, he did not inform MPs of his R13.5m property in Hurlingham.

Bus strike to continue into long weekend as unions vow to ‘keep fighting’

2018-04-27 10:32

Unions representing workers in the bus strike say that they have made compromises on their demands while employers have remained inflexible.

VAT increase to knock Prasa cash flows, committee hears

2018-04-18 20:03

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa will continue to face cost challenges this coming year, which will be exacerbated by the VAT increase.

Get to know Prasa’s new board chair Khanyisile Kweyama

2018-04-14 07:45

Prasa’s new interim board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama is an old hand at steering businesses. Her stellar résumé includes experience and board memberships across different sectors.

‘Conflicted’ judge refuses to leave Prasa

2018-03-18 06:03

Unless the president shifts her appointment as judge to April 1, her continued stay at Prasa will be deemed to be in breach of the judicial code of conduct.

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