State companies cling to cash as financial challenges bite, Treasury warns

2020-02-23 15:09

National Treasury warned Parliament's Standing Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday morning that a number of state-owned entities were accumulating cash from departmental transfers as operational challenges hurt their revenue.

Fikile Mbalula: Sanral intervention to curb carnage on Moloto road

2019-11-14 08:44

Improving the physical safety of the country's roads is Sanral's job. However, the improvement of the physical infrastructure should not in itself be seen as panacea for all the challenges we face on this roads, writes Fikile Mbalula.

Mboweni insists e-tolls must be paid, but Gauteng ANC remains hopeful

2019-10-30 18:13

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said Cabinet considered "several options" to resolve the impasse over the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project and decided that the "user pay" principle should remain in place.

Sanral gets R7 billion from Brics bank to improve toll roads

2019-09-16 11:21

The statement by the New Development Bank said R7bn was approved by the NDB’s board of directors for National Toll Roads Strengthening and Improvement Programme in South Africa.

AA to Mbalula: E-tolls collapsing, can't be saved

2019-08-22 07:22

The Automobile Association has told Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula in an open letter that its research into road funding found "the current model for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project has failed, and will continue to fail" if it is pursued further.

E-tolls on road to disaster, and ANC burying heads in the sand - OUTA

2019-08-01 20:27

The African National Congress has already lost the e-toll battle, and is ignoring "volumes" of evidence that it has failed, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has said.

Court turns down N2 Wild Coast Road appeal

2019-04-30 17:21

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has welcomed a ruling by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that affirmed its decision to proceed with the construction of the N2 Wild Coast Toll Highway.

Ramaphosa will act against armed gangs threatening construction, Presidency vows

2019-04-10 15:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to take action against armed gangs sabotaging construction and undermining investor confidence, spokesperson Khusela Diko has said.

These SA highway projects have been left half-finished after two construction giants went bust

2019-03-29 05:37

Highway projects in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Limpopo are affected.

Sanral suspends process of pursuing e-toll debt

2019-03-27 13:38

The South African National Roads Agency has announced that it is suspending the process of pursuing e-toll debt.


Sanral: E-toll resistance gave us a bumpy ride

2019-11-28 10:52

Sanral chair Themba Mhambi told a select committee that the mixed messages from various corners of South African society have caused uncertainty which exacerbated non-payment.

Cabinet will be ready to make a decision on e-tolls in 2 weeks – Mbalula

2019-10-31 19:01

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says that no decision has been taken yet on e-tolls.

Transport union slams cross-funding of state-owned entities

2019-10-07 16:47

The United National Transport Union has called on government to stop taking money from one state-owned company to finance another.

Moody's upgrades Sanral from negative to stable

2019-08-30 16:48

Ratings agency Moody's has changed the outlook for the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) from negative to stable.

E-Tolls: A second open letter from the AA to the Minister of Transport

2019-08-21 15:01

'In June we congratulated you on your appointment and outlined several areas of our transport environment we believe need urgent attention,'. the Automobile Association has written in a second open letter to the Transport minister, Fikile Mbalula.

WATCH: Sanral to the rescue after delivery vehicle is hijacked

2019-07-10 19:10

Two men have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a delivery vehicle in Johannesburg, which the SA National Roads Agency managed to stop in its tracks.

What's really behind reluctance to cancel the e-toll scheme?

2019-04-26 08:15

When government decided to go with Sanral's e-toll scheme, the biggest sin by those in authority was their disregard for the grossly inflated costs of road construction and the scheme's exorbitant contracted fees, writes Wayne Duvenage.

WATCH: DA's Solly Msimanga burns e-toll statements

2019-04-04 14:23

DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga has set alight hundreds of e-toll statements outside the South African National Roads Agency offices in Centurion. Watch.

Mboweni: Sanral must reverse 'very bad' decision on e-toll debt

2019-03-28 15:06

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says he is "very unhappy" with the Sanral board's decision to temporarily suspend summonses to recover e-toll debt must be reversed.

Sanral promises 'shovel-ready' projects for new roads, job creation

2019-02-26 18:55

The South African National Roads Agency is not raising more debt in the bond market and is relying on its budget and loans from development finance institutions to fund future road projects.

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