Nzimande rubbishes Zuma's views on state capture

2018-09-18 15:22

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused former president Jacob Zuma of confusing people with his recent comments on state capture.

City of Cape Town calls for 'state of emergency' over train attacks

2018-09-10 15:14

The City of Cape Town has called on Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to declare a "state of emergency", following the recent violent attack on train passengers which left one person dead and eight injured.

Driver's licence applicants not affected by strike at card production facility - Nzimande

2018-08-08 11:43

Driver's licence applications will not be affected by the current impasse between the Department of Transport and Driving Licence Card Account employees, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has assured South Africans.

Overcrowded, delayed and dangerous: Mom forced to pass baby through train window

2018-07-28 07:42

If commuters thought Metrorail couldn’t get worse, it did this week. Cape Town’s central line is operating with eight train sets. It needs 33.

Transport dept off the hook for R33m eNaTIS payment

2018-07-18 21:45

The Transport Department has emerged victorious in a court battle over the eNaTIS system, saving it R33m.

Nzimande: Endless reshuffles have been 'devastating' to transport dept

2018-06-05 14:31

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says it's been a major challenge to appoint boards for entities in his portfolio since he took over from Joe Maswanganyi in February.

No room for Dudu Myeni in Nzimande’s office

2018-06-04 16:22

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande will not be appointing Dudu Myeni as a special advisor, as his predecessor Joe Maswanganyi intended.

Don't hold your breath for driverless cars, SA - Nzimande

2018-06-01 21:24

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has big dreams for research and innovation in the transport sector, but says it could still be a while before South Africans see driverless cars.

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.

Blade casts doubt on SACP contesting elections

2018-05-06 06:00

SA Communist Party (SACP) boss Blade Nzimande has for the first time admitted that contesting elections separately from the ANC will wreak havoc for the party, and may even cause a split.


Prasa commits to paying R16m for special Rail Enforcement Unit

2018-09-12 18:50

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it is fully committed to its part in the establishment of a special Rail Enforcement Unit, pledging to pay its R16m contribution towards the deployment of an additional 100 officers.

Prasa ready to be 'wholly' turned around - Nzimande

2018-08-22 21:40

The recovery plan for Prasa will ensure the rail agency is "wholly" turned around, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Cape Town's burning trains: Here's what could be behind the destruction

2018-08-03 15:43

Only one arrest has been made in connection with the latest incidents of suspected sabotage as police continue to investigate the motive amid a lot of speculation.

Cape Town rail transport 'situation' the worst in the country - Nzimande

2018-07-27 16:07

Cape Town's rail transport "situation" is the worst in the country, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, following the recent torching of trains and other vandalism.

Two major national routes remain closed due to protest action

2018-06-20 17:17

Protest action and a blockade have closed two major national routes - the N3 toll route between Durban and Johannesburg at Van Reenen's pass, and the N2 in the Southern Cape.

'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.

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.

ACSA down to 3-member board as corporate governance plagues SOE

2018-06-01 11:41

ACSA is run by a three-member board as Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has vowed to focus on restoring corporate governance at the entity.

Allegations fly as Blade is called in to cut aviation tension

2018-05-06 06:03

A senior transport department official ‘illegally’ issued landing permits and a licensing body is accused of compromising national security.

Nzimande urges caution at rail crossings after Buttskop tragedy

2018-04-29 16:06

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has urged extreme caution at railway crossings after seven people were killed when a Metrorail train slammed into a bakkie at Buttskop level crossing in the Western Cape.

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