ARTICLES RELATING TO BLADE NZIMANDE

Electric and self-driving cars: Future mobility on show at Sun City

2019-05-03 10:28

"I am excited by the gradual shift to electronic modes of transport," said Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Massive reduction in Easter road deaths this year - Nzimande

2019-05-02 13:37

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced a 48% decrease in the number of road fatalities during this year's Easter period.

Cape Town train fire: sinister force at work to reverse ANC government gains - Nzimande

2019-04-22 14:05

Transport minister Blade Nzimande has blamed the recent burning of two Metrorail trains at Cape Town Station on a relentless force determined to reverse gains that the ANC government has made.

Planning an awesome SA road trip? 5 top tips to keep you safe on the road

2019-04-17 12:42

"Don’t become a statistic this Easter," says the Automobile Association who is appealing to South Africans to be vigilant and focused on our roads during the Easter holiday period.

Intervention team begins work to end Hout Bay taxi violence

2019-04-10 22:28

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has established an intervention team to tackle taxi violence in Hout Bay which has claimed at least five lives.

ANC promises new trains as Ramaphosa gets first-hand experience of a 3-hour train delay

2019-03-18 19:46

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "serious concern" after a delayed metro rail train he boarded on Monday arrived at its destination three hours behind schedule due to technical problems.

Financial loss of train coaches totals more than R600m since April 2018

2019-03-12 19:28

The total financial loss of train coaches from April 2018 due to aging stock, vandalism, theft and derailment amounted to more than R630m.

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.

Four truck drivers arrested for public violence, Nzimande condemns the protest

2019-01-14 22:32

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the protest action that led to the arrest of four truck drivers for public violence on the N3 in Van Reenen.

SACP will not contest elections outside of the tripartite alliance

2019-01-06 19:16

The South African Communist Party (SACP) said that it will be supporting the African National Congress (ANC) to win the coming elections, on condition that the ANC runs a pro-poor agenda.

 

Shift in school holidays among reasons for decrease in Easter road fatalities

2019-05-02 17:47

The decrease in road fatalities this Easter has been attributed to law enforcement officers' hard work and the fact that the school holidays have been separated from the Easter weekend.

Taxi scrapping allowance increased to 'professionalise' the industry - Nzimande

2019-04-26 18:52

The Department of Transport has increased the mini-bus taxi scrapping allowance from R91 100 to R124 000 per vehicle.

Commuters and activists occupy PRASA and ANC offices

2019-04-17 22:37

Eighty demonstrators occupied the offices of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, demanding that Transport Minister Blade Nzimande fix the country's rail system.

Nzimande extends term of Prasa's interim board by 6 months

2019-04-11 20:30

The Prasa interim board's term will be extended by six months while the company undertakes an organisational analysis aimed at helping to turn the state-owned entity around, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

City 'dishonest' and 'opportunistic' for trying to take over control of trains - Nzimande

2019-03-27 21:50

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande is at loggerheads with the DA-controlled Western Cape government and City of Cape Town over the control of rail services in Cape Town.

SA's train problems by the numbers and Nzimande's plan to solve them

2019-03-15 21:29

In the past five months, 24 trains and 289 coaches across South Africa have been vandalised or affected by theft, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Unisa vice tells SABC panel Nzimande's son was hired fairly

2019-03-06 22:00

Unisa vice principal for operations and facilities Marcia Socikwa tells Parliament the appointment of Minister Blade Nzimande’s son was based on merit.

Festive season road death toll increases to 1 612

2019-01-16 13:58

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has released the 2018/2019 road death toll statistics.

Blade Nzimande demands accountability from Prasa after fatal train crash

2019-01-08 22:00

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande is demanding answers after a fatal train crash in Pretoria north left at least three people dead and hundreds injured.

Festive season death toll already up 16% on last year

2018-12-20 18:05

Road deaths have increased by 16% between December 1 and 18 compared to last year, bringing the total to 767, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says.

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