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.

Prasa won't have to pay 'sorely needed' R58m to Siyaya

2018-11-27 21:45

Prasa has been granted a rescission of a default judgement which would have required it to pay R58m to Siyaya Consulting Engineers and Siyaya Rail.

New bill will help solve Road Accident Fund's financial woes – Nzimande

2018-11-08 21:31

The Road Accident Fund has been insolvent for a 'considerable amount of time' but the Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill - yet to be promulgated - may help, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Nzimande: We're not scrapping e-tolls, and they're not just a Gauteng issue

2018-11-08 06:58

Government is not scrapping e-tolls, but there have been proposals to increase fuel levies to cover the debt of construction, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

SACP decries ‘spurious’ state capture allegations against Nzimande

2018-10-11 22:22

The SA Communist Party says media questions directed at its general secretary, Blade Nzimande, are an attempt to intimidate the party from testifying at the state capture inquiry.

Kempton Park train crash: Nzimande calls for 'severe consequences' if human error cited

2018-10-05 11:16

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande wants an urgent report on the Kempton Park train crash, after 320 people were injured in the collision between two trains.

Sanral's bumpy road with e-tolls leads to R6bn funding gap

2018-10-03 11:01

After scrambling to find funding to make up for losses of R6bn, Sanral has reportedly started issuing summonses motorists in the province who have defaulted on their toll debt.

E-toll summonses up nearly 20-fold in 3 years

2018-09-26 15:56

Summonses issued for e-toll nonpayments have increased nearly 20-fold since 2015, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.


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.

33 people die on Gauteng roads over the long weekend

2018-12-18 20:27

At least 33 people have died in 31 accidents on Gauteng's roads over the long weekend.

Nzimande to attend slain KZN traffic cop's funeral, calls for swift action

2018-11-09 20:09

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande is expected to attend the funeral service of slain Umvoti municipality traffic officer Thobani Ndaba.

Transport subsidies must benefit the poor, not the 'better off' – Nzimande

2018-11-08 16:20

Public transport subsidies favour the privileged more than they benefit working class and poor commuters, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Nzimande calls for probe into roadworthy status of truck in Limpopo horror crash

2018-10-20 08:17

Transport minister Blade Nzimande has directed the Road Traffic Management Corporation accident construction team and police to probe the horror Limpopo crash which left 27 dead.

Sanral, RAF may grind to a halt - AG report

2018-10-10 16:23

The Auditor General doubts that operations at the SA National Roads Agency and the Road Accident Fund can continue in future given their liquidity challenges, MPs have heard.

Prasa must keep its promises – #UniteBehind calls for 'delay repay' campaign

2018-10-04 22:57

The #UniteBehind coalition says poor service by Metrorail amounts to a "broken promise to commuters".

Nzimande slams DA for state of emergency call over trains

2018-10-01 21:05

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has slammed the DA's calls to have a state of emergency called in the Western Cape over the state of train services.

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.

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