Festive season road deaths: Over 600 pedestrians killed, making up majority of fatalities

2020-01-23 19:46

Accidents involving pedestrians accounted for the majority of the 1 617 road fatalities during the 2019/2020 festive season.

Mbalula sounds warning to heads of transport entities: Zero tolerance for 'havens of corruption'

2020-01-22 22:09

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has lambasted government transport entities, saying lawlessness will not be tolerated.

Mbalula condemns torching of 24 coaches in Free State

2020-01-06 09:39

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has slammed the torching of 24 Shosholoza Meyl coaches in Bloemfontein, describing the incident as senseless.

Motorists who drive drunk must be locked up - Mbalula

2019-12-29 10:53

Motorists who intend driving drunk have been warned: Transport minister Fikile Mbalula wants to change the law to ensure it bites going forward.

Mid-festive season road deaths down 25% from last year - Mbalula

2019-12-23 14:43

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says 589 people have lost their lives on South Africa’s roads so far this festive season, which is a 25% drop on last year.

Mbalula condemns recent wave of taxi violence after 5 people killed

2019-12-03 18:22

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has condemned the latest wave of taxi violence in Gauteng that left five people dead and nine others wounded, including a policeman.

CCTV footage shows four suspects behind CT train blaze: 'We've seen them, in their kortbroekies', says Mbalula

2019-11-28 19:06

Metrorail said early indications were that an accelerant was used which left two trains and 18 carriages damaged at Cape Town train station.

Transport union disputes Prasa's war room 'success' after Mbalula announcement

2019-11-04 18:58

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a lot of progress has been made since the war room's inception, however, the United National Transport Union believes otherwise.

Reports on organised crime prompted audit of SAA technical - Mbalula

2019-10-22 17:23

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula expects airlines to operate as normal by the end of the week.

Railway Safety Regulator is 'reckless' for allowing Prasa trains on tracks - transport union

2019-10-03 12:49

The United National Transport Union believes that the Railway Safety Regulator is reckless for allowing Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa trains to stay on the tracks.


Festive season road death toll decreases by 10%

2020-01-23 13:53

The number of festive season roads deaths has decreased, according to Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula.

Deadly crashes mar first week of 2020

2020-01-08 16:10

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has called for safety on the roads as holidaymakers head home before the start of the first school term.

Mbalula calls for vigilance after 7 killed in KZN taxi accident

2020-01-03 16:38

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged road users to remain vigilant as the festive season draws to an end after seven people were killed in a taxi crash in KwaZulu-Natal.

Gauteng roads MEC increases impounding fee, expands capacity of 7 more depots

2019-12-23 20:54

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has increased the capacity for impounding depots to strengthen the department's road safety campaign aimed at reducing road fatalities.

Prasa permanent board to be appointed soon - Mbalula

2019-12-04 10:39

The transport minister says the appointment of a permanent board will go a long way in "restoring stability" at the entity.

Mbalula lays into Western Cape Judge President following Prasa ruling: 'Does he know how to run trains'?

2019-11-28 21:29

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe following his ruling against Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) earlier this month.

'It seems our loved ones deserved to die' says relative of cop killed in lead-up to Marikana massacre

2019-11-17 19:56

Lizzy Monene was speaking at a rally convened by Cosatu and its affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), at the small mining area in the Marikana West community hall on Sunday.

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.

Mbalula calls for peace in Eastern Cape taxi industry

2019-10-11 17:18

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, who was addressing various taxi associations in the province, called for tolerance and unity among operators.

Prasa appoints two new execs after cleanup

2019-10-01 19:26

Prasa has placed a number of executives and senior officials on suspension in recent months, but on Tuesday the board announced the appointment of two executives.

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