Mbalula begins scrapping of 1 000 panel vans illegally converted into taxis

2019-08-23 14:05

The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

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.

Fikile Mbalula reprimands Junior De Rocka for using his phone while driving with his baby

2019-08-08 11:50

Junior De Rocka recently found himself being reprimanded by the Minister of Transport, on Tuesday after posting a video that rubbed many the wrong way.

Zondo commission: Mbalula 'ready 24/7' to testify if called upon after Zuma claims

2019-07-24 21:02

Just over a week after former president Jacob Zuma laid out a decades-spanning conspiracy theory in his opening statement to the state capture commission of inquiry, Transport Minister Fikilie Mbalula, whose name popped up in the statement, says he will appear before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo again if called upon to do so.

A war room, hiring CEOs, 'fresh thinking': Mbalula's plan to fix transport enterprises

2019-07-09 19:56

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says appointing permanent CEOs at entities that fall under his department will be top of the list of priorities.

While Mbalula dreams of bullets trains, commuters want to wake up from Metrorail nightmare

2019-06-26 19:18

To see first-hand what commuters face in the Western Cape, Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula planned to take a train from Khayelitsha to Langa but the trip did not go as planned.

SEE: Fikile Mbalula addresses mass funeral for victims of Limpopo crash

2019-06-22 10:59

A mass funeral was underway in Ga-Rapitsi, Limpopo, for 21 of the 24 young people who died in a horror crash on the R81 outside Mooketsi in Limpopo.

Long weekend crashes: 14 people killed in Limpopo, Mpumalanga

2019-06-16 20:08

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has cautioned against speeding, drinking and driving, dangerous overtaking, distracted driving and driver fatigue, following a spate of fatal crashes this long weekend.

Faulty Transnet tamping machine blamed for collision that injured 66 people

2019-06-05 23:11

A Transnet Freight Rail tamping machine has been blamed for causing a crash, involving a new Metrorail train, that injured 64 passengers and two crew members.

Mbalula enters Cabinet with adverse Public Protector finding over his head

2019-05-30 13:41

While Pravin Gordhan's retention as a minister, following recent Public Protector findings against him, has been under the spotlight, newly appointed Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula also has a Public Protector finding hanging over his head.


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.

No response to CR17 bank statements leak after court orders evidence to be sealed. Here’s what you need to know

2019-08-19 12:55

The Presidency and officials who ran President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 ANC presidential campaign, known as the CR17 campaign, have yet to comment on an explosive leak of bank statements.

Ramaphosa must deploy soldiers to ensure our safety – Prasa workers

2019-07-26 10:13

Unionised workers at Prasa have embarked on a nationwide strike calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take steps to ensure a safer working environment and a safe and reliable train service for commuters.

Mbalula lays out plan to address Prasa woes

2019-07-12 18:15

Chief among his plans is to see the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) employ new security companies with performance-based contracts.

Self-driving vehicles, electric cars - Future car trends and major disruptors: Is SA ready to face them?

2019-07-09 19:00

"My concern with the pace is that we must not be relegated to catching up," Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said in a speech about future mobility for South Africa.

Two women struck by train near Nyanga station moments before Mbalula's arrival

2019-06-25 13:10

Two women have died on the central railway line, close to Nyanga in Cape Town just as Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula made his way on a train on the same line.

Report on fatal Limpopo crashes over long weekend to be released soon, says Mbalula

2019-06-18 17:24

During his address to traffic officers, Fikile Mbalula said it was time for the law to "bite" and road users who break the law should face the consequences.

Be careful on the roads this long weekend, urges Mbalula amid crash reports

2019-06-15 19:33

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged road users to exercise extreme caution this long weekend to avoid accidents.

From tweets to transport: Mbalula's road back to Cabinet sets Twitter ablaze

2019-05-31 15:55

Fikile Mbalula, who has previously served as both Police Minister and Sports and Recreation Minister, was trending on Twitter on Wednesday evening shortly after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he would be in the driving seat as Minister of Transport.

New Minister of Transport: What should Fikile Mbalula focus on to improve road safety?

2019-05-30 13:20

Following the election of the ANC for its sixth term in office, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his new cabinet.

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