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President Jacob Zuma’s deadline extended by Shaun Abrahams; New York rocked by pipe bomb explosion and The Blitzboks have slipped behind New Zealand to second on the overall World Rugby Sevens Series standings.

New German rail line connects Berlin to Munich

2017-12-08 22:20

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has opened a new high-speed rail line connecting Berlin and Munich that it hopes will compete with air travel between the two cities.

The Western Cape wants to increase vehicle licence fees: Have YOUR say!

2017-12-07 13:02

The Western Cape government is proposing to increase motor vehicle licence fees by an average of 4.5% in order to 'build, upgrade and maintain' the province's roads.

Lagos looks to the water to beat traffic gridlock

2017-12-06 09:10

Making a 20-minute boat trip across a lagoon is great way many Lagos commuters to avoid the monster traffic jams for which Nigeria's biggest city and commercial hub is famous.

President Zuma opens billion rand road project in Durban

2017-12-02 17:51

President Jacob Zuma has officially opened the new Dumisani Makhaye Drive for public use in Clermont, Durban, as part of Government’s nationwide programme of infrastructure development.

Expect forensic investigations and consequences at SAA - chair

2017-11-30 07:30

Expect forensic investigations at SAA and consequences if foul play is uncovered, new board chair JB Magwaza has assured Parliament's standing committee on finance.

From the coffee pot to the fuel tank - Coffee set to power London buses

2017-11-19 13:26

London's caffeine habit could soon provide an eco-friendly energy kick to its buses, including its iconic red double decker.

IN PICTURES: The national taxi strike

2017-11-08 11:12

Between the matric final examinations and going to work, the National Taxi Alliance strike has left thousands without transport.

Transport Committee slams Sanral chair for not 'respecting' it

2017-11-07 17:18

The briefing on Sanral's annual report started with a few hiccups as members of the Portfolio Committee on Transport lambasted chairperson Roshan Morar for failing to attend.

Pretoria office park shut down by protesting taxi operators

2017-11-06 18:58

Several taxi associations have vowed to shut down the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency until they are granted permits.

 

Metrorail suspends all train services on Cape Town central line

2017-12-11 10:18

Metrorail Western Cape has suspended all trains running on the central line, which services areas such as Khayelitsha, Philippi, Mitchells Plain, Bishop Lavis and Langa, until further notice.

What Metrorail’s own stats show: Bad service

2017-12-08 05:26

Metrorail’s own statistics show that very few Cape Town trains actually run on time, and at least 40% of scheduled trains don’t run at all.

Drastic steps taken to curb taxi violence, killings in KZN

2017-12-07 11:40

Government has taken drastic measures to curb a spate of killings involving two minibus taxi associations in Ladysmith.

Taxify looks to rapid expansion

2017-12-03 06:25

Ride-hailing app Taxify is going to more than double its South African permanent staff as it moves to challenge Uber with new products and new locations for its services.

If SA was a true democracy, Zuma would be prosecuted – activist

2017-11-30 22:58

If South Africans lived in a true democracy, President Jacob Zuma and those involved in state capture would have already been prosecuted, activists say.

SAA revenue shortfall almost R900m year-to-date

2017-11-29 19:59

Although SAA's revenue has improved in the second quarter, its year-to-date revenue shortfall is at R879m, Parliament's standing committee on finance has heard.

Education department under fire over pupil transport figures

2017-11-09 05:19

The Department of Basic Education has come under fire from MPs for not providing accurate figures for pupils in need of transport.

Pretoria residents warned to brace for taxi march

2017-11-07 20:17

Residents from Pretoria have been warned to brace themselves for the National Taxi Alliance march, to the Department of Transport and the Union Buildings.

KZN pupils head to court over school transport

2017-11-07 07:42

Pupils from 12 schools in KwaZulu-Natal - who brave the weather and crime on their long walk to school every day - are heading to court to support their lawyers who will argue that the provincial government must provide transport for them.

Derailment will cause delays, Metrorail warns Cape Town commuters

2017-11-01 16:41

Metrorail has warned commuters using the Simon's Town service to expect delays due to a derailment at Plumstead Station.

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