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Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation
Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation

DHL has released its Global Connectedness Index (GCI) 2014, which is a detailed analysis of the state of globalisation around the world...

18 Nov 2014 10:37

Demerit system for drivers edges closer
Demerit system for drivers edges closer

The long-awaited rollout of the points demerit system to manage traffic infringements is edging closer with only a few hurdles still to be overcome...

14 Nov 2014 06:32

Tolled you so - Peters
Tolled you so - Peters

Is the ANC in Gauteng, and more especially chairman Paul Mashatile, genuine in calling for electronic tolling on the province's freeways to be scrapped?

By Olebogeng Molatlhwa 5 Nov 2014 09:51

Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa
Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The Shop the World! report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential...

By Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014 11:57

Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF
Crash survivors get R22.2bn from RAF

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) paid a record R22.2bn to people who survived vehicle accidents in the 2013/14 financial year.

30 Oct 2014 10:20

Tips for a safe holiday trip
Tips for a safe holiday trip

South Africa's roads are the sixth most deadly in the world, according to a 2010 United Nations poll, and local statistics seem to back this up.

29 Oct 2014 11:28

Sales to "rich and hungry" boost Famous Brands
Sales to "rich and hungry" boost Famous Brands

Hungry higher-income South Africans have given Famous Brands' upmarket chains such as Tashas and Turn 'n Tender a boost‚ helping them outperform its outlets such as Wimpy and Fishaways‚ as lower-middle-income consumers grapple with rising living costs and buy fewer takeaways.

29 Oct 2014 10:40

Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge
Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge

After decades of underinvestment in maintenance and development of South Africa's road and rail networks, the country is in a process of revitalising its transport networks that will see the country set itself up as a transport hub for Southern Africa.

27 Oct 2014 08:51

Condolences to Mulaudzi and Meyiwa
Condolences to Mulaudzi and Meyiwa

Olympic athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who died after a car accident last week, has been described by President Jacob Zuma as one of South Africa's most talented athletes.

27 Oct 2014 08:43

National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy
National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which signals a shift in the country's fiscal policy through measures aimed at reducing the country's budget deficit and stabilising public debt.

23 Oct 2014 09:19

Current account deficit grows
Current account deficit grows

South Africa's current account deficit has increased to about 5.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the past two years.

23 Oct 2014 08:55

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises
Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26

Unsafe trucks should be confiscated, impounded
Unsafe trucks should be confiscated, impounded

The police should impound trucks that are unsafe or have faulty brakes or other deficiencies instead of merely fining their drivers.

22 Oct 2014 11:45

Gauteng searches for investors for its aerotropolis
Gauteng searches for investors for its aerotropolis

The Gauteng Roads and Transport Department is looking for investment partners for its plan to build an aerotropolis at OR Tambo International Airport.

22 Oct 2014 11:01

Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August
Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 3.4% in August 2014 compared with August 2013.

20 Oct 2014 15:17

Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls
Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to hold a symbolic "funeral march" for Gauteng's e-toll system over the weekend.

17 Oct 2014 12:04

Driver training can salvage reputation of transport sector
Driver training can salvage reputation of transport sector

It is not surprising that investors and financial institutions remain cautious towards the transport sector due to the risks.

17 Oct 2014 08:15

E-toll costs are prohibitive for motorists
E-toll costs are prohibitive for motorists

A nominal increase in the fuel level nationally and an increase in motor vehicle licence fees in Gauteng were mooted as alternatives to electronic tolls by the African National Congress (ANC) in the province.

By Natasha Marrian 15 Oct 2014 11:42

Forensic team to take killer truck apart
Forensic team to take killer truck apart

A team of police forensics investigators will take the truck that ploughed into traffic on the N12 highway to pieces bit by bit to establish the cause of the crash that left four dead.

15 Oct 2014 11:11

Super Group buys UK motor dealer Allen Ford for R606m
Super Group buys UK motor dealer Allen Ford for R606m

Fleet management company Super Group says it has bought the UK's second-largest Ford motor dealer‚ Allen Ford‚ for R606m.

13 Oct 2014 10:06

Gauteng commissions township economy study
Gauteng commissions township economy study

The Gauteng Provincial Government will commission a baseline study on the township economy to understand its size, spread and strength as well as innovative ways of measuring its social and economic importance.

10 Oct 2014 09:08

Non-motorised transport the way to go in eThekwini
Non-motorised transport the way to go in eThekwini

PRETORIA: City of eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo on Thursday, 2 October, said the city was committed to developing public transport infrastructure that was safe and easy to use for its citizens.

7 Oct 2014 12:18

High prices hurt Clover's market share
High prices hurt Clover's market share

Market share is important to Clover Industries, the country's top producer of fresh and long-life milk, as well as other dairy products and beverages.

6 Oct 2014 10:51

ANC Gauteng wants to dump e-tolls
ANC Gauteng wants to dump e-tolls

The Gauteng ANC has rejected e-tolling "in its current form", instead endorsing a fuel levy to pay for improvements to the province's highways.

6 Oct 2014 10:39

Northern Cape road block stops faulty cars
Northern Cape road block stops faulty cars

Three foreign nationals were arrested for not having proper documentation during a multi-disciplinary roadblock led by women involved in law enforcement in the Northern Cape.

By More Matshediso 6 Oct 2014 07:50

South Africans using technology to improve road safety
South Africans using technology to improve road safety

South Africa is one of the leading countries that is increasingly using technology to improve road safely, claims vehicle tracking company Tracker.

3 Oct 2014 11:15

Value Logistics issues dire trading update
Value Logistics issues dire trading update

In August, Value Group - a consistent profit performer for the past dozen years - stunned the market with a dire trading update, warning that its interim earnings could be down by between 70% and 90% and its share price dropped from 500c to 412c, a 12-month low.

By Marc Hasenfuss 29 Sep 2014 11:51

E-tolls 90% compliant with CPA
E-tolls 90% compliant with CPA

The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 (CPA) is no doubt a very important, and very influential, piece of legislation in South African law and its enactment has given many consumers the confidence to stand up for their rights.

By Chantelle Gladwin and Nikita Theodosiou 29 Sep 2014 11:36

Gauteng Transport Commission to improve transport service delivery
Gauteng Transport Commission to improve transport service delivery

PRETORIA: Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, officially open the Gauteng Transport Commission (GTC) offices in Bedfordview on friday, 26 September.

29 Sep 2014 09:52

R18m payment to taxi operators in Port Elizabeth
R18m payment to taxi operators in Port Elizabeth

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has paid taxi cooperative Laphumilanga R18m to get the stalled Integrated Public Transport System (IPTS) working.

25 Sep 2014 08:40

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