Unpacking UK Supreme Court ruling on Uber drivers' employee status
Unpacking UK Supreme Court ruling on Uber drivers' employee status

The United Kingdom Supreme Court was called upon to determine whether or not the Uber drivers (claimants) were employees of Uber BV and if the answer is to the affirmative, the employees would have a right to be covered by the National Minimum Wage Act...

By Sandile July 18 hours ago

Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in commission's crosshairs
Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in commission's crosshairs

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

26 Feb 2021

SA Uber drivers move for employee rights in class action suit
SA Uber drivers move for employee rights in class action suit

Uber drivers in South Africa are gearing up for a courtroom battle as they seek recognition as employees - not merely independent contractors...

25 Feb 2021

UberGo, a low-cost ride service, is now available in South Africa
UberGo, a low-cost ride service, is now available in South Africa

Uber South Africa recently announced that UberNam has been renamed to UberGo and that the service is now available across the country...

22 Feb 2021

Changes to MyCiTi operating hours
Changes to MyCiTi operating hours

The City of Cape Town has announced that as of 1 March 2021, some of the MyCiTi routes will no longer operate into the late evening...

22 Feb 2021

Toll tariffs price hike effective next month
Toll tariffs price hike effective next month

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula approved the 2021 toll tariffs as recommended by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited...

22 Feb 2021

Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platform
Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platform

A division of Cityride car rental based in Johannesburg, the app allows users to have the convenience of once-off document upload, verification and renting a car instantly...

19 Feb 2021

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20 borders fully reopened, 30 remain closed

South Africa's 20 land borders, which have only been partially operational for the past month, will now be fully open from today, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced.

15 Feb 2021

Bakwena shares 2021 road upgrade, maintenance plans
Bakwena shares 2021 road upgrade, maintenance plans

Recent rains have wreaked havoc on many of the country's roads causing millions of rands in damage to road infrastructure...

12 Feb 2021

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Road closures ahead of SONA

Cape Town motorists and pedestrians have been advised of minimal parking restrictions and temporary road closures in and around Parliament ahead of the hybrid Joint Sitting of the State of the Nation Address...

10 Feb 2021

Alleged maladministration at Road Traffic Infringement Agency could delay demerit system
Alleged maladministration at Road Traffic Infringement Agency could delay demerit system

The controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act, which was due to come into effect as of 1 July 2021, might be delayed due to the start of a forensic investigation into alleged maladministration at the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA)...

By Gero Lilleike 9 Feb 2021

Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road infrastructure project
Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road infrastructure project

Sanral recently announced its investment in a road infrastructure project in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality with a contract value of R500m...

4 Feb 2021

Greyhound, Citiliner to cease operations
Greyhound, Citiliner to cease operations

As of 14 February 2021, Greyhound and Citiliner will be closing its operations...

3 Feb 2021

Transnet National Ports Authority move to improve competitiveness
Transnet National Ports Authority move to improve competitiveness

The Coega Development Corporation, developer and operator of the Coega Special Economic Zone has welcomed the move by Transnet National Ports Authority to relocate its head office to the Port of Ngqura...

28 Jan 2021

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SA's transport sector - a roadmap to economic recovery in the age of Covid

The South African transport sector entered the age of Covid already faced with several major challenges. The challenges must be viewed as opportunities with the problem areas providing a guide as to the solutions that can be delivered with maximum impact, where they're most needed...

26 Jan 2021

Growth ahead for e-hailing services
Growth ahead for e-hailing services

Regulation could help e-hailing services grow and reduce their operating risks...

By Jason Mellow 25 Jan 2021

Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chain
Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chain

Smart connected and automated temperature monitoring at every point of the cold chain will help logistics companies proactively ensure their cold chain is never broken and their goods arrive in prime condition for use and sale...

By Eckart Zollner 21 Jan 2021

Getting South Africans safely back in the air
Getting South Africans safely back in the air

Will the battered aviation industry be able to rebuild and regain its place in the world economy after a devastating 2020...

Issued by ACS 13 Jan 2021

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DHL Global Forwarding invests R126.5m in new SA facility

The new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand...

13 Jan 2021

Price of fuel set for steep increase
Price of fuel set for steep increase

In a statement on Monday, 4 January 2021, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) said the price of 93 (ULP and LRP) will go up by 43 cents, while that of 95 (ULP and LRP) will increase by 40 cents...

4 Jan 2021



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