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Have your say on the national taxi lekgotlaArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in place
Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in placeArticle

South Africans are paying a high price for the prolonged lockdown and consequent devastation of the local economy with levels of emotional distress nearly as high as at the start of the lockdown five months ago...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 3 Sep 2020

New app to ease delivery of groceries to townships
New app to ease delivery of groceries to townshipsArticle

Yethu - meaning 'ours' - is an inclusive servicing app, designed to add dignity and quality of life to township and rural households...

26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'
#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'Article

Corporate Affairs Director of Heineken South Africa Millicent Maroga shares her thoughts on female leadership and empowering women entrepreneurs, some of the challenges women in the industry face, as well as GBV...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

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The tourism dilemmaArticle

As the industry looks to the domestic market to save it in the short term, we have to view this market framed within the bigger picture...

Di Brown 20 Jul 2020

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Mbalula outlines new Covid-19 rules for taxisArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged taxi operators to adhere to the regulations set out for public transport in order to protect themselves and passengers from coronavirus.

17 Jul 2020

Media coverage analysis shows record number of new Covid-19 cases in Gauteng
Media coverage analysis shows record number of new Covid-19 cases in GautengArticle

This past week the Gauteng Province has shown some of the highest numbers recorded on a single day...

2 Jul 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformation
#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformationArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes with concern the recent Supplementary Budget presented by the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni...

Tholo Makhaola 29 Jun 2020

Government avails R1.3bn for taxi relief fund
Government avails R1.3bn for taxi relief fundArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced R1.135bn relief package to the country's taxi industry in an effort to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the sector...

22 Jun 2020

Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence granted an extension
Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence granted an extensionArticle

The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence in Gauteng has been granted an extension of six months until August 2020...

17 Jun 2020

Government working on taxi industry relief fund
Government working on taxi industry relief fundArticle

Government is working on the modalities of distributing the relief fund for the taxi industry, which has been negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

15 Jun 2020

G.U.D. Holdings develops hand-wash station at taxi ranks
G.U.D. Holdings develops hand-wash station at taxi ranksArticle

G.U.D. Holdings has developed an innovative mobile hand-wash station that allows people at taxi ranks to wash their hands with hygienic liquid soap and water to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

15 May 2020

Bridge Taxi Finance provides cash relief to taxi industry
Bridge Taxi Finance provides cash relief to taxi industryArticle

Minibus taxi financier Bridge Taxi Finance is providing financial relief to taxi drivers and owners in the form of a R175 million cash injection...

14 May 2020

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Minibus taxi financier provides R175m cash relief to SA taxi industryArticle

With the support of its holding company Mokoro Holdings and shareholders, Bridge Taxi Finance has taken the decision to settle 50% of its clients' monthly finance instalments on their behalf throughout the lockdown period

13 May 2020

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Taxi industry to benefit from new air ventilation diffuser systemArticle

"Taxis will become incubators for the virus, especially as it gets colder, and could lead to further lockdowns. We want to circumvent this problem..."

22 Apr 2020

Toyota reaffirms support during Covid-19
Toyota reaffirms support during Covid-19Article

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and other Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) affiliates across the world are rising to the challenges posed by Covid-19...

21 Apr 2020

SA Taxi steps in to support taxi industry
SA Taxi steps in to support taxi industryArticle

With most forms of public transport at a standstill amid the Covid-19 lockdown, the country is relying heavily on the local minibus taxi industry to transport essential workers...

9 Apr 2020

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Transport revises taxi regulations during lockdownArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced revised regulations that call on the taxi industry to among others, reduce the number of passengers ferried per ride during the 21-day nationwide lockdown, implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19...

2 Apr 2020

Transport rules amended to accommodate social grant payments
Transport rules amended to accommodate social grant paymentsArticle

In light of the payment of social grants from Monday onwards, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has amended the public transport directions under the National State of Disaster...

30 Mar 2020

Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19
Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19Article

The various transport sectors are expected to embark on campaigns targeted at limiting Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in South Africa, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

17 Mar 2020

Innovation is no longer a "nice" to have
Innovation is no longer a "nice" to haveArticle

The level and pace of disruption driven by technology is unprecedented...

17 Feb 2020

MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi network
MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi networkArticle

The app is set to introduce route signs to users to make hailing a taxi much more effective; and will also feature GPS settings that will notify users when they have arrived at their destined location...

5 Feb 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2019: Logistics & TransportArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

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Brands should step up and fill the gaps of inequalityArticle

South Africans are living in an age of discontent, where protest, transient living, turbulent economics and political deficiency occupy the nation's minds...

Charles Rupare 4 Sep 2019

Establishing a green economy for the taxi industry makes good business sense
Establishing a green economy for the taxi industry makes good business senseArticle

The Green Transport Strategy released late last year is a promising document that, if implemented correctly, can transform the South African transport system into a functioning, sustainable and reliable network that South Africans can be proud of...

Vincent Raseroka 29 Aug 2019

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Taxi recapitalisation programme relaunchedArticle

With road accident fatality figures remaining stubbornly high, government has reintroduced the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme in an effort to curb the scourge...

26 Aug 2019

Canon Collins Scholarships for aspiring activists and social change makers
Canon Collins Scholarships for aspiring activists and social change makersArticle

Scholars committed to creating an open and just society in southern Africa are invited to apply for one of five prestigious scholarships currently available from the Canon Collins Trust, including one fully funded scholarship to study in Ireland...

8 Aug 2019

What CX can learn from the taxi industry
What CX can learn from the taxi industryArticle

A few years ago, 'omnichannel' dominated every customer experience (CX) discussion...

Ryan Falkenberg 22 Jul 2019

SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordable
SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordableArticle

SA Taxi has advanced its efforts to overcome the financial, structural and legislative hurdles facing the taxi industry...

18 Jun 2019

Make taxi recapitalisation programme compulsory
Make taxi recapitalisation programme compulsoryArticle

Just before the elections, former transport minister Dr Blade Nzimande announced a new taxi recapitalisation scheme...

Vincent Raseroka 6 Jun 2019

Nzimande announces interventions to transform minibus taxi industry
Nzimande announces interventions to transform minibus taxi industryArticle

Government has decided to revise the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme in an effort to meet the current as well as future needs of commuters and to stimulate the economic potential of the industry...

29 Apr 2019

AI trends that nobody mentions
AI trends that nobody mentionsArticle

There are two artificial intelligence trends that will become a reality in 2019 and nobody is talking about it...

2 Apr 2019

The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!
The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!Article

The taxi industry has been the backbone of South Africa's transport industry for generations...

Vincent Raseroka 8 Mar 2019

Premier management training programme for local taxi industry culminates in over 500 upskilled taxi members
Premier management training programme for local taxi industry culminates in over 500 upskilled taxi membersArticle

Toyota South Africa, together with the University of Pretoria (UP) and Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), recently completed another successful run of the Toyota Ses'fikile Training Programme...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Jan 2019

HOV lanes might buy Sanral some time
HOV lanes might buy Sanral some timeArticle

By 2037, motorists travelling between Johannesburg and Pretoria should prepare themselves for a six-hour trip.

Vincent Raseroka 4 Dec 2018

MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspended
MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspendedArticle

The City of Cape Town announced that the MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspended...

6 Aug 2018

SA Taxi aims to empower females in the taxi industry
SA Taxi aims to empower females in the taxi industryArticle

SA Taxi continues to empower female entrepreneurs in the minibus taxi industry...

2 Aug 2018

SA Taxi launches taxi auto parts division
SA Taxi launches taxi auto parts divisionArticle

SA Taxi has officially launched a taxi auto parts (TAP) division at its new warehouse facility in Midrand. It will supply both new and quality used parts to the taxi industry...

18 Jul 2018

Parliament passes bill to regulate e-hailing services
Parliament passes bill to regulate e-hailing servicesArticle

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed the passing of the National Land Transport Amendment Bill by the National Assembly...

26 Apr 2018

Formal skills certification now available for taxi rank technicians
Formal skills certification now available for taxi rank techniciansArticle

Independent financer of minibus taxis, SA Taxi, has announced that it will be providing training for unqualified technicians currently repairing vehicles at taxi ranks...

9 Apr 2018

AftaRobot minibus taxi app launched
AftaRobot minibus taxi app launchedArticle

The newly-launched AftaRobot mobile app aims to improve operational efficiency for minibus taxi drivers and associations by providing insight into routing, rideshare capacities, and more of their workforce...

22 Feb 2018

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Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologiesArticle

Technological advances associated with the fourth industrial revolution - including artificial intelligence - allow the automation of an increasingly wide array of processes in increasingly interactive and sophisticated ways...

Ralph Hamann 4 Jan 2018

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They know where you go: dockless bike sharing looms as the next disruptorArticle

Beyond the benefits of dockless bike sharing for people's mobility and health, these services are producing an ever more useful byproduct: journey data...

Christopher Pettit 4 Jan 2018

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Museveni slashes fees for city taxisArticle

President Museveni has said taxi operators should pay a monthly road user fee of Shs80,000 and not Shs120,000 to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)...

Amos Ngwomoya 29 Nov 2017

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Campaign set to make taxi industry healthierArticle

The PHILA Taxi Industry Campaign was launched on 27 November 2017 in an effort to strengthen the delivery of health and wellness services in the taxi industry...

24 Nov 2017

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Taxi operators need financial management skills to competeArticle

The University of the Western Cape's School of Business and Finance has produced research assessing the financial management skills of taxi operators in Cape Town...

30 Oct 2017

Transit Ads outlines new taxi branding regulations
Transit Ads outlines new taxi branding regulationsArticle

Shamy Naidu, executive of out-of-home transit environment specialist Transit Ads, outlines the new taxi advertising regulations as recently gazetted by the South African Department of Transport...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 24 Oct 2017

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South Africa needs to revamp its new public transport systemArticle

Over the past eight years, the South African government has spent more than R130bn on public transport projects in the country's main cities...

Christo Venter and Gary Hayes 23 Oct 2017

Physical scrapping of old taxis indicate TRP is on track
Physical scrapping of old taxis indicate TRP is on trackArticle

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, saw key transport stakeholders and senior government officials take part in a walk-about and physical scrapping of old taxis...

4 Oct 2017

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