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Mbalula confident airports are Covid-19 readyArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed confidence that the aviation industry and the country's airports will adhere to Covid-19 regulations and directives, as the sector reopens...

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SA domestic airlines returning to the skiesArticle

With the current regulations under lockdown Level 3, airlines in South Africa have been given the green light for a phased return to the skies.

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#Level3Lockdown: What business travellers can expectArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager for Corporate Traveller, has welcomed the resumption of business travel, but warns that the travel experience will be very different for now...

2 days ago

Transport service centres to open soon
Transport service centres to open soonArticle

Driving Licensing Testing Centres, registering authorities, vehicle testing stations and driving schools will resume their services with effect from 1 June 2020...

22 May 2020

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Interprovincial travel window draws to a closeArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on interprovincial travellers to exercise extreme caution on the roads, as the grace period for transit across provincial boundaries draws to a close...

7 May 2020

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Public transport services to operate during the dayArticle

All road-based public transport services will from 1 May 2020 be permitted to operate from 5am until 7pm, with a grace period of one hour in the afternoon to complete their trips and drop off passengers...

4 May 2020

Current position on the movement of goods in South Africa
Current position on the movement of goods in South AfricaArticle

The nationwide statutory lockdown in South Africa has resulted in uncertainty in the transport industry relating to the movement of goods from ports of entry. In addition, it has added to supply chain and foreign investment challenges in South Africa, especially at the country's ports of entry...

Prenisha Govender and Virusha Subban 28 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

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Pilots, drone owners urged to comply with Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged aviators to comply with the regulations and directions of the Disaster Management Act aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19...

20 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

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 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

#LockdownSA: Automatic extension to driver's and car licences
#LockdownSA: Automatic extension to driver's and car licencesArticle

Any car or driver's licence that expires during South Africa's national lockdown will remain valid...

31 Mar 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

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13 Mar 2020

#UniteBehind takes Minister of Transport to court over Prasa
#UniteBehind takes Minister of Transport to court over PrasaArticle

Commuter activist group #UniteBehind has lodged a court application which aims to overturn the Minister of Transport's decision to appoint Bongisizwe Mpondo as the Administrator of the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa (Prasa). The application was submitted to the Western Cape High Court on 4 February...

5 Feb 2020

Prasa announces team to improve performance
Prasa announces team to improve performanceArticle

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa administrator, Bongisizwe Mpondo has appointed a panel of technical advisors to assist in turning the company's fortunes around...

5 Feb 2020

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Minister welcomes plans to survey SA travel patternsArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula looks forward to the National Household Travel Survey that will be undertaken by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on behalf of the Department of Transport...

31 Jan 2020

Winning ads featured in this week's Orchids and Onions column...
#OrchidsandOnions: 1 Stop gets it spot onArticle

Winners: SAB's 'How about none for the road?' ad hits the mark, too. Aussie ad for sperm donation, 'All hands on d*ck', stands out, but would be banned here...

Brendan Seery 13 Jan 2020

SA records reduction in festive season fatalities
SA records reduction in festive season fatalitiesArticle

South Africa has seen a 30% reduction in road fatalities since the start of the festive season, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

24 Dec 2019

Road safety efforts lauded
Road safety efforts laudedArticle

With the festive season in full swing, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has commended law enforcement officials for their road safety efforts thus far...

18 Dec 2019

Prasa placed under administration
Prasa placed under administrationArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has dissolved the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) interim board and placed the entity under administration with immediate effect...

10 Dec 2019

Board for road accident fund appointed
Board for road accident fund appointedArticle

The appointment of a permanent Board for the Road Accident Fund (RAF) has been announced by Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula...

6 Dec 2019

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Moloto Road reclassified as national roadArticle

The Gauteng portion of Moloto Road has officially been handed to the South African National Roads Agency...

15 Nov 2019

Stakeholder engagements on e-tolls continue
Stakeholder engagements on e-tolls continueArticle

Cabinet has resolved that further work needs to be undertaken in answering the challenges posed by the options identified on the matter of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, which incorporates electronic tolling...

1 Nov 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Lexus puts the 'Greta' in greenArticle

Promise: have your cake and eat it. But Mbaks gets an Onion - despite his halo...

Brendan Seery 31 Oct 2019

The smarter mobility revolution has started
The smarter mobility revolution has startedArticle

The recent Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) Africa has highlighted the need for meaningful government support, private investment and more partnerships...

29 Oct 2019

The impact of AARTO on HR
The impact of AARTO on HRArticle

Last week, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act was lambasted in the media, being dubbed as a 'money-making' scheme. While public recommendations to change the regulations are coming in, this is an opportune time to discuss what impact the AARTO Act will have on your business...

25 Oct 2019

Minister talks on Africa's transport sector's full integration
Minister talks on Africa's transport sector's full integrationArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has emphasised the importance of establishing a regional regulatory authority to enforce agreed harmonised standards...

16 Oct 2019

President to launch Transport Month
President to launch Transport MonthArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday officially launch the October Transport Month campaign and the revamped Arrive Alive programme, as approved by Cabinet...

1 Oct 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: MultiChoice sets an exampleArticle

An Onion to Prasa for a tweet about dealing with its problems by convening a 'war room'. Who is your enemy? Commuters are your customers...

Brendan Seery 9 Sep 2019

Minister discusses e-tolls with civil society
Minister discusses e-tolls with civil societyArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has met with the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and the Automobile Association to discuss urban tolling and the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project...

30 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

Aarto to help reduce road deaths
Aarto to help reduce road deathsArticle

The signing of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Amendment Bill into law will assist the country to curb the high number of road fatalities...

20 Aug 2019

A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sector
A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sectorArticle

Generation.e has launched a startup pitch competition to take place at Smarter Mobility Africa 2019...

13 Aug 2019

#SATC2019: Day 1 focuses on digital disruptions in transport
#SATC2019: Day 1 focuses on digital disruptions in transportArticle

Digital disruptions and the effect these are having on the transport sector was discussed at Day 1 of the 2019 Southern African Transport Conference, currently underway...

8 Jul 2019

SATC 2019 to debate transport-related issues
SATC 2019 to debate transport-related issuesArticle

Several high-profile delegates will attend the 38th annual Southern African Transport Conference...

5 Jul 2019

Prasa executive fired after internal probe
Prasa executive fired after internal probeArticle

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) company secretary Lindikaya Zide has been dismissed after an internal probe found him guilty of "maladministration and contravention of company policy"...

Ashraf Hendricks 3 Jul 2019

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!
#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

13 Jun 2019

Treasury DG failed to disclose criminal record
Treasury DG failed to disclose criminal recordArticle

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found Dondo Mogajane guilty of failure to disclose a criminal record on his Z83 application form when applying for the position of Director-General at National Treasury...

20 Dec 2018

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!
The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!Article

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax is coming to The Teatro at Montecasino on 21 February 2019...

Issued by Showmax 14 Dec 2018

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How technology can save SA airports and travel industryArticle

Securing South Africa's airports is going to involve a lot more than more vigilant travellers and more visible policing...

Roy Alves 21 Feb 2018

Minister Mbalula welcomes Lamoer ruling
Minister Mbalula welcomes Lamoer rulingArticle

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the conviction of former Western Cape top cop Arno Lamoer, saying it sends a strong message to the men in blue that crime doesn't pay...

20 Feb 2018

Six arrested for killings in Marikana
Six arrested for killings in MarikanaArticle

A police operation has led to the arrest of six suspects who are thought to be behind the killings of people in Marikana, North West, five years ago, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula...

12 Feb 2018

Police Minister speaks on Phahlane's case
Police Minister speaks on Phahlane's caseArticle

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has noted the charges by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) against former acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane...

9 Feb 2018

10 nabbed for illegal explosives and corruption
10 nabbed for illegal explosives and corruptionArticle

The 10-member syndicate, which was arrested for allegedly selling commercial explosives, will appear in court this morning...

8 Feb 2018

Police Minister rebuffs corruption plot claims
Police Minister rebuffs corruption plot claimsArticle

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has dismissed media reports that he orchestrated a plot to defraud Crime Intelligence...

6 Feb 2018

New top cop to address the nation
New top cop to address the nationArticle

Newly appointed SAPS National Commissioner General Khehla John Sitole will today address the nation...

23 Nov 2017

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