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Six missing after ship burns in Durban harbour

Six People were missing after a fishing vessel caught alight at Durban Harbour at the end of Belfast Road on Thursday just after 2.30pm, Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said. Durban’s emergency services including Portnet...
Minister Nzimande

Minister Nzimande Welcomes Final Amendments To The AARTO Bill

The Minister of Transport, Dr Blade Nzimande, welcomes the progressive move by  the Portfolio Committee on Transport to  accept the final amendments on the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic  Offences (AARTO) Bill. The Bill will...
Ford Ranger-Silverton-Assembly-Plant

Ford starts production of new Ford Ranger

Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has officially commenced production of the new Ford Ranger, bringing a raft of product upgrades and refinements to one of South Africa's best-selling vehicles and export models.New Ranger...
Shell charging stations

Shell to launch charging stations for electric vehicles in SA

Shell SA will be launching its first electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in its retail network this year, with the number installed based on demand. Shell spokesperson Dineo Pooe said that as the EV market...

Five suspended over irregular William Nicol road tender

The Gauteng Provincial Government has instituted disciplinary proceedings against five officials in the Department of Roads and Transport following the termination of the Lubbe contract, which was recently found to have been irregularly awarded. The...
Lance Schultz

Lance Schultz appointed chief executive officer- Automotive Industry Development Centre (aidc)

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) in Gauteng has appointed Mr. Lance Schultz as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He joins the AIDC after a near four-year tenure as CEO of the Centurion Aerospace...

Metrobus Strike settlement reached, Service resumption expected this afternoon

Metrobus has thankfully reached a settlement agreement with DEMAWUSA, following a disturbing  three day strike, which left commuters stranded.  The past three days have been a subject of extensive negotiations between Metrobus and Union...

Road closures ahead of SONA

Motorists and pedestrians have been advised of temporary road closures as well as parking restrictions in and around Parliament ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA).President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday deliver...

Transnet moves to suspend eight senior executives

Transnet has already fired group CEO Siyabonga Gama, suspended other senior executives and issued summonses to recover money lost in the procurement of 1,064 locomotivesEight senior executives at Transnet, who have been implicated in...
Fuel price increase

Fuel price increase to kick in at midnight

Fuel prices are expected to show a slight increase from midnight.The Energy Department says petrol users will pay seven cents a litre more, while diesel users will pay one or two cents a litre more...
Metrobus strike

Metrobus strike to have minimal effect on commuters, says management

Metrobus in Johannesburg was served with a strike notice by the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Demawusa) last week.The union plans to go on a strike on Monday over a wage dispute.But management...
Uber Lite

Uber Lite launched in South Africa

Uber has launched Uber Lite in South Africa, for Android phones – designed to make booking rides easier in low connectivity and slower than average internet speeds.“Every day, hundreds of thousands of South Africans...

E-toll contract not renewed but extended – Electronic Toll Collection

The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) says its Gauteng e-toll contract with the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has been extended - not renewed.It says the extension was made as per the provisions of...
New road laws

New road laws for the new year?

With the road death toll over 700 within a few days of the start of December, it appears that the same decrease in road fatalities of the last festive season is unlikely. It is...
blade nzimande

Blade Nzimande – Festive season road death toll increases to 1 612

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande on Wednesday announced an increase in the number of fatalities experienced on the roads during the festive season.The report covers the period from 1 December 2018 to 8 January...
Mountainview train crash

Regulator releases preliminary findings on Mountainview train crash

A preliminary investigation by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) has found that the fatal crash at Mountainview railway station in Pretoria on Tuesday 8 January was a result of a breakdown in communication between...
Pretoria Station

40 Day Closure Of Pretoria Station

Passenger Railway Agency South Africa (Prasa) said it will completely close Pretoria Station with no trains accessing the station for a period of 40 days with effect from 14 December 2018 till 22 January...

OR Tambo International geared up for 4m passengers

In a statement issued on Wednesday, OR Tambo International Airport said that it has geared up to help an anticipated four-million passengers get their holiday travels under way “stress-free and in the smoothest way...

CemAir grounded over safety concerns

CemAir airline faces losing its air operating certificate (AOC) should it not provide the SA Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) with valid reasons explaining why the certificate should not be revoked by 1.30pm today.According to...

Officials to appear in court over license fraud

Law enforcement officials arrested in a pre-festive season crackdown on vehicle and driver licencing anti-corruption drive are to appear in court on Monday, said the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).The 12 officials who spent...
SAA and Nedbank

SAA and Nedbank launch new cheque card that lets you earn

SAA and Nedbank have launched the new SAA Voyager Cheque Card – which it claims is the first cheque card in the world that allows users to earn air miles.Chris Wood, executive of card...
Basic Fuel Price

Have your say on BFP review

The public has until 31 January next year to submit their comments with regards to the review of the Basic Fuel Price (BFP) structures for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin.The Department of Energy (DoE)...
Officers Idibala charged

Officers in Idibala dance video charged

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has welcomed a decision by the Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services to institute disciplinary action against officers who recorded themselves doing the famous Idibala dance while driving.In the video...

Huge drop in fuel price coming – AA

Massive fuel price reductions are expected for December, but these could be tempered by adjustments in the retail and wholesale margin, and the possible continued use of the Slate Levy. This is according to...

Illegally imported vehicles destroyed in KZN

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Friday destroyed several imported illegal vehicles valued close to R4 million as part of a clampdown on non-compliance in various customs sectors.This followed a two-day inter-governmental operation...


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