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Zuks-Ramasia-SAA

From flight attendant to Acting CEO

Zuks Ramasia is the perfect example of what people can achieve when they believe in themselves and pursue their ambitions. Ramasia started her career as a flight attendant at the South African Airways (SAA)...
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Aviation authority grounds Comair and SAA planes

Passengers are warned of possible disruptions at Comair and SA Airways (SAA), after the SA Civil Aviation Authority (Sacaa) grounded some planes.According to Comair, its planes were grounded after a notice was issued relating...
M2 freeway

Joburg’s M2 freeway to reopen on November 4

The refurbished M2 highway in Johannesburg will be reopened to commuters on November 4, mayor Herman Mashaba announced this week.The highway, which was closed to traffic at the end of February, cost the city...
traffic fine

South African drivers could be “taxed” R100 for each traffic fine

The Automobile Association (AA) has released a statement regarding the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act’s introduction of an Infringement Penalty Levy, arguing that this amounts to charging drivers a tax for...
FlySafair

Why did FlySafair plane’s electronics have a midair meltdown?

A multiple systems failure caused by a suspected electrical power disruption aboard a Flysafair Boeing 737-400 forced pilots to abort the flight just minutes after takeoff.A Civil Aviation Authority preliminary report points to what gave...
google maps

Google Maps adds incident reports to iOS

iPhone users will soon be able to report road accidents and other incidents in Google Maps.Google is rolling out updates this week which will bring the feature to iOS.The company first tested the ability to report collisions...
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Taxi manufacturing plant to boost KZN economy

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has launched a taxi manufacturing expansion plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, to the tune of a half a billion rand.The plant expansion is part of the Toyota South Africa...
Volkswagen AG

VW in talks to share electric vehicle technology

Volkswagen AG is in talks with other manufacturers on sharing the key technology underpinning its future Porsche and Audi electric car models, part of an effort to build scale and spread development costs.“There’s definitely...
new-2020-renault-kwid

Due in SA soon: Renault’s Kwid gets a makeover

New Delhi - Renault’s little Kwid has been a sales hit from day one, both in South Africa, and in its home market of India, showing that buyers are undoubtedly hungry for stylish vehicles...

Electric bike producer wants more funding for companies reviving township economies

Nicho Ntema from Anywhere.Africa with one of their electric bikes at Smarter Mobility Africa, Time Square, Sun Arena. Picture: Jacques Naude/African News Agency(ANA)<img class="alignnone wp-image-2943" src="https://safetravel.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Nicho-Ntema-Electric-bike.png" alt="Nicho Ntema-Electric bike" width="402" height="226" />Pretoria -...
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula

State of Rail in SA

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says operational occurrences have resulted in 375 people losing their lives in the country’s rail network in the financial year that ended on March 2019.The Minister said this when he...
speeding-fine-traffic-speed-ticket-speeding

How to fight a speeding fine in South Africa

It can be frustrating to receive a speeding fine on South African roads, especially if you were not exceeding the speed limit.There have been reported cases of drivers being issued with incorrect speeding fines, which can...
WRAPP

New app recycles waste – disposes of hassles

Kewin Peterson an independent truck driver previously worked for ZEE Waste, another company Clive Amsel runs, for 10 years.  When WRAPP was founded in November last year, the company assisted him in purchasing his...
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TNPA supports World Maritime Day 2019

Durban, South Africa, 26 September 2019]  South Africa’s ports under the custodianship of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) rolled out an array of activities to mark World Maritime Day on Thursday, 26 September. Created by...
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Massive Uber app overhaul – All the new features

Uber and Uber Eats have been combined into a <a href="https://www.uber.com/en-ZA/newsroom/everyday-life-os/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">single app, and a variety of new features have been added.The ride-hailing company launched its new, overhauled app at an event in...
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Sanral writes off R1.8 billion in unpaid e-tolls as unlikely to be collected

The SA National Roads Agency (Sanral)’s integrated report for the year ended 31 March 2019 showed that it has disregarded over R1.84 billion in outstanding e-toll fees.This action was taken due to Sanral’s assessment...
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OR Tambo Khawuleza pilot to serve as the country’s lodestar

President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially launched the Khawuleza district coordination model.The model being piloted in the OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape aims to turn plans into action.“Through this model, we are...
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Transnet, Kalagadi cement partnership with R3bn Meca 2 contract

Black-owned and woman-led <a href='https://safetravel.co.za/tag/kalagadi-manganese/' target='_self' rel='follow' title='Kalagadi Manganese'>Kalagadi Manganese and State-owned Transnet have cemented a partnership that will allow for the transportation of an initial one-million tonnes a year of beneficiated manganese in...
M2 rehabilitation

City of Joburg says M2 rehabilitation on track and road to open in November

The repairs on the M2 highway in Johannesburg is planned to be completed by November 2019 after it was discovered that the structural integrity of the concrete elements was severely reduced. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi/African...
Sanral

NDB approves R7bn Sanral loan

New Development Bank (NDB) has approved a loan of R7-billion, guaranteed by government, for the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) for strengthening and improving national toll roads. “The project is designed to improve...
MSC-Magnifica-MSC-Cruises

MSC MAGNIFICA UNDERGOES TWO BILLION RAND TRANSFORMATION; SALES NOW OPEN FOR MID-2021

MSC Cruises has opened sales for MSC Magnifica for mid-2021, sailing from Southampton, UK. The ship will undergo a R2 billion transformation at the start of 2021, which will add 23 metres to the...
New LPG storage tanks

New LPG storage tanks arrive at Port of Richards Bay

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay welcomed the arrival of four new 5650-ton liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage bullets on Thursday, 12 September on board the vessel XIN LU.The bullets are...
PRASA trains

Regulator grants approval for new PRASA trains on Mamelodi corridor

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) on Thursday received approval from the Rail Safety Regulator to operate new trains along the Pretoria–Pienaarspoort corridor, in Mamelodi. “The deployment of the new trains also known as the ‘people’s...
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Volkswagen South Africa has now built 200 000 sixth-gen Polo units!

Volkswagen Group South Africa says the 200 000th example of the sixth-generation Polo has rolled off the production line at its Uitenhage plant in the Eastern Cape.The local arm of the Wolfsburg-based firm says...
Huguenot Tunnel

Huguenot Tunnel upgrades well underway

Western Cape, 3 September 2019 - The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) met with stakeholders earlier this year to present the operational requirements and time schedule of the Huguenot Tunnel upgrades...

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