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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...
RAW Industries-BRT-buses

RAW Industries en route to a greener future

Real African Works (RAW), the first of its kind in South African Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) industry, currently specialising in city buses with a focus on Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) being rolled...
festive season

Tips to keep safe on SA roads this festive season

With the festive season fast approaching, many South Africans are likely to be in the final stages of planning their holiday activities, most of which will include road travel. Whether it be to the mall,...
petrol price cut

South Africa could get its biggest-ever petrol price cut in December

South Africans could be in for some early festive cheer in December in the form of a major petrol price drop. Commenting on the latest petrol data from the Central Energy Fund, economist Mike Schussler said that...

Taxify expands to more towns in South Africa

Taxify has announced that it is expanding its operations to include an additional four coastal towns in South Africa. The ride-hailing service will launch in Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, George, and Mossel Bay in late November...
Lion Air crash lawsuit

Lion Air crash lawsuit: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

The lawsuit accuses the US aircraft manufacturer of failing to inform pilots and airlines of a feature with its new 737 Max plane system that could "push the nose down unexpectedly". Investigators have been looking...
Lion Air crash

Boeing didn’t disclose possible fault in flight safety feature in Lion Air crash

Boeing failed to warn the airline industry about a potentially dangerous feature in its a new flight-control system that is suspected of playing a role in the fatal Lion Air crash in Indonesia last month, The Wall Street...
SANTACO-Buys 25%-SA-Taxi

SANTACO Buys 25% Stake in SA Taxi For R1.7 Billion

Minibus taxi operators who fail to repay their loans with one major provider of financing to the industry will soon have to answer to their peers, thanks to a landmark deal between SA Taxi and Santaco, the...
cargo e-bike

Gauteng introduces cheaper mode of transport

The newly launched cargo e-bike can provide the province of Gauteng with another mode of transport - a low cost entry into the transport sector that can support micro-enterprises, says MEC for Roads and...
busy roads

When to expect busy roads between Joburg and Durban in December

SANRAL has issued a statement warning drivers that traffic on national highways will pick up earlier than usual this year. The agency said that due to the public schools closing on 12 December, traffic on...

South Africa’s big debt problem: Dawie Roodt

Depending on how much the government plans to recover for the R2 billion it paid to keep the fuel price down in November, consumers could be looking at a reduction in the petrol price...
Blade Nzimande

Obey the rules of the road and stay alive – Blade Nzimande

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has called on motorists to stop bribing traffic officers and obey the road regulations. He also called on traffic officers not to ask for bribes from motorists. Minister Nzimande was speaking in...
Zimbabwe bus exploded

At least 42 burnt to death after bus explodes in flames in Zimbabwe bus

Dozens of people died from burns after a bus exploded in flames on Thursday night. A gas cylinder in the luggage compartment of the bus is thought to be the source of the deadly fire...
Automotive Franchise

What You Need To Know To Start a Business in the Automotive Franchise Sector

Automotive franchises offer valuable car-related products, repair services and valeting services. Typically previous experience in the motor servicing is encouraged however this is not a requirement, a franchise like Car Service City have said that they are...


Global NCAP and the Automobile Association of South Africa have released a statement calling for “urgent action” by African governments to prevent the sale of zero-star vehicles such as the Nissan NP300 “Hardbody”. The news...
fuel price

Massive fuel price expected for December

The Automobile Association announced on Thursday that, based on current data, SA motorists could expect ‘massive drops’ in the prices of petrol and diesel for December. The association is predicting a drop of R1.54 per...
Cable Theft

Cable Theft In Soweto Disrupts Metrorail Service To Johannesburg

Metrorail train service operation in the Naledi corridor have been disrupted this morning due to overhead catenary wires being cut and stolen between Dube and Ikhwezi train station on both up and down line....


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