Spotlight at last on Gauteng public transport

The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng notes with appreciation two enquiries into public transport, which are currently taking place. The first being that of the Competition Commission, which will, over two years investigate the high price of transport, and the second investigation by the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Portfolio Committee on Roads…

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DA marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

As South Africa commemorates the sacrifice, made by the Youth of 1976, for a democratic and constitutional dispensation, the world also marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today. In an uncertain and fearful global political climate, generations of past and present must come together come together in order to forge…

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Public transport in Gauteng still at the back of the queue

An analysis of the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport’s budget for the 2017/2018 financial year confirms that the department has once again shelved the issue of public transport in the province. The cost of public transport has escalated, creating a dilemma for households which are spending above budget on…

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Another Gun To The Public’s Head: First CPS Now Tasima

Tasima

Tasima, the company responsible for the development of the e-Natis system, is now refusing to hand over the system to the Department of Transport, despite a Constitutional Court order, unless an exorbitant payment is made. For the second time in a few short months, government has been painted into a…

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