E-hailing drivers stop work over safety and pay

“When you complain, you speak to robots”

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News | 23 March 2022

Golden Arrow buses attacked in taxi drivers’ protest

Two Golden Arrow buses, two municipal vehicles and an Eskom vehicle were set alight in Cape Town


Brief | 18 March 2022

PRASA has let Johannesburg train stations crumble into ruins

“Without a functioning train service, we are trapped here,” says Kliptown resident


News | 17 March 2022

Gqeberha bus shelters in ruins after contractor abandons site

Municipality has already paid nearly R25 million


Brief | 15 March 2022

No trains operating in the Eastern Cape for over two months

PRASA says “operational challenges” led it to the decision to stop all trains since 7 January


Brief | 11 March 2022

Striking drivers forcefully stop and inspect trucks in Gqeberha

Among their demands is for freight companies to stop hiring immigrants


News | 1 March 2022

Cape Town Central Line to return to service in December, says PRASA

Western Cape Parliament told PRASA is stabilising


News | 24 February 2022

Mitchells Plain commuters elated that MyCiTi service has been restored

Nearly three years after the N2 Express was terminated a new agreement has allowed it to restart


Brief | 19 February 2022

Traders are selling goods on the railway tracks in Mamelodi

PRASA vowed to clean up its train stations in Pretoria but very little has been done to improve the service


News | 18 February 2022

Villagers still waiting for help crossing deadly Umzimvubu River

The river has claimed many lives but the villagers have to draw water to drink


News | 16 February 2022

Hundreds of learners’ schooling affected by a bad bridge

“Our municipality comes and pretends to be maintaining our roads” says Eastern Cape villager


News | 15 February 2022

Trial of former top PRASA official accused of stealing railway line postponed yet again

Mthuthuzeli Swartz‘s lawyer opposes further delays


Brief | 7 February 2022

Mitchells Plain train stations are in ruins

But Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says the Central Line will be running again by July 2022

Text and Photos by Ashraf Hendricks

Photo Essay | 2 February 2022

Court halts driving licence demerit system

Legislation is unconstitutional, rules judge


Law | 13 January 2022

45,000 commuters use four toilets at Mthatha taxi rank

Construction of a new rank has been halted since 2010


News | 8 December 2021

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s hometown: no country for old women

Girls from the age of five and women into their 70s fetch water from a river in a town that has never had tap water


Feature | 25 November 2021