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27 June 2017
19 Jun 2017
Train vandals must be treated like murderers, rapists and treasonists - union
People caught vandalising transport infrastructure deserve to spend the rest of their lives in jail, the United National Transport Union (Untu) has said. This comes as vandalism caused delays on...
UNTU: No less than life imprisonment needed for the damaging state assets
The current harsh sentences prescribed by the Criminal Matters Amendment Act, 2015, no longer has a deterrent effect on criminals not to loot railway tracks, signals and other infrastructure and...
07 Feb 2017
Stop the Secret Nuclear Deal
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On Thursday, 9 February 2017, R2K Western Cape in conjunction with SAFCEI, the Green Anglicans, Earthlife Africa, One Million Climate Jobs Campaign and Catholic Justice and Peace will be occupying...
05 Aug 2016
UNTU: Open letter to Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters by Steve Harris, General Secretary of the National United Transport Union
Dear Minister, On 1 August 2016 while your Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) trains where one again delayed, a horrific incident that occurred on platform 2 of the Cape Town Station...
19 Jul 2016
UNTU: Prasa must use its money for safety
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The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) must fulfil the promise the company made to the widow of the slain train driver Pieter Botha before it spends money on yet another facelift of the...
12 Apr 2016
DA WC: Lennit Max says Minister Peters must intervene on the delays of Metrorail
The DA in the Western Cape shares Metrorail Commuters’ impatience with delays and disruptions in the Cape Town Metro. Our people deserve a much better service than what is currently provided. I...
22 Oct 2015
DA: Lennit Max says Metrorail Transport readiness is a priority for the peak season
Metrorail trains have been delayed more than usual as a result of the torching of carriages at the Cape Town station this week. I have today written to the Western Cape Regional Manager of...
26 Mar 2015
Western Cape: MEC Dan Plato condemns Ses’khona members’ violence and criminality
The leaders of the  “Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement” have proved once again that they have no real interest in engaging constructively with the Western Cape Government on service delivery...
03 Dec 2014
MEC Dan Plato commemorates 16 Days of Activism Campaign, 4 to 5 Dec
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16 Days of Activism Campaign - DoCS, SAPS and community raises abuse awareness at Bellville and Cape Town Stations Tomorrow and Friday, 4 and 5 December 2014, Western Cape MEC of Community Safety,...
01 Dec 2014
PRASA unveils first new long-haul passenger locomotive
The next three years will see an influx of new long-haul passenger locomotives enter service in South Africa after the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) unveiled Africa’s first...
10 Mar 2014
Transport Minister releases much-awaited National Household Travel Survey 2013
The Minister of Transport, Hon. Dipuo Peters (MP) and the Statistician-General of South Africa Mr. Pali Lehohla will officially release the National Household Travel Survey 2013 (NHTS) in Cape...
20 Feb 2014
SA: Statement by the Western Cape Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape celebrates International Tourist Guide day (20/02/2014)
The Western Cape’s tourism sector celebrates International Tourist Guide day tomorrow (21 February 2014). To mark the occasion the Provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism is...
13 Feb 2013
SA: Statement by the Sonke Gender Justice Network, NGO promoting gender equality and HIV/AIDS prevention, calls on men to join 'ONE BILLION RISING CAMPAIGN' to stop violence against women and girls (13/02/2013)
ONE BILLION RISING is a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this...
12 Feb 2013
SA: Statement by the Sonke Gender Justice Network, NGO promoting gender equality and HIV/AIDS prevention, calls on men to join 'ONE BILLION RISING CAMPAIGN' to stop violence against women and girls (12/02/2013)
On February 14, South Africa will be part of a global movement for change - ONE BILLION RISING, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence...

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