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Fikile Mbalula encourages Taxi operators to register and collect their relief fund

By Wanique Block Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula continues to encourage Taxi operators to register and apply for the Taxi Relied Fund. Although the Taxi Relief Fund was initially met with hesitancy, Fikile Mbalula notes that the Taxi Relief Fund continues to receive applications from Taxi operators. The Taxi Relief Fund has been put into place to assist Taxi operators and organisations who were heavily affected and impacted by the […]

today25/07/2022

100 electric trains

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100 electric trains launched in SA, during Stage 6 loadshedding

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile "Fix" Mbalula has unveiled 100 electric trains while the country is dealing with Stage 6 loadshedding. While the Minister thought the news would be lauded by appreciate South Africans, to disgruntled citizens who are facing rolling blackouts, the announcement was met with ridicule. In a similar response to that of the R22 million flag that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture were set […]

today05/07/2022

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Former PRASA employee gets 12 years imprisonment for cable theft

By: Natasha Archary Former PRASA employee, Sphiwe Mngadi has been sentenced to 12-years imprisonment for cable theft amounting to an estimated R1-million. The decision has been welcomed by both PRASA as well as Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula. Mngadi was convicted on Tuesday, 31 May, for tampering with and destroying essential infrastructure in 2018. Two PRASA security guards caught Mngadi and an accomplice removing copper cables in a marked PRASA […]

today01/06/2022

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Fikile Mbalula says bullet trains are planned for country’s long distance routes

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says bullet trains are planned for the country's long-distance routes. The National Rail Policy White Paper has been gazetted by the minister, which details plans to rehabilitate SA's struggling railway network. With plans to have railway systems forming the foundation of the country's public transport, Mbalula said there are plans to introduce bullet trains. Speaking to media, Mbalulua detailed that the Chinese funded […]

today12/05/2022

Renewal Deadline

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Mbalula extends drivers licence renewal deadline by two weeks

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has given motorists an extended renewal deadline of two weeks to renew their drivers' licences. Updating South Africans on the departments plans for the deadline of the Extension of Licence Validity, Mbalula said the decision was reached after consulting with MECS and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA). Mbalula who is celebrating his birthday today, 1 April, said motorists who are not […]

today01/04/2022

Fikile Mbalula

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Mbalula to update motorists on licence renewal extension on Friday

By: Natasha Archary Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will on Friday provide motorists with an update with regards to driver's licence renewal extension. With the deadline for licences renewals since the Covid-19 backlog ending on Thursday, 31 March, more than 1 million drivers will have expired licence cards. Mbalula gave motorists a grace period during the lockdown, and any licences that were to expire between March 2020 and August 2021 will […]

today31/03/2022

Fikile Mbalula

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Fikile Mbalula releases festive season stats

Kaya News Reporter   Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula released the 2021/22 Festive Season fatalities statistics on Tuesday, 18 January.  The minister began his address by extending his condolences to the families who lost loved ones during the 42-days of the festive season's Arrive Alive campaign.  Addressing the media via livestream from the Grasmere Toll Plaza, Mbalula said the high number of fatalities over the holidays were a result of a […]

today18/01/2022

taxi stayaway

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Taxi Relief Fund: Mbalula sets aside R1,1 billion for taxi operators

Kaya 959 Reporter Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has officially opened the application process for the R 1.1 billion fund on Tuesday (11th January). Qualifying minibus taxi drivers, taxi drivers and e-hailing drivers will all receive funding from the government. Also Read: WATCH: Several taxis have been set alight in Korsten, Gqeberha Qualifying operators will receive a once-off payment of R5,000. Mbalula said he hopes all funds will be paid out […]

today12/01/2022

Festive season road safety: Officials to focus o10 most dangerous roads

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Festive season road safety: Officials to focus on hotspot areas 

By Kaya 959 Reporter Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula officially launched the Festive Season Road Safety Campaign on Monday.  Speaking at the launch in Mangaung, Mbalula says the government’s programme aimed at prioritising and promoting safer road usage during the high peak season on South African roads. "Statistics from the previous festive season campaigns show that pedestrians are the most vulnerable road user group in South Africa.  41% of fatalities on […]

today14/12/2021

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