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24 March 2017
                       
 
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16 Mar 2017
 
 
Former PRASA board case postponed
PRASA
The urgent High Court case brought by former PRASA board members to have their dismissal by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters set aside, was postponed on Thursday morning. After a minute of appearing...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - March 16, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Axed PRASA board goes to court Ethiopia trash dump death toll rises to 113 And, Zuma to face questions on Bathabile Dlamini, Brian Molefe in Parliament
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
FEDUSA: Nationwide strike looms at Prasa
STATEMENT
The threat of a potential strike is looming at embattled Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) and could cripple its operations and bring rail passenger transport to a halt across the...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
Minister of Transport 'arrogant' - former Prasa board chair Molefe
PRASA
Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Popo Molefe has described the announcement of an interim board by Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters as arrogant. Molefe was...
 
 
13 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Prasa board spent public money willy-nilly - Peters
PRASA
Prasa's former board racked up irregular expenditure of R127 million on an investigation into maladministration and corruption at the agency, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Monday. She...
 
 
 
 
Minister defends 'expertise' of Prasa interim board members
PRASA
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has defended her choice of Prasa interim board members, saying that the individuals had a wide range of expertise. Peters named the interim board members on Monday,...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - March 13, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Molefe files urgent application over PRASA board dissolution Cosatu gives Dlamini a week to resign or face 'massive protest' And, ANC says Sars must help clamp down on defaulting...
 
 
Molefe files urgent application over PRASA board dissolution
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Former PRASA chairperson Popo Molefe has filed an urgent application to the High Court in Johannesburg to have the decision to dissolve the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa by the...
 
 
10 Mar 2017
 
 
 
PRASA locomotives contractor paid ANC 'fundraisers'
PRASA
Less than a week after PRASA made its first payment of nearly R500-million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter's managing director paid an amount of R14.3-million...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
UNTU: UNTU to take PRASA to court to protect its employees
STATEMENT
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) will approach the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town for a special date to apply for an interdict against the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa...
 
 
26 Oct 2016
 
UNTU: PRASA’s reluctance and blatant disrespectful attitude flabbergasted labour
STATEMENT
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is playing with fire by joking around with the basic principles of collective bargaining and disrespecting its partners in organised labour and at...
 
 
25 Oct 2016
 
DA: Manny de Freitas says Treasury should investigate Prasa whilst Prasa should focus on fixing rail
STATEMENT
The government state owned entity, Prasa (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) soap-opera seems to go on and on without an end in sight.  The latest twist in this drama is that Prasa Board...
 
 
20 Oct 2016
 
UNTU: UNTU welcomes the investigation by the Hawks into 40 criminal charges about PRASA
STATEMENT
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) welcomes the confirmation by the Hawks that they are investigating 40 criminal charges related to alleged corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South...
 
 
09 Sep 2016
 
 
 
DA wants police to probe claims that ANC got kickbacks from Prasa deal
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament (MP) Manny de Freitas has asked the police to investigate allegations that the African National Congress (ANC) may have benefited from money siphoned...
 
 
30 Aug 2016
 
AfriBusiness: AfriBusiness considering legal action against directors
STATEMENT
AfriBusiness will consult their legal team this week to investigate possible legal action against several company directors who were involved in the so-called Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa...
 
 
 
                       
 
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