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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...
 
 
26 Aug 2016
 
ANC denies it benefited from PRASA deal
RAIL INDUSTRY
The African National Congress (ANC) has rejected allegations that the party had been implicated in alleged bribery by a supplier of locomotives to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)....
 
 
 
 
UNTU: Mr President please call your Minister to order about PRASA
STATEMENT
President Jacob Zuma should immediately step in and demand a public explanation from Transport Minister Dipuo Peters about the latest in the never ending debacle surrounding the crippled Passenger...
 
 
25 Aug 2016
 
 
 
DA: Manny de Freitas says Minister Peters’ attempt to stop Werksmens investigation violates PP precedent
STATEMENT
In a subsequent letter from Chairman of Prasa dated 24 August 2016; Mr Popo Molefe contends that the Minister of Transport’s request to abandon the investigation by Werksmans opposes the Public...
 
 
24 Aug 2016
 
UNTU: UNTU shock at Ministers alleged irrational instruction
STATEMENT
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) is shocked about the allegations that Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has instructed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) chairperson Popo...
 
 
22 Apr 2016
 
PRASA: PRASA start open line testing of new trains on Monday
STATEMENT
Test Train 1 (TT1) has completed tests required for approval to commence its first Open Line Testing (OLT) from Monday, 25 April 2016. The testing schedule is anticipated to be completed by end of...
 
 
09 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – March 09, 2016
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Making headlines: Nathi Mthethwa says there is nothing revolutionary about varsity property destruction. An ANC MP calls on for racists to be blacklisted. And, Parliament questions Post Office...
 
 
PRASA getting back on track – board chair
RAIL
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA'S) CFO Hunadi Manyatsa is back at work after a long period of illness, Parliament's committee on transport was told on Tuesday. This was after MPs...
 
 
08 Mar 2016
 
SA: PRASA apologises to Transport Committee
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Transport has accepted the apology offered by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) Board Chairperson Dr Popo Molefe on a comment he had made previously that...
 
 
Two ANC resignations in one week just coincidence – Khoza
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) national communications manager Keith Khoza, who resigned last week, says he is not lost to the organisation but will help strengthen local government. "When you...
 
 
04 Mar 2016
 
 
 
R1bn Gibela factory seen as stimulating South Africa’s rail reindustrialisation
PASSENGER RAIL
Ground was officially broken on Friday at the site of a new 60 000 m2 manufacturing plant, which is being built by the Gibela consortium for the production of new passenger trains for the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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