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BUSINESS

News updates and headlines 1 July 2020

Prasa spokes person,Makhosini Mgitywa accounced Metrorail operations will resume as of today,1 July 2020.Passengers must wear facemasks and observe social distancing regulations when arriving at the stations.Too ensure masks are worn at all times,no eating or drinking is allowed on the train.Hawkers are prohibited outside station gates,on platforms and on the trains itself.Updated timetables have been made availble. The EFF is calling on President Ramaphosa to reinstate the level 5 ban.They are worried about

  1 year ago ago
News updates and headlines 1 July 2020

BUSINESS

Metrorail Back on Track on Wednesday: Here are the Timetables

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa(Prasa) will resume its services on Wednesday under strict conditions. Makhosini Mgitywa , Prasa spokesperson said that commuter trains will operate 4 lines nationally. In Gauteng trains will only operate between Piennarspoort and Pretoria stations from 5am to 9am and later between 3pm and 7pm. In the Western Cape trains will operate between CapeTown and Retreat Stations from 5am to 9am and later between 3pm and 7pm. In the Eastern Cape, trains will operate on both the

  1 year ago ago
Metrorail Back on Track on Wednesday: Here are the Timetables

POLITICS

Free movers and new gatherings challenging surveys signal political change - Mgitywa

JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) hosts enrolled more than 30 new political gatherings, and the quantity of autonomous applicants has practically multiplied, with more than 1,700 of them partaking in the forthcoming surveys in precisely three weeks. Political pundit, Makhosini Mgitywa, said that the expansion in the quantity of free thinkers and non-customary ideological groups challenging in the current year's nearby government decisions was an indication of electing change.

  1 month ago ago
Free movers and new gatherings challenging surveys signal political change - Mgitywa

BUSINESS

Prasa carrying for the poor:See what they are doing

It has been proven to be very difficult for vulnerable people of our country since the lockdown started. Prasa had to stop all of their operations due to a stringent lockdown we had in late March. This has left prasa to be more vulnerable to vandalism as their stations were left without any security personnel. Prasa is now introducing diesel locomotives to ensures that passengers are still able to travel to their respective destinations irrespective of the cable theft that has been happening.Some lines are starting

  1 year ago ago
Prasa carrying for the poor:See what they are doing

CRIME

Illegal mining equipments used to steal railway says PRASA spokesperson

crime in south africa has taken a toll,the criminals are very well equipped to commit every crime you can think of.south african police services has an enormous work to crackdown a crime. The Passenger Rail of south Africa's spokesperson Makhosini Mgitywa has asserted that PRASA in collaboration with the police has arrested 6 men in connection with the stealing of the prasa equipment.the citizens are being so concerned and wondering at how fast the railway systems are being destroyed and little did they know

  1 year ago ago
Illegal mining equipments used to steal railway says PRASA spokesperson

POLITICS

Government has Appointed a Committee to deal With issues of Hiring Foreign Workers in South Africa.

South Africans have been complaining for some time now about foreigners taking their jobs in a variety of industries. Foreigners have also been accused of crimes, from entering the country illegally, drug trade, prostitution, human trafficking, fraudulent activities, etc. The recent high level of vandalism and looting of railway, Prasa infrastructure has also been proved that 90% of the arrested suspects are foreign Nationals. It was revealed by  Makhosini Mgitywa, Prasa spokesperson during an interview on

  1 year ago ago
Government has Appointed a Committee to deal With issues of Hiring Foreign Workers in South Africa.

COVID

Prasa Resumes Services After Three Months

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) will on Wednesday resume it's limited services with stops at key stations, this comes after three months of closure due to lockdown regulations, On Tuesday, Prasa had announced that Pienaarspport to Pretoria station will operate,  from 05:00 to 09:00 and 15:00 and 19:00 in the afternoon, as it is one of the approved four lines to operate in the country. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula along with Prasa administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo and Prasa CEO Nosipho

  1 year ago ago
Prasa Resumes Services After Three Months

BUSINESS

Prasa accused of squeezing SMMEs

An employer association in the private security industry has accused the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) of squeezing out small to medium enterprises after the parastatal failed to pay service providers for over five months. The Association of Private Security Owners of South Africa (Tapsosa) said Prasa's actions were tantamount to exploitation of "historically disadvantaged black owned companies" in the private security sector.  Tapsosa president Jones Maphalaphathwa said some of the affect

  1 year ago ago
Prasa accused of squeezing SMMEs

CRIME

Watch: Stolen copper cables, mining tools retrieved in Gauteng crackdown

South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) has made a big breakthrough in its fight against infrastructure theft and vandalism, recovering properties worth millions of rand. PRASA is a state-owned company responsible for much of the country's passenger rail services. Six people were arrested and are currently in custody at the Florida Police Station. Officials at the state-owned entity followed up on an investigation into the theft of some of their properties , particularly copper cables and signaling devices.

  1 year ago ago
Watch: Stolen copper cables, mining tools retrieved in Gauteng crackdown