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Tribunal must decide who is telling the truth - Mlambo or Makhubele

Final oral arguments heard on whether Makhubele is guilty of gross misconduct for allegedly chairing PRASA board after being appointed judge


Law | 22 July 2024

PRASA fined R25,000 by City of Cape Town for contravening zoning laws

Temporary relocation of families occupying central line contravened municipal by-laws


Brief | 22 June 2024

Families fear eviction from old train yard

Some have lived in “Oya Town” near Maitland Station for eight years


Photo Essay | 28 May 2024

PRASA has failed to fix East Rand train stations

From Boksburg to Springs, stations remain in ruins


News | 17 May 2024

Commuters battle to get refunds after Cape Town train lines suspended

Metrorail power failure affects Cape Flats and Southern Line commuters on Tuesday


News | 8 May 2024

Transport minister says Central Line will now be fully operational in May

Minister celebrates recovery of rail corridors with train trip from Fish Hoek to Cape Town station


News | 23 April 2024

No public transport relief in sight for Tongaat workers as PRASA passes the buck

Tongaat residents struggle to afford to get to work since trains to Durban stopped operating four years ago


News | 23 April 2024

Trains are running again on Metrorail’s Southern Line but the embankment needs attention

The Transport Minister is due to catch a train from Fish Hoek to Cape Town on Tuesday

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News | 22 April 2024

Macassar residents “will fight tooth and nail” against PRASA’s plan to relocate shack dwellers

Hundreds marched on Saturday to protest against PRASA’s plan to move shack dwellers occupying the Central Line to Macassar


News | 15 April 2024

Get the trains running immediately, say protesters

Cape Town commuters march from Heideveld train station to the station in Nyanga


Brief | 3 April 2024

Cape Town commuters return to Southern Line as service improves

Progress on restoring full service to other lines lags behind


News | 3 April 2024

Legal setback for PRASA whistleblower

Fired head of legal Martha Ngoye’s reinstatement overturned on appeal


Law | 28 March 2024

Former PRASA board members should be declared delinquent, says SCOPA chair

Irregular and possibly corrupt security contracts led to the widespread destruction of South Africa’s rail network


News | 26 March 2024

Railway line occupiers complain to Parliamentarians about lack of water

SCOPA hears of the substantial obstacles blocking the reopening of Cape Town’s Central Line


News | 21 March 2024

NPA to seize property belonging to PRASA fraudster

Former engineering head Daniel Mtimkulu had his salary more than doubled after fraudulently claiming a doctorate and a job offer from a German firm


News | 20 March 2024

The lawyers and auditors who cashed in on corruption at PRASA

Audit firm to be investigated by regulator

By Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 20 March 2024