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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

The looters living it up from PRASA millions

Makhensa Mabunda and Auswell Mashaba were at the heart of the corrupt deals

By Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 18 March 2024

The European company that profited from corruption at PRASA

Vossloh made R1.8-billion from a dodgy deal and has not paid back a cent

Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 14 March 2024

Thousands of people still living on Cape Town’s Central Line

This is in addition to the hundreds of families in shacks who were relocated from the railway line in Philippi in December


News | 14 March 2024

Ramaphosa suspends Dipuo Peters

But only for a month


Brief | 1 March 2024

PRASA relocation of railway line occupiers was illegal, claims City of Cape Town

Parliament hears that City issued a contravention notice to rail agency, despite being part of relocation discussions


News | 28 February 2024

Relocated railway line occupiers protest for water, electricity, and toilets

The families were moved in December to land owned by PRASA but the City of Cape Town is tasked with giving them basic services


Brief | 23 February 2024

Justice in limbo for another year as massive rail theft case stalls

A High Court review in the criminal case involving a former PRASA acting CEO accused of stealing 42km of railway line in the Eastern Cape, has yet to be set down for hearing a year after it was filed


News | 23 February 2024

#UniteBehind’s seven-year push for accountability at PRASA

The activist group is fighting legal battles to bring those responsible for the collapse of railway services to book

By and

News | 20 February 2024

President gives go-ahead to dig into corruption at PRASA

But it’s four years late, says activist


News | 19 February 2024