After long cold winters of discontent, South Africa is enjoying a stream of good news that’s heartening those open minded enough to absorb it. For instance, after years of abuse, the national broadcaster and the national airline have both been “uncaptured” with a similarly positive process happening at Eskom and other state owned enterprises. The...Read More
The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its public Wi-Fi service with the launch of the second phase of the project which will see an increase to over 200 internet hotspots. “Today we launched Phase 2 of Tshwane Free Wi-Fi, over 200 new sites with capacity for 5 000 users per site (total capacity...Read More
In honour of the youth of 1976, all military veterans would be afforded free services, the Department of Military Veterans announced on Monday. These included access to free health care services, education support for them and their dependents, business support, creation of job opportunities, skills development as well as the provision of decent houses, said...Read More
The Department of Transport says it will, over the next financial year, focus its energy on investing in developing the road, rail, maritime and aviation infrastructure networks in order to help unlock the full potential of the economy. Addressing the Select Committee on Economic and Business Development in Parliament on Wednesday, Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga...Read More
Written by James Miller Home Affairs has more than halved the average time it takes for a person to get an Identity Document, thanks to the implementation of its turnaround strategy. Detailing the success of the turnaround strategy, Deputy Director-General Avril Williamson said the department was able to reduce the turnaround time for an ID...Read More
Taxis will become a less prominent part of Joburg’s CBD with the introduction of the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele handed the BRT Rea Vaya Phase 1A bus operating company to taxi industry shareholders on Monday. The taxi industry and the City of Johannesburg have had ongoing disputes about...Read More
Steuart as a Speaker
Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'