Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa must account for the collision between two trains which happened at the Mountain View train station in Pretoria on Tuesday morning.
The former Prasa acting CEO, Collins Letsoalo has repeated his threat to sue the Sunday Times for publishing an article last year about his salary hike that was allegedly based on an Auditor-General’s report.
A full bench of judges at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein is expected to hear arguments on Thursday in a case between Swifambo Rail Agency and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has appealed to both the passenger rail agency, Prasa and the Railway Safety Regulator to find an out of court settlement in the interest of millions of metro rail commuters.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) says it will begin disciplinary proceedings against at least ten employees implicated in a number of reports including that of former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s 2015 derailed report.
Transport minister, Blade Nzimande has asked for an urgent meeting with the PRASA Management and Board to discuss the incident during which the Railway Gagency’s Board Chair, Khanyisile Kweyama was hijacked last week near her home in Johannesburg.