The Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Transport departments are meeting to discuss the creation of a smart corridor between the two provinces.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation at 19h00 this evening on the developments in South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The address comes after a meeting with the President’s Co-ordinating Council on Tuesday.
A swift, efficient and cost-effective movement of commuters across all different modes of public transport. That’s the vision the Gauteng government is working on for an integrated or single ticketing transport system.
The illegal movement of undocumented foreign nationals known as ‘border jumpers’ is worsening around the Beitbridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says they are keeping a close eye on the movement of people in the eThekwini metro after Level 4 of the national lockdown came into effect on Friday.
South Africans have been given until Thursday to move between provinces for the purpose of returning to work or home.
Limpopo’s Transport MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya says there appears to be minimal movement of travellers as the country starts the Easter weekend amidst the national lockdown.
Ministers in the Security Cluster say public transport including minibus taxis, trains and passenger flights will come to a virtual halt when the 21-day lockdown takes effect at midnight tonight.
Hundreds of millions of Indians stayed indoors on Sunday, heeding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to citizens to self-isolate as authorities battled to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says new maritime regulations have come into operation regulating the movement of ships in and out of the country.