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South Africa’s transport network

South Africa has a modern and well-developed transport infrastructure. The air and rail networks are the largest on the continent, and the roads well maintained. The country's ports provide a natural stopover for shipping to and from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and both coasts of Africa.

Transport Month celebrates the ‘heartbeat’ of South Africa’s economy

“A resilient and fast-growing economy is at the heart of our radical economic transformation agenda and our National Development Plan,” Transport Minister Dipuo Peters...

Mandela: the name that will live on

From fossils to flowers, money to museums, and statues to streets, Nelson Mandela's name lives on in various ways throughout the world.

Sasol boost for women in mining

Coal line relief for Mpumalanga roads

The problem of coal trucks damaging the roads in Mpumalanga - a key province for South Africa's tourism industry - will become a thing of the past when the R5.2-billion Majuba railway line starts operating in 2016.
quick guide South Africa

The quick guide to South Africa

What languages do South Africans speak? Is South Africa a democracy? Are there big cities with modern amenities? Are the roads tarred? How far will my money go? ... You've got three minutes to spare? Here's the lowdown on why South Africa's going to surprise you.
Online resources to help pupils

Zenani Campaign: safer roads for kids

A campaign to reduce the number of children killed and injured in road accidents, while honouring the memory of Nelson Mandela's great-granddaughter Zenani, was launched in New York on Wednesday.

Crackdown to keep SA roads safe

Traffic officers have inspected more than 2-million vehicles on South Africa’s roads in the last two months, and they have a challenge to up their efforts throughout December 2010.
World Cup traffic control plan in place

Road 'accidents' mostly avoidable

Road ‘accidents’ mostly avoidable

Road accidents are a major and growing public health epidemic in low- and middle-income countries worldwide, a "disease" comparable in its destructive capacity to malaria and tuberculosis - yet one which, in most cases, is entirely preventable.


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