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Cosatu in Gauteng is worried about the extension of the e-tolling system to KwaZulu-Natal, the trade union federation said on Thursday. It proved that roads agency Sanral planned to roll-out the system to the entire country, the trade union federation’s Gauteng secretary, Dumisani Dakile, said in a statement. “The recent announcement that the

The fall-out from the business failure of MultiChoice rival On Digital Media, the owner of TopTV, continues unabated with news that the Industrial Development Corp has taken three of the pay-TV operator’s major shareholders to court seeking to recover more than R750m

Motorists should get ready for e-tolling on Gauteng highways by obtaining e-tags, the roads agency Sanral said on Sunday. “With the introduction of e-tolling on some highways in Gauteng set to start in the near future, motorists should get their e-tags and register

Almost five years after then communications minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri published South Africa’s first policy document on digital terrestrial television migration, the country’s broadcasting regulator will publish its final regulations. Needless to say these regulations have been a long time

E-tolling of Gauteng’s freeways could be a reality before Christmas in terms of time frames announced on Friday. Transport minister Ben Martins said Friday marked the beginning of the 30-day public consultation process, after cabinet agreed on revised

Auditor-general Terence Nombembe gave roads agency Sanral’s books the thumbs-up recently, although it is struggling against losses of more than R2bn because of financing costs on its tolling operations, thanks largely to the delay in e-tolling to pay for the Gauteng freeway improvement project

TopTV’s acting CEO, Eddie Mbalo, looked relaxed for someone who had been in the hot seat for eight months. He was thrust into the spotlight when the pay-TV broadcaster’s founding chief, Vino Govender, left in February. The broadcaster maintains the separation was amicable, but it is clear

Government would be “jumping the gun” if it announced e-tolling was to go ahead in Gauteng, trade union federation Cosatu said on Thursday. Should it do so, the federation’s opposition campaign would shift “back into top gear”, including its members

Cosatu threatened mass action on Thursday against e-tolling in Gauteng after the constitutional court overturned an interdict to halt the project. “We are going to resist it with every power we have,” general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi told reporters on the sidelines of Cosatu’s 11th national congress in Midrand

The constitutional court will hear arguments on Friday as to why it should overturn an interim interdict preventing e-tolling in Gauteng from going ahead. According to the interdict granted by the high court in Pretoria on 28 April, a full review first needed to be carried out before electronic tolling of Gauteng’s highways