eHomeAffairs allows you to apply for an ID or Passport via the internet: Here’s how it works

By: ProBonoMatters South African citizens can now avoid long queues associated with applying for identity and travel documents at the Home Affairs stations by applying for these documents via the internet. This is courtesy of a new online system called eHomeAffairs. The system allows for South African citizens to apply for their Smart ID Cards … Read moreeHomeAffairs allows you to apply for an ID or Passport via the internet: Here’s how it works

Book online for your Drivers License, Learners, Professional Driving Permit: Here’s how it works

By: SATopShops You can now book online for your Drivers License test, Learners License, Professional Driving Permit (PrDP) and Drivers License Card Renewal and avoid the long queues associated with getting these licenses. This is after the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) launched an online booking platform recently in Gauteng. It plugs into the National Traffic Information … Read moreBook online for your Drivers License, Learners, Professional Driving Permit: Here’s how it works

New online booking system for licensing centers: Here’s how it works

By: SATopShops The transport department is rolling out a new online booking system for licensing centers with a mission of ending long queues and corruption. Plugging into the National Traffic Information System (NaTIS), the roll-out means that applicants can make an online booking for learner’s and driver’s license tests and to renew their driver’s licences. … Read moreNew online booking system for licensing centers: Here’s how it works

Gautrain workers’s battle is not over yet: They want to see financial statements

By Zoë Postman  and PBM The wage agreement between Gautrain workers and the operating company of the rapid rail link service, Bombela, is only the beginning of workers’ involvement in how the company is run, says the general secretary of the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) Dennis George. The unions, the United National Transport Union (UNTU) and FEDUSA, are still … Read moreGautrain workers’s battle is not over yet: They want to see financial statements

Gautrain strike is over: Full services resume Wednesday, 15 August

SATopShops South Africa’s rapid rail link, Gautrain, has announced that the strike by its workers which lasted for about two weeks is over and full services will resume  on Wednesday, 15 August. The Gautrain announcement noted that the strike came to an end after  the strike ended after the trade union leading the industrial action, … Read moreGautrain strike is over: Full services resume Wednesday, 15 August

Here’s the latest Gautrain schedule as strike continues

SATopShops Gautrain continues to run a limited service due to a strike action by its workers that started about two weeks ago. Here follows the latest schedule of the limited service: Thursday, 09 August: In light of the public holiday, the following reduced service will be available during the peak periods on Thursday, 09 August: … Read moreHere’s the latest Gautrain schedule as strike continues

Gautrain struggles to cope with numbers: Passengers are packed like sardines

By: SATopShops Using the daily experience of the reporter of this story, Gautrain seems to be struggling to cope with passenger numbers in the morning and has descended to a four-four type arrangement.  Most of the morning peak hours trains get to the Centurion and Midrand stations around 8am already overloaded. Passengers have to push and shove … Read moreGautrain struggles to cope with numbers: Passengers are packed like sardines

‘60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them’

City of Cape Town We have reached a point of no return. Despite our urging for months, 60% of Capetonians are callously using more than 87 litres per day. In summary: Day Zero is now likely 60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them Punitive tariff to force high users to … Read more‘60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them’