Tag: public transport

William Dachs on how COVID-19 is impacting Gautrain operations

CNBC Africa spoke with William Dachs, CEO of the Gautrain about a public transport outlook amid the COVID-19 crisis and how the Gautrain is faring during these times.

South African Transport Minister rescinds 100% taxi capacity

South African Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has rescinded his earlier decision of allowing taxis to carry a full load of passengers.

South Africa’s lockdown taxi regulations revised

“Public transport remains one of our biggest risk areas in the spread of the virus. We must therefore do everything in our power to protect both the citizens who rely on public transport and those who operate the system from exposure and possible infection,” reads the statement by South Africa’s Department of Transport.

Rwanda’s public transport to start using cashless payment system

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed technology company Altron, has partnered with Pascal Technologies to provide a seamless and integrated payment system for motorcycle public transport services in Rwanda. Managing Director of Pascal Technologies, Pascal Ndizeye, and Managing Director of Altron, Ike Dube join CNBC Africa to help understand the partnership.

Jambo Jet launches operations in Rwanda

Last week on the headlines, Jambo Jet launched operations in Rwanda, Korea Telecommunication Rwanda Networks invested more than $10 million in upgrading 4G and in the week ahead Altron – a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Technology company sets to launch public transport cashless payment solution in Rwanda. Journalist at the New Times, Hudson Kuteesa joins CNBC Africa on what is expected to make headlines this week.
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