State of South Africa’s transport SOE’s under the spotlight: Dept of Transport

(SAMSA File Photo)

Pretoria: 26 November 2021

South Africa’s transport sector State entities’ contribution to the country’s economic reconstruction and recovery comes under national focus late morning on Friday, in Johannesburg, where Minister of Transport, Mr Fikile Mbalula is scheduled to present an assessment report.

According to the Department of Transport, the consolidated presentation will focus on performance of transport entities, clustered in terms of modes including aviation, roads, rail and maritime.

These include, specifically; the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA),Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA); South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL), Ports Regulator of South Africa (PRSA), Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS), Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (C-BRTA), Railway Safety Regulator (RSR), Road Accident Fund (RAF), Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA), Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)

Participants during the session, led by Mr Mbalula, include his deputy, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga who recently returned to the portfolio; Transport Ministry’s acting Director-General, Mr Mthunzi Madiya, chief executives and board chairpersons of the institutions concerned, as well as related business and institutions’ representatives.

The event billed for the Sandton Convention Centre on Friday is scheduled to start at 10am and, as has become standard, will also be transmitted live online via this link:


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