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Driving Africa

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

February 6, 2024

Fun and Games for 2024

Fun and Games for 2024 January 5, 2024 As South Africa says goodbye to another year, we are forced to concede that, unlike the...

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December 14, 2023

Transport and logistics in SA: well and truly broken

Transport and logistics in SA: well and truly broken December 1, 2023 Massive challenges abound within South Africa’s transport and logistics sector. NICK PORÉE...

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November 17, 2023

Rail-to-road rampage!

Rail-to-road rampage! November 7, 2023 It’s a perfect storm: poor management, idle locomotives, cable theft and ageing equipment have combined to bring Transnet to...

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November 1, 2023

FESARTA introduces training programme

FESARTA introduces training programme November 1, 2023 The Federation of East and Southern Africa Road Transport Associations (Fesarta) has introduced an innovative training programme....

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September 28, 2023

Conning the ship of state 

Conning the ship of state  September 27, 2023 There is an enormous difference between the words “conn” and “con”. If South Africa is going...

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July 28, 2023

Logistics in crisis!

Logistics in crisis! July 28, 2023 The South African economy and logistics system is underperforming at zero GDP growth and there are no plans...

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June 28, 2023

Are quality regulations an exercise in futility?

Are quality regulations an exercise in futility? May 31, 2023 An effective harmonised “quality regulation” system was mooted back in 2010. What has happened...

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May 31, 2023

Transport Skills and the Challenges of the SA School System

Transport Skills and the Challenges of the SA School System May 17, 2023 The transport and logistics systems in South Africa are facing critical...

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April 5, 2023

Road to Rail: The Elusive Holy Grail?

Road to Rail: The Elusive Holy Grail? April 5, 2023 Once again, we’re hearing that South Africa needs to move freight from road to...

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March 29, 2023

Strategic chaos

Strategic chaos March 9, 2023 South Africa’s transport and logistics industry is facing a challenging period of ideologically and politically induced “frictions” and obstacles...

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February 27, 2023

The Future of Freight Logistics in South Africa

The Future of Freight Logistics in South Africa February 16, 2023 The history of South Africa is too often described in terms of conflicts...

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January 19, 2023

Policy or Polly says?

Policy or Polly says? January 19, 2023 As we look forward to 2023, Nick PORÉE reviews the White Paper on National Transport Policy gazetted...

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