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Saboa News

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

February 6, 2024

Expectations for 2024

Expectations for 2024 January 16, 2024 The average new year’s resolution lasts just 3.74 months, according to the Forbes Health/One Poll survey for 2024. Only...

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December 14, 2023

2023: Tough on bus operators

2023: Tough on bus operators December 8, 2023 This year has not been an easy one for bus operators in South Africa. SHARMINI NAIDOO...

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November 17, 2023

“Please Remit Beer, Brooms, or Stones…”

“Please Remit Beer, Brooms, or Stones…” November 13, 2023 Back in AD 69, Emperor Vespasian generated significant revenue by taxing the trade in urine...

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October 24, 2023

To regulate, or not to regulate

To regulate, or not to regulate October 24, 2023 Questions abound when it comes to the future of the Transport Appeal Tribunal (TAT), writes...

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September 28, 2023

No new money…

No new money… September 18, 2023 To prevent a total collapse of South Africa’s finances, the National Treasury has requested that government departments implement...

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August 26, 2023

Burning buses: becoming the norm

Burning buses: becoming the norm August 24, 2023 At least five people were killed in the violence accompanying the Cape Town taxi strike that...

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July 28, 2023

Navigating political uncertainty

Navigating political uncertainty July 21, 2023 Policy uncertainty increases risk, garners negative investor sentiment, inhibits growth, and impedes clear decision making and forward planning....

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June 28, 2023

Never a dull moment…

Never a dull moment… June 21, 2023 The Minister of Transport tabled the Transport Budget Vote last month with an allocation of R79.565 billion...

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May 31, 2023

The Times They Are a-Changin’

The Times They Are a-Changin’ May 16, 2023 The month of May has seen much happen in the bus and coach industry as well...

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May 3, 2023

Farewell to a bus and coach legend

Farewell to a bus and coach legend May 2, 2023 Bazil Govender, SABOA’s executive manager, is leaving the association at the end of April....

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March 14, 2023

SABOA collaborates to promote safety and recognise bus drivers

SABOA collaborates to promote safety and recognise bus drivers March 14, 2023 This year, some key initiatives will bring the bus and coach industry’s...

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February 27, 2023

Is it time for change?

Is it time for change? February 16, 2023 This month, the Southern African Bus Operators’ Association (SABOA) hosted a two-day bus and coach industry...

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