Resolution in contentious foreign driver dispute
The issue regarding the Department of Transport’s (DoT) proposed prohibition of foreign drivers who do not have a valid South African Professional Driver’s Permit (PDP) from driving a vehicle registered in South Africa, appears to have been resolved.
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Differing views on Shell's oil and gas exploration plans
South Africa runs the risk of paying a high price for ‘stranded assets’ if it allows new oil and gas fields to be explored and developed as the world moves towards renewable energy, but a massive spin-off could be job creation and cheaper fuel.
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Maputo Corridor – a costly crossing for trucking
A staggering R1.3 billion in lost revenue – that’s what delays on the Maputo Corridor have cost cross-border trucking companies so far this year.
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Know all you can about your vendors, Maersk tells importers
Importers should pay heed to the maxim that forewarned is forearmed, especially while Covid-19 continues to disrupt the global supply chain, says Maersk communications executive, Tom Boyd.
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Beitbridge corruption fence – latest
The infamous 40-kilometre fence, which is meant to help secure South Africa’s Limpopo River border with Zimbabwe, and which cost roughly R1 million per kilometre, has been vandalised in at least 122 places, and in certain areas parts of it have even been carried off for ‘repurposing’ elsewhere.
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Vessel suspected of trafficking humans raided in Spain
In the latest case of modern slavery at sea, eight Syrians have been saved from working under exploitative labour conditions after a supposed livestock carrier was raided in Spain’s Port of Cartagena.
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