The national rail system of SA is in serious trouble – PRASA had nearly 50 collisions and Transnet had nearly 1,000 last year alone! The ANC have some serious explaining to do and is is not Jan van Riebeeck or apartheid’s fault, but lack of maintenance!

Railway engineer and analyst Dr Willem Sprong says the rail network can still be saved, but only just.

With only three months left on their contracts, the Passenger Rail Agency SA’s (Prasa) board still has time and money to fix the failing agency.

This is according to railway engineer and analyst Dr Willem Sprong, who is technical director for railway engineering at Gibb Engineering.

Sprong has over 20 years’ experience in the industry.

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Attacks on elderly more and more brutal each week – Elderly woman’s face crushed in after savage farm attack in Free State

A savage farm attack took place at Bloemspruit in the Free State Province. The attack was tweeted by Ian Cameron of AfriForum on 6 December 2018. An elderly female victim (70) was attacked on Tuesday afternoon, 4 December 2018. The SA Police Service detectives only started investigation on scene on the Wednesday morning.

The victim had her face crushed in by the attacker and she is currently in ICU in Bloemfontein. There is no other information available at this stage and there have been no arrests.

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“Your time is up, white people” – SA National Assembly sets date for white farmer land grabs – March 2019

SOUTH African Government has set a date for when its much-criticised land expropriations can begin after a politician declared: “Your time is up, white people”.

The country’s National Assembly approved a proposal to change the constitution to make the so-called reforms legal in a vote of 183 to 77.

This paves the way for land to be taken from farmers without giving any kind of compensation.

And now lawmakers have agreed to set up a committee that will write and introduce a new bill for land expropriations.

A deadline of the end of March next year for the committee to present its first report to parliament has also been agreed.

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