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De Aar Major Development Launch


The Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe, and Transnet Group Chief Executive, Mr Brian Molefe will be launching a major initiative in De Aar on Mandela Day, in line with the company’s commitment to community upliftment.

The initiative, which includes a donation and refurbishment of property owned by Transnet, is part of the state-owned company’s Employee Volunteer Programme - an employee driven initiative.

For RSVPs, kindly confirm with Tlangi Mogale on

  • Tlangi.mogale@dpe.gov.za
  • 073 927 6116.

For media enquiries contact:
The Department of Public Enterprises Transnet Foundation

  • (012) 488 1520 / 072 488 1520
  • (011) 308 2457/ 078 098 9546
  • Richard.Mantu@dpe.gov.za
  • sibusiso.ngomane2@transnet.net
Comments (1)
  1. Brian:
    Sep 08, 2015 at 08:30 AM

    I was borne in De Aar and my family is still living there. De Aar was once a vibrant town before Spoornet decided to cut down/eliminate certain trains to pass through the town. I believe that that decision should be revisited as it will have the single biggest economic impact on the town





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