Building Collapse

Anger mounts after deadly Marseille building collapse

The structural risks of the buildings and others like them were widely known, but that city officials did little when alerted about them

Nigeria building collapse: ‘Obtaining DNA is extremely difficult’

Genetic testing to identify the remains of South Africans killed in the building collapse has not been easy, according to a new report.

Nigeria: Patients discharged from hospital after building collapse

Six people who were injured in the fatal accident have been released from an SA hospital and have been cleared of any dangerous infections.

TB Joshua’s church: Built, like others, on shifting sands

Scaffolding for hire is just a small sign of a large informal industry.

Smiles and prayers as Nigerians U-turn on co-operation

TB Joshua’s church has turned from attacking potential rescuers to helping them. So has Nigeria's government but it’s a case of too little too late.

Nigerian president visits collapsed building site, vows to investigate

President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to investigate the cause of a building collapse, which has left at least 86 dead.

Uncertainty over SA deaths after Nigeria church collapse

SA government believes 300 South Africans were visiting the Lagos church, but it was not clear how many were on the spot when the tragedy struck.

Tongaat mall plans rejected four times

Earthworks plans for the Tongaat Mall, outside Durban, which partially caved in last year, were rejected four times, heard a commission of inquiry.

Fatal Tongaat mall collapse caused by missing steel

Missing steel bars needed to reinforce a beam holding a concrete slab at the ill-fated Tongaat mall were missing, an inquiry has found.

Building collapse reveals cracks in India’s construction industry

A building collapse, which has left 15 people dead in the resort state of Goa, has drawn attention to safety standards amid India's construction boom.

Collapsed Tongaat mall construction group awarded R101m tender

Gralio Precast, responsible for the collapsed Tongaat mall that killed one person and injured 29 others, has been awarded another R101-million tender.

One dead, 29 injured in Tongaat mall roof collapse

One person is reported dead and 29 injured so far after a roof collapse at a shopping mall in Tongaat, north of Durban.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories