Car Accidents

Drivers, law enforcement and pedestrians urged to do more to combat road fatalities

​Although there was a 2% decrease in fatal crashes from 2016 to 2017, the number of annual fatalities due to car accidents has increased dramatically

Pupils are condemned to death road

Parents depend on often unroadworthy vehicles to get their children to school because provincial departments are not fulfilling their obligations

Driven to kill: How alcohol fuels the carnage on SA’s roads

As the country mourns Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere, it is time for all those who drink and drive to ask whether they are part of the problem.

Over 900 killed on SA’s roads this December

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has said more than 900 travellers have been killed on South Africa's roads so far this December.

Ten killed in Karoo accident

Ten people, including two children, were killed on Tuesday when a taxi burst into flames on the N1 between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka.

Taxi driver appears in court following horror crash

The driver of the taxi involved in last week's horrific Cape Flats level-crossing accident appeared briefly in a magistrate's court on Tuesday.

Taxi driver arrested following Cape horror crash

Police on Sunday arrested the driver of a taxi that crashed into an oncoming train, claiming the lives of 10 children.

Mandela family identify driver in fatal crash

The car in which Nelson Mandela's great grand-daughter died was driven by the son of the boyfriend of one of the former president's daughters.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it