FIRES

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite...

Some evacuations in George as firefighters battle blaze, Outeniqua Pass closed

The Outeniqua fire remains active in Waboomskraal, on the slopes of the Outeniqua Mountain above Witfontein Plantation, as well as in Karatara

Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires

The timing of the recall, which was issued last month, is already the subject of a government probe

Miners rescued after a fire at Harmony Gold

The fire is believed to have started while maintenance work was being carried out on an air cooler.

St Francis Bay fire destroys over 100 homes

Kouga Municipality said the fire, which had burned down more than 100 houses in St Francis Bay, is now under control.

Springs fire: ‘They have lost everything’

Captain Johannes Ramphora on Monday described the scene of a deadly fire that killed 12 people at the Struisbult Care Centre in Springs as "terrible".

Signal Hill fire contained

An overnight veld fire on the slopes of Signal Hill above Cape Town has been contained, the city's Fire and Rescue Services said on Friday.

Dozens killed in Chile prison fire

A fire broke out at a prison in the Chilean capital early on Wednesday, killing 81 inmates and injuring many more.

Investigators probe Pretoria court fire

Investigators on Thursday sifted through burned-out remains of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court's third floor to determine what had caused a fire.

Blaze closes Pretoria Magistrate’s Court

A blaze that ripped through the third floor of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Wednesday brought the wheels of justice to a halt.

Fire at Pretoria Magistrate’s Court

Firefighters were battling a fire at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Wednesday afternoon.

Retirement-home fire: Death toll rises

Four more people have died as a result of a fire at a Nigel retirement home, raising the death toll to 22, the Gauteng health department said.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.