Plane Crash

Footballer Sala’s missing plane found — investigators

​The missing plane carrying Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been found, investigators said on Sunday

Crashed Lion Air jet had air speed indicator glitch on fatal flight: official

​An Indonesian Lion Air jet that plunged into the Java Sea last week, killing all 189 on board, had an airspeed indicator problem on its fatal flight

Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash

"Sixty-five passengers and six crew members were on board, and all of them died," Russia's office of transport

Emirates Airline plane crash-lands in Dubai after catching fire, passengers safe

An Emirates Airline flight from India caught fire after making an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday

Bodies from Indonesian plane crash recovered from jungle

The bodies of all 54 people killed when their plane crashed in Indonesia have been recovered from a jungle site and their remains flown to Jayapura.

Crashed Indonesian plane found ‘destroyed’, no survivors

A plane that crashed in eastern Indonesia was found on Tuesday "completely destroyed" with the bodies of all 54 people who had been aboard.

Pilot honoured as TransAsia death toll rises to 31

The TransAsia plane which crashed on Wednesday apparently missed built-up areas, thanks to the pilot. Meanwhile, the search is still underway.

Divers recover second AirAsia black box recorder

Experts now have essential tools to piece together what brought AirAsia Flight 8501 down.

Fifth piece of AirAsia wreckage believed to be found

Amidst reports of bad weather, the fifth large underwater object believed to be part of plane AirAsia QZ8501 may have been found.

Searchers find ‘big parts’ of crashed AirAsia plane

'Big parts' of the ill-fated AirAsia Flight QZ8501 have been found in the Java Sea off the island of Borneo late on Friday night.

Bodies found near site of AirAsia plane’s disappearance

Indonesian officials on Tuesday spotted six bodies from the AirAsia flight that disappeared two days earlier, and recovered three of them.

Swedes reopen UN’s old wounds

Stockholm is seeking a new probe into the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld in Zambia 53 years ago.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences