Plane Crashes

Two arrested in UK over online image of Sala’s body

The photo claims to show the post-mortem examination of Sala's body in Dorset, southwest England, which was carried out on February 7

Cardiff striker Sala ‘concerned about plane’ in final audio message

Police on the British island of Guernsey resumed the search on Wednesday for a missing plane carrying Premier League player Emiliano Sala

Indonesian Lion Air plane crashes into sea with 189 passengers, crew

The jet vanished from radar just 13 minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital, plunging into the ocean

Two floating objects could be Malaysia Airlines wreck

Two objects possibly related to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been sighted in the southern Indian Ocean.

No South Africans on missing Malaysia Airlines plane

The department of international relations says no South Africans were on the Malaysia Airlines jet, which vanished with 239 people on board.

Bodies extracted from Lanseria plane wreckage

Rescue workers have removed three bodies from the wreckage of a light aircraft that crashed at Lanseria International Airport on Monday morning.

Tourists and pilot die in Kenya plane crash

Four people, including two German tourists, have died after a plane they had chartered crashed in the famed Masai Mara game reserve.

Scores feared dead as airliner crashes in Pakistan

A Pakistani airliner with at least 131 people on board has crashed in bad weather near Islamabad's international airport.

Three dead, scores injured in US air show crash

A vintage fighter plane plunged into the grandstands on Friday during a popular air racing show, in Reno, killing three and injuring 56 people.

Chile air force plane with 21 aboard crashes

A Chilean air force plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean killing all 21 passengers on board, including a popular local television host.

Air France crash blamed on pilot error

Pilots could have saved the plane after it lost speed readings, according to French air investigation report into 2009 accident.

Forty-four killed in Russian plane crash

A Russian passenger jet crashed in heavy fog and burst into flames on a highway in north-western Russia on Monday night.


Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

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.

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