Road Deaths

State knew about deadly taxis

Government bodies are culpable for fatal crashes after they signed off on illegal conversions of panel vans against the advice of manufacturer Toyota.

Peters says provinces need Sanral’s help

Recognising her department's challenges and Sanral's strengths, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the agency to oversee certain roads in SA.

Road death toll increases, minister corrects tally

The transport minister has corrected the number of people killed on SA's roads during the festive season, from 1 276 to 1 376.

Cellphones cause road fatalities

Workshop addresses road deaths and driver distractions

22 killed in De Doorns bus crash

Twenty-two people, including two children, have died after a bus veered off the Hex River Pass near De Doorns.

Festive season road death toll likely to rise

Another year of road carnage has been capped off with an estimated festive season death toll of 1 465.

Systemic change is needed to address road death toll

Despite a handful of initiatives to improve road safety during the festive season, the road death toll continues to rise.

Deadly N3 records 75% drop in road deaths

Toll operators say road deaths dropped by 75% during the 2011 festive season on the N3 highway between Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Holiday death toll lies at 1 475

Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele says at least 1 475 people died on South Africa's roads during the festive season.

Ndebele backtracks on call to seize drivers’ licences

The transport minister agrees it is unlawful to confiscate drivers' licences on the spot, but remains set on forcing reckless motorists off the road.

Minister tells traffic cops to confiscate drivers’ licences

It might be unconstitutional, but that hasn't stopped the transport minister from instructing police to confiscate the licences of traffic offenders.

More than 150 road deaths over Easter weekend

At least 151 people died in road accidents over the Easter weekend, according to figures released by the Road Traffic Management Corporation.


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