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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.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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