Tongaat Mall

Tongaat mall plans rejected four times

Earthworks plans for the Tongaat Mall, outside Durban, which partially caved in last year, were rejected four times, heard a commission of inquiry.

Fatal Tongaat mall collapse caused by missing steel

Missing steel bars needed to reinforce a beam holding a concrete slab at the ill-fated Tongaat mall were missing, an inquiry has found.

Inquiry commission investigates Tongaat mall collapse

A commission of inquiry will begin investigating events leading to the collapse of the Tongaat mall, which killed one person and injured dozens.

‘Singh company’ in social housing row

Internal auditors condemn massive state funding 
given to builder linked to Tongaat mall collapse.

Metro considers forced demolition of Tongaat mall

Following the fatal, partial collapse of a mall in Tongaat, the eThekwini municipality is considering trying to force the demolition of the structure.

Editorial: Colluding at the expense of the poor

Was it a surprise that a half-built shopping mall collapsed in Tongaat? No. Could it have been avoided? Yes.

Collapsed Tongaat mall construction group awarded R101m tender

Gralio Precast, responsible for the collapsed Tongaat mall that killed one person and injured 29 others, has been awarded another R101-million tender.

Rescue workers call off search for Tongaat mall survivors

Rescue officials say there are no more construction workers trapped beneath the collapsed shopping mall north of Durban.

Tongaat mall collapse: Culpable homicide case to be opened

After the roof of a mall in Tongaat collapsed, killed one person and injured 29, KwaZulu-Natal police say a culpable homicide case will be opened.

Tongaat mall: Construction shouldn’t have continued

Following a deadly roof collapse in Tongaat, an official says the mall contractors, who were taken to court, should have stopped working on the site.

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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

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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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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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