Truck Drivers

Africa’s largest truck stop

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is designed to give truck drivers a well-earned rest, for the safety of all road users

Transport retirement fund making its mark

The fund brings stability to people's lives and to help gear the country and its people for a brighter future

Foreign truck drivers terrified in SA

Many of them are intimidated by mobs demanding keys and identity documents

Violence exacts huge toll on lives and a R1bn loss in the freight sector

The Road Freight Association puts the cost of the ongoing attacks on trucks at about R1.2-billion with 1 200 vehicles and cargo destroyed

Best practices abound in transport sector

The Transport Sector Retirement Fund uses cellphone technology to regularly engage, inform and educate its members

On the road: Lifeline for sex workers and truck drivers emerges along trade route

A chain of clinics is helping to save lives on Malawi's border with Mozambique.

Letters to the editor: March 24 to 31 2016

Readers write in about capitalism, and owner-drivers.

Adventures of the men who man the 16-wheelers

Some stories of the road are not what one would expect.

Pinetown truck driver sentenced to eight years and 10 months

Sanele Goodness May pleaded guilty to: culpable homicide, fraud, entering SA illegally, being in possession of fake licences and two other charges.

Look ma, no hands!

Truck drivers and chauffeurs possibly face the chop thanks to advancements in technology.
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Weekend 101: Sparkly vampires and Mangaung

In this week's Weekend 101, the race for Mangaung becomes more interesting, the Spear is declassified and Twilight comes to town.

Nation under pressure as truck strike builds

The truck drivers' strike enters its fourth week and the transport industry has been stretched - but not yet to breaking point.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

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

Press Releases

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.

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