Stellenbosch student injured during hike

2017-03-26 15:57

An 18-year-old student has sustained multiple injuries when he took a 5m fall from a mountain outside Stellenbosch.

Paragliders crash into Lions Head

2017-03-23 18:59

A German tourist and a South African man have crashed into Lions Head while tandem paragliding in Cape Town Wilderness Search and Rescue said.

PE lift hit floor with 'earth-shattering noise' after plunging from 4th floor

2017-03-23 10:32

A Port Elizabeth police officer says a lift with seven SAPS employees in it sounded like an iron trolley hurtling down a flight of stairs at high speed as it plunged from the 4th floor.

Mother accidentally drives over toddler, killing him

2017-03-22 13:05

A 3-year-old Free State boy has died after his mother accidentally drove over him.

20 commuters injured after 2 taxis collide in Durban

2017-03-22 10:44

Two minibus taxis have collided in Durban, injuring 20 commuters, Marshall Security has said.

Cape Town divers resume search for 3 missing beachgoers

2017-03-20 12:29

Police divers are continuing their search for three men who went missing at two Cape Town beaches over the weekend.

Toddler, woman burn to death in horror crash

2017-03-19 12:36

A four-year-old girl and a woman, aged 25, burnt to death following a horrific collision over the weekend on the N1 just outside Makhado, Limpopo police have said.

Woman electrocuted while fixing plug

2017-03-16 22:47

A woman believed to be in her 40s has died in Bophelong, Vanderbijlpark, after being electrocuted while fixing a plug, paramedics say.

2 killed by lightning in KZN

2017-03-16 13:32

Two people have been killed by lightning in Nwedwe, the KwaZulu-Natal co-operative governance department says.

'Did they find him yet?' - friend of toddler trapped in mineshaft

2017-03-15 11:16

A friend of Richard Thole, whose body is yet to be retrieved from a mineshaft in Jerusalem, an informal settlement in Boksburg, keeps reliving the last time he saw the 5-year-old.


Boy, 12, critically injured in Verulam hit-and-run

2017-03-23 19:53

A 12-year-old boy who is deaf and mute is in a serious condition after a car knocked him down in Verulam, Durban.

15 school kids hurt in Durban taxi crash

2017-03-23 17:44

Fifteen primary school children have been injured when their school transport collided with a pole in Cato Manor, Durban.

7 hurt as lift plummets four storeys in PE

2017-03-22 19:35

Seven people have been injured when a lift at the Mount Road police station in Port Elizabeth plummeted four storeys.

Boy, 6, killed by bus in Durban

2017-03-22 11:04

A 6-year-old boy has been killed in Durban after he was hit by a bus, according to paramedics.

Multiple vehicle pile-up on the N12

2017-03-21 11:05

Dozens of vehicles have been involved in a pile-up on the N12 near Putfontein in Gauteng, after heavy mist apparently obscured their visibility.

Artist Barend de Wet has died

2017-03-19 18:30

South African visual artist Barend de Wet has died, his long-time friend Brett Murray confirmed.

Father drives over own baby with bakkie

2017-03-17 16:40

An 11-month-old baby from Delft, in Cape Town, has died after her father accidentally drove over her with his bakkie.

Minibus collision in Rustenburg leaves 6 dead, 4 injured

2017-03-16 18:41

Six people have been killed and four seriously injured after a truck collided with a 26-seater bus on the N4 near Rustenburg, say paramedics.

Multiple-vehicle collision in Durban leaves 1 dead, 5 injured

2017-03-15 21:48

One person has been killed while five others have been injured in a multiple-vehicle collision on the M7 near Winston Churchill Drive in Pinetown, paramedics say.

Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 38 - officials

2017-03-13 07:55

A bus speeding away from a hit-and-run accident has plowed into dozens of street musicians in northern Haiti, killing 38 people, officials have said.

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