N3 crashes: one dead, three serious

2016-01-28 12:11

Two separate accidents on the N3 left one person dead, one family in a serious condition and 14 others with minor injuries on Wednesday.

Head-on collision: Victims’ family struggling to cope

2016-01-27 09:16

The family of four men killed in a head-on collision say they are battling to deal with their loss.

Seven killed on KZN roads in rainy weekend

2016-01-25 11:30

Seven people died in two gruesome collisions near Pietermaritzburg this weekend during rainy weather.

Popular Durban cop killed in shooting range accident

2016-01-21 12:00

A Durban policeman died after being shot in a “freak accident” at the Pietermaritzburg shooting range on Wednesday morning.

City two killed after plunge

2016-01-19 13:03

Two Msunduzi electricity workers plunged to their deaths on Sunday evening while repairing street lights in Pelham.

Maritzburg United's Mondli Cele dies in car accident

2016-01-17 08:58

Maritzburg United midfielder and fan favourite Mondli Cele (27) has died after the car he was travelling in veered off into the Duzi river on Park Drive, Pietermaritzburg.

Labour Wrap: How death kills us financially

2015-10-01 08:45

South Africans tend to spend more time and resources on planning for death rather than life, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Buried alive: Workers build 'road over' drunk man

2015-09-22 08:38

A drunken man was reportedly buried alive after he fell into a pothole and construction workers built a 'road over him', report Indian authorities.

Losing my mom meant finding my dad

2015-08-19 10:34

Violet Online shares how her mother's passing affected her relationship with her father.

Dust to dust: the rising demand for a natural burial

2015-07-17 09:12

More and more people are rethinking traditional burial methods. Fathima Simjee asks why – and what constitutes a ‘natural’ burial?


Artist’s death ‘is a huge loss to military history in SA’

2016-01-27 10:32

The body of the man found in the Duzi River last Friday has been identified as world-renowned military uniform artist Andy May.

Why it's a good idea to insure your spouse

2016-01-26 14:29

Most couples neglect to take out life insurance for each other. This can expose your family to unnecessary financial risk, says Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life.

Tributes pour in for shot man

2016-01-25 11:15

Friends and family gathered at Akesh Singh’s home on Sunday to pay tribute after he was allegedly shot by a relative on Wednesday during an altercation.

‘They were in excruciating pain’ — first aider tells of electricians’ fall

2016-01-20 12:38

“Overwhelmed and shocked” at the deaths of two municipal workers who plunged from a hydraulic lift on Sunday, the first-aider who was first on scene yesterday spoke to The Witness about the workers’ final moments.

Maritzburg mourns Cele

2016-01-18 12:50

Bafana call-up and local fan favourite Mondli Cele netted his final goal on Saturday before his celebrations took a tragic turn.

Labour Wrap: Lessons from the former workshop of the world

2015-11-26 07:28

After a visit of more than six weeks to the UK, Terry Bell maintains there are many similarities today between South Africa and its former colonial master.

Mechanic dies in freak accident

2015-09-26 08:26

A mechanic died in a freak accident when a car he was working on fell on top of him and crushed him.

#RIPJustin: IndyCar driver Wilson dies

2015-08-25 08:14

The motorsport world mourns the death of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson who died after suffering a severe head injury during a race in Pennsylvania.

Mailbox: Death – when it is hard to understand

2015-07-26 09:51

The Elon Musk story around school bullying not only went viral on Biznews, but it also brought back some memories for many, especially around school bullying.

I lost my lover, friend and better half

2015-06-08 10:17

This courageous reader shares how losing her husband has affected her, and how she copes.

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