Zuma declares December 27 a public holiday

2016-09-19 14:42

President Jacob Zuma has declared December 27 this year a public holiday after an appeal from the Federation of Unions of South Africa.

DJ Black Coffee says he was speeding to ‘family emergency’ in Maserati

2015-12-27 12:13

Award-winning house DJ Black Coffee says he was on his way to a “family emergency” when he was arrested for speeding at 200km/h in his blue Maserati.

This is no Baywatch, says Camps Bay lifeguard

2015-12-22 08:13

In the 17 years he has been guarding the Mother City coastline, no one has drowned under Mzikayise Jacobs’s watch.

Teen killed, family injured as car plunges down embankment

2015-12-20 13:45

A vehicle carrying a father and his six children has plunged down an embankment near Bazley Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, killing a 15-year-old girl.

Gisbson's gourmet burgers and ribs

2015-11-02 11:39

Grab some grub at Gibson's this summer.

Baby killed as car ploughs into pedestrians

2014-12-30 12:37

A baby has been killed and eight people injured when a car ploughed into a group of people in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

3 dead as bakkie collides with truck

2014-12-28 09:14

Three people have been killed and three others injured when a bakkie and truck collided on the N12 in Westonaria near Carletonville, paramedics say.

Accidents: 1 dead, 2 critical this Christmas

2014-12-25 10:30

One person has died and two left in critical condition following road accidents around the country this Christmas.

Festive fatalities down - transport minister

2014-12-24 15:59

There has been a 35% reduction in road deaths and a 42% reduction in crashes since the start of the 2014 festive season compared to the same period last year, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Pedestrian killed in KZN accident

2014-12-24 12:11

A man has died after being hit by a car near Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday morning, emergency services say.


Nearly 1 800 killed on SA roads during festive season

2016-01-12 12:00

Nearly 1 800 people died in road accidents during the festive season, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Teenager drowns in Inanda Dam

2015-12-22 09:23

Divers have recovered the body of a teenager who drowned in a dam near Durban.

Three die in multiple vehicle collision outside De Doorns

2015-12-22 08:08

Three people have died and at least three others have been injured in a collision outside De Doorns in the Western Cape.

Festive season road death toll drops slightly

2015-01-09 14:46

Road fatalities declined by 0.6% in the past festive season to 1 368, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says, expressing dissatisfaction with the high number of deaths.

1 dead, 2 injured in KZN truck accident

2014-12-30 07:29

One person has been killed and two injured after an eight ton truck overturned on the R102 in Verulam near Durban, paramedics say.

5 die after car overturns in Free State

2014-12-25 12:10

Five people including a 3-year-old child have been killed after their car overturned and rolled near Reddersburg in the Free State on Thursday, paramedics say.

Chinese university bans ‘kitsch’ Christmas

2014-12-25 07:28

A university in north-western China has banned Christmas, calling it a 'kitsch' foreign celebration unfitting of the country's own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead.

Alleged hijacker killed in Vaal crash

2014-12-24 13:51

An alleged hijacker has been killed in a collision between a car and truck in Vanderbijlpark in Gauteng, paramedics say.

3 killed in crash near Grasmere Toll Plaza

2014-12-23 09:34

Three people have died and seven others were injured in an accident near the Grasmere Toll Plaza on the N1 in Johannesburg.

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