Eastern Cape lawyer accused of defrauding health dept of R30m, granted bail

2019-02-15 22:30

An Eastern Cape lawyer, who is accused of defrauding the Department of Health to the tune of R30m through the submission of false negligence claims on behalf of mothers, has been released on R80 000 bail.

Road Accident Fund fuel levy requires 'large increase'

2018-10-24 14:39

Treasury has warned that the 30c/l fuel levy increase for the Road Accident Fund earlier in the year is not enough, and further large increases may be needed.

How to claim from the Road Accident Fund without a lawyer — in 3 steps

2018-07-25 10:38

Victims of road accidents have been urged to skip forgo lawyers and claim directly from the Road Accident Fund.

Cops to probe 'fraudulent claims' about RAF acting CEO

2018-05-11 18:10

The Road Accident Fund suspects a "fraudulent document" may be behind allegations that acting CEO Lindelwa Jabavu’s academic qualifications were falsified.

Can workers demand better working conditions through strikes?

2017-11-09 07:49

The looming strike at the Road Accident Fund raises the question when workers are allowed to down tools, and to what extent they are protected, writes Tertius Wessels.

PMB tax advisor denies he took millions from RAF victims

2017-10-31 21:32

A tax advisor, who was entrusted with millions of rands paid out to car crash survivors by the Road Accident Fund, is now accused of refusing to say where the money has gone.

Alleged RAF 'quadriplegic conman' says condition 'comes and goes'

2017-08-25 20:03

Alleged Road Accident Fund conman Mohamed Ebrahim - accused of R6m fraud by pretending to be a quadriplegic - says his condition "comes and goes".

KZN man 'pretended' to be quadriplegic to allegedly defraud RAF

2017-08-16 20:54

This week former policeman Mohamed Ebrahim walked unaided into the dock of a Durban court to face charges of defrauding the Road Accident Fund out of R6m by allegedly "pretending" he is a quadriplegic.

RAF makes a new offer to striking workers

2017-04-21 17:34

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union says it will consider the Road Accident Fund’s new salary increase offer.

Numsa's RAF claims 'ludicrous', demands 'unreasonable'

2017-03-17 14:52

The Road Accident Fund says union Numsa's claims that is in a "shambles" are "ludicrous", and maintains its reasons for embarking on a strike are unreasonable and without merit.


5 state companies to watch in Budget 2019

2019-02-11 13:32

Treasury is likely to give an update on government's financial obligations to struggling state-owned enterprises, when it releases the Budget.

Sanral bears brunt of lack of government clarity on e-tolls

2018-08-21 12:08

Sanral has collected R5.6bn less in e-toll fees than budgeted mostly because there is no clarity from government about the future of the system, Parliament has heard.

You are now paying 12% of every litre of petrol to the insolvent Road Accident Fund - its share has almost doubled in a decade

2018-07-04 09:21

The fund posted a R34,7 billion loss in 2017, compared to the R33,3 billion it received mainly from tax on fuel.

Fuel and Road Accident Fund levies going up

2018-02-21 14:11

Increases in the general fuel levy and the Road Accident Fund levy, largely expected by economists, are likely to bring in R1.22bn in additional revenue.

EXCLUSIVE: Advocates who fleeced RAF get go-ahead to reapply for admission to Bar

2017-11-06 10:14

The Pretoria Bar has been split during a recent vote to readmit four attorneys who were disbarred in 2011 after being found guilty of fleecing millions from the Road Accident Fund.

Cash-strapped RAF needs urgent overhaul - acting CEO

2017-10-13 11:31

Road Accident Fund acting CEO Lindelwa Jabavu says change is an urgent necessity in the cash-strapped fund, as claims liabilities rose by 22% to R188bn this financial year.

Relatives of alleged RAF quadriplegic conman appear in court

2017-08-23 22:42

Three relatives of former policeman Mohamed Ebrahim have been arrested and appeared in court.

Maswangany: Nothing strange about legal action against Acsa

2017-06-23 17:57

The transport ministry’s legal team is looking into a letter received from the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for certain directors at Acsa to be removed.

Numsa vows to intensify RAF strike as talks fail

2017-03-29 13:34

Union Numsa says it will intensify a strike at the Road Accident Fund after talks to resolve an impasse between the two parties failed.

RAF to pay refugee nearly R4m after accident

2016-11-09 22:18

A former spaza shop owner who fled South Africa because of xenophobic violence will get almost R4m from the Road Accident Fund for a crash in 2011 in which he was injured.

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