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.

Health department probes theft of car accident patient files at Bara hospital

2016-09-29 22:09

Two people have been arrested and an internal investigation has been launched after the theft of files belonging to patients involved in motor vehicle accidents, says the Gauteng department of health.

RAF to pay 75% of damages suffered in hit-and-run case

2016-03-04 10:22

The Road Accident Fund has agreed to pay Msunduzi amputee and body builder Kiran Singh 75% of damages he can prove he suffered in a hit-and-run accident on Field’s Hill in 2012.

How much the Road Accident Fund costs you

2016-02-07 13:59

The bulk of the Road Accident Fund's revenue comes from a levy that you pay every time you fill up your tank at the petrol pumps.

Bill allowing for Road Accident Fund replacement published

2015-05-05 20:08

A new bill that provides for the replacement of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) with a new agency has been published for comment.


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.

Motorbike crash victim loses out on R500k claim

2016-06-03 12:21

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by a motorcyclist who claimed that the Road Fund Accident had made a mistake which cost him R500 000.

Firefighter who lost his leg claims R11m

2016-03-03 10:43

A KwaZulu-Natal firefighter and bodybuilder, whose left leg was amputated above the knee allegedly as a result of a hit-and-run accident in 2012, is claiming R11m from the Road Accident Fund.

UK sends new spy plane to Syria and Iraq

2015-07-16 22:01

Britain will send another spy plane to fly over Iraq and Syria as it edges towards joining US-led air strikes in Syria.

Matthew Lester: RAF, levies, ambulance chasers and the never-ending drunk cycle

2015-03-08 20:52

We need to find a solution because next year there won’t be room in the fuel price for another 50 cents RAF levy, says Matthew Lester.

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