Parliamentary committee wants better safety protocols after actor's death

2018-04-18 16:09

The Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture has called for better and safer working conditions in the arts industry, following the death of actor Odwa Shweni.

I'm waiting for daddy to do my hair - daughter of late actor Odwa Shweni

2018-04-18 09:34

Deputy chairperson of the South African Guild of Actors Adrian Galley has described actor Odwa Shweni as an activist and a very generous man.

WATCH: Easter road deaths edge up by 14% from last year

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande released the preliminary report of the 2018 Easter road campaign. Watch.

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Boy, 4, suffers serious burns after falling into tub of boiling water

2018-04-17 10:27

A four-year-old boy from Plastic View informal settlement in Moreleta Park, Pretoria, is in a serious condition in hospital, where he is being treated for burns to his legs and buttocks after falling into a tub of boiling water.

Four alleged 'Zama Zamas' die in dump truck accident

2018-04-15 20:44

Four alleged illegal miners have died and two are seriously injured, after a dump truck overturned several times, Limpopo police say.

Pregnant woman dies after being hit by train

2018-04-14 22:07

A pregnant woman has been killed when she was struck by a train next to the Camperdown Informal Settlement in Camperdown, KwaZulu Natal.

Young man devastated after siblings killed in Mpumalanga car crash: ‘We’ll always miss them’

2018-04-13 17:27

The accident in which Bra and Shannon died occurred on the P185 road between Evander and Secunda.

PICS: Multiple injuries after staff bus overturns in Cape Town

2018-04-12 08:32

A number of people have been injured after their company bus overturned in Bloekombos, Kraaifontein, a Cape Town official has said.

Three children die after wall collapses in abandoned Joburg building

2018-04-09 15:36

Three children have been killed when an unstable wall collapsed in a building that their families had been occupying, City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services says.

3 die on Western Cape roads

2018-04-07 09:07

Three people have died, and several others have been injured, in separate incidents on Friday.


21 dead as truck en route to Indian wedding crashes

2018-04-18 15:18

At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police say, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads.

Transport dept to push for reclassification of road offences, as Easter death toll increases

2018-04-17 19:08

The Department of Transport has decided to go ahead with its bid to reclassify all traffic offences as Schedule 5 offences in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, following the reckless driving recorded over the Easter holidays.

Easter road death toll up by 14% from last year

2018-04-17 12:32

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that 510 people died on South African roads over the Easter holidays.

Nzimande to release preliminary report on Easter road safety campaign

2018-04-17 06:24

A report by the Department of Transport will compare and analyse the successes and shortcomings of the 2018 Easter road safety campaign.

Woman dies, 17 hurt in horror Joburg crash

2018-04-15 14:02

A woman has died and 17 people have been injured in a horror crash on the N1 highway just before the Buccleuch Interchange in Johannesburg, Netcare 911 says.

Man dies after goods train drags car 60 metres

2018-04-14 14:28

A man has been killed when his vehicle was struck by a goods train at a railway crossing in Durban.

Taxi kills 2 children in KZN accident

2018-04-12 12:24

Police are investigating the circumstances around the deaths of two children who were hit by a minibus taxi in Newlands West, Durban.

Taxi knocks down, kills pedestrian in Joburg CBD

2018-04-10 09:39

Paramedics say the body of a man with serious head wounds has been found in the left-hand lane of Durban Street.

Driver killed after colliding with cow

2018-04-07 19:29

A man has been killed after he crashed into a cow on the R102 near King Shaka International Airport on Saturday, paramedics said.

Driver dies after wreck, truck hangs from bridge

2018-04-07 07:53

The cab of an 18-wheeler truck is dangling from a bridge and the driver is dead after a fiery collision involving several vehicles on an interstate near downtown Dallas.

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