ARTICLES RELATING TO DEATHS

Notable deaths in 2018

2018-12-31 13:25

From soul diva Aretha Franklin to astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and former UN chief Kofi Annan, here are some of the notable figures who passed away in 2018.

Two men killed in violent road rage brawl

2018-08-14 08:49

A road rage battle between two men has resulted in their deaths; one by apparent homicide and the other was killed when a vehicle struck him down.

Death lurks in Eskom's murky air

2017-10-08 06:01

A new report reveals how our power stations are causing hundreds of deaths and days off sick every year.

2 stuntmen drown on movie set

2016-11-09 09:33

Two stuntmen who did not know how to swim have drowned after they jumped from a helicopter into a lake.

US motorcycle deaths: 10% increase in 2015

2016-05-19 07:08

A study done for a highway safety group says US motorcycle deaths spiked 10% in 2015 topping 5 000 for the first time since 2008.

Alarm over road deaths

2015-09-06 08:33

CORRUPTION at traffic licensing bureaus and crooked driving schools have been touted as major factors in the country’s growing list of road fatalities.

GM ignition problem 'killed 124 people'

2015-07-21 07:41

General Motors' nightmare caused by faulty ignition switches could leave a huge hole in its bank balance through compensation.

Dump truck falls off mountain: 17 dead

2015-06-10 10:14

South Africa is plagued by bakkie/truck crash deaths - but it's not just a local problem. A dump truck carrying children drove off a cliff - 17 died.

South Africa's dying babies

2015-04-16 21:15

Over 60 000 babies have either been born dead or died in the first week of being alive in the period 2011 to 2013, according to Statistician General Pali Lehohla.

WCape shocker: Child pedestrian horror clip

2014-10-22 15:58

The Western Cape government has launched its latest Crash Witness video which shows emergency services discussing the horrors of 'child pedestrians who have been run over'. WARNING: Disturbing visuals.

 

Five shocking celeb deaths of 2018

2018-12-20 13:12

These were the most surprising celebrity deaths of 2018.

Camera operator dies in Ghana on set of Netflix drama

2017-11-21 14:58

A British camera operator has died on the set of the BBC/Netflix miniseries The Forgiving Earth.

Western Cape roads remain lethal: Christmas long weekend claims 19 lives

2016-12-28 10:50

The Western Cape roads have claimed 19 lives this Christmas long weekend, despite several warnings and safety campaigns from the provincial transport department.

Boer Soek 'n Vrou contestant dies

2016-09-12 12:27

A popular farmer from the kykNET reality series, Boer Soek 'n Vrou, has died.

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Celeb deaths in 2015

2015-12-28 14:12
Here's a look back at the celebrities that have passed away this year.

Here's a look back at the celebrities that have passed away this year.

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No.1 killer in Gauteng revealed...

2015-09-04 11:22

Gauteng is one of SA's most dangerous provinces but gun violence is not the biggest killer. Mortuary figures reveal how you're most likely to die...

2 killed, 60 hurt in Limpopo bus crash

2015-07-13 08:39

Another bus and bakkie crash has left two people and almost 60 people injured. When will the carnage end on SA roads?

Sapref shutdown brought forward after worker dies

2015-04-20 14:15

A planned shutdown at the Sapref plant co-owned by Shell and BP, will be brought forward to this week after a worker died in hospital following a flash fire.

US flu epidemic causes 15 kids' death

2015-01-05 12:03

In the US, the flu has killed 15 children this season and more deaths are expected.

Modern Family guest star dies at age 55

2014-10-16 07:35

Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as Lone Star and comedic parts in TV shows like Modern Family, has died.

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