ARTICLES RELATING TO SAFETY

'It seems I am always on standby' – acting SAA chief

2019-10-12 10:24

It has been a tough period for airlines in southern Africa and the rest of the continent, acting SAA CEO Zuks Ramasia said on Friday.

Your car is still the safest in the Northern Cape and Limpopo - even after massive spikes of hijacking in both provinces

2019-09-19 17:01

Analysis by an insurance company shows the probability of being hijacked or having your car stolen remains lowest in two provinces that saw spikes of more than 27% in carjackings last year.

SA Express will never fly an aircraft that is not airworthy! - Interim CEO

2019-09-11 21:33

Airports Company South Africa's decision to ground SA Express aircraft in August was over outstanding debt and not non-compliance with safety standards, members of Parliament heard.

Police officers need guns even when off-duty, to protect themselves

2019-08-25 07:08

Police officers carrying their guns while off-duty place them at risk and exposes them to theft, according to Gun Free South Africa.

South Africa’s construction industry could become safer. Here’s how

2019-08-14 06:02

Globally, construction accounts for about 7% of employment, but 30-40% of all work-related fatalities, says Patrick Nwabueze Okonkwo.

Tinder launches new safety feature for LGBTQ users when traveling to 70 countries where being gay is still illegal

2019-07-25 12:03

Dating app Tinder has unveiled a new 'traveller alert' aimed at LGBTQ users who may face danger when travelling abroad.

There is a panic button for South African Uber users – here’s how it works

2019-06-24 11:43

This comes after years of intimidation and violence from especially meter taxi drivers.

Holistic solution for urban management

2019-06-13 10:13

Streetlights out? A dodgy car in the neighbourhood? This local company created a platform that helps people to report incidents. And it helps service providers to respond proactively.

Improving safety must be top priority for African aviation – expert

2019-06-02 18:09

Improving safety should be the top priority for the aviation industry in Africa, says the regional representative of the International Air Transport Association.

#SaferCarsforAfrica: How safe is Honda's popular Amaze on our roads?

2019-05-29 13:00

The Honda Amaze is incredibly popular in SA but just how safe is the popular sedan on our roads? Find out in the latest #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results.

 

IN NUMBERS: How SA's spend on safety stacks up against the world's most violent countries

2019-09-22 08:24

According to the 2018 Global Peace Index, SA spent 17% of GDP on homicide alone.

The South African Police Service has quietly launched a crime-fighting app – which asks for your name and address before you submit tipoffs

2019-09-18 09:31

The My SAPS app, which lists police stations and allows for anonymous tipoffs, quietly appeared in app stores, and it may not be entirely ready for use yet.

SEE: Need a car to protect your family? Here are some of the safest budget cars in SA

2019-08-26 15:00

In the market for a new family car? Want a safe vehicle for your child? We take a look at some of the safest budget cars in South Africa.

Lawyer: You can sue if your child is injured at school

2019-08-15 12:53

"If your child is injured at school or during extra-curricular school activities due to negligence on the part of the school, you may be able to pursue compensation for your child’s personal injury," says Kirstie Haslam of DSC Attorneys.

Ramaphosa must deploy soldiers to ensure our safety – Prasa workers

2019-07-26 10:13

Unionised workers at Prasa have embarked on a nationwide strike calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take steps to ensure a safer working environment and a safe and reliable train service for commuters.

Staying away from FaceApp so your data is secure? Too late

2019-07-19 13:23

The hype around FaceApp privacy is misplaced, says Marelise van der Merwe. But don't let that reassure you.

Making the world a safer place

2019-06-20 10:21

Durban-based security group Trellidor Holdings uses franchising to expand its sales footprint across the globe.

8 things you probably think make you safer when you travel that don't

2019-06-11 11:26

Though you might not realize it, bringing extra cash and posting about your trip on social media may not make you any safer on your travels.

Boeing Max 8 accidents put aviation reputation in the spotlight - industry expert

2019-06-02 13:01

Aviation safety is always a top priority and the numbers categorically show that flying is safe, says the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

#SaferCarsforAfrica: Here's how safe Toyota's Avanza really is in SA

2019-05-29 11:30

Just how safe is Toyota popular Avanza on our roads? Find out in the latest #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results.

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