accident

At least 10 injured as cars collide in CT

A total of 10 people sustained minor to critical injuries in a collision between two cars on the N2 Sir Lowry’s Pass in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon. ER24 paramedics as well as other services arrived on the scene and found two people trapped in one of the vehicles. They[…]

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15 hurt after taxi rolls on Cape coastal road

Fifteen people were injured on Tuesday after a taxi rolled down an embankment on Baden Powell Drive in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. ER24 paramedics, along with Metro services, arrived on the scene and found the taxi lying on the side of the road. On[…]

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1 dead, 26 injured in Cape Town bus accident

One person has died, one suffered serious injuries and at least another 25 suffered minor to moderate injuries in a collision involving a bus on Lansdowne Road in Phillipi in Cape Town on Tuesday, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Chirta Bodasing said in a statement on Tuesday that it was believed[…]

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Chabane plot man released on warning

The man who made allegations on Facebook that late Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was assassinated was released on a warning by the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Thembani Chabane, who reportedly claimed to be a relative of the late minister, was released by Magistrate Mohamed Shaik on[…]

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Sibiya hurt in accident

Suspended Gauteng Hawks boss Shadrack Sibiya was injured when his car overturned and rolled, his lawyer Victor Nkwashu said on Friday. “I was with him in the vehicle… it overturned and rolled. I am fine and working as we speak,” Nkwashu said. Unnamed sources told The Star the car was[…]

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Chabane to get official funeral: Presidency

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane will receive a category one official funeral at the weekend, the presidency said on Tuesday. “The minister will be accorded an official funeral,” spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement. Zuma ordered that the national flag be flown at half-mast at all flag[…]

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Police probing Chabane crash

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, through the Road Traffic Management Corporation and the police, is investigating the cause of the crash in which Public Service Minister Collins Chabane was killed, her office said on Sunday. “[The minister] is saddened by the untimely death of the Minister of Public Services and Administration,[…]

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41 dead in Tanzania road accident

At least 41 people have died after a long haul truck rammed into a bus in the Iringa region of Tanzania, officials said Wednesday. It’s not clear how many people are injured, said regional police commissioner Ramadhan Mungi, but survivors had been rushed to Iringa Hospital. Efforts to free some people[…]

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Anni’s father’s arm severed in accident

The father of honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani has had an arm ripped off in an industrial accident, his family confirmed on Wednesday. Vinod Hindocha, 65, whose daughter was kidnapped and murdered in South Africa in 2010, had his right arm severed just below the shoulder as he was fixing[…]

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