Capetonians loot beer truck

Booze-loving Capetonians thought Christmas came early this year when an SA Breweries truck lost its load southeast of the city centre‚ on Wednesday morning. Nearby residents rapidly began stripping the truck of its cargo‚ running off with crates of beer and calling bystanders to do the same. The road was[…]

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Refugees found in refrigerated truck in Bulgaria

At least 129 refugees have been found in a refrigerated truck on the Bulgarian border with Turkey, according to a Bulgarian state news agency report. The refrigerated truck driven by a Turkish citizen attempted to enter Bulgaria at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint with Turkey, Sofia News Agency reported on[…]

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Truck crash causes traffic nightmare on N2

A truck crash on the N2 leaving the Cape Town CBD on Friday morning caused a major traffic back-up. The truck jack-knifed on Hospital Bend and spilled diesel on the road, said Cape Town traffic spokesperson Maxine Jordaan. Traffic had been diverted to Main Road, said Jordaan. The wet weather[…]

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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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