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Fourteen learners from Refano Primary and four from Mahlenga Secondary died in the accident; seven others survived and were admitted at various hospitals.
Accident victims recover in hospital

Wednesday 26 April 2017 16:40

One of the victims of last Friday's accident in Verena in Mpumalanga, where 20 people died, is recovering at a Pretoria hospital.


Gauteng Education Department MEC, Panyaza Lesufi.
Gauteng education dept to work on cross border scholar transport

Tuesday 25 April 2017 14:11

The Education Department in Gauteng has established a joint team to find cross border solutions with regards to transporting learners to school.


Motshekga urges better transport, safety for school children

Monday 24 April 2017 19:27

Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged parents to ensure they use vehicles that comply with the requirements of scholar transport as set out by the department.


DNA tests to be conducted on taxi crash victims

Sunday 23 April 2017 19:19

Only one of the twenty victims of Friday's crash near Groblersdal in Mpumalanga could be identified.


Govt to assist families of pupils who died in horrific taxi accident

Saturday 22 April 2017 16:12

Government says it will provide counselling and assist with funeral costs to parents of 19 primary school children who died in a head-on collision in Verena, Mpumalanga.


The minibus taxi carrying the children caught fire on impact.
President Zuma saddened by lives lost in Bronkhorstspruit crash

Saturday 22 April 2017 11:17

President Jacob Zuma says he's saddened by the deaths of 20 people when the minibus-taxi they were travelling in crashed into a truck outside Bronkhorstspruit in Mpumalanga.


Motorists to blame for high amount of road deaths: RTMC

Friday 21 April 2017 20:35

The Road Traffic Management Cooperation has blamed motorist behaviour for the 51% increase in the 2017 Easter road death toll.


 Nick Durandt managed more world champions than any other South African trainer and manager.
Legendary boxing trainer Nick Durandt dies in accident

Friday 21 April 2017 18:31

South Africa is in shock following the passing of legendary boxing trainer Nick Durandt.


The twenty children had been inside a mini-taxi when it collided with a truck.
20 people mostly school kids die in Gauteng accident

Friday 21 April 2017 16:20

A total of 20 children have died when a minibus-taxi collided with a truck at Bronkhorstspruit in Gauteng.


235 South Africans died during 2017 Easter weekend

Friday 21 April 2017 15:50

The road fatalities for 2017’s Easter long weekend has increased compared to last year at the same time.


Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi, says more than 2 800 people were arrested over the Easter long weekend.
Over 60 000 offenders charged during Easter long weekend

Friday 21 April 2017 12:50

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi says over 60 000 motorists were charged with various traffic offenses during the Easter long weekend.


KwaZulu-Natal transport authorities are still trying to get more information on an accident that killed ten people in Port Shepstone.
Easter road death toll rise as KZN accident claims 10 lives

Monday 17 April 2017 21:47

At least ten people have been killed in a horror crash on the N2 near Port Shepstone on Kwazulu-Natal's south coast on Monday.


Two of the four people who died in the KwaZulu-Natal accident are women.
Three killed, 27 injured in KZN accident

Monday 17 April 2017 18:27

Three people have been killed and 27 others critically injured in a collision between two taxis on the N3 north bound, near the Mooi River Toll Plaza in the KZN midlands.


 The bus was on its way to Nkandla when the driver lost control and it veered off the road.
KZN authorities investigating bus accident which killed 15

Sunday 16 April 2017 21:09

KwaZulu-Natal Transport officials are investigating whether the driver of a bus that killed 15 people on Saturday had given control of the wheel to a friend.


The accident took place in Ntunjambili near Nkandla.
Bus accident toll rises to 14

Saturday 15 April 2017 22:01

The death toll in the bus crash in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands near Nkandla has risen to 14.


The cause of the accident is not known at this stage.
Bus crash claims 12 lives

Saturday 15 April 2017 15:07

At least 12 people have been killed and another 13 injured in a bus accident at Untunjambili in KwaZulu-Natal.


Twelve killed in North West road crash

Sunday 9 April 2017 08:40

Twelve people have been tragically killed in a road accident on the Wolmaranstad-Ottosdal road in Mahikeng, North West.


KZN car crash claims five lives

Saturday 1 April 2017 10:48

Five people have died after their vehicle overturned in Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu Natal south coast.


A collision between a truck and a taxi has claimed ten lives.
Ten die in E Cape crash

Sunday 5 March 2017 20:28

Ten people have lost their lives in a crash on the R63 between Bhisho and Komga in the Eastern Cape


Mohlala family losing hope to find child's body

Friday 3 March 2017 21:17

A week after a child fell into a mine shaft his body is yet to be recovered while his parents have given up on their child being found alive.


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