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23 February 2018 5:03 PM Two shot dead by Zimbabwe police in minibus clash

Harare - Zimbabwean police said on Friday they had shot two people dead and injured four others during a confrontation in the capital Harare over a ban on commuter minibuses in the city centre. City authorities on Thursday banned minibuses from using pick-up points in central Harare in a move to tackle traffic congestion, angering both drivers and passengers 60

23 February 2018 3:00 AM Audi takes back the lead in 2018 Readers Car of the Year poll

Cape Town - The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) announced the finalists for the 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition earlier in 2017. Testing for the SA Car of The Year took place at the end of January at Kyalami racetrack, along with on-road driving in Midrand and static evaluations. The top cars follow a vote cast by a 26-member 57

21 February 2018 2:53 PM Sugary drinks tax a go, plastic bag levy up

Cape Town - South Africans will be paying more for sugary drinks from April 1 this year. Officially called the “health promotion levy”, the tax on sugar-sweetened beverages aims to reduce South Africans' sugar consumption in an effort to control the high obesity rate. It amounts to a tax of 2.1c per gram of sugar per 100ml, above 4 grams per 100ml. The new tax is expected 60

19 February 2018 7:26 PM France urges UN top court to dump E Guinea case

The Hague - France accused Equatorial Guinea on Monday of wanting to "paralyse" French criminal procedure in a top-level corruption probe, as it urged judges to throw out a case against it before the UN's top court. Malabo has dragged Paris before the International Court of Justice in a bitter diplomatic row, accusing it of violating the diplomatic immunity 62

19 February 2018 9:34 AM Charlize Theron talks about her SA car racing roots

Cape Town – Charlize Theron stole the show at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 over the weekend. The South African beauty waved a green flag to start the 500-mile race wearing sexy black leather skinnies and a black Patti Smith tee. In an interview with, Charlize - who is the race's honourary starter - talked about 290

18 February 2018 11:00 AM Utopia or nightmare? The answer lies in how we embrace self-driving, electric and shared vehicles

London - Emerging transport disruptions could lead to a series of nightmare scenarios and poorer transport systems unless we have sensible and informed public policy to avoid this. Of course, some foresee a utopian scene: self-driving electric vehicles zipping around our cities serving all our transport needs without road accidents or exhaust fumes 82

08 February 2018 12:06 PM Driver jumps out of truck before crashing into multiple vehicles

Cape Town - A driver allegedly jumped out of a truck before it crashed into a number of cars in Durban Road in Bellville, Cape Town. According to tweets from people in and around the area, the driver abandoned the truck after experiencing brake failure shortly after 12:00 on Thursday. Maxine Bezuidenhout from the City of Cape Town's Traffic Services 60

26 January 2018 8:43 AM Defective airbags: Toyota SA to recalls more than 700 000 cars

Johannesburg - Toyota South Africa Motors said on Thursday (Jan 25) it has issued a notice to recall more than 700 000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years. The Japanese automaker said the recall was needed to replace front airbag inflators produced by parts firm Takata that had been found to have a potential 70

24 January 2018 3:28 PM Protesters barricade, stone vehicles on Lenasia road

Johannesburg – Protesters from Thembelihle informal settlement, south of Johannesburg, barricaded the K43 road on Wednesday afternoon and stoned passing cars, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said. JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the K43, in Lenasia, had been completely blocked off and was a "no go zone due to the violence of the protests 39

16 January 2018 7:57 PM 48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

Berlin – A bus carrying children to school in southern Germany hit multiple cars and then slammed into the side of a building without braking, injuring 48 people early Tuesday, including 10 seriously, police said. The injured were 43 children and the bus driver, as well as other adults who were aboard the bus, said Mannheim police spokesperson Christoph 66