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10 January 2019 5:36 AM Rescheduled fixture offers Kaizer Chiefs much needed relief

Cape Town - The Absa Premiership have come to the aid of Kaizer Chiefs by agreeing to reschedule one of their upcoming fixtures. Chiefs secured a 2-0 victory against Wits at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday evening but will now jet off to Zambia to face Zesco United in the CAF Confederation Cup. The match at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium is set for Sunday 30

03 January 2019 8:27 AM Austrian woman killed when train hits car driven by husband, 81

Police say an 81-year-old woman died and her husband was injured after a freight train hit their car at a crossing in northern Austria. The accident happened on Wednesday morning at Micheldorf, between Salzburg and Vienna. Police said in a statement that the husband, also age 81, drove the car onto the crossing for reasons that remained unclear and stopped 31

31 December 2018 10:32 AM Arson attack not ruled out in latest Joburg train fire

Gauteng Metrorail suspects arson may have been behind Monday's train fire in Mayfair, Johannesburg, which left a trailer and a motor coach worth R8m gutted. Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng on Monday said there was no casualties in the latest incident. In October, two coaches also belonging to Metrorail were set alight on separate platforms at the Germiston 32

21 December 2018 12:20 PM Richards Bay coal line cut with blowtorch in act of 'sabotage'

Police are investigating a case of sabotage after the Richards Bay coal export rail line was on Thursday cut in half with a blow torch, causing the derailment of 51 wagons carrying coal. The 51 wagons were part of a jumbo 200 wagon coal train headed for Richards Bay Coal Terminal. Transnet, in a statement on Friday, said that no one was injured in the derailment 40

20 December 2018 7:18 AM Man hospitalised after being knocked down by train in Fordsburg

A man has been knocked down by a train in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, but managed to survive. According to Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst, the emergency response unit reacted to reports of a collision on Carr Street in Fordsburg at 17:15 on Wednesday. "Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male sustained serious injuries after being struck 47

20 December 2018 6:56 AM WATCH: Tackling Tata Madiba’s history in the Eastern Cape

There is an importance in preserving history, in working to make sure that the future generations can be aware of what happened in the past and to learn from it. Nelson Mandela believed in legacies, in creating a better future for those that come after us. Twin Mosia, from the Free State, was selected as one of News24’s 100 Young Mandela’s earlier this year. Twin, a former 11

14 December 2018 12:54 PM Prasa closes Pretoria train station for 40 days for maintenance

If you take a train from Metrorail's Bosman station in Pretoria as part of your commute to work, you'll need to consider other modes of transport. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) will be carrying out maintenance at the station, completely closing it to the public for at least 40 days. Gauteng Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng 38

10 December 2018 5:14 PM PICS: Stunning Miss Universe national costumes you have to see!

Cape Town - Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, showcased her blue crane inspired costume at the Miss Universe national costume show on Monday. Tamaryn's light blue costume was accompanied by a headpiece and train made out of feathers. Tamaryn's costume was created by the same designers who created, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters' national costume 130

29 November 2018 6:06 PM Train collides with truck at Norway crossing; several hurt

Police in Norway say a train has collided with a truck at a crossing in southern Norway, injuring several people. Aage-Christoffer Lundeby, a press spokesperson for Norwegian Railways who was travelling on the train, told the Norwegian News Agency NTB on Thursday that there were about 100 people on board. He said three or four windows broke from the collision 40

26 November 2018 1:07 PM India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

As Mumbai marked the 10th anniversary of attacks that killed 166 in India's financial capital on Monday, the United States made a new reward offer for information on the 2008 siege. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that those who planned the attack had not been convicted. He called on Pakistan to implement sanctions against those 38