Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «train»

24 February 2018 6:52 AM 8 charged in murder of SA wildlife conservationist in Tanzania

Johannesburg - A US -based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder Wayne Lotter, who was shot in Dar es Salaam last year. The PAMS Foundation on Friday congratulated police and prosecutors in the East African nation and said it is relieved that the suspects 16

23 February 2018 10:00 AM Charred body found in boot of burning car at train station in Cape Town

Cape Town – The charred body of a woman was found in the boot of a burning BMW at Diep River railway station in Cape Town on Thursday evening, police said on Friday. "After the fire was extinguished, the burnt body of a female was found in the boot of the vehicle," police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said. Earlier that day, 57-year-old 18

21 February 2018 3:50 PM WATCH: Guns, diesel and dust: SANDF demonstrates its military capability

Bloemfontein – The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) trains hard during peacetime so that there will be less blood during wartime. This is according to SANDF Chief General Solly Shoke, who was speaking during the military's military capability demonstration on Tuesday. Soldiers manning Olifant Mk1B Battle Tanks and Ratel Infantry Combat Vehicles 31

15 February 2018 8:00 AM 'Shock, devastation' following MDC leader Tsvangirai's death

Cape Town - Acting Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa has expressed "shock and devastation" following the death of the party's president Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai, 65, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer. Tsvangirai, who founded 30

13 February 2018 12:34 PM Wowza! Check out Melinda Bam on the cover of Women’s Health!

Cape Town - Women’s Health on Tuesday announced that former Miss SA and TV personality Melinda Bam will be its March cover star. Those attending Women’s Health Fit Night Out (read more below) on 17 February will be the first to see the hot new issue and will also have the chance to meet Melinda. Fans of SABC 3’s Tropika Island of Treasure (#TIOT8) already 33

12 February 2018 10:53 PM One killed, 22 injured in Austrian train collision

Vienna - Two passenger trains collided Monday in central Austria, killing one person and injuring 22 others, the police told AFP. Police said the accident happened a little before 13:00 (12:00 GMT) at Niklasdorf station in Styria province. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined. A train company spokesperson said the trains involved were a local 27

12 January 2018 11:01 AM 11-year-old becomes youngest person to swim from Robben Island to Cape Town

Cape Town – An 11-year-old girl from Jeffreys Bay on Friday morning became the youngest person ever to swim the 7.9km distance between Robben Island and Big Bay in Blouberg, Cape Town. Abriella Bredell took this challenge upon herself to raise money for the Red Cross Children's Hospital. In an April 2017 Facebook post, Bredell wrote: "My goal is to swim the Robben 42

09 January 2018 9:11 AM Train crash leaves more than 200 injured

Johannesburg – A train crash at the Geldenhuys train station in Germiston, left more than 200 commuters moderately injured on Tuesday morning, ER24 has confirmed. Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that one of the carriages had derailed, but had not overturned, spokesperson Russell Meiring said. "Once the patients have been treated, they will be transported 28

06 January 2018 6:01 AM White supremacist faces terror charge after train stopped

Nebraska — A white supremacist accused of stopping an Amtrak train in Nebraska has been charged with terrorism. Documents unsealed Wednesday in US District Court in Lincoln show 26-year-old Taylor Wilson, of St Charles, Missouri, is charged with terrorism attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems. The eastbound 34

04 January 2018 10:00 AM UPDATE: Reports of at least four deaths in Free State train crash

Johannesburg - Paramedics have reported that at least four people have died after a passenger train crashed into a truck and another vehicle near Kroonstad in the Free State on Thursday morning. "Forty passengers are reported to be injured with four fatalities confirmed at this stage," Netcare911 spokesperson Tebogo Magoro said. ER24 spokesperson Russel 34