Paul Ash Senior reporter

Paul Ash is a senior reporter at the Sunday Times, covering transport, environment and wildlife, farming, tourism and defence. He was a 14-year veteran of the paper's travel section before moving to the newsroom in 2020 to focus on writing, reporting and telling stories in sound.

Total makes second 'significant' gas discovery off SA coast

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French oil and gas giant Total announced a second major natural gas discovery off the coast of Africa on Wednesday.

Union blasts Transnet over R9.9 billion worth of irregular spending

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The United National Transport Union (Untu) has fired a broadside at Transnet after the SOE’s financial statements ...

Court hands down suspended sentences for cops who made false claims of racism

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Two SA Police Service (SAPS) warrant officers who falsely accused their station commander of racism were on Friday ...

Concern as Covid-19 infections surge in Joburg's Jewish community

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Johannesburg's Jewish community has seen a surge in Covid-19 infections in the past few days, the SA Jewish Board of ...

Cogta slams Emfuleni municipality as 'dysfunctional' as millions go missing

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Emfuleni Local Municipality is dysfunctional and showing no signs of improving.

Tourism operators beg government to rethink rules as tourist season looms

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Tourism operators have written an open letter to government begging for a meeting to fix travel regulations that they ...

SA will push ahead with NHI as country emerges from pandemic: Mkhize

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Health minister Zweli Mkhize has promised an aggressive “catch-up” drive to restore community health services and ...

Home affairs glitch puts brakes on passport and ID applications

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Unstable connectivity on the department of home affairs' live capture system has affected passport and ID applications ...

Mass retrenchments loom if leisure travel ‘does not open this week’

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The interprovincial travel ban is costing the sector about R748m a day and putting 600,000 jobs at risk

'It’s a safe haven in these uncertain times': Covid-19 sparks craving for Karoo

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The phones are ringing at estate agencies in small Karoo towns as city dwellers seek a safer life in the country.

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