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.


Zip Zap circus cancels shows as Western Cape infections soar

Cape Town's Zip Zap Circus School is halting its season as Western Cape Covid-19 infections surge


Covid outbreak at Stats SA training session in Pretoria

Stats SA employees and contract workers attending a training course at a Pretoria hotel have been asked to stay in ...


More protection needed for whistle-blowers, says anti-corruption fighter

SA needs better protection for whistleblowers if the country is to win the fight against corruption


SAPS members arrested after gun battle in foiled Bryanston heist

A detective sergeant and a police administration clerk were arrested after a failed heist that ended in a hail of ...


Finding Covid-19 treatments is key as world pins hope on a vaccine

While Africa and the world wait anxiously for a vaccine against Covid-19, a global medical coalition is pushing ahead ...


Comair flexes its wings as Competition Tribunal approves merger

A relatively unknown company called Bidco has been given the green light to merge with troubled Kulula owner Comair ...


Eskom reports a R20bn loss — but the turnaround plan continues

Eskom saw its losses shrink slightly even as the embattled utility post increased revenues for the year.


Total makes second 'significant' gas discovery off SA coast

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


Opposition parties slam 'immoral' SAA bailout in Tito Mboweni's mini-budget

Broadsides came thick and fast as opposition parties opened fire on finance minister Tito Mboweni's medium term budget ...


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

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