Road Accident Fund’s Media and Public      Relations Unit

 

                Linda Rulashe: Senior Manager Media & Public     Relations. 

         Tel: (012) 621-1605.

         Mobile: 083-386-3929. 

         Email: LindaR@raf.co.za

 

               Thandeka Ngwenya: Media and Public Relations    Specialist.

         Tel: (012) 649-2163.

         Mobile: 084-719-0989. 

         Email: ThandekaNg@raf.co.za

 

             Boniswa Matshoba: Marketing and Public       Relations Specialist. 

        Tel: (012) 649 2172.

  Mobile: 073 146 7417.

  Email: BoniswaM@raf.co.za

 

          Ernest Nkuna: Media & Public Relations Officer.  

         Tel: (012) 649-2220.

         Mobile: 084-074-5782. 

         Email: ErnestN@raf.co.za​


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NATIONAL TREASURY PROVIDES FINANCIAL RELIEF TO THE RAF
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The additional Fuel Levy allocated to the Road Accident Fund (RAF) has come as a welcome albeit temporary relief to the organisation, including thousands of claimants and their families, and will make it possible for the Fund to continue delivering on its public mandate. . Read More...
RAF BANK ACCOUNT ATTACHMENT LIFTED
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The Road Accident Fund’s (RAFs) bank account attachment by Sheriffs of the Court have been lifted and payments to claimants, service providers, stakeholders and caregivers have resumed. The attachment obstructed payments to the value of approximately R550 million to various stakeholders. . Read More...
ROAD ACCIDENT FUND PAYMENTS ON HOLD
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The Road Accident Fund (RAF) regrets to inform claimants, service providers, stakeholders and caregivers that payments have ground to a halt due to the RAF’s bank account being attached by the Sheriff of the Court. This is a result of a few legal firms whose actions have disrupted an established cash management plan which now inconsiderately prioritises them over those who have patiently been awaiting payment. . Read More...
HIGH FESTIVE SEASON DEATH TOLL TROUBLING
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The scourge of car crashes and related fatalities has reached disturbing proportions and if not curbed by all road users will continue to place untold strain on South Africa.Speaking after today’s release of the alarming festive season accident statistics by Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters, . Read More...
AWARD WINNING RAF BRINGS CARING SERVICES TO NKOWANKOWA
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The Road Accident Fund (RAF) celebrated yet another award by taking its 66th successful outreach programme ‘RAF on the Road’ to Nkowankowa Community Hall in Nkowankowa, Tzaneen, yesterday (Saturday, 30 October). Residents started queuing as early as 05h30 for the much needed services of the RAF. Read More...
 
RAF CEO VOTED THE BEST IN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AWARDS
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The Road Accident Fund (RAF) has been honoured with another accolade after the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Eugene Watson scooped the Best CEO award at the annual Department of Transport Awards in Mthatha on Saturday night. This caps a successful weekend for the RAF after the organisation received top honours for Effective Service Delivery at the 2016 CPSI Awards. Read More...
 
RAF SERVICE DELIVERY PROGRAMME REACHES THOUSANDS IN BIZANA, EASTERN CAPE
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Service delivery was the order of the day, at the Bizana Community Centre in the Eastern Cape, (Saturday, 15 October 2016) when the Road Accident Fund (RAF) took its services directly to the people of Bizana and surrounding rural villages. Almost 1,300 people were assisted face to face by RAF personnel as part of the highly successful outreach programme, ‘RAF on the Road’. Read More...​​​​

DELFT & QWAQWA RESIDENTS HEED RAF’S DIRECT CLAIMS CALL
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The cold snap sweeping South Africa was no match for car crash victims determined to heed the Road Accident Fund’s (RAF) call to finalise their claims directly during two RAF outreach events in the Western Cape and Free State yesterday (Saturday, 17 September). Read More...​​ 
 
RAF TRANSFORMSSERVICE DELIVERY DES​PITE INSOLVENCY
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The Road Accident Fund (RAF) has steadfastly improved claims processing, expanded its footprint and brought services directly to communities’ doorsteps. This is despite having to cope with a legacy plagued by complex and legalistic hurdles, spiralling costs, insufficient funding to pay claims, and long standing ​insolvency. Read More...
RAF DONATES WHEELCHAIRS TO KZN SCHOOL FOR HANDICAPPED
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The spirit of Ubuntu was front and centre when the Road Accident Fund (RAF) donated 16 specialised wheelchairs to the KwaZamokuhle School for the Handicapped in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, 22 July. The donation was made at the Department of Transport’s (DoT) request and forms part of the RAF’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.​ Read More​
  

WARM WELCOME DURING ‘RAF ON THE ROAD’ JANE FURSE 6 June 2016​
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A warm welcome, high praise for service delivery, and readiness to strengthen partnerships in order to rid South Africa of its car crash scourge were the order of the day when ‘RAF on the Road’ touched down in the Limpopo town of Jane Furse last weekend. Claimants and stakeholders alike were full of praise when the consoling arm of government spent a week in the area, educating people about road safety and raising awareness about the RAF Pretoria Region’s imminent arrival.  Read More​



DIRECT CLAIMS THE WINNER AT ‘RAF ON THE ROAD’ KATLEHONG ​23 May 2016​
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​Lodging claims directly with the Road Accident Fund (RAF) came out trumps when a record breaking 2,250 people from Katlehong’s East Rand Township and surrounding communities queued from 3am on Saturday (21 May) to receive assistance from the caring arm of government. RAF staff who had given up quality time with their families over the weekend was on hand to service claimants, as were other employees at public activations in Sasolburg, East London and Lephalale.​ Read More
 
RAF CONCERNED BY LONG WEEKEND ROAD FATALITIES 
 
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The Road Accident Fund is alarmed by the past long weekend’s road fatalities in which 237 people lost their lives on South Africa’s roads, as announced by the Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters. The Minister said the past long weekend was one of the saddest moments in the history of the country. It is clear that the attitudes and irresponsible choices of road users continue to cause a high number of fatalities, attributable in part to drunk driving, reckless and negligent driving, as well as speeding. ​Read More
 
 
 

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