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Sydney siege opens wounds for SA man

A former Durbanite says the hostage drama had opened old wounds that has resulted in him leaving South Africa.

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KZN woman killed by train

A woman has been killed by a train in the Mariannhill area, making the tragedy the second fatality there in the past few days.

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Pakistan PM reinstates death penalty

Tuesday school killings has shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the Pakistani Taliban insurgency

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Unsuit yourself

These days you don’t need to suit up to be successful at the office. Helen Grange talks to stylists about how to liberate your personali ...

No mincing words about festive pies

Mince pies, that Christmas treat of sweet fruit mince and pastry, are on the shelves of every supermarket, but which to pick?

Just Arrived

These are the books our Books Editor, Meneesha Govender, received recently. They may be reviewed later

A-list entertaining at everyday price ...

Be the hostess with the mostess this festive season, without breaking the bank, thanks to glam party recipes and ideas from Vicky Crease. Sara ...

Stop chasing the wind

Yes, we can make the time for our fellow human beings – and we must, writes Sandile Memela

Waters of hope

Lake St Lucia’s estuarine system is being returned to what nature intended, writes Vivien van der Sandt

Wrongful association

Worshipping Allah, attending mosque and dressing in Muslim garb should not make people suspects

Join the official welcome home for Miss World, Rolene Strauss
A new South African hero was born as Rolene Strauss was crowned Miss World on Sunday the 14th of December 2014 in London. The 22 year old beat 120 international contestan ...