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Should I let my girl get cervical cancer jab?

The HPV vaccine is not without its detractors, as any mother of a young daughter will have noticed, says Catherine Ostler.

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Would you pay $2 000 for a sweatshirt?

Fashion is looking for new ways to define luxury, writes Robin Givhan.

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The rot in North West

The Star's senior journalist Baldwin Ndaba reveals a disturbing trail of contracts for pals, fraud and murder.

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WP brush aside Kings

Western Province confirmed their place in the 2015 Currie Cup play-offs with a win over coastal rivals Eastern Province Kings.

Sorry not enough for US war crime

The US willfully razed to the ground the only functioning trauma hospital in north-eastern Afghanistan, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

Making a plan with 947 and the Dischem Foundation
Last week a few tweeps from the Joburg ‘Twittersphere’ alerted us of a fire that had ravaged a building in Jeppestown, leaving more than 500 people homeless without their ...