Suthentira Govender Senior reporter

Suthentira Govender is a seasoned reporter with more than 20 years' experience in print and more recently digital journalism. During her 18 years at the Sunday Times, she has cut her teeth as a reporter under the guidance of experienced newshounds. She has a passion for telling provocative human interest stories, enjoys unpacking research and loves the occasional quirky story to delight and entertain audiences and readers.


First CT scan on adult rhino with tooth troubles hailed as 'landmark moment'

Oz the white rhino's painful toothache has been resolved, thanks to the first ever successful CT scan to be conducted ...


'Joyriding' Durban teen arrested after crashing father's BMW into taxi loaded with ...

A 13-year-old Durban boy allegedly drove his father's BMW X3 into a taxi transporting children to school in KwaMashu on ...


KZN beaches affected by UPL toxic spill will reopen when scientists say it’s safe

The eThekwini municipality said on Thursday that beaches which were affected by a toxic spill when chemical giant ...


'I hope you're safe with God': daughter of slain KZN pastor at her memorial

Moving tributes to slain NG Kerk Suidkus minister Liezel de Jager were central to her memorial service in Amanzimtoti, ...


Whistle-blower Thabiso Zulu nabbed for alleged assault of pregnant woman

Thabiso Zulu, a close friend of slain ANC Youth League secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa, appeared in court for ...


KZN police political task team probe murder of aspiring EFF councillor

Suspected political-related killings have increased in the run-up to local government elections on November 1.


Kim Kardashian starkers has South Africans hot under the collar

Reality televison star Kim Kardashian in the nude has emerged as the most searched for celebrity among South Africans.


Pet insurer foots R60k medical bill for heroic dog that saved family from armed robbers

A pet insurer was so moved by Kei's bravery when she took a bullet for her adopted family during a violent home ...


Two bust for kidnapping Durban businessman and making R10m ransom demand

A Durban businessman was allegedly held for seven days by his kidnappers before his family received a R10m ransom ...


Four deadly snakes reported on one Durban road in two hours leave residents sssshaken

Sightings of four venomous snakes on the same road within two hours on Tuesday had residents of a Durban suburb shaking.