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SAA strike has little effect on airports

Despite fears ahead of the industrial action, Airports Company South Africa said there were no major disruptions reported.

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At the Beach

Robin Sharma, in his book The 5am Club, suggests it is a great idea to wake up at 5am, do 20 minutes of exercise, 20 minutes of planning and 20 ...

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OPINION | Shining light into dark corners

This week our multi-award winning journalists, Bongani Fuzile and Sino Majangaza, were recognised at the SAB environmental journalism awards for ...

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PODCAST | DNA solves 12-year-old cold case

This week in True Crime SA’s Spotlight minisode we reveal the details behind a 12-year-old cold case that was recently solved through the hard work of a dedicated detective and a slam-dunk DNA match. Body part discoveries were another hot topic ...
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Something in the water

It is thrilling to see SA in the international headlines after our fabulous win against England in the Rugby World Cup finals — our first in 12 years. While popping a cork for the Bokke, pop one, too, for our body board surfers. In the last five ...
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PODCAST | Pinetown unsolved serial murders: the River Strangler

In 1995 a serial killer prowled the streets of Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal. He would take the lives of two teenage girls ...

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PODCAST | Did Sedgefield’s 'hammer murderer' snatch a Norwegian tourist?

Fifty-one-year-old Sedgefield resident Sean Kelly was recently remanded to a state psychiatric facility after being ...

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Sunshine Coast fit for a prince

Our Eastern Cape coast is replete with rivers full of Spotted Grunter. What a joy. Those who know me are well aware ...

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PODCAST | The Shoelace Killer: A lifetime of murder

Wesley Julyan was 18 years old when, in 2003, he was convicted of murdering Kenneth van Aardt. He and his accomplice ...

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Ramaphosa addresses load-shedding: From the president's desk

The unexpected load-shedding last week disrupted the lives of millions of people in their homes, workplaces and ...

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PODCAST | South African accent led cops to murder suspect in Alaska

In September this year, Alaskan woman Kathleen Jo Henry went missing.  Her remains would later be discovered dumped ...

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OPINION | News flash: end of the age of impunity is here

Sometimes you just have to listen to the news. Don’t analyse. Just listen.

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OPINION | JSC ‘charade’ points to serious challenges for SA

It is time to review the charade that is the Judicial Services Commission (JSC), which chooses the judges who sit on ...

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OPINION | High cost of unravelling the truth

For more than a year now deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has been listening to all sorts of crooks lying under oath.

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PODCAST | Broken-hearted mother’s fight for justice for her murdered daughter

In March 2005, Carol Thompson received the news that no mother should ever have to hear. The body of her 24-year-old ...

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Racist slander against Maimane is a fate suffered by all black men

Liberals regard Africans as inferior and now want their DA back

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OPINION | Giving up lucrative opportunity for blue sky

After presiding over the most successful BEE transaction in SA’s history, MultiChoice Group has taken steps that will ...

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PODCAST | Chatting to serial killer Moses Sithole's pen pal

In 1996, Moses Sithole was sentenced to 2,410 years in prison for a prolific series of murders. The mind of man who ...

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PODCAST | The ABC Killer: Moses Sithole

Moses Sithole was a man of many names — The ABC Killer, the Gauteng Strangler and the South African Strangler — not ...

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OPINION | Time for talking is over, Cyril – get on with it

One of the advantages of living outside SA for a while is that it reminds you just how wonderful this country can be. ...

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