Labour Wrap: Lessons from the former workshop of the world

2015-11-26 07:28

After a visit of more than six weeks to the UK, Terry Bell maintains there are many similarities today between South Africa and its former colonial master.

Mechanic dies in freak accident

2015-09-26 08:26

A mechanic died in a freak accident when a car he was working on fell on top of him and crushed him.

#RIPJustin: IndyCar driver Wilson dies

2015-08-25 08:14

The motorsport world mourns the death of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson who died after suffering a severe head injury during a race in Pennsylvania.

Mailbox: Death – when it is hard to understand

2015-07-26 09:51

The Elon Musk story around school bullying not only went viral on Biznews, but it also brought back some memories for many, especially around school bullying.

I lost my lover, friend and better half

2015-06-08 10:17

This courageous reader shares how losing her husband has affected her, and how she copes.

Business buy-and-sell: What happens when a business partner dies?

2015-05-18 16:54

ADVERTORIAL: Business owners must be prepared for any eventuality that might affect their businesses, including the sudden departure of a business partner, says Sanlam.

Cruel grandma forces child to run to her death

2015-03-11 11:36

A US woman forced her grandchild to run with firewood for over 3 hours until she died – because she lied about eating sweets.

Facebook rolls out after-death feature

2015-02-13 08:44

Facebook wants to be your social network for life, and even in the hereafter as it unveils its legacy contact control settings.

Many heart patients skip pills, risking early death

2015-02-04 15:04

In an online survey, about a third of the participants were more willing to risk dying early than take a pill every day to prevent heart disease.

WHO needs to repair reputation after bungling Ebola

2015-01-26 12:51

The WHO's chief acknowledges that the WHO was too slow to grasp the significance of the Ebola outbreak, which is estimated to have killed more than 8,600 people.


Labour Wrap: How death kills us financially

2015-10-01 08:45

South Africans tend to spend more time and resources on planning for death rather than life, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Buried alive: Workers build 'road over' drunk man

2015-09-22 08:38

A drunken man was reportedly buried alive after he fell into a pothole and construction workers built a 'road over him', report Indian authorities.

Losing my mom meant finding my dad

2015-08-19 10:34

Violet Online shares how her mother's passing affected her relationship with her father.

Dust to dust: the rising demand for a natural burial

2015-07-17 09:12

More and more people are rethinking traditional burial methods. Fathima Simjee asks why – and what constitutes a ‘natural’ burial?

So, why don't we talk about grief?

2015-06-04 15:04

Sheryl Sandberg recently lost her husband and wrote about her loss. Carmen Williams talks about hers.

We know this is super depressing, but you need to plan for your death

2015-04-21 11:03

None of us knows when we will die, but we can be well prepared for that by choosing the right funeral cover.

ADHD may raise the odds of premature death

2015-03-02 15:06

People with ADHD are twice as likely to die prematurely, a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say.

Famous food blogger's fatal fall

2015-02-10 13:55

Prominent food and drink blogger on the London restaurant scene, Wilkes McDermid has plunged to his death.

Coming to terms with losing my father

2015-01-26 14:49

After 14 years, Paballo comes to terms with her father's passing.

Two cops killed on SA roads

2015-01-15 10:28

Two South African law officials have been killed on local roads during different incidents this week.

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