What the past tells us about 2016

2016-01-11 11:00

Against the background of quite a few historic anniversaries, a number of global events are certain to shape 2016. These include national elections in the US, and local elections in South Africa.

Be the best woman you can be

2016-01-06 12:33

Every new year, women around the world pledge to do, be and feel better. Here are six steps to achieve your goals in 2016.

Belgium charges 10th suspect over Paris attacks

2015-12-31 14:19

Belgian prosecutors say they have arrested a 10th suspect over the attacks in Paris last month and charged him with terror offences.

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You only have 63 days left

2015-10-21 15:43

What do you plan to do with the rest of your 2015? Lili Radloff considers the relentless flow of time.

Hope: the defining characteristic of January

2015-01-12 12:46

Jennifer Thorpe encourages us to hope for the best and go for it in 2015.

227 dead in Thailand from New Year road accidents

2015-01-03 12:02

At least 227 people died from road accidents in Thailand over the New Year holiday period, officials say.

Shooting at Canada New Year's party kills 1, injures 6

2015-01-02 16:24

At least seven people were shot at a New Year’s party in the Canadian city of Calgary, including one victim who has died of his wounds, reports say.

2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

2015-01-01 22:06

Revellers have crowded New York's Times Square and converged on the beaches of Brazil and skyscrapers of Dubai to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014.

4 children rescued at Camps Bay

2015-01-01 14:05

Four children have been given medical treatment after they nearly drowned in three separate incidents at Camps Bay beach on New Year’s day, the NSRI says.


3 simple money New Year’s resolutions

2016-01-11 09:41

Our financial expert, Charné van der Walt, gives us tips to follow for financial freedom in 2016.

How to manage your money in 12 months

2016-01-04 00:00

Start saving and managing your money throughout the year, with a 12-step plan.

Brussels cancels celebrations as Turkey holds ISIS 'plotters'

2015-12-31 06:35

Belgian authorities have cancelled New Year's Eve celebrations due to terrorism fears, while in Turkey police have detained two Islamic State suspects over a plot to attack Ankara.

Things we should stop doing

2015-10-30 11:39

As the sun slowly sets on 2015, what will be your best memories? A reader shares his.

How to get your 'A' game on at work

2015-01-13 14:43

Are you back at your desk, but feeling unfocused? Here are five steps to help you get back into the groove at work.

Cape minstrel carnival back on track

2015-01-08 19:47

The annual minstrels' carnival parade will be held on 17 January, the City of Cape Town and the Cultural and Carnival Committee have agreed.

West Rand teen dies after New Year's bash

2015-01-02 18:27

A 14-year-old West Rand girl has died after a New Year's celebration.

Boy, 7, drowns at Nature's Valley beach

2015-01-02 08:21

The body of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at Nature's Valley Beach near Plettenberg Bay has been found, after another 7-year-old boy drowned in the Boknes Lagoon near Port Alfred earlier on the same day, the NSRI says.

NSRI station damaged by New Year's flares

2015-01-01 18:02

A sea rescue station in Richards Bay has been damaged by distress flares fired by New Year's revellers.

150 New Year's emergency calls in Joburg

2015-01-01 11:05

Johannesburg emergency services received 150 emergency phone calls during the New Year's Eve, mostly for assaults, it says.

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