'Cyril Spark' may not let us drop our guard

2018-01-23 07:13

We ordinary citizens shouldn’t be too cynical about the "Cyril Spark" that has injected so much positive energy into our state of affairs. But we also dare not relax, writes Max du Preez.

South Africa

How severe is Cape Town's drought? A detailed look at the data

2018-01-23 08:27

A researcher with UCT's Climate System Analysis Group takes a look at the most up-to-date rainfall data to assess how severe the current drought in Cape Town is.

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We looked like the No 1 team - India coach

2018-01-23 08:52

Despite losing the first two Tests against South Africa, India coach Ravi Shastri insists they looked like the No 1 team in the world.


Volcano eruption sparks avalanche near ski resort in Japan, killing soldier

2018-01-23 09:01

A Japanese soldier has been killed after a volcano erupted sparking an avalanche near a popular ski resort north of Tokyo, the defence ministry has said.

Special focus

No time to be complacent

The winds of change may be blowing in SA but investors still need to be cautious.

Refined sugar-free banana chai muffins

And other moreish breakfast ideas to get you out of bed this week.

Meet Princess Eugenie's fiancé

5 things you didn't know about Jack Brooksbank.

4 SA stays ideal for green travellers

Di Brown says being an eco-traveller doesn't mean competing with Bear Grylls.


‘I wish my parents had taught me’

A teen's story on how she wishes her parents were more open about the sex talk.

Siam Lee, sex workers and the culture of victim blaming

Her occupation doesn’t trump her humanity.

5 Go-to chicken pasta recipes for busy weekdays

Because everyone needs an effortless pasta on hand when you're short on time!


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