Showers late. Morning clouds. Mild.
Government is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save Eskom.
I wasn't happy locking up my home on the wild West Coast and leaving my comfort zone at 5 on that midwinter morning. I took a deep breath of the fresh, freezing sea air, and then another, as I didn't know how long it would be before I'd smell it again.
During the week that followed, Shirley and Aneez confirmed that it was our comrades who had died in the blast. It was a huge blow, but as a soldier I had to recover quickly and make peace with this awful truth, as I had after Ashley's death. There was no time to mourn.
My poor sisters spent most of their youth cooking and cleaning for the household. In between school and growing up, they were doing more work than most domestic workers could handle.
Exorcists advised a Nashville school priest to ban the Harry Potter books, over fears the popular children's novels could be used to summon spirits.
Yusuf Kajee was the most outspoken of a group of independent cigarette manufacturers. He was also the first person to expose the attack on me, and later on SARS, for what it was, in emails which he sent to various media houses in 2014.
Historian Robert Caro is one of the world's most celebrated writers. His new book focuses on his process, and there's one simple rule anyone can use.
Author of Sorry, Not Sorry: Experiences of a brown woman in a white South Africa Haji Mohamed Dawjee has read Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things every year for the past ten years and thinks Charlie Brown's football is the ultimate metaphor for a bully.
My first hip replacement was shortly after I'd been to the hairdresser. No problem; hair still looks good. But when the surgeon said I was not allowed in a car for six weeks, I had to devise a plan.
In vivid, well-constructed sentences, Brink's prose displays touches of a true storyteller. In addition, his powers of observation are such that a colossal amount of data comes to the fore.
The intricacy with which she weaves words into stories would have any reader believing that Nicole Dennis-Benn's career of choice has always been in the literary arts.
Retired Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs has described Voices from the Underground as a "riveting account of the life and deeds of idealistic young MK operatives".
The true wealth of the novel lies in the characters themselves. The author creates excellent character dispositions and has a talent for immediately making the reader love or hate the character; despite this the reader has no idea who to trust.
SA economic growth surprised.
Bosasa pulled every political lever at its disposal. After the final SIU report was submitted in 2009, it took the company only a day or two to get its hands on the confidential document.
My decision to create a moonlighting venture was my way of dipping a toe into entrepreneurship without taking on the full risk of entrepreneurship. Importantly, the venture was complementary rather than competitive with the corporate work I did.
A good work of literature is that which is authentic and unpretentious, says author Elsa Joubert.
Author of Steinhoff: Inside SA's Biggest Corporate Crash, James Brent-Styan was a voracious reader as a child and especially fond of Asterix and Obelix.
The 'Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's Web of Capture' author has learnt 'with shock' that his Bloemfontein leg of his book tour would be postponed due to a security threat.
The astonishing untold story of the operation that toppled Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe.
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