Marginal increase in travellers in and out of SA over festive season

2019-01-20 13:32

South Africa experienced a marginal increase in travellers over the festive season, with 6.8 million people entering the country, the Department of Home Affairs says.

Drunk driving the main cause of road accidents this festive season

2019-01-08 12:30

The Department of Transport is putting its foot down after festive season figures showed that there was an increase in the number of incidents of drunk driving over the holidays.

Security company had 'no authority' at Clifton - Plato declares Cape Town beaches 'open to all'

2018-12-28 15:01

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato says everyone is welcome on the city's beaches and has slammed those using the Clifton Beach saga to drive a 'politicised' and 'racial' agenda.

'We're not prey' to sharks - proactive Shark Spotters initiative going swimmingly

2018-12-28 09:16

The CEO of the Shark Spotters project explains that sharks are not out to eat people, but incidents can occur when they are in the same area at the same time.

Protest to 'reclaim' Clifton Beach with ancestral cleansing ceremony

2018-12-28 06:57

Lobby group Black People's National Crisis Committee will slaughter a sheep and thereafter hold a cleansing ceremony calling for the end of the exclusion of black people at the beach.

How to enjoy the festive season without a financial hangover

2018-12-24 11:13

Already in need of a money makeover? Here's your festive season survival kit.

How to ignore peer pressure if you're choosing not drink this festive season

2018-12-21 16:36

Yes, it's true. You can totally have fun without alcohol.

How do I get that red wine or tomato sauce stain off my new white blouse or leather shoes?

2018-12-21 11:59

Eat, drink, dress up and party. What else is there to do during the festive season? But what happens when they all collide?

'South Africans must just respect each other'- rights commissioner's wish for 2019

2018-12-21 08:27

Western Cape SA Human Rights Commissioner Chris Nissen's greatest wish for South Africa for 2019 is that everyone enjoys respect and human dignity.

A guide to deal with all those annoying Christmas minefields

2018-12-20 11:41

The festive season has arrived and with it the good, the bad and the downright ugly.


Festive season road death toll increases to 1 612

2019-01-16 13:58

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has released the 2018/2019 road death toll statistics.

These are the Cape Town roads closed for Tweede Nuwe Jaar

2019-01-02 10:23

The City of Cape Town is gearing up for an energetic and entertaining day as minstrels march through the streets for the traditional Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade.

Searches continue for drowning victims at KZN beaches

2018-12-28 13:19

The search for drowning victims at KwaZulu-Natal beaches has resumed, according to provincial police.

5 ways to be smart about car insurance in the silly season

2018-12-28 07:25

SA's insurance experts share five top tips to ensure your journeys are safer, your premiums don't spike unnecessarily and any claims are not needlessly hampered.

Broke this holiday? Here's how to max out a no-spend 'staycation'

2018-12-25 11:13

If you're not travelling this festive season, you're not alone. But don't be blue - you may even fatten up your finances while you're on 'staycation'.

4 unions facing a bleak Christmas

2018-12-23 12:11

The recession, rising unemployment and lack of business confidence have all been hallmarks of 2018, leaving some employees seeing out the year with a damper on festive cheer.

I dressed like some of my favourite art works – and now I’m truly in the festive spirit

2018-12-21 13:20

When ‘dressing for the occasion’ is inspired by bold and bright modern and local art.

10 thoughtful Christmas gifts under R180 for the last minute shopper

2018-12-21 09:51

Oh, the wonderful things you can buy with a R200 note in your wallet.

Festive season death toll already up 16% on last year

2018-12-20 18:05

Road deaths have increased by 16% between December 1 and 18 compared to last year, bringing the total to 767, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says.

All the yum without the tum: How to indulge sensibly over the festive season

2018-12-20 10:06

It’s the season of overindulgence, but with these handy tips you can have your cake – and eat it too.

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