Belinda Pheto is a Johannesburg-based journalist for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. She loves telling South African stories.

SA healthcare workers rally behind Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena


One eye lost, destruction of his nose and the loss of an entire lip. These are some of the harrowing injuries suffered ...

Acting health minister hints tighter lockdown restrictions are on the cards


As Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the country, acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said her department ...

Motorist kills two 'blue light gang' hijack suspects, but dies in shoot-out


Two bogus policemen were killed while attempting to hijack an armed motorist in Mpumalanga at the weekend.

Human settlements confident of regaining 'missing billions'


"You cannot recover R100,000 when the loss is billions,' said Machwene Semenya, chair of parliament’s portfolio ...

Zahara guilty of failing to appear in court to face tax charges


Musician Bulelwa "Zahara" Mkutukana has found herself on the wrong side of the law for failing to appear in court in a ...

Tributes for TB Joshua: A 'man of God' who gave to the poor, say followers


Tributes are flowing in for televangelist TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, who has died in Nigeria ...

Eskom takes over load-shedding in Ekurhuleni after the city's 'failure' to carry it out


Ekurhuleni residents who receive their electricity supply from the municipality will start to have load-shedding just ...

Bushiri fraud and money laundering case postponed to November


Shepherd Bushiri on Friday shared photographs of a visiting church delegation from SA with him in Malawi.

Woman found dead in car at Hartbeespoort Dam on Saturday identified


The 39-year-old woman who was found dead in her car in Hartebeespoort Dam on Saturday morning has been identified as ...

Giant sinkholes leave roads disfigured in Gauteng and Western Cape


Collapsing infrastructure and heavy downpours have led to the closure of two major roads.