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Suthentira Govender Senior reporter

Suthentira Govender is a seasoned reporter with more than 20 years' experience in print and more recently digital journalism. During her 18 years at the Sunday Times, she has cut her teeth as a reporter under the guidance of experienced newshounds. She has a passion for telling provocative human interest stories, enjoys unpacking research and loves the occasional quirky story to delight and entertain audiences and readers.

Insurance claims show road crashes almost back to pre-Covid-19 levels


The number of road accidents in SA is almost back to what it was before Covid-19, according to Old Mutual Insure.

Sapref continues contaminant cleanup a month after KZN floods


SA's largest crude oil refinery Sapref is forging ahead with its cleanup of contaminants that washed up onto beaches ...

Flood-hit Durban school saved from closure by private college


A private higher education college has saved a severely flood-damaged Durban primary school from permanently shutting ...

KZN health halts maintenance work to pay for R200m flood repairs as it waits for ...


The KwaZulu-Natal health department has been forced to put some planned maintenance on hold to channel money from its ...

22 days without water pushes Tongaat residents to plan mass action


Residents in Tongaat, north of Durban, are planning to take the streets on Thursday in protest against not having a ...

First in-person graduation season in three years set to start at UKZN


The University of KwaZulu-Natal is to kick off its first in-person graduation season since 2019 on Wednesday.

Parts of flood-hit eThekwini still without water, but province reports strides in ...


Some flood-hit areas in Durban still have no access to water or are battling with irregular supply, KZN premier Sihle ...

Flood damage causes delay in Toyota vehicle orders


Orders for Hilux, Fortuner, Corolla Cross and Quest vehicles will take longer to deliver due to the extensive flood ...

Eleven children hurt in Durban taxi crash


Eleven Durban children were injured when a taxi transporting them to school collided with another vehicle on Friday ...

GBV is robbing women and girls of their freedom, say parliamentary officers


For many women and girls, freedom remains elusive because of persisting violence.