Cases of armed robberies, burglaries, murder, attempted murder and serious assault tend to increase over the festive season, according to research.
A recent study shows that many flings blossom in December. It's a time to let loose - and be loose. But how do you end a fling, asks Khaya Dlanga.
December 25 was also traditionally the birthday of the Persian god Mithra, known as the Sun of Righteousness and Lord of Light.
People who think they only need three days' leave between Christmas and New Year's Day are in for a shock -- they actually need to apply for four.
When you are childless you don't want to hang out with families, particularly those with noisy children in hyper-drive brandishing melting ice creams.
Wondering how you are going to keep the children busy these holidays so that you too can enjoy your December holidays? Look no further.