Objects of Desire: 2022 Hottest Brands

The release of Lyst’s Top 10 Hottest Brands of 2022 thus far has surprised fashion and design enthusiasts alike. The top five are dominated by giants Gucci, Balenciaga, and Prada while some designers are surprise breakthroughs into the top 10.

Former Japan PM Abe shot, feared dead

The attack comes despite the country's famously low levels of violent crime and tough gun laws

The world is burning – we need a renewables revolution

The only true path to energy security, stable power prices, prosperity and a livable planet lies in abandoning polluting fossil fuels and accelerating the renewables-based energy transition

Five ways to grow your podcast audience

In a crowded field you have to find sustainable ways to stand out from other offerings

Rethinking Irma Stern and the style of whiteness

A season of auctions, exhibitions and books devoted to Irma Stern upends perceptions of her stuffy legend

M&G is hiring: Climate & Environment Editor

The M&G is looking for a dynamic, climate and environment editor to lead the coverage of this vital specialist area

Texas death row inmate ‘optimistic’ after 27 years

In 1995, Hank Skinner was sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend and her two adult sons but always maintained his innocence.

Mid-Level Climate Reporter

The M&G is looking for a mid-level to senior climate/business reporter in the renewable energy, just transitions, coal, mining and financing field.

Uganda fights to stop pangolin poaching

Despite stiff penalties provided by law, the country has seen an increase in pangolin trafficking, an investigation by Benjamin Jube shows

OPINION | Never mind Ramaphosa’s problems, I’ve (sort of) seen the light

Keeping one’s eye on the simple things in life, eThekwini style

Defence battles to kick out ‘unethical’ Senzo Meyiwa filmmakers

Judge Maumela rejects request to remove producers, but cautions that ground rules should be followed in the trial

OPINION | The whistleblowers who lose everything and why we owe them a deep dept

The whistleblowers who lose everything and why we owe them a deep dept

NPA sees off challenge to restraint order on Gupta assets

The Free State high court ruled that the provisional restraint order will remain in place until late October, when argument will be heard for it to be made indefinite, dismissing Oakbay’s application for a postponement

Terrorism charge hangs over head of alleged parliament arsonist

The matter between the state and Zandile Mafe has been postponed to 9 June for further investigation.

Oscar Mabuyane makes a clean sweep at ANC Eastern Cape conference

The re-elected provincial chairperson has endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa for a second term as ANC president and says he expects the province to do the same.

Sewage still flowing into the Vaal River destroys homes, livelihoods

The Vaal River intervention project has shown some progress but most of the treatment plants are still not working

Dignitary remains or evil spirits? World awaits mystery Notre Dame sarcophagus reveal

A human-shaped lead sarcophagus found beneath the floor at the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has generated much speculation about its contents

Rocky road ahead ensures quality used vehicles will remain in short supply

Covid-19 and downturn in new car sales over the past two years make sourcing used cars a challenge

China will be deglobalisation’s big loser

If President Xi Jinping allows Russia to divide the world with its war on Ukraine, it is China that will pay the heaviest price