Kimberley Schoeman

Kimberley Schoeman is a sophisticated and eccentric wordsmith at the Mail & Guardian. A tastemaker in the making, she is in pursuit of the best in culture, fashion, and style.

Defence department blames lack of funding for failure to act on gender-based violence in the SANDF

An investigation by the auditor general into the defence department’s records found that a lack of accountability and consequence management is rife

Defence department can’t account for R1.5 billion

An investigation by the auditor general investigation has found that out of R10.5-billion of unnecessary spending, the department could neither provide a cause nor hold anyone accountable for the R1.5-billion

Kommetjie’s giant squid evokes mysteries of the deep

The second giant squid to wash up on Western Cape beaches in two years was cut into chunks before it could be removed for observation.

Local film ‘Gaia’ is a psychedelic take on fantasy and horror

Gaia’ is more than an eerie, haunted forest film. It juxtaposes the beauty of the natural world with the fragility of our hi-tech, industrial society

KwaZulu-Natal floods ‘the worst we’ve ever seen’

More than 40 000 KwaZulu-Natal residents have been left homeless after more than 300mm of rain fell in a single day

MPs worried Health Act amendments will threaten citizens’ autonomy

More than 150 000 public comments were sent to the department of health after the government suspended the national state of disaster

Perfect storm: Heavy rainfall in KwaZulu-Natal exposes reality of poor planning

In the face of climate change, inadequate urban planning in eThekwini exacerbates flooding and poor road maintenance in KwaZulu-Natal and the rest of South Africa affects food security

Chicken producers scurry as prices soar

On top of record-breaking fuel hikes and rising costs of grain-based feed, consumers can expect a steep price increase in chicken

KZN floods leave at least 45 dead; eThekwini mayor says priority is to save lives

Heavy rains leave a trail of damage across eThekwini, including landslides and flooded infrastructure

Covid-19 hospital admissions low but virus still a threat

Some coronavirus restrictions will remain as South Africa shifts out of the national state of disaster

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