Refugees: The fallout of all wars
/ 14 March 2022

Refugees: The fallout of all wars

In World War I, millions of people fled Germany and millions fled when Germany occupied their countries; in Ukraine, it’s estimated four million will flee; and around the world there are 30 million refugees

Q&A Sessions: Establishing Gift of the Givers ‘was a spiritual calling’
/ 29 April 2021

Q&A Sessions: Establishing Gift of the Givers ‘was a spiritual calling’

A peek into the life of Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, 59: his name is synonymous with his humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, which started operating from a spare room in his Pietermaritzburg home in 1992

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/ 12 December 2004

Battle over the bridge of lost souls

It is possibly Europe’s most gruesome bridge. Its foundations, legend has it, are built on the bodies of murdered twins. For more than four centuries, it has been the scene of beheadings, of slow impalements on its low, stone balustrade, and massacres. Now the bridge is in danger of imminent collapse.