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Mogoeng not a devil’s advocate

The Bible-thumping chief justice really does seem to believe the anti-vaxxing nonsense he preaches

Editorial: Don’t get risky on the rebound

We need to keep looking out for each other. Otherwise those economic gains will be wiped out as the body count grows

Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Compliments to SA confidence

Fortunately for us, survival is in our DNA. Let’s use that to greet worldwide crises

Buffalo City ready for festivities

The calendar is full of events that will keep holidaymakers entertained

SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked

The turkeys that make it to our shores are frozen, mostly from Brazil, but also from Canada, the United States and Chile

Click here. Actually, no, don’t

'Sometimes I think South African retail websites don’t actually want to sell anything'

An ode to the matriarch

'Women like my grandmother held up half the sky with simple food, the spirit of celebration and an open kitchen door'

When pudding is no trifling matter

"And for as long as Koo does not change its canned peaches recipe and raspberry jelly is still pink, the family trifle pudding will stay the same".

The holidays: A queer time of year

Going to see family during the festive season is often doubly troubling for LGBTI people.

​Save money, save the world with our DIY holiday tips

Looking to get away from the in-laws this holiday? How about a DIY Christmas for a cause?

Think of God, think of a crying infant

Christmas presents God as a baby, invoking Christianity as a deeper form of humanism.

Sierra Leone bans festive gatherings on Ebola fears

The army is to enforce the government's travel ban during the Christmas period and a military presence aims to deter street celebrations.

What’s eating Father Christmas?

Santa's mall stand-ins take on the job because it's good, honest work. But those children can be a real trial.

Could this be the first physical evidence of Jesus and his family?

A limestone burial box, typical of first century Jerusalem, has been found with words chiselled on side: "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus".

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