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An uplift for the Eighth District

Budapest’s Eighth District is shaking off its sleazy reputation with cafes, clubs and art spaces opening up in an area laden with faded grandeur.

Going GoPro in a midlife crisis

I’ve started buying expensive toys before i actually need them. Should I go for it and start to wear leather trousers and a ponytail?

A guide to treating your vegan guests

If you’re a vegan marrying into a bunch of carnivores, there’s probably not much we can do for you except wish you lots of luck and infinite patience.

Automotive intelligence in mainstream vehicles

The car of the future lives today, and is more likely to be parked in your garage than you think, writes Richard Bingham.

A letter from… London

A South African fashionista doing a master’s degree in fashion marketing in the UK shares her experience as a person with an eye for design in London.

An autumn view of Africa

Open gardens, botanical vistas, cycling tours and picnic perfect parks; we have it all in South Africa, many of them not far from your front door.

From bored to board

Could the vagaries of politics be behind the resurgence of board games?

Holiday hell on wheels

Five cars that would be awful on a road-trip holiday — and a single good one that can do it all.

Seeing game the spoilt way

From superbly expensive to affordable thrills, game lodges remain a staple holiday destination. Here is a smattering from which to choose.

Something a little festive

Bring good cheer to the loved ones in your life with this consummate guide to the very best in Christmas gifting.

Downhill and cross-country skiing

Maria Westerståhl chose Funäsfjällen ski area as an antidote to crowded resorts, but finds its downhill as enticing as its cross-country trails.

Skating on sea ice in Sweden

From icy adventures to laid-back skiing and cool design, Sweden is the perfect place for a wintry break. Kevin Rushby starts by skating on thick ice.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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