Latest articles on Valentine's Day

The Weekend Guide

Check out our weekly gig guide for things to do ranging from cooking classes to art exhibitions in SA's major cities this weekend.

Slice of life: How my mom taught me to save

In high school I used to be that guy who put together events such as the Valentine’s Day bash, as well...

​Love drives up prices at Africa’s only flower auction

It’s the last big sale before Valentine’s Day and flower buyers are stocking up on bestsellers — everything that is red.

What I really want for V-Day

Ditch the costly gifts and scentless roses and give, with thought, love, respect and kindness

The month of love has become the month of horrors

We should refuse to be discouraged by the ugliness, the mean-spiritedness and the hopelessness that seems to surround us, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Oscar Pistorius: Valentine’s day of despair

Twelve hours before her death, Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend was buying him a gift to show her love.

V-Day: A look at the One Billion Rising campaign

Playwright and activist Eve Ensler explains One Billion Rising, a global day of action – and dancing – in protest against violence against women.

Valentine’s Day cards gone wrong

Everyone needs a cheesy Valentine's Day card. Especially Jacob Zuma, Barack Obama and Luis Suarez.

Valentine’s couples get hitched at Robben Island

Robben Island held its tenth annual Valentine's Day wedding ceremony on Sunday in which 25 couples tied the knot.

How green is your Valentine?

How green is your St Valentine's Day bouquet? Are you, for example, thinking about indigenous proteas as the environmentally friendly option?

Be my Valentine — but shh, Saudi cops are watching

It is the battle between Saudi romantics and the police, who each year try to convince the public that Valentine's Day is a heathen holiday.

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

Press Releases

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

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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