Beware: they’re out to get your money

All too often, this newspaper reports on people falling for some or other false promise. Invariably, after the story is told, it seems so obvious there should have been ample cause for caution before falling headlong into the trap. Victims realise, too late, how they were swindled. We do our best to issue warnings by…

A human tragedy above all else

CONSERVATIONSTS and the general public across the entire world were appalled at the news last week of the savage attack at the rhino orphanage sanctuary at Thula Thula, near Heatonville. Appeals for the tightening up of security measures were responded to immediately, and rightly so. This is a special place on the planet, a haven…

LONDON LETTER: Current zeitgeist not hipster friendly

‘WHEN not foaming at the mouth and spitting dummies out of cribs, the hipsters are genuinely mystified why Donald Trump became President. Me too – except I’m mystified at why they are mystified.’ writes Graham Spence

ISSUES AT STAKE: Tread cautiously with dagga

The use of marijuana (dagga or cannabis) for prescribed medication will potentially be legalized in South Africa this month, but Dr Shaquir Saduker Psychiatry Management Group board member and Director at the Durban Pain Clinic argues this could lead to long-term abuse

No respect for rule of law

Year after year, this publication has documented disturbingly high incidents of violent incidents turned fatal in Zululand.