Belinda Pheto is a Johannesburg-based journalist for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. She loves telling South African stories.

Nando's probes Gareth Cliff show it sponsors after Twitter roasting

Nando's says it is investigating an incident in which broadcaster Gareth Cliff told a guest on his show that her personal experience of racism was ...

Middle-class South Africans can’t get enough of loyalty cards, survey finds

Pulling out a loyalty card at the checkout has become a way of life for shoppers, according to an annual report on the loyalty landscape.

‘What hostage situation?’ Veterans issue denial and call for release of ...

The disbanded Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has demanded the immediate release of 56 people arrested for allegedly holding two ...

At least four taxis torched in Joburg CBD

Several taxis were set on fire in the Johannesburg CBD on Saturday in an incident believed to be related to conflict in the industry.

‘A kiss can be just a kiss’: Gender justice expert fumes over rape ‘consent’ ...

Kissing someone does not bind you to having sexual intercourse with them, a gender justice expert said after a rape conviction was overturned.

Two home invasions within five days leave Joburg family traumatised and feeling ...

Just two weeks after moving into their new home, the family experienced a traumatic incident when they were victims of an armed robbery.

Scuffles with police as fans without tickets try to get into FNB Stadium

An entrance to the FNB Stadium in Soweto had to be closed on Tuesday evening after fans without tickets for the Bafana Bafana versus Ethiopia game ...

Consumers haul Budget Insurance to advertising watchdog for 'offensive' advert

“Don’t beeetch, sweeetch!” is not offensive, but children should not see it on TV. This is the Advertising Regulatory Board's finding on a Budget ...

How 'together' is causing a rift between MTN and Vodacom

The advertising watchdog has given the go-ahead for Vodacom to use the word "together" in its campaigns and adverts.

Woman accused of dumping dog in Boksburg is cleared of wrongdoing

A Netcare employee who was accused of trying to dump a dog in the Boksburg area has been cleared of any wrongdoing after an inspection by the SPCA ...