Gill Gifford Senior journalist

Gill Gifford is a senior journalist at the Sunday Times who has previously worked as news editor at Health-e News and in senior reporting positions at eNCA, Newzroom Afrika and The Star.

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Children are starving to death: the heartbreaking reality facing SA’s youngest

Child Support Grants are failing to keep up with rising food costs as one in five children go hungry

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Malnourished, hungry and dying in greater numbers: the plight of SA’s children ...

Almost 40% of young children in South Africa are hungry, and 500,000 more are at serious risk of malnutrition than before Covid-19, according to the ...

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Multiple rapes should not be referred to as 'rounds', declares judge

Rapist serving life loses his appeal as judge sends him straight back to serve a maximum sentence

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Court throws out ‘corrupt’ municipal manager’s defamation case against CFO

High court finds claims that 'you are a looter and a bully are justified as fair comment on true facts'

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Couple awarded damages after unlawful arrest for murder

Using state resources for pomp and show is indefensible, judge tells police minister after dramatic arrest

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Six firefighters killed in runaway Midlands bush fire

A raging veld fire in the Boston area just outside Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands has left six firefighters dead.

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Limpopo education department ordered to compensate rural teachers

A group of 270 rural schoolteachers have won a R17.6m payout after having been subjected to unfair labour practice.

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Pregnant woman dies, 300 left homeless after Durban settlement fire

A pregnant woman has died and 300 people have been left homeless after a fire ripped through the Kenville informal settlement outside Durban in the ...

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Two Cape surf-skiers safe after dramatic four-hour sea rescue

In a dramatic rescue operation that challenged the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) to the limit, it took four hours to save two surf-skiers off ...

Gill Gifford Senior journalist
Life Esidimeni tragedy: ‘Why did he have to die such a cruel death?’

Court judgment gives mother renewed hope that justice will be done.