Suthentira Govender Senior reporter

Suthentira Govender is a seasoned reporter with more than 20 years' experience in print and more recently digital journalism. During her 18 years at the Sunday Times, she has cut her teeth as a reporter under the guidance of experienced newshounds. She has a passion for telling provocative human interest stories, enjoys unpacking research and loves the occasional quirky story to delight and entertain audiences and readers.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Covid and crime are forcing Saffers to flee into luxurious laagers

There’s been a strong upswing in demand for residential estates with a full range of amenities

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Sparks fly as ‘racial slurs’ dampen Diwali fireworks celebrations

Pretoria men face criminal charges, while a race horse trainer has been suspended following allegations of racism

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
SA has fewer millionaires, says global wealth review

The number of high net worth individuals in SA is on the decline.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
WATCH | Indians are part of SA fabric - KZN premier on arrival anniversary

KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala said Indians who originated in SA have no other home.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
A third of SA's doctors have suffered verbal or physical abuse during Covid-19 ...

A third of doctors in SA have suffered verbal or physical abuse from patients, their relatives or members of the public during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Legal eagles ready to swoop if racism flares up over Diwali fireworks

The Hindu Maha Sabha says the move is proactive, while calling on Hindus to mark the festival virtually

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Swimming banned at some Durban beaches after heavy rain

Incessant rain has forced Durban to prohibit swimming at some beaches because the murky water could increase the risk of shark attacks.

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Car plunges into river after veering off Durban's notorious M19 highway

While a rescue team was on Tuesday attending to a motorist whose car plunged into a river on Durban's M19 highway, another driver lost control of his ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Body of 19-year-old found floating near shark nets at Durban beach

The body of a 19-year-old Durban man, who has been missing for two days, was found floating near shark nets at Addington Beach on Tuesday.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
SA estates and design companies recognised as some of Africa's best

SA estates and design companies have emerged as winners at the recent Africa and Arabia Property Awards.

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