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
SA surgeons give Zimbabwe hyena attack boy a chance to smile again

A team of doctors are determined that 10-year-old Rodwell Khomazana will be able to smile again following a horrific hyena attack that ripped his ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Health standards body says SA still far from providing safe healthcare for all

SA has a long way to go in building healthcare management systems that reduce risk to patients, says Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni, head of the Office of ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Mom and son presumed dead after retaining wall collapses on KZN house

Two people are presumed dead after a retaining wall collapsed on their Verulam home, north of Durban, late on Thursday night.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Mpumalanga businessman accused of tax fraud

A Mpumalanga businessman has been charged for allegedly defrauding the SA Tax Revenue Service (Sars) of R230,000.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Hawks net suspected drug dealer at Durban toll with R1.8m worth of heroin

The Hawks swooped on a suspected drug dealer at the Mariannhill toll plaza who was allegedly transporting heroin worth about R1.8m from Johannesburg ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Disney here we come: Ndlovu Youth Choir to feature in spectacular production

The world has truly become an oyster for the Ndlovu Youth Choir who are set to feature in a spectacular new Disney production.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Gauteng woman killed in crash after being flung from car and run over on N4

A woman in her thirties died after she was ejected from a car and flung into oncoming traffic on the N4 highway, Pretoria, on Thursday night.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Where do Africa's richest live? In Joburg, while Cape Town also among the elite

Johannesburg and Cape Town are among the richest cities in Africa and the Middle East.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
'I'm taking back that car because you didn't kill my husband': Allegation ...

The Hawks have arrested a KwaZulu-Natal woman for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill her husband.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Two dead, one injured in shoot-out with Phoenix police

An investigation is under way into the death of two men and the injury of a third in a shootout with police in Phoenix, north of Durban, during the ...