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
Aria De Chicchis, 9, a hit on Big Apple catwalk

De Chicchis won the hearts of fashionistas as she modelled a top label at New York Fashion Week.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
‘I may be South African, but not here to batter Israel,’ says UN’s Navi Pillay

However, she praised South Africans for taking a stand against the killings in Gaza

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Ultra-wealthy shell out big bucks to see in the new year

Decadence will be the order of the day for affluent South Africans to ring in the new yearas they will be forking out up to R6,000 for a seat at the ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Christmas basket price check of items most likely to feature in celebrations

'Tis the season for festive feasts and decorated tables as many families enjoy a Christmas lunch or dinner.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Hard times mean gifts without glitz

With stretched household budgets, South Africans face a subdued festive season, buying must-haves rather than nice-to-haves

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Famous 'Fafpants' win fan a scrum with De Klerk

South African-born schoolboy Nathan Swart has vowed to never wash a swimsuit signed by his idol Springbok scrum-half Faf de Klerk after the team's ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
'Litter warrior' schoolboy lands dream gig to walk beside Siya Kolisi at World ...

Kellan Wild, 10, never dreamt his passion for protecting the environment would one day earn him a chance to walk on to a World Cup rugby field ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Backing the Boks with themed nails, jerseys and onesies

Nails adorned in green and gold, specially made supporter dresses, full-on Bok onesies, baby body vests and dog jerseys.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
SA bridge to wow the world

Rising from the depths of the earth, the groundbreaking construction of a R1.72bn bridge - the third highest in Africa when its complete - symbolises ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
EFF student wing dismisses poster calling for UKZN shutdown as ‘fake’

The EFF Student Command in KwaZulu-Natal dismissed a poster calling for the total shutdown of all University of KwaZulu-Natal campuses on Friday as ...