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
Durban woman stabbed and robbed on N2 highway

A woman was stabbed and robbed after her vehicle broke down at the notorious Spaghetti Junction in Durban on Thursday.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Durban woman graduates with master’s degree in nursing at 75

The retired midwife wants to use her vast years of experience to help improve neonatal nursing care

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Durban woman graduates with master's degree in nursing at 75

University of KwaZulu-Natal graduate Pumla Ntikinca is proud that at 75 she still drives and has achieved her master's degree in nursing.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
From US to UK, newly crowned Miss SA is the darling of social media

Newly crowned Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida has social media gluttons eating out of her beautifully manicured hand.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Nine months later, police no closer to finding killer of controversial Durban ...

The family of Durban Islamic scholar Yousuf Deedat, who was gunned down outside the Verulam family court in January, are still waiting for his killer ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
WATCH | 'Kidnapped' Durban peacock rescued from boot of overturned car

A kidnapped peacock is set to be reunited with its owner after it was discovered in the boot of an overturned vehicle driven by suspected car thieves ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Take your vibe and waai: varsities take hard line on superspreader fears

Durban institutions ban social gatherings as experts worry about students’ party habits

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
NSRI appeal: only swim at beaches watched by lifeguards

With the approach of the summer holidays, the National Sea Rescue Institute has appealed to South Africans to swim at beaches that are protected by ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Tragic end for missing Durban man found at south coast golf course

A week-long search for a Durban man ended in heartbreak when he was found hanged from a tree at a south coast golf course on Saturday.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Covid-19: Pods allow safe visits to elderly during lockdown

Alison Vezasie grew accustomed to peering at her sister, Terry Gabin, through the fence of her elderly-care home during a marathon ban on visitors in ...

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