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
Blame it on the air quality if you’re not performing in the office

A new study suggests that poor indoor air quality affects health and productivity significantly

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
'I hope you're safe with God': daughter of slain KZN pastor at her memorial

Moving tributes to slain NG Kerk Suidkus minister Liezel de Jager were central to her memorial service in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, on Tuesday.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
New centre boosts cats and canines’ chances at kicking cancer

While there are specialist hospitals in SA for animal treatment, Ovah takes things a step further

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
How parents can cut the knife-edge atmosphere of matric exams

As they witness their children navigating the finale of school, many parents don’t know whether to step in or aside

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Whistle-blower Thabiso Zulu nabbed for alleged assault of pregnant woman

Thabiso Zulu, a close friend of slain ANC Youth League secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa, appeared in court for allegedly assaulting a pregnant and ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
KZN police political task team probe murder of aspiring EFF councillor

Suspected political-related killings have increased in the run-up to local government elections on November 1.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Kim Kardashian starkers has South Africans hot under the collar

Reality televison star Kim Kardashian in the nude has emerged as the most searched for celebrity among South Africans.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
How a simple pipe is saving SA's oceans from plastic pollution

What started out with a small group of Durban surfers wanting to protect their "playground" from pollutants has developed into a large-scale ...

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Durban hit by widespread power outages amid heatwave

Soaring temperatures, cable theft and the aftermath of load-shedding have left large parts of Durban without electricity.

Suthentira Govender Senior reporter
Elderly KZN mother and daughter burnt in house fire

An 87-year-old KwaZulu-Natal woman and her stroke-afflicted daughter suffered burns when their wood and iron home caught alight on Thursday in ...