Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Ooh‚ koek! That lekker cupcake glitter you love is actually plastic

Consumer champion Wendy Knowler investigates cake decorations‚ and shares what we need to know.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Fly smart: how to hold on to your cabin luggage

If you‚ like growing numbers of frequent flyers‚ prefer to pack only a carry-on cabin bag - to avoid the theft risk of checking luggage in and the ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Concrete fact about dodgy polony: it goes into cement

So now we know what South Africa’s not-fit-for-consumption polony is good for – cement.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
The listeriosis trauma gets even worse for mom and baby

Theto, 6 months, is about to undergo a third op, all because her mother liked Enterprise polony

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Balloon payments can sure pop car buyers' bubble

If the only way to get your car instalment down to a number you can afford every month is to carve out about a third of the total amount owing on the ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Duped by a telesales agent? Here's what you can do

Telesales agents can blatantly lie to potential customers to get them to agree to a deal, but you’ve got recourse

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Zulu father wins three-year dispute over customary adoption

When his sister died‚ he adopted her young son in accordance with isiZulu tradition. But when the boy died five years later at the age of 16‚ ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Ombud names and shames insurers

Would you trust an insurer to do right by you and your family in the event of a disability or death if the industry’s Ombudsman’s office declared ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
The 'Giardino' Col'Cacchio salad which put Lebo Mabotja in hospital

Col’Cacchio’s menu creator chose not to include a salad’s creamy pesto dressing in the menu description out of intellectual property concerns‚ not ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Actress Lebo Mabotja told no nuts in her meal‚ ends up in hospital

TV and radio personality Relebogile Mabotja went into anaphylactic shock in a Johannesburg restaurant this week and had to be rushed to hospital ...