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Lukhanyo Mdingi presents the Burkina Collection at Paris Fashion Week

Lukhanyo Mdingi has also been selected as one of the finalists for the Andam Fashion Awards.


Toast with Moët & Chandon at KZN’s top Golden Glow sunset spots

Moët & Chandon invites you to celebrate the golden glow of Durban’s magnificent sunsets at some of KZN’s favourite sundowner spots.


The grim end of the line for ‘reject’ Thoroughbreds

Thoroughbreds often end their racing career in eventing or leisure riding. But, far from the comfortable stables they grew up in, many are being hammered on dirt tracks and sometimes ridden near to death.


Council of Educators has failed to protect pupils from abuse and end corporal punishment, but is soft on teachers

Research indicates that corporal punishment contributes to a cycle of violence since it breeds hostility and aggression in children.


How to get that summer glow in winter

Dryness, dehydration, chapped lips and tightness are just a few of the most common skincare concerns that pop up when the temperature drops.


Satellite technology used to contain fires in Kruger National Park

According to Abiotic scientist, Tercia Strydom, satellite technology has played a huge role in containing fires that could have been started by lightning, visitors or poachers.


Tashas brand goes even more global expanding to London and Saudi Arabia

The entrepreneur behind the Tashas brand, who spent her childhood shadowing her chef and restaurateur father, has big plans.


Colesberg — A historical frontier town with contemporary twists

A two-hour walking tour of Colesberg reveals a fascinating timeline of a lively Northern Cape Karoo settlement.


Home prices are surging. Here are the best home improvement stocks to buy right now

Demand for houses as well as products and services across the home improvement sector has experienced a sharp increase over the past years. This is partially because people have found themselves fixed in place within their homes. Remote work has quickly become the norm and with this in mind, home improvement stocks are set to soar. We gathered top recommended home improvement stocks to buy in this list. This list's performance is calculated on...


DTM drivers call for changes to improve pitlane safety

Two-time DTM champion Marco Wittmann believes that the series should consider “a change in the rules” to deter unsafe releases and improve the safety of mechanics in the pits.


Planning a family trip to Europe during the school break? Here’s what you should know

The excitement about the return to travel can be a little overshadowed by many European airports, which are currently in chaos. But we have a few tips to make it a stress-free experience.


Eish, Stage 6 load shedding has arrived: Here are some ways to Eskom-proof your home

Here are some recommended household items to keep a sense of normality when the power goes off.


The best e-commerce stocks to buy

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism investments to consider in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


Shauwn Mkhize's Embarrassing Red Carpet Blunder

Shauwn Mkhize trended on social media after footage of her at the 2022 BET Awards went viral. In the clip she shared on her TikTok account, Shauwn struts the red carpet at 'Cultures Biggest Night' but the paparazzi seems unbothered. Read more: Shauwn Mkhize Takes Over BET! Showing off her poses to an uninterested group of photographers, Shauwn wore a black and silver dress with her hair in a bun. The clip pans from her to the paparazzi and...


Covid can't break South Africa's love affair with shopping malls

Business at South Africa's shopping centres is now beating pre-pandemic levels on average


Watch: How can I protect my home from snakes? You can’t really

People often ask renowned Durban snake catcher Nick Evans how they can protect their homes from snakes, but there is nothing you can really do to prevent them coming onto your property or into your home.


Anonymous sperm/egg donation banned in US state, should SA follow suit?

Erin Jackson is a donor-conceived person and says it's crucial voices like hers are heard in debates around assisted reproduction.


Big gap between legal and social equality of LGBTQI+ community - OUT

Refilwe Moloto spoke to Dawie Nel - director of OUT - which works to eradicate LGBTQI+ hate crimes and discrimination while assisting and supporting victims.


Fewer than 150 food parcels distributed to desperate Eastern Cape families since April

The Eastern Cape’s MEC for Social Development, Siphokazi Mani-Lusithi, has admitted in the provincial legislature that the department has managed to provide only 141 food parcels to families since April this year. This comes amid worrying reports that several welfare programmes are close to collapse.


It’s nearly “On your marks, Bets, Go…” for the Hollywoodbets Durban July

The final countdown is on for the Hollywoodbets Durban July, which will be open to the public for the first time in two years.


Aviation throttles up after Covid lockdowns — but at what cost to the climate?

Unlike many businesses compelled to cut emissions or pay carbon taxes in response to the climate crisis, the aviation sector (and global shipping industry) has largely managed to wriggle out of legally binding control measures.


[VIDEO] Hiker films a shark off Robberg minutes after fatal attack on swimmer

Gunnar Sigge and his children were hiking on the Robberg Peninsula in Plettenberg Bay on Tuesday afternoon.


Best Travel & Tourism stocks to buy in 2022

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism investments to consider in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


How to secure a home loan as an entrepreneur

The entrepreneurial-minded generation has become one of the largest buying segments within the property sector.


Slindile Mthembu unpacks ancestral calling, mental health in ‘Old Soul Waiting’

‘Old Soul Waiting’ tells the story of Bongeziwe through a cyclical dream state.


Despite load shedding, National Arts Festival must go on: Organisers

The CEO of the festival said they've made contingency plans to ensure that load shedding does not ruin the event.


Animal welfare warns ‘dubious’ pet shop owner

At the time of inspection the pet shop was sold out of chameleons and birds nests but that did not prevent the owner from being issued with a stern final warning.


Bonnie and Clyde: Up for adoption, the baby owls resuced from the wildlife trade

The pair were rescued by the Owl Rescue Centre. an NPO rehabilitation facility dedicated to the well-being of local wildlife.


Your smartwatch is probably wrong about your calorie burn

While studies have validated some of the health readings from smartwatches, they’ve consistently found calorie burn measurements to be wildly inaccurate.


Parents find new social media app helpful in keeping track of their tech-savvy kids

Limiting screen time is already a problem for adults and children alike. But this app is ideal for kids to put parents at ease.


Cosmetics and beauty stocks: What are the top market players?

Cosmetics have gone from being largely homemade products to big business. It's one of the trappings of modern life and many cosmetics brands are luxury products as well. The hybrid nature of cosmetics, along with a fast-growing market in China and the accelerating effect of social media platforms such as Instagram on the demand for beauty products, makes cosmetics an appealing space for investors. We've put together a list of the best cosmetics...


Leroy Maluka tells new Pirates coach Jose Riveiro to ignore the hate

The Spaniard had never before coached in South Africa and much of his work in football management thus far has been in assistant roles.


Get baking: best egg-inspired recipes for easy and delicious desserts that will impress your family

Did You Know: More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk.


With vast arable lands, why is Africa dependent on imported grain?

Despite having vast amounts of arable land, nutritious indigenous crops and a booming agricultural sector, Africa still imports most of its grain.


Need ideas on what to wear to the Hollywoodbets Durban July? The latest IOL Fashion digital magazine will help you get it right

The Durban July has always been synonymous with glamour, splendour and festivities that go on for days after the event is over. This special issue is all about getting you race ready for the biggest race on the continent.


Besties for life? It could all come down to body odour

New findings suggest that the sense of smell may play a larger role in human social interactions than previously thought.


Thematic investing idea: Companies that are poised to thrive during Labor Shortage

The U.S. economy added 850,000 jobs in June but there are still fears that America is facing a labor shortage . Restaurants, bars, mom-and-pop stores and hotels are struggling as they reopen and compete for staff . A number of companies, ranging from delivery giant Fedex to online pet retailer Chewy, have raised concerns about the impact that this shortage will have on their operations . While the labor shortages are spreading across the...


Head chef and owner of Emazulwini restaurant Mmabatho Molefe named ‘hospitality pioneer' on The World's 50 Best’s 50 Next list

The organisation behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars recently unveiled its second-ever annual list of young people hailed as the next-generation leaders in gastronomy.


Transition Bikes Developing Fauza Ride 60-Powered Relay E-MTB

This electric-assisted mountain bike has lightness and handling in mind.


So fresh and so clean: Restored Madiba and Tutu murals return to Civic Centre

The City of Cape Town has completed the restoration of the Civic Centre’s iconic Mandela and Tutu window murals.


LOOK: The dapper side of Teko Modise

Teko Modise is undeniably one of the best-dressed South African athletes. The former football star has hung up his boots and is now exploring fashion.


Gender-inclusive policies at Westerford were student-led - principal

Refilwe Moloto speaks to the deputy principal of Westerford High School, Alison Gray, about their approach to becoming a gender-inclusive school.


From waste to toys – training practitioners in early learning programmes to create playthings from recyclables

The Waste 2 Toys programme run by the non-profit Singakwenza is giving parents and practitioners in early learning programmes the skills to make toys and teaching aids from recyclable materials.


Electric Monday in Jaguar’s updated I-Pace

Despite the word ‘electricity’ being tantamount to a swearword this past week, the Jaguar I-Pace recently showed off its charged-up swag sans range anxiety.


Understanding the difference between sex and gender

Refilwe Moloto spoke with human rights advocate, Steve Letsike, to get a better sense around the changing cultural landscape around gender identity terms, including pronouns.


Only 23 and she is a ‘mom’ to 34 children

While most 23-year-olds are still living their best lives, Tusaiwe Munkhondya is busy raising 34 children.


Water shortages and cuts - How to avoid geyser failure and save up to R5K a year in water

Whether you’re affected by water shortages and rationing, or water cuts due to infrastructure failure, keeping an eye on your geyser could avoid costly, sometimes dangerous failures and save you thousands of rands.


Load shedding: are those working from home coping with the blackouts?

When the electricity goes out, do those working from home have to close their laptops and stop working too?


Thematic investing idea: Companies betting big on metaverse and NFTs

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have taken the world by storm over the past year . NFTs are a unique form of cryptocurrency that are essentially digital collectibles . Investors are scrambling to get in before the NFT market explodes . Companies within this list are highly involved and invested in the NFT industry. This list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


Want to travel in August? See the 9 best places to visit in the shoulder season

Brisbane is one of Australia's most well-known and attractive cities. It blends highly contemporary buildings, a lovely sunny environment, stunning landscape, and a Mediterranean way of life. This city attracts not only visitors but also migrants from all over the world looking for a better way of life. Brisbane is a real new-world metropolis becau...