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A South African hotel giant has just banned plastic straws at all its hotels and casinos
A South African hotel giant has just banned plastic straws at all its hotels and casinos

Tsogo Sun has vowed to get rid of plastic straws at over a hundred hotels and casinos to...

Timothy Rangongo, Business Insider SA
Violent crime spikes by 50% on hot days, new South African research shows
Violent crime spikes by 50% on hot days, new South African research shows

Violent and sexual crimes decreased on high-rainfall days, the study by the University of...

Business Insider SA
This is what Joburg looked like a century ago, compared to now
This is what Joburg looked like a century ago, compared to now

South Africa's biggest city, and one of the largest urban areas in the world,...

Bombi Mavundza, Business Insider SA
 'Middle child syndrome' isn't what you think — here's what it really means
'Middle child syndrome' isn't what you think — here's what it really means

Middle children are supposedly excluded and sour, and although this isn't necessarily...

Lindsay Dodgson, Business Insider UK
Watch: Stunning drone footage reveals the simple life on the world’s most densely packed island
Watch: Stunning drone footage reveals the simple life on the world’s most densely packed island

A tiny island off the Caribbean coast of Columbia is the most densely populated island in...

Business Insider SA
Checkers will launch dinner kits next week – here’s what R119.99 will get you
Checkers will launch dinner kits next week – here’s what R119.99 will get you

Shoppers will get boxes with ingredients and instructions for chef-designed meals.

Helena Wasserman, Business Insider SA
Animals that defy the rules of ageing — like naked mole rats — could help scientists unravel the secrets to longevity
Animals that defy the rules of ageing — like naked mole rats — could help scientists unravel the secrets to longevity

Being a freak of nature isn't always a bad thing, especially if you defy the conventions...

Charlotte Hu, Business Insider US