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Adrian Ephraim

Adrian Ephraim

Adrian Ephraim is the Mail & Guardian Online news editor. He is a former sports writer and newspaper executive who has been converted to the ways of the hashtag and hyperlink. He is a news addict who longs for the day when it can be delivered intravenously. Political satire is what he lives for - look out for his memes. The three loves of Adrian's life include his masterchef wife, his son who is a Michael Jackson impersonator and Arsenal.
Chris Brown turns up for Mzansi, despite personal drama
Chris Brown turns up for Mzansi, despite personal drama
It’s a far cry from community service to the dazzling lights of the stage and tens of thousands of adoring fans. But the life of Chris Brown is...
A fresh spin on uplifting beats
A fresh spin on uplifting beats
As a dancer, Oliver Heldens seems to be the antithesis of what a DJ is expected to be: his awkward moves seem like a throwback to the 1980s, which...
Looking on darkness? Fear not, the ANC has got this
Looking on darkness? Fear not, the ANC has got this
Load shedding, water cuts, bus strikes and service delivery protests – not exactly the keywords of a country moving in the right direction is...
For My sake, please quit the Happy videos
For My sake, please quit the Happy videos
The Big Guy Upstairs
South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won't leave Kabul
South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won't leave Kabul
Normal is relative in Kabul, some say. For foreign workers, the mundane routine of office work and...
Poetry and purgatory: Dante's inferno for Brazil
Poetry and purgatory: Dante's inferno for Brazil
Football is poetic at times. It can reflect life's cruelty and has its heart-warming moments, but always it is soaked with meaning on the...
Nyaope's deadly, and addictive, mix
Nyaope's deadly, and addictive, mix
Fire*, the baby-faced hustler, appears grinning in the doorway of a cramped, dank room made of corrugated iron and chipboard. He wears a maroon...
Suarez takes a bite out of life
Suarez takes a bite out of life
Uruguay's Luis Suarez started off small on his carnivorous journey in the Dutch league. In 2010, his developmental years, while playing for...
Game of Thrones: Winter is here
Game of Thrones: Winter is here
Winter is here.
A tobacco addict comes clean
A tobacco addict comes clean
It was an inauspicious Saturday morning; completely forgettable had it not been for that ... one moment. A moment of innocence still seared in my...
An alternative member of Parliament oath
An alternative member of Parliament oath
I swear that I will be faithful to the Republic of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma, Gwede, Jessie, Zweli, Baleka, Angie (I got your back), the...
Nkandla and the politics of denial
Nkandla and the politics of denial
We wouldn't dare believe that our leaders could steal from us, because doing so would somehow deny us the opportunity to indulge in the gains...