Amanda Strydom is the Mail & Guardian online's night editor. With a background in science and journalism, she has a black belt (third dan) in ballet and, according to a statistical analysis of the past three years, reads 2.73 books every week. She never finishes her tea, although she won't say no to a cupcake. But only just this once.
Three journalists have been stopped from being interviewed on Metro FM, minutes before the show was meant to start after "higher powers" interfered.
Equal Education has threatened legal action against the department of basic education for not enacting regulations on school infrastructure.
As the weekend began, the third day of Innibos 2011 in Nelspruit saw a doubling of the throng of people shoving to get into the festival.
From far and wide, tens of thousands of South Africans have poured into Nelspruit for Innibos, an event that has become one of SA's premier festivals.
SA's schools assessment shows how poor classroom performance is linked to poverty, and aggravated by curriculum chaos and inadequate district support.
Eskom has responded to Greenpeace's coal-dumping protest at Megawatt Park, insisting it was vigorously implementing renewable energy strategies.
The SABC will hear on Monday whether an order compelling it to air a summary of a judgment in favour of the M&G will be suspended.
In the wake of the apocalypse-that-wasn't, an unrepentant preacher has revised his apocalyptic prophecy.
A Russian newspaper has been shut down after it printed flyers for an opposition party intending to contest parliamentary elections in December.
"Today the ANC will know we are still loyal and they will give us what they promised," said Prelicia, standing in the voting queue in Zandspruit.