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Karyn Maughan

Karyn Maughan

    Court of public opinion holds sway in Oscar Pistorius case
    Court of public opinion holds sway in Oscar Pistorius case
    ANALYSIS
    Joe Mamasela, apartheid askari and remorseless killer
    Joe Mamasela, apartheid askari and remorseless killer
    Joe Mamasela is arguably South Africa’s most notorious askari – a once-loyal member of the ANC who changed sides in the fight against apartheid...
    NPA plays political games at inopportune time
    NPA plays political games at inopportune time
    NEWS ANALYSIS
    Judiciary is last line of defence against government
    Judiciary is last line of defence against government
    Nearly six months ago, South Africa’s most powerful judges had an extraordinary meeting with President Jacob Zuma and seven members of his...
    Zuma braces for battles on two fronts
    Zuma braces for battles on two fronts
    Almost 10 years ago, President Jacob Zuma’s advocate compared his client’s strategic response to the corruption case against him with one of...
    Pistorius: The 'ugh' story that won't go away
    Pistorius: The 'ugh' story that won't go away
    As a journalist covering the seemingly never-ending Oscar Pistorius drama, it is growing increasingly difficult not to feel, at best, slightly...
    Slings and arrows finally catch up with Oscar Pistorius
    Slings and arrows finally catch up with Oscar Pistorius
    When Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murder by Judge Thokozile Masipa on September 12 last year, he sobbed. Cameras were trained on him as he bent...
    The Mosenekes: A family built of pain and courage
    The Mosenekes: A family built of pain and courage
    Karabo Moseneke (90) loves to feed people. When I arrive to interview her, I’m greeted by a huge teapot and plates piled high with scones...
    SA's 'tainted' parole process in the dock
    SA's 'tainted' parole process in the dock
    Parole has, arguably, become somewhat of a dirty word in South Africa — and it really isn’t hard to see why.
    Hundreds hit by Pistorious parole glitch
    Hundreds hit by Pistorious parole glitch
    Days before Oscar Pistorius (28) was scheduled for release on parole on Friday August 21, prison officials told him to get his belongings together...
    Poetic justice
    Poetic justice
    It a time when a writer's admitted commitment to a "higher purpose" is likely to be criticised as naive or outdated, Nobel prize-winning Irish...