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Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah is the Mail & Guardian’s social media editor. She is a digital strategist, blogger and consultant still trying to find her online home.
    No fats, no femmes, no blacks: The unbearable racism of Grindr in South Africa
    No fats, no femmes, no blacks: The unbearable racism of Grindr in South Africa
    On any given day, 1.6-million users in more than 192 countries send more than 70-million messages and 5-million pictures to each other on
    How magazine and newspaper covers encapsulate Donald Trump's US presidential bid
    How magazine and newspaper covers encapsulate Donald Trump's US presidential bid
    The 2016 US presidential race has been unconventional since the beginning – which has resulted in a number of standout magazine and newspaper covers. Here are some of the most memorable thus far:...
    WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
    WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
    Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement (#MTBPS2016) in Parliament, Cape Town. Watch the livestream...
    #HandsOffZuma: ANCYL calls for MK veterans to take up arms for Zuma
    #HandsOffZuma: ANCYL calls for MK veterans to take up arms for Zuma
    The ANC's Youth League Chairperson, Collen Maine on Saturday issued a call to arms for uMkhonto we...
    Michelle Obama destroys Trump: The measure of any society is how it treats its women
    Michelle Obama destroys Trump: The measure of any society is how it treats its women
    They don't call her "The Closer" for nothing. In 2008 and 2012, President Barack Obama's campaign aides dubbed the First Lady "The Closer."...
    Trump forced into apology after disturbing remarks about women surface in leaked video
    Trump forced into apology after disturbing remarks about women surface in leaked video
    Newly unearthed video and audio from 2005 published by the Washington...
    Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Hlaudi Motsoeneng's new look and gig
    Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Hlaudi Motsoeneng's new look and gig
    The SABC says former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is now group executive of corporate affairs. He remains an employee of the public broadcaster despite...
    Brad Pitt remains unscathed but Angelina is the temptress who stole him but is that the whole truth?
    Brad Pitt remains unscathed but Angelina is the temptress who stole him but is that the whole truth?
    It’s been more than a decade since headlines announced the end of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s marriage – and the subsequent blowout when...
    ​Allegations of rape have resurfaced against Donald Trump … yet again
    ​Allegations of rape have resurfaced against Donald Trump … yet again
    Proceedings in a federal lawsuit 
    The problem with Lena Dunham, white feminism, and the apology industrial complex
    The problem with Lena Dunham, white feminism, and the apology industrial complex
    Lena Dunham’s foot-in-mouth disease has made headlines once again after she decided to disparage American football star Odell Beckham Junior for...
    Suspicions over Itai Dzamara’s disappearance fuel the current anti-Mugabe protests
    Suspicions over Itai Dzamara’s disappearance fuel the current anti-Mugabe protests
    It’s been close to 18 months since Zimbabwean journalist and activist Itai Dzamara disappeared while protesting against the Zimbabwean government....
    The Rainbow Nation myth is coming apart – and the onus is not on our kids to fix it
    The Rainbow Nation myth is coming apart – and the onus is not on our kids to fix it
    BODY LANGUAGEAs a collective we owe South African schoolgirls an apology and spirited action. In 2016, girls who cannot vote or legally enter...