Kwanele Sosibo studied journalism at Durban's ML Sultan Technikon before working at Independent Newspapers from 2000 to 2003. In 2005, he joined the Mail & Guardian's internship programme, and later worked as a reporter at the paper between 2006 and 2008 before working as a researcher. He was the inaugural Eugene Saldanha Fellow in 2011.
Ghanaian American artist Abena Koomson on life, art and the unifying power of Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti's music.
Twitter users went to work on the new DA leader during his first online Q&A session, but he has made a good start.
The Wild Coast community of Xolobeni is vehemently opposed to the proposed open-cast mining of titanium on their traditional land.
Many migrants do not see the recent attacks as xenophobia per se and blame them on poverty.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is not afraid to rock the international relations boat if the need arises.
As attacks spread, leading to murder and thousands of displaced foreigners, we must ask if the bitter pill we swallowed then has had tangible results.
...and different ideas as to the cause of the recent xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal.
Ben Okri’s recent talk in Pretoria on African renaissance, left some indignant and still nowhere closer to discovering their own “mini enlightenment”.
Analysts speculate that Mmusi Maimane could be the next DA leader, but there is doubt about whether this change would make a difference in the party.
Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille will step down as party leader on May 9, but will remain Western Cape premier.