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.
Small business operators and politicians seem to be singing from the same bellicose hymn sheet.
Despite state denials that xenophobia is behind the violence, the attacks on foreign township shop owners appear to have a political edge to them.
Their status as asylum seekers makes it difficult for shop owners from Ethiopia, Somalia and Bengal to get licences and operate legally.
The former police commissioner has died in hospital after a long illness, which in 2012 prompted his release from prison on medical parole.
Foreign shopkeepers displaced during riots in Soweto were urged by some residents to quickly make their way out. Two people have died in the unrest.
Why is Mabogo More, probably the "most frequently cited philosopher living in South Africa today", almost unknown in the country?
There is hope that this time, with a rise in grass-roots social activism, capitalism will not win.
So, if your beret and overall are red, you’re leftwing, right? Not so easy, fighter.
Hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan is back with a new studio album that doesn't quite live up to its predecessors.
Gia Nicolaides was probably on the koppie more than any other reporter. So why is her book so disturbingly wanting, asks Kwanele Sosibo.