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.
Two families recall the harrowing times when peace in KZN was little more than a pipe dreamRomeo and Juliet, two decades later.
Several measures have been put in place to ease tensions at the violence-plagued KwaMashu hostel in KwaZulu-Natal, but some believe it's not enough.
The M&G visits a rural family for the third time in a decade, only to find that little has changed.
Marikana has scarred villagers in the Eastern Cape, where the ANC is losing further ground.
Serious doubts have been raised about the legitimacy of the police submission to the Marikana inquiry for the testimony of Mr X to be held in camera.
The party is finding that the Eastern Cape does not intend to let bygones be bygones.
Amcu says it will continue to strike until it gets a deal that includes a way towards its demand of R12 500, despite mining firms' losses complaints.
Khumalo Street, straddling Thokoza and its hostels, still bears the far-reaching scars of political violence in the 1990s.
In many cases, the lack of basic services comes down to government's poor management of money.
Youth in Tembisa are politically active, but may not turn out to vote – not from apathy, but in protest.